Cops probe SMS threat sent to Ermelo farmers

2016-05-18 11:17

Police in Mpumalanga are investigating a threatening SMS that was sent to five farmers in Ermelo, giving them an ultimatum to vacate their land or be forcefully removed.

Murdered Vryheid farmer was a respected man - friend

2016-04-21 13:27

Billy van Rooyen, one of the two murdered Vryheid farmers, was an enthusiastic man who had a lot of respect for everyone, a close friend says.

Parys farm murders case postponed

2016-04-15 15:48

The case against a police captain, Hendrick Prinsloo, and four Free State farmers who were implicated in the murder of two suspected farm attackers has been postponed in the Parys Magistrate's Court, the Hawks say.

Motive for Berg farmer’s murder a mystery

2016-03-21 13:30

Mystery surrounds the motive behind the murder of a Bergville farmer who was shot and killed on his farm.

Emotional farewell for slain 9-year-old Kayla Meyer

2016-03-17 13:23

Kayla Meyer is in heaven after she and family members were murdered on a Randfontein smallholding last week, her school principal has told her sobbing classmates at her memorial service.

Cop linked to Parys farm murders suspended

2016-02-12 17:54

The police officer, who was implicated in the murder of two suspected farm attackers, has been suspended, Free State police say.

Free State police captain held over deaths of suspected farm attackers

2016-02-11 10:34

A Free State police captain has been arrested in connection with the killing of two suspected farm attackers in Parys last month, the Hawks have confirmed.

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.


SAPS, AfriForum work together to tackle farm attacks

2016-05-04 21:00

The SAPS and AfriForum have collaborated in an attempt to prioritise farm attacks and murders in South Africa.

Police probe double murder on KZN farm

2016-04-20 17:15

Police are investigating a double murder on a farm in northern KwaZulu-Natal in which a farmer and his father-in-law were killed in a hail of bullets.

Elderly couple attacked on KZN farm

2016-04-11 13:22

An elderly KwaZulu-Natal couple managed to free themselves and call the police after robbers had fled their house with valuable items, ER24 paramedics say.

KZN farmer slain in shooting

2016-03-20 09:10

A KwaZulu-Natal farmer has been shot and killed in a scuffle after being attacked by two men outside his home, police say.

Six arrested for KZN farm murder

2016-03-07 18:10

Six people have been arrested for the murder of 67-year-old Ixopo farmer Anton Phillip Verwey, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

Police captain granted bail for Parys farm murders

2016-02-11 14:38

A Free State police captain who was arrested in connection with the killing of two suspected farm attackers, has been granted bail in the Parys Magistrate’s Court.

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.

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