FARMING

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

Farm workers march for land

Government has committed to land redistribution in all provinces except Gauteng and Western Cape

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16 October 2020

Activists threaten to take over unused land and farms

Call for state to form compact with civil society to drive land reform

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28 September 2020

Campaigns failing to stop farm evictions, say civil society organisations

Webinar highlights plight of women on farms, calls on President to honour promise

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5 August 2020

“I can’t even feed my children” says unemployed farmworker

Seasonal workers take farm owner to CCMA for “unfair dismissal and illegal eviction”

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30 July 2020

Unemployed Cato Crest women start chicken farm to feed their families

“We are determined to make a success of this”

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20 July 2020

Robertson farmer takes activists to court over eviction email

Rural Legal Centre accused farmer of not complying with law

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20 April 2020

Covid-19: Lockdown threatens women farm workers’ access to food

“We are going to starve” says seasonal worker in De Doorns

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14 April 2020

Family facing eviction rejects municipality’s Wendy house

Court document shows that house was supposed to be “a standard two bedroom brick and mortar structure with indoor sanitation facilities”

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6 April 2020

Covid-19: Are agricultural workers being protected?

Labour Department warns companies to comply or face closure

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1 April 2020

Human Rights Commission asked to look at farm job losses and evictions

Seasonal farm worker says she was dismissed without full pay and told: “It’s because of the virus”

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23 March 2020

The dumping of former farm workers can never be justified

There should be a moratorium on farm evictions

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18 March 2020

Women march against evictions in Drakenstein

“Share the land with those who work on it”

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6 March 2020

Farm worker challenges authorities in court over housing

Municipality and province accused of not meeting constitutional obligations

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20 February 2020

Court blocks development on Cape Flats Aquifer

City of Cape Town and provincial government told to consider new evidence

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19 February 2020