African Farmers

Paddy farmers rise up against Madagascar’s ‘new city’

Farmers in Ambohitrimanjaka village are facing off with the authorities over a scheme that threatens to engulf a thousand hectares of rice fields

Celebrating women and youth in agriculture

Women farmers produce 80% of Africa's food, but only own 1% of the land

Retrospective view

'We empower other farmers, especially the youth and women'

2018 Young Farmer Award winner – Senakhomo Farming

Senakhomo is recognised for her outstanding maize yields

Anna Phosa is living her dream of becoming a successful pig farmer

Phosa is supplying hundreds of pigs to Pick n Pay every week

2017 Young Farmer Awards winner – Vilakazi Farming Business Enterprise

'Farming is life, and some of us black women are making it in what used to be a man's world'

2018 Female Entrepreneur Award – Sibhale Skin Solutions

'I was the only one in the business when I started'

Bet the farm and save the world

With investment in agriculture and data, African states could end famine — and reap the reward

Fortified seeds foil hidden hunger

Biotechnology boosts the resistance of crops to drought and disease, and increases the levels of crucial micronutrients in the produce.

Empower ‘subsistence farmers’ to become profitable businesses

Agriculture is poised to drive a new era of inclusive economic growth for Africa - if smallholder farmers are given the tools to generate income.

Latest

Meet Doctor Fundile Nyati: South Africa’s own online medical mythbuster

The employee health and wellness specialist is using social media to combat misinformation about Covid-19

Products for the care of babies and toddlers now essential items

In response to court papers saying lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children, the state says baby care goods are now an essential item

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world