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Deputy Minister to visit Thaba Nchu for Arbor Month

Arbor month will kick off with a visit from Deputy Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Makhotso Sotyu, who will open a memorial garden...

Decrease in rhino poaching for first half of 2020

The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries stated in a recent media release that rhino poaching in South Africa had decreased by almost 53...

Chinese trawlers detained after entering SA waters without permission

Six Chinese fishing trawlers were detained and issued with fines after they entered South African waters without the required permission. Zolile Nqayi from the Department...

FS premier embarks on hygiene campaign

FS premier, Sisi Ntombela accompanied by Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Forestry and Fisheries, Magdeline Sotyu and some of provincial cabinet members is expected...

Women win big at entrepreneur awards

Women from across the Free State were awarded for their business efforts in the industries of agriculture, forestry and fisheries. This took place at...

Ban ‘killer chicken’ imports from Brazil – SA Poultry Association

The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries has been asked to ban chicken and poultry products imported from Brazil after several health risks rocked...

Lack of ownership ‘kills’ land reform

The fact that emerging farmers are subjected to a lease system that robs them of the opportunity to own land, is hampering productivity. This is...

Weather conspires to keep FS burning

The blaze that broke out in the vicinity of Oubos Estate recently. PHOTO: OWEN KOCK