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Man jailed for 8 years for child pornography

2020-09-02 04:00:05

A 41-year-old man has been sentenced to an effective eight years in jail for possession of child pornographic material. The high court sitting in Palm Ridge C ...View Article

Akpeyi injury keeps him out of Chiefs squad

2020-09-02 04:19:32

Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper. Daniel Akpeyi, has been ruled out for the two remaining games of the season.

Chiefs will have to do without their number one g ...View Article

Judge Leeuw bemoans delays with GBV cases

2020-09-01 03:24:28

The first female appointed Judge President, Mashangu Monica Leeuw, raised concerns with the judicial system's delays on gender-based violence and femicide cas ...View Article

NW Education CFO suspended

2020-09-01 03:24:42

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Department of Education in the North West, Romeo Molema, has been suspended.

Department of Basic Education spokespe ...View Article

COVID-19: Government fumigates Mahikeng taxi rank

2020-09-01 02:54:42

North West MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Sello Lehari, says it is important for taxi ranks to be cleaned and fumigated to avoid the sprea ...View Article

Eldorado death police officers stay in jail

2020-09-01 09:39:53

Two police officers accused of killing 16-year-old Nathaniel Julies  in Eldorado Park last week were remanded in custody at the Protea Magistrate's Court ...View Article

The Dube Birds fly back into the PSL

2020-08-31 09:26:32

Swallows FC gained automatic promotion back to the Premier Soccer League (PSL) after clinching the GladAfrica Championship title. Swallows' victory over Tshak ...View Article

Opinion-Leaks have become thee communication tool as the ANC factions tear into each other

2020-09-01 09:39:07

South Africans find themselves having to guess and speculate as the ruling African National Congress continues its National Executive Committee meeting at Sai ...View Article

Mahikeng records the highest GBV cases in the NW

2020-08-30 08:15:26

Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Obed Bapela, said his visit to Mahikeng-based Ngaka Modiri Molela District Municipa ...View Article

Two arrested over Eldorado Park teen’s murder

2020-08-30 07:02:11

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has arrested two police officers implicated in the murder of 16-year-old Nathaniel Julies in Eldorado ...View Article

EFF tables motion of no confidence against Ngaka Modiri Molema mayor

2020-08-29 06:01:14

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has tabled a motion of no confidence against Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality’s Executive Mayor, Justice Makolo ...View Article

Motsoaledi: Matriculants allowed to apply for IDs

2020-08-30 07:02:29

Minister of Home Affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, says Grade 12 learners who need to apply for identity documents (ID) are now allowed to do so under level 2 of the ...View Article

Ditsobotla municipality launches improved service delivery plan

2020-08-29 05:47:15

Ditsobotla Local Municipality in the North West says it’s determined to improve the delivery of services to residents. The Lichtenburg-based municipality ha ...View Article

Cele confirms alleged teen killer not suspended from SAPS

2020-08-30 07:03:35

Police Minister, Bheki Cele, confirmed on Friday that the police officer accused of killing 16-year-old boy Nathaniel Julies in Eldorado Park has not been sus ...View Article

Cricket SA fires Thabang Moroe

2020-08-28 04:28:56

Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Thursday that its board of directors has terminated the employment of Thabang Moroe as chief executive officer with im ...View Article

Mamelodi hostels dwellers still to receive controversial shacks

2020-08-28 01:01:52

Residents of hostels in Mamelodi outside Tshwane are yet to be moved to temporary homes meant to reduce overcrowding in hostels, otherwise known as ‘transit ...View Article

Ramaphosa says tender system must be evaluated

2020-08-28 04:30:13

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the tender system might need to be evaluated following allegations of multi-million-Rand COVID-19 corruption implicating some t ...View Article

Eldorado Park residents vs police over teenager’s death

2020-08-28 05:44:02

Three police officers have been injured and 10 people arrested, following public violence in Eldorado Park in the south of Johannesburg. Residents clashed wit ...View Article

No government assistance for private university students

2020-08-28 04:30:58

Government will not be able to help students in private institutions of higher learning, even if they are genuinely struggling financially. This was confirmed ...View Article

Cabinet talks tough on COVID-19 corruption

2020-08-28 04:31:31

Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, said Cabinet has vowed that monies stolen by “unscrupulous companies” will be recovered.

In a televised ...View Article

Swallows tops GladAfrica log, on PSL door

2020-08-27 05:33:10

Swallows FC has secured itself a number one spot on the GladAfrica Championship log table and is one game away from realising its dream to be promoted to the ...View Article

Women still facing stereotypes in a workplace

2020-08-27 07:31:38

In addition to having to work twice as much as men to be recognised, women also have to contend with gender stereotypes in a workplace. This is one of the cha ...View Article

Ramaphosa welcomes publishing of COVID-19 tenders

2020-08-27 07:05:50

President Cyril Ramaphosa described as "historic" the online publication of a list of all COVID-19 related government expenditure.    On Wednesday a ...View Article

More university students returning to campus

2020-08-27 04:39:47

Minister of Higher Education and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, announced that two thirds of students can now return to campuses for physical teaching and lea ...View Article

ANC veteran Maine laid to rest

2020-08-27 04:33:45

National Assembly speaker, Thandi Modise, called for the restoration of the African National Congress (ANC) in honour of the party’s late veteran, Sophie Ma ...View Article

FITA reach a settlement with government on tobacco sale

2020-08-27 07:05:22

The Fair Trade Independent Tobacco Association (FITA) has dropped its legal challenge against government over the ban on cigarette and tobacco products sale f ...View Article

Brand SA denies corruption allegations

2020-08-27 04:40:10

Brand South Africa denied claims of large-scale corruption made by its former Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr Kingsley Makhubela. The entity’s Board of Tr ...View Article

NW government instructed to reinstate Denel learnership programme

2020-08-27 04:40:34

The North West Provincial Legislature's Portfolio Committee on Premier, Finance, Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, instructed ...View Article

Battle for GladAfrica Championship, PSL promotion heats up

2020-08-26 03:34:18

The GladAfrica Championship trophy will be handed to the team that’s crowned champions this coming Sunday, 30 August 2020.  The Premier Soccer League ( ...View Article

MEC Matsemela visits Zeerust school where teacher assaulted

2020-08-26 06:52:37

North West Education MEC, Wendy Matsemela, says she is happy with the process of phasing in other grades at schools, after schools were closed due to the surg ...View Article

Ghost employees haunt City of Tshwane

2020-08-26 06:54:02

South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) and City of Tshwane are at loggerheads over the verification process for the municipality’s employees.

I ...View Article

Provincial Special Funeral for North West ANC veteran Maine

2020-08-26 06:54:33

The late African National Congress (ANC) veteran, Sophie Maine, will be accorded a Special Provincial Funeral Category 2.

North West Premier, Job Mokgor ...View Article

Tax fraud case against senior Eskom manager postponed

2020-08-26 06:47:54

Former Eskom senior manager, France Hlakudi, appeared briefly in the Pretoria Magistate Court when the matter was postponed to allow his legal team to study t ...View Article

Alcohol consumption linked to high trauma cases: Mamabolo

2020-08-26 06:52:50

Alcohol sale ban have already caused a public outcry, less than a week since the suspension was lifted.

And acting Gauteng MEC for Health, Jacob Mamabol ...View Article

Member of Parliament, Hishaam Mohamed, dies

2020-08-25 03:31:59

 ANC Member of Parliamen, Advocate Hisamodien “Hishaam” Mohamed, has died. He was a member of the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Ser ...View Article

Usain Bolt quarantines, awaits COVID-19 results

2020-08-25 08:22:49

Retired sprinter, Usain Bolt, is self-quarantining after undergoing a COVID-19 test amid reports that he was positive for the deadly coronavirus.

Bolt a ...View Article

Mkhwebane fights to stop her removal as PP

2020-08-25 03:31:47

Judgment was reserved on Monday in the case in which Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, is trying to stop Parliament from instituting steps to rem ...View Article

NW Health accused of defying COVID-19 regulations

2020-08-25 04:13:04

Workers at the Department of Health in Mahikeng in the North West held a protest on Monday, accusing the department of not complying with COVID-19 regulations ...View Article

No classes for some North West schools

2020-08-25 07:22:15

While schools officially reopened on Monday across the country, it was not the case for learners at some schools in the North West province.

Grade 4 lea ...View Article

Matsena's alleged killer remanded in custody

2020-08-25 07:16:06

The case against a 29-year-old man accused of killing Gauteng member of provincial legislature, Mapiti Matsena, was today [Monday] postponed to 13 October for ...View Article

Wayward Mboweni reprimanded

2020-08-25 07:13:22

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has once more been ‘reprimanded’ for his social media bad boy behaviour that has often brought the South African government ...View Article

SANEF chair concerned about COVID-19 impact on the media

2020-08-25 03:53:33

Newly elected Chairperson of the South African National Editors Forum (SANEF), Sbu Ngalwa, says he has a big task ahead as he takes over when the media indust ...View Article

Ramaphosa warns corrupt ANC members

2020-08-25 04:04:25

African National Congress (ANC) President, Cyril Ramaphosa, says public anger towards the ANC is understandable and justified, as the party is associated with ...View Article

The Sbu Mseleku I know

2020-08-25 04:08:56

As the legendary sport journalist, Sibusiso "S'bu" Mseleku is laid to rest today in Durban, I want to take this moment to remember the man who was more than a ...View Article

Bafana Bafana return to action

2020-08-23 03:01:17

Bafana Bafana will be back on the pitch with two friendly matches in October, if head coach, Molefi Ntseki, gets his way.

Ntseki confirmed plans for the ...View Article

Nehawu to strike over PPE, wages

2020-08-24 05:15:31

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) is preparing for a national stay-away scheduled for next Friday, 28 August 2020.

The ...View Article

Sibusiso Mseleku to be laid to rest on Sunday

2020-08-22 06:35:52

Legendary sport writer, Sibusiso Mseleku, will be laid to rest on Sunday, 23 August.

Mseleku died on Monday after a Covid-related illness.

Family ...View Article

Dis-Chem withdraws price hiking appeal

2020-08-22 06:27:12

Dis-Chem Pharmacies has withdrawn the appeal application for the price gouging fine, the Competition commission confirmed in a statement on Friday.

“I ...View Article

Mamelodi flood victims frown at relocation process

2020-08-22 06:17:58

Victims of the December 2019 floods at Eerste Fabriek in Mamelodi have accused City of Tshwane officials of manipulating the list of beneficiaries meant to be ...View Article

Maritzburg's Kunene ruled out of the remainder of the season

2020-08-22 06:36:09

Maritzburg United confirmed that midfielder, Mxolisi Kunene, has been ruled out for the remainder of the 2019/20 soccer season.

The 28-year-old suffered ...View Article

R150m from liquor traders for harm reduction programmes

2020-08-22 06:27:38

The National Liquor Traders Council has committed to invest more than R150-million in the coming year in programmes that will help reduce the social ills asso ...View Article

Cosatu calls for disbandment of SABC Board

2020-08-22 06:28:00

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) wants the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board disbanded for failing to turn the fortunes o ...View Article

Santaco wants SA's economic slice

2020-08-21 01:27:51

South African National Taxi Association (Santaco) says the taxi industry still continues to be treated badly by the financial services sector and government, ...View Article

SMMEs feel COVID-19 relief drought

2020-08-21 11:21:22

The Mahikeng Informal Traders Forum in the North West criticized the provincial Department of Economic Development, Conservation and Tourism for its failure t ...View Article

Mbalula warns taxi industry against gender-based violence

2020-08-21 05:02:43

Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, called on taxi industry bosses to play their role in rooting out gender-based violence often meted by industry players ...View Article

KG Montjane pulls out of US Open

2020-08-21 05:06:28

South African top wheelchair tennis star and world number seven, Kgothatso ‘KG’ Montjane, has become the latest player to withdraw from participating in t ...View Article

Eskom suspends load shedding

2020-08-21 11:29:17

There will be no load shedding this weekend.

After recovering three power generation units on Thursday night, Eskom announced on Friday that it has susp ...View Article

Eskom threatens to cut Ramotshere Moiloa power

2020-08-20 06:09:58

Eskom warned it will once again plunge areas in North West's Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality in the dark, should the local authority fail to pay its debt ...View Article

Teacher unions decry shortage of staff

2020-08-20 06:00:10

As the Department of Basic Education prepares to phase in the second cohort of learners on Monday, teacher unions have raised concerns about the shortage of t ...View Article

AmaZulu fires coach Vukušič

2020-08-21 01:28:15

AmaZulu confirmed the departure of coach, Jozef Vukušič with immediate effect.

“After an extensive consultation process, the club has decided to ter ...View Article

Mbalula launches National Taxi Lekgotla

2020-08-20 05:52:41

Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula said the taxi industry has a very bad history that has resulted in the loss of many lives and that his department is seek ...View Article

Alleged Chinese traffickers fight strict bail conditions

2020-08-20 05:56:19

The defence in the matter involving seven Chinese nationals that were arrested in arrested last year November for alleged human trafficking and violation of S ...View Article

Celtic denies Chiefs a chance to go 9 points up

2020-08-20 06:01:48

Kaizer Chiefs missed an opportunity to widen the gap with nine points in its race for the Absa Premiership title after suffering a major loss to Bloemfontein ...View Article

Joburg ups pressure on land, housing invaders

2020-08-20 09:08:38

Member of Mayoral Committer (MMC) for housing in the City of Johannesburg, Mlungisi Mabaso, warned land and house invaders that they will face the full might ...View Article

CSA appoints Kugandrie Govender as acting CEO

2020-08-20 09:29:46

Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced the appointment of Kugandrie Govender as Alacting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with immediate effect.

Govender, wh ...View Article

Fewer new COVID-19 cases give SA hope

2020-08-19 07:36:35

South Africa continues to record fewer new COVID-19 cases and this has convinced authorities that the country may just have passed its peak. On Tuesday night ...View Article

SIU probing R5bn COVID-19 tender corruption

2020-08-20 12:12:04

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) is investigating 658 cases of alleged corruption related to COVID-19 procurement to the value of R5-billion. The investig ...View Article

ANC NW mourns veteran Sophie Maine

2020-08-20 12:11:25

The African National Congress (ANC) Interim Provincial Committee (IPC) in the North West on Wednesday announced the passing of one of its members, Sophie Main ...View Article

Barcelona confirm Koeman as new coach

2020-08-19 07:22:38

Spanish giants Barcelona FC confirmed the appointment of Ronald Koeman as the club’s new coach on a two-year deal.  The appointment follows the dismiss ...View Article

Kubayi-Ngubane confident of tourism sector's recovery

2020-08-20 07:35:40

You'll now be allowed to book a holiday or a weekend away anywhere in South Africa, thanks to the opening of the tourism industry under alert level two lockdo ...View Article

Molapisi demands answers on a road project

2020-08-19 07:16:43

North West MEC for Public Works and Roads, Oageng Molapisi, is demanding answers about why a road project is running behind schedule and has not benefited com ...View Article

Mkhwebane probes Gauteng COVID-19 tenders

2020-08-19 07:03:01

Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, continues to visit Gauteng hospitals today. This as she embarks on a fact-finding mission as part of looking in ...View Article

Nehawu decry corruption claims at NW Health Department

2020-08-19 02:52:48

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (NEHAWU) branch at the Department of Health in Mahikeng in the North West has raised concerns about c ...View Article

MTN appoints Ralph Mupita as new CEO

2020-08-19 02:53:04

Mobile network company, MTN, has appointment Ralph Mupita as its new group president and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective from 1 September 2020.

...View Article

Mali coup leaders want to form new government

2020-08-19 02:54:19

The military leaders of a coup in Mali announced that they intend to form a new government. The troops, led by Colonel Malick Diaw, on Tuesday arrested Presid ...View Article

Koeman is Barcelona’s next coach

2020-08-19 08:58:37

Ronald Koeman is a shoo-in for the position of Barcelona FC's head coach. A Tuesday announcement by Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, confirmed that ...View Article

Cricket SA announces acting president

2020-08-19 02:53:24

The Board of Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced Beresford Williams as acting president following the resignation of Chris Nenzani.

Nenzani resigne ...View Article

NW receives food parcels from international church

2020-08-19 01:25:37

The North West Department of Social Development donated more than 20 000 food parcels since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak in March this year.

S ...View Article

NW opposition wants lifestyle audit for EXCO

2020-08-19 05:00:58

Opposition parties in the North West are demanding that members of the provincial government's Executive Council (EXCO) must undergo lifestyle audits.

T ...View Article

Cosatu disappointed with charges withdrawal against Implats CEO

2020-08-19 01:26:10

Congress of South African Trade Union (COSATU) expressed disappointed with the withdrawal of charges against Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Rustenburg I ...View Article

NW agriculture striving to eradicate poverty

2020-08-19 07:13:43

MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development in the North West, Desbo Mohono, on Tuesday handed over food security projects to indigent families in Biesiesvlei n ...View Article

Mbalula saddened by EC accident that killed 10

2020-08-19 04:36:33

Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula, has sent condolences to families that lost their loved ones after 10 women were killed in a car accident in  Mthatha ...View Article

Hlengiwe Msimango's "killer" abandons bail

2020-08-19 07:13:14

A 33-year-old man accused of killing a 29-year-old mother of two, Hlengiwe Msimango, has abandoned bail application at the Kempton Park Magistrates Court on T ...View Article

Pirates lifts Thembinkosi Lorch’s suspension

2020-08-18 02:51:16

Orlando Pirates on Tuesday confirmed the return of the team's forward, Thembinkosi Lorch. This after the finalisation of disciplinary proceedings against him. ...View Article

Legendary sport journalist Sibusiso Mseleku dies

2020-08-18 02:52:05

Well known sport journalist S’busiso Mseleku has died aged 59. Mseleku passed away in a Johannesburg hospital on Monday night.

Family spokesperson, Vi ...View Article

Barcelona fires Quique Setien

2020-08-18 06:07:21

Barcelona FC sacked the team's manager, Quique Setien, the club announced on Monday through its president, Josep Bartomeu. This after the team's humiliating 8 ...View Article

Cape Town City dashes Sundowns' league hopes

2020-08-18 02:38:12

Mamelodi Sundowns’ ABSA premiership race suffered a major blow following a 3-2 defeat by Cape Town City at Loftus Versfeld on Monday night.

The Brazil ...View Article

Ntuli, Moodey unhappy with DA's virtual conference

2020-08-18 02:53:00

With the race for the Democratic Alliance (DA) top job well underway, some leaders have started raising concerns about the voting system that are billed to be ...View Article

NW records R120m COVID-19 expenditure

2020-08-18 02:14:54

The North West provincial government has spent R124-million on COVID-19 related resources since the beginning of the outbreak in the country.

This was r ...View Article


2020-08-18 02:51:28

The Gauteng provincial government says it is stepping up its fight against land invasions across the province.

On Monday several MECs went out to inform ...View Article

Switzerland shares COVID-19 lessons

2020-08-18 02:37:12

Switzerland, by far the country with the most effective response to COVID-19, has attributed its success to a pre-existing strong health system that includes ...View Article

Marikana victims threaten Ramaphosa with legal action

2020-08-16 08:09:21

Survivors and families of victims of the 2012 Marikana massacre have given President Cyril Ramaphosa and government until the end of the month to apologise an ...View Article

Mathunjwa: Marikana massacre carefully planned

2020-08-16 08:09:38

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has accused the government and mining company Lonmin – now bought by Sibanye-Stillwater - of pl ...View Article

SA moves to Level 2 lockdown, ban on alcohol, cigarettes lifted

2020-08-16 08:10:00

You will now be able to smoke, have your favourite alcoholic beverage and travel from one province to the other. These are some of the changes President Cyril ...View Article

Bob Mabena laid to rest

2020-08-16 08:10:19

Legendary broadcaster and disc jockey, Bob Mabena, was on Saturday cremated in Centurion, Pretoria. Mabena passed away at the age of 51 on Monday after suffer ...View Article

Crime down due to lockdown

2020-08-16 08:10:44

Crime levels have gone significantly down in the past three months from April, police minister Bheki Cele reported on Friday. Cele released quarterly crime st ...View Article

Ditsobotla mayor calls for calm after violent protests

2020-08-14 06:17:00

Ditsobotla Local Municipality Mayor, Daniel Buthelezi, has condemned the violence that took place in Blydeville on Thursday evening.

This after a truck ...View Article

NW ANCWL accuses the IPC of serving its own interest

2020-08-15 08:07:12

The African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) in the North West has accused the party’s Interim Provincial Committee (IPC) of serving its own inter ...View Article

Young graduates protest against unemployment

2020-08-14 06:18:15

Frustrated with joblessness, young unemployed graduates marched to the country's capital, Pretoria, demanding government intervention.

The group demonst ...View Article

The benchmark is gone – A tribute to Bob Mabena

2020-08-14 06:17:44

On 7 March 1989 in the make-believe Republic of Bophuthatswana, Bob Mabena, was introduced to radio listeners.

It could have been just after 3pm when Ra ...View Article

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