FARMING

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Grabouw farm workers suspend protest

Union calls for release of arrested protesters

By Ashraf Hendricks - 15 May 2019
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Evicted families stuck in Paarl caravan park for a year

Municipality says its emergency housing project was halted by community resistance

By Barbara Maregele - 24 April 2019
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Evicted family spend three weeks on R44 roadside

“They are unemployed and in desperate need of funding so they can buy food”

By Barbara Maregele - 17 April 2019
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Farm workers accuse Department of Labour of neglect

Eastern Cape workers slam government for failing to uphold labour laws

By Joseph Chirume - 11 April 2019
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Family of 10 left homeless after farm eviction

Ethical trade association to review Windmeul Kelder wine farm

By Barbara Maregele and Velani Ludidi - 29 March 2019
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From security guard to successful pig farmer

Cape Town woman started with just three pigs

By Velani Ludidi - 25 March 2019
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Farm dwellers dump rubbish at gate to wine farm

Simondium residents picket over uncollected refuse, clean water and threat of eviction

By Barbara Maregele - 13 March 2019
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Women farm workers demand end to labour abuses

Lack of enforcement of the law has lead to widespread violation of the rights of women farm workers, says NGO

By Vincent Lali - 11 March 2019
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20,000 people at risk of eviction on Drakenstein farms

“We aren’t going anywhere!” says resident

By Barbara Maregele - 1 March 2019
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Farmers, miners and immigrants battle for land at old Vlakfontein mine

Moses Skosana has no title deed although he has been farming on the old mine compound for eight years

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 19 February 2019

Farm workers march to stop evictions

“We farm workers want to use the agricultural land to provide for our families”

By Vincent Lali - 11 February 2019
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Evicted from their home, farmworker’s family camp in an old clinic

Sanna Syster lost her rights to her house when her husband died

By Barbara Maregele - 30 January 2019
Portia Michaels has stayed in Longlands for 28 years.

Farm community demands homes promised over a decade ago

Stellenbosch Municipality blames developer for delays

By Barbara Maregele - 7 December 2018
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New school bus on the cards for Cape Winelands learners

Education department also reviewing rules on provision of scholar transport for rural areas

By Barbara Maregele - 15 November 2018
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Farm workers demand dividends from black empowerment scheme

They have accused Endulini Fruit Farm of fronting in order to get land rights

By Joseph Chirume - 13 November 2018
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President Cyril Ramaphosa ignores calls for moratorium on farm evictions

Activists say moratorium is necessary to secure the tenure rights of all farm dwellers

By Barbara Maregele - 16 October 2018