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Farm workers


29 January 2024 IOL

Extension of Tenure Act has been delayed too long

Cosatu welcomes the government’s announcement that the long-awaited Extension of Security of Tenure Amendment (ESTA) Act will come into effect from April 1.

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Card image 29 January 2024 GroundUp

A Quiet Lion: A Tribute to land activist Moss Sekobane

He was a tireless worker for the rights of the vulnerable

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Card image 28 January 2024 Daily Maverick

Worcester battles farm fires: ‘We all have to work together’

Farmers, their families, neighbours and volunteers joined to battle a blaze in Worcester over the weekend to protect their livelihoods.

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Card image 25 January 2024 FoodforMzansi

Unheard no more: How farmworkers’ votes can drive change

Many experts feel that farmworkers and dwellers cannot be spectators in the upcoming general elections as they face a lack of development. The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has since chann…

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Card image 18 January 2024 GroundUp

Evicted Paarl farm family moved to emergency housing

The Marthinus family lived in a library for a month after being evicted from the farm where they had lived for 20 years

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Card image 17 November 2023 GroundUp

Spoekiesdorp families haunted by past evictions and uncertain future

“Many of us are here because we were evicted from farms. We were dumped here”

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Card image 20 November 2023 GroundUp

Farm worker family evicted, belongings dumped on the side of the road

“I am broken” says Jan Marthinus, in tears after his family was left homeless

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Card image 09 November 2023 GroundUp

Women farm workers demand meeting with Minister of Agriculture

Women on Farms Project marched to Parliament on Wednesday

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24 October 2023 IOL

How farmers pocket worker’s millions

CW’s work focused on the plight of people who live and/or work in farming communities, specifically in the Western Cape.

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Card image 09 September 2023 GroundUp

Farm workers march against pesticides

They call on European company to stop exporting EU-banned pesticides to South Africa

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