NEWS IN BRIEF

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KIMBERLEY Premier Sylvia Lu­cas is cur­rently in hos­pi­tal, where she will un­dergo a “mi­nor med­i­cal pro­ce­dure”.

Spokesper­son for the Of­fice of the Premier, Bron­wyn Thomas-Abra­hams, stated yes­ter­day that the out­come or re­sult of the pro­ce­dure would de­ter­mine whether the premier would need time off or not. She added that if needed, an act­ing premier would be ap­pointed.

She also in­di­cated that the premier would be pro­vided with se­cu­rity in line with the SAPS pro­to­col for Of­fice Bear­ers.

Thomas-Abra­ham wished the premier a speedy re­cov­ery.

PHUTANANG The SAPS are of­fer­ing a re­ward of R20 000 for any pos­i­tive in­for­ma­tion that could lead to the ar­rest and suc­cess­ful con­vic­tion of the sus­pect/s re­spon­si­ble for the mur­der of a 30-yearold-man from Phutanang, who was shot in the head near the rail­way track in Colville on Oc­to­ber 21.

The de­ceased was walk­ing with a friend when he was ap­proached by five sus­pects.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion is re­quested to call De­tec­tive War­rant Of­fi­cer Pa­trick Dibebe on

082 302 0407 or the near­est po­lice sta­tion or call the Crime Stop Line 08600 10111.

All in­for­ma­tion will be treated with the strictest of con­fi­dence.

KIMBERLEY The McGregor Mu­seum in At­las Street and the Dug­gan-Cronin Gallery will be closed from Fri­day Novem­ber 17 un­til 9am on Mon­day Novem­ber 20 due to a rou­tine pro­gramme of fu­mi­ga­tion.

The house museums, Dun­luce and Rudd House, will be closed from 2pm on Novem­ber 16 un­til Novem­ber 20.

The mu­seum’s man­age­ment said that it re­gret­ted any in­con­ve­nience to visi­tors.

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