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Sewage grave for gogo

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by Mohanoe Khiba

Klerksdorp Record, Jouberton - A Jouberton family is on a rampage to get justice for their gogo after she fell and died in a pool of sewage outside their home in Ext 7. The saddened family of Mogolo Maano (64) is demanding answers from Matlosana Local Municipality after they repeatedly reported the sewage flooding their yard in December already. Gogo Maano’s body was discovered early on Thursday 14 February and what should have been a day of celebrating love turned into a day of mourning for the family.

To read the full story, read page 3 of our 22 February 2019 issue.

DA finds court building unsafe

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - With the maintenance of buildings still under the spotlight after the Hoërskool Driehoek disaster, it is shocking to find the precarious conditions that people working in the Klerksdorp Magistrates Court in the PC Pelser Building are exposed to on a daily basis. The building is old and dilapidated, toilets are not working properly, and the air-conditioners are out of order since they were installed. Temperatures in the court are excruciating in summer and drops well below zero in winter. Disabled and old people can visit the building with extreme difficulty as the lift providing access to offices and courts has been out of order for months. 

To read the full story, read page 3 of our 22 February 2019 issue.

Rape victim still waiting for compensation

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - A decade after an assistant librarian at a community library in the city was raped in her office, she is still awaiting full compensation as ordered by the court. The librarian whose identity is withheld, is struggling to get full compensation as ordered by the court in 2017. 

To read the full story, read page 5 of our 22 February 2019 issue.

Fietsryer val in slaggat vol water

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Klerksdorp Rekord, Klerksdorp - ‘n Veteraan fietsryer van die stad het ‘n week gelede aan die SA  kampioenskap in Gauteng deelgeneem en brons verwerf, die afgelope naweek het die noodlot hom getref toe hy met sy fiets val. Willie de Jongh (71) was besig om te oefen om aan ‘n groot byeenkoms in Australië saam met sy seun te gaan deelneem toe hy op Vrydag 15 Februarie in ligte reën op die Faan Meintjespad val en sy heup breek.

To read the full story, read page 4 of our 22 February 2019 issue.

Workers die in manhole

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - Two men died last week while they were cleaning a sewer line in Uraniaville. It is suspected that they were overcome by methane while working for a construction company cleaning a sewer line in Radium Street.'

To read the full story, read page 3 of our 15 February 2019 issue.