SA should have enough festive fuel

2014-12-22 12:34

Despite oil companies saying SA should have enough fuel for the festive season, the department of energy has sent out an urgent request to all South Africans.

DA wants Joemat-Pettersson suspended

2014-11-24 18:53

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has misled Parliament and should be suspended pending an investigation, the DA says.

More nuclear meetings to be held

2014-10-24 18:41

Meetings with nuclear experts from various countries are set to take place soon, following one already held with Russia, the SA Nuclear Energy Corporation says.

Joemat-Pettersson must break nuclear silence - DA

2014-10-09 18:43

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson must give details on what authority had been acquired in concluding a nuclear agreement with Russia, says the DA.

Veil of secrecy covers Russia nuclear deal

2014-10-08 15:19

Minister of Energy Tina Joemat-Pettersson was reportedly alone when she signed a mysterious multi-billion rand nuclear deal with Russia.

Committee in the dark on nuclear deal

2014-09-28 13:45

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson is set to face Parliament's portfolio committee on energy because they want the facts about the nuclear deal with Russia.

Tina Joemat-Pettersson must tell Parliament about nuclear deal

2014-09-27 12:26

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson will have to inform Parliament's portfolio committee on energy on the nuclear deal with Russia.

DA wants details of Russia nuclear deal

2014-09-22 21:30

The DA says Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson must divulge details of a nuclear power agreement signed with Russia.

Joemat-Pettersson to address IAEA

2014-09-21 20:59

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson is to address the 58th general conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency being held in Austria.

Madonsela: Presidency does co-operate

2014-06-09 21:56

It is untrue that the presidency does not heed the findings of the Public Protector, incumbent Thuli Madonsela says.

Fishing rights process to be set aside

2014-05-15 18:45

The 2013 fishing rights allocation process and its decisions and outcomes will be set aside, says Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson.

Madonsela baffled by Joemat-Pettersson's actions

2014-03-17 22:22

Thuli Madonsela believes no court of law is likely to conclude she was irrational in finding that Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson had acted recklessly in the awarding of a tender.

Minister taking Thuli Madonsela to court

2014-03-16 14:56

Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson is taking the public protector to court to challenge her report on the tender to manage the state's fishery vessels, the minister has said.

Zuma scores an F on DA, ID report card

2014-01-15 14:52

President Jacob Zuma has scored another F on the 2013 Cabinet report card released by the DA and ID. Many of his Cabinet also received very low scores.

Nothing fishy about R800m tender - ministry

2014-01-14 17:55

President Jacob Zuma has no grounds to take disciplinary action against Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson over a tender granted to Sekunjalo, says her department.

Joemat-Pettersson: Company threatened me

2013-12-02 10:20

Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has accused a fishing company of plotting to destroy her and physically threatening her children.

Small-scale fishing quotas regulated

2013-11-07 19:52

Draft legislation allowing catch allocations to small-scale fishing communities could be completed by February next year, Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says.

ANC condemns verbal attack on minister

2013-10-10 22:27

ANC Chief Whip Stone Sizani has condemned remarks made by two MPs to Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson.

DA wants animal health reports made public

2013-09-16 20:55

The DA has claimed that Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has refused to make public reports about the state of animal health in SA.

Minister: I don't preside over tenders

2013-08-12 20:27

Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has distanced herself from the department's tender process, following tension over a R890m fishing patrol boat deal.

Malema sticks to land policy

2013-08-01 15:45

The Economic Freedom Fighters will not be moved from its policy of land grabs, leader Julius Malema says.

Mantashe: Agriculture to sustain SA

2013-08-01 13:58

South Africa's agricultural sector is important as it will play a significant role in the future, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

Govt warns Malema on land grabs

2013-07-26 08:56

Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has told Beeld there is no way the government will allow people to sow discord among farmers for party-political gains.

Deal with foot-and-mouth outbreak

2013-07-24 20:15

Immediate action is needed to deal with a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in Phalaborwa, Limpopo, the DA says.


Presidency miffed at 'unacceptable' newspaper report

2014-12-21 13:11

A Sunday newspaper has totally disregarded the Presidency's response to questions on an energy department official the paper identified as a nuclear adviser to President Jacob Zuma. the Presidency says.

SA, China enter into nuclear deal

2014-11-07 17:26

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has signed a framework co-operation for the possible use of Chinese nuclear technology in the country.

Govt making progress on nuclear vendors

2014-10-19 12:03

The government is making progress in its engagements with various prospective vendors to build nuclear power stations in SA, says the department of energy.

No light on future electricity costs

2014-10-09 07:00

The department of energy is still studying the relative costs of the different technologies involved in the new build projects, says Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson.

Nuclear plans must be transparent - DA

2014-10-02 05:00

The energy department's commitment to complete transparency over the nuclear agreement with Russia is an empty promise, says the Democratic Alliance.

Nuclear deal: SA will get answers

2014-09-28 11:17

Details on the nuclear deal with Russia will not remain a secret, according to the energy department.

DA wants nuclear deal made public

2014-09-25 14:25

The DA has repeated its call on government to make public details of the deal struck with Russia to build new nuclear power plants in South Africa.

Power prices could double over nuclear deal

2014-09-23 17:07

The Russian nuclear deal is basically five times last year’s turnover of Eskom, economist Mike Schüssler has told Fin24.

SA signs nuclear deal with Russia

2014-09-22 19:15

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says nuclear is a key driver for economic growth after signing a deal for SA to get up to eight nuclear reactors from Russia.

Nuclear plan could cost SA over R1trn - DA

2014-07-21 17:12

The government's proposed nuclear build programme could dig a deep hole for the economy and push up electricity prices to unaffordable levels, warns the DA.

SA set to cancel perlemoen quotas

2014-05-23 10:33

Communities that rely on the perlemoen industry will have to brace themselves as commercial perelemoen quotas may be cancelled.

Fishing exemption order extended

2014-04-24 19:22

Commercial line fishermen who have been unsuccessful in their applications for new rights can continue fishing for now, the Western Cape High Court has ordered.

DA seeks to join fisheries report court action

2014-03-17 17:04

The DA says it will seek permission to intervene in Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson's legal challenge to the public protector's report relating to her department.

More time to appeal fishing quotas

2014-02-23 15:56

The period for appeals on the recently completed fishing rights allocation process has been extended, says Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson.

Dept: Leave Joemat-Pettersson alone

2014-01-14 20:09

There are no substantive grounds for President Jacob Zuma to institute disciplinary measures against Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, her department says.

Take action against minister: Madonsela

2013-12-05 21:00

President Jacob Zuma should institute disciplinary measures against Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, says Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

Joemat-Pettersson slammed over R800m fiasco

2013-12-01 10:08

The minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, has been slammed over misconduct and unethical behaviour by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

Not even Zuma escapes Gordhan's knife

2013-10-23 16:46

Government plans to slash perks for all officials, including President Jacob Zuma, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Zuma to visit Senegal

2013-09-28 14:13

President Jacob Zuma is set to undertake a state visit to Senegal next week, the department of international relations and co-operation says.

Punish sea polluters - Parliament

2013-08-14 20:05

A parliamentary committee has urged harsher penalties for those polluting the sea.

Cabinet congratulates Zim on elections

2013-08-12 20:24

Cabinet has congratulated Zimbabwe on its "successful harmonised" elections.

Malema wants Zim style land grabs

2013-08-01 15:45

Anyone who resists a Zimbabwe-style grabbing of land will meet with the determination of the people, says Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema.

Minister rues Cape farmworker efforts

2013-07-29 19:48

Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has lamented the lack of progress in addressing farmworkers’ issues in the Western Cape.

Govt warns Malema on land grabs

2013-07-26 08:53

Government is ready to act if Julius Malema and his organisation, the Economic Freedom Fighters, act on threats to seize farms.

Probe into Pettersson appointment

2013-07-19 14:43

The Public Service Commission has agreed to probe Agriculture and Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson's controversial appointment of a senior manager, the DA says.

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