Category archives for: Food & Drinks

SA food supplies resilient against panic buyers

Panic buying in South Africa has become order of the day despite the Department of Trade and Industry )DTI) assuring the nation and entire SADC region enough food supplies

by AKANI CHAUKE Acting News Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – DECLARING a three-week lockdown, as part of drastic measures to curb the rapid spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa appealed to his compatriots to desist from panic buying as the supply chains would not be impacted. He assured that his […]

SA finds Middle East a prosperous market for mutton

Vusi Rozani, Eastern Cape Veterinarian (Left), and Nomakhosazana Meth, the provincial MEC of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform, at the Mawashi feedlot ahead of the export of sheep to the Middle East

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town, South Africa CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa has unearthed a lucrative export market following the significant demand for mutton in the Middle East. This comes as a major boost to Africa’s most advanced albeit struggling economy beset by a myriad of problems, most recently the coronavirus disease […]

COVID-19 spoils record year for SADC citrus sector

Citrus industry

by MTHULISI SIBANDA Africa Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE emergence of Europe as the epicentre of the raging coronavirus (COVID-19) has put a dent in a record year for the citrus industry in Southern Africa. The region could have a record 143,3 million cartons of citrus fruit for the export market this year, according […]

COVID-19 affects SA plans to reclaim land

South Africa land expropriation programme

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FOLLOWING the increasing cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), South Africa has postponed public hearings on plans to expropriate of land without compensation. The Ad Hoc Committee to Initiate and Introduce Legislation Amending Section 25 of the Constitution made the announcement. This is in line with prohibition of non-essential […]

Young Mpumalanga farmers the future of agro sector

Mpumalanga Provincial Member of the Executive Committee (MEC) for Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs, Mr Vusi Shongwe with aspiring young agriculturists specialising in piggery, sheep and poultry management. Photo by Anna Ntabane, CAJ News Agency

from ANNA NTABANE in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga NELSPRUIT, (CAJ News) – WITH agriculture having the best prospects for job creation ahead of other sectors in South Africa, it is important for authorities to make farming attractive to the country’s youth. “We have to educate our youth that farming is not all about wearing boots,” said Vusi […]

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