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Taxi driver guilty of double murder
September 29 2014 at 16:34

A taxi driver accused of murdering his girlfriend and her mother was found guilty by the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court.

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Severe thunderstorms expected in SA
September 29 2014 at 13:03

Severe thunderstorms are expected in several provinces across the country, the SA Weather Service said.

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ET heritage site proposal nixed
September 29 2014 at 11:58

A proposal to turn slain AWB leader Eugene Terre'Blanche's home in Ventersdorp into a heritage site has been rejected.

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Campus an ‘apartheid enclave’
September 26 2014 at 07:42

The North West University's Potchefstroom campus is a hostile environment for non-Afrikaners, says Blade Nzimande.

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Quake-hit Khuma feels aandoned
September 23 2014 at 20:49

Residents of Khuma near Orkney say they feel abandoned by government as they try to rebuild more than a month after an earthquake hit the area.

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100 people, 48 hours to rescue man
September 22 2014 at 11:46

It took over two days for more than 100 people to save a man who had become wedged on a cliff near Rustenburg.

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Man trapped on Magaliesburg montains
September 20 2014 at 16:25

Rescue operations are underway in Rustenburg to free a man who is trapped on the Magaliesburg mountains, rescuers said.

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North West rapist gets three life sentences
September 20 2014 at 10:41

A man was sentenced to three life sentences for rape in the Rustenburg Regional Court.

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Ex-cop sentenced for stock theft
September 20 2014 at 10:39

A former police officer was sentenced to eight years imprisonment for stock theft, North West police said.

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Cops nail robbers inside bank
September 19 2014 at 17:16

Police arrested four suspects inside a bank they were attempting to rob, and eight suspects waiting in getaway vehicles.

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Residents beat armed robber to death
September 17 2014 at 21:48

Residents of Meriting, near Rustenburg, killed a man who was part of a group that allegedly robbed a Somali shop owner at gunpoint.

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16 illegal aliens escape from custody
September 17 2014 at 21:28

Sixteen undocumented immigrants have escaped from Rustenburg police station where they were being held, North West police said.

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Two sentenced for rape, kidnapping
September 17 2014 at 21:05

A man and a boy have been sentenced to 18 and 12 years' imprisonment respectively for raping and kidnapping a Lichtenburg woman.

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By-elections in seven provinces
September 16 2014 at 12:49

By-elections will take place in the Eastern and Western Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KZN, Mpumalanga and the North West.

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Nine held in weekend poaching busts
September 15 2014 at 19:39

Nine people were arrested in Limpopo and North West at the weekend for suspected rhino poaching.

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Police's role at Marikana questioned
September 11 2014 at 12:53

The police's role in the days before the shooting of 34 Marikana miners was in the spotlight at the Farlam Commission.

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Spotlight on Phiyega over Marikana details
September 10 2014 at 13:10

Riah Phiyega cannot remember the details of the plan to disarm Marikana miners, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.

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Charges against striking miners withdrawn
September 9 2014 at 18:04

Public violence charges against 32 Samancor Chrome mineworkers were withdrawn by the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court.

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Mining may contribute to disability levels
September 9 2014 at 16:26

The mining industry could play a role in the high levels of disability in the Free State, Northern Cape, North West, and Eastern Cape, statistician general Pali Lehohla said.

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Farlam inquiry accused of NUM alignment
September 9 2014 at 11:53

Ian Farlam cancelled Marikana inspection because of security concerns as miners labelled them “NUM people”.

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