Melanie Verwoerd: The one thing we know for sure about the coronavirus

2020-03-04 06:00

So as if the coronavirus isn’t enough it now turns out that lion bones from South Africa might be poisoning or infecting the Chinese with TB, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Court sets aside decision allowing coal mine in Mabola Protected Environment

2018-11-08 18:46

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has set aside a 2016 decision allowing a new coal mine to be developed in the Mabola Protected Environment near Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga.

‘Comrade Edna was not a coward. She did not melt’ – Dlamini at Molewa funeral

2018-10-06 13:26

Despite a strenuous and demanding career, the late former minister of environmental affairs Edna Molewa was still a family woman, who spent as much time as possible making memories with her family, her son told mourners at her official funeral in Tshwane.

Edna Molewa remembered for her loyalty, selflessness

2018-10-04 21:49

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has described late Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa as a "selfless, respectful and loyal" person.

'She led from the front with passion' - colleagues pay tribute to Edna Molewa

2018-09-27 17:59

Describing her as a mother figure to those who worked with her, friends, family members and colleagues of late Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa have paid tribute to her at a memorial service in Pretoria.

'The country is poorer without Edna Molewa' - Tributes pour in for late environmental affairs minister

2018-09-22 21:30

Tributes have poured in for the late Minister of Environmental Affairs, Edna Molowa who passed away on Saturday after a short illness.

From teacher to minister: Molewa's life was one of service

2018-09-22 16:10

Since the 1970s, Molewa lived a life of service to South Africa and its people.

Abused lion cub rescued from Paris finds new home in South Africa

2018-07-10 12:36

A lion cub rescued from a Paris apartment has found a new life... in South Africa.

Molewa 'cautiously optimistic' about fight against rhino poaching

2018-05-16 21:42

Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa remains "cautiously optimistic that we are turning the tide on the scourge of rhino poaching".

South Africa working on Climate Change Bill

2018-05-16 19:33

In addition to finalising the National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy, the Department of Environmental Affairs says it has developed a draft Climate Change Bill.


2018: The year South Africa lost giants of the nation

2018-12-31 11:30

As 2018 draws to a close, it will be remembered as the year that South Africa bid farewell to several of its A-list actors, singers, politicians, and most poignantly, the mother of the nation.

Molewa a true champion of environmental justice and sustainability - Ramaphosa

2018-10-06 14:04

True to Edna Molewa's character as an environmentalist and a champion for climate change, the late minister of environmental affairs wanted to be buried in an eco-coffin.

WATCH: Edna Molewa laid to rest

2018-10-06 10:42

The official funeral service for the late Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa is being held in Pretoria. Watch it live here.

'A woman of the world, a woman of humanity' – Naledi Pandor remembers Edna Molewa at official state memorial

2018-10-03 18:33

The late minister of environmental affairs Edna Molewa was an environmental activist of note who knew her subject matter, according to Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor.

Molewa's family thanks SA for support, reveals cause of death

2018-09-23 13:22

"Knowing she had been ill has done little to lessen the blow," the late minister's brother said.

North West province pays tribute to Edna Molewa - its first female premier

2018-09-22 19:03

The leadership of the North West province has reacted in shock and sadness at the news of the passing of its first female premier Edna Molewa.

'A devastating loss to our nation' - tributes pour in for Edna Molewa

2018-09-22 14:38

Tributes poured in on social media following the death of Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa.

Global effort against climate change cannot be postponed - BASIC countries

2018-05-21 09:24

The BASIC countries, comprising Brazil, South Africa, India and China, have reiterated that the global effort against climate change is an irreversible process that cannot be postponed.

SA to send plastic pollution packing

2018-05-16 21:41

The Source to Sea initiative is aimed at combatting plastic pollution that threatens freshwater and marine ecosystems.

PetroSA saved (for the moment)

2018-04-22 05:56

State-owned oil company PetroSA was been saved from an imminent R7.4 billion cash crunch by the minister of environmental affairs, Edna Molewa.

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