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Balju sluit poskantoor

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Klerksdorp Rekord, Klerksdorp - Die stad se hoofposkantoor is sedert Vrydag 12 Oktober gesluit. Verbaasde kliënte kom sedertdien voor dooiemansdeur te staan. Die Poskantoor in City Mall in die middestad is die enigste een in die provinsie waar motorlisensies hernu kan word en is ook ‘n betaalpunt vir Sassa toelae.

To read the full story, read page 1 of our 19 October 2018 issue.

Hospital sale on hold

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - AngloGold Ashanti is tight-lipped about the sale of Westvaal Hospital. At the time of going to press, the official statement from spokesperson Chris Nthite, is that “discussions with interested parties are still ongoing”. He did acknowledge that the mine decided to sell the hospital “in order to allow this crucial health centre to continue and preserve many of the jobs that were at risk”.

To read the full story, read page 3 of our 19 October 2018 issue.

Reporter delivers own baby

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Klerksdorp Record, Khuma - Reporter Mohanoe Khiba became the proud father of a baby girl when baby Onthatile decided to arrive a few weeks prior to her due date. Khiba welcomed his third child into the world on Saturday 13 October after he had to roll up his sleeves and help his wife deliver the baby. 

To read the full story, read page 4 of our 19 October 2018 issue.

Parents be vigilant

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By JP Myburg

Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - In recent years, increasing media reports surfaced with news and video footage of people, especially children being abducted or kidnapped. It also came to light that many reports were indeed fake news to create panic and fear, however local community forums are warning children and parents to still be vigilant and cautious. Last week, a Klerksdorp family came close to experiencing the horror of child abduction when a 13 year old boy was almost abducted at gun point in the Flimieda area around 19:00.

To read the full story, read page 5 of our 19 October 2018 issue.

Robbers caught after swift response

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - The police and security companies combined forces to catch the robbers who hit the Markhams clothing store in Matlosana Mall earlier this week. The armed robbery took place on Monday 8 October when the three males who robbed the store clashed with the long arm of the law as they were all arrested minutes after leaving the centre. The robbery took place at 09:00.

To read the full story, read page 3 of our 12 October 2018 issue.