RUSTENBURG – The South African Police Services (SAPS) in Phokeng are absolutely elated after one of their patrol dogs, Esra, who went missing in the early hours of Tuesday morning, 25 February, was found near the “Rietvlei Concrete Works”.
RUSTENBURG - The issue of municipal complaints and the efficiency of an after hours complaints/emergency number remains a big issue amongst the Rustenburg public. This was one of the issues taken up with Rustenburg’s Executive Mayor, Mr Mpho Khunou during a recent meeting with his office.
RUSTENBURG – Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has allegedly raised his concerns over inflation which has climbed to 6.3% in July from 5.5% the previous month. Gordhan is also apparently concerned with high fuel prices and the weak rand.
RUSTENBURG – Eskom announced on Thursday, 22 August, that it’s Power Bulletins, which have been broadcast on all the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) television platforms, have helped to keep the lights on this winter.
RUSTENBURG – It seems that South Africa’s strike season is now officially open with workers downing tools in various industries across the country as wage talks fail to satisfy unions, companies and workers.
RUSTENBURG - Notice is hereby given to members of the public that in terms of Section 19 of the Local Government Municipal Systems Act of 2000 as amended as well as Section 31 (i) of the Local Government Structures Act 1998 as amended - the next ordinary meeting of the Council of the Rustenburg Municipality is scheduled for 14:00 on Tuesday, 27 August 2013at the Rustenburg Civic Centre. All interested members of the community are invited to attend.
RUSTENBURG – September could see the fall in petrol prices that motorists have been hoping for although, according to the Central Energy Fund’s (CEF’s) daily forecast, the cut might only be in the 20 cents per litre range.
RUSTENBURG - Defaulting motorists recently felt the pinch of women traffic officers during a roadblock held along the N4 road in Rustenburg. Organized by the North West Provincial Road Traffic Management, the Jaws special operation deployed about 44 women traffic officers as to commemorate the Women’s Month.
RUSTENBURG – Friday, 16 August, will mark the one year anniversary of the Marikana tragedy which cost the lives of 34 striking mineworkers near Rustenburg. Several events are being organised to commemorate the day.