Bafana Captain’s murder remains “riddle”

RUSTENBURG HERALD – As was reported in Rustenburg Herald sister publication, Bonus, the South African Police Services (SAPS) are still investigating the murder of Bafana Bafana captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa. The SAPS have reportedly ruled out a contract killing. Meyiwa (27) goalkeeper was shot and killed at a house in the Zamo Section in Vosloosrus on Sunday, 26 October, at around 20:00. While the circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear, reports claimed on Monday that the goalkeeper had attempted to protect his girlfriend when he was shot, allegedly for a cellular phone...

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Glencore Boshoek Smelter gives water back to the people

RUSTENBURG HERALD – As part of community engagement, Glencore Boshoek Smelter, which forms part of the Glencore Merafe PSV, announced this month that it will jointly fund a pipeline project with the intention of relieving water supply shortages to the surrounding communities. The Macharora communities of Robega, Rasimone, Mafenya and Chaneng, within which the Boshoek Smelter is situated, is expected to benefit from the project which also received approval from the Department of Mineral Resources. The project is jointly funded along with the Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat)...

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Copper cables worth R109 000 recovered by SAPS

RUSTENBURG HERALD – Ten cable thieves were arrested on Wednesday, 22 October, after they were apprehended by the mine security of Aquarius Platinum and members of the South African Police Services (SAPS) in Marikana for the theft and possession stolen copper cables. According to Colonel Sabata Mokgwabone, spokesperson for the North West SAPS, suspects were arrested at a disused Aquarius mine shaft after information was received that there were illegal activities taking place at the shaft. Eight of the suspects are foreign nationals from Mozambique and Zimbabwe while the other two are South African...

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Môrester ontvang uiteindelik agterstallige subsidies, herregistrasie

RUSTENBURG HERALD – Môrester Kinderhuis het uiteindelik hul agterstallige subsidies van die departement van maatskaplike ontwikkeling ontvang na ‘n maande lange hofstryd en is ook weer as ‘n Plek van Veiligheid geregistreer, het bestuurderes Helen Lotz aan die Rustenburg Herald vertel. Lotz het vroeër vanjaar aan die Rustenburg Herald verduidelik dat Môrester sedert 2013 geen staatstoelae of terugvoer oor sy aansoek om herregistrasie ontvang het nie. Solidariteit se Helpende Hand het in Mei vanjaar ‘n aanmaning aan die departement gestuur vir verduideliking...

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Munisipale woonstelle se klagtes word nie gehoor

RUSTENBURG HERALD – Daar is hierdie week onder die aandag van die Rustenburg Herald gebring dat twee klagtes van die inwoners van die munisipale woonstelle in Kerkstraat al meer as ‘n maand sonder antwoord gaan. Volgens ‘n inwoner van die woonstelle, is daar al verskeie kere klagtes aan die stadsraad ingedien oor ‘n vullisdrom en hek wat stukkend is maar daar is nog niks omtrent die saak gedoen nie. Die bogenoemde vullisdrom staan nie meer op vier wiele nie maar op drie bakstene en die onderkant is al so deur geroes dat daar vullis onder uitsteek...

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Bafana Captain’s murder remains “riddle”

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – As was reported in Rustenburg Herald sister publication, Bonus, the South African Police Services (SAPS) are still investigating the murder of Bafana Bafana captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa. The SAPS have reportedly ruled out a contract killing. Meyiwa (27) goalkeeper was shot and killed at a house in the Zamo Section in Vosloosrus on Sunday, 26 October, at around 20:00. While the circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear, reports claimed on Monday that the goalkeeper had attempted to protect his girlfriend when he was shot, allegedly for a cellular phone...

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Glencore Boshoek Smelter gives water back to the people

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – As part of community engagement, Glencore Boshoek Smelter, which forms part of the Glencore Merafe PSV, announced this month that it will jointly fund a pipeline project with the intention of relieving water supply shortages to the surrounding communities. The Macharora communities of Robega, Rasimone, Mafenya and Chaneng, within which the Boshoek Smelter is situated, is expected to benefit from the project which also received approval from the Department of Mineral Resources. The project is jointly funded along with the Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat)...

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Môrester ontvang uiteindelik agterstallige subsidies, herregistrasie

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – Môrester Kinderhuis het uiteindelik hul agterstallige subsidies van die departement van maatskaplike ontwikkeling ontvang na ‘n maande lange hofstryd en is ook weer as ‘n Plek van Veiligheid geregistreer, het bestuurderes Helen Lotz aan die Rustenburg Herald vertel. Lotz het vroeër vanjaar aan die Rustenburg Herald verduidelik dat Môrester sedert 2013 geen staatstoelae of terugvoer oor sy aansoek om herregistrasie ontvang het nie. Solidariteit se Helpende Hand het in Mei vanjaar ‘n aanmaning aan die departement gestuur vir verduideliking...

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Proof of Life still required – SASSA

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – It is that time of the month again and all South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) beneficiaries looking to gain access to their grants are still required to provide Proof of Life by calling SASSA to verify their voice biometrics. According to SASSA spokesperson Kgomoco Diseko, the process must be undergone “on a monthly basis”. “Beneficiaries are still required to call our tollfree line to verify their voice biometrics so that payment can be transferred to their accounts,” Diseko stated.

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“Smartly wrapped” drugs recovered

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – A Jaws special operations unit has recovered drugs from a taxi that was travelling from Gauteng to Mahikeng. It is reported that the drugs were smartly wrapped and given to the taxi driver for delivery without knowing what the parcel contains...

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Copper cables worth R109 000 recovered by SAPS

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – Ten cable thieves were arrested on Wednesday, 22 October, after they were apprehended by the mine security of Aquarius Platinum and members of the South African Police Services (SAPS) in Marikana for the theft and possession stolen copper cables. According to Colonel Sabata Mokgwabone, spokesperson for the North West SAPS, suspects were arrested at a disused Aquarius mine shaft after information was received that there were illegal activities taking place at the shaft. Eight of the suspects are foreign nationals from Mozambique and Zimbabwe while the other two are South African...

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Munisipale woonstelle se klagtes word nie gehoor

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – Daar is hierdie week onder die aandag van die Rustenburg Herald gebring dat twee klagtes van die inwoners van die munisipale woonstelle in Kerkstraat al meer as ‘n maand sonder antwoord gaan. Volgens ‘n inwoner van die woonstelle, is daar al verskeie kere klagtes aan die stadsraad ingedien oor ‘n vullisdrom en hek wat stukkend is maar daar is nog niks omtrent die saak gedoen nie. Die bogenoemde vullisdrom staan nie meer op vier wiele nie maar op drie bakstene en die onderkant is al so deur geroes dat daar vullis onder uitsteek...

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Body discovered

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On Tuesday morning, 28 October, paramedics responded to the body of an unknown individual which appears to have been discovered on the corner of Tuin and Dawes Street, Ooseinde...

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Choppies-werkers staking onwettig

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – Op Maandag, 27 Oktober, het die Rustenburg Herald verneem dat verskeie werkers van die Choppies-kruidenierswinkel, op die hoek van Zendeling- en Kerkstraat, besig was met wat Choppies se bestuur as ‘n “ontwettige staking” beskryf. Die Rustenburg Herald is deur ‘n leser gekontak wie beweer dat die werkers begin staak het weens gerugte dat een van hul vakbondverteenwoordigers geskors is. Die werkers stem blykbaar nie saam met die skorsing nie en het begin staak...

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