The handover of land back to its rightful owners is the first step in correcting the wrongs of the past, says Deputy President David Mabuza. “We believe that today we finally have the opportunity to right the wrongs of the past by ensuring the restoration of land to...read more
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister, Senzeni Zokwana will on Tuesday, 19 March, launch the Small-Scale Fisheries Sector in KwaZulu-Natal which will see a total of 2 184 fishers in the province being declared as small-scale fishers in terms of the Marine...read more
The Ad Hoc Committee to Amend Section 25 of the Constitution today adopted a report on its work into a possible amendment of the Constitution in order for the state to expropriate land without compensation, in the public interest. Committee Chairperson Ms Thoko Didiza...read more
Government’s Interdepartmental Task Team on Food Security and Food Safety yesterday briefed the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on the implementation of the Food and Nutrition Security Policy and the establishment of the Food Control Agency....read more
Deputy President David Mabuza says as government pursues inclusive land reform, commercial farmers have already come forward with proposed models of how the programme can be implemented successfully. He also said that one-stop service platforms will go a long way to...read more
South Africa, together with the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) and Mozambique, have made significant progress on negotiations with the United Kingdom on the impending Brexit. Briefing reporters on work being done regarding preferential trade arrangements after...read more
The crisis in health triggered by cheap food that’s high in fat and sugar is now well documented. Obesity related diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes are rapidly overtaking HIV as the top causes of death in South Africa. A bad diet is a major...read more
In the last two years, I’ve had the privilege to traverse various locations both in Europe and our beloved Southern Africa. I have been struck by how similarly yet differently the informal and formal economies are organized both in Europe and in Southern Africa. The...read more
The Ad Hoc Committee to Amend Section 25 of the Constitution recently met to, among others, listen to experts on the question of land reform which would assist it with the necessary Constitutional amendment to make it possible for the State to expropriate land without...read more
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