Police have not yet arrested the suspect involved in the brutal attack and murder of 34-year-old Darryl Richter, an Eastern Cape farmer.
Beekeepers have warned that the theft and vandalism of bee hives in the country is so rife that it presents a threat to food security.
Farm murderer Thapelo Mokoena ran from the law for more than 15 years but in the end he couldn’t outsmart SAPS detective Nkosana Radebe.
KZN is facing a shortage of vets to deal with the latest outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the province, the DA has warned.
A potential farm attack was averted when police swooped on a gang that was plotting to burgle a farm and confiscated an unlicensed firearm
Farm murder victims were brutally tortured: burned with irons, battered, kicked or repeatedly stabbed to death.
Farmers eligible for drought relief in parts of the Central Karoo, Garden Route and West Coast Districts received R12.2m in fodder relief.
The Piet Retief Magistrates Court released the five men accused of killing the Coka brothers on R10 000 bail on Friday. Tensions in the farming community have been high through the bail application.
The SA Farmers Development Association has called for DA MP, Annette Steyn’s head, after she queried its R158 million in government funding.
A 50-year-old Howick forester was stabbed and killed in a farm murder in the early hours of Friday morning. Suspects fled in his bakkie.
The SAPS has urged man who was assaulted inside the White River police station to file a formal complaint so the officers can be dealt with.
A newspaper article about farm murders has fallen foul of the Press Code after it erroneously attributed comment to the police minister.
The latest fuel price increase, which could not have come at a worse time for consumers and farmers alike, may only be the latest in a series of hikes
Farm murder is on the increase in South Africa and in many cases victims are violently tortured by burning, beating and stabbing.
Farm murders increased and the torturing of victims was prevalent in South Africa in 2020, according to the latest statistics released by AfriForum.
Several ‘distress calls’ were reported this week, with a number of farmers claiming they’ve been told to vacate their land by state officials.
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In 2000, the Zimbabwean agricultural sector took a hammering as a result of the land reform programme spearheaded by then President Robert Mugabe, and left an approximated 4 000 farmers homeless.
A scarcely believable series of events saw a group of North West farmers duel it out with an armed gang in a car chase – after a nearby property was robbed.
While the agricultural sector was negatively impacted by COVID-19, the subsistence farmers and household producers remain the most affected.
In reaction, the EFF said they will approach the Constitutional Court to fight the Supreme Court of Appeal’s decision.
The suspects face charges of murder and robbery and will appear in court on Monday, 26 October