One thing we know: when it is all over, those of us who survive will find some form of meaning in it, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
In a move that surprised all and sundry, AfriForum recently brought an urgent application for an interdict in the Eastern Cape High Court in Makhanda against the sheep export company, Al Mawashi, from exporting 60 000 live sheep to Kuwait. Dan Kriek wonders why.
A new agricultural organisation called the Southern African Agriculture Initiative has been launched, with an apparent attempt to counter AgriSA, the largest representative organisation for farmers in the country.
Agri SA says it "will leave no stone unturned in protecting the interests of farmers" and the agricultural sector.
Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Patrice Motsepe says South African farmers, both black and white, need to be safe in the knowledge that their right to land and assets are protected.
The summit on land reform could very well turn out to be a turning point in the heated debate on expropriation of land, writes Max du Preez.
Farmers have demanded US President Donald Trump "leave us the hell alone" after the he criticised the country's land reform plans.
US President Donald Trump is not needed to solve land reform issues, farmers and other roleplayers in the South African agricultural sector have said, while slamming his comments about land expropriation.
A meeting with President Cyril Ramaphosa to discuss the agricultural sector and land question was constructive, says Agbiz president.
AgriSA president Dan Kriek met President Cyril Ramaphosa in Cape Town on Tuesday, while the organisation's CEO, Omri van Zyl, held talks with Deputy President David Mabuza in Johannesburg.
While the police and agricultural body AgriSA have found that farm murders have decreased to their lowest level in 20 years, lobby group AfriForum's deputy CEO Ernst Roets maintains that there has been a significant increase this year.
AgriSA president Dan Kriek's proposal for land expropriation without compensation amounts to exempting mega-farms while the rest populate the front line of expropriation at sacrificial compensation, writes Gabriel Crouse.
AgriSA wants more clarity on the latest incarnation of the Expropriation Bill, of which a draft has been gazetted.
AgriSA says it is encouraged by police commissioner General Khehla Sitole’s commitment to assisting farmers and the farming community.
Land belonging to the state, speculative, underutilised and vandalised land will be looked at for expropriation without compensation, says the ANC.
In a move which Deputy President David Mabuza has hailed as a "watershed moment", four presidents of organised agriculture have signed a statement of intent to develop a national strategy focusing on the transformation of the sector.
The farming sector needs an enabling environment for partnerships and the sharing of resources to tackle the land question, a summit has heard.
As South Africa debates US President Donald Trump's baseless comments about land expropriation, Deputy President David Mabuza has taken the opportunity to quell farmers' fear and apprehension.
The ANC has assured commercial farmers’ representative AgriSA that “no land grabs” will be permitted and that the protection of property rights and “productive agrictultural land” will remain a priority for government, AgriSA has said in a statement.
The ANC and AgriSA, the country’s largest representative body of commercial farmers, will meet on Tuesday to discuss the heated issue of expropriation without compensation.
Farm murders have decreased to their lowest level in more than 20 years, a report by agricultural organisation AgriSA has found.
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