Farmers, traders resort to plan B while legal action ensues

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The controversial and crippling nationwide ban on livestock gatherings and auctions continues, despite an urgent hearing in the North Gauteng High Court on   Tuesday countering the prohibition.

At least 50 emerging farmers, co-operatives and livestock auctioneers took legal action against agriculture, land reform and rural development minister Thoko Didiza over her decision to ban all auctions across the country due to an ongoing foot and mouth disease threat...

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