A "cautious alliance" has been formed between the Democratic Alliance and the ANC to address the issues underlying agricultural unrest.
An investigation has been launched after 24 people died when a bus veered off Hex River Pass near De Doorns, says the provincial transport minister.
Twenty-two people, including two children, have died after a bus veered off the Hex River Pass near De Doorns.
Despite going from being a scab to striking worker and being recently unemployed, Jaurie Scheepers remains hopeful. "My God will make a plan for me".
The facts are few but there have bee logistical and political reasons why the state is dragging its feet.
Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has announced a new minimum wage for farmworkers of R105.
The Food and Allied Workers Union says it expects the new minimum wage for farmworkers to be R100 a day that can later increase to R150.
Farmworkers in the Western Cape should not retreat in their fight for a minimum daily wage of R150, ANCYL deputy president Ronald Lamola has said.
We are on the same side, we just manage different views, says Cosatu's Ehrenreich of rival farmworkers' union.
The Western Cape farmworkers' strike has been called off, says the trade union federation's provincial secretary general Tony Ehrenreich.
Complex and varied factors are at play behind the unrest in the Cape farmlands, writes Lynley Donnelly.
De Doorns residents have claimed they had nothing to do with the strike but have been brutalised, writes Benjamin Fogel.
Agri SA says it has not been contacted by Cosatu regarding a plan to extend a recent wage deal between farmers and their workers in Clanwilliam.
A man died after he was hit by a rubber bullet during clashes between police and striking farmworkers in the Western Cape, said a police spokesperson.
Agriculture does not hold the solution to ending rural poverty, experts say, and improving lives will take more than a simple wage increase.
Western Cape police have fired rubber bullets at workers in De Doorns protesting for better wages, says a police spokesperson.
Labour protests across the Western Cape are due to intensify as various players in the saga, including ANC allies, plead for government intervention.