Police committee to discuss rural safety this week

2018-11-12 05:42

The hot button topic of rural safety will be discussed when Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Police holds a public hearing on the police's current rural safety strategy.

Two men sentenced for farm attack in Eastern Cape

2018-11-03 14:08

Eastern Cape provincial police commissioner has welcomed the life sentences handed down to two men who murdered farmer Riaan Scheepers.

Western Cape farm owner, wife recovering in hospital following attack

2018-10-08 14:07

Western Cape police have confirmed that a farm owner and his wife were injured during an attack on their farm near Wellington.

Saving grace: Bullet meant for 82-year-old lodges in her Bible

2018-09-18 09:17

An elderly woman escaped death during a farm attack after a bullet missed her and got lodged in her Bible.

WATCH: The far right's myth of South African 'white genocide'

2018-09-07 14:21

Farm attacks are part of a greater violent crime problem in SA and there's no reliable data to suggest that white farmers are targeted more than any other racial group, the government has said.

Police and AgriSA wrong about decline in farm murders - AfriForum

2018-06-28 17:04

While the police and agricultural body AgriSA have found that farm murders have decreased to their lowest level in 20 years, lobby group AfriForum's deputy CEO Ernst Roets maintains that there has been a significant increase this year.

'I am the boer' – Agriculture DG says 'kill the boer' chant targets farmers of all races

2018-06-15 07:08

Farm murders are not a race-based problem as farmers of all races are targeted by criminals, says the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries director general Mike Mlengana.

Decline in farm killings

2018-06-01 16:00

Farmer and another man in court over murder of two elderly farmers

2018-05-21 12:05

A farmer and another man will appear in court following the deaths of two other farmers after an argument over cattle turned violent in Dewetsdorp, south of Bloemfontein.

Farm attacks and murders: This is SA's most deadly province for farmers

2018-05-05 16:47

Police Minister Bheki Cele has released statistics on farm attacks and murders dating back to 2012, which show that while attacks have increased, the number of murders reported have decreased year-on-year.

 

Farm robbers get life sentences after accomplice is shot dead by farmer

2018-11-06 18:51

Two men have been sentenced to life imprisonment for their involvement in a farm robbery that went horribly wrong in Limpopo two years ago.

Police search for 5 gunmen after family robbed on West Rand farm

2018-10-09 14:26

West Rand police have launched a manhunt for five armed men who robbed a family of three on their farm in Waterpan.

Ramaphosa's 'killings of white farmers' comment: What the president meant

2018-09-27 13:32

President Cyril Ramaphosa told Bloomberg on Wednesday that there were "no killings of...white farmers in South Africa". He has been criticised for his remarks, most notably by farmers' union AgriSA. Did he lie?

KZN farm murder suspect arrested

2018-09-13 13:25

A 30-year-old man has been arrested on charges of murder and robbery committed at a Creighton farm in KwaZulu-Natal, according to police.

Elderly farmer attacked and robbed in Limpopo

2018-07-28 13:46

An 81-year-old farmer has been attacked and robbed by three men at Rooiboskloof in Groblersdal, Limpopo police say.

Murdered Stellenbosch farmer 'was a good man'

2018-06-26 05:35

Jeffrey Zetler's devastated workers have had a hard time getting back to work after hearing that the man some of them have worked for for decades had been murdered in what is believed to be a botched robbery.

Man involved in Limpopo farm attack arrested

2018-06-02 14:47

Police from Vaalwater, outside Lephalale have made a major breakthrough after arresting a 33-year-old man for his involvement in a farm attack in the area.

Farm murders lowest in 20 years, 'remoteness' the reason for brutality

2018-05-31 12:59

Farm murders have decreased to their lowest level in more than 20 years, a report by agricultural organisation AgriSA has found.

AfriForum's own farm murder stats don't support their claims

2018-05-07 12:32

I hear the individual stories of farm attacks, I read the reports in the newspapers too. As a human they affect me deeply. But it would be irresponsible to paint the bigger picture from these individual stories, writes Elmien du Plessis.

SA farm attacks: Scores march in Brisbane to support refugee offer

2018-03-25 19:12

A throng of protesters marched to the Queensland Parliament in Australia in support of calls to have white South African farmers given special refugee status.

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