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  • No need to call SASSA

    No need to call SASSA

    Beneficiaries of the South African Social Security Agency should please take note that the number for the SASSA helpline is 0800 60 10 11 and that the 0860 690 717 number previously use

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  • New tariffs an embarrassment

    New tariffs an embarrassment

    Ratepayers in the Rustenburg community have been dealt an injustice with regard to the new 2015 Municipal tariffs which will come into effect on 1 July 2015. Recent efforts by Rustenburg’s traditional community newspaper for at least the past 97 years, (Rustenburg Herald) - to publish the new tariffs free of charge were met with considerable less enthusiasm than one would have expected. One has to remember that publishing the new tariffs in accordance to the new 2015 annual Budget, is after all compulsory and a clearly outlined prerequisite before these tariffs could be implemented.

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  • NW Business Forum elects new president at AGM

    NW Business Forum elects new president at AGM

    Several important issues were raised at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the North West Business Forum (NWBF) which was held on Wednesday, 24 June, with a lack of active members as well as an approximate R7 000 loss for the previous financial year raising some eyebrows.

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  • Mooinooi Police launch manhunt after farmattack

    Mooinooi Police launch manhunt after farmattack

    South African Police Service (SAPS) have launched a manhunt in an attempt to track down seven suspects who have been accused of robbing and attacking the employees of a Buffelshoek Barnardsvlei farm near Brits.

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  • Marikana report raises questions: Read the full report

    Marikana report raises questions: Read the full report

    The Marikana Commission of Inquiry has allegedly found that it cannot be said that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was the cause of the Marikana tragedy in 2012 as “accusations against him are groundless”.

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  • Agri SA in gesprek met die ANC

    Agri SA in gesprek met die ANC

    Agri SA het van ‘n onlangse gespreksgeleentheid met die sekretaris-generaal van die ANC, Gwede Mantashe, gebruik gemaak om weereens sy kommer oor onwerkbare grondhervormingvoorstelle van die regering toe te lig en te versoek dat die staat eerder vrywillige skemas moet ondersteun wat teen ‘n veel laer koste goeie resultate kan oplewer...

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