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Bloemfontein – Cash-strapped farmers are seeking help from debt counsellors, a Bloemfontein counsellor has revealed.

The debt counsellor, who wished to remain anonymous, told News24 that the drought had caused a lot of financial stress for farmers.

Farmers reportedly have their highest-ever debt of more than R125bn with South African banks.

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