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A woman and her family - who survived a horrific farm attack in which she was raped twice, shot in the buttocks and forced to beg for her children's lives to be spared - recounted the horror of their ordeal which resulted in their assailant being sentenced to 173 years in prison.
An elderly couple were left injured on Monday after they were attacked on their farmhouse in Hammanskraal, north of Gauteng.
Marlene Conradie, the widow of wine farmer Joubert Conradie, 47, who was killed on his farm in Klapmuts last Tuesday, said she was overwhelmed by support from people who joined the #BlackMonday protest.
Two alleged farm attackers have been arrested just hours after storming a Mooi River farm.
A vicious farm attack in Ashburton on Thursday left an elderly woman bruised, in shock, but grateful to be alive.
A farmer had to receive emergency surgery after he was shot in the face by a 16-year-old suspect during a robbery at his Creighton farm.
An elderly couple are nursing bruises to the head and wrists after they were attacked by robbers at their Nottingham Road farm house on Sunday night.
With a gun to her head, an elderly Greytown woman fell to her knees and prayed for her life as the gunman started to count down from five.
One of the killers of 65-year-old David Maratos on a farm in Greytown in 2013, has been jailed effectively for 25 years.
THE murder of a farmer and the shooting of his brother in Nyoni near Zululand earlier this week is suspected to be an inside job.
Police are on the hunt for an employee of Annette Kennealy, who was found murdered on her farm near Makhado in Limpopo.
Two people suffered serious injuries, while one other had only moderate injuries after a multi-vehicle crash outside of Middleburg in Mpumalanga.
The heartbroken family of a Greytown man who was killed in a farm attack last week are “relieved” that the alleged killers have been caught.
A farmer, Simon Shepherd (79), was admitted to intensive care in hospital after panga -wielding men attacked him and his wife, Joy (78), on their farm in Tongaat in the early hours of Sunday morning.
An Underberg farmer was taken to hospital in a serious condition after an unknown number of men attacked him on his farm on Wednesday.
A major breakthrough in a recent Nottingham Road farm attack and robbery has led to the arrest of five men.
A Christms miracle was seemingly bestowed on two farming families who escaped with their lives when they were attacked at gunpoint last week.
The bodies of an elderly Modimolle farm couple has been found on a burnt out farm following a robbery at the weekend, police say.
Police say 77-year-old Hein Smith, who was murdered on his farm in the Bethlehem district, was severely beaten, his hands tied behind his back and left in the veld about 700m from his house.
Free State police are still searching for five men who killed a farmer and raped his 16-year-old granddaughter near Odendaalsrus.
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