Bothaville

 
South Africa: Hunger in a land of plenty
South Africa: Hunger in a land of plenty
Amid the millions of hectares of prosperous farmland filled with lucrative maize crops, residents in the Free State town of Bothaville are going...
Inside the mealie economy
Inside the mealie economy
"No farmers, no future." So says the bumper sticker on farmer Bully Botma's white bakkie, parked just off President Street in Bothaville, South...
'Thief in the night' wrecks wheat crop
'Thief in the night' wrecks wheat crop
Temperatures ranging from as little 2C to as high as 38,5C within only three weeks had damaged one of the most promising South African wheat crops...
SA farmer to return to Zimbabwe to face charges
SA farmer to return to Zimbabwe to face charges
Crawford von Abo, the Free State farmer who was arrested in Zimbabwe recently for being on his farm there, is determined to return to that country...
SA company at forefront of bio-fuel development
SA company at forefront of bio-fuel development
A South African company on Tuesday unveiled plans for the continent's first billion-dollar factory to make bio-ethanol from maize, as Africa races...
SA on track to set up biofuels industry
SA on track to set up biofuels industry
South Africa is on the right track in its efforts to set up a profitable biofuels industry, said Ernst Janosky, head of agriculture at First...

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