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R4.5bn irregular expenditure at NW Public Works

2020-01-22 05:04:11

 Up to R4.5 billion has been irregularly spent by the Department of Public Works and Roads in the North West, and the administrator of that department, S ...View Article

Maile condems attack on Mamelodi councillor's office

2020-01-22 07:54:52

Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning and CoGTA Lebogang Maile, condemned the torching of Ward 15 Councillor Mmina-Tau Marishane’s office in Mam ...View Article

SAA cuts flights amid financial woes

2020-01-22 05:50:01

The South African Airways (SAA) has cancelled selected domestic flights as well as one international flight, citing "low demand".

In a statement, the ai ...View Article

ANC admits faults, promises better action

2020-01-22 07:54:19

African National Congress (ANC) president Cyril Ramaphosa said this weekend’s National Executive Committee (NEC) and the Lekgotla meetings acknowledged the ...View Article

Ndabeni-Abrahams denies holidaying on taxpayers funds

2020-01-22 07:55:21

Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has rubbished reports that taxpayer’s money was used to fund he ...View Article

Ramaphosa on SOEs: No political interference

2020-01-21 02:00:34

President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured South Africans that there would be no political interference in State Owned Enterprises (SOEs).

Ramaphosa briefed ...View Article

Murder accused's family: Your pain is our pain

2020-01-21 12:00:20

The family of Katlego Lesalagae -a Delareyville, North West learner who was stabbed to death on Friday - says it’s devastated by his death.

The-18-yea ...View Article

Family demands answers in Laerskool Bekker drowning

2020-01-21 04:07:35

The family of a Grade 7 learner who drowned at Laerskool Bekker in Magaliesberg wants answers from the school.

Kgothatso Stayi, the aunt to 13-year-old ...View Article

ANC Lekgotla plans the year ahead

2020-01-21 04:06:48

African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General, Ace Magashule, says resolutions taken at the party’s 54th National Conference in 2017 dominated discussio ...View Article

Bodibe community in shock after popular Reverend's murder

2020-01-21 11:44:16

The community of Bodibe village near Itsoseng in the North West province have called for the return of the death penalty.

This after the murder of an 83 ...View Article

Tshwane Troubles: Cogta's Maile steps in

2020-01-20 07:05:51

Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning and Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), Lebogang Maile, has confirmed that his office is ...View Article

Calls for calm as newlywed woman shot dead by police

2020-01-20 07:06:32

Gauteng MEC for Community Safety, Faith Mazibuko, has condemned the killing of a 31-year-old woman and the wounding of another person by police in Alexandra i ...View Article

Missing Parktown Boys' learner drowned

2020-01-18 02:25:27

MEC for Education in Gauteng, Panyaza Lesufi, says the department is devastated by the passing of Parktown Boys High School learner, Enoch Pianzi.

The G ...View Article

Kgetlheng Municipality workers down tools

2020-01-18 04:03:56

The Kgetlheng Local Municipality in the North West's Bojanala Platinum District has warned that disciplinary action would be taken against employees who have ...View Article

ANC, EFF seek Cogta intervention on Tshwane battle

2020-01-18 04:12:10

Aggrieved political parties in City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality want the Department of Cooperative Governance & Tradition Affairs (Cogta) to inte ...View Article

R28-million to fix North West Roads

2020-01-18 04:12:45

The North West Department of Public Works and Roads has received R28-million worth of equipment to improve the state of roads in the province.

This was ...View Article

Mbalula: We will put Mamusa people first

2020-01-17 11:20:05

African National Congress (ANC) Head of Elections, Fikile Mbalula, said the incoming council of Mamusa Local Municipality will prioritise the people of this N ...View Article

ANC set to retain Mamusa despite factional violence

2020-01-17 11:20:47

The African National Congress (ANC) is well on its way to retaining governance of Mamusa Local Municipality in the North West province, but its majority is at ...View Article

Renowned academic to lead Eskom

2020-01-16 05:56:13

Following Jabu Mabuza’s resignation as Eskom board chairperson, government has appointed renowned academic Professor Malegapuru Makgoba, to become interim c ...View Article

Scores of Gauteng learners still without schools

2020-01-17 11:22:05

The 2020 school year kicked off with frustration for scores of Gauteng parents who stood in long queues hoping to get their children into schools.

Some ...View Article

Umalusi warn students against bogus colleges

2020-01-16 05:56:37

Education quality assurance body, Umalusi, has warned prospective students not to fall prey to bogus colleges. This as the 2020 academic year commences for bo ...View Article

A 17th attack on Khutlo-Tharo Secondary School

2020-01-16 10:51:52

While thousands of learners reported back to school for the 2020 academic year on Wednesday, African National Congress (ANC) leaders in Gauteng are calling on ...View Article

Eight political parties eye Mamusa municipality

2020-01-15 03:28:31

Candidates from eight political parties and one independent candidate are contesting by-elections in nine wards of Mamusa Local Municipality.   

...View Article

Lesufi hails online registration process

2020-01-15 06:54:08

All learners that are yet to be placed in schools in Gauteng will have space by the end of January. This is the promise by Gauteng MEC for Education, Panyaza ...View Article

Legendary businessman Maponya laid to rest

2020-01-15 03:45:46

Speaker after speaker described the late business icon, Dr Richard Maponya, as a trail blazer, a fighter, a visionary leader and a larger than life human bein ...View Article

IEC ready for Mamusa by-election

2020-01-15 06:54:53

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of South Africa in the North West says it’s ready to run by-elections in two municipalities in the province.

< ...View Article

Zinnbauer praises colleagues ahead of Bucs vs Downs clash

2020-01-15 06:55:25

New Orlando Pirates coach, Josef Zinnbauer, has credited the “good staff” he has around him for the way the team has been doing well since his arrival.

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ANC Tshwane denies DA fraud claims

2020-01-14 08:01:18

The African National Congress (ANC) in Greater Tshwane region has denied claims that some of its councillors’ signatures were forged in a petition to call f ...View Article

North West ready for 2020 school year

2020-01-14 09:42:27

The Department of Education in the North West province says it’s all ready to hit the ground running for the 2020 school year.

This year’s calendar ...View Article

Eskom, Gordhan steal Ramaphosa’s January 8 show

2020-01-13 06:12:26

 Eskom overshadowed African National Congress’ (ANC) January 8 statement in Kimberley  this past weekend, as the fallout from continued rolling bl ...View Article

Kaizer Chiefs at 50 and winning again

2020-01-13 06:13:27

Kaizer Chiefs continued its winning streak on Sunday when it beat Cape Town City 3-0 at the FNB stadium in Johannesburg.

This rounded off a week in whic ...View Article

Ethiopia pins hopes on SA to end tensions with Egypt

2020-01-13 06:14:13

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Dr Abiy Ahmed Ali, has expressed hope that incoming African Union chairperson, President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, will help ...View Article

UJ sings business Richard Maponya’s praises

2020-01-12 07:11:17

Vice Chancellor of the University of Johannesburg (UJ), Professor Tshilidzi Marwala, says the late businessman, Richard Maponya’s inspirational life was the ...View Article

North West University ready for 2020

2020-01-12 07:11:51

North West University (NWU) says it’s ready to welcome first year students at all its campuses.

NWU said it has received more than 100 000 application ...View Article

Jabu Mabuza resigns as Eskom board chairperson

2020-01-13 01:11:06

Eskom chairperson Jabu Mabuza has resigned. The Presidency announced in a statement on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa accepted Mabuza’s resignation.< ...View Article

Nafcoc pays tribute to its founder, Richard Maponya

2020-01-11 07:32:46

South Africans must intensify calls for economic transformation to honour the late prominent entrepreneur, Dr Richard Maponya.

This is the view of Actin ...View Article

Business mogul Maponya granted Special Official Funeral

2020-01-11 06:19:59

President Cyril Ramaphosa has granted black business pioneer, Dr Richard Maponya, a Special Official Funeral Category 2.

Maponya, who died on Monday at ...View Article

Top three ranking not a benchmark for quality education: DA North West

2020-01-11 06:20:25

Opposition parties in the North West province gave mixed reactions to the province’s improved performance of matric results for the year 2019.

While t ...View Article

Lesufi: Township schools have stepped up

2020-01-10 10:25:43

 Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, says gone are the days when people would leave townships to study in the suburbs.    Despite Gauteng lo ...View Article

Free State aims to stay on top

2020-01-10 10:26:23

Free State Premier, Sisi Ntombela, says her province is determined to maintain the top spot in matric results for more years to come. The Free State reclaimed ...View Article

Medication shortage hits North West clinics

2020-01-09 06:36:16

Some clinics in Mahikeng in the North West province are running short of medicine.

After waiting for hours at Magogoe clinic on Monday, residents had to ...View Article

Minister Motshekga congratulates Matric 2019 top achievers

2020-01-09 07:30:50

All the country's top matriculants are guaranteed bursaries to pursue their studies. So says Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, who had breakfast w ...View Article

Sowetans mourn business tsar Maponya

2020-01-08 08:09:38

Residents of Soweto have expressed deep sadness at the death of one of this township's most loved and respected entrepreneur, Dr Richard Maponya. He died on M ...View Article

North West hopes to maintain 80%+ pass rate

2020-01-08 08:10:06

The Department of Education in the North West province says it's confident that it would maintain a matric pass rate above 80 percent as it awaits the outcome ...View Article

Condolences pour in for Richard Maponya

2020-01-07 09:09:05

President Cyril Ramaphosa has described the late business mogul, Dr Richard Maponya, as a “pioneer, a trailblazer and a man of extraordinary fortitude who p ...View Article

Gauteng Health compensates Mamelodi Hospital abuse victim

2020-01-07 09:11:25

An elderly patient who suffered abuse at Mamelodi Hospital will be compensated. Martha Marais (76) was tied to a bench in the waiting area of Mamelodi Hospita ...View Article

Business pioneer Richard Maponya dies

2020-01-07 09:11:01

Iconic businessman and pioneer of black retail business in South Africa, Dr Richard Maponya, has died.

His family confirmed that he passed away in the e ...View Article

Umalusi happy with Matric 2019 exams quality

2020-01-07 09:12:02

Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, Umalusi, announced on Friday that it is satisfied with the quality of 2019 matric ...View Article

We must plan ahead for our population - Sambatha

2020-01-03 02:55:34

Government must use information at its disposal to plan ahead to enable it to deliver better services to the public. So says North West Health MEC, Madoda Sam ...View Article

Gauteng leads with 213 newly-born babies on New Year’s day

2020-01-03 02:52:11

Gauteng MEC for Health Dr Bandile Masuku welcome the newly-born babies of this year.

About 213 babies were delivered in Gauteng public healthcare facili ...View Article

Politicians vow to end Gender Based Violence amid call for new approach.

2020-01-03 02:56:24

As the new year begins, political parties have put ending Gender Based Violence as a priority.

Both the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the Democrat ...View Article

SACP may join EFF protests against state capture

2020-01-02 08:24:18

The South African Communist Party (SACP) is prepared to march alongside the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and other organisations against what the Communist ...View Article

Bribery charges against two Tshwane Metro cops withdrawn

2020-01-02 08:24:44

The state has provisionally withdrawn bribery and corruption charges against two Tshwane Metropolitan police officers. The two men were arrested in a joint op ...View Article

Hope for mediation process in Tshwane refugees saga

2020-01-02 08:25:16

A mediation process to try end a stand-off between hundreds of refugees and government in Pretoria is expected to start in January. This was confirmed by inde ...View Article

MEC Masuku celebrates Gauteng Christmas babies

2019-12-31 06:01:16

A total of 168 babies were born across Gauteng public healthcare facilities on Christmas Day. These are babies born between 12am midnight and 12 pm.

Gau ...View Article

More Christmas baby girls for the North West

2019-12-27 04:08:03

The Department of Health in the North West province says 160 babies were born in the province on Christmas Day on Wednesday, and just over half of them are gi ...View Article

FeesMustFall activist Cekeshe freed

2019-12-24 02:42:53

After two years in prison, Fees Must Fall Activist, Kanya Cekeshe was freed on Tuesday morning.

Cekeshe - who is believed to have been the last Fees Mus ...View Article

Additional staff for NW borders for holidays

2019-12-24 07:19:59

The Kopfontein Border Post between South Africa and Botswana near Zeerust in the North West has received additional 12 workers to ensure the smooth facilitati ...View Article

Mahikeng drivers warned of new traffic circles

2019-12-24 07:20:56

Mahikeng Local Municipality in the North West has warned motorists to be cautious when driving around the traffic circle on the R503 Lichtenburg road.

T ...View Article

Hundreds killed on SA roads in weeks

2019-12-23 07:08:11

A total of 489 fatal road crashes have been recorded since the beginning of the festive season, a 25 percent decrease from the 656 that were recorded in the s ...View Article

eNCA part ways with Pillay

2019-12-22 05:58:31

 News channel, eNCA has announced it ended its relationship with news director Kanthan Pillay with immediate effect.  Editor-in-Chief Jeremy Maggs w ...View Article

Small businesses call for compensation after power cuts

2019-12-22 05:00:01

Small businesses owners in Vryburg in the North West have appealed for compensation for the damages caused by scheduled power cuts.

The blackout were im ...View Article

Anxiety amid Tshwane council judgment delay

2019-12-20 05:16:35

 The tug-of-war for control of City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality looks set to continue into the new year.     

The Gauteng H ...View Article

SANEF condemns alleged eNCA censorship

2019-12-20 03:07:10

The South African National Editors Forum (SANEF) says it is concerned by allegations from former eNCA senior journalist, Samkele Maseko, that a senior editor ...View Article

Juju's clean sweep at EFF congress consistent with party discipline

2019-12-22 05:59:06

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius “Juju” Malema, and his Deputy Floyd Shivambu’s smooth re-election, coupled with an uncontested election o ...View Article

North West commits to hiring more temporary teachers

2019-12-19 07:35:24

Teachers’ union SADTU in the North West has welcomed the permanent appointment of 1696 teachers who have been on temporary contracts for years.

The ap ...View Article

NW government wages war against potholes

2019-12-19 04:36:04

MEC for Public Works and Roads in the North West, Oageng Molapisi, held a meeting with municipalities across the province to discuss plans to end the problem ...View Article

Gauteng looks to recycling for job creation

2019-12-20 03:08:08

Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Agriculture and Environment, Morakane Mosupyoe, wants to use waste to create job opportunities.

Mosupyoe said gett ...View Article

Mbalula preaches responsible road behavior

2019-12-19 04:37:08

Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, has called on motorists to abide by the rules of the road and arrive alive this Festive Season.

Mbalula was speak ...View Article

Tribalism a setback for reconciliation

2019-12-17 08:53:56

As the nation commemorated national Day of Reconciliation on Monday, residents of Mahikeng in the North West expressed mixed views about the public holiday.View Article

Reconciliation means ending gender-based violence

2019-12-18 06:48:21

President Cyril Ramaphosa used his Reconciliation Day speech to again send a strong message against women and child abuse.

He was a keynote speaker at a ...View Article

Malema: Church complicit in SA’s rape culture

2019-12-17 05:15:33

The church in South Africa has been complicit in the promotion of rape culture and general abuse of women. This is according to EFF leader, Julius Malema, who ...View Article

Malema warns big capital as he closes EFF conference

2019-12-17 05:02:14

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, has warned President Cyril Ramaphosa of mass rolling action if he tries to privatise power utility Esko ...View Article

Did Gardee reject Malema’s olive branch?

2019-12-15 06:09:16

The Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) second National People’s Assembly - better known as an elective conference - seems to have ended the political career ...View Article

EFF not a cult movement: Malema

2019-12-15 05:55:24

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is not a cult movement and its members should stop acting like it was one by hero-worshipping its leader, Julius Malema, i ...View Article

Malema, Shivambu elected unopposed

2019-12-15 05:49:04

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, and his deputy, Floyd Shivambu, retained their positions uncontested at the EFF's second elective confe ...View Article

Is EFF Women’s Command in the pipeline?

2019-12-15 05:49:36

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, has given a clearest indication yet that he is in favour of the party establishing a women’s structur ...View Article

Malema calls for loyalty, wants the Left to unite

2019-12-15 06:09:51

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, has warned that lazy, disloyal and ill-disciplined public representatives risked collapsing the party i ...View Article

EFF denies censorship of the media

2019-12-14 00:00:00

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has denied claims that the party was censoring the media by banning some media houses from the EFF's second elective confe ...View Article

Malema: Let's work for more votes

2019-12-14 09:13:37

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, told delegates at the party's conference that the EFF should come out of this gathering stronger than i ...View Article

Christmas goodies, development promises for Groot Marico

2019-12-14 00:00:00

Christmas came early for residents of Groot Marico in the North West province, when the South Africa China Health Care Foundation came bearing gifts.

Th ...View Article

Motorists appeal for safe roads this holiday season

2019-12-14 00:00:00

As the festive season kicks in, motorists in the North West province have called on law enforcement officials to do their best to ensure that the roads are sa ...View Article

News Analysis High discipline, high morale at EFF conference Kgaogelo Magolego

2019-12-14 00:00:00

The level of organization during the registration of delegates at the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) national elective conference on Friday was too impressiv ...View Article

Ready, steady, go for EFF elective conference

2019-12-14 00:00:00

Registration of delegates got underway at  Nasrec Expo Centre outside Johannesburg, ahead of the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) second elective confe ...View Article

Mbalula’s wish: Courts that operate 24/7

2019-12-14 00:00:00

  Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, wants the courts of law to be open and operate 24 hours, seven days a week.     

This he sa ...View Article

Court orders Lamola to think again on Chris Hani’s killer

2019-12-14 00:00:00

Justice Minister, Ronald Lamola, has been ordered to - within 60 days - reconsider a decision to deny Chris Hani's killer, Janusz Walus, parole.

Judge J ...View Article

PP orders Premier Mokgoro to apologize to service provider

2019-12-13 00:00:00

Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, has urged the North West Provincial Government to pay a total of R1.2 million to a service provider that govern ...View Article

Widespread rejection of Ramaphosa’s sabotage claims

2019-12-12 00:00:00

 President Cyril Ramaphosa’s blaming of an alleged criminal  sabotage for the rolling blackouts the country is experiencing has  been widely ...View Article

Makhura warns residents to stop building on flood prone areas

2019-12-12 00:00:00

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, has sent a stern warning to people who are rebuilding their shacks in river plains and other floods prone areas.

Makhura ...View Article

Magashule rubbishes reports of a plot against Ramaphosa

2019-12-12 00:00:00

African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General, Ace Magashule, has dismissed continued reports that the governing party is divided and that some leaders ar ...View Article

Ramaphosa to meet Eskom over blackouts

2019-12-11 00:00:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday meet the Board and Management of power utility, Eskom, following days of load shedding that saw South Africa plung ...View Article

Orlando Pirates appoints new head coach

2019-12-11 00:00:00

Orlando Pirates on Tuesday unveiled its new head coach, German national, Josef Zinnbauer.

The Soweto giants said Zinnabuer joins the team on a three-yea ...View Article

Two dead, hundreds displaced in Mamelodi floods

2019-12-12 00:00:00

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, said different government departments and agencies have been activated ...View Article

Mbalula explains an administrator for Prasa

2019-12-10 00:00:00

Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, says he put the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) under administration is partly because of the Public Prot ...View Article

Fight for Tshwane intensifies

2019-12-10 00:00:00

The fight for control of the City of Tshwane seems far from over. The city has been in the news recently when Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa and council Speaker Katl ...View Article

Maepa: We will vote the DA out again

2019-12-10 00:00:00

The African National Congress (ANC) in Tshwane has accused the Democratic Alliance (DA) of electoral fraud, corruption and maladministration. This after the D ...View Article

Urgent plan needed to rescue municipalities

2019-12-10 00:00:00

The Democratic Alliance in the North West province has called for an urgent intervention at Naledi Local Municipality.

The DA made this call after Eskom ...View Article

Ramaphosa: West Africa tour a success

2019-12-07 00:00:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the three-day working visit to West African countries will benefit South Africa handsomely.

The tour was meant to bolster ...View Article

Anxiety as miners remain trapped in Orkney

2019-12-07 00:00:00

Despite increasing concern, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) remains hopeful that four mineworkers that are trapped underground at the Tau Lekoa mine i ...View Article

DA returns to power in Tshwane

2019-12-07 00:00:00

Stevens Mokgalapa and Katlego Mathebe are back in their seats as City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality’s Executive Mayor and Speaker respectively.

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