News: Local

Wanted for questioning

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The Hawks released a photograph of a man they believe can assist them with information regarding a daring heist where millions worth of gold concentrated were stolen in Stilfontein recently.

The North West province Hawks spokesperson, Capt Tlangelani Rikhotso, appeals to anyone who recognised the man or know of his whereabouts to contact the police. “The unidentified man might assist us  with information regarding an armed robbery that took place in Stilfontein in February this year where gold concentrate worth approximately R35 million was stolen,’’ she said. 

Security guards transported the gold concentrate on 18 February when they were ambushed by an unknown number of armed suspects who took the gold concentrate and fled the scene.

Anyone with information is urged to call W/O André Matthyser on 082 856 1402 or call Crime Stop on 08600 10111. Information will be treated confidentially.

 

ANC retains its victory

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - Despite threats to disrupt Election Day in the Kosh Area voting continued smooth without disruption. Voters woke up to rainy weather on Wednesday 8 May that cleared up in the afternoon. Voting stations were never really very busy and queues lasted not more than ten minutes.

To read the full story, read page 3 of our 17 May 2019 issue.

Nation in conversation

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - Nation in conversation is going from strength to strength. This year’s edition was launched at Senwes on Monday 13 May and there will be talks every day at Nampo up to Friday 17 May. The launch was livestreamed on youtube and at Nation in conversation on Facebook and all talks will be too.

To read the full story, read page 5 of our 17 May 2019 issue.

AngloGold Ashanti is leaving SA

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - AngloGold Ashanti will dispose of its remaining assets in SA. The company did not give any timelines when they announced it last week. The company said it would rather invest elsewhere than spend money to extend the lives of SA mines.

To read the full story, read page 4 of our 17 May 2019 issue.