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KZN farmer, 65, fights off bush knife-wielding attacker

2017-11-17 14:44

A 65-year-old farmer who fought off a bush knife-wielding attacker is nursing his wounds in hospital following a farm attack on his farm in Paddock, south of KwaZulu-Natal, say police.

Man gets two life sentences for KZN farm killings

2017-11-02 12:33

The Madadeni High Court in KwaZulu-Natal has sentenced a 38-year-old man to two life terms in prison for the murder of two men on a farm in Swart Umfolozi.

Brutally murdered KZN man's face 'unrecognisable'

2017-10-31 10:26

A member of the Vryheid community policing forum says the attack on a 73-year-old man who was allegedly hit with a panga was so brutal that his face was left unrecognisable.

AS IT HAPPENED: Matrics who missed exams over #BlackMonday given concessions

2017-10-30 07:32

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has granted concessions for matric pupils who arrived late for their final exams as a result of delays caused by Black Monday protests.

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WATCH: Farmer's heartfelt plea: "Please wear black in support of us"

Chris Loubser, a farm manager on the farm of a well-known Franschoek businessman, made this emotional video, in which he pleads with South Africans to wear black next Monday to commemorate the lives of those killed in farm attacks. Watch.

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Two life terms plus 35 years in prison for Solik couple’s killer

2017-10-18 13:45

There was seemingly a “great measure of rage and venom” in the way the killers of Nottingham Road couple Christine and Roger Solik conducted themselves, a judge has found.

Elderly couple robbed, assaulted on farm

2017-09-28 18:04

Marikana police are investigating a case of house robbery following the robbery and assault of an elderly couple on their farm near Buffelsfontein, North West.

Seven farm attackers due to apply for bail

2017-09-12 10:25

Seven suspects, who briefly appeared before the Lebowakgomo Magistrate's Court outside Polokwane, will be applying for bail for their involvement in a farm attack in Zebediela, Mokopane.

Farmer shot, in hospital after taking on five attackers

2017-08-28 15:07

The 72-year-old farmer who managed to take on a gang of five attackers after a warning from one of his farm workers, is in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

Man, 83, shot dead, wife tied up for 15 hours in Ballito farm attack

2017-08-02 13:51

An elderly resident of Glendale Heights, outside Ballito in KZN, struggled for almost 15 hours to free herself so that she could help her dying husband after being attacked on their farm.

 

2 convicted of murder for Vryheid farm attack

2017-11-17 09:41

Two men have been convicted of murder, kidnapping and robbery with aggravating circumstances following a farm attack earlier this month in Eensgevonden in Vryheid, say police.

10 questions about #BlackMonday - and farm murders - answered

2017-11-01 08:47

The #BlackMonday campaign raised several questions about the legitimacy of farmers' concerns and the overall issue of crime in South Africa. Frans Cronje unpacks the issue.

#BlackMonday: 'This is about love'

2017-10-30 12:43

An estimated 2 000 people joined 'Genoeg is Genoeg' (Enough is Enough) organiser Daniel Briers, on his knees, as he asked for forgiveness for the sins of South Africans, before a march to protest recent farm murders.

Farmers, don't 'put petrol on the fire' - Angus Buchan

2017-10-27 10:28

Well-known evangelist and KwaZulu-Natal farmer Angus Buchan has called on South African farmers to 'exercise extreme restraint' following a wave of farm murders in the country.

FF Plus concerned about ‘wave of farm attacks’ in Western Cape

2017-10-24 19:24

FF Plus Western Cape leader Corné Mulder has expressed concern at the ‘sudden wave’ of farm attacks in the Western Cape.

Western Cape farmer blindfolded, tied up and repeatedly stabbed

2017-10-11 10:02

A farmer in the Koue Bokkeveld, 50km from Ceres, is in a critical condition in hospital after he was repeatedly stabbed by two suspects, Western Cape police say.

Doctor killed, family injured in Limpopo farm attack

2017-09-21 09:29

On the same day that Police Minister Fikile Mbalula said farm attacks had to stop, a Lephalale doctor was shot dead on his farm.

Injured farmer tied up for four hours while attackers ransack his home

2017-09-04 11:43

An Mpumalanga vegetable farmer, whose leg had been broken by attackers, lay tied up for more than four hours before he was rescued.

Limpopo police make breakthrough after spate of farm attacks

2017-08-28 10:40

Limpopo police investigating a recent spate of farm attacks in and around the town of Tzaneen have arrested five suspects and unearthed a cache of stolen firearms, ammunition and other items that had been reported stolen.

Two in court after Free State farmer attacked with garden fork

2017-07-25 08:18

Two people have appeared in the Theunissen Magistrate's Court for allegedly attacking a farmer with a garden fork.

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