EASTER SYMBOLS AND TRADITIONS

As Easter approaches and the Easter Bunny gear up to come to visit everyone this holiday, you can’t help but wonder why this tradition started and how it has anything to do with the death of Jesus Christ. Although we don’t read in the Bible about the Easter Bunny or... read more

MISSING PERSON: SIPHO MATTHEWS TSONE

Sipho Matthews Tsone is an African male, 30 years of age.  He was last seen at about 19:30 on the 10th of February 2019, at no 13380 Chris Hani, Kanana. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Sipho Matthews Tsone is requested to contact the investigating... read more

ELECTIONS 2019 – RESULTS ON 11 MAY

South-African voters will know by Saturday, 11 May 2019, the outcome of the elections after they voted on Wednesday, 8 May. By the 15th of May, everyone will know who will represent them for the next five years. This was according to Mawethu Mosery, Provincial... read more

UPDATE:MISSING PERSON FOUND

MISSING PERSON!! An intellectually disabled male from Triest Centre is missing since last night. We know him as the friendly packer at MCC Spar. He did not return home from work last night. 30 yrs old male, Shaun Combrinck. If anyone has any information call Mary... read more

NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN THE NORTH WEST

Unemployed people from the North West province are set to benefit from the launch of Operation Ntsha Tlala, which aims to provide income transfers to poor households in the short to medium term. Led by the Department of Transport, under its Infrastructure Development... read more

Overvaal Stereo hou fees en almal is genooi

Overvaal Stereo hou musiekfees buite Klerksdorp by Grootbosch. Die Saterdag is daar 16 kunstenaars wat optree en dit kos slegs R120 per persoon vir die Saterdag. Kunstenaars soos Manie Jackson, Wynand en Cheree, Richard vd Westuizen, Andriette en vele meer kan in... read more

WIN A BURGER PARTY FOR 10

INSTRUCTIONS: There are between 5-10 burgers hidden on the Klerksdorp News website. You must find these burgers and screenshot them. A minimum of 5 burgers must be found to qualify for the competition. WhatsApp the screenshots to 066 080 9679 On the message please... read more

Tannie van Jeffreysbaai gevind

(artikel geskryf deur Gerardt Fouché, JBay Online News.) Die Rapport van Sondag 7 April se artikel Johann Botha van Noord Amerika wat skryf: “Kan iemand asb by my ma kuier?” het die land behoorlik aan die gons gehad. Al wat n inwoner is het boodskappe ontvang van hul... read more

MONSTER JAM® TRUCKS HEAD TO SA

Limited tickets available – book only from Computicket   Get ready for full throttle family fun when Monster Truck Juggernaut Monster Jam® tears through Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg for the first time ever!  With just weeks to go before the most... read more

ELECTRICITY SAVING TIPS

Eskom has issued steps consumers can take to save electricity as the colder weather grips South -Africa. “During the colder months, space heating can be responsible for up to 8% of an average household’s electricity usage. The current constrained electricity network... read more

USE ELECTRICITY SPARINGLY

Eskom has urged consumers to use electricity sparingly as the demand for power is expected to increase this week as cold weather gets a grip on parts of South Africa. “With colder weather conditions expected across the country and the demand of electricity projected... read more

ESKOM WARNS ABOUT LOADSHEDDING

Eskom just released their first warning that load shedding might not be a thing of the past. For the first time in more than two weeks, South Africans might be in the dark again. According to a statement is the system “under pressure” this week, because of the cold... read more

SOUTH AFRICA COUNTS DOWN TO ELECTION DAY

In exactly a month – South Africans will take to the polls for the 2019 National and Provincial Elections. Democratic national and provincial elections have taken place in South Africa every five years starting in 1994. Elections are an important way for people to... read more

HOME AFFAIRS WARNS OF ID VERIFICATION SCAM

Members of the public have been warned of people pretending to be Home Affairs officials so they can gain access to their homes to rob them. The scammers are in possession of letterheads purportedly from the Department of Home Affairs and claim the purpose of their... read more

PREGNANT PROTEA CRICKET PLAYER DIES IN CRASH

                       – Photo from Netwerk24 The Protea – women cricketer, Elriesa Fourie (25), died in a crash on Friday, the 5th of April, just outside of Klerksdorp, three weeks before the birth of her firstborn. The baby also didn’t make it. Her... read more

ELECTIONS: HOW TO APPLY FOR A SPECIAL VOTE

Registered voters who can’t vote on the 8th of May 2019, can apply on Thursday, 4th of April, until Thursday,18th of April, to make a special vote on the 6th or 7th May 2019. There are 2 categories for voters in South-Africa if they want to cast a special vote. The... read more

MAN ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF DRUGS

A 23-year-old man has been arrested after he was found in possession of drugs at N12 on the 2nd of April 2019 at 10:30. The members of the Tactical Response Team were conducting the routine stop and search on the busy road when they spotted a suspicious hitch-hiker.... read more

THE BEST OF THE BEST…

In 2018, the Klerksdorp News team decided to create a platform for the locals to vote for the best our town has to offer and we launched “The Best of the Best”. This dedicated page on our website consists of different polls where various categories and services could... read more

FUEL PRICES TO INCREASE ON WEDNESDAY

Consumers will have to dig deeper into their pockets, with Energy Minister Jeff Radebe announcing that fuel prices will increase on Wednesday. The fuel prices for April 2019 will be adjusted as follows: Petrol (93 Octane, ULP and LRP): 134.00 cents per litre (c/l)... read more

SAVE MONEY – USE ALTERNATIVE POWER SOURCES

South Africans have been urged to become more energy efficient by changing their usage behaviour and using complementary energy sources. While the usage of alternative energy strategies can minimise the impact of load shedding or grid outages, they can also assist... read more

SANRAL BOARD TO MONITOR E-TOLLS DECISION

The board of the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) will constantly monitor the decision to suspend the collection of e-toll debt and review it according to prevailing circumstances. The board on Tuesday passed an urgent resolution to suspend the process of... read more

EDWARD KIESWETTER NAMED NEW SARS COMMISSIONER

Former SA Revenue Service (SARS) deputy commissioner Edward Kieswetter has been appointed as the new Commissioner for South African Revenue Service (SARS). President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Wednesday that Kieswetter will lead the revenue service for the next five... read more

ID PHOTOCOPIES – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

It has happened countless of times – you go through all the trouble of making the thousands of copies of the required documents, certified it and filed it neatly – just to be informed that they can’t accept the documents. What a waste of time and patience… In order to... read more

MISSING PERSON: PAULINA SPANDEEL

Herewith the photo of the above mentioned missing person, Paulina Spandeel. She is a 41-year-old female.  She was last seen on the 8th March 2019 when she was on her way to work.  She works at number 10 shaft, Tau Lekoa Mine at Orkney.  The SAPS asked that anybody... read more
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