IN PICTURES: BlackMonday protests gain momentum

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Hundreds of members of the farming community attending the BlackMonday protest gathering in Klapmuts in the Western Cape.

Hundreds of members of the farming community attending the BlackMonday protest gathering in Klapmuts in the Western Cape.

VEREENIGING – The R59 between Pierneef and Houtkop Road in Vereeniging has been barricaded early on Monday morning.

This follows a series of marches set for Monday, protesting against the rise in farm murders countrywide.

READ: Farming communities stage mass protests on BlackMonday

In the Western Cape, hundreds of Cape Town farmers and community members will stage a mass protest.

A convoy of tractors, trucks and bakkies from Stellenbosch will head to the Mother City.

In Pretoria, hundreds of people have gathered at the Voortrekker Monument.