Namibië praat oor uitvoer van vee
Die Namibiese vleisbedryf sou vandag koukus vir oplossings wat die impak van maatreëls kan verlig betreffende die uitvoer van vee na Suid-Afrika. Rolspelers in die Namibiese vleisbedryf sou vandag vergader om oplossings te vind wat die impak van die Suid-Afrikaanse dieregesondheidsmaatreëls en gevolglike totstilstandkoming van vee-uitvoer sal verlig.
SA: Statement by Luwellyn Landers, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, on international developments (02/07/2014)
Let me start with the Ministerial Meeting currently underway in Luanda convened by the Republic of Angola in its capacity as Chair of the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR).
Government ‘heeded cries’ with land act – Gugile Nkwinti
The government’s land claims process has reopened with an assurance that electronic filing would speed up the historically tardy process.
Ilovo Sugar: Wage pact averts threatened strike
A strike at Illovo Sugar had been averted after workers accepted a wage offer from the company, the Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) said yesterday. The strike would have involved 1 300 workers, general secretary Katishi Masemola said. The agreement included a 10 percent increase for the lowest-paid workers, 9.5 percent for the middle salary band, and 9 percent for the highest band.
Vrae oor diefstal van klein getalle vee
Sommige boere wat onder veediefstal deurloop, kla dat die polisie in gevalle nie sake wil ondersoek waar min vee gesteel is nie.
Monsanto SA donates mini-mill to black woman farmer
Grain SA’s Subsistence Farmer of the Year 2013, Nto Mduli received a boost to her business recently when Monsanto SA donated a mini hammer-mill to her.
LETTER: Worst land proposal
THE policy proposal on land reform, whereby farm workers have earned or paid for the right to have dual ownership, is the worst of all the proposals about land reform ever.
Land rights tampering ‘not an ANC issue’
RURAL Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti has given the clearest indication yet that the government will not tamper with the constitutional provisions of fair and equitable compensation for properties earmarked for land reform. In heated public debates over the past two years, critics of the government’s drive to speed up land and restitutional reform have frequently resorted to the bogeyman of expropriation without compensation to underscore their opposition to it.
LAND REFORM: A flawed model
ACADEMICS at three universities have panned the proposal by rural development & land reform minister Gugile Nkwinti that farm owners be forced to cede 50% ownership of their farms to long-term tenanted workers.
Eskom makes Mpumalanga sick
New research shows emissions from Eskom’s coal-fired power stations are responsible for half the deaths related to air pollution in the province. Research says Eskom’s power stations are responsible for half of the deaths from air pollution related cardiovascular disease in Mpumalanga.
Billions wasted in plan to aid farmers
Cape Town – The billions of rands spent by the government on the Comprehensive Rural Development Programme had not lifted many subsistence farmers out of poverty, parliamentary researchers told the agriculture portfolio committee in Parliament yesterday.
Boere kan ook grondeise indien
Wetgewing gooi die deur oop vir boere wat deur die apartheidsregering onteien is, om eise vir hul grond in te dien. Almal, boere ook, kan voortaan vergoeding eis vir grond wat deur die apartheidsregering onteien is sonder om voldoende daarvoor te vergoed.
‘Ignoreer praatjies oor onteiening’
Senzeni Zokwana, minister van landbou, bosbou en visserye, het aan TLU SA gesê hulle moet hulle nie steur aan “praatjies oor onteiening sonder vergoeding” nie.
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