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Even more farm attacks and murders in Free State in 2020

Free State Agriculture (FSA) has analysed the number of farm attacks and murders for 2020 and will publish a full report in...

SANDF and Agri SA discuss co-operation for rural security

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and Agri SA met on 30 November to explore further areas of co-operation. This includes...

Western Cape Stock Theft Committee hands over rural safety awards

The Western Cape Stock Theft Committee, under the auspices of the Red Meat Producers’ Organisation (RPO) Western Cape, annually makes awards to...

McIntosh Polela launches the SafeCitizen project

Former Hawks spokesperson McIntosh Polela recently launched SafeCitizen, a project that aims to promote the responsible possession and use of firearms in...

SA Agricultural Crime Prevention Institute helps to fight crime

The South African Agricultural Crime Prevention Institute (SAACPI) is a private initiative that has compiled an advanced rural safety strategy and activation...

Free State Agriculture demands action against farm attacks

Francois Wilken, president of Free State Agriculture (FSA), demanded that quick and decisive action should be taken by government to stop the...

Agri SA welcomes the president’s statement on rural crime

“Agri SA welcomes the condolences President Ramaphosa expressed to the family of the late Brendin Horner and all other victims of crime....

Police and farming sector work together to ensure rural safety

The National Commissioner of the South African Police Service (SAPS), General Khehla John Sitole, together with other senior officers, recently engaged in...

Horner murder highlights farmers’ challenging circumstances

Several years of failure and almost refusal to acknowledge the much-needed role the agricultural sector plays in the country is the cause...

How much violence is permissible as defence?

Rural areas in South Africa have recently been plagued by what can only be labelled as terrorist attacks. The brutality towards defenceless...