ARTICLES RELATING TO FARM ATTACKS

Free State farmer shot dead, wife wounded

2016-01-29 18:00

A Free State farmer was shot dead and his wife wounded when they were attacked on their farm near Rouxville, police have said.

Elderly Western Cape farm couple robbed of firearms, wine

2015-12-30 14:00

An 80-year-old farmer is recovering in hospital after he and his 78-year-old wife were attacked on their Villiersdorp farm, Western Cape police say.

Elderly couple attacked

2015-12-17 11:15

KwaZulu-Natal police have arrested two suspects who had allegedly assaulted an elderly Nottingham Road couple, but had thanked them for being co-operative and promised they wouldn't target them again.

Three arrested for Limpopo resort manager's murder

2015-12-08 12:30

Three people have been arrested in connection with the murder of an elderly woman whose body was found under a mattress at Silver Mist farm, in Limpopo.

Farmworker gunned down in Limpopo

2015-11-21 07:10

A Limpopo farmworker has been shot dead on the property where he was employed, police say.

AfriForum launches month of protest against farm murders

2015-10-28 13:50

A national protest month against farm murders is needed, as it is clear police do not consider the crime a priority, civil rights organisation AfriForum says.

Suspects in R300 farm murder held

2015-10-12 10:00

The men suspected of murdering a Camperdown farmer last month “for R300” have been arrested.

Woman, 58, stabbed, burnt and raped on her Harrismith farm

2015-10-05 11:08

A 58-year-old woman has been brutally attacked on her farm in Oatsdale near Harrismith in the Free State, after she told two robbers she had no cash on her property.

Domestic worker, husband, held for Limpopo farm attack

2015-09-28 11:24

A domestic worker and her husband have been arrested for a farm attack in Limpopo in which a 60-year-old woman was killed and locked in a walk-in safe with her husband.

Broken iron saves farm couple from torture

2015-09-21 16:07

Three suspects are on the run after holding two victims at gunpoint and trying to torture them with a hot iron at a farm in Pilgrim's Rest, Mpumalanga.

 

Farmer's wife dies two days after attack

2016-01-19 07:44

Mpumalanga police have confirmed that the wife of a farmer who was beaten to death with crutches at the weekend has died in hospital.

Fewer farm attacks but more farmer murders in 2015

2015-12-23 21:24

While fewer farm attacks were recorded in 2015, the number of those killed in the attacks was marginally higher than last year, the AfriForum Research Institute says

Murdered Limpopo woman was 'kindest' person

2015-12-08 16:15

The 67-year old woman who was murdered at Silver Mist Farm near Haenertsburg in Limpopo will be remembered as a kind and dear person by her friends and neighbours.

Bulwer farmer shot during attack

2015-11-24 09:58

A Bulwer farmer has been shot in the arm during an attack by unknown gunmen on his farm.

FF Plus wants UN secretary general to probe farm murders

2015-11-20 18:48

The Freedom Front Plus will ask the United Nations Forum on Minority Issues to refer farm murders and "human genocide in South Africa" to the UN Secretary General for investigation.

Men jailed for Kraaifontein farm robbery

2015-10-16 13:33

Two men involved in an armed robbery on a farm and a fatal shootout with police officers, have been sentenced by the Western Cape High Court.

'Woman attacked on Harrismith farm supports her community'

2015-10-05 21:21

The woman brutally attacked on her Oatsdale farm near Harrismith supports her community and tries her best to uplift the poor.

Four in court for Thabazimbi farm attack

2015-09-30 12:23

A domestic worker and three men accused of killing a 60-year-old woman in a farm robbery have appeared in the Thabazimbi Magistrate's Court.

Man in court after gunning down farm foreman, kids at dinner

2015-09-22 12:44

A weekend dinner at a Vredefort farm turned into a nightmare when a man allegedly got up from the table, fetched his host's firearm, and allegedly shot and killed him and two children.

Limpopo farmers locked in cold room overnight by attackers

2015-09-19 22:23

A man has been hospitalised after Limpopo police found him and the body of his wife in a cold storage room on a game farm in the Thabazimbi area after they had been robbed.

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