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Black farmers are also bleeding

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Between the fear of farm attacks and a steadily shrinking market, due to the inability to export their goods, black and white farmers have plenty in common and it would serve them all better to come together despite political differences, to fight their challenges.


31 Jul 2020
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Black farmers are also bleeding

A farmer, along with his workers busy harvesting cabbage.

Farm murders affect black farmers and communities too, says the National African Farmers Union of South Africa (NAFTU). The union, which had a predominantly black constituency is calling on all farming organisations to come together despite political differences, to fight against the increasing security threats in rural and farming communities. Union president Motsepe Motlala said the union had long called for a unified voice in the farming community. “NAFTU has continued to advocate for one farmers union in South Africa … We think that is the only solution that would assist the farming communities in South Africa, black and white,...

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