26 April 2017 - I am indeed truly humbled to address you as we conclude the programme of the 2nd Africa-China Youth Festival. I can attest from the onset that we have managed to build on the success of the inaugural Africa-China Youth Festival that was held in Beijing last year.
25 April 2017 - The Greenest Schools Programme is still in its infancy stage but our vision is to make ita leading environmental management and award initiative working with primary and high schools across the country. I am particularly pleased with the participation of so many primary and high school learners during the processes that led up to this point where we recognize and reward them for taking stewardship of their environment.
25 April 2017 - The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson, together with the Limpopo MEC for Economic Development, Environment and Tourism, Mr Seaparo Sekoati and the MEC for Education, Mr Ishmael Kgatjepe launched the inaugural South African Green Schools Programme (SAGSP) in Polokwane today, Tuesday 25 April 2017.
25 April 2017 - The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) today joins the rest of the world in commemorating the annual World Penguin Day. The Department, along with the management authorities (CapeNature, SANParks and Robben Island Museum), various stakeholders which includes academia, research institutions and NGOs have co-laboured to improve the status of the African Penguin and to safeguard the long-term survival of this species in the wild.
24 April 2017 - The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson, together with the Limpopo MEC for Economic Development, Environment and Tourism, Mr Seaparo Sekoati, will lead the inaugural South African Green Schools Programme prizes awards ceremony to be held on Tuesday 25 April 2017 in Polokwane, Limpopo Province.