Fishing

Fish species overexploited or collapsed

No-take zones in estuaries may be the solution

Fear not, trout-fanciers: your alien fish are here to stay

The department of environmental affairs wants trout declared an invasive species, but a lobby group says this move will kill an important industry

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.

Fishing and family planning – how the two are linked

Sometimes, delivering mixed messages is a good thing, as an integrated project in the Lake Tanganyika region has proved.

Controversial fishing rights process leaves many stranded

Despite Tina Joemat-Pettersson's address on the fishing rights allocation process, some line fishers are still unsure about the controversial process.

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.

Fisheries department grants line fishers interim relief

The fisheries department has announced fisherman who were refused line fishing rights may apply for exemptions pending an appeals process outcome.

Sustainable fishing will save oceans

Overharvesting of the world's oceans has led to the depletion and, in some cases, collapse of many of the world's major fish stocks.

Revised Act supports small fishers

The recent proposed amendments to the Marine Living Resources Act seek to sustain South Africa’s fishing resources.

Seafood setback

South Africa has for years taken pride in having well-managed fisheries.

Sea sore

Mining on land very evidently leaves scars and long-term problems such as acid mine drainage.

Sea sore

What harm could mining do to the sea bed?

Latest

Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history