Farm financing stable – for now

The dry weather’s financial toll will be most felt as farmers begin to prepare for next year’s season.

SA land policy is as clear as mud

The agricultural sector has been left guessing because of contradictions and a lack of firm details when it comes to land reform.

Officials blow Act out of the water

The water department has failed to show how a farmer contravened the law when he diverted a river, creating a drought in the valley below.

Farmers and workers hamstrung by state

Farmers have responded to state efforts to legislate labour relations by leaving the sector or mechanising and restructuring their workforces.

The uneasy jive of a poor pantsula

An ordinary youth trying to survive - but a little different still.

Commercial farmers question Mantashe on land reform

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe faced farmers' questions about land reform, food security, labour unrest and agricultural policy inconsistencies.

SA farmers working around labour laws – report

SA farmers are "mechanising" to avoid labour legislation, such as higher minimum wages for farmworkers, and land claims, say reports.

Zim: High prices draw farmers to tobacco, but for how long?

Agriculture experts warn about the hype around tobacco and the high prices that the crop is fetching.

Khaya Dlanga: DA wants to tell black people about affirmative action

The DA's good intentions are that of a white master who thinks that he knows what is best for a black person, writes Khaya Dlanga.

Zimbabwe government’s U-turn on white farmers

A group of 78 dispossessed white farmers claim victory and intend to pursue full compensation.

Sound advice for farmers

A content workforce and a pragmatic approach to dealing with debt have steered Pam Fyvie through challenging times in her farming career.

Protecting biodiversity through innovative initiatives

Wildlands Conservation Trust is the runner-up in the Biodiversity Stewardship Award.


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

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