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A couple living on a farm in Malmesbury has been tied up and robbed, in the second robbery in the region in two days, Western Cape police have confirmed.
An alleged farm attacker has been killed near Sasolburg after rolling rolled a bakkie that was stolen.
IFP MP Inkosi Bhekizizwe Luthuli says the "perpetrators of this violent and unlawful act invaded the farm, set it alight and threw him into a fire with the intention of killing him".
The Democratic Alliance has received thousands of signatures from concerned residents petitioning President Cyril Ramaphosa to protect rural communities.
Murdered Stellenbosch farmer Stefan Smit and a friend had been looking into moving their families to a safer country abroad, a friend has said at his memorial service.
This comes on the back of two farm attacks in the Cape Winelands over the last couple of weeks that claimed the lives of Stellenbosch wine farmer Stefan Smit on June 2 and Tool Wessels last month.
A Western Cape farmer says the robbery at his home in Stellenbosch shortly after the murder of Louiesenhof vintner Stefan Smit has left him and his wife devastated.
A suspect has been arrested for the murder of farm attack activist Annette Kennealy.
Police are questioning a 19-year-old man in connection with the killing of a Bonnievale farmer and the serious injury of his wife during a robbery this week, Western Cape police say.
The owners of a Donnybrook farm which was targeted in a xenophobic attack last month, have written to the SAPS to get assurance that incidents of that kind will not happen again.
The two men accused of murdering Doctor Masilela on Stompiesfontein farm in Mpumalanga are expected to continue their bail application at the Delmas Regional Court.
There is allegedly a romantic link between the two suspects in the murder of Ntau Lucas Mokoena, a farmer from Bloemfontein.
A 25-year-old suspect is expected to appear in court on Monday in connection with a farm attack in which a woman was raped and murdered in Coligny, North West.
Western Cape are on the hunt for three men, believed to be involved in an attempted house robbery in Citrusdal
A person hired by a Klapmuts family to do some home renovations is among four people arrested in connection with a robbery on their farm.
Many questions remain about the motive behind Stellenbosch farmer Stefan Smit's murder, with detectives reportedly not convinced that it was linked to the earlier occupation of his land.
Stefan Smit, the 62-year-old owner of wine farm Louiesenhof on the outskirts of Stellenbosch, has been shot and killed in his house.
Bonnievale is rallying around the daughters of a man who was killed and their mother who was seriously injured during a robbery this week.
A woman has managed to escape with her life after her husband was stabbed to death in an attack at their Bonnievale farm.
Doctors have had to reconstruct young Marlu Coetzee's nose with screws and steel plates after he was hit in the face by robbers, according to reports.
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