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Department of Agriculture to ban use of certain pesticides by 2024

This comes nearly three years after Women on Farms raised the alarm over the use of pesticides which had already been banned in the EU


News | 21 September 2022

The media has failed to warn society about climate collapse, says science writer

Climate reporting guide for South African media launches


Brief | 16 September 2022

Minister Creecy washes hands of Grabouw occupation

The Knoflokskraal community still face eviction from the 1,800ha land earmarked for forestation


News | 13 September 2022

Khoisan settlement faces eviction from prime forestry land

Some Knoflokskraal residents want to negotiate with government for the land to be given to them


News | 12 September 2022

Anger at civil society exclusion from Presidential summit

3,500 organisations have sent a letter to the presidency demanding an explanation


News | 8 September 2022

New fishing quotas to be allocated

But only original applicants may apply for rights


News | 6 September 2022

Women’s Assembly holds sit-in after funding cut

Tshisimani Centre apologises


Brief | 31 August 2022

Farm workers in Robertson’s “dumping ground” call for better services

CSAAWU demands that Langeberg Municipality install taps, electricity and toilets for Oppiekoppie community


Brief | 26 August 2022

Drakenstein Municipality appeals ruling on emergency housing

The municipality believes it has met its constitutional obligations to provide accommodation to people evicted from rural areas


News | 26 August 2022

Uber, Bolt drivers strike for two days

Drivers want more money and an end to the freeze on new licences


News | 18 August 2022

Disorganised SASSA leaves disabled grant recipients standing in the rain

Khayelitsha chaos continues, but there is hope: from 1 September SASSA services will also be offered at the City of Cape Town’s Kuyasa office.


News | 16 August 2022

Seasonal farm workers struggle for months to get their UIF money

Long queues at De Doorns labour office where the system is often offline


News | 5 August 2022

High Court victory for former farm worker from Wellington

Drakenstein Municipality failed in its duty to provide emergency housing, Western Cape High Court finds


News | 2 August 2022

Western Cape fishers want rights allocation process to be started all over again

Small fishing companies say they’re at a disadvantage


News | 28 July 2022

Families to be kicked off state farm to make way for private farmer

The fate of about 20 households hangs in the air as the Agricultural Research Council moves ahead with plans to lease the farm


News | 22 July 2022

Bid to speed up ruling on police resources fails

Constitutional Court says it does not have jurisdiction on matter


News | 20 July 2022