/ 7 May 2023

Sugar industry slump a bitter pill for North Coast towns

Shakaskraal is a microcosm of what lies ahead for many towns KwaZulu-Natal if its ailing sugar mills collapse

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Shuttered: Shakaskraal, in KZN, was prosperous before the cane mill closed and the sugar industry declined, exacerbated recently by the troubles at Tongaat Hulett and Gledhow. (Delwyn Verasamy/M&G)