PIGS

This piggery can’t go to market

Riverside Piggeries has been a pioneer in biogas to electricity, but not without frustration

AfriForum to privately prosecute Thandi Modise over animal cruelty

In 2015, a protracted legal action was initiated after it emerged that animals had been starving on the multimillion-rand farm of Modise in 2014.

Urban pig co-operative needs land to stay in business

15 Port Elizabeth residents are farming, but they want to keep their piglets safe from traffic and dirty water.

Retail giants take the lead in animal welfare

Sow crates will soon be phased out with Pick n Pay and Woolworths announcing its commitment to accelerate the progress on the welfare of pigs in SA.

SPCA inspectors deny claims of racial abuse by Modise’s farm manager

Two inspectors from the SPCA have dismissed reports that they have racially abused Thandi Modise's farm manager during an inspection.

Modise’s farm: ‘Workers starved too’

Farmworkers claim they had been underfed and underpaid, and that they had begged for food.

Modise: Another survivor on SA’s ‘Animal Farm’

Playing the gender card has its merits, but will Thandi Modise also do and say the unthinkable just to stay alive, asks Haji Mohamed Dawjee.

Modise takes newspaper to ombudsman over pigs statement

The National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise has lodged a complaint with the Press Ombudsman against the Sowetan, a spokesperson said.

Thandi Modise: Another survivor on SA’s ‘Animal Farm’

Playing the gender card has its merits, but will Thandi Modise also do and say the unthinkable just to stay alive, asks Haji Mohamed Dawjee.

Monster pig traps Aussie woman in home

A pig the size of a Shetland pony trapped an Australian woman in her village home, the national broadcaster reported on Tuesday.

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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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

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