The State of Provincial Agriculture – A discussion with business on the way forward

The Agribusiness Portfolio Committee will be hosting a meeting with Minister Ivan Meyer: the new Western Cape Minister of Agriculture. The Minister will be joined by the following Department of Agriculture representatives: • Dr Dirk Troskie – Director: Business Planning & Strategy; • Ms Bongiswa Matoti – Director: Agricultural Economics; and • Ms Ashia Petersen […]

Metrorail – An update of the Rail Service in the Western Cape

The Transport & Transport Infrastructure Portfolio Committee will be hosting a meeting with Mr Richard Walker: Western Cape Regional Manager of Metrorail & Ms Riana Scott: Western Cape Marketing & Communication Manager of  Metrorail. On Thursday, 08 August 2019 Transport Minister Mr Fikile Mbalula launched Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa)’s War Room aimed […]

Data Protection – What you need to know

Data protection laws exist globally, and no business is exempt from them.  Organisations that have international branches are also required to comply with these laws, whether they are aware of the laws or not. The Cape Chamber’s Innovation and Digital Portfolio Committee will be hosting an engagement with Mr Ross Saunders of the Data Crusader who specialises […]

Risk versus Reward – The Era of Social Media Disruption

We all live in an age where “going viral” can inspire fear in the heart of an organisation’s leadership team or improve brand equity overnight. The Cape Chamber’s Innovation and Digital Portfolio Committee will be hosting an engagement with Ms Debbie Shepard, the founder of Affinity Consulting ZA and InDigital Africa. In an era where the […]

National tax regime, morality & compliance

The Economic & Finance Portfolio Committee will be hosting a meeting with Mr Gert van Heerden – Tax Ombud: Senior Manager Legal & Acting CEO,  Mr Dan Zulu – SARS: Acting Chief Officer for Business and Individual Tax (BAIT) and Mr Francois Engelbrecht – SARS: Domain Specialist. The objective of the meeting is to discuss […]