Buyelwa Sonjica

 
Court asked to halt river 'vandalism'
Court asked to halt river 'vandalism'
Residents of Lephalale in Limpopo have gone to court to stop the destruction of an ancient river-bed for the building of Medupi power station.
State widens hunt for mineral wealth
State widens hunt for mineral wealth
State-owned mining company African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation (AEMFC) has received 27 prospecting licences from the department of...
Polluters will pay, says Sonjica
Polluters will pay, says Sonjica
Those responsible for contaminating South African land will pay, Environmental Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica said on Wednesday.
Environmental courts to be established
Environmental courts to be established
Environmental courts are to be established to address water crimes that threaten an already water-stressed nation, Water and Environmental Affairs...
Report reveals rotten state of SA's sewage plants
Report reveals rotten state of SA's sewage plants
The shocking state of South Africa's sewage plants, which treat billions of litres of waste water each day, was revealed in the long-awaited
Developing nations want 2011 climate pact deadline
Developing nations want 2011 climate pact deadline
A group of developing countries, among the world's fastest-growing carbon emitters, said on Sunday a legally binding global agreement to limit...
Minister has serious concerns about sanitation
Minister has serious concerns about sanitation
Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica on Wednesday denied there was a sanitation crisis in South Africa, but said her department...
A licence to plunder
A licence to plunder
The state mining company that stirred up a hornet's nest by targeting prime Western Cape wine estates has applied for prospecting rights on more...
DA says water boards are in dire straits
DA says water boards are in dire straits
The Democratic Alliance has urged Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica to give urgent attention to making regional water boards...
Sonjica: 'Weak' climate agreement disappointing
Sonjica: 'Weak' climate agreement disappointing
The agreement to which South Africa was a signatory at the climate-change talks in Copenhagen last week is "not acceptable", Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica said on Tuesday....
Sonjica: SA needs billions for water projects
Sonjica: SA needs billions for water projects
South Africa needs more than R70-billion to improve its bulk water infrastructure, Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica said on...
Sonjica's tough talk
Sonjica's tough talk
Flanked by South Africa's two leading climate change negotiators, Buyelwa Sonjica, South Afric's environmental affairs minister, seemed a determined woman at OR Tambo airport this week. ...

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