Widow Of A Murdered South African Farmer Is Accused Of Forging Will

Stefan Smit (pictured), 62, was shot dead by masked gunmen at his home in Stellenbosch in the heart of South Africa's wine country last June.


Family Feud Over Stellenbosch Wine Estate Turns Ugly After Murder

Police may regard the grieving widow of murdered Stellenbosch farmer Stephan Smit as a person of interest in their investigation.


I’m Next, Says Friend Of Slain Land-grab Leader

Midas Wanana, Stefan Smit and Zola Ndlasi became the global faces of SA?s battle for land.


Land Grab Leader Gunned Down Two Months After Murder Of Stellenbosch Farmer

One of the leaders of a land grab in Stellenbosch which made global headlines was killed on Thursday.


Cape Wine Farmer’s Widow ‘to Get R3.5m’

The widow of wine farmer Stefan Smit, who was shot execution-style while having supper, stands to receive around R3.5 million.


Mystery Shrouds Stellenbosch Farm Attack

The fatal shooting of wine farmer Stefan Smit is no longer being regarded by police as a farm murder and investigations are now focused on suspects.


Louiesenhof Murder: Call For More Safety In Rural Areas

An Inter-ministerial committee has been established to look into the safety of the province’s rural areas after the murder of Louiesenhof wines owner.


Stellenbosch Wine Farmer Embroiled In Land Invasion Wrangle Shot Dead

A 62-year-old wine farmer whose property was at the centre of a land-grab conflict that made international headlines was shot and killed in front of his wife by four armed suspects on Sunday evening.


Stellenbosch In Shock After Well Known Wine Farmer Shot And Killed In Attack

Stefan Smit, the 62-year-old owner of wine farm Louiesenhof on the outskirts of Stellenbosch, has been shot and killed in his house.


Killing Of Wine Farmer Leaves Bitter Taste In Land Grabber’s Mouth

The wine farmer who was murdered on Sunday evening had just settled a bitter dispute over 60 hectares of land which was occupied last year in Stellenbosch.