The land questions continues to be a sensitive issue and must be handled with care because it can sow racial divsions.
The government bemoans every farm killing and would tackle the problem in every province, Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson said on Tuesday.
An explosive dossier outlining irregularities at the beleaguered Land Bank implicates Land and Agriculture Minister Lulu Xingwana in allegedly removin
Documents in the Mail & Guardian's possession show how Xingwana meddled in matters over which she had no power.
Community demands details of a massive land claim settlement made on its behalf.
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) is considering legal steps over proposed norms and standards for managing the elephant population being formulated by the Environmental Affairs and Tourism Department. The NSPCA on Monday aborted a meeting to discuss captive elephants.
The upcoming summer season will have unusual weather conditions, and farmers need to have contingency plans, the Agriculture and Land Affairs Department said on Tuesday. Spokesperson Steve Galane said wet and warm conditions are expected over South Africa's summer rainfall areas.