CARTOON: All hail our MARVELous heroes!
By Dr Jack & Curtis.
The ANC says that apart from white farmers being killed, black farm workers are also victims of murder and therefore the farming community should appreciate the importance of all lives.
SA wines were reportedly pulled off shelves after documentary depicts poor working conditions on farms.
Government is planning to impose limits on farm sizes to free up parcels of land to hand over to black people.
The controversial song is riddled with profanities used to describe the history of farmworkers.
The song by Cape Town artist, Dookoom, tackles the plight of farm workers in the Western Cape.
The land institute says a proposal awarding portions of land to labourers should be carefully interrogated.
While Cosatu welcomed the pay increase, it said wages were still far too low.
The protest turned violent on Monday when strikers caused chaos, setting a truck alight.
The union says very few farmers stick to the R105 per day agreement.
The Labour Department has been visiting farms in the Western Cape to check their labour compliance.
Despite minimal job loss, AgriSA president says the agriculture industry has taken a knock.
There is talk of renewed protest action by farmworkers as many are not being paid the agreed wage.
The union addressed government officials on Saturday.
Jerm and the minimum wage for farmworkers
FF Plus leader Pieter Mulder believes the new minimum wage for farmworkers will lead to job losses.
The new sectoral determination for farmworkers is expected to be announced on Monday.
Western Cape police expressed concern over the large number of violent protests in the province.