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VAT increases to 15%

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – RUSTENBURG – As was predicted in this week’s Rustenburg Herald, the Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, has announced in his 2018 Budget Speech that the Value Added Tax figure will be increased with 1% from 14% to 15%. The increase is due to take effect on 1 April 2018.

Vastrap-gemeenskap in rou na fratsongeluk

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RUSTENBURG HERALD - RUSTENBURG - Skaars ‘n week nadat leerlinge van die Laerskool Vastrap en sy ouergemeenskap die koerantvoorblaaie gehaal het met hul “Water vir Kaapstad-projek” is die Vastrap-gemeenskap in rou gedompel en getraumatiseer na die skokdood van ‘n Graad 4-leerling van die skool tydens ‘n kooroefenkamp.

To read the full story, read our 23 February 2018 issue.

 

Traffic examiners, driving school owners arrested

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – RUSTENBURG – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) in the North West’s Serious Commercial Crime Investigation Unit is celebrating the successful arrest of five traffic examiners, four driving school owners and three driving school instructors aged between 29 and 66 for corruption in Potchefstroom and Mogwase this week with more to follow.

To read the full story, read our 23 February 2018 issue.

 

21-jarige oorlede gevind na soektog

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – RUSTENBURG – Die Rustenburg Herald het hierdie week verneem van die tragiese dood van 21-jarige Derald van Tonder van Rustenburg wie op Donderdagmiddag, 15 Februarie 2018, vermis geraak het en die volgende dag (Vrydag, 16 Februarie) in ‘n leë erf oorlede gevind is.

To read the full story, read our 23 February 2018 issue.

 

Sosiale media sorg dat bakkie terugkom

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – RUSTENBURG – Die Nissan 1400 bakkie van mnr Neville Nelson is Maandagoggend, 19 Februarie 2018, aan hom terug gebring nadat hierdie voertuig op Sondagmiddag in die Kloof-omgewing gesteel is weens vinnige optrede van persone op sosiale media, het die Rustenburg Herald verneem.

To read the full story, read our 23 February 2018 issue.

 

Two life sentences to send stern warning to criminals

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – RUSTENBURG – The sentencing of two accused on charges of murder, rape, house robbery, and the illegal possession of firearms and ammunition, sends a stern warning to criminals that they will eventually be brought to book and be held accountable for their cruel actions, the Rustenburg Herald was told.

To read the full story, read our 23 February 2018 issue.

 

Kameraad - die tyd het aangebreek...

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Uiteindelik en nie 'n oomblik te vroeg nie! Dit was sonder twyfel hoog tyd - Suid-Afrika en sy radelose inwoners en verpletterde ekonomie kon eenvoudig net nie 'n oomblik langer wag of uitstel nie. In 'n Spesiale aankondiging deur die ANC se Nasionale Uitvoerende Komitee (NUK) by monde van die sekretaris-generaal Ace Magashule - wat toevallig presies soos geskeduleer om 14:00 begin het, het die woorde waarvoor daar vir so bitter lank deur so baie mense gehoop, gewens en selfs gebid is, Dinsdagmiddag na weke van vrugtelose onderhandeling met 'n hardkoppige president bevestig dat Jacob Zuma herroep is/gaan word.

To read the full story, read our 16 February 2018 issue.