First Thursdays to focus on township economies

This First Thursday, the Ministry of Economic Opportunities will be showcasing the best of township entrepreneurship.

The intention of the event is to re-imagine townships as vibrant spaces of creativity, innovation and collaboration and aims to showcase the best in Arts, Craft, Fashion, Food and Tourism that local entrepreneurs have to offer.

The event is open to the public to shop and network and members of the media are invited to attend.


Date: Thursday 2nd May 2019

Time: 17:00 – 21:00

First Thursday : Nordic Designers's Aid - Crafting Hope and Innovation Norway

This First Thursday, the Ministry of Economic Opportunities invites you to join the Nordic Designer’s Aid, Crafting Hope and Innovation Norway for a showcase of Nordic – South African fashion, design, arts and culture. This event’s focus is to inspire women and young girls to follow their dreams, raise funds for Crafting Hope’s “Girl Game Changer” programme and to create a platform to network with like-minded in the design, arts & culture area.

Agri Worker Competition Launch

The competition was established to give recognition to the valuable and important contribution of the farm worker towards the sustainability and growth of agriculture in South Africa.

The vision of the Department of Agriculture: Western Cape is to present the competition on a provincial level first, and then extend it on a national scale.

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