Covid-19 day-to-day

20 March 2020

Rustenburg – The safety of children is our number one concern. Our lives as we know it and that of our children are seriously affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. People welcomed the drastic, but necessary, measures implemented by South African president Cyril Ramamphosa when he declared that all schools must be closed from Wednesday 18 March.

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Policeman accused of kidnapping granted bail

20 March 2020

Brits – A 45-year old police warrant officer, Simon Ndambi and his accomplice, Dipuo Mokwena, were each granted R500 bail by the Brits Magistrates’ Court when they appeared on kidnapping, extortion, attempted murder, common robbery and assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm charges. 
The two, who made their initial appearance on Tuesday 17 March, are expected back in the dock on 21 April.  

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Rains, heavy vehicles compound pothole woes 

20 March 2020

Rustenburg – The Rustenburg Local Municipality (RLM) said a significant increase in the number of vehicles travelling in and around the city over the past few years has increased the costs associated with the maintenance of road infrastructure.

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Covid-19: RLM cancels all public meetings

20 March 2020

Rustenburg – Following the announcement by the president of the Republic of South Africa his excellency Cyril Ramaphosa on the measures that will be implemented by government to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 commonly referred to as the coronavirus, a national state of disaster in terms of the Disaster Management Act, has been declared.

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Greet with your feet

13 March 2020

South Africa – The first case of the COVID-19 virus in South Africa was reported on Thursday 5 March and at the time of going to print, the number of reported cases grew to 17.

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Truck overturns, bystanders loot liquor

13 March 2020

Rustenburg – It was a free for all as alcohol flowed down the street on Wednesday 11 March when a truck carrying beer overturned on Gareth Roberts Avenue near Waterfall Mall. According to eyewitnesses, various bystanders started looting the truck and people running away with the beer could be seen all along the busy road.

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Become part of the solution

13 March 2020

Rustenburg – Simply complaining about the crime in your community will not make a difference. We all need to take an active role in the fight against crime.

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Man shot at his home in Cashan

13 March 2020

Rustenburg – A man was seriously injured during a shooting incident at his home in Cashan on Tuesday 10 March.

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30-year sentence for convicted rapist

06 March 2020

Rustenburg – A 28-year old man will spend at least 30 years behind bars after he was convicted of robbing and raping a woman in the Rustenburg central business district (CBD) in 2018. 

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Impala saves 12 500 jobs

06 March 2020

Rustenburg – The Implats Group has resumed dividend payments and delayed shaft closures following a continued strong operational and financial performance. 

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