FARMING

Labour Minister promises action against farmers

Dozens of farm workers complain of difficulties accessing UIF during Covid-19 lockdown

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7 May 2021

Urban livestock farmers desperate for grazing land

Pastures have been displaced by land occupation and private game reserve in Colchester

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4 May 2021

Zimbabwean mother and daughter start veggie farm after losing jobs during lockdown

Jane Hozheri says they are making more money farming than in their previous jobs

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24 March 2021

Farm workers say they have nothing to celebrate on Human Rights Day

Illegal evictions of farm dwellers on the rise, says union

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23 March 2021

Former farmworker refuses to leave her home of 30 years

Ladismith farmer says he needs the house for current workers

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17 March 2021

Labour Department to probe “poor conditions” on Cape farm

Workers are demanding running water, lower electricity rates and improved housing

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16 March 2021

Ladismith cheese workers demonstrate in solidarity with farm workers

Factory workers demand action against farmer

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25 February 2021

Forced closure of Humansdorp co-op hits farmers

Striking workers vow to keep co-op shut until grievances addressed

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17 February 2021

Civic farming campaign opposes Philippi Horticultural Area development

Proposed massive urban development opposed by small farmers

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12 February 2021

Women march for farm and land rights

“Land now, food forever” demand activist organisations

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1 December 2020

Forgotten farm dwellers in Philippi plead for services

They say they do not know who to ask for help as farm owner is impossible to track down

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10 November 2020

Disputes plague breakthrough land claim settlement

Multi-million rand farming operation on 2,425 hectares was expected to be a win-win for former owners and claimants

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5 November 2020

Almost a century later, land claimants get back thousands of hectares of farm land and vineyards

Ebenhaeser community’s claim finally settled in mediated negotiations during lockdown

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27 October 2020

Subsistence farmers under siege from land occupation

Shacks have been erected in the middle of their crops in Dunoon

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27 October 2020

Family “dumped” in Wellington can’t travel to work and school

They were forcibly evicted from their home on a farm in Paarl where they lived for 23 years

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27 October 2020

“The farmers are coming!” protesters march to Parliament

MEC Meyer says farmers are living in fear

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25 October 2020