TAU SA concerned over possible trial for farmers

2014-10-27 19:05

Farmers' organisation TAU SA has expressed concern over the possibility that two farmers who shot dead alleged robbers in the North West might have to stand trial for the shooting.

Land claimant renting out land - report

2014-07-23 11:11

The chief of a clan in Mpumalanga has angered neighbouring farmers because he is renting land claim land to squatters instead of farming, according to a report.

TAU SA objects to Zuma candidacy

2014-04-02 07:11

Tau SA has lodged an objection against President Jacob Zuma as a candidate in the 7 May general elections, the agriculture union says.

IEC holds talks with farmer unions

2014-01-22 13:21

The IEC has held talks with farmer unions to ensure farm workers are able to register and vote in the 2014 elections.

Price hikes 'threaten' food security

2013-03-01 22:05

The 81c/litre petrol price rise, coupled with electricity hikes and higher farmworker wages, is bad news for the agriculture sector, TAU SA warns.

Public debt a concern, warns union

2013-02-27 18:51

South Africa's increasing public debt is of serious concern and can be stemmed if government curbs corruption, says farmers' union TAU SA.

Busa calls for business-friendly policies

2013-02-08 20:10

Business Unity SA says it remains committed to discussions that will ensure the sustainability of commercial agriculture amid a challenging business environment.

Small farmers will battle - employer body

2013-02-05 18:27

Smaller farm operations would not be able to afford the new minimum wage increase, the National Employers' Association of SA says.

New farm wage sets precedent - union

2013-02-04 17:09

The new minimum wage for farmworkers, announced by Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant, has set a precedent for protests in other sectors, says TAU SA.

Shoot the Boer agreement a court order

2012-11-01 14:02

An out of court agreement on the singing of the song Dubula iBhunu (Shoot the boer) has been made a court order in the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA).

TAU SA: Zuma land plan not feasible

2012-10-23 14:28

President Jacob Zuma's new land reform plan is not feasible and may even be counter-productive, the Transvaal Agricultural Union of SA says.

Lamola facing hate speech charges

2012-06-06 13:26

AfriForum and TAU SA are preparing to lay hate speech charges against ANC Youth League deputy president Ronald Lamola over comments he made about land reform.

Re-registration for Gauteng tolls - DA

2012-04-12 08:50

Road users who have registered for the e-tolling system and bought e-tags will have to re-register after Sanral changed the terms and conditions, the DA says.

Prioritise farm attacks, says union

2012-03-13 14:47

Farm attacks should be made a priority crime, says commercial farmers' union TAU SA.

Numsa decries Malema ruling

2011-09-12 19:12

Courts should not be used as vehicles to rewrite the country's apartheid history, says the National Union of Metalworkers of SA.

TAU SA 'vindicated' by hate speech ruling

2011-09-12 13:25

Farmer union TAU SA says the judgment in the "shoot the boer" case vindicates its attempt to erase hate speech and put an end to violent victimisation of farmers and farm dwellers.

TAU SA wants more out of Malema hearing

2011-08-23 16:00

The ANC should extend the disciplinary hearing of ANCYL president Julius Malema to encompass his remarks on nationalisation and farmland expropriation, TAU SA says.

Tau-SA lawyer: Hanekom an evasive witness

2011-04-18 13:05

ANC member Derek Hanekom was "an extremely evasive witness", he has been told during cross examination at Julius Malema’s hate speech trial.

Survey: 66% blacks rate 'boer song' hate speech

2011-04-11 20:45

Sixty-six percent of blacks feel the words "shoot the boer" constitute hate speech, according to a survey.

Ruling due on ANC hate speech claim

2011-02-24 17:02

The wait is nearly over to find out if the ANC will be allowed to intervene in the hate speech case against ANC Youth League president Julius Malema.

Union to intervene in hate speech case

2011-02-23 12:36

The Transvaal Agricultural Union of SA says the "Shoot the Boer" song has a direct bearing on farm violence, and it has applied to intervene in the Julius Malema hate speech case.

SA farmers to explore Georgia

2010-12-30 10:34

A number of South African farmers have expressed an interest in agricultural opportunities in Georgia, agricultural union TAU SA says.

Farmers in bakkies fight back

2010-08-26 10:08

About 60 Mpumalanga farmers have reacted to a mayday call following a farm attack and helped catch two fleeing suspects.

Farmers also at fault - Agri SA

2010-04-22 09:56

Farmers' involvement with the police's rural security plan leaves much to be desired, and some farmers are guilty of allegations made by ANC MPs, Agri SA has admitted.

ANC 'must join Malema case'

2010-04-01 14:10

Julius Malema's attorney says the ANC and ANC Youth League should be involved in a court case brought against him by AfriForum and TAU-SA, as he speaks on behalf of the organisation.


Farm attacks at unacceptable levels - Tau SA

2014-08-05 22:15

Farmer union TAU SA says farm murders and attacks have increased since last year and are at unacceptable levels.

40 objections to candidates - IEC

2014-04-03 05:30

The Electoral Commission of SA has received about 40 objections to National Assembly and provincial legislature election candidates.

E-tolls law full of errors, says TAG

2014-01-30 16:46

The Tollgate Action Group says it will push ahead with a court case to have Gauteng's e-tolls declared unconstitutional because of legal breaches.

Union slams state land ownership findings

2013-07-18 15:30

Farmers' union Tau SA says land ownership figures released by the rural development and land reform minister are unreliable and contradict its own findings.

Wide acclaim for reduced Eskom hike

2013-02-28 18:32

While the National Energy Regulator of SA's decision to limit Eskom's electricity rise to 8% has been widely welcomed, the power utility still has recourse.

Nation bombards Zuma with issues

2013-02-11 22:33

The wish list for topics President Jacob Zuma should tackle in his State of the Nation address varies from more jobs to matters green and Eskom.

Job cuts 'only the beginning' - farm union

2013-02-07 10:24

Farmers have no choice but to restructure and cut costs to survive after the announcement of a new minimum wage, farmers' union TAU SA says.

Farm minimum wage a double-edged sword

2013-02-04 22:40

Farm unions warn the new minimum wage of R105 per day for farmworkers could lead to job losses as farmers scramble to adjust to the increase.

Farm attacks could reach 'highest level in 8 years'

2013-02-01 22:04

Farm attacks could reach its highest level in eight years if murders continue unabated, the Transvaal Agricultural Union says.

Shoot the Boer appeal canned

2012-10-31 11:26

Former ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema, the ANC and AfriForum have buried the hatchet in their bitter feud over the struggle song, Shoot the Boer.

TAU SA calls for land summit

2012-07-03 21:01

A summit should be held to decide how land should best be allocated between food, infrastructure, and housing needs for the next 100 years, says farmer union TAU SA.

TAU SA not involved in Afrikaans talks

2012-05-07 19:03

The agricultural union TAU SA says that it will not be involved in the meeting between ANC leadership and Afrikaans groups.

Rural safety plan almost done - ministry

2012-03-13 19:41

A revised rural safety plan that gives priority to rural areas and rural development is nearly finalised, says the police ministry.

TAU SA worries over Constitution claims

2011-09-21 20:34

Food shortages will be the first consequence if the ANC changes the Constitution for the sake of land reform, farmers' union TAU SA says.

Malema ruling 'a warning to politicians'

2011-09-12 16:07

The hate speech judgment against ANC Youth League president Julius Malema is a warning that politicians are not above the law, says the Cope Youth Movement.

Govt slack on fire prevention: Tau SA

2011-08-26 22:50

The government is not adhering to laws aimed at preventing veldfires, says farmers' body Tau SA.

ANC lied about nationalisation, union says

2011-08-04 20:04

An admission by Cosatu that an ANC task team was looking at a model of nationalisation to implement proved the ANC "blatantly lied", TAU SA says.

Malema witness 'too scared to testify'

2011-04-15 13:19

A farm attack victim and witness in the hate speech case against ANC Youth League president Julius Malema, was "too afraid to testify", the Equality Court has heard.

ANC to intervene in hate speech case

2011-02-25 11:39

A judge has ruled that the ANC is allowed to intervene in the "shoot the boer" hate speech case against Julius Malema.

ANC 'owns shoot the boer song'

2011-02-24 12:43

The ANC owns the struggle song containing the words "shoot the boer" and should be able to intervene in a hate speech case which may see it outlawed, the party's lawyer says.

Union urges action on water charges

2011-02-21 20:29

Agricultural union TAU SA is to report the SA Police Service to the Public Protector and the ICD because of a lack of progress made with charges laid by the union.

SA farmers want to relocate to Georgia

2010-10-28 22:25

Sixty South African farmers are interested in relocating and buying land in Georgia in Eastern Europe, says agricultural union TAU SA.

Ministers face charges over pollution

2010-05-07 15:25

Criminal charges have been laid against three Cabinet ministers in Pretoria for their alleged pollution of the country's water supply.

High Court gags Malema

2010-04-01 19:15

Julius Malema has been banned from singing "shoot the boers", according to an interdict granted by the North Gauteng High Court.

'Shoot' song back in court

2010-03-31 18:37

The next in a wave of challenges to the lyrics "shoot the boer" will play out in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria when AfriForum lodges an interdict.

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