As climate crisis bites, cricket-eating goes global

Farming insects requires less water than cattle rearing and they emit fewer greenhouse gases. Here’s why you should make them part of your diet

Our chance to fix poultry industry

The doors to the EU and the Middle East are open. The challenge now is to enter them

Chicken farming cluck up heading back to parly

The facts are not clear and only time will tell which argument holds water, which may come too late to save the local industry and – local jobs.

No cheap chicken, only fat margins

If South Africa cannot use trade policy to help our country grow its productive base, then what purpose does it serve?

US demand spooks SA agriculture

Many of the country's exports could be affected by what the government decides in the next 60 days.

US meat imports not quite a done deal

The United States wants South Africa to make concessions on animal health rules for poultry, pork and beef before trade can resume.

Agoa: A dangerous game of chicken

A poultry industry row with the United States could cost South Africa billions of rands and thousands of jobs.

Pioneer Foods dumps the poultry business

SA's second-largest food producer by value, Pioneer Foods, is calling it quits after a tough year in the broiler industry.

Chicken price to rise as SA increases poultry tariffs

Poultry tariffs to protect the local industry against import dumping have come into effect, meaning consumers will see the price of their meat rise.

Poultry imports slaughter industry

Food security in South Africa will be put at risk if the chicken business is not safeguarded.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs