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  • TWO GET 35 YEARS FOR ROBBERIES, MURDER

    TWO GET 35 YEARS FOR ROBBERIES, MURDER

    On Friday, 21 August, Mkhize Patrick Phindile (23) and Lila Khanyisile (24) received a “hefty” sentencing of an effective 35 years imprisonment for a spate of robberies and the murder of Bright Kabelo Seroke at Meriting Ext 1 in February 2013...

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  • MARIKANA-PLAKKERS WAT GROND BESET NIE “PRIORITEITSMISDAAD

    MARIKANA-PLAKKERS WAT GROND BESET NIE “PRIORITEITSMISDAAD

    “As hul net kan besluit hul gaan my grond vat, wat keer hul om nie dieselfde te besluit oor my ander besittings?”...

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  • IMPLATS TONES DOWN CAPITAL EXPENDITURE AT 17 SHAFT

    IMPLATS TONES DOWN CAPITAL EXPENDITURE AT 17 SHAFT

    Impala Platinum (Implats) confirmed to the Rustenburg Herald on Tuesday, 25 August, that it has not halted work at its 17 Shaft. Instead, as was announced in February, the company has only slowed capital expenditure to strictly critical shaft-sinking activities...

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  • ANGLO SELLS IN CHILE, MORE JOB CUTS AHEAD

    ANGLO SELLS IN CHILE, MORE JOB CUTS AHEAD

    Anglo American Plc announced on Monday, 24 August, that it had concluded talks in the sale of its Norte SA copper mining operations in Chile to an investor consortium led by Audley Capital Advisors LLP for as much as $500 million.

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  • ANDRÉ DENOON STERF IN VLIEGONGELUK

    ANDRÉ DENOON STERF IN VLIEGONGELUK

    Die Rustenburgse vliegtuig- en motorfietsgemeenskap is steeds geskok en verslae na die dood van een van sy ware ambassadeurs - André Denoon - wat Saterdagoggend in ‘n fratsongeluk met sy ligte vliegtuig net buite Brits oorlede is...

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  • SAA lifts its hunting trophy embargo

    SAA lifts its hunting trophy embargo

    The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has accused South African Airways (SAA) of “quietly announcing” the lift on an embargo on the transportation of rhino, elephant, lion and tiger hunting trophies, retracting a ban which has been praised by conservationists...

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  • Eskom warns suppliers of scam

    Eskom warns suppliers of scam

    Power utility Eskom has warned its suppliers and companies it does business with, as well as any of its subsidiaries, of fraudsters operating under the guise of a business magazine called the Industrial World Business...

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  • Recycling for a better future

    Recycling for a better future

    South Africa produces roughly 540 million tonnes of waste per year, 95% of which ends up in rubbish dumps and landfills instead of recycling centres. Recycling one glass bottle saves enough energy to keep a 100 watt light bulb burning for 4 hours while recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to operate a TV for 3 hours...

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  • Separate Amplats listing could take "18 months"

    Separate Amplats listing could take "18 months"

    The separate listing of its non-core Rustenburg assets on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) could take Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) up to 18 months but may be the only option as no one seems interested in buying them...

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  • License disc renewal refusal not due to e-tolls

    License disc renewal refusal not due to e-tolls

    Justice Project South Africa (JPSA) has refuted claims that members of the public are being refused license disc renewals due to outstanding e-toll payments, calling the explanation “outrageous”. JPSA referred to an article in the national media over the weekend claiming that a resident of Gauteng was allegedly being refused a new license disc for his motor vehicle due to outstanding e-toll fees...

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  • SAPS Commissioners pledge support to Phiyega

    SAPS Commissioners pledge support to Phiyega

    The Board of Commissioners of the South African Police Service (SAPS) which represents the nine provincial commissioners, has pledged its support for National Commissioner of the SAPS, General Riah Phiyega, stating that attitudes toward Gen Phiyega were negative and “unfair”. As was reported in the Bonus newspaper of this week, President Jacob Zuma has received the response by the National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega regarding the recommendations of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry and will study it to determine whether any intervention is warranted...

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