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Farm employees injured in a fight in Brits

2020-11-02 08:29:07

North West police are investigating six counts of attempted murder after a fight allegedly ensued between private security company officers and employees of a ...View Article

Judgment reserved in Bushiri fraud case

2020-11-04 11:03:06

Self proclaimed prophet, Shepherd Bushiri, his wife, Mary and three co-accused will to know their fate on Wednesday when court us expected to deliver judgment ...View Article

DA elects John Steenhuisen new leader

2020-11-02 03:43:17

John Steenhuisen has been elected new leader of an official opposition political party, Democratic Alliance (DA). He secured a whopping 80-percent of the vote ...View Article

North West ready for matric examinations

2020-11-01 03:25:53

With only days before the class of 2020 sits for Grade 12 final examinations, the North West provincial education department says it is ready to administer th ...View Article

Multimedia centre to connect Ipelegeng community

2020-10-31 02:58:35

Deputy Social Development Minister, Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, says the community of Ipelegeng in Schweizer-Reneke in the North West will benefit from the new ...View Article

DA's Randall Williams elected Tshwane Mayor

2020-10-31 07:26:33

The Democratic Alliance (DA) successfully retained the City Of Tshwane mayoral position when its candidate, Randall Williams, was elected to the position on F ...View Article

Malema and Ndlozi involved in a scuffle with AfriForum lawyer

2020-10-30 08:24:55

In another turn of events, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema and Member of Parliament (MP), Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, had another scuffle…this t ...View Article

NTA abandons court challenge over Covid relief funds

2020-10-30 05:33:50

As the National Taxi Lekgotla kicks off, the National Taxi Alliance (NTA) confirmed that it was stopping the court challenge against the Ministry of Transport ...View Article

Zondo admits ‘family connection’ with Zuma

2020-10-30 08:25:27

Chairperson of the state capture commission of inquiry, Justice Raymond Zondo, says his old love relationship with former president, Jacob Zuma’s sister-in- ...View Article

NW NCOP demands action for wrongdoings at municipalities

2020-10-29 07:37:46

The North West delegation of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has called for accountability for wrongdoings at municipalities in the province.

T ...View Article

Malema, Ndlozi lawyer questions state witness’ ‘flawed’ statement in assault case

2020-10-29 07:14:04

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leaders Julius Malema and Mbuyiseni Ndlozi have pleaded not guilty to assaulting a police officer attached to SAPS’ presiden ...View Article

Ramaphosa in self-quarantine after contact with COVID-positive case

2020-10-29 06:16:26

President Cyril Ramaphosa has begun a period of self-quarantine following the positive COVID-19 diagnosis of a guest at a dinner he attended this past Saturda ...View Article

Tshwane councillors to elect new mayor

2020-10-28 08:40:18

With constitutional court judgement still pending, councillors of City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality have decided to reconvene a council meeting and el ...View Article

Ramaphosa pays tribute to Tambo the freedom architect

2020-10-28 10:49:23

President Cyril Ramaphosa described the late anti-apartheid struggle veteran, Oliver Tambo, as the architect of South African freedom.

Ramaphosa unveile ...View Article

Marikana matriculants to write exams in Swartruggens

2020-10-28 10:43:33

North West MEC for Education, Maphefo Matsemela, has recommended to the department that Grade 12 learners at Marikana Secondary School near Rustenburg be give ...View Article

Sambatha urges lifestyle changes to prevent breast cancer

2020-10-28 10:13:17

North West Health MEC, Madoda Sambatha, has encouraged people to adopt healthy lifestyles to prevent contracting preventable diseases.

Sambatha was spea ...View Article

NW Health given ultimatum to address Brits hospital challenges

2020-10-28 08:21:30

A civic society organisation focused on service delivery in Brits called Save Madibeng has given the provincial department of health seven days to respond to ...View Article

Chiefs loses appeal to overturn player signings ban

2020-10-28 08:12:40

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed Kaizer Chiefs’ appeal against a ban from signing any new players for two transfer windows.

This ...View Article

ANC MP Boy Mamabolo predicts Bushiri’s release

2020-10-28 10:13:41

African National Congress(ANC) Member of Parliament, Boy Mamabolo, has criticised the court for the way it's handling the case against controversial prophet, ...View Article

Omotoso in isolation after COVID-19 contact

2020-10-28 10:14:13

Judgement in the bail application of a controversial church leader, Timothy Omotoso, has been postponed to next week because of his unavailability. Omotoso is ...View Article

Third JB Marks official arrested for fraud

2020-10-27 12:48:17

Another JB Marks Local Municipality official in the North West, has been released on a warning after he handed himself over to the Hawks on Monday.

Moha ...View Article

Former SARS boss to question Gordhan at state capture commission

2020-10-27 12:39:18

Deputy Chief Justice, Raymond Zondo, has granted former SARS Commissioner, Tom Moyane, permission to cross-examine Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Godhan, ...View Article

Bushiri, wife sent back to the cells

2020-10-27 04:15:28

Controversial prophet, Shepherd Bushiri, and his wife, Mary, will stay another week in prison.

The Bushiris and their three co-accused were sent back to ...View Article

NW Medical Dr crowned SA's 1st princess says education key to her success

2020-10-27 03:59:19

The second most beautiful woman in South Africa this year, Thato Mosehle, encouraged young people to make use of education opportunities available in South Af ...View Article

“We don’t want Agrizzi to die in prison” – State on former Bosasa strongman

2020-10-27 03:39:09

The state says it does not want former Bosasa Chief Operating Officer (COO), Angelo Agrizzi, to die in prison. The prosecution said this at the South Gauteng ...View Article

Five nabbed for Meyiwa murder

2020-10-27 03:30:27

Police have arrested five people in connection with the late Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper, Senzo Meyiwa. He was shot dead six years ago at his ...View Article

Mehlape-Zimu vows to unite DA Tshwane caucus

2020-10-26 04:13:50

The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) newly elected Tshwane chairperson, Mpho Mehlape-Zimu, says she is ready to unite the party’s caucus as it prepares to campa ...View Article

DA to plead with Eskom over Lekwa-Teemane electricity supply

2020-10-26 04:14:16

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Lekwa-Teemane Local Municipality in the North West province says it will object in writing to Eskom on its intention to suspen ...View Article

Tshwane to do a ‘balancing act’ to relocate Mamelodi flood victims

2020-10-25 08:00:55

City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality says it will have to do “a balancing act” when it eventually commences with the relocation for Mamelodi flood vi ...View Article

Bushiri, wife spend weekend in jail

2020-10-25 07:52:03

The leader of Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church and self-proclaimed prophet, Shepherd Bushiri, his wife Mary Bushiri, are spending the weekend in K ...View Article

Former Ratlou Municipal Manager gets R5000 bail

2020-10-24 07:27:04

The Atamelang Magistrate’s Court in the North West on Friday granted former Ratlou Local Municipality Municipal Manager Cassius Sejake, a R5000 bail.

...View Article

NTA boycotts National Taxi Lekgotla, demands R1.1-bn

2020-10-24 07:29:08

The National Taxi Alliance (NTA) will not participate in next week’s National Taxi Lekgotla. This is the word from the taxi association’s boss, Francis Ma ...View Article

Mokgoro supports formalisation and regulation of taxi industry

2020-10-24 06:38:44

North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, expressed confidence that the forthcoming National Taxi Lekgotla will help solve all the taxi-related problems in the country ...View Article

Hawks arrest JB Marks mayor, economic development head

2020-10-24 07:30:09

The mayor of JB Marks Local Municipality, Kgotso Khumalo, and its director for Economic Development, Cyril Henry, are out on warning after being arrested for ...View Article

Norma Mngoma’s damage to property case postponed

2020-10-24 07:29:29

The malicious damage to property case against Norma Mngoma - the estranged wife of former Minister, Malusi Gigaba - has been postponed to next year for furthe ...View Article

NPA's call for independence welcomed

2020-10-24 06:12:23

A recent call by National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head, Advocate Shamila Batohi, for the NPA to break away from the Department of Justice, is seen by some ...View Article

Tswaing's fear of diseases from sewage spillage

2020-10-23 03:19:42

While the country has been experiencing high temperatures, residents of Letsopa village in Ottorsdal in the North West, also had to endure the bad smell from ...View Article

Bandile Masuku, Khusela Diko hauled before ANC DC

2020-10-23 04:21:06

Former Gauteng Health MEC, Dr Bandinle Masuku and suspended presidential spokesperson, Khusela Diko, have been suspended from taking part in African National ...View Article

Thousands march against Nigerian police brutality

2020-10-22 05:17:37

Nigerian nationals living in South Africa joined their fellow countrymen in protest across the world to raise unhappiness with the brutality meted against tha ...View Article

Scopa wants answers for R2.8m spent on Taung projects

2020-10-22 04:38:11

The North West Provincial Legislature’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) is demanding accountability for the R2.8-million allegedly used for in ...View Article

Matsemela on a matric motivation tour

2020-10-22 04:28:32

North West Education MEC, Maphefo Matsemela, visited farm schools around Rustenburg to motivate Grade 12 learners ahead of the beginning of their final examin ...View Article

Bushiri kept behind bars

2020-10-22 04:45:22

Controversial church leader, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary will spend another night in prison cells. The bail application by Bushiri, his wife an ...View Article

Disappointment as Tshegofatso Pule’s murder trial postponed

2020-10-21 04:29:12

The family of Tshegofatso Pule who was brutally murdered in June, says it’s not shaken by what the legal team of her alleged killer, Muzikayise Malephane, w ...View Article

ANC welcomes Ratlou’s top manager arrest

2020-10-21 04:19:28

The African National Congress (ANC) in the North West has welcomed the arrest of Cassius Sejake, a municipal official at Ratlou Local Municipality.

Seja ...View Article

NW government launches Youth Advocacy Programme

2020-10-21 04:18:05

The North West Provincial Government has launched a Youth Advocacy Programme with the aim of empowering young people in the province.

The provincial gov ...View Article

Four suspects in court for Mabopane Highway attacks

2020-10-21 04:19:56

Four people believed to be responsible for a spate of violent attacks on the R80 Mabopane Highway, appeared briefly in the Pretoria North Magistrate’s Court ...View Article

Former Ratlou Municipal Manager arrested for tender irregularities

2020-10-20 05:12:15

The Hawks in the North West have arrested former municipal manager of Ratlou Local Municipality, Cassius Sejake, for allegedly failing to follow processes in ...View Article

Ramaphosa, ANC wish COVID-positive Mkhize a speedy recovery

2020-10-19 07:37:10

President Cyril Ramaphosa has wished Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, and his wife, Dr May Mkhize a safe and speedy recovery from COVID-19.

Mkhize anno ...View Article

Mkhize tests positive for Covid19

2020-10-19 04:20:24

Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has tested positive for COVID-19. The minister made the announcement in a media statement on Sunday night, saying his wife h ...View Article

Groblersdal police station commander shot dead

2020-10-20 05:11:55

Police in Limpopo have launched a manhunt for those responsible for killing of Groblersdal Police Station Commander, Colonel Lebyane Jeffrey Seroka.

Pro ...View Article

Top NW education official in son tender row

2020-10-18 11:49:24

The administrator of the North West Department of Education Joe Mohlaha has denied accusations that his son benefitted from one of the mobile classroom tender ...View Article

Malema: There are no farm murders in SA

2020-10-19 07:35:02

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, insisists there are no farm murders in South Africa.

Malema was speaking outside court in Senekal ...View Article

No further arrests in Senekal riot saga

2020-10-18 06:06:35

There is still no progress on the arrests of white Senekal farmers who stormed the local magistrate's court, vandalised state property and torched a police ve ...View Article

DA axes Msimanga sexual assault accuser

2020-10-18 06:06:52

The Democratic Alliance (DA) expelled its Gauteng Member of Provincial Legislature, Nkele Molapo, just days after she complained that the party was supporting ...View Article

NW MPLs want Education administrator out

2020-10-17 05:40:40

MPLs in the North West Provincial Legislature's Portfolio Committee on Education, Arts, Culture, Sports and Recreation are calling for the administrator in th ...View Article

Clean Up Squad walk 90km for drug awareness

2020-10-18 09:44:04

Clean Up Squad, Heaven Defense Force and Katekani have successfully completed over 90 kilometer walk for drug awareness campaign to rid the Tshwane township o ...View Article

Senekal farm murder case attracts political parties

2020-10-17 05:34:16

Thousands descended on the small farming town of Senekal in the Free State on Friday for the court appearance of two men accused of the brutal murder of 21-ye ...View Article

Black farmers call for equal treatment

2020-10-17 05:27:46

The Black Farmers Association of South Africa (BFASA) has criticized what they call government's "unequal" treatment of black farmers and farm workers.

...View Article

Ramaphosa unveils economic recovery plan post COVID-19

2020-10-16 03:07:21

President Cyril Ramaphosa appealed to South Africans to take unprecedented and extraordinary measures to restore the economy of the country to good health, fo ...View Article

Ex-Bosasa executive Agrizzi hospitalized after a night in jail

2020-10-16 04:04:09

After spending just one night in prison, former Bosasa Chief Operating Officer (COO), Angelo Agrizzi, was transferred to a public hospital for medical attenti ...View Article

Mbalula defends cancellation of PRASA security contracts

2020-10-15 06:34:52

Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, has defended his decision to cancel private security contracts at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA), sa ...View Article

Mbalula warns against disruption of government projects

2020-10-15 09:33:58

Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, sent a stern a warning to business forums to stop disrupting government projects because that hinders service delivery. ...View Article

Springboks have 48 hours to decide on Championship participation

2020-10-15 09:22:30

Sanzaar has given SA Rugby until Friday to decide whether it’s sending the Springboks to Australia for the Rugby Championship or not.

The Springboks ...View Article

Government accused of failing TVET Colleges

2020-10-16 10:00:01

The South African Students Congress (SASCO) in the North West has criticized government of prioritizing universities over TVET colleagues.

SASCO deliver ...View Article

Fraud and corruption accused Agrizzi denied bail

2020-10-15 12:13:30

The Johannesburg Commercial Crimes Court sitting at Palmridge Magistrate Court has denied  former Bosasa Chief Operations Officer, Angelo Agrizzi, bail.< ...View Article

Carletonville creche worker jailed for child assault

2020-10-14 02:04:10

A 42-year-old Carletonville creche caregiver has beem sentenced to five years imprisonment by the Carletonville Magistrates Court for assaulting three minors. ...View Article

Struggling farmers seek government's increased involvement

2020-10-14 02:04:40

Government will continue to work with farmers to ensure that food security is preserved. So says Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, T ...View Article

IPID launches toll-free number for easier access

2020-10-14 09:34:59

Police Minister, Bheki Cele, together with the Executive Director for Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), Jennifer Ntlatseng, on Monday launc ...View Article

Malema berates Judiciary for denying media access

2020-10-14 02:04:59

A stand-off ensued at the Randburg Magistrates Court where Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema appeared on Tuesday, when he insisted that me ...View Article

Nothing wrong with MK vets demanding tenders - Carl Niehaus

2020-10-14 09:53:51

uMkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association says it does not see anything wrong with its members demanding business opportunities from government, even if ...View Article

Malema wants more arrests over Senekal riots

2020-10-14 04:25:21

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, called on Police Minister Bheki Cele to ensure that “real arrests" are made over the Senekal farmers' ...View Article

Enock Mpianzi’s death haunts Parktown Boys High School Principal

2020-10-13 06:34:39

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) has served the principal of Parktown Boys High School, Malcolm Williams, with a dismissal notice for negligence that ...View Article

EPWP beneficiaries accuse government of exploitation

2020-10-14 04:25:49

Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) employees in Gauteng have accused the provincial government of exploiting them for years and then “dumping" them when ...View Article

DA wants government to end lockdown

2020-10-13 04:42:58

Official opposition party the Democratic Alliance (DA) has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa and his cabinet to end the state of national disaster that enfo ...View Article

NW community health workers demand permanent posts

2020-10-13 03:32:28

Community healthcare workers were on Monday picketing outside the offices of the Department of Health in Mahikeng in the North West, demanding that the depart ...View Article

Mbalula in Twar over calls for his removal

2020-10-12 06:18:39

Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula, had a meltdown on Twitter on Monday afternoon, accusing the likes of former ANC president Jacob Zuma, current ANC Secretar ...View Article

Ramaphosa dismisses white genocide claims

2020-10-12 06:17:04

President Cyril Ramaphosa has finally broken his silence on the Senekal riot by white farmers that saw a police van set alight in broad daylight.

In his ...View Article

Orange Farm murder accused remanded in custody

2020-10-13 02:21:37

The case against the woman accused of killing two Orange Farm children was on Monday postponed by the Vereeniging Magistrate's Court to allow her newly appoin ...View Article

Life Esidimeni families’ long wait for justice

2020-10-12 03:26:03

A formal inquest into the Life Esidimeni tragedy is yet to begin despite the matter being referred to the North Gauteng High Court over a year ago. This long ...View Article

Ramaphosa mourns the passing of human rights lawyer Priscilla Jana

2020-10-12 06:16:39

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country and the legal fraternity lost a champion of the anti-apartheid struggle in Priscilla Jana. The South African Human ...View Article

DENOSA calls for Makhura’s head over PPE scandal

2020-10-12 09:09:37

The Democratic Nurses Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Gauteng has called for Premier David Makhura to take special leave until investigations by the ...View Article

Government pays tribute to City Press executive editor Dumisane Lubisi

2020-10-11 08:32:15

The South African government expressed condolences following the passing of City Press newspaper’s Executive Editor, Dumisane Lubisi.

He died aged 44 ...View Article

Employer arrested for R3.2 million Covid-19 fraud

2020-10-11 08:24:59

A 47-year-old woman is expected to appear before the Malamulele Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of fraud.

The suspect who is a Director of Mti ...View Article

RET march to remove Zondo from state capture commission

2020-10-11 06:17:40

With Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo whipping the summons out to force former President Jacob Zuma to appear before the commission on state capture, Zuma ...View Article

Opinion - Makhura outsmarts media faction

2020-10-11 08:25:30

The unprecedented press conference by Gauteng Premier David Makhura yesterday during which he announced the axing of Dr Bandile Masuku as the province’s Hea ...View Article

Police on a hunt for Rustenburg cash-in-transit heist suspects

2020-10-11 08:24:28

Police are appealing to members of the public to come forward with any information that will lead to the arrest of more suspects after a cash-in-transit heist ...View Article

Mkhwebane’s court bid to halt impeachment dismissed

2020-10-10 04:10:27

Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, says she would soon decide on the next step after the Western Cape High Court dismissed her urgent application to halt t ...View Article

Gauteng Premier Makhura fires MEC Bandile Masuku

2020-10-10 04:10:53

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura has dismissed Health MEC, Dr Bandile Masuku, with immediate effect. Makhura announced this during a media briefing by the Provi ...View Article

NW rebuilds provincial Aids council

2020-10-10 04:03:48

North West Health MEC, Madoda Sambatha, re-established the Provincial Council on Aids (PCA) in Mahikeng on Thursday, following its disbandment three years ago ...View Article

Lesufi shuts down illegal schools

2020-10-09 12:30:59

Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, on Thursday closed down illegal schools in Tembisa east of Johannesburg.

Lesufi visited the Wisdom English Privat ...View Article

NPA promises more arrests in VBS looting case

2020-10-08 12:07:43

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says the VBS Mutual Bank corruption case had to be postponed to allow for the amendment of indictments and add more c ...View Article

Workers unite against corruption, poor salaries

2020-10-08 09:17:25

It's been described as a historic day in South Africa as four trade union federations walked side by side during a national day of action that saw tens of tho ...View Article

Televangelist Omotoso wants out of jail

2020-10-09 12:27:42

The State will call Warrant Officer Peter Plaatjies and consult with Advocate Ismat Cerfointein about the reasons for her withdrawal as a prosecutor on the ca ...View Article

NW to launch new and improved roads

2020-10-08 05:10:01

Authorities in the North West are expected to officially open several upgraded roads as part of Transport Month commemorated annually in October.

The de ...View Article

Mokgoro slammed for failing to receive workers' memorandum

2020-10-07 04:07:28

Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) in the North West criticized Premier Job Mokgoro for failing to avail himself to receive a memorandum of deman ...View Article

Police take flak for soft approach on Senekal farmer protesters

2020-10-07 04:07:45

The police ministry denies applying selective treatment along racial lines following yesterday’s violent protest by a group of white farmers who burned part ...View Article

Mamabolo promises action on Atteridgeville taxi violence

2020-10-07 02:17:31

Gauteng MEC for public transport and roads infrastructure, Jacob Mamabolo, has vowed to intensify efforts to end the the ongoing taxi violence in Attridgevill ...View Article

NPA defends dramatic corruption arrests

2020-10-06 06:59:21

The National Prosecuting Authority has denied allegations that recent arrests of politicians and civil servants on corruption charges were a public relations ...View Article

Maile sends condolences for slain Sedibeng Municipal Manager

2020-10-07 04:47:31

Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), Lebogang Maile, conveyed condolences to the family ...View Article

Cosatu unions to down tools

2020-10-06 06:41:26

It's off to the streets for trade unions affiliated to the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), as they face off with government over salaries and ...View Article

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