Weekly Press Review – 26 June 2017

The Coega Development Corporation has attracted 16 new investments to the value of R11.69 billion over the last financial year. According to press, the corporation generated an income of R532,7 million for the 2016 –17 financial year. Lionel Billings, Coega’s financial head said, “This is the first time in 17 years that Coega has generated … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 26 June 2017

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Weekly Press Review – 19 June 2017

South Africa’s Fishing Rights Allocation Process (FRAP) is once again in the news this week. According to the press the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has appointed a new, three-member advisory panel to assist Minister Senzeni Zokwana with the 2015/16 FRAP, which has caused much anger and frustration amongst local fishing communities. Advocate … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 19 June 2017

Weekly Press Review – 12 June 2017

The state of our oceans has once again made headlines with the worldwide celebration of World Oceans Day this week, forming part of National Environment month. This year’s theme was Our Oceans, Our Future and Stellenbosch Department of Botany and Zoology associate professor Sophie von der Heyden believes that we can all play our part … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 12 June 2017

Weekly Press Review – 5 June 2017

Making headlines this week is the record sentence handed down to four men found guilty of running an abalone syndicate. According to the press, the four men involved were sentenced to a combined 127 years in prison by the Khayelitsha Regional Court on charges of exporting of abalone, processing of abalone, possession of abalone, as … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 5 June 2017