ARTICLES RELATING TO FARM ATTACKS

Farm attack victims 'pushed around' by police - AfriForum

2015-07-27 18:00

Members of AfriForum and relatives of victims of farm attacks claim they were pushed around by police when they tried to hand over a memorandum to officials at Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's offices.

Man dies in Free State farm attack

2015-07-19 18:15

A man has been killed in an attack on a farm near Bethlehem.

Manhunt after elderly couple attacked on farm

2015-07-13 15:38

Eastern Cape police are searching for four armed men who attacked an elderly couple on their farm at Salem, near Grahamstown.

Winterton farmer's killers can appeal

2015-07-03 14:49

Four gang members convicted of torturing and killing a Winterton farmer have been granted leave to appeal their convictions and sentencing.

Four men found guilty of Winterton farm murder

2015-07-01 09:30

Four men have been found guilty of the brutal murder of a Winterton man and of a robbery in which his wife was burnt with an electric iron in 2013.

Bergville police probe farm attack

2015-06-13 09:39

KwaZulu-Natal police are investigating an attack on a Bergville farmer who found three armed men waiting for him on his property.

Farmworkers in Northern Cape court for murder

2015-06-09 15:13

Two farmworkers has appeared briefly in the Kuruman Magistrate's Court for the killing of Christo Kruger late last month on his farm Byron.

Don't lower your guard - security estate manager

2015-06-09 08:10

The biggest threat in security estates is that residents lower their guard, says the Pecanwood Estate's community association's manager, after an elderly couple was attacked on the North West golf estate.

Motive behind KZN farm murder questioned

2015-06-04 14:15

The ambush murder of Zululand farmer Peter Johnson in Nyoni has raised questions about the motive of the violent attack.

Manhunt after farmer shot, brother killed in KZN

2015-06-03 10:23

Police have launched a manhunt for three men who opened fire on a farmer and his brother, killing one of them, on a farm in KwaZulu-Natal.

 

Rogue police, soldiers attack white farmers in Zim – reports

2015-07-20 14:44

Zimbabwe’s Commercial Farmers Union has reportedly urged its members to be on high alert amid reports that a gang in police and military uniform is attacking white farmers in the Midlands and Masvingo provinces.

Midlands farmer assaulted, robbed by armed gang

2015-07-16 09:36

A KwaZulu-Natal Midlands farmer has been beaten with a brick and then tied up with his shoelaces and tie as three knife-wielding men ransacked his home.

SA farm attacks to be raised at Aussie conference on crime victims

2015-07-03 18:32

Civil rights group AfriForum aims inform the world about South Africa’s unique phenomenon of farms attacks during a conference on “victimology” in Australia later this month.

27 farm murders since the start of 2015

2015-07-02 13:07

There have been 116 farm attacks so far this year, with Limpopo and Mpumalanga experiencing the most attacks, AfriForum says.

Woman, 94, attacked on KZN farm

2015-06-30 12:03

A 94-year-old woman has been attacked by two men who stormed into her farmhouse, beating her with the butt of a pistol.

Farmer, 80, killed for pocket knife, keys, court hears

2015-06-10 12:25

A Free State court has heard how an 80-year-old farmer was bludgeoned to death with a hammer by two robbers, who made off with only a pocket knife and a set of keys.

Call for heightened security after Bergville farm attack

2015-06-09 09:03

A desperate call for increased police visibility in farming areas was made after yet another couple were attacked in Bergville recently, during load shedding.

Two arrested for Nyoni farm murder

2015-06-05 17:02

KwaZulu-Natal police have lauded two key arrests in connection with the slaying of sugarcane farmer Peter Johnson as a breakthrough, three days after he was killed in an ambush-style attack on his farm in Nyoni.

Two KZN farmers shot in ambush

2015-06-03 17:32

Moments before two farmers stepped inside an Nyoni farmhouse on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, gunmen lying in wait opened fire with assault rifles.

Attackers beat farm couple with spades after load shedding

2015-05-08 14:52

An Mpumalanga couple is recovering in hospital after an unknown number of criminals entered their farm home and attacked them with a spade during load shedding.

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