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The Great Trek uncut – Escape from British Rule: Boer exodus from the Cape Colony,1836

The Great Trek uncut – Escape from British Rule: Boer exodus from the Cape Colony,1836

Book written by Robin Binckes   Did Retief’s camping next to a sacred tree under which Dingane’s father was buried, disturb the ancestors and contribute to his death? This book introduces new aspects on our history [...]

Hartbeespoort Dam, cleanest bill of health in years

Hartbeespoort Dam, cleanest bill of health in years

According to the department of water affairs the  Hartbeespoort Dam enters 2013 with the cleanest bill of health in years. Harties Metsi a Me  spokesperson Gerard Smit said  the Hartbeespoort Dam integrated biological remediation programme has [...]

Are we all not to blame?

Are we all not to blame?

by Deon van Huizen The tragic death of a young boy left the local community in shock. And anger. But could this tragedy have been prevented? Why did nobody see that there was something terribly wrong [...]

The day America died

By Rick van Rossum Oh yes, millions are in mourning. We’ve just seen the most expensive election in the history of the world, it cost $6 billion in cash, that’s more than 50 billion Rand. It [...]

Special Interest Groups…

with Rick van Rossum Not that they are that Special, just that I often think about them, specially. You know, like Local Authorities, Traffic Departments, Government, Eskom, Telkom, Licence Departments, Banks, all my favourites. I have [...]

Lack of skills responsible for power outages

Lack of skills responsible for power outages

Left: The vandalised new Ifafi sub-station that has never been in use. The much needed rain caused havoc in electricity supply in some areas of Hartbeespoort last week. First a feeder line from Tshwane was struck [...]

Donderdag

Donderdag

Something Rotten by Deon van Huizen I have fond memories of how I battled through “Hamlet” – taught by a teacher who disliked the “Rooinekke” immensely and had a bigger interest in the length of the [...]

More investigations into fraudulent Madibeng housing

More investigations into fraudulent Madibeng housing

A full investigation is to be conducted on allegations regarding fraudulent housing related issues and public safety concerns raised by Madibeng residents, the North West MEC for Human Settlements, Public Safety and Liaison, Nono Maloyi announced [...]

All for love of newborns

All for love of newborns

Cuddling cute little babies is something that Hartbeespoort based photographer Natasha Whiteley Rough loves doing and capturing special moments featuring these newborns is a passion which has earned her wide respect and appreciation, especially from parents. [...]

Court orders councillor be reinstated

Court orders councillor be reinstated

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria yesterday ordered that the suspended Madibeng municipal councillor Leon Basson be reinstated and that the Madibeng Municipality and the Speaker pay the costs of the application. The High Court [...]