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Do the right thing to prevent COVID-19 second wave: Ramaphosa to SA

2020-11-11 08:14:03

President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended the State of the National Disaster to 15 December, cautioning South Africans against growing careless behavior that thr ...View Article

Outgoing AG Kimi Makwetu dies

2020-11-11 08:14:39

Outgoing Auditor General, Kimi Makwetu, has died from lung cancer, aged 54.

Makwethu was due to leave office at the end of November after serving as AG ...View Article

Matsemela concerned about post-matrics not studying

2020-11-11 05:54:29

The Department of Education in the North West has raised concern about learners who have completed their Grade 12 and now having nothing to do as they're not ...View Article

Naledi residents block people from voting

2020-11-11 08:14:22

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, told residents of Naledi in Soweto that Eskom promised to restore power to the area by 27 November. Makhura was addressing res ...View Article

NW unveils multi-billion Rand housing project plans

2020-11-11 05:44:03

The North West Housing Corporation (NWHC) has launched a strategic plan for a multi-billion-rand housing project that will see 15 000 houses built in the prov ...View Article

Former crime intelligence boss fails to appear in court

2020-11-11 05:35:25

Former Crime Intelligence boss, Richard Mdluli, failed to appear before the Pretoria Specialized Crimes Court on Tuesday, citing ill health.

His co-accu ...View Article

DA- led government warns EFF over Brackenfell

2020-11-11 04:01:55

The Western Cape provincial government issued a dismissive reaction to attacks on Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members who protested outside Brackenfell Hi ...View Article

Arrest warrant out for Ace Magashule

2020-11-11 11:51:52

A warrant of arrest has been issued for African National Congress (ANC) secretary general, Ace Magashule. The Hawks confirmed that the ANC's chief admini ...View Article

Patrice Motsepe to run for CAF presidency

2020-11-10 03:33:26

Mamelodi Sundowns boss, Patrice Motsepe, has been confirmed as a surprise candidate for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidency.

South Af ...View Article

Alleged baby kidnappers remanded in custody

2020-11-10 10:54:54

Two suspects arrested for kidnapping a four-month-old baby boy in Ventersdorp will remain in police custody until their next court appearance on 18 November 2 ...View Article

Ramaphosa condemns Brackenfell violence, defends right to protest

2020-11-10 11:04:11

President Cyril Ramaphosa came short of calling out racism that was behind Monday's violent attacks on black parents and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) membe ...View Article

Justice remains delayed for Palesa Madiba

2020-11-10 03:19:35

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), expressed unhappiness with another postponement in the murder case against Dumisane Mkhwanazi, accused of killing Un ...View Article

SA hopes to ‘deepen’ investment flow

2020-11-10 03:07:20

Minister of Trade and Industry, Ebrahim Patel, says government hopes to “deepen” the flow of investments into the country despite the negative impact COVI ...View Article

IEC ready for countrywide by-election

2020-11-11 04:02:26

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says it's ready for Wednesday's by-elections in 95 wards across 55 municipalities nationwide. 

Earlier t ...View Article

Ramaphosa urges 'vigilance' and adherence to fight COVID-19

2020-11-09 03:23:50

President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned South Africans not to "become the architects of our own undoing" in the fight against COVID-19

Ramaphosa said this ...View Article

Mbeki warns against xenophobia and #PutSouthAfricaFirst

2020-11-09 02:12:59

Former President, Thabo Mbeki, has cautioned against the #PutSouthAfricaFirst rhetoric, warning that this would result in opportunistic xenophobic attacks in ...View Article

US president-elect Joe Biden promises to unite America

2020-11-09 08:41:02

The US President-elect, Joe Biden, has promised to ensure that the divided American nation is once more reunited. Biden said this is one of the top missions f ...View Article

Maquassi Hills municipal technician released on bail

2020-11-08 07:57:43

A Maquassi Hills Local Municipality employee is out on R3000 bail after being arrested for fraud.

The Wolmaransstad Magistrate’s Court on Friday grant ...View Article

Puleng Lenkabula appointed UNISA’s first black female vice chancellor

2020-11-06 07:30:47

University of South Africa (UNISA) has described the appointment of its first black female vice chancellor, Professor Puleng Lenkabula as “unprecedented”. ...View Article

90% of VBS depositors lodge claims: Liquidator

2020-11-06 07:21:19

The liquidator of the now defunct VBS Mutual Bank, Anoosh Rooplal, is appealing to depositors or creditors who deposited less than R100 000 at the bank, to lo ...View Article

Storm wreaks havoc in Rustenburg

2020-11-09 02:13:19

The Rustenburg Local Municipality in the North West is counting the costs after Thursday’s storm that damaged buildings and vehicles. The South African Weat ...View Article

EFF takes on Sassa over unemployment grants

2020-11-05 09:14:26

Up to seven million South Africans are receiving the COVID-19 unemployment grant, while at least 8000 applicants are waiting for their applications to be proc ...View Article

Eskom reverses planned Matlosana blackouts

2020-11-05 07:49:58

National power utility, Eskom, has set aside its decision to introduce rolling blackouts for Matlosana Local Municipality in the North West. 

This ...View Article

More people shot at Langplaas Farm in Brits

2020-11-05 03:58:46

Five people sustained injuries after PPS private security company officials allegedly fired rubber bullets at protesting community members near Langplaas Farm ...View Article

NW police launch festive safety programme

2020-11-05 04:04:58

North West police are ready to fight to crime and ensure that all communities are safe during the festive season.

Provincial Commisioner, Lieutenant Gen ...View Article

Bushiris granted bail under strict conditions

2020-11-05 04:57:07

Controversial and self-proclaimed prophet, Shepherd Bushiri and his wife, Mary have been released from jail at R200 000 bail each. The couple has also been sl ...View Article

Department of Justice confirms Bushiri dockets are safe

2020-11-04 05:22:53

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has dismissed claim that some documents from court files of the Bushiri fraud case have been stolen.< ...View Article

Metrorail resumes ‘limited’ train operations

2020-11-04 05:22:32

After months of suspending trains service, Metrorail has finally gotten rail transport back on track, but only with limited services.

On Tuesday, Metror ...View Article

Gauteng Exco will not appeal Tshwane SCA judgement

2020-11-04 04:54:29

The Gauteng provincial government will not appeal the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) judgment on the dissolution of City of Tshwane Metropolitan Council. Last ...View Article

ANC NW to remove mayors resiting recall

2020-11-03 03:55:03

The African National Congress (ANC) in the North West has resolved to approach the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to remove the names of mayors of fiv ...View Article

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

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