Diamond Fields AdvertiserThe Diamond Fields Advertiser (DFA) is a daily newspaper published in Kimberley, South Africa, founded on 23 March 1878.
The earliest paper on the Diamond Fields was a weekly called the Diamond Field, published from 15 October 1870 at Pniel. It moved the following year first to Du Toit’s Pan and then New Rush (later renamed Kimberley), and had a strongly anti-imperial view point. Another of the early papers was the pro-British Diamond News of R. W. Murray.

  • Police pounce on suspected illegal miners in Lerato Park
    by Staff reporter on June 17, 2024 at 12:14 pm

    The multi-disciplinary team executing Operation Vala Umgodi in Kimberley apprehended five suspects on Saturday for illegal mining. The police arrested five suspects for illegal mining in Lerato Park. Pictures: SAPS THE MULTI-disciplinary team executing Operation Vala Umgodi in Kimberley apprehended five individuals on Saturday for illegal mining. According to police spokesperson Sergeant Timothy Sam, the The post Police pounce on suspected illegal miners in Lerato Park appeared first on DFA.

  • Police seize dagga worth over R850k in raid, suspect arrested
    by Staff reporter on June 17, 2024 at 11:48 am

    The police in the ZF Mgcawu District successfully conducted an operation in Upington that led to the seizure of dagga with an estimated street value of approximately R852,500. The police confiscated a substantial quantity of dagga from a premises in Upington. Picture: SAPS THE POLICE in the ZF Mgcawu (ZFM) District successfully conducted an operation The post Police seize dagga worth over R850k in raid, suspect arrested appeared first on DFA.

  • Stepfather sentenced to life in prison for raping his two stepchildren
    by Morgan Morgan on June 17, 2024 at 11:21 am

    Justice was recently delivered for two young children in the Northern Cape who were raped by their stepfather. File picture JUSTICE was recently delivered for two young children in the Northern Cape who were raped by their stepfather. The Postmasburg Regional Court ensured that the stepfather faced the full might of the law. According to The post Stepfather sentenced to life in prison for raping his two stepchildren appeared first on DFA.

  • Theft of firearms from NC police station: Two more suspects arrested
    by Staff reporter on June 17, 2024 at 10:50 am

    Authorities made another breakthrough in the case involving the theft of firearms from a Northern Cape police station. File picture AUTHORITIES made another breakthrough in the case involving the theft of firearms from a Northern Cape police station. Law enforcement officers apprehended two suspects alleged to be involved in the theft of firearms and ammunition The post Theft of firearms from NC police station: Two more suspects arrested appeared first on DFA.

  • Cops bust duo in Hondeklipbaai with huge haul of snoek
    by Staff reporter on June 17, 2024 at 10:45 am

    The Operation Vala Umgodi multi-disciplinary team, in collaboration with the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, arrested two men in Hondeklipbaai after busting them with 150 snoek in a bakkie. The police discovered 150 snoek fish in the bakkie. Picture: SAPS THE OPERATION Vala Umgodi multi-disciplinary team, in collaboration with the Department of Forestry, The post Cops bust duo in Hondeklipbaai with huge haul of snoek appeared first on DFA.

  • Mental hospital patient gets four years for raping mentally challenged girl
    by Staff reporter on June 17, 2024 at 10:29 am

    A 22-year-old man was sentenced by the Kimberley Magistrate’s Court for raping a 12-year-old mentally challenged girl in a mental hospital. File picture IN A RECENT ruling by the Kimberley Magistrate’s Court, a 22-year-old man received a four-year prison sentence for raping a 12-year-old girl at a mental health facility. Sergeant Molefi Shemane, a spokesperson The post Mental hospital patient gets four years for raping mentally challenged girl appeared first on DFA.

  • Police ‘take down’ eight suspected drug dealers
    by Staff reporter on June 17, 2024 at 10:16 am

    Upington recently witnessed a significant crackdown on drug-related crimes as Operation Didlimbeta was successfully executed, netting eight suspects in connection with drug dealing. The police seized hydroponic dagga with an estimated street value of R118,438. Picture: SAPS UPINGTON recently witnessed a significant crackdown on drug-related crimes as Operation Didlimbeta was successfully executed, netting eight suspects The post Police ‘take down’ eight suspected drug dealers appeared first on DFA.

  • Man gets 10 years in jail for attempted rape and assault GBH
    by Staff reporter on June 17, 2024 at 9:50 am

    The Northern Cape police have welcomed the sentence that was handed down to a 32-year-old man for attempted rape and assault with the intent to commit grievous bodily harm. File picture THE NORTHERN Cape police have welcomed the sentence that was handed down to 32-year-old Simon Mans for attempted rape and assault with the intent The post Man gets 10 years in jail for attempted rape and assault GBH appeared first on DFA.

  • Stepfather sentenced for raping his six-year-old stepson
    by Staff reporter on June 17, 2024 at 7:43 am

    A 25-year-old Northern Cape man was sentenced to 18 years in prison, with three years suspended, for raping his six-year-old stepson. File picture THE UPINGTON Regional Court sentenced a 25-year-old man to 18 years in prison, with three years suspended, for the rape of his six-year-old stepson. Northern Cape police spokesperson Sergeant Omphile Masegela said The post Stepfather sentenced for raping his six-year-old stepson appeared first on DFA.