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.


Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs