18 January 2022 - Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen. Less than a week ago a fire ravaged the Kleinmond area of the Overberg, destroying 5 417 hectares of vegetation, which was extinguished. Fortunately, no lives were lost in the fire, although one structure was destroyed. I would like today to commend the more than...


18 January 2022 - The Minister Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Ms Barbara Creecy will visit schools in the Overberg Municipality, Western Cape, on 19 January 2022. Minister Creecy will be visiting Hawston Secondary School and Kleinbaai Primary School with the purpose of assessing the readiness of the schools to resume the 2022 academic year.


17 January 2022 - On Tuesday, 18 January 2022, the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries, and the Environment, Ms Barbara Creecy will visit the Kleinmond area following the fire which destroyed 5 417ha of vegetation and left one structure burnt Last week Minister Creecy announced that in the interest of public accountability...


14 January 2022 - A team of Environmental Management Inspectors (EMIs) with experience in dealing with pollution incidents from the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment has been deployed to KwaZulu-Natal to support the investigation into the spill of polluted mine waste water into river systems flowing...


13 January 2022 - The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Ms Barbara Creecy, has condemned the killing of five City of Johannesburg security guards killed in a shooting at the Goudkoppies landfill site in Devland, Johannesburg, on Tuesday. “The murder of the guards and wounding of two of their colleagues is strongly condemned,” said the Minister.