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Sugar sector wants a sweeter deal

Despite intense debate about the protection the industry enjoys, it says it is up against a wall

Bad boy sugar does some good

Sugar cane has a bad image but a new model that helps smallholders and associations in rural areas to earn a life-changing income may shift this.

Your sweet tooth brings development to Swaziland

Mandatory blending regulations, coming into force over the coming decade, could create a whole new market for Swazi sugarcane, in the form of ethanol.

Sugar barons sour about import prices

The industry wants stronger measures to save it from cheap imports and ‘distorted’ world prices.

Nigeria’s Dangote uses $3.3bn loan to build Africa’s biggest oil refinery

Nigeria will see massive growth as Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote took a $3.3-billion loan that will turn the country into an oil exporter.

Sugar giant talks indigenisation vs empowerment

Tongaat Hulett's sugar operations in Zimbabwe comprise the wholly owned Triangle Sugar operation and its 50.3% holding in Hippo Valley Estates.

Farming out SA’s water worries

The impact of water scarcity on crop farming will soon be one of SA's biggest problems. We may need to look beyond our borders for a solution.

Land claim against SA farmer dropped

The state decided to drop land claims by two different clans against the country's biggest sugarcane farmer.

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Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

Secret meetings with Zuma could sink Mkhwebane

An alleged string of lies about Mkhwebane’s meeting with the former president in her contentious R3.2-billion Absa report has the public protector in a legal wrangle

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