28-year-old black farmer is passionate about farming but needs support

28-year-old black farmer is passionate about farming but needs support

- Sizwe is a farmer in Mpumalanga

- A journalist shared photos of him at his farm

- He urged tweeps to support Sizwe's business

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South African tweeps are rallying to support a 28-year-old black farmer from Driefontein near Piet Retief in Mpumalanga.

A journalist, Mweli Masilela, shared photos on Twitter of Sizwe Cyprian Gumbi at his farm, Briefly.co.za gathered.

He said Sizwe is passionate about farming and appealed to tweeps to support his business. He included Sizwe's contacts in his appeal.

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Twitter users were quick to retweet Mweli's appeal over 600 times. Many of them commended Sizwe for inspiring them as a farmer. See more reactions below.

"Black excellence."

"Awesome."

An increasing number of young people around the country are turning to farming as unemployment rises.

Recently, Briefly.co.za covered the inspiring story of 20-year-old Mahlatse Matlakana from Limpopo. She runs an 8ha farm that supplies big wholesalers.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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