ARTICLES RELATING TO FARM ATTACKS

Addo farmer murdered, 3 arrests made

2015-04-21 11:56

Three men have been arrested for the murder of an Eastern Cape farmer after they were found in his blood-stained bakkie.

SA farmers don't deserve to be murdered - minister

2015-03-22 08:48

Farmers deserve a thank you, not a murder, Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana told AfriForum during a meeting around safety of farmers and people in rural areas.

Woman recounts brutal Bela-Bela attack

2015-03-19 12:19

A woman whose fiancé was stabbed to death in an attack on their smallholding in Bela-Bela has told how she fought off the attackers and prayed for strength when one of them tried to rape her.

Woman tortured with burning plastic in farm attack

2015-03-10 10:39

A crèche principal in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal, has been tortured with burning plastic during an attack on a farm, according to a report.

Farm murders down but farmers sceptical

2015-03-02 08:55

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega believes police’s safety plans are working after statistics showed a 30% drop in farm murders since 2010, a report says.

Murdered farm couple tortured for hours, court hears

2015-02-20 10:27

A Free State court has heard how an elderly woman was raped by three attackers while her husband was forced to watch, before they were shot dead on their farm.

Security boss jailed for arranging assassinations

2015-01-29 19:22

Former farm security organiser Rudolf Struwig has been given two life sentences in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg `for arranging the assassination of two farmworkers.

Trio appears for Free State farm murders

2015-01-21 19:54

The case of three people accused of robbing and killing an elderly couple on their Free State farm has been postponed by the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court.

Man appears for Limpopo farm murder

2015-01-19 15:43

The bail application of a man accused of killing a 76-year-old woman on a farm near Lephalale, Limpopo, has been postponed in the local magistrate's court.

3 appear for farm murders

2015-01-14 18:59

Three men accused of killing and robbing an elderly couple on their farm in Bainsvlei have appeared in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court.

 

KZN farmer's killers sentenced

2015-04-15 12:28

A Newcastle farm worker and his accomplice have been jailed for life by the KwaZulu-Natal High Court for killing and robbing Newcastle farmer Timothy Green.

Farmers deserve a thank you, not a murder - minister

2015-03-21 17:31

Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana has told rights group AfriForum during talks that farmers "deserve a thank you, not a murder”.

Man stabbed to death on Limpopo smallholding

2015-03-17 17:43

A massive manhunt has been launched after four men allegedly stabbed a father-of-three to death with a screwdriver and a knife in a brutal attack on a smallholding outside Bela-Bela, according to a report.

Retired doctor murdered on Limpopo farm

2015-03-03 08:14

The mutilated body of a retired doctor has been found on his game farm in Limpopo - the second farmer to be killed in the Waterberg district this year.

Group of armed men kill KZN farmer

2015-02-25 22:25

A farmer has been shot and killed on his Hluhluwe farm in KwaZulu-Natal, the provincial community safety department says.

Man appears for allegedly strangling employer

2015-02-02 19:25

The bail application of a man accused of killing a 76-year-old woman on a farm near Lephalale has been postponed in the local magistrate's court.

Alleged farm attackers plead not guilty to 11 charges

2015-01-22 19:21

Two Mpumalanga men accused of terrorising farmers around Malalane in Mpumalanga will stand trial in the Nelspruit Regional Court in June.

Elderly Brits couple attacked, burnt with iron

2015-01-21 12:32

An elderly couple have been badly injured in an attack on their plot in De Wildt near Brits. They were tied up and burnt on most of their bodies with a steam iron, say police.

Farm murders on the rise - AfriForum

2015-01-15 16:02

A total of 67 people have been murdered on farms across South Africa in 2014, AfriForum says.

Cele misleading public about farm murders - AfriForum

2015-01-13 22:22

Deputy Agriculture Minister Bheki Cele is misleading the public when he said farm murders had nothing to do with race, AfriForum says.

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