ARTICLES RELATING TO FARM ATTACKS

'There is heartache' - cleric says Bonnievale rallying around family of farm attack victims

2019-05-16 05:55

Bonnievale is rallying around the daughters of a man who was killed and their mother who was seriously injured during a robbery this week.

Woman survives horror attack after husband stabbed to death on Bonnievale farm

2019-05-14 12:59

A woman has managed to escape with her life after her husband was stabbed to death in an attack at their Bonnievale farm.

Boy, 8, says his 'heart is sore' after nose-reconstruction surgery following Potch farm attack

2019-04-23 06:04

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.

Elderly farmer shot 4 times during break-in in Marble Hall

2019-04-09 08:22

A 70-year-old farmer has been shot four times by an unknown number of robbers at his home in Marble Hall, Mpumalanga.

'Every attack on a farm is an attack on our country' – ANC Western Cape condemns farm attacks

2018-12-17 14:21

The ANC in the Western Cape has spoken out against the spate of farm attacks in the province, after three recent murders.

Threatening slogans painted on farmhouse 6 weeks before violent attack

2018-11-27 11:36

About six weeks before a violent farm attack in Porterville, graffiti containing threatening phrases were spray-painted on the front door of the farmhouse.

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.

 

Bonnievale farm attack: Teen suspect held for murder, attempted murder

2019-05-15 13:28

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.

Farmer seeks security

2019-05-02 15:03

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.

4 men sentenced to 25 years behind bars for Eastern Cape farm attack

2019-04-16 12:13

The Eastern Cape High Court in Makhanda has sentenced four men to 25 years behind bars for a March 2017 farm attack in Aberdeen, in the Eastern Cape.

Koffiefontein farmer used his dad's firearms to shoot neighbour and cop - police

2019-01-16 09:11

The farmer who shot and killed his neighbour and a policeman on a farm near Koffiefontein used his father's weapons to carry out the attack.

2 men get life sentences for murder of elderly KZN farmer

2018-11-28 15:21

Two men have been sentenced to life in prison for the 2016 murder of a 77-year-old farmer in Paulpietersburg, KwaZulu-Natal.

'Why would you marry a dead man?' - attacker to shooting victim's fiancée

2018-11-26 07:23

Police are on the hunt for four gunmen who shot a Lanseria farmer eight times in an armed robbery at his chicken farm.

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.

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