20 May 2022 - Minister Barbara Creecy will launch the R44.5 million worth national waste collection and landfill management fleet on Monday, 23 May 2022 at Mulenzhe village, Collins Chabane Local Municipality, Vhembe District Municipality. This national waste management intervention seeks to address waste collection issues in un-serviced areas, illegal...


19 May 2022 - As we have just seen, witnessed and experienced the recent catastrophic and fatal floods in KwaZulu-Natal, climate change is already introducing itself in our country.  And, already, and rightfully so, calls for enhancing early warning systems, have been made. We wish to assure our Nation that our Government and relevant National, Provincial and Local Governments are working tirelessly on all these systems, to ensure that the disaster risk management strategies are in place and effectively implemented


19 May 2022 - It has been several weeks since KwaZulu-Natal, parts of the Eastern Cape and North West Provinces suffered severe damage from floods. This tragic event has left many counting the cost, not only of the loss of loved ones, but also the damage caused to homes, infrastructure, and the economy. Severe weather events, a phenomena associated with...


19 May 2022 - Minister Barbara Creecy has granted a 15-month extension to holders of rights applied for before 20 November 2015 to comply with the 2015 Financial Provisioning Regulations. The extension is subject to, amongst others, those holders complying with the provisions and arrangements regarding financial provisioning set in their respective rights as issued in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002. The affected holders of have until 19 September 2023 to comply.


19 May 2022 - The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Barbara Creecy in partnership with South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) Chairperson, Professor Edward Nesamvuni, will mark the International Day for Biological Diversity (IBD) by launching the Thohoyandou National Botanical Garden, on Sunday, 22 May 2022, in Thohoyandou, Vhembe District Municipality, Limpopo