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Cops on scene of suspected murder scene at retirement complex

The police in Polokwane have confirmed that the 80-year-old Jakkie Grobler was murdered at her home in a retirement village in the city yesterday morning. In a...

Deacon murders: Do you know ‘Owen’?

POLOKWANE – A team of investigators that was assembled to track down the murderers of Polokwane businesswoman, Lizette Deacon and her mother Hettie, made a...

‘Tax refunds can pay debt’

The South African Local Government Association (Salga) has proposed that legislation be amended to allow SARS to divert tax refunds from individuals who owe money to...

We appreciate our frontline workers: Command Council

During last Tuesday’s meeting of the Capricorn District Command Council (DCC), Chairperson, John Mpe took the opportunity to express his appreciation towards frontline...

Be aware of human trafficking

Human trafficking is a thriving illicit industry that has people across the world fearing for their lives. Polokwane Observer spoke to Hiadee von Well, civil...

Funeral parlour strike: closures ‘fear-driven’

More than 3 000 funeral industry employees countrywide have started to down tools on Monday, refusing to collect corpses from both government, private hospital and...

Clicks to donate sanitary towels, masks and sanitiser to rural areas

National retailer Clicks withdrew all TRESemmé products from its shelves following last week’s closure of more than 300 stores countrywide by the EFF in protest to a...

Old Seshego road to open for commuters

Residents of Mohlakaneng and all phases of Luthuli Park will no longer have to travel long distances to catch a taxi to the city. This comes after the completion of the...

MEC: The violence stops now

Now is the time: the fight against gender-based violence will be intensified and violent crimes in general will be reduced. This was the commitment made by the MEC for...

Deacon murder case to resume on 25 September

The two accused in the murder trial of Lizette Deacon and her mom, Hettie, appeared in the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court today. Advance Amid (30) and Casper Mudau...