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Marikana VLU-dames hoor van Feba Radio

RUSTENBURG - Tydens die VLU Marikana-tak se onlangse vergadering het Adri Mellet vertel van die wonderlike werk wat Feba Radio regoor die wêreld verrig. Dit word uitgesaai in meer as 50 lande van die wêreld 365 dae van die jaar. Die programme bereik ‘n breë spektrum van groepe mense wie se populasie in totaal meer as 3 biljoen is. Die doelwit is om die Woord van God aan luisteraars bekend te stel sodat hulle Jesus Christus mag leer ken en sy leringe kan volg. 

To read the full story, read our 19 September 2014 issue.

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Leilani loop land vol

Leilani Scheffer (nr 1686-regs) van Run Walk for Life in aksie vir Atletiek Noordwes-Noord tydens die SA Landloopbyeenkoms in George. Leilani het algeheel vierde geëindig in haar ouderdomsgroep. Geluk!

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Kamarindi-ruiters by SA-kampioenskappe

RUSTENBURG - Twee Kamarindi-ruiters het aan die SA-kampioenskappe deelgeneem: Bridget Oberholzer op Bold Master en Sophia Demetrio op Home Bridge. Die volgende prestasies is behaal: Bridget het ‘n 11de plek uit 46 ruiters behaal en die Noordwesspan, waarvan Bridget deel was, het ‘n tweedeplek behaal uit sewe provinsies. 

To read the full story, read our 19 September 2014 issue.

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Larries boogskiet beïndruk tuis!

RUSTENBURG - Op Saterdag 6 September het Larries hulle jaarlikse Interskole boogskietkompetisie aangebied. Die baan was met pynlike presiese gemeet en gemerk en alles het werklik pragtig vertoon.  Die span ouers het weer eens bewys dat hulle die rede is agter Larries boogskiet se sukses. Hulle het baie hard gewerk en al die verkope hanteer. Na ‘n effense insinking in Larries se prestasies het hulle skuts ook op die baan, met ‘n slag teruggekom! 

To read the full story, read our 19 September 2014 issue.

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Matale Middle School celebrates Arbour Day

Matale Middle School celebrated Arbour Day by planting more trees. On Monday 8 September the Matale community spend 30 minutes outside their classrooms and offices in the sun for a good course. They were planting more trees to celebrate Arbour Week 2014.

To read the full story, read our 19 September 2014 issue.

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Mooinooi-inwoner deur gewapende rowers oorval, beroof en ontvoer...

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MOOINOOI - “n Bekende inwoner van Mooinooi voorheen verbonde aan Lonmin, mnr Ben Engelbrecht, het ‘n traumatiese ondervinding agter die rug toe hy verlede Donderdagoggend deur ‘n bende van vyf gewapende mans met vuurwapens aangehou, beroof, aangerand en boonop ontvoer is. Mnr Engelbrecht het vertel hoe hy geblinddoek in die rowers se BMW geboender is oomblikke nadat hy by sy buurman in Mooinooi se voorhek navraag gedoen het oor ‘n verdagte voertuig.

To read the full story, read our 12 September 2014 issue.

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Attempted robbery, bombing at Meat World

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RUSTENBURG – As was reported by sister publication, Bonus, the Rustenburg Herald was alerted to the fact that a drone of South African Police Services (SAPS) members had set up parameters at Meat World Rustenburg at the Magalies View Centre on Monday, 8 September. The Rustenburg Herald arrived at the scene shortly before 10:00 to see that two police vehicles were in fact parked outside the butchery.

To read the full story, read our 12 September 2014 issue.

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New Municipal Manager appointed

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Mr Bheki Khenisa - a former citizen of Rustenburg - was appointed as Municipal Manager by the Rustenburg Municipality for a term of five years as from 1 September 2014. Mr Khenisa has had a brief “stint” at the Rustenburg Municipallity in 2012...

To read the full story, read our 12 September 2014 issue.

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Business owners harassed for “trading permits”

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RUSTENBURG – On Tuesday, 9 September, the Rustenburg Herald was inundated with calls from several business owners in the Thabo Mbeki Drive area claiming that “municipal officials” had harassed them, allegedly demanding payment of a “fine” for not having a trading permit. Business owners claim they were given no warning and many feel this impacts negatively on their businesses...

To read the full story, read our 12 September 2014 issue.

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Post Office strike is over – spokesman

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RUSTENBURG – A protracted strike by the casual workers of the South African Post Office is over, as was told to the Rustenburg Herald on Tuesday, 9 September, by the Post Office spokesman Johan Kruger. The Rustenburg Herald had put a written inquiry forward to Mr Kruger last week to find out if Rustenburg was being affected by the casual worker strike which had caused problems with mail delivery since its start in August. “We are seeing major improvements, operationally, following the dismissal of the 403 illegally striking casual postal workers on 2 September 2014,” Chief Operations Officer, Mlu Mathonsi, said.

To read the full story, read our 12 September 2014 issue.

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Proposal for new chrome mine near Rustenburg

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RUSTENBURG – The Rustenburg Herald recently received a document containing information pertaining to a proposal for a new chrome mine near Rustenburg. The Draft Environmental Impact Assessment is allegedly open for public review.

To read the full story, read our 12 September 2014 issue.

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Airspan - new Aerodome

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RUSTENBURG - Airspan is the name of a new Aerodome situated approximately 7km South of Rustenburg in the Magalies general flying training area on the Oorzaak Road towards the Wigwam Resort. The runway is of gravel and is almost 1km in length, on a 27 hectare property and is sufficient enough to take off and land, any light aircraft. 

To read the full story, read our 12 September 2014 issue.

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What a scandal!

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RUSTENBURG – As was reported in the Rustenburg Herald and sister publication Bonus recently, the house of Mr Curt Jones, a well-known residence at number 14 in 4th Avenue, burnt to the ground after a geyser exploded in the late hours of Wednesday night, 27 August. Upon the Rustenburg Herald’s arrival at the scene, Mr Jones explained that during the fire he had a rather bad experience with the Rustenburg Fire Department. Mr Jones alleges that he contacted the Fire Department shortly after the fire started. The Fire Department responded by sending out a fire truck which allegedly had no water in it...

To read the full story, read our 12 September 2014 issue.

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Impala Platinum fatalities leads to operation suspension

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RUSTENBURG – Reports in the national media claimed on Tuesday, 9 September, that Impala Platinum would be suspending its Rustenburg operations as of this week following four fatalities, the last of which occurred on Saturday, 6 September, since the end of the five-month-long strike. The work stoppage will allegedly last two days. The news comes on the same day that Impala launched its Mining Safety Awareness Campaign at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium on Tuesday. Impala allegedly told the national media that it will be using this time to mourn the deaths of the four employees while also reinforcing health and safety practices at the mine.

To read the full story, read our 12 September 2014 issue.

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