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Rift Valley fever confirmed on farm

THE DEPARTMENT of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has confirmed a case of Rift Valley fever on a farm in the Jacobsdal area, about 100km...

Row brewing over ex-accused councillor

A ROW is brewing at Kgatelopele Municipality in Danielskuil after an ANC councillor was apparently instructed to step down to make way for a...

Eviction order a joke – miners

DESPITE two eviction orders hanging over their heads, hundreds of artisanal miners continue to operate in the vicinity of Kimberley amidst uncertainty over where...

Prosecutor back in the dock

THE FORMER State prosecutor who is charged with accepting a bribe after loaning money to an assault suspect is likely to know his fate...

Protector slams Sol over sewage

NO PERSON deserves to live for even a minute in these conditions - this is the message from the Public Protector to the Sol...

Sol workers get the‘fright of their lives’

MUNICIPAL workers were shocked to discover a Cape cobra in an electricity sub-station in Kimberley during an inspection yesterday.Sol Plaatje Municipality spokesperson, Sello Matsie,...

Three in court for Els murder

A CHARGE of murder was added to the list of charges against the three men accused of the brutal attack on well-known Kimberley businessman...

Airline on verge of collapse

SOUTH African Express (Sax) airlines has come under criticism from the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises for its failure to address operational challenges, such...

Malnutrition a leading cause of child deaths

INTERESTING statistics have emerged regarding the causes of death in the Kimberley (Frances Baard) area which shows that while HIV/Aids remains the the leading...

Men accused of killing teenager get trial date

THE TRIAL of the two men accused of killing a Kimberley teenager before setting his body alight, is scheduled to begin later this year.Twenty-year-old...

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