Weekly Press Review – 25 September 2015

This week's official closure of the Oceana Group fish factory in Hout Bay caught the attention of local media.  According to the press a handful of people marched through the suburbs in protest of the closure. Oceana's move to close the factory comes after years of complaints from some of the residents of Hout Bay over … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 25 September 2015

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Weekly Press Review – 18 September 2015

The big news in the press this week is the release of the WWF Living Blue Planet Report which paints a very bleak picture for the future of ocean ecosystems in South Africa and worldwide. The report is released every two years, providing a picture of the current state of the oceans globally. According to … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 18 September 2015

Weekly Press Review – 11 September 2015

The SA Navy’s SAS Umhloti has a new commander.  The press has reported that Lieutenant-Commander Zimasa Mabela took command of the mine counter measures vessel in Simon’s Town this week and is the first black African woman to command a navy vessel. Commander Brian Short, former commander of the vessel handed over command to Mabela … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 11 September 2015