Weekly Press Review – 26 October 2012

News that the Africana, set sail out of Simon's Town harbour this week to conduct a six-week survey on sardine and anchovy was picked up by the press. This survey, one of the longest uninterrupted surveys in the world, has taken place annually since 1984. It is designed to assist the DAFF determine the allowable … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 26 October 2012

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Weekly Press Review – 19 October 2012

It took another tragedy at sea to catapult the maritime industry back into the headlines. All eyes are on the investigation into the catamaran, Miroshga, which capsized near Duiker Island last Saturday resulting in the deaths of two people. SAMSA officials are conducting an investigation into the cause of the accident and have indicated in … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 19 October 2012

Weekly Press Review – 12 October 2012

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tina Joemat-Pettersson has made an almost daily appearance in the press this week. She is being criticised from all sides regarding the running of her department and the DA is vying for her dismissal. Annette Steyn, DA spokeswoman was quoted as saying that the performance of the minister's … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 12 October 2012

Weekly Press Review – 5 October 2012

The media jumped on the extreme revelations and accusations made by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in their press release on Monday. Just one day later, however, the Department was involved in some back pedaling as they engaged with the press at their own press conference. When questioned on the matter, Sipho Ntombela, … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 5 October 2012