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Bird Flu: Slow response from government places thousands of job on the line

Please find attached English and Afrikaans soundbites by the DA Shadow Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Annette Steyn MP. The failure by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana, to produce a clear and effective plan to address the bird flu crisis is likely to cost the agricultural sector thousands of jobs…

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DA calls for Minister to brief the public on Bird Flu

The DA will write to the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana, to brief the public on his plan of action to combat the bird flu now that the virus has spread from three farms in Mpumalanga to Gauteng. The scale of this outbreak is unprecedented in South Africa as we have never…

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Bird Flu: Agriculture dept. briefing to Parliament needed

The DA will write to the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Machwene Semenya, to request that she call the Minister, Senzeni Zokwana, to brief Parliament on plans to contain the bird flu following reports of cases of the virus in Mpumalanga and the Free State. South Africa has never…

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