Strawberries

Ex-farm supervisor charged over Australia strawberry sabotage

​Police investigating a major Australian strawberry needle contamination scare on Monday identified a former farm supervisor as their main suspect

Australia strawberry crisis now tastes a little sweeter for farmers

Wholesalers are reporting an uptick in sales, thanks in part to social media campaigns that encouraged Australians to '#Smashastrawb' and eat it

Australia supermarket bans needles amid strawberry crisis

Police nationwide have received reports of more than 100 alleged incidents of pins and needles

Strawberry saboteur evades Australia police

Some producers have reportedly turned to the use of metal detectors to make sure produce is safe to eat

British strawberries in a jam over picker shortage

With a shortage of seasonal labourers, a trend exacerbated by Brexit, there are growing fears many may be left to rot on their stems

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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

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED catec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started...

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