elderly Mooinooi couple survives farm attack

08 April 2024

Mooinooi – Karina and Danny Albrecht, an elderly couple residing on a smallholding just outside Mooinooi, fell victim to a brutal farm attack in the early hours of Wednesday, 27 March 2024. 

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Freedom of movement laws… 
WHEN THE RIGHT TO OBSERVE CROSSES A LINE

02 April 2024

Rustenburg – An inquiry from a concerned Platinum Weekly reader brought to light a scenario that many find unsettling: the balance between the freedom of movement laws and the right to privacy in one’s own home.

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Koster’s Post Office Stamped out

22 March 2024

Koster – It’s no secret that the South African Post Office (SAPO) has been on a bit of a downward spiral, but the whole situation has gone from bad to “you’ve got to be kidding me.

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KIDNAPPING
You could be the next victim

18 March 2024

Alarming increase in kidnappings 
Recent police statistics have unveiled a disturbing increase in kidnapping incidents, with a staggering 4,000 individuals reported kidnapped across the country within the July to September 2023 timeframe.

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HIPPO ALERT
REPORT SIGHTINGS TO 083 761 7497
 

11 March 2024

Rustenburg – A remarkable sight unfolded on Monday morning, 4 March 2024, as motorists near the Kroondal offramp on the N4 were greeted by an unusual pedestrian – a hippopotamus.

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KROONDAL’S ILLEGAL MINERS FACE THE LAW

04 March 2024

Rustenburg/ Kroondal – In a significant operation, Kroondal witnessed a crackdown on illegal mining (Zama Zamas) on Tuesday 20 February 2024. 

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Art, heart, and community

26 February 2024

Rustenburg – On a vibrant Saturday morning, 17 February 2024, Rustenburg turned into a canvas of dreams for promising young artists of the community, thanks to Three Star Powertrade’s awesome Graffiti Wall competition.

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A walk home almost cost him his life

19 February 2024

Rustenburg – In the usually peaceful Protea Park neighbourhood, where you often see community members walking their pets, and young and old jogging down the road, an appalling attack in Maroela Avenue has rattled the community. 

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