Food security in Africa depends on rethinking outdated water law

A new study has found that outdated, colonial-era water permit systems across Africa are unintentionally criminalising millions of small farmers who can't obtain permits...

By Barbara van Koppen 19 hours ago

Farmers urged not to abstract water from Caledon River

Farmers residing near or next to Caledon River have been requested not to abstract water from the river for seven days...

18 hours ago

Court stops Bo-Kaap residents from interfering with tower block construction

The Western Cape High Court has granted an interim interdict to the developers of a controversial 12-storey apartment block in the Bo-Kaap...

By Kelly Vinett 22 hours ago

Samsung joins forces with Habitat for Humanity

Showing commitment to community upliftment, Samsung South Africa partnered with Habitat for Humanity South Africa...

15 hours ago

Farm workers demand dividends from black empowerment scheme

On Saturday, 10 November, about 100 farm workers and their supporters marched to Endulini Fruit Farm in Patensie, Eastern Cape, to hand over a list of demands to managers...

By Joseph Chirume 22 hours ago

Jackalberry Challenge 2018 - cyclists aiming to raise R350,000

The seventh annual JackalBerry MTB Challenge will take place on 30 November and 1 December 2018 with 60 cyclists travelling 277km from Ubuhle Christian School in Bronkhorstspruit to JackalBerry Farm in Machadodorp...

Issued by BMi Research 13 hours ago

How can corporates support social enterprises in South Africa?

Rachael Millson, African Partnerships Director, Social Enterprise Academy South Africa, looks at how corporates can support the rapidly growing social enterprise sector in South Africa...

Issued by Trialogue 1 day ago

What happens to the community when a mine closes?

When mines scale down or close down, the impact on the surrounding community is significant. The burning question is: can the blow be softened?

By Janine Espin 1 day ago

Designer Jean Paul Gaultier bans fur from future collections

Parisian couturier Jean Paul Gaultier is the latest fashion designer to ditch the use of fur in all future collections...

1 day ago

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