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Teenaged Merino farmer lives up to his bloodline

It takes many South African youngsters years after finishing high school to discover where their true passions and purpose lie. Babalwa Sokupha, on the other...

Agri partnerships are key to success, says Limpopo farmer

The agricultural sector plays an important role in South Africa by providing job and food security to many people in the country, particularly those...

Fish farmer believes tilapia is the protein of the future

Waking up to feed and supervise a school of Mozambique tilapia that could fill up 26 rugby fields is what 32-year-old Thomas Keet, director...

North West farmer leaves the family farm to set out on her own

In Brits in the North West, a large town known for the production of citrus, vegetable and grain, Ipeleng Kwadi has decided to leave...

Cheers to the rural women who carry their communities

Women are the backbone of rural economies. You need to look no further than Phumzile Ntuli and the Qalekhaya Primary Cooperative in KwaZulu-Natal for...

NC farmer flips disadvantage into opportunity

“Are you listening?” livestock farmer Matshidiso “Boer Bae” Parage (24) asks enthusiastically. “The cattle are lowing! They are lowing!” she shouts over the phone drowning...

High school buddies are black-owned auction pioneers

Livestock farmers Athenkosi Denga and Soyama Mtongana are used to having the ground shaken beneath their feet by herds of cattle. But what these...

Meet the woman who brings African heritage foods to Joburg

Nearly three years ago lawyer Lovelyn Bassey (36) took one of those tentative trips into downtown Johannesburg in hot pursuit of the delicacies of...

Education is key to improving the African agribusiness

The South African agribusiness pool is filled with ample opportunities. Despite the various challenges facing the regional sectors, there seems to be a silver...

Winery bets big on empowering women

Do you believe that there is a distinct power in a woman’s touch? There is a winery in the Western Cape that holds firm...

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Salt wars: Sodium, be you friend or foe?

Have you noticed how some people instinctively add salt to their food without even tasting it? Salt has been in use long before the beginning...

Liewe Lulu: ‘I love him, but can I forgive him?’

Miserable and confused from Graaf-Reinet in the Eastern Cape writes Liewe Lulu My husband of 37 years has cheated on me. Together we built a thriving 200-hectare...

A beginner’s guide on how to meal prep like a pro

Let’s face it, the routine of coming home (or logging out) from work, making dinner, eating the fruits of your labour then cleaning up...

New body: 10 no-fuss ways to transform in 2021

And so, we have made it to 2021, we are in a panic and a frenzy looking for ways we can get rid of...

Liewe Lulu: Could it be time to call it quits?

A besotted but frazzled lover from Hartswater in the Northern Cape writes… Liewe Lulu Where to begin... So, I am a 37-year-old woman dating a younger man...