Laws to protect green infrastructure

01 December 2020

Rustenburg – The Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve (MBR) board representatives met with the directorate of environmental quality management of the Department of Environment, Economic Development, Conservation and Tourism (DEDECT) at the Kerk Street offices on Thursday 12 November.

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BURNING TYRES = WE DEMAND  

01 December 2020

Tlhabane – The North West Department of Health expressed their concern about the impact of a strike by community healthcare workers who want to be appointed as permanent government workers before the end of the year.

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What you need to know about debt collection

01 December 2020

SA – To be called a debt collector and to offer the services of a debt collector, a person must be registered with the Council for Debt Collectors in terms of Act 114 of 1998. Furthermore, the registration must be current. It is a criminal offence in terms of section 8(1) and section 25 of Act 114 of 1998 to claim to be a debt collector if not registered and in good standing with the Council for Debt Collectors.

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STOLEN HERITAGE

01 December 2020

Phokeng – The Kedar Heritage Lodge, Conference Centre and Spa, an internationally renowned showcase of 19th-century history, lost the statue of Phenyo to criminals in the early hours of Saturday 21 November. Phenyo, a Tswana Warrior, leaping off a rock was at the entrance to the lodge's reception.

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Foetus found in drainpipe

01 December 2020

Rustenburg – A 24 to 26-week-old foetus was found in a drainpipe on the morning of Saturday 21 November. According to police spokesperson captain Elsabé Augoustides, the foetus was found in a blocked drainpipe in Oliver Thabo drive. A case of concealment of birth is being investigated.

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A stand against crime

01 December 2020

Rustenburg – Not even the rainy weather could deter Rustenburg’s heroes from showing their support for the Rustenburg Mass Patrol Community weekend held from Friday 20 November to Sunday 22 November.

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Newly revamped CTM store now open for business at Magalies View

20 November 2020

Rustenburg – CTM Rustenburg has been completely refurbished to offer customers an upgraded shopping experience!

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Want to be a rap superstar?

20 November 2020

Rustenburg – Lethabo Mogale and Katlego Pule, aged 13 and 14 respectively, are aspiring rappers who are aiming for fame. The teenagers contacted Platinum Weekly on their own initiative, requesting exposure. Although they are still new in the music industry, their enthusiasm for rapping is contagious and they write and perform their own songs. The girls draw inspiration from talented artists like Nasty C and Nicki Minaj.

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Stress and ulcers

20 November 2020

Dr Hans Selye, the pioneer of stress research showed that there was a link between stress and the development of ulcers. Surprisingly, the Cornell Medical School found that alkaline not acidic foods irritated the stomach. Naturally found stomach acids, necessary to aid digestion, caused damage to the stomach wall when there was no mucous lining or when stress rather than the presence of food produced excessive stomach acids.

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Courage to Change jumble sale

20 November 2020

Rustenburg – Courage to Change will host a jumble sale every Wednesday from 12:00 to 15:00 outside Build It Platinum, 58 Nelson Mandela street, Rustenburg.

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