Child hunger on rise in SA due to new Covid-19 variant

Shaun Smillie, Saturday Star, 9 January 2021

As the new variant of the Covid 19 virus spreads across South Africa, child hunger is on the rise, and it is up to the government to stop its spread. Read More

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2020 ends without formalisation of SA’s land reform plan

Babalo Ndenze, Eyewitness News, 4 January 2021

Parliament has not yet formalised a programme on a way forward for land expropriation without compensation. Read More

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Steep increase in petrol price predicted for January

Times Live, 30 December 2020

Fuel prices will rise significantly in January. Read More

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South Africans need to be water savvy, despite rain- Dept of Water & Sanitation

Eyewitness News, 18 December 2020

The Water and Sanitation Department on Friday said despite the increasing dam levels across seven provinces in the country, residents must use water sparingly. Read More

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Government announces R1 billion boost for subsistence farmers

Theto Mahlakoana, Eyewitness News, 7 December 2020

Government has launched a R1 billion presidential employment stimulus for subsistence producers. Read More

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Food prices likely to rise as violent attacks cripple trucking industry

Manyane Manyane, Sunday Independent, 29 November 2020

Prices of food and other commodities are likely to increase as a backlash from the ongoing attacks on trucks forces distributors to seek alternative logistics. Read More

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