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Bad boy sugar does some good
Bad boy sugar does some good
“This job is my way out,” says Nosisa Maseka. She does the books for the Sikuvile Farmers Association, based next to Swaziland’s northeastern...
Your sweet tooth brings development to Swaziland
Your sweet tooth brings development to Swaziland
“We prayed. What else could we do?” Thulani Simelane says and smiles. Everyone in Swaziland seems to smile as they talk. But he then looks away...
Sugar barons sour about import prices
Sugar barons sour about import prices
The most protected industry in the country is applying to have the threshold at which protective measures kick in more than doubled.
Nigeria's Dangote uses $3.3bn loan to build Africa's biggest oil refinery
Nigeria's Dangote uses $3.3bn loan to build Africa's biggest oil refinery
Dangote Industries, the umbrella firm of Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote, signed off on a $3.3-billion loan on Wednesday for an oil...
Sugar giant talks indigenisation vs empowerment
Sugar giant talks indigenisation vs empowerment
"If there's any dilution of our equity, that will be a step backward in the recovery [of the Zimbabwe sugar industry and black small-scale...
Farming out SA's water worries
Farming out SA's water worries
The impact of water scarcity on crop farming will soon be one of SA's biggest problems. We may need to look across beyond our borders for a...
Land claim against SA farmer dropped
Land claim against SA farmer dropped
The state has decided to drop a land claim against South Africa's biggest sugarcane farmer, Beeld reported on Tuesday.
Sugar harvest advances have social cost in Brazil
Sugar harvest advances have social cost in Brazil
Ines Ferreira dos Santos lives with four of her kids in a spacious, colourful house at the end of a dusty street.

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