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Govt welcomes rhino poaching ruling

Pretoria - Government has welcomed the 40-year prison sentence that was handed down to Thai national, Chumlong Lemtongthai, for rhino poaching. The Thai national pleaded guilty to 59 counts in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court earlier this week. Phumla Williams, GCIS Acting CEO said: “The GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Govt welcomes rhino poaching ruling

Pretoria - Government has welcomed the 40-year prison sentence that was handed down to Thai national, Chumlong Lemtongthai, for rhino poaching. The Thai national pleaded guilty to 59 counts in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court earlier this week. Phumla Williams, GCIS Acting CEO said: “The GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Govt needs to be tough on air polluters

Rusteburg – Air pollution is still a scourge confronting South Africa, says Water and Environmental Affairs Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi. “It’s a serious challenge. We know we are a developing country. Industrially, South Africa is developing very fast and all of this is polluting ou GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Govt welcomes dismissal of SATRP, Bridgestone application

Pretoria – Government has welcomed the decision of court to dismiss with costs the application brought by the South African Tyre Recycling Process Company NPC (SATRP) and Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd. In a statement on Tuesday, the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa a GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Govt recognises the importance of aquaculture

Pretoria- Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, says government recognises the importance of aquaculture and the role it will play in sustaining production of food fish. “The South African Government recognises the importance of aquaculture and the role it will p GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Govt seeks private sector help with climate change

Durban – The green economy path is not just about low carbon emissions; it is also about the reduction of resource usage, waste and valuing the ecosystem goods and services. Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa made this point while addressing the BMW Group Sustainable Future GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Local govt must educate communities on climate change

Pretoria - Local government needs to play a leading role in stressing the importance to communities on the threat climate change has on the world. “We need to impress on all our communities the threat climate change poses to our world and articulate the need to adapt and mitigate the ill-effect GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Calls for govt officials to go green

Cape Town - A suggestion has been made for government officials to go through a "mandatory energy efficient education." In the same vein, Parliament in Cape Town and Pretoria's Union Buildings have been called upon to take the lead in energy saving. Government has also been urged to stop the … [Read more...]