Fears about Minister Dlodlo weren't unfounded. Six months into the job, she's been accused of issuing illegal interception orders, writes Adriaan Basson.
A Pretoria farm owner has been shot dead while repairing his electric fence. Police are on the hunt for two assailants.
A 67-year-old man has been arrested after David Lecordeur turned State witness in the murder case of Doctor Masilela who was driven over, shot and his body dumped for allegedly stealing beans at Stompiesfontein farm in Mpumalanga.
President Cyril Ramaphosa, replying to the budget vote debate for the Presidency, made it a point to note that every life in the country had equal value and every murder, every violent crime must be equally and unequivocally condemned.
The couple's bodies were found in the kitchen, police said.
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.
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.
Contradicting herself and her party, a leader of the National Conservative Party says farm murders affect people of all races.
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.
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.
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.
"He hates black people." This was why Garry Wiblin murdered Doctor Masilela on Stompiesfontein farm in Mpumalanga, the investigating officer has said in the Delmas Regional Court.
The DA has reiterated its call for the government to establish specialised rural safety units within the police to improve safety and security in rural areas.
Six men accused of attacking and robbing a family on a farm in Gluckstadt near Vryheid have been convicted and sentenced to two life terms each, says KwaZulu-Natal police.
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.
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.
Two men have been sentenced to life in prison for the 2016 murder of a 77-year-old farmer in Paulpietersburg, KwaZulu-Natal.
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 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.
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.
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.
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