Production

Subsistence farming can help alleviate food insecurity

The biggest single threat to food security in South Africa is the lack of subsistence farming, according to a panel of experts. The experts from the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Agri SA and Statistics South Africa were speaking at a webinar on Food security and subsistence farming on Thursday. The panel […]

Internal Affairs

Drugs worth more than half a million seized during police operations

DURBAN – On 04 October 2022 at 06:30, police officers from the Provincial Drug and Firearm Unit acted on information about a man who was in possession of a firearm. An operation was put in place and police proceeded to Amahlongwa where Sibusiso Ndlovu (35) was found in possession of a revolver with six rounds […]

Production

Ban on movement of cattle lifted

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister, Thoko Didiza, has taken the decision to lift the Foot-and-Mouth Disaster Management Area (DMA) of the Free State, only allowing for farms unaffected by Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) to continue with their business. However, the farms that tested positive for FMD, or are under suspicion for FMD, […]

Fashion & Lifestyle

Traditional leaders urged to use culture to boost tourism

Deputy President David Mabuza has encouraged traditional leaders to use their rich culture and heritage to boost tourism. “It is essential that during Tourism Month, we promote our cultural history, encourage visitors to visit heritage sites and cultural artefacts, and attend to events and activities that narrate our folklore and represent our past, the present […]