READY, SET… VOGUE!

‘Before it’s in fashion, it’s in Vogue’ The November Issue – which was the theme for the 2019 Platinum Fashion Festival – gave designers a chance to showcase their fashion looks right out of Vogue and straight on the runway. It was time for the North West... read more

ILLICIT MINING TASK TEAM ARRESTS DUO

Image: Internet As part of dealing with activities relating to illicit economy, the Illicit Mining Task Team consisting of various police units and security companies, arrested two more suspects in the evening on Sunday, 10 November, for possession of gold-bearing... read more

2 SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH ROBBERY

Image: Internet Two male suspects have been arrested in connection with a business robbery which happened at a tuck shop at Alabama on the 6th of November at 14:50. It is alleged Tshepang Matsheng (25) and Bongani Ernest Khomphela (23) who used a red Nissan Sentra to... read more

SAPS OFFICIALLY HANDS OVER VICTIM FRIENDLY ROOM

SAPS, in partnership with Peermont (Rio Casino), held an official handing over of the Victim-friendly Foom at Kanana SAPS on the 7th of November. The event was attended by the Deputy Klerksdorp Cluster Commander, Brigadier (Brig) Peter Juma, the Station Commander for... read more

ESKOM HARD AT WORK TO KEEP THE LIGHTS ON

Image: Internet While some generation units have returned from planned maintenance, measures are being taken to replenish Eskom’s pumped storage and diesel generators as part of efforts to keep the lights on. “Eskom has since Monday, increased its usage of its pumped... read more

DROUGHT TRANSFORMS NORTH WEST INTO DESERT

Image: News24 / The farm Erfnishoek in the Tosca surroundings in the North West almost looks like a desert due to the drought. According to News24 farmers in the North West are hopeful that the rains that fell in parts of the province this weekend, might be an... read more

KLERKSDORP MATRICS MOVED BECAUSE OF VIOLENCE

Image: Internet / The matrice finals exams are currently underway. According to News24 North West’s Department of Education spend about R 11 million so that matrics in gang afflicted neighbourhoods in the Klerksdorp- area can go and write their exams safely somewhere... read more

ONE & HALF SALON

This cosy salon, with its bright orange walls and unique name, is the perfect place to get your hair done. The owner opened One & ½ Salon in October 2018. She saw a need for a black hair boutique in the area and decided to open her own salon. She considered it a... read more

SAPS HONOUR MEMBERS

Klerksdorp cluster under the command of Major General Suzette Pretorius held its medal parade on the 30th October at Potchefstroom Banquet Hall. The purpose of the event is to honour and recognize prolonged, loyal and faithful service rendered by members of the South... read more

FUEL PRICE SET TO DROP IN NOVEMBER

Image:Internet Fuel prices are set for a slight drop in the wake of oil price retreats in October. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). “The... read more

INSUBORDINATION

Dismissed / Dismissal for Insubordination? Insubordination means refusal to obey and/or take lawful and reasonable instruction. It is commonly known that an employee must obey the employer’s lawful and reasonable instructions, however, it is not always the case that... read more

SABC TO BROADCAST RWC FINAL

Image: Internet South Africans will be able to watch the 2019 Rugby World Cup final between South Africa and England on SABC 2. This follows an agreement reached between the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and SuperSport. “The South African Broadcasting... read more

BEHAVIOUR CHANGE KEY TO WATER CONSERVATION

Image: Internet If every citizen plays their part to save water, the country will be able to avert water-shedding, says Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu. “Water users must do whatever is necessary to ensure that water is conserved. There will not be a need... read more

BUSINESS OWNERS URGED TO BE VIGILANT

Image: Internet  As the festive season approaches, police in the province would like to urge business owners to be vigilant and proactive in a bid to curb business robberies. A number of successes were achieved on cases which were reported last week. In an incident on... read more

THIEVES STEAL KEURHOF BUS

Image: Sowetan Live  According to Sowetan Live, thieves made off with a branded 62-seater bus from a special needs school at Klerksdorp. Police spokesperson, Amogelang Mahibi, said the bus was last seen parked at Keurhof School around 3 pm on Wednesday. She also said... read more

31 SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR ILLEGAL MINING

Image: Internet The Illicit Mining Task Team arrested 31 suspects in the evening on Tuesday, 22 October 2019, for illicit mining, attempted murder and possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition. The suspects were arrested at Vaal Reefs 2 Shaft, near Orkney, after... read more

1 000 TREES TO BE PLANTED IN KLERKSDORP

Extended partnership with Food & Trees for Africa shows greater reach can effect positive change in more communities. Trees sustain all beings on Earth. They are the largest plants on the planet, and by far the most efficient, cost-effective way of tackling the... read more

MATRICS: EXAM DAY TIPS

Image: Pexels For most matrics the nationwide National Senior Certificate ( NSC) – exam begins today. Matrics started the exams on 09:00 with English Home Language, English First Additional Language or English Second Additional Language. For the next four weeks... read more

BROTHERS ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED MURDER

Image: Internet The vigilance of the Potchefstroom Flying Squad members led to the apprehension of two brothers, aged 30 and 38, late in the evening on Monday, 21 October 2019, for the alleged murder of a 26-year-old woman. According to information available at police... read more

NWU CONFIRMS MENINGITIS CASE

Image: Shutterstock According to News24 an isolated case of meningitis has been confirmed at North West University’s Potchefstroom campus. Bertie Jacobs, the institution’s spokesperson, said in a statement that a fourth-year student was admitted to a local... read more

COMMON ROBBERY IN CBD MAJOR CONCERN

Image: Internet Common robbery in the CBD is still a major concern to the police in Klerksdorp with robbery of cellphones being one of the contributing factors. The significance of placing small valuables like cellphones and wallets out of criminals’ sight... read more

NO LOAD SHEDDING ON MONDAY

Eskom says no load shedding is expected today and the probability of load shedding is low for the week. However, the power company on Monday said the system remains constrained and vulnerable, and any unexpected shift, such as unplanned breakdowns, could result in... read more

STAGE 2 LOAD SHEDDING THIS AFTERNOON

Image: Internet Eskom says it has had another major setback at its Medupi Power Station based near Lephalale in Limpopo and will be implementing Stage 1 load shedding from 9 am to 12 pm midday and thereafter revert to Stage 2 load shedding until 11 pm. While last... read more

ESKOM APOLOGISES

Image: Internet Power utility Eskom said it is hopeful that the early warning on load shedding will assist South Africans, businesses, and the Department of Education to plan accordingly, and to minimize individual risk. This as the power utility implements day two of... read more

10 TIPS TO STAY SAFE DURING LOADSHEDDING

Image: Internet On Wednesday, 16 October, Eskom announced that it will have to implement stage 2 load shedding due to a shortage of capacity. This will be the first time since March that Eskom implements load shedding in South Africa. Christelle Colman, Old Mutual... read more

TRIO ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF DRUGS

Image: Provided / Members from left to right: Constable Thabo Segapo, Cst Tshepo Radebe, Cst Katlego Mokoena, Cst Maleho Sethibe, Cst Tshepo Shabangu (seated) Cst Sello Mabaso and Cst Kagisho Motsamai ( seated), Sgt Shaka Mogapi, Sgt Kitse Kgaratsi, Cst Martin Mojahi,... read more

ESKOM IMPLEMENTS STAGE 2 LOAD SHEDDING

Image: Internet Eskom has implemented Stage two rational load shedding from 9 am until 11 pm. This, the power utility said in a statement, comes as its electricity system has been severely constrained this week. “As a result of the loss of additional generation,... read more

POLICE SEARCH FOR MISSING CHILD CONTINUES

The Police in Potchefstroom has launched a search operation after the disappearance of  16-year-old Boitumelo Phoko of Ikageng, near Potchefstroom. Boitumelo was last seen on Monday, 30 September, when she allegedly boarded a taxi from Wolmaransstad to Potchefstroom,... read more

SAPS SEARCHES FOR POLICE TRAINEES

Image: Internet The South African Police Service (SAPS) has embarked on a nationwide recruitment process to attract youth between the ages of 18 and 30, to join the Service as police trainees for the 2019/2020 Basic Police Learning Development Programme (BLDP) intake.... read more

SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR MURDER OF YOUNGER BROTHER

Image: Internet A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of his younger brother, Mojalefa Mathushe (13), which occurred around August 2019. Mojalefa Mathushe was reported missing after he left with his elder brother in the early hours of the... read more

TWO SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR MURDER

Image: Internet  Two male suspects have been arrested following the murder of two women, estimated to be aged 25 – 30, which occurred at Ext 11 Khuma in April 2018. This happened during a shoot out in which the two women were declared dead on the scene. The 3rd... read more
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