Andrew Boraine

Celebrating ten years of leadership: saying goodbye to Andrew Boraine

Andrew Boraine speaks to Terry Carter, photo by Yasser Booley

In April 2013, after nearly ten years of leadership, Andrew Boraine stepped down as chief executive of the Cape Town Partnership, to take up the position of CEO of the Western Cape Economic Development Partnership, and Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana, MD since 2011 and with the organisation since 2004, took up the mantle of CEO. Continued…

September 16, 2013

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Changes in the life and leadership of the Cape Town Partnership

Today marks an exciting and significant moment in the life and leadership of the Cape Town Partnership. Continued…

April 26, 2013

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Sea Point Promenade open to cyclists, skateboarders and rollerbladers

Sea Point promenade (c) Andrew Boraine

The City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Transport, Roads and Stormwater, Councillor Brett Herron, has announced that as part of its efforts to build an inclusive Cape Town, the City will be experimenting with lifting the prohibition on the use of bicycles, skateboards and rollerblades on the Sea Point Promenade. Continued…

October 2, 2012

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The Economic Development Partnership is hiring

A discussion at the Economic Development Partnership members forum, 2012. Photo by Yasser Booley

The Economic Development Partnership, a multi-sectoral organisation that focuses on mobilising a wide range of socio-economic stakeholders towards a more inclusive and resilient regional economy in the Western Cape, is looking for assistance with the coordination and management of its projects and opportunities.  Continued…

September 3, 2012

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Western Cape joins National Treasury’s regional economic development learning network initiative

Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban

At a ground-breaking, inaugural workshop held in Cape Town on 7 March 2012, hosted by the National Treasury’s Technical Assistance Unit (TAU), the Western Cape Government, the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Economic Development Partnership (EDP) joined forces with national government departments, metropolitan governments and economic agencies to form the Economies of Regions Learning Network (ERLN). Continued…

March 20, 2012

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EDP: Creating a platform for collaborative advantage and inclusive growth in the Western Cape

Afrika Melane at the EDP CEOs Forum

Tackling deep-rooted structural employment and economic challenges in the Western Cape, and harnessing new growth opportunities in a rapidly-changing global environment, will require new levels of collaboration between the private sector, universities, civil society, and government. Continued…

February 29, 2012

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EDP: Creating opportunities for growth and jobs

EDP CEO FORUM 21 Nov 2011

How do you get a regional economy to pull in the same direction? How do you make sure that growth and jobs is the result? The Western Cape government is creating the Economic Development Partnership to do just that. Continued…

November 22, 2011

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Cape Town, on the map and on the move

Bulelwa Ngewana Makalima CTP AGM 2011, image Shaen Adey

The Cape Town Partnership hosted their 2011 Annual General Meeting, celebrating recent awards that have highlighted Cape Town’s spot on the world map, and the opportunity for the city to harness the added impetus they bring to continue its good work. Continued…

November 17, 2011

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