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Bloody Easter on SA farms

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Klerksdorp Record, Potchefstroom - The spate of farm attacks in the country over Easter weekend have again put the spotlight on safety in rural areas. A second fatal farm attack took place in one week in the Potchefstroom area. 

To read the full story, read page 4 of our 26 April 2019 issue.

“No elections in Matlosana”

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by Mohanoe Khiba

Klerksdorp Record, Jouberton - A furious Matlosana Community Forum declared that there will be no election in this area, unless President Cyril Ramaphosa comes to hear their grievances. The situation became violent on Monday 22 April in Jouberton and Alabama when people started looting shops belonging to foreign nationals.

To read the full story, read page 3 of our 26 April 2019 issue.

New unit offers critical care

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By Danie Jacobs

Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - The Life Anncron Hospital is celebrating its golden jubilee where it was started by Annatjie Cronje a half century ago. Fifty years later, the hospital boasts a world class cardiac unit. The unit, one of only two in the province, is fully completed and functional. The brand new 16-bed critical care unit was officially opened on Tuesday 23 April with Prof Luke Binu, Chief Specialist Physician at the Tshepong Hospital, as the main speaker.

To read the full story, read page 3 of our 26 April 2019 issue.

Afrika kampioen

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Jeané Visser is in Hoërskool Wesvalia en ‘n Afrika kampioen in hoogspring. Sy het ‘n goue medalje verower tydens haar deelname in Abidjan in die Ivoorkus by die CAA African U18 & U20 atletiek kampioenskappe. Sy het ‘n hoogte van 1.73m gespring. Haar afrigter, Louise Knoetze is by haar.

Springbok se pienkvoet gebore

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Klerksdorp Rekord, Klerksdorp - Die Rugbyspeler, André Esterhuizen en sy vrou, Màbea se babaseuntjie is gebore. André en Màbea is albei trotste Klerksdorpers, maar woon die afgelope paar jaar in Durban waar André vir die Sharks uitdraf. Baba Liam het op 3 April sy opwagting gemaak. 

To read the full story, read page 4 of our 26 April 2019 issue.