26 November 2020 - Today I am pleased to announce the winners of the Drivers for Change Youth pilot initiative. This initiative announced on Youth Day this year, responded to President Ramaphosa’s challenge to South Africa’s youth challenge to craft and design programmes that will make the country reach its developmental goals and address the unemployment crisis.


25 November 2020 - Two measures have been approved by Cabinet that will assist in addressing threats to the country’s biodiversity.During a virtual Cabinet meeting on 18 November 2020, the updated National Protected Areas Expansion Strategy and the revised National Biodiversity Framework were approved...


23 November 2020 - The Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms. Barbara Creecy, will announce the thirteen successful projects for the R1, 3 million worth Driving Force for Change initiative on Thursday 26 November 2020, in Pretoria. On Youth Day, more than 100 youth from across South Africa took part in a virtual dialogue during which they expressed concerns about the dire economic...


23 November 2020 - My name is Ishaam Abader and I have been requested to apologise on behalf of the Minister and the Deputy Minister as they are unfortunately unable to attend this morning due top other unavoidable commitments. I feel honoured and indeed thrilled to stand here on behalf of the Minister who has been invited by His Royal Highness, His Majesty King Thulare the III, the King of Bapedi Nation, on the occasion of this historic and auspicious event. What makes this occasion even more special is that it is taking place here, at Freedom Park...


17 November 2020 - It gives me great pleasure to be here today to present the panels’ findings and recommendations, in recognition of World Fisheries Day. This day is significant because it serves as an annual reminder of how South Africa is blessed with a wide variety of fisheries resources, but also that we have to sustainably manage and adequately protect the ecosystems that harbour these finite resources