Swine fever in the air

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Stellalander-Schweizer-Reneke – It has recently been reported that there is an outbreak of African swine fever in the Northwest. The Ipelegeng Village is one of the areas which has been affected by this outbreak and more than three hundred and twenty pigs had to be put to death.

For the full story, read our 22 June 2016 edition.      

More political parties for NW

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Stellalander-Vryburg - 15 of the 30 political parties registered with the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in the North West Province here, are brand new. The new parties will be contesting for the first time in the upcoming local government elections on August 3 this year.

For the full story, read our 15 June 2016 edition.      

SARS WARNS AGAINST TAX SCAMS

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Stellalander - Pretoria - The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has noted a few incidents of scam artists that pretend to be representatives from SARS that have approached unsuspecting small businesses enterprises to demand ‘outstanding payments’ on undeclared taxes. Over the last few months, there has been a few incidents that have been reported to SARS of scam artists that have demanded money to wipe off debts.

For the full story, read our 8 June 2016 edition.      

Raising Child Protection Awareness

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Stellalander-Vryburg - The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development in the Northwest Region, in partnership with stakeholders is taking part in the 2016 Child Protection Week Awareness Campaign to honor and celebrate children. The department is commissioned to advocate for justice and among other responsibilities to provide for the promotion of the rule of law.

For the full story, read our 1 June 2016 edition.      

RELOCATION OF THE DEEDS OFFICE TO MMABATHO - YES OR NO

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Our politicians once again want to relocate the Deed Office in Vryburg to Mmabatho. The relocation of the Deeds Office is a very serious matter that will have devastating effects in the Vryburg Region. Needless to say that this is one of the major pillars of the infra structure of the district and plays a very important role in creating job opportunities.  The town has grown around the Deeds Office for more than 130 years and to remove the Deeds Office will definitely impact negatively on the status of the town.

For the full story, read our 25 May 2016 edition