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Farmer tenants demand services from municipalities
Farmer tenants demand services from municipalities
A high court action by two farm tenants in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands to force municipalities to provide them with water and sanitation is likely...
New dawn for Zim
New dawn for Zim
Newly sworn-in Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised to unite the deeply divided nation while prioritising the revival of the...
Sharing the land among those who work it
Sharing the land among those who work it
The land is not just the dusty earth on which we stand. It is a kinship with our ancestors. It is an affirmation of self. It is the aspiration...
Downgrades will hit farmers hard
Downgrades will hit farmers hard
Ratings agency Moody’s recently downgraded South Africa’s top five commercial banks, along with the Industrial Development Corporation of South...
​Farmers are smiling – up to a point
​Farmers are smiling – up to a point
Laurens Schlebusch farms with crops and livestock in the Free State. Looking around his farmlands, he says the drought has almost certainly been...
Farm financing stable – for now
Farm financing stable – for now
The agricultural sector, at the drought’s frontline, is beginning to feel the weather’s financial toll.
SA land policy is as clear as mud
SA land policy is as clear as mud
The worsening drought is emblematic of a policy ­climate that is getting much tougher for the ­agricultural sector.
Officials blow Act out of the water
Officials blow Act out of the water
Government bungling and "material deficiencies" in decision-making processes have dealt a severe blow to the ability of the department of water...
Farmers and workers hamstrung by state
Farmers and workers hamstrung by state
Fundamental shifts in South Africa's agricultural economy are driving farm employment patterns and working conditions. A report released this week...

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