18 February 2017 - It is a privilege for me to be here today joining you for this sod-turning ceremony in this iconic national park of ours. There is a long history about this place that is known to most South Africans if not all. (We left the story of long history hanging. This is a major milestone that formally marks the start of the construction of the Skukuza Safari Lodge that will upon completion be a world-class facility.
17 February 2017 - The Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi today, 17 February 2017 has on behalf of the Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson led a public awareness drive to commemorate the World Wetlands Day (WWD) under the theme: “Wetlands for disaster risk reduction” at the Esselen Park Wetlands Pan in Tembisa, Gauteng Province.
16 February 2017 - The Green Scorpions from the national Department of Environmental Affairs initiated an investigation at the FG landfill site in Midrand, during February 2016. This process resulted in a criminal investigation where a number of samples and documents were seized for further consideration.
15 February 2017 - The Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, will on behalf of the Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson lead a public awareness drive to commemorate the World Wetlands Day (WWD) under the theme: “Wetlands for disaster risk reduction” in Tembisa, Gauteng Province on Friday, 17 February 2017.
14 February 2017 - Please note: The media briefing by the Minister of Environmental Affairs to outline progress in the fight against rhino poaching has been postponed. A new date will be communicated soon. The Minister Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, will report back on the progress of the implementation of the Integrated Strategic Management Approach of Rhinoceros.