25 November 2021 - Thank You for the opportunity to address you on an issue that has become more critical in recent times. The SA Banking Association conference comes only days since signatories to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) delivered the Glasgow Climate Pact which, amongst others, acknowledges that...


24 November 2021 - It is indeed an honour and privilege for me to join you during your annual general meeting today. I think it is important to first acknowledge that we live in a rich and beautiful country with superlative biological diversity. In fact, amongst the top 17 mega-biodiverse countries in the world we are ranked number three (3), after Brazil and Indonesia.


22 November 2021 - The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment has noted concerns about the seismic surveys to be conducted by Shell and Impact Africa Limited off the coast of South Africa between December and February 2022.


21 November 2021 - Two German nationals have been arrested near Askam in the Northern Cape for the illegal trade and possession of reptiles and controlled substances. The men were arrested on 19 November 2021 as a result of a multi-agency reptile undercover operation...


17 November 2021 - South Africa welcomes the outcomes of the recently concluded Glasgow Climate Conference (COP26/CMP16/CMA3), which provide Parties with a firm basis for the full and effective implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and its Paris Agreement.