Farm land in Eastern Cape destroyed in fire

Seven farms, totalling 37 000 hectares, have been destroyed in veld fires at Barkley-East in the Eastern Cape. Firefighters and farmers are currently trying to fight the blaze, but are struggling to keep it at bay. Four farms have totally been destroyed by the fire and farm animals have been burnt to death. At this […]
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Talks about radical land redistribution: Can Land Reform Feed South Africa?

President Jacob Zuma is talking tough about radical land redistribution and the expropriation of farms. But if redistribution is not well targeted, it may threaten food security and benefit elites in rural areas, reports Michelle Nel. In Tugela Ferry, KwaZulu-Natal, 95% of farmers with plots of less than half a hectare are producing crops commercially. […]
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