Newspapers ABC Q4 2019: A lacklustre final quarter for newspapers

31 October 2020

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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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Funeral Industry Strike Pose Health Risk

18 September 2020

A large number of workers in the funeral industry across the country went on strike on Monday 14 September to demand improved working conditions, and higher remuneration and transformation in the industry.

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No bail for two arrested over pangolin

18 September 2020

Brits – Two of the three suspects arrested after failing to explain why they had a pangolin in their possession, were denied bail when they appeared before the Brits Magistrates’ Court on Monday 14 September.

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Unwelcome visitor relocated

18 September 2020

Koedoeskop – Local snake catcher Charles Jansen van Vuuren was called by Clemence Muzenda to a lodge near Koedoeskop on Wednesday 9 September to capture this unwelcome visitor. When Charles and his friend Renier Cronje arrived at the lodge, they found the python cooling off in the swimming pool.

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Clicks closed after threats

16 September 2020

Thabazimbi – Clicks stores nationwide has closed its doors from Monday 7 September after a threat by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party – in response to ‘controversial images’ that was published on the Clicks website. In other areas of the country stores were vandalised and even thrown with petrol bombs

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Farm attacker arrested

15 September 2020

Dwaalboom – Bosveld Misdaad Ondersoeke investigated a matter where workers were attacked on a farm near Dwaalboom on Thursday 27 August.

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Municipality installs prepaid water meters

15 September 2020

Northam – Prepaid water meters have been installed by the Thabazimbi Local Municipality (TLM) in Mojuteng and Lefika as the local governing body forges ahead with its service delivery projects. Residents living in these areas are now able to buy their water and manage their consumption. A similar project will be rolled out in Northam once discussions between the municipality and Northam Platinum Mine are completed.

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Thaba bikers take a stand

04 September 2020

Thabazimbi – Thousands of bikers gathered at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Saturday 29 August to protest against farm murders. Local bikers led by Frik Erasmus also attended the peaceful protests.

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Saving our ground-hornbills

04 September 2020

Thabazimbi – The southern ground-hornbill (Bromvoël in Afrikaans or Mahututu in Setswana) has been extinct in the Thabazimbi area for decades.

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IT’S SPRINGTIME!

04 September 2020

Thabazimbi – The first day of September is celebrated in the Southern Hemisphere as the start of spring. The new season brings warmer weather, vibrant colours and the hope of new beginnings.

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