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NW premier commends rhino committee

Pretoria - North West Premier Thandi Modise has commended the provincial Rhino Priority Committee for its role in the fight against rhino poaching. … [Read more...]

Fish stocks on the decline

Pretoria - South African stocks of wild fish are on the decline, a report by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has shown. "The 2012 Status Report confirms that South African stocks show no exception to global … [Read more...]

New waste tyre management plan

Pretoria - The Department of Environmental Affairs says a new REDISA Integrated Waste Tyre Management Plan (IIWTMP) has been published for immediate implementation. … [Read more...]

SA signs deal to save rhino

Ha Noi - The governments of South Africa and Vietnam today signed a landmark agreement that authorities hope will help quash the alarming scourge of rhino poaching that has been seen in the North West, Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces. … [Read more...]

More rhinos are killed

Pretoria - The North West provincial government is considering asking the South African National Defence Force to assist in overcoming the scourge of rhino poaching, Premier Thandi Modise says. … [Read more...]

Food security linked to land reform

Pretoria - Government cannot talk about improving food security without referring to land reform, President Jacob Zuma told members of the African Farmers Association of South Africa (AFASA) at a gala dinner on Monday. … [Read more...]

S Africans must understand conservation

Musina - South Africans need to understand the value of conservation if they are to take pride in their national parks, says Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa. … [Read more...]

National Parks Week 2012

Pretoria – South Africans with valid Identity Documents will as from today until Friday be able to spend a day at a national park of their choice free of charge. … [Read more...]

Organic farming changes villagers’ lives

East London - An Eastern Cape community is discovering that the organic vegetables they harvest are both healthy and profitable. Residents of Highbury outside Mthatha have been benefiting from a project being run by the provincial … [Read more...]

E-visas to grow tourism, create jobs

Pretoria - The introduction of e-visas will serve not only to grow tourism volumes but will also create new job opportunities, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said on Sunday. “There are opportunities to accelerate the … [Read more...]