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Weak rand offsets fuel price gains

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BONUS – RUSTENBURG – Softer international petrol prices have been offset by a declining Rand since the start of October, while diesel and illuminating paraffin prices were slightly up, leaving them with no protection against Rand weakness. This is according to the unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund.

Locals arrested for rhino poaching plans

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BONUS – RUSTENBURG – An intelligence driven operation by the North West Hawks’ Priority Violent Crime Unit assisted by Head Office Crime Intelligence led to the arrest of five suspects at Lethabong village on Thursday night (12 October 2017) for allegedly intending to poach for rhino horns, the Rustenburg Herald was told. 

Businesses damaged in fire

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Several businesses suffered damage on Thursday evening/Friday morning (12/13 October 2017) following a fire in East End, Rustenburg. At this stage witnesses are claiming that an electrical fault is alleged to have been the cause of the fire although the origin is unclear. No further information is available at this stage.