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iol.co.za
Scrapping our throwaway society keyOnly 3.3% of SA’s urban population regularly recycles, choosing instead to dump
Scrapping our throwaway society key
iol.co.za / Posted 6 hours ago
Only 3.3% of SA’s urban population regularly recycles, choosing instead to dump everything and leave it to the bin pickers, writes Georgina Crouth. Only 3.3 percent of South Africa’s urban population regularly recycles, choosing instead to dump... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Seal team's secret weapon is stealth Creeping up on Cape fur seals around the Two Oceans Aquarium is all in a day'
Seal team's secret weapon is stealth
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
Creeping up on Cape fur seals around the Two Oceans Aquarium is all in a day's work for Vincent Calder. A Cape fur seal rests on a jetty in Cape Town harbour. Picture: Aletta Harrison/EWN. Cape fur seal,Two... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Malelane Safari Lodge processes are legalThe article in Beeld of 14 January 2016 by Elise Tempelhoff under the headline
Malelane Safari Lodge processes are legal
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
The article in Beeld of 14 January 2016 by Elise Tempelhoff under the headline “Luukse lodge teen nuwe oord in wildtuin” and sub-heading “DIE APPELLANTE RY NOU PERMANENTE WERKGELEENTHEDE VIR 350 MENSE IN DIE WIELE”, refers. The article was published... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Makgalemele Tours ProjectsMahalapye — Poverty eradication projects and other businesses could create empl
Makgalemele Tours Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Mahalapye — Poverty eradication projects and other businesses could create employment and help curb absolute poverty. The Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Dikgang Makgalemele, said this during his tour of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa Bans Leopard Trophy HuntingIt is almost impossible to know how leopards are faring in South Africa. They a
South Africa Bans Leopard Trophy Hunting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
It is almost impossible to know how leopards are faring in South Africa. They are secretive animals that are mainly nocturnal, solitary, and range over huge areas. Counting them requires intensive research using expensive technology such camera... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Government bans leopard hunting"Provincial conservation authorities were informed that leopard hunts should no
Government bans leopard hunting
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
"Provincial conservation authorities were informed that leopard hunts should not be authorised in 2016," the Department of Environmental Affairs said, adding that the ban would be reviewed at the end of the year. The department said it was acting on... Read more
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iafrica.com
Leopard trophy hunting 'banned' for 2016A file image of a leopard. Credit: sxc.hu The Department of Environmental Affa
Leopard trophy hunting 'banned' for 2016
iafrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
A file image of a leopard. Credit: sxc.hu The Department of Environmental Affairs has set provincial leopard trophy hunting quotas at zero for 2016, effectively banning leopard trophy hunting throughout South Africa for a year. This follows an... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
South Africa Bans Leopard Hunting For 2016They say a leopard can't change its spots. But if you happen to spot a leopard
South Africa Bans Leopard Hunting For 2016
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 13 days ago
They say a leopard can't change its spots. But if you happen to spot a leopard in South Africa this year, you won't be allowed to hunt it. South Africa's Department of Environmental Affairs told regional authorities not to allow any leopard hunts... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
South Africa Bans Leopard Hunting For 2016They say a leopard can't change its spots. But if you happen to spot a leopard
South Africa Bans Leopard Hunting For 2016
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 13 days ago
They say a leopard can't change its spots. But if you happen to spot a leopard in South Africa this year, you won't be allowed to hunt it. South Africa's Department of Environmental Affairs told regional authorities not to allow any leopard hunts... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
South Africa Bans Leopard Hunting For 2016They say a leopard can't change its spots. But if you happen to spot a leopard
South Africa Bans Leopard Hunting For 2016
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 13 days ago
They say a leopard can't change its spots. But if you happen to spot a leopard in South Africa this year, you won't be allowed to hunt it. South Africa's Department of Environmental Affairs told regional authorities not to allow any leopard hunts... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
South Africa Bans Leopard Hunting For 2016They say a leopard can't change its spots. But if you happen to spot a leopard
South Africa Bans Leopard Hunting For 2016
KGTV San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
They say a leopard can't change its spots. But if you happen to spot a leopard in South Africa this year, you won't be allowed to hunt it. South Africa's Department of Environmental Affairs told regional authorities not to allow any leopard hunts... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA bans leopard hunting in 2016Johannesburg - South Africa has imposed a year-long ban on leopard hunting in 2
SA bans leopard hunting in 2016
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
Johannesburg - South Africa has imposed a year-long ban on leopard hunting in 2016 in a decision hailed on Monday by conservation activists. “Provincial conservation authorities were informed that leopard hunts should not be authorised in 2016,” the... Read more
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PhysOrg
South Africa puts year-long ban on leopard huntingA leopard sneaks out from the bush at the Born Free Foundation on May 12, 2010
South Africa puts year-long ban on leopard hunting
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
A leopard sneaks out from the bush at the Born Free Foundation on May 12, 2010 in the Shamwari Game Reserve South Africa has imposed a year-long ban on leopard hunting in 2016 in a decision hailed Monday by conservation activists. "Provincial... Read more
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Daily Maverick
South Africa bans leopard trophy huntingThe Department of Environmental Affairs has set to zero all hunting permits for
South Africa bans leopard trophy hunting
Daily Maverick / Posted 14 days ago
The Department of Environmental Affairs has set to zero all hunting permits for leopards in South Africa – which is, effectively, a total ban on hunting the cats. This follows an alert by its Scientific Authority that the number of leopards in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Mosebenzi Zwane - Community Imbizo On Shale Gas DevelopmentOur host, Mayor of Inxuba ye Themba Municipality, Cllr. Nyameka Goniwe Kindly
Minister Mosebenzi Zwane - Community Imbizo On Shale Gas Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Our host, Mayor of Inxuba ye Themba Municipality, Cllr. Nyameka Goniwe Kindly accept my appreciation for the warm welcome I and the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) team have received and the graciousness and cooperation you have shown to us in... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Controversial toll road through the Wild Coast gets the go-aheadEastern Cape government spokesman Sizwe Kupelo said Rural Development and Land
Controversial toll road through the Wild Coast gets the go-ahead
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
Eastern Cape government spokesman Sizwe Kupelo said Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti’s Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Committee has given the go ahead for the project after the South African National Roads Agency... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rhino Poaching Figures StabilisePretoria — For the first time in 10 years, rhino poaching is stabilising in Sou
Rhino Poaching Figures Stabilise
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Pretoria — For the first time in 10 years, rhino poaching is stabilising in South Africa, says Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa. By the end of December 2015, the number of poached rhino was 1175, compared to the same period in 2014, where... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Nod for Wild Coast tollConstruction of the much-anticipated multibillion-rand N2 Wild Coast toll road,
Nod for Wild Coast toll
Daily Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
Construction of the much-anticipated multibillion-rand N2 Wild Coast toll road, a project set to create more than 6700 direct jobs, has been given the green light. Construction of the multi-billion N2 Wild Coast Road project has been given a green... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Fewer rhino poachedLast year 1175 rhino were poached nationally - 40 fewer than in 2014. The Worl
Fewer rhino poached
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 18 days ago
Last year 1175 rhino were poached nationally - 40 fewer than in 2014. The World Wildlife Fund has said that in Namibia 80 rhino were poached last year, up from 25 the year before and from only four in 2013. In Zimbabwe 50 of the animals were killed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Affairs On Working On Fire ReportThe South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has released the findings of
Environmental Affairs On Working On Fire Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has released the findings of the fatal accident of Working on Fire (WoF) pilot, Mr Hendrik "Bees" Marais, which took place on 08 March 2015. The Department of Environmental Affairs' implementing... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Suspected rhino poaching syndicate to appear in courtThe syndicate has been the subject of an investigation since 2013 and is allege
Suspected rhino poaching syndicate to appear in court
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 21 days ago
The syndicate has been the subject of an investigation since 2013 and is alleged to have contributed to the illegal poaching of rhinos and illicit dealing in rhino horns in Klerksdorp‚ Rustenburg‚ Pretoria and Johannesburg‚ the animal rights... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 13 January 20161.1. Cabinet met to deliberate on the state of the economy and budget related m
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 13 January 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
1.1. Cabinet met to deliberate on the state of the economy and budget related matters. Cabinet noted a number of factors impacting on the economy of the country. The global outlook has deteriorated in recent months. Slower global growth reflects, in... Read more
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iol.co.za
National treasure saved by judiciaryWhen the minister of environmental affairs says we should understand the import
National treasure saved by judiciary
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
When the minister of environmental affairs says we should understand the importance of the ocean and how we can use its resources to drive economic growth, it is an opinion that even the most cynical must applaud. Evidently, lower down the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
'Skedonk' chopper killed pilotIn their report, investigators say the Bell 212 flew for almost 70 hours withou
'Skedonk' chopper killed pilot
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 26 days ago
In their report, investigators say the Bell 212 flew for almost 70 hours without being inspected, when aviation regulations say it should have been checked after every flight. According to the report, about 30km from its base in Newlands a warning... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
New laws on rhino huntingThe Department of Environmental Affairs has drafted regulations to strengthen c
New laws on rhino hunting
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 26 days ago
The Department of Environmental Affairs has drafted regulations to strengthen control over the sale of live rhinos, trophy hunting and the stockpiling of rhino horn. Rhino hunting is legal in South Africa if the hunter has a permit but the proposed... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Working on Fire fought 99 fires in DecemberThulani Gqirana, News24 Cape Town - Working on Fire, the national department o
Working on Fire fought 99 fires in December
News 24 South Africa / Posted 27 days ago
Thulani Gqirana, News24 Cape Town - Working on Fire, the national department of environmental affairs’ programme that deals with veld and forest fires, handled almost 100 fires in December. And most of those were in the Western Cape. Working on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma Appoints Zanele Mngadi As a Member of the Media Development and Diversity Agency BoardPresident Jacob Zuma has, in terms of section 4(1)(c) read with section 7(2) of
President Jacob Zuma Appoints Zanele Mngadi As a Member of the Media Development and Diversity Agency Board
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
President Jacob Zuma has, in terms of section 4(1)(c) read with section 7(2) of the Media Development and Diversity Agency Act, 2002 (Act No. 14 of 2002), appointed Ms Zanele Mngadi as a member of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Zuma Appoints New MDDA Board MemberPretoria — President Jacob Zuma has appointed Zanele Mngadi as a member of the
President Zuma Appoints New MDDA Board Member
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma has appointed Zanele Mngadi as a member of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Board. The Presidency on Thursday said the appointment was in terms of section 4(1)(c) read with section 7(2) of the Media... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Zuma adds new member to media diversity bodyZanele Mngadi ‚ who is currently chief of staff in the Department of Environmen
Zuma adds new member to media diversity body
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted a month ago
Zanele Mngadi ‚ who is currently chief of staff in the Department of Environmental Affairs‚ “has worked as a journalist and as a government communicator for 20 years‚ including leading communications in the Presidency for more than a decade”‚ a... Read more
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iol.co.za
New spotter plane to curb poachingSouth Africa-based conservation groups have donated a new spotter plane and oth
New spotter plane to curb poaching
iol.co.za / Posted 1 months ago
South Africa-based conservation groups have donated a new spotter plane and other anti-poaching tools worth R2.6 million to neighbouring Mozambique to curb the poaching of rhinos and other wildlife. The new aerial surveillance aircraft will be used... Read more

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