Joemat-Pettersson feels for small fishers

2014-04-02 14:40

Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson is taking the complaints of those who were not successful in fishing rights applications seriously, says her office.

What will challenge SA agriculture in 2014

2014-01-05 12:37

Stakeholders in the agriculture industry should remain calm in the face of emotionally charged debates about land, warns an expert.

Additional time to apply for fishing rights

2013-08-22 16:15

The minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries, Tina-Joemat-Pettersson has extended the process for the distribution of fishing rights application forms.

Land grabs: Farmers back ruthless stance

2013-07-26 14:14

The government's position of no tolerance towards threats of seizing land illegally has been welcomed by a body representing farmers across the country.

'Report on minister being processed'

2012-12-03 11:17

The Public Protector's report on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson is being "processed", the presidency says.

State pledges to cut business red tape

2011-02-24 14:36

A raft of policy and regulatory changes are expected to help make it easier for businesses to start new projects and employ more people.

Govt steps up farm security

2010-04-13 22:33

Soldiers have been deployed to patrol the borders and there will be a greater police presence in rural areas as part of government efforts to reduce farm attacks.

Bulls not blue with these cows

2009-06-05 08:39

The way to give an old bull a head start is to make sure the young cows it gets are already pregnant, Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Petterrson says.


End to meat export ban in sight

2014-02-19 14:55

SA has met conditions to recover its foot and mouth disease-free status, paving the way for meat export bans to be lifted, says the agriculture ministry.

Madonsela reports expose 'plunder, rot'

2013-12-01 09:02

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's preliminary reports on President Jacob Zuma’s administration is said to paint a shocking picture of plunder, patronage and rot.

Agriculture ministers going head on

2013-07-29 20:13

Minister of Agriculture Tina Joemat-Pettersson should rise above political rhetoric and not destabilise matters, says her provincial counterpart.

Minister named in kickback probe

2013-06-16 08:03

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Tina Joemat-Pettersson is being investigated for allegedly taking a kickback of R100 000 for arranging the purchase of an R18m game farm.

Joemat-Pettersson's conduct under fire

2012-05-04 14:20

Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has come under fire after refusing to address the Cape Town Press Club until a DA shadow minister left the room.

Floods damage estimated at R2bn

2011-01-25 16:30

AgriSA says the recent floods caused damage estimated at about R2bn in loss production and damaged infrastructure.

Stock thieves cost SA R366m

2010-04-13 21:20

Stock theft in South Africa has cost the country's farmers hundreds of millions of rand - and that's just the reported incidents.

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