Newspapers ABC Q4 2019: A lacklustre final quarter for newspapers

19 April 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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Helicopter crash into Crocodile River

21 January 2021

Brits – Hartbeespoort Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) responded to a distress call after a helicopter crashed near Brits on Sunday morning, 10 January.

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Sssnake shot & saved!

20 January 2021

Regorogile/ Thabazimbi – Local snake catcher Charles Jansen van Vuuren rushed to the scene after receiving a call from Thabazimbi Crisis Control Centre about a snake in Regorogile, on Wednesday 23 December.

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Burnt remains of man discovered in ditch

20 January 2021

Bela-Bela – A manhunt was launched for the killers of a man whose remains were found dumped in a ditch near Bela-Bela. Police have gathered that the victim was murdered before his body was burned. 
“The decomposing remains were discovered by a herdsman on Sunday 10 January along the R101 road next to the railway crossing – already in a state of decomposition,” said police spokesperson lieutenant colonel Mamphaswa Seabi.  

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Limpopo road accident stats

12 January 2021

Limpopo – Data from traffic stations in the Limpopo province shows that from 1 December 2020 to 4 January 2021, a total of 297 road accidents involving 407 vehicles occurred.

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More than 2,000 arrests in 8 days

12 January 2021

Limpopo – Police in Limpopo arrested 2,015 suspects for various offences during an eight-day clampdown conducted from Monday 28 December 2020 to Monday 4 January 2021.

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HFM making their mark!

12 January 2021

Thabazimbi – Did you know that 1,058,699 Grade 12 learners wrote their exams in 2020? Across the country more than 45,000 markers have started grading the 14 million scripts at the 181 marking centres across the country.

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Vehicle ploughs through graves

18 December 2020

Northam – The Thabazimbi Local Municipality (TLM) is appealing to community members who buried their loved ones at Northam cemetery to verify if their tombstones are amongst those damaged on Saturday 12 December. 

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CRIME STATS

18 December 2020

Limpopo – Contact crimes and cases of malicious damage to property in the Limpopo province increased during the second quarter of the 2020/2021 financial year, according to the provincial crime statistics released on Thursday 10 December.

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OUR LETTERS TO Santa

18 December 2020

Thabazimbi – Platinum Bushvelder’s employees are in awe with the beautiful and heartfelt letters to Santa, the children in our community entrusted us with. Thanks to generous donations from the business community and Len Lombard of Platinum Publishers, several children received an early Christmas gift.

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