SA’s contaminated water poses danger to agriculture

riversSouth African river water is highly contaminated with a cocktail of bacteria. This water is used to irrigate agricultural produce all over the country and, if eaten raw, the contaminated food reaches and can cause illness in consumers.

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African invader could threaten food, jobs

Africa Cup of Nations visitors could introduce an unwanted and potentially economically crippling visitor – the African invader fly.

Issuing an urgent alert, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries yesterday announced steps it was taking to ensure visitors would … Read the rest