We are sorry, says mayor

Matlosana mayor, Kagiso Khauoe, apologised to foreigners owning spaza shops in Kanana for the loss they suffered when their stores were broken into and looted by angry residents recently.

ATM crooks flee after photo

by Gideon Manzana

A quick reaction of a young woman stopped ATM card crooks operating at the Tower Mall from withdrawing money from her father’s banking account this past weekend.

Baby gets gift of life for his birthday

A mother’s belief in the human race is restored!

Yolanda du Preez, a mother of two, appealed to readers for help to pay for her baby’s operation and she couldn’t believe it when she got a visit from Spikes Lawrence of the Toy Run on Thursday 3 April who told her that the amount that she asked for will be paid over into her account.

Pedestrian and passenger killed in horror crash

Klerksdorp The road between Klerksdorp and Wolmaransstad was closed for hours on Friday 4 April after two people were killed in a horrific accident. One of the victims was a pedestrian who crossed the busy road without looking. According to Const Amogelang Mabihi, police spokesperson, the accident happened just after 14:00 when a pedestrian was knocked down.

Bloemhof under siege

Bloemhof is under siege after service delivery protests got out of hand this week. Unrest in the Boitumelong community turned to Bloemhof early on Monday 7 April with protestors threatening to took to the streets. They barricaded streets with burning tyres and stones and the N12 through town is closed for traffic. Schools closed and businesses had to close their doors during the protest.

Luiperds skors afrigter lewenslank

Potchefstroom – Die Luiperds Rugby Unie het voormalige afrigter van Vaal Reefs rugbyklub, Hennie ‘Tubbie’ van der Heever, lewenslank uit die sport geskors. Dit volg na ’n voorval op 22 Maart waar hy spelers van Klerksdorp rugbyklub bygedam en die skeidsregter aangerand het.

Griesel in Junie verhoor

Klerksdorp - Paul Vermaak Griesel wat daarvan verdink word dat hy sy verloofde verlede jaar vermoor het, sal in Junie verhoor word. Griesel het op Woensdag 2 April in die streekhof in die stad verskyn en instemmend vir landdros Joseph Melodi geknik toe sy saak uitgestel word na 20 Junie. Sy pa het die verrigtinge bygewoon, maar daar was geen teken van Cindy Müller se familie nie. Hulle het hom by ’n vorige hofverskyning uitgeskel.

98 was oud genoeg vir Hennie

Hennie Visagé het verlede jaar met sy 98ste verjaardag al verklaar dat 98 oud genoeg is vir hom. Hierdie week, ’n paar weke voor sy volgende verjaardag, is hy oorlede. Nes hy voorspel het.