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Production losses as result of bird flu estimated to be in region of R800mln in Western Cape

CAPE TOWN, October 2 – Early estimates suggest an outbreak of avian influenza has led to production losses of around R800 million in the Western Cape, Economic Opportunities MEC Alan Winde said on Monday. In a statement, Winde said there were at least 36 confirmed cases of avian flu. Seventy ostrich farms were under quarantine […]

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Nine die on Western Cape roads

CAPE TOWN, September 26 – Nine people died on roads in the Western Cape this past weekend, the province’s department of transport and public works said on Tuesday. One driver and one pedestrian died on Saturday in two separate incidents in Oudtshoorn and on the N2 highway at Nyanga respectively. On Sunday, three accidents claimed […]