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Take a ‘selfie’ and stand a chance to win a ‘Bok jersey

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The excitement for the rugby World Cup is tangible and with the tournament starting this weekend, we are offering readers the chance to win a Springbok rugby jersey.

The same excitement and anticipation as in 1995 has gripped the country. For the majority of Springbok supporters it is a foregone conclusion that Siya Kolisi and his men will be in the final - and for this reason the planning for celebrations is already in the pipeline. But what would warm your heart even more than Siya holding up the William Webb Ellis trophy? Seeing him holding up that trophy while you are wearing your very own, official Springbok replica jersey! Get behind the Springboks in Japan by having your photograph on the back of a Springbok jersey in Japan by visiting the website (, click on the SA Rugby link and then register on THE URL from 19 September – 26 September. 50 registered participants will be randomly selected to have their selfie on the back of a Springbok players jersey during the round robin matches in Japan.
Over and above that, one lucky reader who registers will win a Springbok Rugby World Cup replica jersey.

What are you waiting for, enter now!

Crime scene in Adamayview

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Police are still gathering evidence at a crime scene in Adamayview where a couple was attacked last night.

Sgt Amogelang Mabihi, police spokesperson, confirmed that a couple were attacked in their home just after 20:00 last night (18 September). The 76-year-old man was overpowered outside the home when he went out to feed the dogs. “He was attacked with an unknown instrument and sustained serious injuries over his whole body,’’ she said.

His 48-year-old wife was strangled and raped. They received medical treatment and are still in shock after the ordeal.

Investigation continues.

“Prisoners in our homes”

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By Salomé Kotzé

Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - The Democratic Alliance in Matlosana has entered the fold to help Orkney residents who live in fear due to constant gunfights merely metres away from their homes. Cllr Chris Bester said he wants to ensure that SAPS intervenes in the violence that has erupted as a result of Zama-Zama miners fighting for territory in Orkney. Residents who stay in the surrounding areas of Lourenspark live in fear as there are constant shootouts taking place at night. Some even reported that bullets go through windows and walls of their homes at a community meeting on Monday 16 September.

To read the full story, read page 4 of our 20 September 2019 issue.

Homes torched in anger frenzy

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by Mohanoe Khiba

Klerksdorp Record, Khuma - Tension was at boiling point in Khuma on Tuesday 17 September where 7 houses were torched by angry community members. Six ANC ward councillors and one senior Matlosana municipal official are now homeless.

To read the full story, read page 3 of our 20 September 2019 issue.

On the run

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - Five men escaped from custody at the holding cells at the Klerksdorp Magistrates Court on Tuesday 17 September. According to Capt Afjee Botma, police spokesperson, the five man appeared in court earlier that morning and afterwards managed to escape.

To read the full story, read page 3 of our 20 September 2019 issue.

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