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.

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.