De Doorns

 
R3.30 an hour: De Doorns child labour probed
R3.30 an hour: De Doorns child labour probed
Following allegations of child labour on a grape and mushroom farm in the Hex Valley, outside De Doorns, investigators have also...
Farm workers union Csaawu should be saved
Farm workers union Csaawu should be saved
The farm worker strike, which had turned violent by November 2012, started in the Hex River Valley, as workers led a revolt against low wages, arbitrary dismissal,...
[Slideshow]M&G's top photos of 2013
[Slideshow]M&G's top photos of 2013
From Madiba’s funeral procession to protesting farmworkers and Zimbabwe’s elections, see which M&G images best captured 2013.
DA, ANC bury pitchforks to fix farm crisis
DA, ANC bury pitchforks to fix farm crisis
Recent strife in the ­Western Cape's agriculture sector has aggravated already tense ­political relations between the Democratic...
Investigation launched after 24 killed in W Cape bus crash
Investigation launched after 24 killed in W Cape bus crash
Democratic Alliance leader in the province Ivan Meyer on Friday expressed the party's condolences and sympathy and wished those injured a...
22 killed in De Doorns bus crash
22 killed in De Doorns bus crash
"We have confirmed that is the final number for fatalities," spokesperson for the Western Cape health department Faiza Steyn...
'Blacklisted' farmworker urges politicians to listen
'Blacklisted' farmworker urges politicians to listen
He is in his late 30s and has been living in the De Doorns Stofland informal settlement for five years with his wife and two children. Since he...
Land audit urgently required
Land audit urgently required
The charred vineyards of De Doorns are evidence of how imperative it has become to make land reform work.
Farmworkers' minimum wage upped to R105 a day
Farmworkers' minimum wage upped to R105 a day
The new rate, R36 more than the current minimum wage of R69 a day, will take effect from March 1.
Union happy with daily R100 wage for farmworkers - for now
Union happy with daily R100 wage for farmworkers - for now
"As now expected, the new minimum will in all likelihood be R105 a day wages, far below the clarion call of R150 a day but significantly above...
Lamola encourages farmworkers to continue fighting for wage increases
Lamola encourages farmworkers to continue fighting for wage increases
SABC news reported that Lamola said farmworkers should also fight to have divided shares from the profits made on farms.

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