Newspapers ABC Q4 2019: A lacklustre final quarter for newspapers

30 August 2021

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The decline in newspaper circulation continued in the last quarter of the Audit Bureau of Circulation of South Africa's results for 2019, with Q4 showing a decline of 4.7% on the previous quarter and 9.1% on the prior year.

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Taxi wars frustrate mineworkers

23 June 2021

Northam – A dispute between rival taxi associations negatively affected the mobility of local mine employees. On Tuesday 15 June, rival taxi operators from the Northam and Thabazimbi taxi associations blocked the road between the R510 and Chromite Smashblock following disagreements over operating routes. 

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Brand lê Piet se huis in puin

23 June 2021

Thabazimbi – ‘n Tragedie het Saterdagmiddag 12 Junie op Kromdraai afgespeel, toe Piet Prinsloo (71) van Plot 301 se hele huisie met al sy besittings afgebrand het.

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GO SIDNEY! Making us proud

23 June 2021

Northam – Sidney Tobias, captain and hooker of the local rugby club, Northam Rhinos, is one of the first club rugby players in more than a decade to be chosen for professional rugby. Sidney was invited by the Blue Bulls head coach, Jake White, to be part of the 2021 Vodacom Currie Cup Squad this season. 

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Should I bring a knife to a gun fight?

31 May 2021

“No firearm licences may be issued 
for self-defence purposes”

The cat’s out of the bag. The proposed bill, a long and complicated document, reads… “to provide that no firearm licences may be issued for self-defence purposes”. This part of the sentence has the nation up in arms… well, more specifically, those who own guns for the purpose of defending themselves and their loved ones against evil. 

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Truck brings traffic to standstill

19 May 2021

Thabazimbi – A truck swerved off the road and landed in a ditch on the Amandelbult road at the turn better known as ‘Stinkdraai’ just outside Thabazimbi on Thursday 6 May. Traffic came to a standstill as it took several hours to pull the truck out of the ditch. 

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Trauma Rescue, reg vir aksie in Thaba

19 May 2021

Thabazimbi –  Trauma Rescue is vanaf Woensdag 5 Mei amptelik reg vir aksie om te help waar nodig in Thabazimbi.
 

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Today 11 years ago
Cop arrested for attempted murder on farm

19 May 2021

On Monday 24 May 2010 Rebecca Malethokwa Mfisa and two other suspects appeared in the Schweizer-Reneke Magistrates’ Court, charged with attempted murder. Rebecca Maletlhokwa Mfisa, (then 34) was arrested on Friday 21 May after she and three men allegedly shot at a farmer on his farm outside of Schweizer-Reneke, Lieutenant-General Lesetja Ephraim Beetha said. A 36-year-old farmer arrived back at his farmhouse on Friday evening when he was shot at as he got out of his car. The farmer reacted immediately and returned fire upon which the suspects fled the scene.

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