As the alleged wrongdoing at Bishops Diocesan College shows, equating wealth with virtue is a bad idea, writes Helena Wasserman.
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The group is positive about the anticipated disposal of Pioneer Foods.
A new study has found small pieces of plastic, ranging from 50 to 500 micrometers in size, present in human stool samples. Researchers from the Medical University of Vienna tested fecal samples from eight different participants aged 33 to 65.
Late in August, we learned that the Zambian government had placed a price cap on maize, and justified its actions by noting its concerns over rising maize prices, says Wandile Sihlobo.
The verification and validation of the use of water in SA is urgently needed, says the CEO of the South African Association of Water User Associations.
BAT's acquisition of e-cigarette maker Twisp opens up the way for 70 million adult African smokers to switch to potentially reduced risk products, says BAT.
Meat alternative company Beyond Meat announced details of a second share sale, just months after its blockbuster IPO, as the plant-based burger maker raises money to fuel an attempt to meet growing demand and beat out competitors.
With companies like Nestle's Nespresso arm willing to pay a premium for Zimbabwe's Arabica coffee, small-scale farmers are returning to a sector that was all-but destroyed under former President Robert Mugabe.
Two of the largest companies in the ostrich industry are heading to the Competition Tribunal in a bid to have a decision by the Competition Commission – to prohibit their merger – overturned.
It's not just Zimbabwe and Mozambique facing a worrying shortage of maize this year, says Wandile Sihlobo.
Zimbabwe is expecting record a significant reduction in agricultural production following the 2018/19 season.
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.
Steak is back on the menu, if a new scientific review is to be believed. A group of experts from around the world say there's not a lot of evidence that red and processed meats cause cancer, diabetes, or heart disease.
An army of drones deployed to fight a crop-devouring pest in a southern area of China has recorded a mortality rate of as high as 98%, according to the manufacturer.
South Africa cannot allow its best agricultural land to be dug up and used for coal, says Mike Muller, adjunct professor at the University of the Witwatersrand School of Governance.
Ever since the Fuji apple was bred in 1939 in Japan there has always been a search for better coloured red fruit.
For SA consumers, there is nothing to worry about for now – as things look, we will likely have sufficient maize supplies throughout the 2019/20 marketing year, says Wandile Sihlobo.
US hog farmers lost hundreds of millions of dollars in export sales to China and Mexico after President Donald Trump launched his trade wars last year.
It’s been called the Italian "Green Gold Rush.” Barely there marijuana dubbed “cannabis light” has put Italy on the international weed map. But the industry is getting political and judicial blowback that some fear will nip business in the bud.
East-End butcher goes Meat Free 'Meaty' cuts, joints and strings of sausages are being made from the likes of mushroom, jackfruit and even pea protein.
So far, the news looks good this year for SA's farmers. But they're not quite in the clear yet, says Wandile Sihlobo.
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