Elandsfontein farm's lions safely recaptured

07 August 2020

Lichtenburg The Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism (DEDECT) confirmed that all 14 lions that escaped from a privately owned Elandfontein farm, 5km outside Lichtenburg along the R505 towards Ottoshoop on 31 July, were successfully recaptured.

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MY TAKE ON COVID-19

07 August 2020

It is important that all of us obey the COVID-19 regulations to support healthcare workers and other stakeholders working tirelessly to limit the spread of the virus. Platinum Weekly had a one-on-one with community members to gauge their feelings about COVID-19 and to find out what they do to protect themselves.  

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Rustenburg lost a voice of reason

07 August 2020

Rustenburg – Tuesday 4 August marks the passing of Farouk Saloojee, affectionately known as Baba.

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Busting the boredom blues for charity

07 August 2020

Rustenburg – Grandma Freda Grobler has been taking care of her four grandchildren Elbé, Minke, Adriaan and Nici Grobler during the lockdown. 

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Kidnapped baby rescued, suspect in court

07 August 2020

Brits – A 53-year old woman accused of kidnapping a six-week-old baby appeared before the Brits Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 5 August

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Parents play a vital role in learner education – Mandela Month

31 July 2020

South Africa – Eight out of every 10 children in South Africa can’t read properly.

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IN A SNAP!

31 July 2020

Rustenburg – Hats off to Rustenburg Photographic Society members Jacques McCarthy, Angelina van Rooyen and Simon Fletcher who won in their respective categories during their monthly meeting via Zoom on Wednesday 15 July.

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North West families find relief through Boxer’s 10c campaign

31 July 2020

North West – The Coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll in the North West. Hunger’s claws have clutched tightly onto the stomachs of families in towns and cities throughout the province.

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Waar daar ‘n wil is, is daar ‘n weg

31 July 2020

Rustenburg – Die dinamiese groep vrouens van die Vroue Landbou Unie (VLU) Kashané aand-tak het op Saterdag 18 Julie ‘n ‘in-ry’ vergadering gehou.

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Birds of Sudan and Guinea

31 July 2020

Rustenburg – BirdLife Rustenburg has continued with their monthly meetings throughout this time of restriction via ZOOM. This month was no exception and the meeting took place on Monday 27 July.

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