Farmer brutally murdered in Wolmaransstad

29 November 2019

Wolmaransstad – On Sunday 24 November, 67-year old farmer Schalk van der Merwe and his wife Lettie, were approached by five suspects pretending to buy sheep on their farm.
The couple was overpowered, and Lettie was forced into the house. She was assaulted and threatened with a firearm to hand over the keys to the safe. 

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Break the silence! 

29 November 2019

Rustenburg – The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign runs annually from 25 November to 10 December. To show their support for the campaign, the South African Police Service (SAPS) arranged a march through the streets of Rustenburg on Wednesday 27 November.

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R4million abalone-bust in Hekpoort

29 November 2019

Hekpoort/ Magaliesburg – On Monday 18 November, members of the West Rand Flying Squad acted on a tip-off about a suspicious truck traveling from Cape Town loaded with fresh abalone headed to a farm in Hekpoort near Magaliesburg. 
 

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Kidnapping cases skyrocket with 139% 

29 November 2019

SA – A stark reality... 16 people are being kidnapped or abducted in South Africa daily.
This represents an alarming increase in abduction crimes when compared to figures recorded by the police during previous years. 

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Spotting the elusive leopard in Pilanesberg

22 November 2019

Rustenburg – Ian Cumming, a member of the Rustenburg Photographic Society, netted a coveted spot on the Pilanesberg Leopard Project 2020 Calendar with this majestic photo of a leopard in Pilanesberg.

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Crime prevention tips for the festive season

22 November 2019

NW – Police in the North West province urge community members to be alert and on the lookout for any suspicious activities as we approach the festive season. 

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Thank you Naomi

22 November 2019

Rustenburg – Naomi Kleinschmidt Pasino, or ‘Tannie Naomi’ as she was fondly known, sadly passed away on Friday 15 November. 

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Implats’ Rustenburg and Marula operations reach wage settlement

22 November 2019

Rustenburg – Implats’ operating subsidiaries – Impala Platinum Limited’s Rustenburg operations and Marula Platinum Limited – have signed a three-year wage settlement with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) effective from 1 July 2019.

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Movember – changing the face of men’s health

15 November 2019

Rustenburg – In the month formerly known as November, over half a Million Mo-Bro’s and Mo-Sista’s across the world rally to raise funds and awareness for the often-ignored issues surrounding men’s health.

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R24 accident claims cyclist’s life

15 November 2019

Rustenburg – Rustenburg cyclist, Eon van Zyl, sadly passed away after he was hit by a vehicle on Sunday 10 November on the R24, just outside Rustenburg.

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