The Post Office may have found its feet, but it has lost its head.
Fledgling entrepreneurs can avoid self-inflicted wounds, says Ian Mann.
Non-commercial science initiatives have great value, says Mandi Smallhorne.
India's Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company has bought into Zimbabwean cotton seed producer Quton Seed, giving a welcome boost to technology in the sector.
US farmers are about to reap a bumper harvest not just in corn and soybeans but also in new subsidies that could soar to $10bn.
With an El Niño event predicted to hit the Horn of Africa and the Sahel starting in December, researchers are recommending action now to avoid a food crisis.
Emerald-coloured tea bushes have long provided a livelihood for farmers, but bigger harvests have led to a glut of Kenya's speciality black tea.
The Mpumalanga government's Masibuyele Emasimini (back to farming) programme has been criticised following revelations that officials failed to meet targets.
De Wetshof Estate flies high at the SAA Wine Awards and was named Producer of the Year, winning the CEO trophy.
South Africa will resume seafood exports to Russia for the first time in almost two decades, a leading fishing company says.
The government's import protection on sugar helped the Zimbabwe-based operation of Tongaat Hulett record more sales than the previous comparative half-year.
Of Fantinel’s range of wines available in South Africa, its Prosecco - an Italian sparkling white wine - is the fastest-seller.
Sugar producer Tongaat Hulett says first-half operating profit grew 9.3% as import tariff hikes and cost cuts partially offset the effects of low sugar prices.
One million Australian cattle worth Aus$1bn will be shipped to China annually in a deal that will double the size of the live export industry, officials say.
Real estate has emerged from one of its toughest down-cycles, says an expert.
An irate Cell C client is making a fresh bid to remove his blacklisting.
Compound interest can work for or against you, says an expert.
Discovery sheds light on the debate about members' claims from the Road Accident Fund.
Advice for a user seeking an investment to provide for his children's education.
Ten principles to enhance your chances of business success.
An R8 000+ bill for five hours at a private hospital was the final straw for a user.
How to protect yourself from shady tourist operators who peddle in fake accommodation.
Saldanha Foods will pay a fine of more than R4m for being involved in the price fixing of pilchards and anchovies, the Competition Tribunal says.
Imperial Tobacco will raise its dividend by at least 10% in the next year, signalling confidence that cost cuts will help it to cope with weak consumer spending.
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