department of environmental affairs

Hugo Ngcobo plays his part in environmental awareness

By Mduduzi Malinga  Brand South Africa in collaboration with the Songimvelo Recycle, hosted a recycling event in September in...

Hugo Ngcobo plays his part in environmental awareness

By Mduduzi Malinga  Brand South Africa in collaboration with the Songimvelo Recycle, hosted a recycling event in September in...

South Africa welcomes another world heritage site

Unesco's World Heritage Committee has included South Africa's ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape on its list of world heritage sites. Priya Pitamber South Africa's ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape in...

South Africa welcomes another world heritage site

Unesco's World Heritage Committee has included South Africa's ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape on its list of world heritage sites. Priya Pitamber South Africa's ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape in...

South Africa’s Black Mambas inspire Hollywood film

CD Anderson The all-women Black Mamba anti-poaching unit is renowned around the world for their committed efforts to protect South African wildlife, in particular the...

Fighting fire with motherly instincts

For Buyiselwa Ngqawani, being a female firefighter is similar to being a mother. "I don't see myself only as a woman firefighter, but as...

South Africa, China sign trade and industry deals

China and South Africa signed 26 agreements worth R94-billion on 2 December 2015 at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, taking bilateral co-operation between the two nations to a higher level

South African rhino film wins award in New York

A South African documentary looks at the social issues driving rhino poaching. Horn examines the conditions in the disadvantaged communities around game reserves. It won Best Conservation Film in New York City for its efforts to unpack the topic.

South African scientists depart on whale studying expedition

Scientists have shipped out to research and collect data on humpback whales off the west coast of South Africa. Research will include sampling the environment and tagging whales to better understand their behaviour. Small cameras will also be attached to some whales.

South African scientists depart on whale studying expedition

Scientists have shipped out to research and collect data on humpback whales off the west coast of South Africa. Research will include sampling the environment and tagging whales to better understand their behaviour. Small cameras will also be attached to some whales.