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Spreading the spirit of Ubuntu through olive oil

These days, many people refer to Loyiso Manga as the new face of South African olive oil. But, truth be told, his journey to...

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Covid-19 highlighted fault lines of SA’s past’ – Didiza

Alarmed by a potential rise in food insecurity during the covid-19 pandemic, the minister of agriculture, land reform and rural development, Thoko Didiza, says...

11-year-old releases covid-19 cartoon series in 11 languages

While millions of South African learners are terrified by the covid-19 pandemic, an 11-year-old cartoonist and entrepreneur has used the extended lockdown to create...

Covid-19: Bumper crops could help country bounce back

Experts in the agricultural sector are confident that the introduction of level 3 lockdown restrictions will bring relief to the food supply chain, which...

From ‘write-off’ to multi-award-winning international crop exporter

When 27-year-old Uzair Essack saw his peers graduate two to three years before him, he never imagined that he would one day own a multi-award-winning export company that would gain...

Back to school: Don’t ignore kids’ coronavirus anxiety

With the first learners due to return to school after the covid-19 lockdown shortly, experts have urged parents to help their children cope with...

Covid-19: ‘Keep your house clean,’ farmer advises rural employers

Some 330 kilometres from Cape Town lies the small hamlet of Koekenaap, a patchwork of farms where grapes, beetroot, pumpkin, beans, tomatoes, potatoes, and...

‘If only government would see us,’ plead Carnarvon farming duo

Farming is not child’s play, especially in the unforgiving Karoo sun. Just ask sheep farmers Juan Louw and Demetrius Sas, who joined forces after...

Farmer feeds 800 families on day of mother’s burial

A poverty-stricken community in the Western Cape this morning united in prayer for a Witzenberg farmer who honoured his commitment to feed nearly 800...

Hunger epidemic: The choice between safety and food

Where before the covid-19 pandemic many poor and food insecure households in South Africa ran out of food in the last week of the month, that...

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Food clubs: Let’s turn the tables on SA’s deteriorating health

Sick people get sicker much easier and much faster than healthy people. It is really that simple. Once the first line of defence in...

Young coffee roaster plans to uplift smallholder farmers in Mzansi and...

At the beginning of 2007, Mhlengi Ngcobo was just another happy 13-year-old boy playing with his friends after school. Then suddenly he started getting...

Three things happening in SA agriculture today, 10 July

The agricultural master plan is in full swing and today vegetable industry stakeholders had the opportunity to give input. These are the top three...

How to wash fruit, veggies to safeguard them from virus

If you’re not already washing your fresh fruit and vegetables before consumption, you have got a problem. Two health experts, Andrea du Plessis and...

Liewe Lulu: Is there a proposal on the horizon?

Over The Edge from Bela-Bela in Limpopo writes… Liewe Lulu, I like to think that I am a smart girl who can make good decisions for...