Department of Agriculture

 
Gauteng audit follow-up heightens ANC split
Gauteng audit follow-up heightens ANC split
More than 300 forensic audits, some dating back nearly a decade, have been handed over to the Special Investigating Unit with a view to instituting...
SA to export maize to China
SA to export maize to China
South Africa, the continent's biggest maize producer, is close to starting its first exports of the yellow variety of the grain to China, according...
Reports on EU dropping ban on SA fruit dismissed
Reports on EU dropping ban on SA fruit dismissed
The agriculture department has dismissed reports that the European Union (EU) proposed dropping a ban on importing South African citrus fruit,...
Joemat-Pettersson on a knife edge
Joemat-Pettersson on a knife edge
A report by the public protector is likely to find Agriculture Minister Tina ­Joemat-Pettersson guilty of abusing her domestic and foreign travel...
Suspected collusion in abattoir deal
Suspected collusion in abattoir deal
The Mpumalanga government has awarded an R11-million abattoir contract to a company accused of having links to organised crime and flouting tender...
Ministry lobbies for climate-smart agriculture programme
Ministry lobbies for climate-smart agriculture programme
Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson's advisers, Duncan Hindle and Rams Mabote, have been lobbying for months on her behalf to have "a...
Agriculture ministry frozen by infighting
Agriculture ministry frozen by infighting
Relations between Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson and her director general, Langa Zitha, have hit a new low,...
Minister Joemat-Pettersson stalls tractor rollout
Minister Joemat-Pettersson stalls tractor rollout
Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson is embroiled in a row with suppliers in the agricultural sector after she repeatedly stalled a...
Walmart merger will devastate SA job market, says government
Walmart merger will devastate SA job market, says government
Walmart's acquisition of Massmart will have a "potentially devastating" effect on local jobs, three government departments said on Tuesday.
'n Boer maak 'n nuwe plan
'n Boer maak 'n nuwe plan
The old house on the Forbes Athole farm outside Amsterdam in Mpumalanga is an impressive block with Cape Dutch-style gables and white walls. It is...
Foot-and-mouth viruses in KwaZulu-Natal 'isolated'
Foot-and-mouth viruses in KwaZulu-Natal 'isolated'
The viruses involved in the foot-and-mouth outbreak in KwaZulu-Natal have been isolated, according to the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and...
Agriculture department tests poisonous dog food
Agriculture department tests poisonous dog food
Food acidity tests are being conducted on three brands of locally produced dog food believed to have caused the deaths of a number of pets in...

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