03 March 2021 - The Deputy Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Ms Makhotso Sotyu has encouraged learners of Ikgomotseng community to be environmentally conscious and ensure their community is free of litter. Deputy Minister Sotyu was addressing learners at Kagisano Combined School, where she donated school uniform, garden tools and planted indigenous trees...


03 March 2021 - The Deputy Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Ms Makhotso Sotyu will visit Kagisano Combined School in Soutpan, Mangaung in the Free State Province, as part of the Back to School Campaign on Friday 5 March 2021. The Deputy Minister will use the campaign to support learners with school uniform, garden tools and plant indigenous trees.


28 February 2021 - DEFF together with the Gert Sibande District Municipality in Mpumalanga on Thursday, 18 February 2021, visited the Sasol Secunda Plant to check on operations, which were believed to be the possible source of the sulphur stench experienced in parts of Gauteng...


26 February 2021 - Cabinet has concurred with the recommendation by the SAWS Board to appoint Mr Moegamat Ishaam Abader as CEO of the South African Weather Service. Mr Abader’s appointment was confirmed by the Cabinet during a virtual meeting on 24 February 2021. Both Minister Creecy and Deputy Minister Sotyu have welcomed Cabinet’s concurrence of Mr Abader’s appointment, saying it comes at a time when climate change...


22 February 2021 - I am honoured to deliver this statement on behalf of the African Group. Firstly, allow me to thank and commend you, Your Excellency, Mr. Sveinung Rotevatn, Minister for Climate and Environment of Norway, and President of this Fifth Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly for your good leadership, under the very unusual and challenging circumstances due to the Covid-19 pandemic.