Tuesday, April 10, 2012


The Business Report this morning carries the following story on its Cover Page.

South Africa’s “Big Five” fishing firms have come under fire from Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, who told a closed meeting of fisheries division staff in Cape Town that she would take away their fishing rights when they came up for review next year.

She told staff in the department last week that they should not take notes or record her remarks, but news of her briefing leaked to Feike chief executive Shaheen Moolla, a former adviser to previous ministers.

Read the full story at http://www.iol.co.za/business/business-news/minister-threatens-fisheries-1.1273129

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