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AgriSA found that farm murder rates have decreased to the lowest in 20 years. This challenges statements from AfriForum and Die Suidlanders suggesting farm murders are on the rise. According to News24, AgriSA's figures — which were based on police statistics, research and media reports — there has, however, been a slight increase in farm attacks. They increased from 478 in 2016/2017 to 561 in 2017/2018. HuffPost took a deep dive into the lives of farmers and farm workers from two farms who feel their safety in farms is still under threat despite the shift in statistics.
'You can't talk economic freedom if you do not have a financial institution; you need a bank that will support black entrepreneurs.'
Disgruntled ANC Free State members have once again claimed that the provincial conference was riddled with irregularities.
According to a Facebook post on the party's provincial page, Sam Mashinini is the new ANC chairperson in Free State.
"If we don’t learn from our previous mistakes and continue with our arrogance, our people will hit us where it hurt the most, at the polls."
"On arrival, one of the suspects pulled out a firearm and the police reacted by firing a shot which fatally wounded the suspect."
Ace Magashule says the government has done many things to honour Winnie Madikizela-Mandela that the media does not know about.
The former finance minister attacked Magashule over delays in building the museum while money was made available for the Gupta's Estina project.
Parliament should look into allegations of corruption – denied by Ace Magashule – in the delayed building of a museum in Brandfort.
In 1977, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was banished to Brandfort, a small town near Bloemfontein. Years after her release from Brandfort, the home remains in tatters.