Media Expert found Murdered and burnt
June 1 2009 the murdered and partially burnt body of Dr Klaas Jonkheid, 48, a top Afrikaans news media consumer expert was found murdered and torched in a churchyard in Faure in the Western Cape over the weekend. Police confirmed that he had been kidnapped from a farm road at the Spier wine estate near where he had been staying.
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Farmer fights off attackers
10 June 2009: Farmer Chris Mare of Brits is recovering in hospital after fighting off a gang of armed robbers with his bare hands – and thus giving daughters Suné and Nicolene, wife Hildegard and son CP the chance to flee from the armed farm attackers.
Full story in Afrikaans
Details in English here