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  • AFFECTED DINIE’S ESTATES RESIDENTS SPEAK OUT

    AFFECTED DINIE’S ESTATES RESIDENTS SPEAK OUT

    The Rustenburg Herald this week spoke to at least three residents of the Dinie’s Estates area who are being directly affected by the 400 “drop toilets” which have erected in the area. Residents have asked not to be identified for fear of intimidation.

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  • COULD LONMIN GO BUST IN THE NEXT 18 MONTHS?

    COULD LONMIN GO BUST IN THE NEXT 18 MONTHS?

    Could what used to be the world’s third largest platinum producer go bankrupt in the next 18 months? At least one member of the national press alleges to think so.

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  • CHOPPIES INSIDENT “NIE GEWAPENDE ROOF”

    CHOPPIES INSIDENT “NIE GEWAPENDE ROOF”

    Die insident wat op Woensdag, 26 Augustus, by Choppies Hyper in die nuwe Wall Street Mall-winkelsentrum plaasgevind het, is nie ‘n voorval van gewapende roof nie en geen wapen is in die insident gebruik nie, vertel Wall Street Mall eienaars Liz en Johann Snyman.

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  • 1 400 LEAVE LONMIN

    1 400 LEAVE LONMIN

    Platinum producer Lonmin has announced that as much as 1 400 of its employees have allegedly left the business and that this is only the beginning as the company continues on with its intentions to reduce employee numbers by 6 000 workers.

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  • SLAGHUIS VROEG MAANDAG BEROOF

    SLAGHUIS VROEG MAANDAG BEROOF

    Die Rustenburg Herald het hierdie week verneem dat Ridderpark Vleismark in Ooseinde in die vroeë oggendure van Maandag, 31 Augustus, beroof is. Die eienaar is in die voorval beseer maar is intussen uit die hospitaal ontslaan.

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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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  • Eskom warns suppliers of scam

    Eskom 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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  • SAPS Commissioners pledge support to Phiyega

    SAPS Commissioners pledge support to Phiyega

    The Board of Commissioners of the South African Police Service (SAPS) which represents the nine provincial commissioners, has pledged its support for National Commissioner of the SAPS, General Riah Phiyega, stating that attitudes toward Gen Phiyega were negative and “unfair”. As was reported in the Bonus newspaper of this week, President Jacob Zuma has received the response by the National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega regarding the recommendations of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry and will study it to determine whether any intervention is warranted...

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