The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) says it will engage the Australian government on recent statements made by its Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton that he was considering fast-tracking visa applications for white South Africans.
Dirco said in … Read the rest
A gun pressed to his forehead, Hopewell farmer Mark Anthony looked into the cold eyes of the black man who was about to kill him, and then heard him pull the trigger.
He expected everything to fade to black, but … Read the rest
Western Cape police on Monday released the identikits of two suspects wanted in connection with a robbery at a farm in Wolseley in the Breede River Valley.
The two men robbed the farm owner of several firearms and personal items … Read the rest
The 77-year-old white man who died in a Bethlehem hospital on Sunday following a farm attack was severely beaten by his attackers, Free State police said.
“This incident apparently happened last night [Saturday] on the farm Rondekom,” spokesperson Annelie Wrench … Read the rest
Zimbabwe’s government has for the first time suggested it may give official permission for some white farmers to stay on their land, 15 years after it sanctioned widespread land grabs that plummeted the country into an economic crisis.
Douglas Mombeshora, … Read the rest
Rita Kritzinger, who was shot three times during a farm attack in Vrede, remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital and will likely remain that way for some time.
This is according to Ruan Combrink, family spokesperson and … Read the rest
It appears as if the suspects who attacked an elderly couple on their farm Brakdam in the Vrede area in the Freestate on Sunday were trying to murder them.
This is according to the Transvaal Agricultural Union’s Henry Geldenhuys, who … Read the rest
Amid worsening violence in Sudan’s Darfur region, a frustrated International Criminal Court prosecutor pleaded on Monday for the United Nations Security Council to take action to ensure justice “for the long-suffering victims of atrocity crimes.”
Wanted President Omar Hassan al-Bashir … Read the rest
The government is to appeal the North Gauteng High Court’s judgment relating to Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir.
A statement released by the government’s communications department on Monday said the reasons for the appeal would be stated in the affidavit.
Bashir … Read the rest
Immigration lawyers have noticed a spike in inquiries from South African residents interested in emigrating from one or two a week last year to about 10 a week now.
Even the NGO Homecoming Revolution, which encourages expats to return to … Read the rest
Government is expected to present an affidavit to the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday on why it let Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir leave the country against the interim court order prohibiting his departure.
The court also ruled that al-Bashir … Read the rest
While recuperating in hospital, a white farm attack victim Mariette Saaiman, 45, found comfort in the possibility that two of her three attackers had been apprehended.
However, police later confirmed the suspects arrested could not be positively linked to the … Read the rest
The Film and Publication Board (FPB) has refuted rumours that its Draft Online Regulation Policy will censor internet usage in South Africa.
It says the proposed regulations are to ensure that commercial media distributions do not publish or promote illegal … Read the rest