Two senior Free State wildlife officials have come under scrutiny for their close relationship with the hunting industry.
A rural development project in Nkandla, chaired by President Zuma, has drawn fire for being ill-conceived and for allegedly bullying government.
A meeting between Vietnam and South Africa revealed that the Vietnamese were completely unaware of the scale of the horn-smuggling racket on its soil.
South Africa hopes to impress the world with its new national climate response policy -- which has been in the making for years.
Yolandi Groenewald's guide to the climate change negotiations will help you steer your way through it like a greenhouse gas expert.
Two months before COP17, the hardline stances of different economic blocs and countries are posing a threat to chances of a deal in Durban.
Delegates in Durban will debate whether agriculture needs special attention.
South Africa stands to gain much from the tax in terms of both monetary and environmental benefits, but business warns of job losses.
The Kyoto Protocol once again took centre stage at this week's round of climate negotiations, indicating that a fight is brewing ahead of COP17.
The treaty expires at the end of the year and the pressure is on to negotiate an extension.