Climate change threatens SA socio-economic development - Creecy

2020-02-18 22:14

Climate change poses a "significant risk" to South Africa's socio-economic development, Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy said in the debate on President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address.

Minister Barbara Creecy orders suspension of SANParks staff after scuffle leaves cycling star Nic Dlamini with broken arm

2019-12-27 20:56

Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy says she has instructed SANParks to suspend the officers who were involved in the incident which left South African rider Nicholas Dlamini with a broken arm.

Creecy commits to enhancing SA's climate change contributions at COP25

2019-12-10 19:39

Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy says South Africa is committed to enhancing its nationally determined contributions to address climate change through present and upcoming legislation.

Gordhan's private office gets R20m – here’s how it compares to his colleagues

2019-09-02 16:21

Staff in Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan's private office amounts earn salaries totaling R16.5m, according to the minister.

Nation needs to work together against climate change - Creecy

2019-07-11 23:00

"The underpinnings of our economy and our social fabric are facing unprecedented threats from climate change, environmental degradation and the loss of our biodiversity."

People are dying from Eskom’s pollution

2019-06-27 09:22

Air pollution in the biggest towns in Mpumalanga is regularly higher than that in Beijing and Jakarta, two of the most polluted cities in the world, according to AirVisual, an air-quality monitoring app

Gauteng residents, businesses owe Gauteng municipalities R49bn - MEC

2017-08-27 18:17

Gauteng municipalities are owed approximately R49bn by residents and commercial customers, Finance MEC Barbara Creecy says.

Education gets largest chunk of Gauteng budget

2017-03-07 12:22

The Gauteng Department of Education will receive the lion's share of the provincial budget in this financial year, says Finance MEC Barbara Creecy.

Gauteng's R250bn budget prioritises health, education

2016-11-22 14:43

Of the R250bn allocated in the Gauteng budget over the next three years, the bulk of spend will be directed towards the education and health departments.

Corrupt officials are disciplined - Creecy

2016-10-11 20:27

Gauteng MEC of Finance, Barbara Creecy says that officials are disciplined for financial mismanagement.


Big drop in rhino poaching as SA govt tackles syndicates

2020-02-04 11:44

Rhino poaching in South Africa is on the decline as the government makes a concerted effort to battle the scourge that threatens a critically endangered species.

ANALYSIS | Creecy talks the talk, but will the govt walk the walk?

2019-12-11 10:53

As South Africa faces an energy crisis, the government has announced stopgap measures to procure more electricity. But it hasn't procured more renewable energy in years.

Minister rejects plan for giant coal mine in Gauteng

2019-10-23 09:50

Barbara Creecy, minister of forestry, fisheries and environmental affairs, has dealt a major blow to mining groups Anglo Operations and Canyon Coal.

More than R30m budgeted for Minister Mthembu, Creecy's private offices

2019-08-06 11:42

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu's private office has a budget of R30.5m for the 2019/20 financial year alone.

Govt reviewing its policy on single-use plastics - Creecy

2019-07-04 16:56

The government is reviewing its policy on single-use plastics and intends to be done by the end of this financial year, Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy has revealed in answer to a parliamentary question.

R300m set aside for Life Esidimeni claimants in Gauteng budget

2019-03-05 15:50

A massive R300m has been set aside for families affected by the Life Esidimeni tragedy who pass a verification process by the Master of the High Court.

Gauteng residents owe municipalities R31bn

2017-08-27 15:53

Households in Gauteng owe municipalities R31.8bn, making up the lion's share of debt due to municipalities for services and taxes.

Mental health patients get a boost in Gauteng budget

2017-03-07 11:49

The Gauteng government has increased its budget for mental healthcare, Finance MEC Barbara Creecy has said during her budget speech.

Gauteng economy to grow by only 0.8% in 2016

2016-11-22 13:55

South Africa's economic powerhouse Gauteng is forecast to grow by only 0.8% this year, say officials from the province's Treasury department.

Gauteng declares war on corruption with open tender system

2016-10-11 13:40

Worldwide, tender processes are an avenue for state corruption and state capture to take place, says Gauteng Premier David Makhura.

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