An investigation into small fishing communities losing their rights to big companies will be instituted as a matter of high priority. Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana and fishing community leaders from various regions in the Western Cape, including Hangberg, on Sunday agreed that an investigation of this... Read more
Upgrading of the national route between Grahamstown and Fish River Pass – Phase 2
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that controlled blasting is scheduled to take place on the N2, section 13, between Grahamstown and the Fish River Pass every Tuesday until 24 October 2017, weather permitting. The blasts will occur at various positions... Read more
Goodnight Market serves up masterful little dishes
Among the traditional favourites, visitors to the Goodnight Market can look forward to a selection of dainty dishes prepared by MasterChef contestant Khayakazi Kepe this week. The popular artisanal night market, which takes place at the Tramways Building in Port Elizabeth on September 21, will have her treats on... Read more
DPSA minister on drive to improve public service
Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi is on Thursday expected to listen to the day-to-day challenges faced by Limpopo public servants. The meeting is aimed at promoting an innovative, selfless and inspired public service in honour of liberation struggle hero, Oliver Reginald (OR) Tambo. The South African government... Read more
Sanral monitors cape vulture colony
Recent environmental monitoring related to the construction of the Msikaba and Mtentu bridge haul roads found no evidence of disturbance to the Msikaba Cape Vulture Colony, the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) announced today. As part of the environmental requirements for the N2 Wild Coast road... Read more
Upcoming R75 road closures scheduled
The South African National Roads Agency has scheduled several road closure on the National Route R75 between Despatch and Uitenhage from Monday, 18 September 2017 to Wednesday 20 September 2017. The resurfacing contract is continuing on the National Route R75 freeway from Despatch (km 12.6 road marker) to Uitenhage (km... Read more
KZN tightens security to curb rhino poaching
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife is tightening its security in an effort to prevent rhino poaching. “Ezemvelo has strengthened its manpower by recruiting an additional 18 security personnel, who will be deployed in 10 rhino reserves,” MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Sihle Zikalala, said. On Wednesday, MEC Zikalala... Read more
Government calls for calm in fishing protest
The Department of Forestry and Fisheries says it has not taken a decision on the total allowable catch (TAC) for West Coast Rock Lobster (WCRL) for the 2017/18 fishing season. The department on Wednesday said it is concerned that the recent protests linked to a rumoured reduction in the... Read more
Controlled blasting on N2 between Dutywa, Mthatha
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) will conduct controlled blasting between Dutywa and Mthatha on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 at approximately 11am. The blast will take place at approximately 39 kilometres from Dutywa when travelling towards Mthatha in the Mtentu Cuttings. The road will be closed... Read more
Automotive opportunities for black-owned manufacturers
The Eastern Cape Automotive Industry Forum (ECAIF) is inviting all manufacturing companies in the region with a Level 3 and higher B-BBEE certification to register on its database. “Working with all the leading component suppliers in the Eastern Cape we have identified a number of opportunities for black-owned manufacturing... Read more