Weekly Press Review – 27 February 2018

This week Economic Opportunities MEC, Alan Winde confirmed that incidents of the highly contagious H5N8 avian flu had been found in sea bird populations in the western province. According to the press seven cases of infected African penguins from six different sites along the provincial coastline have been detected. “Due to the status of African … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 27 February 2018

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Weekly Press Review – 19 February 2018

The Two Ocean Aquarium is back in the news this week with its turtle rehabilitation and release programme. The programme cares for a number of injured turtles with the hope of restoring their health and releasing them back into the ocean as soon as possible. At present the aquarium is caring for a young hatchling … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 19 February 2018

Weekly Press Review – 12 February 2018

Making headlines this week is the news that fishing company, Sea Harvest, expects to see an improvement in its earnings a share of at least 28 percent for the year ending in December. The group says the performance was mainly driven by the South African operations with strong market demand for Cape hake globally and … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 12 February 2018

Weekly Press Review – 5 February 2018

Minister Senzeni Zokwana is exploring alternate remedies to resolve the appeals filed by applicants for Hake Inshore Trawl fishing rights - without litigation. According to the press, a statement will be issued within the next 15 days to update members of the public and the fishing industry on progress made in resolving the review applications. … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 5 February 2018