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Waterval Landfill Site headaches continue

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – RUSTENBURG – The Rustenburg Herald reported in this week’s Bonus newspaper that the Waterval Landfill Site is quickly gaining the same infamy that plagued the previous site in Boitekong (near the Rustenburg Correctional Services) with residents now being caught between an alleged battle between the Rustenburg Local Municipality (RLM) and its workers.

To read the full story, read our 21 July 2017 issue.

 

Eskom: “We are not broke”

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RUSTENBURG HERALD– RUSTENBURG - Eskom has noted weekend media reports concerning its financial sustainability, the company said on its website. However, due to limitations around disclosing financial information before the official announcement, which is scheduled for Wednesday 19 July 2017, Eskom has added that it is not in a position to respond comprehensively to the specific issues raised at this stage.

To read the full story, read our 21 July 2017 issue.

 

Louis ry homself tot in geskiedenisboeke!

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Louis Meintjes - Rustenburg se Tour de France-fietsryer in aksie tydens die individuele tydtoets in week een van die Tour de France 2017. Louis bevind hom nou met die begin van die laaste week van die toer in die algeheel agtste posisie en steeds in die tweedeplek in die kategorie vir die Beste Jong Ryer met loshande die meeste bergpremies wat in die volgende paar dae voorlê.

To read the full story, read our 21 July 2017 issue.

 

Huldeblyke stroom in vir klein Imke

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – RUSTENBURG – Die Rustenburg Herald het hierdie week met leedwese verneem van die afsterwe van klein Imke Geldenhuys op Maandagoggend, 17 July 2017. Die 4-jarige Imke was saam met haar ouers in New York in die Verenigde State van Amerika (VSA) waar sy by die Memorial Sloan Kettering-kankersentrum behandeling vir ‘n rare soort kanker, neuroblastoma, ontvang het.

Haar familie het hul dank uitgespreek vir almal se hulp, bydrae en gebede. Sedert Maandag het verskeie mense, insluitende Karlien van Jaarsveld, op Imke se Facebook-blad, https://www.facebook.com/WarriorImke  huldeblyke aan haar en haar familie gebring. Lees hierdie week se Rustenburg Herald vir meer.  

To read the full story, read our 21 July 2017 issue.

 

Ledig, Boshoek road closed

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RUSTENBURG HERALD – RUSTENBURG – The Rustenburg Herald has received reports that the road between Ledig and Boshoek near the Wesizwe Platinum Mine was closed on Wednesday, 12 July 2017, at around 11:20. The closure is allegedly as a result of protest action in the area.