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Fuel price hike: Consumers brace for higher food, transport costs
Fuel price hike: Consumers brace for higher food, transport costs
Consumers will be faced with higher travelling costs and the possibility of food price inflation as a result of the fuel price hikes which came...
Africa’s youth, brimming with potential, must be nurtured
Africa’s youth, brimming with potential, must be nurtured
In the recent Fifa World Cup match between Nigeria and Croatia, the commentators repeatedly talked about the youthfulness of the Nigerian team and...
Too soon for Ramaphoria to boost weak economy
Too soon for Ramaphoria to boost weak economy
The economy’s decline in this year’s first quarter does not mean Ramaphoria has fizzled out, say economists, but it does show that new...
What Kenya needs to do to take advantage of its rainfall
What Kenya needs to do to take advantage of its rainfall
For the past month Kenya has had torrential rainfall. This followed devastating droughts in parts of the country. The Conversation Africa’s...
How collaboration can help grow and transform agriculture in Africa
How collaboration can help grow and transform agriculture in Africa
It’s been four years since African leaders met in Equatorial Guinea to commit themselves to boosting agricultural growth across the continent....
Land is the gold required for economic transformation
Land is the gold required for economic transformation
Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle said land in South Africa was “gold” and was an important resource, not only for farming but also for...
Eastern Cape gravitates towards breaking chains of poverty
Eastern Cape gravitates towards breaking chains of poverty
The Eastern Cape provincial government has lofty ambitions of turning the province into the breadbasket of the Southern African Development...
Western Cape dam levels drop even more
Western Cape dam levels drop even more
The latest average level, for dams across the Western Cape, is 20.83%— compared to 30.09% for the same time last year— MEC for Local...
How Western Cape farmers are being hit by the drought
How Western Cape farmers are being hit by the drought
Much has been written about the ongoing drought and critical water shortages in the city of Cape Town. Residents...
Agriculture training in South Africa badly needs an overhaul
Agriculture training in South Africa badly needs an overhaul
Agriculture delivers more jobs per rand invested than any other
Downgrades will hit farmers hard
Downgrades will hit farmers hard
Ratings agency Moody’s recently downgraded South Africa’s top five commercial banks, along with the Industrial Development Corporation of South...
Slice Of Life: ​We helped nature take its course
Slice Of Life: ​We helped nature take its course
I used to be tomato farmer before but the conventional farming model was just not working for me. I did some research and realised that I actually...

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