Minor injured after explosion

RUSTENBURG HERALD – RUSTENBURG – As was reported in Rustenburg Herald sister publication, Bonus, a 12-year-old minor from the Kanana Village outside Rustenburg has sustained injuries to both his arms, the fingers of his right hand and his face following an explosion at close range.

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

 

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Foreign nationals found with dangerous weapons

RUSTENBURG HERALD – PHOKENG – The South African Police Services (SAPS) in Phokeng arrested two foreign nationals from Mozambique and Zimbabwe, after the 31-year-old and 24-year-old were found in possession of dangerous weapons.

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

 

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Theft out of motor vehicles on the rise

RUSTENBURG HERALD – RUSTENBURG – The South African Police Services (SAPS) in Rustenburg have expressed concern at the current increase in the number of theft out of motor vehicle cases being reported in and around Rustenburg.

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

 

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Marsh Owl Asio capensis

35 - 38 cm; 230 – 370 g A plain brown, medium-sized owl with a buff coloured face, small ‘ear’ tufts and dark brown eyes. In flight, wings broader than African-grass owl, with much larger buff  ‘windows’ in primaries, less contrast between coverts and flight feathers, and pale trailing edge to secondaries and outer primates. Underwings has dark carpal marks; tail barred. Voice: Harsh, rasping ‘krikkk-krikkk’, likened to sound of material being torn.  Status and biology: Common resident and nomad in marshes and damp grassland; avoids thick reedbeds. Often circles overhead after flushing. Less nocturnal than most other owls. Sometimes roosts in flocks. Lays 2-4 (rarely 6) eggs in a depression among dense vegetation. Diet: Small mammals, birds, frogs and invertebrates. (Vlei-uil)

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Eskom in a “better position” than in 2008

RUSTENBURG HERALD – RUSTENBURG – Power utility Eskom officially “apologised to the nation” for the inconvenience which has been caused by four days of rolling blackouts due to load shedding, according to a statement on the company’s website on Monday, 8 December.

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

 

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Minor injured after explosion

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – RUSTENBURG – As was reported in Rustenburg Herald sister publication, Bonus, a 12-year-old minor from the Kanana Village outside Rustenburg has sustained injuries to both his arms, the fingers of his right hand and his face following an explosion at close range.

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

 

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Foreign nationals found with dangerous weapons

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – PHOKENG – The South African Police Services (SAPS) in Phokeng arrested two foreign nationals from Mozambique and Zimbabwe, after the 31-year-old and 24-year-old were found in possession of dangerous weapons.

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

 

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Eskom in a “better position” than in 2008

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – RUSTENBURG – Power utility Eskom officially “apologised to the nation” for the inconvenience which has been caused by four days of rolling blackouts due to load shedding, according to a statement on the company’s website on Monday, 8 December.

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

 

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Lonmin furnace shuts down after molten furnace matte leak

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – RUSTENBURG – A leak of molten furnace matte detected at Lonmin Plc’s Number One Furnace on Monday, 8 December, has led to operations at the furnace being “safely stopped” for repairs which are expected to last about three months.

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

 

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SAPS nab robbers in Rustenburg North

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – RUSTENBURG – Quick reaction by the South African Police Services (SAPS) in Boitekong led to the speedy arrest of two suspected robbers in Rustenburg North in the morning hours of Wednesday, 26 November.

To read the full story, read our 5 December 2014 issue.

 

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Theft out of motor vehicles on the rise

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – RUSTENBURG – The South African Police Services (SAPS) in Rustenburg have expressed concern at the current increase in the number of theft out of motor vehicle cases being reported in and around Rustenburg.

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

 

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Giant wild fig finds its new roots (at Fields College)

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RUSTENBURG HERALD - RUSTENBURG It was shortly after 07:30 last Wednesday morning when the team and contractors of Rustenburg construction giant - M Civils - began to move in at the Waterkloof site just outside Rustenburg from where a giant Wild fig tree was to be relocated to Fields College. (In our edition of last week Rustenburg Herald reported on Part 1 of the

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Murder suspect arrest

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – SWARTRUGGENS – The South African Police Services (SAPS) in Swartruggens have arrested a 29-year-old suspect on allegations of murder on Saturday, 29 November, at the Borolelo Township in Swartruggens.

To read the full story, read our 5 December 2014 issue.

 

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Family, friends angry over treatment after accident

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – RUSTENBURG – The employer, family and friends of Mr Wouter Coetzer,  who was involved in an alleged accident on the N4 between Marikana and Mooinooi on Friday, 28 November, at around 23:30, are greatly upset at how they were allegedly treated by staff members of two Rustenburg hospitals.

To read the full story, read our 5 December 2014 issue.

 

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