Fisheries

SA at sea over illegal fishing in its waters

Foreign trawlers invading South Africa’s oceans costs the economy R60bn a year because it can’t afford to patrol and control its resources.

New app for small-scale fishing industry

The new app - known as Abalobi - signals a lifeline for fisherfolk who were marginalised and never had legal rights to fish marine resources.

Fisheries department will call on police to deal with corruption

Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says she will call in the police if an internal probe reveals corrupt activity within the department.

Fight to net sea lion’s share of pilchard market heats up

Oceana asks the Competition Tribunal to overturn a decision by the commission.

Line fisherman to challenge licence decisions in court

Line fisherman have sought an urgent interdict against the fisheries department after its allocation of permits left many of without licences to fish.

Department’s fishing scoresheets illegal, says expert

A former legal adviser for ex-fisheries minister Valli Moosa says the department's scoresheets - giving fishermen permits to work - are unlawful.

Madonsela scents something rotten

Why did Tina Joemat-Pettersson's department bend over backwards to promote Sekunjalo?

Earth’s final frontier

Moving Sushi is the runner-up in the Future Leaders Award.

Oceana tries to wiggle off the hook

Oceana's claim that consumers were not harmed in anticompetitive practices rings hollow, writes Lloyd Gedye.

Small fry for big fisheries

Fishing group Oceana admitted guilt to the Competition Commission for a long list of price-fixing and agreed to pay a fine of nearly R35-million.

Fisheries stink gets up MP’s nose

Langa Zita, director general of the fisheries department has demanded answers to a damning report about a senior official's role in a dodgy contract.

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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world