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Western Cape farmer blindfolded, tied up and repeatedly stabbed

2017-10-11 10:02

A farmer in the Koue Bokkeveld, 50km from Ceres, is in a critical condition in hospital after he was repeatedly stabbed by two suspects, Western Cape police say.

Doctor killed, family injured in Limpopo farm attack

2017-09-21 09:29

On the same day that Police Minister Fikile Mbalula said farm attacks had to stop, a Lephalale doctor was shot dead on his farm.

Injured farmer tied up for four hours while attackers ransack his home

2017-09-04 11:43

An Mpumalanga vegetable farmer, whose leg had been broken by attackers, lay tied up for more than four hours before he was rescued.

Limpopo police make breakthrough after spate of farm attacks

2017-08-28 10:40

Limpopo police investigating a recent spate of farm attacks in and around the town of Tzaneen have arrested five suspects and unearthed a cache of stolen firearms, ammunition and other items that had been reported stolen.

Two in court after Free State farmer attacked with garden fork

2017-07-25 08:18

Two people have appeared in the Theunissen Magistrate's Court for allegedly attacking a farmer with a garden fork.

Man killed, wife injured in Limpopo farm attack

2017-06-21 14:22

A 67-year-old man was killed and his wife seriously injured after they were attacked in their home in Cheerio Farm, Haenertsburg, Limpopo police say.

ANC and DA agree: Farm attacks must stop

2017-05-24 18:30

There is at least one thing on which the African National Congress and the Democratic Alliance agree: The killing of farmers and farm workers must stop.

'Today I'm going to kill you' - attacker to Free State farmer

2017-05-02 12:11

"Today I’m going to kill you," an attacker repeatedly shouted at a Free State farmer as he assaulted him.

Elderly couple assaulted in foiled farm robbery

2017-04-14 12:41

A 32-year-old man has been arrested and a firearm has been confiscated following a foiled robbery at a farm in Ofcalaco outside Tzaneen.

Farmer killed, wife stabbed in KZN farm attack

2017-03-31 15:18

A 53-year-old KwaZulu-Natal farmer has been killed during an attack on his property near Thornville.

 

Elderly couple robbed, assaulted on farm

2017-09-28 18:04

Marikana police are investigating a case of house robbery following the robbery and assault of an elderly couple on their farm near Buffelsfontein, North West.

Seven farm attackers due to apply for bail

2017-09-12 10:25

Seven suspects, who briefly appeared before the Lebowakgomo Magistrate's Court outside Polokwane, will be applying for bail for their involvement in a farm attack in Zebediela, Mokopane.

Farmer shot, in hospital after taking on five attackers

2017-08-28 15:07

The 72-year-old farmer who managed to take on a gang of five attackers after a warning from one of his farm workers, is in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

Man, 83, shot dead, wife tied up for 15 hours in Ballito farm attack

2017-08-02 13:51

An elderly resident of Glendale Heights, outside Ballito in KZN, struggled for almost 15 hours to free herself so that she could help her dying husband after being attacked on their farm.

North West farmers harnessing drones to assist in tracking farm attacks

2017-07-11 11:07

Farmers in the Schweizer-Reneke district in North West are soon going to use a drone to help speed up assistance to victims of farm attacks, and to track down the attackers.

Cape Town fugitive sentenced to life after 15 years on the run

2017-06-01 18:03

A Cape Town man who went on the run for 15 years, after breaking into a farm house and killing an old man in his sleep, has been sentenced to life imprisonment.

Remembering the farmers who died trying to feed SA

2017-05-19 08:38

Every year, the names of more farmers who have been killed are added to the Wall of Remembrance at Nampo Park in Bothaville, Free State.

Elderly couple, family attacked on Limpopo farm

2017-04-15 09:10

An elderly couple and their family have been attacked and tied up on their farm in Letsitele just outside Tzaneen by two men who robbed them of their belongings, according to Limpopo police.

Family hurt in farm attack

2017-04-12 14:27

A family, allegedly including an elderly woman and children, were attacked and robbed at gunpoint on their farm near Table Mountain by seven men on Monday evening.

Intruder killed during North West farm attack

2017-03-23 19:24

An alleged intruder was killed during an apparent farm attack in Roodekraal, Potchefstroom, North West police said.

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