Barbara Creecy

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Barbara Creecy said : “We have been able to arrest the escalation of rhino losses,” External link

guardian Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The approach to new amendments to the Directions for the biodiversity sector will align with the announcement by the Minister of Tourism, and will depend on the scope of the leisure activities that will be permitted in terms of the Regulations of the Disaster Management Act, [which will] be published,” External link

sanews Monday, August 3, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The diligence of SARS customs officials and members of the Green Scorpions, which resulted in the consignments being uncovered, and the resulting arrest by the Hawks of a shipping agent, is a prime example of the excellent relationship and teamwork between departments and entities to stamp out the illicit trade in rhino horns and other wildlife products,” External link

sanews Sunday, August 2, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “In this time, rangers have had to face not only the threats posed by poachers, but they, and their families, have also had to deal with the danger of contracting COVID-19,” External link

sanews Sunday, August 2, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "During the first six months of 2019, 316 rhino had been poached in South Africa," External link

terradaily Sunday, August 2, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy claimed : "We have been able to arrest the escalation of rhino losses," External link

terradaily Sunday, August 2, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "During the first six months of 2019, 316 rhino had been poached in South Africa," External link

eyewitness-news Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy claimed : "We have been able to arrest the escalation of rhino losses," External link

eyewitness-news Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We have been able to arrest the escalation of rhino losses,” External link

guardian Saturday, August 1, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "During the first six months of 2019, 316 rhino had been poached in South Africa," External link

news24 Saturday, August 1, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "During the first six months of 2019, 316 rhino had been poached in South Africa," External link

phys Friday, July 31, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy claimed : "We have been able to arrest the escalation of rhino losses," External link

phys Friday, July 31, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “After a decade of implementing various strategies and campaigning against ever-increasing rhino poaching by local poachers recruited and managed by crime syndicates, efforts are paying off,” External link

iol Friday, July 31, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The diligence of the South African Revenue Service customs officials and members of the Green Scorpions that resulted in the consignments being uncovered, and the resulting arrest by the Hawks of a shipping agent, is a prime example of the excellent relationship and teamwork between departments and entities to stamp out the illicit trade in rhino horn and other wildlife products,” External link

iol Friday, July 31, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The team of firefighters and management have been working tirelessly since their deployment on 21 July to support the uMgungundlovu Disaster Management Centre to extinguish the fire that flared up again last week,” External link

iol Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Although our teams are ready to fight fires, we rely on community members to be responsible when lighting fires and to report any fires to the authorities as soon as possible,” External link

iol Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The team of firefighters and management have been working tirelessly since their deployment on 21 July to support the Mgungundlovu Disaster Management Centre to extinguish the fire that flared up again last week,” External link

sanews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Although our teams are ready to fight fires, we rely on community members to be responsible when lighting fires and to report any fires to the authorities as soon as possible,” External link

sanews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The rights allocation process is a first step to formalising and developing small-scale fishers, who, even before the COVID-19 pandemic, faced enormous inequality, insecurity and barriers to economic participation,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 24, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The revised budget and plans we table for consideration today, represent our department’s response to the difficult choices that confront us in stabilising our sector and opening possibilities for future growth,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 24, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The rights allocation process is a first step to formalising and developing small-scale fishers, who, even before the COVID-19 pandemic, faced enormous inequality, insecurity and barriers to economic participation,” External link

sanews Friday, July 24, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The revised budget and plans we table for consideration today, represent our department’s response to the difficult choices that confront us in stabilising our sector and opening possibilities for future growth,” External link

sanews Friday, July 24, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy explained : “As the country moves to a nature-positive future, the department has called for public comment on three more REDZs,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, July 23, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy says : "This is one of our ways to enable young South Africans to respond to President Ramaphosa's challenge that youth must craft and design programmes to enable the country to reach its developmental goals and address the unemployment crisis," External link

allafrica Monday, July 6, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “All fishing, including recreational fishing, is permitted with the exception of charter fishing. Fishers must ensure they have a valid permit. All regulations relating to social distancing, health protocols, movement and the prohibition of groups and gatherings apply” External link

iol Friday, June 12, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “All fishing including recreational fishing is permitted with the exception of charter fishing” External link

iol Saturday, June 6, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy told : “All fishing, including recreational fishing, is permitted with the exception of charter fishing,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, June 4, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “All fishing, including recreational fishing, is permitted with the exception of charter fishing,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “While we understand that many nature lovers are keen to get back to our national parks and game reserves, it would be prudent to wait until the relevant authorities are comfortable with their state of preparedness to welcome visitors,” “All the usual protocols with regard to social distancing, hand-sanitising and wearing of masks will apply at all times,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The department is a regulator, and the regulations say that power plants must comply. There is no regulatory environment that allows any institution to say that it will not comply. In some instances, they may only be able to comply over a period of time, and plants can then make application to come into full compliance over time,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, June 2, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy added : “All regulations relating to social distancing, health protocols, movement and the prohibition of groups and gatherings apply,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, June 2, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy added : “All regulations relating to social distancing, health protocols, movement and the prohibition of groups and gatherings apply,” External link

sanews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “While we understand that many nature lovers are keen to get back to our national parks and game reserves, it would be prudent to wait until the relevant authorities are comfortable with their state of preparedness to welcome visitors,” “All the usual protocols with regard to social distancing, hand-sanitising and wearing of masks will apply at all times” External link

citizen Tuesday, June 2, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "While we understand that many nature lovers are keen to get back to our national parks and game reserves, it would be prudent to wait until the relevant authorities are comfortable with their state of preparedness to welcome visitors," "All the usual protocols with regard to social distancing, hand-sanitising and wearing of masks will apply at all times" External link

news24 Monday, June 1, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We believe that the closure of our borders and the complete shutdown of international air travel removed the key way that syndicates used to supply horn to transit and consumer countries,” External link

iol Saturday, May 23, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Eskom is well aware that this is an unacceptable practice,” External link

the-star Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Eskom is well aware that this is an unacceptable practice,” External link

iol Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The generosity of Fish SA, the SA Fishing Development Fund as well as several large scale commercial fishing companies has made this possible and I want to thank them for taking the initiative to help thousands of families in distress,” External link

africanewswire Monday, May 4, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The generosity of Fish SA, the SA Fishing Development Fund, as well as several large-scale commercial fishing companies, has made this possible and I want to thank them for taking the initiative to help thousands of families in distress” External link

citizen Sunday, May 3, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The generosity of Fish SA, the SA Fishing Development Fund as well as several large scale commercial fishing companies has made this possible and I want to thank them for taking the initiative to help thousands of families in distress,” External link

sanews Sunday, May 3, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The generosity of Fish SA, the SA Fishing Development Fund as well as several large scale commercial fishing companies has made this possible and I want to thank them for taking the initiative to help thousands of families in distress,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, May 3, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The generosity of Fish SA, the SA Fishing Development Fund as well as several large scale commercial fishing companies has made this possible and I want to thank them for taking the initiative to help thousands of families in distress,” External link

gov-za Sunday, May 3, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The generosity of Fish SA, the SA Fishing Development Fund as well as several large scale commercial fishing companies has made this possible and I want to thank them for taking the initiative to help thousands of families in distress,” External link

citizen Sunday, May 3, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Because of the national COVID-19 lockdown, tourism, which is the main source of income for these communities, has dried up. This has affected the well-being of the families reliant on tourism for an income. That is why we decided to try and make their lives a little easier in these trying times,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 24, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We are aware that children, unemployed women and old people living with small children head some of the families. It’s important that as we hand over these much-needed food parcels, we ensure that help is provided directly where it is needed most,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 24, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Because of the national COVID-19 lockdown, tourism, which is the main source of income for these communities, has dried up. This has affected the well-being of the families reliant on tourism for an income. That is why we decided to try and make their lives a little easier in these trying times,” External link

sanews Friday, April 24, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We are aware that children, unemployed women and old people living with small children head some of the families. It’s important that as we hand over these much-needed food parcels, we ensure that help is provided directly where it is needed most,” External link

sanews Friday, April 24, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy wrote : "The full access to this information will foster and contribute towards transparency and accountability, which is owed to the public more so in matters pertaining to the environment," External link

iol Tuesday, April 21, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “A total of 1000 vouchers had been paid to individual reclaimers cell phones across the country by close of business on Thursday, 9 April. The voucher system is being used to ease the logistics of having to distribute food parcels to all provinces,” External link

sanews Monday, April 13, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Working with industry and the waste reclaimers associations we will be distributing electronic food vouchers to waste pickers’ cell phones over the coming days,” External link

citizen Monday, April 13, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "As the collection of recyclables has not been included as an essential service, the consequence of this is that waste pickers are unable to work during the lockdown period. As a result, hundreds of waste pickers are currently experiencing situations of extreme hardship," External link

aljazeera-en Wednesday, April 8, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “As the collection of recyclables has not been included as an essential service, the consequence of this is that waste pickers are unable to work during the lockdown period. As a result, hundreds of waste pickers are currently experiencing situations of extreme hardship,” External link

gov-za Wednesday, April 8, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said ( about Consumer Goods ) : “In the meantime, to alleviate hunger we have approached the Consumer Goods Council and its members who are in the process of discussing an intervention that will see the provision of food parcels with immediate effect to waste pickers,” External link

citizen Saturday, April 4, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Ranger services and anti-poaching activities continue in all our national parks and we can report last week that we had a successful anti-poaching operation on the 26th of March that resulted in arrests on the Eastern boundary of the Kruger National Park,” External link

citizen Saturday, April 4, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “At all times, fishing teams must adhere to the prescribed hygiene provisions such as sanitising of hands, sanitising the inside of vehicles and equipment and restrictions on the number of passengers in vehicles must be observed at all times,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 3, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy explained : “Fishers must at all time carry their exemption notices and permits, issued to small scale and interim fishers, and fishers may not interact with local communities and may only operate within the harbours which are close to all members of the public,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 3, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The teams that operate in the Northern Region where we have winter fire season, are stationed at home and they remain on standby for the beginning of the fire season in the Northern Provinces” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 3, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “This decision was not taken likely and should not be construed as a lack of priority assigned to scientific activities. However, we do believe that it is essential to return the existing expedition form Mariel Ireland as soon as possible and put in place a team that will look after the base, until such time as we are able to return to full science activity on the Ireland,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 3, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “At all times, fishing teams must adhere to the prescribed hygiene provisions such as sanitising of hands, sanitising the inside of vehicles and equipment and restrictions on the number of passengers in vehicles must be observed at all times,” External link

sanews Friday, April 3, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy explained : “Fishers must at all time carry their exemption notices and permits, issued to small scale and interim fishers, and fishers may not interact with local communities and may only operate within the harbours which are close to all members of the public,” External link

sanews Friday, April 3, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The teams that operate in the Northern Region where we have winter fire season, are stationed at home and they remain on standby for the beginning of the fire season in the Northern Provinces” External link

sanews Friday, April 3, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “This decision was not taken likely and should not be construed as a lack of priority assigned to scientific activities. However, we do believe that it is essential to return the existing expedition form Mariel Ireland as soon as possible and put in place a team that will look after the base, until such time as we are able to return to full science activity on the Ireland,” External link

sanews Friday, April 3, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “As such, the 2018 applicants had no legal authority to direct or seek a court order as to how these funds should be spent,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, March 31, 2020 3:57:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "We do this with the understanding that threats to wildlife have multiple and undesirable ecological, economic and social effects," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We do this with the understanding that threats to wildlife have multiple and undesirable ecological, economic and social effects,” External link

sanews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “This decision takes into account that the season in all these areas would automatically end once the 10% berried female threshold is reached,” External link

sanews Monday, February 24, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy added : "Because the department cannot compensate fishers for their financial losses, we have decided to extend the season in the hope that those most affected by the current drop in sales will have time to make up for their losses. This decision takes into account that the season in all these areas would automatically end once the 10% berried female threshold is reached," External link

irishsun Sunday, February 23, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We must all be clear that climate change and its associated consequences can only be addressed by the world’s nations working together,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We must all be clear that climate change and its associated consequences can only be addressed by the world’s nations working together,” External link

sanews Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Science tells us that our country and continent are warming much faster than the rest of the world,” External link

citizen Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Science tells us that our country and continent are warming much faster than the rest of the world," External link

irishsun Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “A decline in poaching for five consecutive years is a reflection of the diligent work of the men and women who put their lives on the line daily to combat rhino poaching, often coming into direct contact with ruthless poachers,” External link

aa-en Tuesday, February 4, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "A decline in poaching for five consecutive years is a reflection of the diligent work of the men and women who put their lives on the line daily to combat rhino poaching, often coming into direct contact with ruthless poachers," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Because wildlife trafficking constitutes a highly sophisticated form of serious transnational organised crime that threatens national security, the aim is to establish an integrated strategic framework for an intelligence-led, well-resourced, multidisciplinary and consolidated law enforcement approach to focus and direct law enforcement’s ability supported by the whole of government and society,” External link

gov-za Monday, February 3, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “I have also instructed them to undertake an independent investigation so that we can have the full facts,” External link

citizen Saturday, December 28, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “I have also instructed them to undertake an independent investigation so that we can have the full facts,” External link

citizen Saturday, December 28, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Our effort is beginning to bear fruit: SA’s third bi-annual update report shows greenhouse gas emission reductions from 2012 to 2015,” External link

citizen Wednesday, December 11, 2019 1:21:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "The new market must benefit Africa and help finance our adaptation efforts," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 9, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “As the incoming President of AMCEN, our country hopes to strengthen this body within the multilateral system of both the African Union and the United Nations Environment Assembly,” External link

africanbrains Friday, November 22, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “As the incoming President of AMCEN, our country hopes to strengthen this body within the multilateral system of both the African Union and the United Nations Environment Assembly,” External link

sanews Wednesday, November 13, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “As the incoming President of AMCEN, our country hopes to strengthen this body within the multilateral system of both the African Union and the United Nations Environment Assembly,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 13, 2019 4:54:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The bulk of the consultation focused on gear configurations and possible improvements to reduce whale entanglements. Amongst the mitigation measures that were explored were special sinking lines with extra weights, acoustic release buoys or time release buoys to minimise the need for vertical lines,” External link

sanews Friday, November 8, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “It is imperative that this fishery and all the parties involved do everything possible to ensure, not only the success of the fishery, but also the wellbeing of the environment in which the fishery operates,” External link

sanews Friday, November 8, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “It is imperative that this fishery and all the parties involved do everything possible to ensure, not only the success of the fishery but also the well-being of the environment in which the fishery operates,” External link

iol Friday, November 8, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Today is an auspicious day in the history of our country as we witness the signing and approval ceremony for a unique agreement – one that benefits the Khoi and San communities of South Africa,” External link

citizen Monday, November 4, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “What the negotiations have produced is a one-year pilot through which the Khoi and San communities will receive 1.5% of the farm gate price from the processors of rooibos in the form of an annual levy,” “The farm gate price, which does not include VAT, is the price that is paid by the processors of a product to the farmers who grow, harvest or ferment and dry rooibos. This money is being paid for the use of the traditional knowledge associated with rooibos” External link

citizen Monday, November 4, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The farm gate price, which does not include VAT, is the price that is paid by the processors of a product to the farmers who grow, harvest or ferment and dry rooibos. This money is being paid for the use of the traditional knowledge associated with rooibos,” External link

sanews Friday, November 1, 2019 5:50:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy argues : “We can’t just see climate change as a threat. We also have to see it as an opportunity,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, October 9, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We are thus one of the richest countries in terms of the diversity of plants and animals both marine and terrestrial and levels of endemism,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, October 9, 2019 7:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We are thus one of the richest countries in terms of the diversity of plants and animals both marine and terrestrial and levels of endemism,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, October 8, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “South Africans are prepared to confront climate change,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, October 4, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The study will be a valuable tool for the environment sector, government, civil society and the scientific community to inform policy, planning and decision-making on the wise use of the country’s biodiversity assets and the management and restoration of ecological infrastructure,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The study will be a valuable tool for the environment sector, government, civil society and the scientific community to inform policy, planning and decision-making on the wise use of the country’s biodiversity assets and the management and restoration of ecological infrastructure,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 3, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “To this end, although we are not yet meeting international targets, our conservation estate is growing, both on land and at sea,” External link

sanews Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhinos," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, September 23, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhino,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 22, 2019 4:45:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhino," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, September 22, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as government, private rhino owners and concerned citizens are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the Management of Rhino,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, September 22, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as government, private rhino owners and concerned citizens are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the Management of Rhino,” External link

sanews Sunday, September 22, 2019 1:39:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhino,” External link

AfricaNews-English Sunday, September 22, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhino," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:47:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhino," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhino," External link

bordermail Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhino," External link

yenisafak-en Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhino," External link

reuters-en Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "What is most heartening to hear, is that because of your efforts, the boundary line remained unbreached by the fire. You stood with 1 180 firefighters from all over Canada, Mexico and the USA and said: 'This far and no further,'" External link

irishsun Tuesday, July 30, 2019 5:34:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "The camaraderie built through your morning Working on Fire parade, will stand you in good stead in years to come. Almost all of you have reported benefiting greatly from the exposure to new techniques, approaches, equipment and the novelty of fighting underground fires," External link

irishsun Tuesday, July 30, 2019 5:34:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “What is most heartening to hear, is that because of your efforts, the boundary line, remained unbreached by the fire. You stood with 1180 firefighters from all over Canada, Mexico and the USA,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, July 30, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “What is most heartening to hear, is that because of your efforts, the boundary line, remained unbreached by the fire. You stood with 1180 firefighters from all over Canada, Mexico and the USA,” External link

sanews Tuesday, July 30, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “This means that while we debate the Climate Change Bill, we must of necessity also discuss the objectives and the process of the just transition itself and ensure that it takes place in an orderly manner. We must tread our future path towards 2050, while maintaining energy security and creating employment,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 12, 2019 11:53:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “This means that while we debate the Climate Change Bill, we must of necessity also discuss the objectives and the process of the just transition itself and ensure that it takes place in an orderly manner. We must tread our future path towards 2050, while maintaining energy security and creating employment,” External link

sanews Friday, July 12, 2019 11:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The department has initiated a process to review the effectiveness of policies relating to the management of plastic waste and to consider whether it is necessary to have a new policy direction,” External link

businessday Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:26:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We expect to conclude this process within the current financial year,” External link

businessday Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:26:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said ( about Saldanha Bay ) : “Our decision is taken following widespread public concern regarding recent whale entanglements in the False Bay area which has resulted in the untimely and cruel death of these magnificent creatures,” External link

iol Sunday, June 30, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Our decision is taken following widespread public concern regarding recent whale entanglements in the False Bay area which has resulted in the untimely and cruel death of these magnificent creatures” External link

sanews Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Our decision is taken following widespread public concern regarding recent whale entanglements in the False Bay area which has resulted in the untimely and cruel death of these magnificent creatures” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:22:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said ( about Saldanha Bay ) : “Our decision is taken following widespread public concern regarding recent whale entanglements in the False Bay area which has resulted in the untimely and cruel death of these magnificent creatures,” External link

citizen Friday, June 28, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "We need to work together to improve stream and river-related ecological infrastructure -- by clearing invasive alien plant infestations, especially in mountain catchments and riparian areas," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 28, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Water security is everyone’s business. Government simply cannot do it alone and we need active private sector, community and citizen involvement,” External link

sanews Friday, June 28, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Yet, many of the incremental values of the ocean cannot be valued in financial terms: For example, the country’s relatively pristine environment is the foundation for the growing tourism industry. Healthy marine ecosystems provide the fishing industry and many small-scale and coastal fisheries communities with valuable living marine resources,” External link

sanews Sunday, June 9, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The new network strives to support multiple objectives for biodiversity in alignment with oceans economy goals. This new network of 20 MPAs will, among other things, contribute to fisheries sustainability, advance marine ecotourism, and will help maintain resilience in ecosystems that are under stress from climate change,” External link

citizen Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “With intensification of South Africa’s ocean economy, there is increasing urgency to provide the necessary protection to a representative sample of marine ecosystems, thereby ensuring their resilience to human use and impact, and to impacts associated with climate change,” External link

citizen Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The new network strives to support multiple objectives for biodiversity in alignment with oceans economy goals. This new network of 20 MPAs will, among other things, contribute to fisheries sustainability, advance marine ecotourism, and will help maintain resilience in ecosystems that are under stress from climate change,” External link

iol Saturday, June 8, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “With intensification of South Africa’s ocean economy, there is increasing urgency to provide the necessary protection to a representative sample of marine ecosystems, thereby ensuring their resilience to human use and impact, and to impacts associated with climate change,” External link

iol Saturday, June 8, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “One of the things I would like to see happening is environmental consciousness in our communities. If you want to change behaviour of communities, campaigns such as this will have to be on an ongoing basis,” External link

africanbrains Thursday, June 6, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “President Cyril Ramaphosa launched the Good Green Deeds Campaign in March, so this is not the first cleaning up campaign, and it will certainly not be the last. We chose this area because there is a municipal landfill site here. There is regular collection of garbage in this community, but there is also this problem of illegal waste disposal. What is very important is the whole issue of citizen education. One of the things our department is committed to do is to do more of the citizen education so that we can all understand why illegal waste is not an appropriate form of behaviour,” “We are looking at how we can mitigate the fact that for some people, they are not yet receiving weekly garbage collection which leads to this problem of illegal dumping” External link

citizen Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We only have 66% of communities that are receiving weekly waste disposal, 80% of communities do have access to waste disposal but it may not be weekly. I think one thing we have to look at is the supplier side of waste disposal. We got to look at citizen behaviour modification. The Good Green Deeds Campaign has primary emphasis on the issue of citizen behaviour. One of the things I want to see more of is consciousness about environmental issues in our schools. I think if one starts with young people, and we help them understand why environmental issues are everybody’s issue because the deteriorating quality of life affects everybody,” External link

citizen Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Worldwide, pollution and ineffective waste management affects the lives of people living with poverty most severely. South Africa is no exception, and the legacy of our past means that Black people living in poor communities shoulder this burden disproportionately” External link

gov-za Wednesday, June 5, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said ( about Strategy ) : “Our National Waste Management Strategy has the potential to contribute 69 000 jobs in the green economy and support the development of countless SMMEs and Co-operatives. Accordingly we want to encourage communities to view waste as a potential source of income” External link

gov-za Wednesday, June 5, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “One of the things I would like to see happening is environmental consciousness in our communities. If you want to change behaviour of communities, campaigns such as this will have to be on an ongoing basis,” External link

sanews Wednesday, June 5, 2019 6:56:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy says ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “Some of the most pressing issues of our time, such as climate change, fall under this portfolio. President Cyril Ramaphosa is committed to creating jobs and fighting poverty, and this portfolio will play a big role as it is responsible for the sustainability, conservation and management of our natural resources” External link

news24 Sunday, June 2, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy explained : “Our population has increased to 14.7million. Our public health system serves 20million healthcare users per annum and our education system now has 2.3million learners,” External link

iol Wednesday, March 6, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy explained : “Our population has increased to 14.7million. Our public health system serves 20million healthcare users per annum and our education system now has 2.3million learners,” External link

the-star Wednesday, March 6, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The provincial government has worked very closely with Emfuleni and Eskom to put up a payment plan. As a result, we have now received a letter from Eskom informing us that they will no longer cut electricity from 3 October,” “This also means there will be no cut-offs in Midvaal for residents or the industrial area which has an agreement to receive supply from Emfuleni. We will continue to work with relevant municipalities to ensure that the payment plan for outstanding debts is honoured and that we avoid power cuts as they impact negatively on residents, businesses and the economy” External link

enca Monday, September 25, 2017 6:12:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “One in four South Africans live in Gauteng and this places great demands on social departments to meet the ever-growing needs of our citizens. In times of fiscal consolidation at national level, we developed a revenue strategy, to raise R15,6-billion over the past two and half years to fund increasing demands primarily in education, health and social services,” External link

enca Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:24:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "I have said before that we will only achieve this target when the departments concerned have sustained strategies to manage down accruals," External link

irishsun Wednesday, March 8, 2017 8:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said ( about Gauteng Premier ) : "We are expecting the Gauteng economy to perform above the national economy," External link

allafrica Tuesday, November 22, 2016 6:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "About 45% of small businesses in the country are located in this province," External link

allafrica Tuesday, November 22, 2016 6:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Our provincial economy grew at 2.9 percent in the second quarter up from 0.1 percent in the first quarter,” External link

the-star Tuesday, November 22, 2016 5:31:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “From the beginning of this financial year to date, the One Stop Investor Centre in Sandton, has assisted 1567 businesses with regulatory compliance and has engaged with 28 delegations looking for investment opportunities in our province,” External link

the-star Tuesday, November 22, 2016 5:31:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Our provincial economy grew at 2.9 percent in the second quarter up from 0.1 percent in the first quarter,” External link

iol Tuesday, November 22, 2016 5:20:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “From the beginning of this financial year to date, the One Stop Investor Centre in Sandton, has assisted 1567 businesses with regulatory compliance and has engaged with 28 delegations looking for investment opportunities in our province,” External link

iol Tuesday, November 22, 2016 5:20:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We take allegations [of corruption] seriously and we deal with them” External link

news24 Tuesday, October 11, 2016 11:08:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy responded : “We are prepared to go‚ comrades‚ together with yourselves‚ to the national department of transport to raise the issues and concerns which you raised about e-tolls in the province” External link

thetimes-za Friday, October 7, 2016 7:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy says : “While the rating’s affirmation by Moody’s is a demonstration of what government and the private sector can achieve when tackling economic hurdles together, it is little cause for complacency,” External link

mg Monday, September 26, 2016 2:02:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “This will better enable the premier’s e-government steering committee to ensure future investments are in line with ICT policies and standards to avoid duplication of costs,” External link

iol Monday, May 30, 2016 12:51:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “This platform is accessible through an online single gateway for citizens, non-citizens, business agents and government employees to various services. It brings information together from diverse sources in a uniform way to provide better access to information, remove barriers to applications, promote re-use of information and allow searches for information,” External link

iol Monday, May 30, 2016 12:51:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Firstly, reprioritisation remains crucial in directing resources to the radical transformation, modernisation and re-industrialisation (TMR) programme of the Gauteng city region,” External link

iol Tuesday, March 3, 2015 4:23:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “I am happy to announce today that we expect to exceed our 2014/15 revenue target by R400 million, a welcome boost in these tough times,” External link

iol Tuesday, March 3, 2015 4:23:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Once the intergovernmental team has completed its work we will include a provincial contribution towards meeting the costs in the provincial adjustment appropriation later this year," External link

bdlive Tuesday, March 3, 2015 2:25:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Once the intergovernmental team has completed its work we will include a provincial contribution towards meeting the costs in the provincial adjustment appropriation later this year," External link

businessday Tuesday, March 3, 2015 2:16:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Let me make it quite clear that while we are talking about improving discipline in government spending, we are absolutely not talking about austerity measures,” External link

iol Tuesday, March 3, 2015 11:59:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Let me make it quite clear that while we are talking about improving discipline in government spending, we are absolutely not talking about austerity measures,” External link

the-star Tuesday, March 3, 2015 11:47:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "The agency allows us to enter into partnerships with the private sector to fund infrastructure. So going forward, projects will be identified and will go out to tender and some of these will be for development in the five corridors," External link

businessday Monday, March 2, 2015 5:45:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "The agency allows us to enter into partnerships with the private sector to fund infrastructure. So going forward, projects will be identified and will go out to tender and some of these will be for development in the five corridors," External link

bdlive Monday, March 2, 2015 5:37:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "By investing in social and economic infrastructure, including quality public transport; re-engineering the province’s spatial framework in new human settlements; mainstreaming township economies; and providing quality health care and education, we intend to put our global city region on a new trajectory of integrated development and social and economic inclusion," External link

businessday Wednesday, January 28, 2015 5:32:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Both the public and the private sectors can play an important role in financing infrastructure investment and the NDP emphasises government’s willingness to take the lead in prioritising infrastructure investment with the aim of crowding in private sector investment over time," External link

businessday Wednesday, January 28, 2015 5:32:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "By investing in social and economic infrastructure, including quality public transport; re-engineering the province’s spatial framework in new human settlements; mainstreaming township economies; and providing quality health care and education, we intend to put our global city region on a new trajectory of integrated development and social and economic inclusion," External link

bdlive Wednesday, January 28, 2015 5:31:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Both the public and the private sectors can play an important role in financing infrastructure investment and the NDP emphasises government’s willingness to take the lead in prioritising infrastructure investment with the aim of crowding in private sector investment over time," External link

bdlive Wednesday, January 28, 2015 5:31:00 PM EAT



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Barbara Creecy said : “We have been able to arrest the escalation of rhino losses,” External link

guardian Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The approach to new amendments to the Directions for the biodiversity sector will align with the announcement by the Minister of Tourism, and will depend on the scope of the leisure activities that will be permitted in terms of the Regulations of the Disaster Management Act, [which will] be published,” External link

sanews Monday, August 3, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The diligence of SARS customs officials and members of the Green Scorpions, which resulted in the consignments being uncovered, and the resulting arrest by the Hawks of a shipping agent, is a prime example of the excellent relationship and teamwork between departments and entities to stamp out the illicit trade in rhino horns and other wildlife products,” External link

sanews Sunday, August 2, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “In this time, rangers have had to face not only the threats posed by poachers, but they, and their families, have also had to deal with the danger of contracting COVID-19,” External link

sanews Sunday, August 2, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "During the first six months of 2019, 316 rhino had been poached in South Africa," External link

terradaily Sunday, August 2, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy claimed : "We have been able to arrest the escalation of rhino losses," External link

terradaily Sunday, August 2, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "During the first six months of 2019, 316 rhino had been poached in South Africa," External link

eyewitness-news Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy claimed : "We have been able to arrest the escalation of rhino losses," External link

eyewitness-news Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We have been able to arrest the escalation of rhino losses,” External link

guardian Saturday, August 1, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "During the first six months of 2019, 316 rhino had been poached in South Africa," External link

news24 Saturday, August 1, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "During the first six months of 2019, 316 rhino had been poached in South Africa," External link

phys Friday, July 31, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy claimed : "We have been able to arrest the escalation of rhino losses," External link

phys Friday, July 31, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “After a decade of implementing various strategies and campaigning against ever-increasing rhino poaching by local poachers recruited and managed by crime syndicates, efforts are paying off,” External link

iol Friday, July 31, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The diligence of the South African Revenue Service customs officials and members of the Green Scorpions that resulted in the consignments being uncovered, and the resulting arrest by the Hawks of a shipping agent, is a prime example of the excellent relationship and teamwork between departments and entities to stamp out the illicit trade in rhino horn and other wildlife products,” External link

iol Friday, July 31, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The team of firefighters and management have been working tirelessly since their deployment on 21 July to support the uMgungundlovu Disaster Management Centre to extinguish the fire that flared up again last week,” External link

iol Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Although our teams are ready to fight fires, we rely on community members to be responsible when lighting fires and to report any fires to the authorities as soon as possible,” External link

iol Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The team of firefighters and management have been working tirelessly since their deployment on 21 July to support the Mgungundlovu Disaster Management Centre to extinguish the fire that flared up again last week,” External link

sanews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Although our teams are ready to fight fires, we rely on community members to be responsible when lighting fires and to report any fires to the authorities as soon as possible,” External link

sanews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The rights allocation process is a first step to formalising and developing small-scale fishers, who, even before the COVID-19 pandemic, faced enormous inequality, insecurity and barriers to economic participation,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 24, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The revised budget and plans we table for consideration today, represent our department’s response to the difficult choices that confront us in stabilising our sector and opening possibilities for future growth,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 24, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The rights allocation process is a first step to formalising and developing small-scale fishers, who, even before the COVID-19 pandemic, faced enormous inequality, insecurity and barriers to economic participation,” External link

sanews Friday, July 24, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The revised budget and plans we table for consideration today, represent our department’s response to the difficult choices that confront us in stabilising our sector and opening possibilities for future growth,” External link

sanews Friday, July 24, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy explained : “As the country moves to a nature-positive future, the department has called for public comment on three more REDZs,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, July 23, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy says : "This is one of our ways to enable young South Africans to respond to President Ramaphosa's challenge that youth must craft and design programmes to enable the country to reach its developmental goals and address the unemployment crisis," External link

allafrica Monday, July 6, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “All fishing, including recreational fishing, is permitted with the exception of charter fishing. Fishers must ensure they have a valid permit. All regulations relating to social distancing, health protocols, movement and the prohibition of groups and gatherings apply” External link

iol Friday, June 12, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “All fishing including recreational fishing is permitted with the exception of charter fishing” External link

iol Saturday, June 6, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy told : “All fishing, including recreational fishing, is permitted with the exception of charter fishing,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, June 4, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “All fishing, including recreational fishing, is permitted with the exception of charter fishing,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “While we understand that many nature lovers are keen to get back to our national parks and game reserves, it would be prudent to wait until the relevant authorities are comfortable with their state of preparedness to welcome visitors,” “All the usual protocols with regard to social distancing, hand-sanitising and wearing of masks will apply at all times,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The department is a regulator, and the regulations say that power plants must comply. There is no regulatory environment that allows any institution to say that it will not comply. In some instances, they may only be able to comply over a period of time, and plants can then make application to come into full compliance over time,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, June 2, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy added : “All regulations relating to social distancing, health protocols, movement and the prohibition of groups and gatherings apply,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, June 2, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy added : “All regulations relating to social distancing, health protocols, movement and the prohibition of groups and gatherings apply,” External link

sanews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “While we understand that many nature lovers are keen to get back to our national parks and game reserves, it would be prudent to wait until the relevant authorities are comfortable with their state of preparedness to welcome visitors,” “All the usual protocols with regard to social distancing, hand-sanitising and wearing of masks will apply at all times” External link

citizen Tuesday, June 2, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "While we understand that many nature lovers are keen to get back to our national parks and game reserves, it would be prudent to wait until the relevant authorities are comfortable with their state of preparedness to welcome visitors," "All the usual protocols with regard to social distancing, hand-sanitising and wearing of masks will apply at all times" External link

news24 Monday, June 1, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We believe that the closure of our borders and the complete shutdown of international air travel removed the key way that syndicates used to supply horn to transit and consumer countries,” External link

iol Saturday, May 23, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Eskom is well aware that this is an unacceptable practice,” External link

the-star Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Eskom is well aware that this is an unacceptable practice,” External link

iol Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The generosity of Fish SA, the SA Fishing Development Fund as well as several large scale commercial fishing companies has made this possible and I want to thank them for taking the initiative to help thousands of families in distress,” External link

africanewswire Monday, May 4, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The generosity of Fish SA, the SA Fishing Development Fund, as well as several large-scale commercial fishing companies, has made this possible and I want to thank them for taking the initiative to help thousands of families in distress” External link

citizen Sunday, May 3, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The generosity of Fish SA, the SA Fishing Development Fund as well as several large scale commercial fishing companies has made this possible and I want to thank them for taking the initiative to help thousands of families in distress,” External link

sanews Sunday, May 3, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The generosity of Fish SA, the SA Fishing Development Fund as well as several large scale commercial fishing companies has made this possible and I want to thank them for taking the initiative to help thousands of families in distress,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, May 3, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The generosity of Fish SA, the SA Fishing Development Fund as well as several large scale commercial fishing companies has made this possible and I want to thank them for taking the initiative to help thousands of families in distress,” External link

gov-za Sunday, May 3, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The generosity of Fish SA, the SA Fishing Development Fund as well as several large scale commercial fishing companies has made this possible and I want to thank them for taking the initiative to help thousands of families in distress,” External link

citizen Sunday, May 3, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Because of the national COVID-19 lockdown, tourism, which is the main source of income for these communities, has dried up. This has affected the well-being of the families reliant on tourism for an income. That is why we decided to try and make their lives a little easier in these trying times,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 24, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We are aware that children, unemployed women and old people living with small children head some of the families. It’s important that as we hand over these much-needed food parcels, we ensure that help is provided directly where it is needed most,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 24, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Because of the national COVID-19 lockdown, tourism, which is the main source of income for these communities, has dried up. This has affected the well-being of the families reliant on tourism for an income. That is why we decided to try and make their lives a little easier in these trying times,” External link

sanews Friday, April 24, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We are aware that children, unemployed women and old people living with small children head some of the families. It’s important that as we hand over these much-needed food parcels, we ensure that help is provided directly where it is needed most,” External link

sanews Friday, April 24, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy wrote : "The full access to this information will foster and contribute towards transparency and accountability, which is owed to the public more so in matters pertaining to the environment," External link

iol Tuesday, April 21, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “A total of 1000 vouchers had been paid to individual reclaimers cell phones across the country by close of business on Thursday, 9 April. The voucher system is being used to ease the logistics of having to distribute food parcels to all provinces,” External link

sanews Monday, April 13, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Working with industry and the waste reclaimers associations we will be distributing electronic food vouchers to waste pickers’ cell phones over the coming days,” External link

citizen Monday, April 13, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "As the collection of recyclables has not been included as an essential service, the consequence of this is that waste pickers are unable to work during the lockdown period. As a result, hundreds of waste pickers are currently experiencing situations of extreme hardship," External link

aljazeera-en Wednesday, April 8, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “As the collection of recyclables has not been included as an essential service, the consequence of this is that waste pickers are unable to work during the lockdown period. As a result, hundreds of waste pickers are currently experiencing situations of extreme hardship,” External link

gov-za Wednesday, April 8, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said ( about Consumer Goods ) : “In the meantime, to alleviate hunger we have approached the Consumer Goods Council and its members who are in the process of discussing an intervention that will see the provision of food parcels with immediate effect to waste pickers,” External link

citizen Saturday, April 4, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Ranger services and anti-poaching activities continue in all our national parks and we can report last week that we had a successful anti-poaching operation on the 26th of March that resulted in arrests on the Eastern boundary of the Kruger National Park,” External link

citizen Saturday, April 4, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “At all times, fishing teams must adhere to the prescribed hygiene provisions such as sanitising of hands, sanitising the inside of vehicles and equipment and restrictions on the number of passengers in vehicles must be observed at all times,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 3, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy explained : “Fishers must at all time carry their exemption notices and permits, issued to small scale and interim fishers, and fishers may not interact with local communities and may only operate within the harbours which are close to all members of the public,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 3, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The teams that operate in the Northern Region where we have winter fire season, are stationed at home and they remain on standby for the beginning of the fire season in the Northern Provinces” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 3, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “This decision was not taken likely and should not be construed as a lack of priority assigned to scientific activities. However, we do believe that it is essential to return the existing expedition form Mariel Ireland as soon as possible and put in place a team that will look after the base, until such time as we are able to return to full science activity on the Ireland,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 3, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “At all times, fishing teams must adhere to the prescribed hygiene provisions such as sanitising of hands, sanitising the inside of vehicles and equipment and restrictions on the number of passengers in vehicles must be observed at all times,” External link

sanews Friday, April 3, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy explained : “Fishers must at all time carry their exemption notices and permits, issued to small scale and interim fishers, and fishers may not interact with local communities and may only operate within the harbours which are close to all members of the public,” External link

sanews Friday, April 3, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The teams that operate in the Northern Region where we have winter fire season, are stationed at home and they remain on standby for the beginning of the fire season in the Northern Provinces” External link

sanews Friday, April 3, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “This decision was not taken likely and should not be construed as a lack of priority assigned to scientific activities. However, we do believe that it is essential to return the existing expedition form Mariel Ireland as soon as possible and put in place a team that will look after the base, until such time as we are able to return to full science activity on the Ireland,” External link

sanews Friday, April 3, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “As such, the 2018 applicants had no legal authority to direct or seek a court order as to how these funds should be spent,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, March 31, 2020 3:57:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "We do this with the understanding that threats to wildlife have multiple and undesirable ecological, economic and social effects," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We do this with the understanding that threats to wildlife have multiple and undesirable ecological, economic and social effects,” External link

sanews Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “This decision takes into account that the season in all these areas would automatically end once the 10% berried female threshold is reached,” External link

sanews Monday, February 24, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy added : "Because the department cannot compensate fishers for their financial losses, we have decided to extend the season in the hope that those most affected by the current drop in sales will have time to make up for their losses. This decision takes into account that the season in all these areas would automatically end once the 10% berried female threshold is reached," External link

irishsun Sunday, February 23, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We must all be clear that climate change and its associated consequences can only be addressed by the world’s nations working together,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We must all be clear that climate change and its associated consequences can only be addressed by the world’s nations working together,” External link

sanews Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Science tells us that our country and continent are warming much faster than the rest of the world,” External link

citizen Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Science tells us that our country and continent are warming much faster than the rest of the world," External link

irishsun Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “A decline in poaching for five consecutive years is a reflection of the diligent work of the men and women who put their lives on the line daily to combat rhino poaching, often coming into direct contact with ruthless poachers,” External link

aa-en Tuesday, February 4, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "A decline in poaching for five consecutive years is a reflection of the diligent work of the men and women who put their lives on the line daily to combat rhino poaching, often coming into direct contact with ruthless poachers," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Because wildlife trafficking constitutes a highly sophisticated form of serious transnational organised crime that threatens national security, the aim is to establish an integrated strategic framework for an intelligence-led, well-resourced, multidisciplinary and consolidated law enforcement approach to focus and direct law enforcement’s ability supported by the whole of government and society,” External link

gov-za Monday, February 3, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “I have also instructed them to undertake an independent investigation so that we can have the full facts,” External link

citizen Saturday, December 28, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “I have also instructed them to undertake an independent investigation so that we can have the full facts,” External link

citizen Saturday, December 28, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Our effort is beginning to bear fruit: SA’s third bi-annual update report shows greenhouse gas emission reductions from 2012 to 2015,” External link

citizen Wednesday, December 11, 2019 1:21:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "The new market must benefit Africa and help finance our adaptation efforts," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, December 9, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “As the incoming President of AMCEN, our country hopes to strengthen this body within the multilateral system of both the African Union and the United Nations Environment Assembly,” External link

africanbrains Friday, November 22, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “As the incoming President of AMCEN, our country hopes to strengthen this body within the multilateral system of both the African Union and the United Nations Environment Assembly,” External link

sanews Wednesday, November 13, 2019 6:02:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “As the incoming President of AMCEN, our country hopes to strengthen this body within the multilateral system of both the African Union and the United Nations Environment Assembly,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 13, 2019 4:54:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The bulk of the consultation focused on gear configurations and possible improvements to reduce whale entanglements. Amongst the mitigation measures that were explored were special sinking lines with extra weights, acoustic release buoys or time release buoys to minimise the need for vertical lines,” External link

sanews Friday, November 8, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “It is imperative that this fishery and all the parties involved do everything possible to ensure, not only the success of the fishery, but also the wellbeing of the environment in which the fishery operates,” External link

sanews Friday, November 8, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “It is imperative that this fishery and all the parties involved do everything possible to ensure, not only the success of the fishery but also the well-being of the environment in which the fishery operates,” External link

iol Friday, November 8, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Today is an auspicious day in the history of our country as we witness the signing and approval ceremony for a unique agreement – one that benefits the Khoi and San communities of South Africa,” External link

citizen Monday, November 4, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “What the negotiations have produced is a one-year pilot through which the Khoi and San communities will receive 1.5% of the farm gate price from the processors of rooibos in the form of an annual levy,” “The farm gate price, which does not include VAT, is the price that is paid by the processors of a product to the farmers who grow, harvest or ferment and dry rooibos. This money is being paid for the use of the traditional knowledge associated with rooibos” External link

citizen Monday, November 4, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The farm gate price, which does not include VAT, is the price that is paid by the processors of a product to the farmers who grow, harvest or ferment and dry rooibos. This money is being paid for the use of the traditional knowledge associated with rooibos,” External link

sanews Friday, November 1, 2019 5:50:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy argues : “We can’t just see climate change as a threat. We also have to see it as an opportunity,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, October 9, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We are thus one of the richest countries in terms of the diversity of plants and animals both marine and terrestrial and levels of endemism,” External link

miningweekly Wednesday, October 9, 2019 7:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We are thus one of the richest countries in terms of the diversity of plants and animals both marine and terrestrial and levels of endemism,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, October 8, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “South Africans are prepared to confront climate change,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, October 4, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The study will be a valuable tool for the environment sector, government, civil society and the scientific community to inform policy, planning and decision-making on the wise use of the country’s biodiversity assets and the management and restoration of ecological infrastructure,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The study will be a valuable tool for the environment sector, government, civil society and the scientific community to inform policy, planning and decision-making on the wise use of the country’s biodiversity assets and the management and restoration of ecological infrastructure,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 3, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “To this end, although we are not yet meeting international targets, our conservation estate is growing, both on land and at sea,” External link

sanews Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhinos," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, September 23, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhino,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 22, 2019 4:45:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhino," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, September 22, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as government, private rhino owners and concerned citizens are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the Management of Rhino,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, September 22, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as government, private rhino owners and concerned citizens are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the Management of Rhino,” External link

sanews Sunday, September 22, 2019 1:39:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhino,” External link

AfricaNews-English Sunday, September 22, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhino," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:47:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhino," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhino," External link

bordermail Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhino," External link

yenisafak-en Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Although the battle to end poaching is far from over, we are proud to say that our efforts as a government, as private rhino owners, and as concerned citizens, are paying dividends as we continue to implement the Integrated Strategic Approach to the management of rhino," External link

reuters-en Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "What is most heartening to hear, is that because of your efforts, the boundary line remained unbreached by the fire. You stood with 1 180 firefighters from all over Canada, Mexico and the USA and said: 'This far and no further,'" External link

irishsun Tuesday, July 30, 2019 5:34:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "The camaraderie built through your morning Working on Fire parade, will stand you in good stead in years to come. Almost all of you have reported benefiting greatly from the exposure to new techniques, approaches, equipment and the novelty of fighting underground fires," External link

irishsun Tuesday, July 30, 2019 5:34:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “What is most heartening to hear, is that because of your efforts, the boundary line, remained unbreached by the fire. You stood with 1180 firefighters from all over Canada, Mexico and the USA,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, July 30, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “What is most heartening to hear, is that because of your efforts, the boundary line, remained unbreached by the fire. You stood with 1180 firefighters from all over Canada, Mexico and the USA,” External link

sanews Tuesday, July 30, 2019 2:20:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “This means that while we debate the Climate Change Bill, we must of necessity also discuss the objectives and the process of the just transition itself and ensure that it takes place in an orderly manner. We must tread our future path towards 2050, while maintaining energy security and creating employment,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 12, 2019 11:53:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “This means that while we debate the Climate Change Bill, we must of necessity also discuss the objectives and the process of the just transition itself and ensure that it takes place in an orderly manner. We must tread our future path towards 2050, while maintaining energy security and creating employment,” External link

sanews Friday, July 12, 2019 11:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The department has initiated a process to review the effectiveness of policies relating to the management of plastic waste and to consider whether it is necessary to have a new policy direction,” External link

businessday Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:26:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We expect to conclude this process within the current financial year,” External link

businessday Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:26:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said ( about Saldanha Bay ) : “Our decision is taken following widespread public concern regarding recent whale entanglements in the False Bay area which has resulted in the untimely and cruel death of these magnificent creatures,” External link

iol Sunday, June 30, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Our decision is taken following widespread public concern regarding recent whale entanglements in the False Bay area which has resulted in the untimely and cruel death of these magnificent creatures” External link

sanews Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Our decision is taken following widespread public concern regarding recent whale entanglements in the False Bay area which has resulted in the untimely and cruel death of these magnificent creatures” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:22:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said ( about Saldanha Bay ) : “Our decision is taken following widespread public concern regarding recent whale entanglements in the False Bay area which has resulted in the untimely and cruel death of these magnificent creatures,” External link

citizen Friday, June 28, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "We need to work together to improve stream and river-related ecological infrastructure -- by clearing invasive alien plant infestations, especially in mountain catchments and riparian areas," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 28, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Water security is everyone’s business. Government simply cannot do it alone and we need active private sector, community and citizen involvement,” External link

sanews Friday, June 28, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Yet, many of the incremental values of the ocean cannot be valued in financial terms: For example, the country’s relatively pristine environment is the foundation for the growing tourism industry. Healthy marine ecosystems provide the fishing industry and many small-scale and coastal fisheries communities with valuable living marine resources,” External link

sanews Sunday, June 9, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The new network strives to support multiple objectives for biodiversity in alignment with oceans economy goals. This new network of 20 MPAs will, among other things, contribute to fisheries sustainability, advance marine ecotourism, and will help maintain resilience in ecosystems that are under stress from climate change,” External link

citizen Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “With intensification of South Africa’s ocean economy, there is increasing urgency to provide the necessary protection to a representative sample of marine ecosystems, thereby ensuring their resilience to human use and impact, and to impacts associated with climate change,” External link

citizen Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The new network strives to support multiple objectives for biodiversity in alignment with oceans economy goals. This new network of 20 MPAs will, among other things, contribute to fisheries sustainability, advance marine ecotourism, and will help maintain resilience in ecosystems that are under stress from climate change,” External link

iol Saturday, June 8, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “With intensification of South Africa’s ocean economy, there is increasing urgency to provide the necessary protection to a representative sample of marine ecosystems, thereby ensuring their resilience to human use and impact, and to impacts associated with climate change,” External link

iol Saturday, June 8, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “One of the things I would like to see happening is environmental consciousness in our communities. If you want to change behaviour of communities, campaigns such as this will have to be on an ongoing basis,” External link

africanbrains Thursday, June 6, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “President Cyril Ramaphosa launched the Good Green Deeds Campaign in March, so this is not the first cleaning up campaign, and it will certainly not be the last. We chose this area because there is a municipal landfill site here. There is regular collection of garbage in this community, but there is also this problem of illegal waste disposal. What is very important is the whole issue of citizen education. One of the things our department is committed to do is to do more of the citizen education so that we can all understand why illegal waste is not an appropriate form of behaviour,” “We are looking at how we can mitigate the fact that for some people, they are not yet receiving weekly garbage collection which leads to this problem of illegal dumping” External link

citizen Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We only have 66% of communities that are receiving weekly waste disposal, 80% of communities do have access to waste disposal but it may not be weekly. I think one thing we have to look at is the supplier side of waste disposal. We got to look at citizen behaviour modification. The Good Green Deeds Campaign has primary emphasis on the issue of citizen behaviour. One of the things I want to see more of is consciousness about environmental issues in our schools. I think if one starts with young people, and we help them understand why environmental issues are everybody’s issue because the deteriorating quality of life affects everybody,” External link

citizen Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Worldwide, pollution and ineffective waste management affects the lives of people living with poverty most severely. South Africa is no exception, and the legacy of our past means that Black people living in poor communities shoulder this burden disproportionately” External link

gov-za Wednesday, June 5, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said ( about Strategy ) : “Our National Waste Management Strategy has the potential to contribute 69 000 jobs in the green economy and support the development of countless SMMEs and Co-operatives. Accordingly we want to encourage communities to view waste as a potential source of income” External link

gov-za Wednesday, June 5, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “One of the things I would like to see happening is environmental consciousness in our communities. If you want to change behaviour of communities, campaigns such as this will have to be on an ongoing basis,” External link

sanews Wednesday, June 5, 2019 6:56:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy says ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “Some of the most pressing issues of our time, such as climate change, fall under this portfolio. President Cyril Ramaphosa is committed to creating jobs and fighting poverty, and this portfolio will play a big role as it is responsible for the sustainability, conservation and management of our natural resources” External link

news24 Sunday, June 2, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy explained : “Our population has increased to 14.7million. Our public health system serves 20million healthcare users per annum and our education system now has 2.3million learners,” External link

iol Wednesday, March 6, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy explained : “Our population has increased to 14.7million. Our public health system serves 20million healthcare users per annum and our education system now has 2.3million learners,” External link

the-star Wednesday, March 6, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “The provincial government has worked very closely with Emfuleni and Eskom to put up a payment plan. As a result, we have now received a letter from Eskom informing us that they will no longer cut electricity from 3 October,” “This also means there will be no cut-offs in Midvaal for residents or the industrial area which has an agreement to receive supply from Emfuleni. We will continue to work with relevant municipalities to ensure that the payment plan for outstanding debts is honoured and that we avoid power cuts as they impact negatively on residents, businesses and the economy” External link

enca Monday, September 25, 2017 6:12:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “One in four South Africans live in Gauteng and this places great demands on social departments to meet the ever-growing needs of our citizens. In times of fiscal consolidation at national level, we developed a revenue strategy, to raise R15,6-billion over the past two and half years to fund increasing demands primarily in education, health and social services,” External link

enca Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:24:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "I have said before that we will only achieve this target when the departments concerned have sustained strategies to manage down accruals," External link

irishsun Wednesday, March 8, 2017 8:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said ( about Gauteng Premier ) : "We are expecting the Gauteng economy to perform above the national economy," External link

allafrica Tuesday, November 22, 2016 6:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "About 45% of small businesses in the country are located in this province," External link

allafrica Tuesday, November 22, 2016 6:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Our provincial economy grew at 2.9 percent in the second quarter up from 0.1 percent in the first quarter,” External link

the-star Tuesday, November 22, 2016 5:31:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “From the beginning of this financial year to date, the One Stop Investor Centre in Sandton, has assisted 1567 businesses with regulatory compliance and has engaged with 28 delegations looking for investment opportunities in our province,” External link

the-star Tuesday, November 22, 2016 5:31:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Our provincial economy grew at 2.9 percent in the second quarter up from 0.1 percent in the first quarter,” External link

iol Tuesday, November 22, 2016 5:20:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “From the beginning of this financial year to date, the One Stop Investor Centre in Sandton, has assisted 1567 businesses with regulatory compliance and has engaged with 28 delegations looking for investment opportunities in our province,” External link

iol Tuesday, November 22, 2016 5:20:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “We take allegations [of corruption] seriously and we deal with them” External link

news24 Tuesday, October 11, 2016 11:08:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy responded : “We are prepared to go‚ comrades‚ together with yourselves‚ to the national department of transport to raise the issues and concerns which you raised about e-tolls in the province” External link

thetimes-za Friday, October 7, 2016 7:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy says : “While the rating’s affirmation by Moody’s is a demonstration of what government and the private sector can achieve when tackling economic hurdles together, it is little cause for complacency,” External link

mg Monday, September 26, 2016 2:02:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “This will better enable the premier’s e-government steering committee to ensure future investments are in line with ICT policies and standards to avoid duplication of costs,” External link

iol Monday, May 30, 2016 12:51:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “This platform is accessible through an online single gateway for citizens, non-citizens, business agents and government employees to various services. It brings information together from diverse sources in a uniform way to provide better access to information, remove barriers to applications, promote re-use of information and allow searches for information,” External link

iol Monday, May 30, 2016 12:51:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Firstly, reprioritisation remains crucial in directing resources to the radical transformation, modernisation and re-industrialisation (TMR) programme of the Gauteng city region,” External link

iol Tuesday, March 3, 2015 4:23:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “I am happy to announce today that we expect to exceed our 2014/15 revenue target by R400 million, a welcome boost in these tough times,” External link

iol Tuesday, March 3, 2015 4:23:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Once the intergovernmental team has completed its work we will include a provincial contribution towards meeting the costs in the provincial adjustment appropriation later this year," External link

bdlive Tuesday, March 3, 2015 2:25:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Once the intergovernmental team has completed its work we will include a provincial contribution towards meeting the costs in the provincial adjustment appropriation later this year," External link

businessday Tuesday, March 3, 2015 2:16:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Let me make it quite clear that while we are talking about improving discipline in government spending, we are absolutely not talking about austerity measures,” External link

iol Tuesday, March 3, 2015 11:59:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : “Let me make it quite clear that while we are talking about improving discipline in government spending, we are absolutely not talking about austerity measures,” External link

the-star Tuesday, March 3, 2015 11:47:00 AM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "The agency allows us to enter into partnerships with the private sector to fund infrastructure. So going forward, projects will be identified and will go out to tender and some of these will be for development in the five corridors," External link

businessday Monday, March 2, 2015 5:45:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "The agency allows us to enter into partnerships with the private sector to fund infrastructure. So going forward, projects will be identified and will go out to tender and some of these will be for development in the five corridors," External link

bdlive Monday, March 2, 2015 5:37:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "By investing in social and economic infrastructure, including quality public transport; re-engineering the province’s spatial framework in new human settlements; mainstreaming township economies; and providing quality health care and education, we intend to put our global city region on a new trajectory of integrated development and social and economic inclusion," External link

businessday Wednesday, January 28, 2015 5:32:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Both the public and the private sectors can play an important role in financing infrastructure investment and the NDP emphasises government’s willingness to take the lead in prioritising infrastructure investment with the aim of crowding in private sector investment over time," External link

businessday Wednesday, January 28, 2015 5:32:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "By investing in social and economic infrastructure, including quality public transport; re-engineering the province’s spatial framework in new human settlements; mainstreaming township economies; and providing quality health care and education, we intend to put our global city region on a new trajectory of integrated development and social and economic inclusion," External link

bdlive Wednesday, January 28, 2015 5:31:00 PM EAT

Barbara Creecy said : "Both the public and the private sectors can play an important role in financing infrastructure investment and the NDP emphasises government’s willingness to take the lead in prioritising infrastructure investment with the aim of crowding in private sector investment over time," External link

bdlive Wednesday, January 28, 2015 5:31:00 PM EAT



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