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15 January 2020
Farmers still struggle due to ban on cattle auctions
Two separate groups of farmers, cooperatives and auctioneers are asking a judge to lift the ban, but the matters were postponed to be heard together.
In one scene, migrants shouted ‘no camera’ at the reporting crew filming them from a larger chartered vessel. https://www.thenewhumanitarian.org/maps-and-graphics/2020/08/12/cartoon-British-TV-media-migrant-boat-coverage?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=social
Green revolution is locking African farmers into a system that is not designed for their benefit, but for Northern multinational corporations. https://theecologist.org/2020/aug/14/gates-failing-green-revolution-africa
JOEVA ROCK & RACHEL SCHURMAN - Seeds of Neo-Colonialism: Why GMO's Create African Dependency on Global Markets | The Elephant https://www.theelephant.info/op-eds/2020/07/31/seeds-of-neo-colonialism-why-gmos-create-african-dependency-on-global-markets/#.XzZcQfjfzfs.twitter
Zim weighs using land as security for the $3.5bn bond meant to compensate white farmers https://www.news24.com/fin24/Economy/Africa/zim-weighs-using-land-as-security-for-the-35bn-bond-meant-to-compensate-white-farmers-20200813 via @fin24