Gigaba Approves CT Drought Request

Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba has approved the City of Cape Town’s request to deviate from Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA) regulations in order to urgently deal with the drought,

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Agriculture in South Africa

Agriculture in South Africa contributes around 10% of formal employment, relatively low compared to other parts of Africa, as well as providing work for casual laborers and contributing around 2.6

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Drought Seriously Affecting South Africa

President Jacob Zuma on Thursday conceded that the drought being experienced across South Africa was an impediment to economic growth, but again stopped short of calling it a national disaster.

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Drought Needs All Hands on Deck.

South African President Jacob Zuma has recently said that 2.7 million households would be affected by a drought disaster which has hammered agricultural output, pushed up food prices and increased

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