FARMING

Forgotten farm dwellers in Philippi plead for services

They say they do not know who to ask for help as farm owner is impossible to track down

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10 November 2020

Disputes plague breakthrough land claim settlement

Multi-million rand farming operation on 2,425 hectares was expected to be a win-win for former owners and claimants

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5 November 2020

Almost a century later, land claimants get back thousands of hectares of farm land and vineyards

Ebenhaeser community’s claim finally settled in mediated negotiations during lockdown

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27 October 2020

Subsistence farmers under siege from land occupation

Shacks have been erected in the middle of their crops in Dunoon

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27 October 2020

Family “dumped” in Wellington can’t travel to work and school

They were forcibly evicted from their home on a farm in Paarl where they lived for 23 years

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27 October 2020

“The farmers are coming!” protesters march to Parliament

MEC Meyer says farmers are living in fear

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25 October 2020

Farm workers march for land

Government has committed to land redistribution in all provinces except Gauteng and Western Cape

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16 October 2020

Activists threaten to take over unused land and farms

Call for state to form compact with civil society to drive land reform

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28 September 2020

Campaigns failing to stop farm evictions, say civil society organisations

Webinar highlights plight of women on farms, calls on President to honour promise

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5 August 2020

“I can’t even feed my children” says unemployed farmworker

Seasonal workers take farm owner to CCMA for “unfair dismissal and illegal eviction”

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30 July 2020

Unemployed Cato Crest women start chicken farm to feed their families

“We are determined to make a success of this”

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20 July 2020

Robertson farmer takes activists to court over eviction email

Rural Legal Centre accused farmer of not complying with law

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20 April 2020

Covid-19: Lockdown threatens women farm workers’ access to food

“We are going to starve” says seasonal worker in De Doorns

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14 April 2020

Family facing eviction rejects municipality’s Wendy house

Court document shows that house was supposed to be “a standard two bedroom brick and mortar structure with indoor sanitation facilities”

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6 April 2020

Covid-19: Are agricultural workers being protected?

Labour Department warns companies to comply or face closure

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1 April 2020

Human Rights Commission asked to look at farm job losses and evictions

Seasonal farm worker says she was dismissed without full pay and told: “It’s because of the virus”

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23 March 2020