Since 2004, complaints have piled up against Hlophe. The list is filled with allegations you don't want a senior judge to face, writes Adriaan Basson.
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The South African wine industry should put more focus on supplying higher value products both locally and internationally, according to the chairperson of Vinpro.
Wandile Sihlobo considers what could impact the contents of your food basket.
The rains some regions received in the past few weeks made minimal improvement in soil moisture and improving vegetation, and his annual December drive across the country was a dreary one, says Wandile Sihlobo.
South Africa's crop protection input sector is set for a major consolidation in the next three to five years, according to InteliChem CEO Gideon Hefer.
The third quarter 2019 GDP data released by Statistics South Africa this week illustrated that the farming economy is in recession. And the path ahead is uncertain, says Wandile Sihlobo.
Sauvignon Blanc specialist Diemersdal Wine Estate in Durbanville, Cape Town, has added a newcomer to its range of wines, this one originating from New Zealand.
Uncertainty about land reform policies as well as an ongoing drought in certain areas of the country have continued to impact spending by farmers, says Sean Walsh.
New research from the University Medical Center Utrecht has found that immune cells that target microplastics die three times faster than cells that aren't exposed to microplastics.
Uganda's government says it wants to boost coffee production in the country and has tabled a bill in parliament that seeks to regulate the country's coffee sector, but not all farmers are happy with the proposed law.
The group is positive about the anticipated disposal of Pioneer Foods.
An invasion of crop-munching fall armyworm caterpillars has inflicted a further blow to food security in Malawi, where nearly two million people have already been hit by drought.
Shipments of the full-coloured Flash Gala apples from South Africa are expected to reach the Far East in February.
Zimbabwe's agriculture sector, hard hit by drought, is facing another significant risk as dam levels recede due to the high temperatures. Climate change has also resulted in an increase in insect growth rates, experts say.
'There is an opportunity to turn the business around and we will give it our best shot," says Tongaat's chairperson Louis von Zeuner.
This is the longest period the index has trended below 50 points in nearly a decade. Meanwhile the perception of general economic conditions in the country fell to the lowest level since 2016.
The global shea butter market is expected to be worth $3.5bn by 2028 and women in a cooperative in the Nigerian village of Kodo are extracting its value.
A new French-South Africa wine venture focusing exclusively on the making of classic rosé wines was launched recently.
A remote wildlife sanctuary near Hawaii is littered with carcasses of seabirds that died after eating plastic debris that circulates nearby in the Pacific Ocean.
New research has concluded that the bird population in North America has declined by 29% since 1970. The study stated that almost 90% of the loss included common birds such as sparrows, blackbirds and swallows.
The Eastern Cape is typically seen as a non-starter when it comes to agriculture, but in reality, the province is a notable player in a number of commodities, says Wandile Sihlobo.
Cape Town Northern SuburbsMouldmed Locum International Exchange
Cape TownMass Staffing ProjectsR500 000.00 - R700 000.00 Per Year
Cape Town Northern SuburbsWest Coast PersonnelR26.00 - R30.00 Per Hour
R 19 800
Apartments / Flats
R 12 000
R 3 750 000
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