Weekly Press Review – 27 March 2015

A group of local fishermen were lucky to escape with their lives this week after being accidentally fired upon by a warship involved in military exercises offshore of Cape Agulhas.  According to the press, the incident took place in the early hours of Wednesday morning during a joint naval exercise between the SA Navy and … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 27 March 2015

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Weekly Press Review – 20 March 2015

Forensic report findings reported in the press this week have described the policy regarding small scale fisheries as ambiguous and contradicting the National Development Plan. These findings were revealed by a forensic report carried out by Emang Basadi Legal and Forensic Services and commissioned by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) to review … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 20 March 2015

Weekly Press Review – 13 March 2015

Covered in the press this week was the official opening of the Transformation Display at the SA Naval Museum in Simon's Town.  The display is designed to showcase the previously unrecognised contributions made by soldiers of colour through history. Vice-Admiral Johannes Mudimu set the wheels of change in motion in 2005 when he became Chief … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 13 March 2015

Weekly Press Review – 6 March 2015

Perlemoen arrests have made headlines again this week with another five people being arrested after a raid on a house in Kuilsriver.  Three Chinese nationals and two Zimbabweans were arrested at the scene where wet and dry perlemoen to the value of R3.2 million was discovered.  The five appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 6 March 2015