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Taxi driver dies, learners injured

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by Mohanoe Khiba

Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - Nine learners were admitted to two hospitals in Klerksdorp following a head-on collision between a minibus taxi transporting them to school and an empty taxi on his way back to Jouberton early on Tuesday morning 13 August. The driver of the empty taxi died on the scene. His body was trapped inside the vehicle after it overturned and had to be removed with the Jaws of Life.

To read the full story, read page 3 of our 16 August 2019 issue.

Ligte aardbewing sorg vir benoude oomblikke

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Klerksdorp Rekord, Klerksdorp - Geen berigte van beserings en ernstige skade is ontvang na die ligte aardbewing op Saterdagaand 10 Augustus nie. Op Facebook het enkele mense vertel van krake in mure en gebreekte vensters, maar eintlik was dit maar net ‘n paar benoude sekondes.

To read the full story, read page 3 of our 16 August 2019 issue.

Municipal offices closed

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - The Mayibuye Centre that houses the Matlosana Local Municipality’s Library and Finance was closed earlier this week when a burst water pipe caused it to flood. The municipal spokesperson Ntswaki Makgetha said: “City of Matlosana would like to apologise to Matlosana residents for the inconveniences experienced to the delay of service delivery. "

To read the full story, read page 5 of our 16 August 2019 issue.

Factions in ANC bring council to halt

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - The Matlosana Municipality’s ability to render services to residents is under the spotlight after the DA and Irasa complained about crucial meetings not being held or cancelled on short notice. This comes after several portfolio committees and council meetings could not be held due to disruptions from the ANC caucus.

To read the full story, read page 4 of our 16 August 2019 issue.

Maxi sterf 3 weke na haar 95ste verjaardag

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Klerksdorp Rekord, Klerksdorp - Maxi Odendaal het drie weke gelede haar 95ste verjaardag gevier en nog vertel sy weet nie wat sy gaan doen as sy nou rêrig oud word nie. Kort na haar verjaardag is sy op Dinsdag 6 Augustus stil in haar slaap oorlede nadat sy gekla het sy is baie moeg en in die private hospital Wilmedpark opgeneem is.

To read the full story, read page 4 of our 16 August 2019 issue.

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