AFGRI strengthens focus on grain business through sale of poultry business and PIC provides funding for transaction

AFGRI, the leading agricultural solutions and industrial foods company, together with the Public Investment Corporation (“PIC”) today announced the sale of AFGRI Poultry, as well as AFGRI’s Kinross Animal Feeds Mill (“Kinross Mill”), to AFPO Consortium Proprietary Limited (“AFPO”), a Black Economic Empowerment consortium (“the BEE consortium”) led by Matome Maponya Investments (Proprietary) Limited (“MMI”). […]

Dorp van die Jaar 2015 finalists

Congratulations to all the finalists in this year’s Dorp van die Jaar competition. All the best for the remainder of the competition. Click here for voting details Petrus Steyn Newcastle Swakopmund Meyerton Middleburg Thabazimbi Wellington Jeffreys Bay Douglas

Dorp van die Jaar semi finalists

  We look forward to visiting the various towns which proceed to the finals

Innovative Partnerships Stimulate Investment in Small Scale Agribusiness

When the tractor at AA Ataqwaah Enterprise broke down for the last time in 2011, Managing Director Abdulazziz Munkaila did not know how he was going to accommodate the 50 farmers around Zabzugu District in Northern Ghana who depended on his services to prepare their farmlands for planting. He had tried to access mechanization services from other providers, but they proved […]

Emerging farmers in South Africa will help take the agricultural sector into the future

Media Release Nation in Conversation Nampo Harvest Day 12 – 1 5 May 2015 The vastness of South Africa, coupled with a good climate allows the country to be a leading food producer, producing sufficient food to feed the nation and export surpluses globally. In order to ensure sustainable agricultural practices into the future, it […]

Matfield returns at lock and captain for Vodacom Bulls

  The most capped South African Vodacom Super Rugby player ever, Victor Matfield, is back at the helm of the Vodacom Bulls when they take on the Emirates Lions at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. Matfield, who last captained the Vodacom Bulls in the opening round of the competition, will return at lock following successful knee […]