Vicious attack on elderly Kimberley resident

A good Samaritan was brutally attacked in another vicious assault on an elderly Kimberley resident.

The victim, 70-year-old Cynthia Chaplin, is in a stable condition in high care at the Mediclinic Gariep.

The assault is one of several criminal incidents in the Belgravia/Herlear area this week. It also comes shortly after the brutal attack on Piet Els and his partner, Magrietha ‘Rikkie’ Alsemgeest, on Els’ farm just outside Kimberley.
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#PLAASAANVAL:  Erg Aangerande Boer Loop 1 Km Om Hulp Te Ontbied

’n Erg aangerande boer wat saam met sy vrou op hul plaas in die Noord-Kaap deur drie rowers oorval is, het Vrydag sowat ’n kilometer geloop om hulp by sy bure te soek.
“Die rowers het hul selfone, bankkaarte en voertuig gesteel. Dit was die enigste manier waarop hy hulp kon ontbied,” sê Hennie van Vuuren, die egpaar se buurman.
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Massive police hunt after brutal farm attack outside Kimberley

A massive police hunt has been launched after a well-known businessman and diamond dealer, Piet Els, was brutally attacked on his farm outside Kimberley last night. Els and his partner, Magrietha (Rikkie) Alsemgeest (67), the owner of Kimberley Clothing, are currently being treated in the emergency department of Gariep Mediclinic where they are expected to […]
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DA councilor suspended after social media calls for bikers to die a gruesome death

According to News24, a Democratic Alliance councilor in the Northern Cape Province has been suspended after he took to social media on Sunday and called for all motorcyclists to die gruesome deaths. Ockert Fourie (no relation), the councillor for the Sol Plaatje Municipality – an area that includes the famous mining city of Kimberley, wrote […]
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Controversial billion rand mental hospital becoming white elephant

The DA is concerned that a number of factors are threatening the operationalization of the new mental hospital in Kimberley, placing it at a very possible risk of becoming a white elephant. These factors include an obvious lack of funds coupled with internal management issues at the Northern Cape Health Department and within provincial government. […]
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Noord-Kaapse LUR van gesondheid moet opdok vir bejaarde se onderbeen

Die Noord-Kaapse LUR van gesondheid is Woensdag in die hooggeregshof in Kimberley beveel om die mediese en regskoste te betaal van ’n bejaarde man wat sy onderbeen weens mediese nalatigheid verloor het. Regter Mpho Mamosebo het in haar uitspraak gesê dit ontstem haar dat ’n kundige soos dr. Qebelo Maseme, wat vir die LUR getuig […]
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