South Africa has had a mixed bag of environmental ministers over the past 30 years and, bar a few, most have taken the environmental agenda forward
Provincial HOD hired despite implication in ‘jobs-for-pals’ probe involving former minister Faith Muthambi
But SA’s delegation leader Derek Hanekom believes everyone wants to see a deal reached
We look at Nomvula Mokonyane’s history in the water department to see what the reshuffle means for new portfolio
Campaigns to ban the importation of captive-bred lion trophies have gathered steam in Australia, France, The Netherlands and the US in recent years
The late Minister Edna Molewa died from Legionnaires’ disease – an extremely acute form of pneumonia, her family said on Sunday.
The minister is reported to have passed away after a period of illness
The beleaguered North West premier will have to answer to the ANC’s top six before facing its NEC
‘South Africa is among the most guilty of e-waste pollution on the continent’
A last-minute meeting doesn’t signal a change in policy on the Israel-Palestine question
The ANC’s international relations subcommittee plans to push for the establishment of a Brics ratings agency to be official party policy.
The group successfully challenged a government decision to confirm the construction of a proposed coal-fired power station.
The decision came on the second day of COP22, where South Africa is negotiating how the Paris Agreement will play out.
It is immensely encouraging that, less than a year after its adoption at the closing of COP21, the ratification of the Paris Agreement has taken place
Readers write in about the black middle class, and food parcels.
The large crowd sang songs in praise of Zuma as he arrived to speak in Port Elizabeth about the Operation Phakisa economy project.
South Africa remains on track to meet the energy efficiency targets set under our 2005 strategy.
Public opinion is against lion hunting, says the president of SA’s Hunters’ Association, and changes must be made for a more acceptable policy.
Despite more resources provided to curb the soaring number of rhino poaching, South Africa has seen an increase this year compared to last year.
The M&G should not allow itself to be used … to fight narrow factional battles, with information drip-fed to journalists.
900 rhino poached so far this year, with 600 of those being poached in the Kruger National Park.
Environmental NGOs write an open letter to the Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa.
The government’s climate policy is on track, contrary to the critics who misunderstand the realities of governance, writes Minister Edna Molewa.
The environment minister has cut funds to monitor climate change and contraventions, showing her tendency to collaborate with corporate power.
Over R600-billion is needed over the next decade to fix poor infrastructure and extend coverage – but less than half of this is available.
Approximately 70% of the gross domestic product of South Africa is supported by water from the Limpopo, Inkomati, Pongola and Orange Rivers.
The water and environmental affairs minister has vowed to return running water to residents of Mothotlung by the end of the week.
Sylvia Lucas, Edna Molewa and Thulas Nxesi are on a shopping spree. They clearly didn’t get the memo from Pravin about trimming the fat.
Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa is under fire for pushing cronies, including radio and TV celebs, into key posts.
Experts say that proposed changes to policy require extensive discussions about competing demands.
The department of water and environmental affairs is not holding back as it reviews its key positions regarding the national water policy.
The rhetoric around fracking is building as Water Minister Edna Molewa issued a notice of her intention to declare fracking a "controlled activity".