Augustus Consulting Special Project

Food & Water Security in South Africa Media Review

Augustus Consulting monitors reports of food and water security in South Africa, including media articles, blogs, opinion pieces and other announcements. Unless otherwise indicated (such as in articles written by Augustus Consulting), the language and views contained in the search results reflect those of the originating author and/or publication and do not necessarily represent the views of Augustus Consulting. Archived media reviews are available: Water Security and Food Security.

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Malema urges South Africans to fight for the land

Abongile Dumako, SABC News, 27 April 2021

EFF leader, Julius Malema, has encouraged all South Africans to fight for the land in order to work it and produce food for the nation. Read More

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Tackling climate change a national priority for SA, says Ramaphosa

Citizen Reporter, 26 April 2021

While the country continues to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa says tackling climate change is also a national priority for South Africa. Read More

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Elderly hit hard by sharp rise in food prices

Lorna Charles, The Mercury, 19 April 2021

The latest research from the Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice and Dignity Group (PMBEJD) has found that in Durban alone, the basic household food basket prices rose by 7.3% or R277.89 over the past seven months. Read More

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MPs have until May 3 to receive mandate on land expropriation

Mayibongwe Maqhina, IOL Political Bureau, 16 April 2021

Parliamentarians serving on the ad hoc committee on Section 25 were on Friday given until May 3 to seek a mandate from their parties on the actual drafting of the bill aimed to amend the Constitution. Read More

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Land expropriation without compensation could soon become a reality

SABC News, 9 April 2021

The Ad Hoc Committee to introduce legislation amending Section 25 of the Constitution to allow expropriation of land without compensation is one step closer to finalising its work. Read

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Motorists urged to brace for record-high increase in petrol price

Mia Spies, Eyewitness News, 4 April 2021

South African motorists should brace themselves for a record-high increase in the price of fuel that will see them pay about R17 for a litre of petrol. Read More

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