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  • Four Letlhabile men arrested for murder

    Four Letlhabile men arrested for murder

    Four male suspects have been arrested in the Letlhabile vicinity for the murder of a Marikana man who was found dead on Tuesday morning, 21 July 2015 in Mmaditlhokwa section in Marikana...

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  • Municipal accounts - this is what you will pay

    Municipal accounts - this is what you will pay

    The new municipal tariffs of the Rustenburg Municipality have been introduced with effect from 1 July 2015. Perhaps you are wondering how the new tariffs will affect you and your family...

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  • Anglo, Lonmin to cut 12 000 jobs, steel industry could join

    Anglo, Lonmin to cut 12 000 jobs, steel industry could join

    On Friday, 24 July, both Anglo American (Anglo) and Lonmin Ltd (Lonmin) made clear their intentions to cut as many as 6 000 jobs each in an attempt to restructure their businesses following the sharp decline in platinum prices...

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  • Prepaid meters for free!

    Prepaid meters for free!

    Now that the price of electricity has rocketed literally through the roof- have you ever considered converting to pre-paid electricity? A little bit of good news is that the Rustenburg Municipality - in a limited offer - is offering a free pre-paid electricity meter and free installation to those who want to save every little bit they can...

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  • 29-jarige se liggaam gevind

    29-jarige se liggaam gevind

    Die Rustenburg Herald het vandeesweek verneem dat die liggaam van 29-jarige Hendro Schutte op Sondagoggend, 26 Julie, in Barberspan naby Delareyville uitgespoel het nadat hy op 11 Julie vermoedelik saam sy oom tydens ‘n hengeluitstappie verdrink het...

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  • Mooinooi-slagoffer steeds in hospitaal

    Mooinooi-slagoffer steeds in hospitaal

    Die ma van mnr Braam Blignaut, wie op Vrydag, 10 Julie, by sy huis naby Mooinooi geskiet is, het hierdie week aan die Rustenburg Herald vertel hoe mnr Blignaut haar geskakel het na die aanval om te sê hy dink hy gaan sterf omdat hy nie sy bene voel nie...

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  • Preparing Rustenburg past Mining Era

    Preparing Rustenburg past Mining Era

    The Rustenburg of tomorrow, imagined today. The Rustenburg Herald recently reviewed the Integrated Master Plan (IMP) for Rustenburg 2040, a new renovation of the Rustenburg region, as has been set forth by international urbanisation consulting firm Surbana International...

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  • SAA lifts its hunting trophy embargo

    SAA lifts its hunting trophy embargo

    The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has accused South African Airways (SAA) of “quietly announcing” the lift on an embargo on the transportation of rhino, elephant, lion and tiger hunting trophies, retracting a ban which has been praised by conservationists...

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  • Eeskom warns suppliers of scam

    Eeskom warns suppliers of scam

    Power utility Eskom has warned its suppliers and companies it does business with, as well as any of its subsidiaries, of fraudsters operating under the guise of a business magazine called the Industrial World Business...

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  • Recycling for a better future

    Recycling for a better future

    South Africa produces roughly 540 million tonnes of waste per year, 95% of which ends up in rubbish dumps and landfills instead of recycling centres. Recycling one glass bottle saves enough energy to keep a 100 watt light bulb burning for 4 hours while recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to operate a TV for 3 hours...

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  • Separate Amplats listing could take "18 months"

    Separate Amplats listing could take "18 months"

    The separate listing of its non-core Rustenburg assets on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) could take Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) up to 18 months but may be the only option as no one seems interested in buying them...

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  • License disc renewal refusal not due to e-tolls

    License disc renewal refusal not due to e-tolls

    Justice Project South Africa (JPSA) has refuted claims that members of the public are being refused license disc renewals due to outstanding e-toll payments, calling the explanation “outrageous”. JPSA referred to an article in the national media over the weekend claiming that a resident of Gauteng was allegedly being refused a new license disc for his motor vehicle due to outstanding e-toll fees...

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