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Jozi buzzes with Urban Beekeeper, Themba Mntambo

There is nothing extravagant about Themba Mntambo. But there is nothing ordinary about him either. He expresses himself simply, without any airs or graces....

Urban rooftop farmer making a difference in the sky

Hillbrow, Johannesburg. 2019. A veritable den of wantonness and bedlam. A place where violent crime is as every day as the rising of the...

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Dairy farmer on mission to make a difference

It was exactly ten years ago when dairy farmer Siviwe Tikana (28) joined a missionary organisation called Youth With a Mission in Worcester, Western...

Irrigation: Prestigious symposium comes to Mzansi

A prestigious international symposium on irrigation and horticultural crops is coming to South Africa in 2023, and will be hosted by the Western Cape...

Mzansi set on leading citrus exports to Philippines

South Africa’s first citrus consignment to the Philippines is expected to arrive on Southeast Asian shores within the next three weeks. The new market, which...

AABNet to advance livestock breeding in Africa

A prediction that Africa will host 25% of the global human population by 2050 has inspired the livestock industry to launch the African Animal...

Raisin industry now aiming for global-player status

Despite several issues troubling Mzansi’s raisin growers and a particularly challenging season, the industry’s remains optimistic and is set on becoming a prominent global...