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HAT in a quest to save national tourist landmark

HAT in a quest to save national tourist landmark

The HAT Team in the Ntsubane Forest Station in the Eastern Cape is hard at work in clearing out alien invasive plants. It was in 2013 when devastating fires swept through the Mkozi Valley in Western Pondoland. Situated in this valley are two spectacular waterfalls...

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MD Message September 2015

MD Message September 2015

It was refreshing to hear the glowing remarks by our Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa during his address at the recent World Forestry Congress in Durban where he praised the WoF programme and also congratulated our participants for having done excellent work in...

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I am now a stronger and independent woman

Being an orphan did not deter Khosi Nhlapo from turning her life around and today she is determined to make a success of her career in Working on Fire. ‘Khosi is currently, a Type 2 Dispatcher at the Gauteng Provincial Office. She is from Ratanda in Heidelberg and...

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Sophy Dinko climbs to greater heights

Sophy Dinko climbs to greater heights

“Leadership skills and confidence is what brought me here”, said Sophy Dinko, Community Fire Awareness Officer in the North West Province. Dinko got promoted as Community Fire Awareness Officer within 5 months as a Type 2 Crew Leader in the programme. After completing...

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