Have your say on Buffalo River Estuarine
Environmental Affairs Minister Dr Edna Molewa has published the draft Buffalo River Estuarine Management Plan for public comment. This was published in Government Notice No. 116 in the Government Gazette on Friday. “The Buffalo River Estuarine Management Plan (EMP) has been developed in terms of the National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal... Read more
NMB water crisis – Coega puts up its hand
“The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is pro-actively implementing water conservation efforts by reducing its water consumption due to the drought experienced by the Nelson Mandela Bay area,” says Dr Ayanda Vilakazi, CDC’s Head of Marketing, Brand and Communications. The CDC has a water wise garden at its head office... Read more
SA, Zimbabwe sign more agreements
South Africa and Zimbabwe on Tuesday signed several agreements, which they say will further improve relations between them. The agreements are in the areas of energy, environment, information communications technologies and sports and recreation. They were signed during the second session of the Bi-National Commission, co-chaired by President Jacob... 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
Eastern Cape: Biodiversity key to growing tourism
THE EASTERN CAPE Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism says the protection of the province’s biodiversity will have a positive effect on tourism and lead to increased revenue for communities, tourism agencies and other stakeholders. The Department, which is holding the provincial biodiversity celebrations in Mount Frere... Read more