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Tag: drought

Absa contributes R1m towards AgriSA drought relief efforts

Absa, a member of Barclays Africa, has donated R1m towards AgriSA’s efforts to assist drought-stricken farmers and the communities that depend on farming around the country. Sazini Mojapelo, Head of...

South Africa will not declare national disaster over drought

South Africa will not declare a national disaster in response to its worst drought in a century as it hopes ample late rains will continue to improve the situation, Deputy Minister...

Engen fuels “transporting hope in a tanker”

South Africa is in the throes of a water crisis as it faces drought and water scarcity across the country. Committed to assisting the drought-stricken area of Vryheid in KwaZulu-Natal, Engen Petroleum has joined forces with Cargo Carriers,...

NWK announces drought aid options for producers

NWK is implementing several actions to try and reduce the impact of the drought and help ensure the sustainability of producers. Possible additional options for supporting producers – like postponing production...

It’s a seller’s market for Cape wine farmers

Cape wine farmers are expecting a much lower yield this year due to the extremely hot and dry conditions in the region, Francois Viljoen of VinPro told industry stakeholders on Thursday...


Liquor industry urges government to prepare to lift alcohol ban

The liquor industry is once again calling on government to lift the ban on alcohol. Their latest call is based on suggestions by the...