GREENER LAWNS THIS SUMMER

How to use magnesium sulphate for a greener, lusher lawn: Late August or early September is a very good time to give your lawn a root feed. You can use magnesium sulphate as a cost-effective manner to do this. Buying bulk makes it cheaper. It helps to get yellow grass... read more

DIVORCE COURT AND PARENTING PLANS

Photo: Internet When minor children are involved in divorce proceedings, parents need to draft a parenting plan to regulate the exercise of their rights and responsibilities with regards to the minor children before they will be able to approach the court for a... read more

CPF KLERKSDORP NEW EXCO TEAM

Photo: Provided CPF Klerksdorp had their Annual General Meeting on the 14th of August where the old Exco was disbanded and the new Exco elected. The event was well attended by various stakeholders as well as CPF members from other areas that came to observe the... read more

WANTED PERSON: TSHIAMO JAMES MOTAKE

Photo: Tshiamo James Motake Here is a photograph of 33-year-old Tshiamo James Motake. He is sought after by the police for an alleged three counts of rape and robbery reported in 2013 and 1 count of escaping from lawful custody. He escaped on 8 July 2014 from a police... read more

HANDY TIPS WITH DISHWASHING LIQUID

Photo: Internet One of the most common and cheapest cleaning detergents to be found in almost any household is dishwashing liquid.  Interestingly enough, you can use it for much more than simply cleaning your dishes.  Because it is a mild product, it is not as harsh... read more

3 ARRESTED FOR VARIOUS OFFENCES

POP members from left to right: Const Beauty Nkoana, Const Seleke Molete, Const Martin Mojahi, Sgt Shaka Mogapi, Const Katlego Mokoena, Sgt Harmans Tshofela, Const Kagisho Motsamai, Const Tshepo Radebe, Const Tshepo Shabangu and Const Itumeleng Chubisi. 3 suspects... read more

ACCUSED TO REAPPEAR IN COURT

Photo: Internet Mpho Masibi (38) and Boikie Diratsagae (53) are expected to reappear in the Stilfontein Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 10 September 2019 for possession of suspected stolen livestock. The pair made a first appearance in the same court on Monday, 12... read more

[WATCH] TIME TO DETOX

This easy four-ingredient detox blend is a great way to cleanse the body, especially now that summer is around the corner. All you need are Celery, Green Apples, Cucumber and Swiss Chard (a green leafy vegetable). Just blend all the ingredients together and enjoy this... read more

SAPS CELEBRATING WOMEN

As part of women’s month celebrations, Klerksdorp SAPS women held their Women’s Day at Donkiestal under the theme ‘Which hat are you wearing’. The purpose of the day was to reflect on oneself, to refresh and be refreshed and to understand the... read more

Amogelang Mabihi

What is your Professional Title? Sergeant Amogelang Mabihi, Communication Officer (Spokesperson) for Klerksdorp SAPS   Where did you grow-up? I was born and grew up at Kuruman.   Tell us how you first got involved in the SAPS: I was a second year Public... read more

HOW TO USE ACETIC ACID FOR CLEANING

Photo: Internet When you dilute water with 5% -10% acetic acid, you get White vinegar. It can be used to clean residue and to neutralize after floor stripper was applied to clean a floor. It may also be used as a cleaning detergent to remove limescale buildup on... read more

MEXICAN HOT CHOCOLATE

1 Cup Coconut Milk 1 Pinch of Cayenne Pepper 1 Pinch of Ginger 1 Tablespoon of Raw Cacao 2 Teaspoons of Coconut Palm Sugar 1 Pinch of Sea Salt/ Himalayan Salt Preparations: Switch on the stove. In a pot add the coconut milk. Add the Raw Cacao and stir well for... read more

PETROL PRICE TO INCREASE

Photo: Internet Cash strapped consumers will have to fork out more at the pumps as the petrol price is set to increase by 11 cents on Wednesday. The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy announced that a litre of 93 and 95 (ULP and LRP) will rise by 11 cents. The... read more

3 SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR DRUG POSSESSION

Photo: Public Order Policing members Constable Kagiso Motsamai, Const Sello Mabaso and Const Katlego Mokoena with drugs and money recovered. 3 Male suspects were arrested on 3 separate cases after they were found in possession of drugs at Ext 9, Khuma on the 1st... read more

RIEKIE KRAUSE

Our first woman for this month’s Woman’s Month Celebration is Riekie Krause. Klerksdorp News asked her a few questions to get to know this exceptional woman and how she changes the world – one step at a time. RIEKIE KRAUSE – FIGHTER FOR WOMEN... read more

SA HAS 3 OF THE WORST CITIES

Photo: Pexels According to News24, three South African cities are under the top 50 most dangerous cities in the world. These cities are included in a report from the Citizen Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice – a Mexico City-based advocacy group. Cape... read more

CELEBRATING WOMEN!

Photo: Pexels On Friday, the 9th of August, South Africa celebrates National Women’s Day. In South Africa, we have a special celebration for women and we celebrate women in society’s part to achieving freedom in South Africa – more specifically, to remember the... read more

SIX SUSPECTS APPEAR IN COURT

Six suspects appeared before the Orkney Magistrates’ Court today, for allegedly dealing in drugs and unlawful possession of ammunition (Fire Arms Control Act: Act 60 of 2000). This court appearance emanates after members of Provincial Organised Crime and the... read more

DRUG BUST SUCCESSFUL

 Kanana – 6 men, aged between 19 and 28,  were arrested by Klerksdorp Tactical Response Team (TRT) at Ext 6 Kanana after they were found with Mandrax tablets at about 13:45 on the 29th July 2019, according to Sgt Amogelang Mabihi, spokesperson for the SAPS of... read more

LUXURY VEHICLE WRECKED IN CRASH

On Monday morning, 29 July, a luxury vehicle drove off the bridge on the Joe Slovo road near CTM, totalling the vehicle. The luxury vehicle was a Mercedes Benz E- Class AMG. It is still unclear what caused the accident. The driver sustained minor injuries in the... read more

VARIOUS SUSPECTS ARRESTED OVER THE WEEKEND

As part of stamping the authority of the state, police in the Province have arrested a number of suspects for various offences over the weekend. The arrests emanated from high-density crime prevention operations that started on Friday, 26 July 2019 until the early... read more

PANEL RELEASES LAND REFORM REPORT

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza, accompanied by members of the panel, released the report on Sunday. The Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture has proposed for the amendment of the Constitution that clarifies that... read more

SUMMER BODIES ARE MADE IN WINTER

How to keep your fitness goals firmly on track It’s that time of the year when winter embraces us in an icy grip and our beds seem like the only place to be. This is exactly why few of us consider keeping up a regular gym routine. However, we still want to look fit... read more

MILNER HIGH CELEBRATING AFRIKAANS

Today Milner celebrated Afrikaans day. Each learner received a koeksister, and some classes were equipped with boiling water so the learners could make themselves a nice cup of coffee in the icy weather. We are proud to have Afrikaans as a subject and strive to instil... read more

GINGER, TUMERIC & THE ORAC VALUE

Thrive Organic Kitchen hosted its first Organic Cooking Class on Wednesday, the 10th of July. Renata discussed Ginger and Tumeric, the health benefits of using it, as well as the high ORAC value it has. The ORAC unit (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity), ORAC value,... read more

NORTH WEST POLICE CELEBRATES MANDELA DAY

In celebrating Mandela Day, the Provincial Commissioner of the North West, Lt Gen Baile Motswenyane, adopted Tshupane Primary School in Ikageng, near Potchefstroom. The School has approximately 1200 learners and many are orphans, being raised by grandparents. The... read more

CANNABIS IN THE WORKPLACE

Photo: Internet The “grass” is not always so green- cannabis in the workplace With the Constitutional Court decriminalising the use of cannabis, we can expect more labour cases to surface. The consequences of the private use of cannabis in the workplace is a new and... read more

SENWESTERS DO THEIR SHARE ON MANDELA DAY

  Thursday, 18 July 2019, was the tenth celebration of International Nelson Mandela Day, Madiba’s birthday. As usual, Senwesters committed themselves to a 67-minute action which will bring about a sustainable change in the community. Personnel of the Senwes... read more

KLERKSDORP BUURTWAG FORUM REAGEER OP BRIEF

Ingevolge die brief aan die redakteur rakende die Roosheuwel Buurtwag in die Klerksdorp Record van 17 Julie, sal Klerksdorp Buurtwag Forum graag wil reageer. Buurtwagte in Klerksdorp dien onder die vaandel van die Klerksdorp Gemeenskap Polisieëring Forum en is... read more

LENDING A HAND FOR MANDELA DAY

Photo: SANews South Africans and people the world over will today roll up their sleeves and lend a hand in their communities to mark the 10th anniversary of International Nelson Mandela Day. Celebrated annually on Mandela’s birthday, 18 July, the 2019 leg comes on... read more

VOLCANO EXPERIMENT FOR KIDS

Photo: Internet   Science can be a very fun experience for kids if we make it fun for them. We have a quick and easy experiment for you to do with your children, using very few ingredients and not causing too big of a mess. In this article, we will guide you with... read more

KISWAHILI TO BE INTRODUCED IN SA SCHOOLS

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the Council of Education Ministers has agreed to introduce Kiswahili as a subject in South African schools.  Motshekga said this when she briefed the media ahead of leading a debate on the department’s budget vote in... read more
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