The big fuel hike expected from Wednesday will have a severe impact on the cash flow of farmers, FNB corporate affairs warned on Monday. Motorists will need to fork out an additional 74c per litre, as a rising oil price offset a stronger rand against the dollar in February. The[…]
Afrikaner rights group AfriForum’s release of an unverified and disputed list that purports to denote farms targeted for expropriation without compensation, has led to millions of rands in possible losses for at least two farmers whose properties are named in the document. Louis Hauman, a cattle farmer north of Kuruman[…]
The two farmers accused of tying a 9-year-old girl to a tree and then shooting at her are back in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Monday. Johannes Potgieter, 33, and Hendrick Dumas, 48, are charged with kidnapping, attempted murder, assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm and the unlawful[…]
Australia’s Department of Home Affairs has received 89 applications for humanitarian visas from South Africa, involving 213 people, Australia’s The Age publication reported. This was revealed in the Australian Senate. In March, it was reported that Australia was considering fast-tracking visas for white South African farmers because of the “horrific[…]
Cape Town’s supply dams swelled to 39.1% on Tuesday as run-off from recent rains continued to feed into reservoirs – but the council has warned that the drought-stricken city is nowhere near out of the woods yet. And while some farmers in the Western Cape’s wheat-growing areas are rejoicing at[…]
Drought-stricken farmers in the Western Cape have had to abandon at least a quarter of their high-value vineyards and deciduous fruit orchards because of a lack of water for irrigation. This has had a knock-on effect on rural employment, with the loss of about 30 000 seasonal farm worker jobs[…]
With the impact of the drought felt across South Africa, one local aid organisation has made headway in the search for alternative water resources. The Gift of the Givers Foundation (GOTG) recently joined efforts to alleviate the impact of the drought in Beaufort West. The town, which is commonly referred[…]
The African National Congress (ANC) has condemned the protests against farm killings. This after some pictures of the apartheid-era flag were displayed by protesters. It created an uproar on social media The governing party says the display of the old flag stokes racial hatred. It adds the calls for the[…]
Civil rights group, AfriForum, says the killing of farmers has a serious chain reaction. It says it will launch Project Nahema, a 10 point plan for safeguarding farms and rural areas soon. AfriForum briefed the media during a meeting with religious leaders and Western Cape Community Safety MEC Dan Plato.[…]
A second case of avian influenza was reported on a layer farm in Val, Standerton, in Mpumalanga, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said on Monday. “The virus is the same strain as the initial case reported, but the two farms are not directly linked, meaning this is a[…]
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