Farmworkers betrayed in empowerment deal

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Farmworkers cry foul as 12 years later, they have nothing to show for their investment. Photo: Gallo Images/ Alamy
Farmworkers cry foul as 12 years later, they have nothing to show for their investment. Photo: Gallo Images/ Alamy

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It was supposed to be a true BEE deal and a game-changer for 465 farm workers and labour tenants when government bought them a 30% shareholding worth R115.2 million in an agricultural company in Mpumalanga.

However, 12 years later, they have nothing to show for their investment.

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