ARTICLES RELATING TO FARM MURDERS

Man arrested in connection with 2016 murder of elderly farmer

2019-06-19 20:22

A man will appear in court this week for allegedly killing a 76-year-old farmer after Eastern Cape authorities recently made a breakthrough in the case.

Two women in agriculture to Ramaphosa: Why saying nothing about farm murders makes the problem worse

2019-06-10 12:52

In the current socio-economic climate and the extent to which our country is divided, killing a farmer is not just another murder, write Mihlali Xhala and Jolanda Andrag.

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.

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.

AfriForum peddling facts, not fear or naivety

2018-08-29 09:13

AfriForum will continue uninterruptedly to mobilise international pressure against farm murders and expropriation without compensation by simply carrying on voicing the facts regarding events in South Africa, writes Kallie Kriel.

OVERVIEW: 'There's a black genocide in SA and US' - EFF hits back at Trump following Twitter storm

2018-08-23 15:00

South Africans have expressed their views after US President Donald Trump tweeted that he has asked his secretary of state to look into land expropriation and the killing of farmers in South Africa.

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.

Whites have to find a new balance - not play victim

2017-11-14 08:32

We whites and Afrikaners are not special. We do not deserve better treatment than other citizens, writes Max du Preez.

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'We cannot be harassed by a nonsense Afrikaner community' - Malema on #BlackMonday

"We are going to liberate our highways and freeways from racist whites." So said Julius Malema in response to Black Monday protests against farm murders.

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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.

 

Rural safety plan enhanced following rise of farm attacks - WC police commissioner

2019-06-11 20:19

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.

Stellenbosch farm murder: WC govt demands set up of rural safety unit after killing

2019-06-03 21:57

The Western Cape government is calling for the establishment of a rural safety unit and safety summit after Stellenbosch farmer Stefan Smit, 62, was shot and killed in his home.

National Conservative Party tells two very different tales of 'genocide'

2018-10-29 23:07

Contradicting herself and her party, a leader of the National Conservative Party says farm murders affect people of all races.

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.

False information on land reform process a disservice to South Africa

2018-08-27 11:54

When government announced that land reform would be addressed through a consultative process, certain interest groups started to spread lies and half-truths internationally, writes Lindiwe Sisulu.

The problem AfriForum is causing the DA

2018-05-15 07:07

When Ernst Roets described land expropriation without compensation as "racist theft" while SA is trying to find urgent solutions for the land question, he crossed a line, writes Max du Preez.

Murder accused farmer granted R50 000 bail

2018-04-13 16:15

Cramond farmer Edward Philip Solomon, who allegedly shot and killed a man who was attending a funeral on his land, has been granted R50 000 bail.

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WATCH: #BlackMonday reaches South African farmers in Kansas

A group of South African farmers, currently harvesting crops in America, decided to show their support for the #BlackMonday initiative. Watch.

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#BlackMonday: 'We must guard against extremism' - Roelf Meyer

2017-11-01 15:23

While it is unlikely that we will ever be able to completely get rid of the extremists among us, we have to make sure we marginalise them, says former Minister of Constitutional Development Roelf Meyer.

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#BlackMonday: Watch as South Africans stand in solidarity with slain farmers

Several freeways and roads across South Africa were gridlocked on Monday as South Africans took to the streets in support of the #BlackMonday protest action. News24 was on the ground amid the action. Watch.

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