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Chiefs part ways with Middendorp

2020-09-10 08:08:21

Kaizer Chiefs has let go of head coach, Ernst Middendorp, with immediate effect, the team annonced on Wednesday afternoon on its website.

Middendorp lea ...View Article

ANC region wants Ngaka Modiri Molema mayor out

2020-09-10 08:09:39

The ANC Regional Executive Committee (REC) of Ngaka Modiri Molema wants Executive Mayor, Justice Makolomakwa to be removed from his position because of corrup ...View Article

Agisanang business forum cries corruption

2020-09-09 03:40:42

Agisanang Business Forum in the North West has raised concerns about allegations of corruption in the upgrading and extension of wastewater treatment works in ...View Article

NW woman endures hardship after a surgery gone wrong

2020-09-09 04:55:08

A 38-year-old woman in Itsoseng Township outside Mahikeng is living with a colostomy bag that she has to change at least twice a day or whenever it's full aft ...View Article

Family wants justice for man shot by police

2020-09-09 04:46:05

A Tembisa family is devastated by the death of their 22-year-old mentally unstable son, who was allegedly shot by a police officer on Monday.

The deceas ...View Article

Clicks drops TRESemmé, company executive resigns over hair debacle

2020-09-09 04:55:46

Clicks will no longer be selling TRESemmé products and will be replacing them with locally sourced haircare brands. The company said on Tuesday it was removi ...View Article

South Africa’s GDP contracts by 51%

2020-09-09 11:39:36

South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) fell by a whopping 51% in the second quarter of 2020, resulting in the economy contracting for the fourth consec ...View Article

Pirates star Lorch arrested, bailed for assault

2020-09-08 01:25:08

Orlando Pirates midfielder, Thembinkosi Lorch, is out on a R2000 bail after spending a good part of Monday in police custody.

The 27-year-old was arrest ...View Article

Small Business Minister calls Clicks apology ‘meaningless

2020-09-08 06:55:16

Minister of Small Business Development, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, has rejected Clicks' apology for the racist hair advertisement, describing the company's apology ...View Article

Matsemela: No pass one, pass all

2020-09-08 07:17:59

Grade 12 learners are expected to perform to the best of their ability despite the disruptions that COVID-19 caused in the 2020 academic year. And no learners ...View Article

EFF shuts Clicks stores over hair debacle

2020-09-08 11:35:10

It was a difficult day for Clicks stores across the country as trading was brought to a standstill by protests over the racially insensitive hair advert. Econ ...View Article

Cele: it's treason to kill a police officer

2020-09-08 07:51:10

Police Minister, Bheki Cele, says those who kill police officers should be charged with treason.

The police minister said this on Sunday at the annual c ...View Article

Mabuza condemns killing of police officers

2020-09-07 10:48:05

Deputy President, David Mabuza, condemned the killing of police officers, saying they are meant to protect South Africans.

Mabuza presided over the annu ...View Article

Eldorado Park's Nathaniel Julies laid to rest

2020-09-08 11:34:45

It was a funeral service befitting a king on Saturday when Nathaniel Julies was laid to rest in Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg.

Julies was shot de ...View Article

DA policy conference to provide party direction

2020-09-07 10:47:01

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is holding a two-day policy conference this weekend, a gathering that will signal the direction the official opposition party is ...View Article

Referee correctly disallowed Chippa goal – SAFA referees boss

2020-09-05 12:42:48

Referee Jerry Chavani was correct to disallow a goal by Chippa United in the Premier Soccer League game against Kaizer Chiefs on Wednesday evening. So says So ...View Article

Eldorado Park residents want Julies to be honoured

2020-09-05 07:38:48

Eldorado Park residents want the late Nathaniel Julies to be remembered forever, as they say he united their community. 16-year-old Julies was shot dead last ...View Article

Eskom suspends two managers over load shedding

2020-09-04 07:29:21

Eskom Group Chief Executive (GCE), Mr André de Ruyter, has suspended two managers at Tutuka and Kendal power stations, pending disciplinary investigations.View Article

Zuma to miss Zondo Commission appearance

2020-09-05 12:42:07

Former President, Jacob Zuma, will not show up at the next scheduled appearance at the Zondo Commission later this month, his lawyers said.

Zuma’s att ...View Article

Nehawu flexes muscle over PPE and salaries

2020-09-04 07:32:10

National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) has given government seven days to respond “favorably” to the union’s demands or workers w ...View Article

Ngaka Modiri Molema clarifies R93m COVID-19 spending

2020-09-04 10:22:22

Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality Executive Mayor, Justice Makolomakwa, denied allegations that his municipality has blown R93-million meant for COVID ...View Article

Lobby groups decry 8-year child porn sentence

2020-09-04 10:19:37

Child protection organizations say they are appalled and angered by an eight-year jail sentence that was handed to over to a 41-year-old man convicted of prod ...View Article

NW launches public transport intervention team

2020-09-04 10:21:16

North West MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Sello Lehari, expressed  confidence that the North West Public Transport intervention team ...View Article

Nathaniel Julies to be laid to rest on Saturday

2020-09-03 05:21:08

The family of an Eldorado teenager allegedly shot dead by police said he would be buried on Saturday. Nathaniel Julies (16) who suffered from down syndrome, i ...View Article

Top black business leader suspended over GBV

2020-09-04 10:26:50

The Black Business Council (BBC) suspended its Vice President, Keith Thabo, because of criminal charges he faces over gender-based violence.

The BBC inf ...View Article

John Moodey resigns from DA

2020-09-03 04:38:58

John Moodey has resigned from the Democratic Alliance (DA), a party he's been serving as Gauteng leader. Moodey said he no longer regarded the country's offic ...View Article

Heads roll at UIF over COVID-19 corruption

2020-09-02 07:45:15

Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, has confirmed that Unemployment and Insurance Fund (UIF) Commissioner Teboho Maruping, the Fund's Chief Finan ...View Article

DA queries NWDC chief appointment

2020-09-02 04:18:42

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the North West has accused MEC for Economic Development, Conservation and Tourism, Kenetswe Mosenogi, of irregularly appointin ...View Article

Gauteng Health prepares contingency plan amid strike threat

2020-09-02 04:09:57

As a nationwide strike looms in the public health sector, Gauteng Department of Health, said there are ongoing engagements with National Education Health and ...View Article

Man wanted for murdering a pregnant woman

2020-09-02 03:58:59

North West police are searching for a suspect in connection with the murder of a 27-year-old pregnant woman in Setlagole village outside Mahikeng.

It is ...View Article

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

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