While drought gripped parts of South Africa, citrus production still blossomed. This comes despite the speculations made by the Global Agricultural Information Network (GAIN) in December 2017. The network said that the low water rainfall in the Western Cape would restrict the availability of irrigation. According to the network, the unfavourable conditions would constrain the production of oranges and lemons.
Since land reform is not restricted to the poor, a range of interest groups, including mining companies and urban businessmen, have taken advantage of the current system.
If you consider yourself a squeamish person, the idea of someone getting up close and personal with the iris of your eye can be off-putting. But what if this practice can in fact save your life?
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Elize Botha, managing director of Old Mutual Unit Trusts, explains what credit downgrades are. This, in light of Moody's affirmation of South Africa's credit rating. Find out more here: https://bit.ly/2JzTtIk
Every year in February, after the State of the Nation Address, the finance minister presents the budget speech. Steven Nathan, CEO of 10X Investments, explains why the budget speech is important to all South Africans.