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Matlosana gets a new mayor

2021-09-29 06:17:35

Rose Thabancho is officially the new Executive Mayor of Matlosana Local Municipality in the North West.

Thabancho was elected mayor of the Klersdorp bas ...View Article

The storm is over as You FM station bans R Kelly

2021-09-30 06:07:04

Commercial music radio station You FM has banned USA singer, Robert Kelly, otherwise known as R Kelly following his conviction on sexual offences this week.View Article

Cele: Arrest imminent in ward councillor's murder

2021-09-29 11:42:30

Police Minister, Bheki Cele, has promised to keep a close eye on Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality due to the number of violent incidents and killings recorde ...View Article

Illegal occupants evicted from Bop Flats

2021-09-28 03:48:23

People who had illegally occupied Bob Flats in Mahikeng have blamed the North West Provincial Government for failing to protect the buildings inherited from t ...View Article

Alliance partners Cosatu and SACP back the ANC

2021-09-28 03:48:36

Despite earlier threats to withold support for the African National Congress (ANC), the governing party's alliance partners Congress of South African Trade Un ...View Article

LGBTQIA+ community stands to bring change to local government

2021-09-28 01:14:15

The LGBTQIA+ community hopes that having its members as councillors will help in the fight against homophobic killings in South Africa.

Tshwane LGBTQIA+ ...View Article

Murdered Mabopane councillor's family wants justice

2021-09-28 04:49:15

The family of slain ANC councillor, Tshepo Motaung, wants the “mastermind” behind the brutal murder of their loved one arrested. The family said the case ...View Article

Police on a hunt for 6 men for multiple rapes

2021-09-28 03:49:20

Police are looking for six men believed to have raped and robbed five women in Hammanskraal over the weekend.

A South African Police Service (SAPS) stat ...View Article

Mahikeng villagers not keen on municipal polls

2021-09-28 04:33:37

As the country prepares to hold local government elections on 1 November some communities in the North West province have mixed feelings about participating i ...View Article

Ramaphosa promises better municipal governance

2021-09-28 03:49:35

African National Congress (ANC) president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has promised that ANC-led municipalities will do better to deliver quality services to residents.& ...View Article

Madikizela-Mandela's family happy as EFF names HQ after her

2021-09-27 11:18:15

The family of late struggle icon, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela,  has extended gratitude to the EFF saying it has kept her name alive.

The party picked ...View Article

EFF makes big local government promises

2021-09-27 05:21:56

The EFF is promising free electricity and basic services to the poor, improved and professional management of municipalities as well as accountability if it g ...View Article

EFF makes commitments to improve municipalities

2021-09-27 05:15:06

The EFF says it wants to win municipal elections not just for itself, but also in honour of the late struggle icon, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela who would have b ...View Article

Mama Winnie reigns supreme at EFF manifesto

2021-09-26 10:38:29

The late struggle icon, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, is being honoured at the EFF 2021 Local Government Election manifesto launch happening at Ghandi Square in ...View Article

EFF wants statue of Paul Kruger removed

2021-09-25 04:51:28

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) wants the statue of Paul Kruger in Pretoria central business district (CBD) removed urgently. Kruger was the last president of ...View Article

Mogoeng shares words of advice for Chief Justice successor

2021-09-25 04:51:58

Outgoing Chief Justice, Mogoeng Mogoeng, says maintaining judicial independence and integrity are central for a head of the judiciary.

The Chief Justice ...View Article

Ramaphosa visits Matongo's home, hails his leadership skills

2021-09-25 04:42:37

ANC President, Cyril Ramaphosa, says the country has been dealt a heavy blow by the passing of City of Johannesburg Executive Mayor, Jolidee Matongo.

Ra ...View Article

Laudium residents threatens protest over water shortage

2021-09-25 04:46:00

Residents of Laudium in Pretoria have threatened to take to the streets again if the water shortages in the area are not resolved urgently.

A ward counc ...View Article

Ramaphosa welcomes US vaccines to developing countries

2021-09-23 06:34:22

President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the 500 million vaccine doses that the United States of America is donating to poor countries.

He was speaking du ...View Article

City of Tshwane faces off with 'dismissed' employees

2021-09-24 05:55:35

City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality says it's engaging its employees through relevant labour channels. This as axed workers stage a sit-in at Tshwane mu ...View Article

DA crying foul over EFF crowds

2021-09-23 01:33:28

In a rather bizarre move, the Democratic Alliance (DA) has called on its rival Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to keep its manifesto launch to no more than 50 ...View Article

Afriforum welcomes Apex Unisa language policy judgment

2021-09-23 01:24:14

Minority rights lobby group, Afriforum, has hailed the Constitutional Court's judgment on University of South Africa’s (Unisa’s) monolingual language poli ...View Article

Mahikeng residents reach agreement on Lotlamoreng dam project

2021-09-23 06:21:02

Residents of Magogoe village in Mahikeng in the North West have expressed happiness after government assured them that they will be included in the second pha ...View Article

Suspense on Zuma, Downer court battle

2021-09-23 06:17:49

Former president, Jacob Zuma, will have to wait a few weeks before hearing whether his legal team has managed to get Advocate Billy Downer removedl from prose ...View Article

Probe into Rustenburg traffic department fire

2021-09-23 06:10:56

An investigation is underway to establish the cause of a fire that broke out on Tuesday night at the Rustenburg Local Municipality’s Traffic Department in G ...View Article

Zondo Commission wants no part in calls for Zuma release

2021-09-23 06:11:08

The State Capture Commission of Inquiry will not be taking part in any of the proceedings challenging the decision to grant former president, Jacob Zuma, a me ...View Article

Mahikeng residents demand answers over Bop property sale

2021-09-22 05:50:29

Mahikeng residents plan to hold a march on Thursday to express dissatisfaction with the sale of buildings

the North West Provincial Government inherited ...View Article

Duarte: "We are not discussing a replacement for Matongo yet”

2021-09-22 05:52:20

The ANC says it is too soon to discuss a possible replacement for the late City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality Executive Mayor, Jolidee Matongo. He ...View Article

Deputy minister, premier held hostage in Mahikeng over tenders

2021-09-23 06:07:58

Residents of Magogoe village in Mahikeng in the North West, are on Wednesday expected to meet with MECs from different departments over renovations at Lotlamo ...View Article

Fire causes damage at Rustenburg traffic department

2021-09-22 05:23:42

An investigation is underway to establish the cause of a fire that broke out at the Rustenburg Local Municipality's traffic department on Tuesday evening.

...View Article

Two rescuers die at Sibanye Stillwater in Westonaria

2021-09-22 05:19:18


Sibanye Stillwater says it is saddened by the passing of two of its mine rescue team members who died at the Thuthukani Shaft in Westonaria in Ga ...View Article

NW deteriorating fire stations raise concern

2021-09-22 05:23:59

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union (IMATU) has raised concerns about the state of deteriorating fire stations in Ngaka Modiri Molema District Mu ...View Article

Matongo funeral on Friday

2021-09-21 01:06:32

The late City of Johannesburg Executive Mayor, Jolidee Matongo, will be laid to rest on Friday in Johannesburg. This was confirmed by ANC Greater Johannesburg ...View Article

DA loses bid to halt candidate submission reopening

2021-09-21 04:55:18

The Constitutional Court has dismissed the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) bid to reverse the reopening of the candidate registration process for the November lo ...View Article

Mkhize to be honoured with Official Funeral

2021-09-21 04:57:14

The late Deputy Minister in The Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize, will be honoured with an Official Funeral Cat ...View Article

Political parties up in arms over Olivenhoutbosch voters' roll ‘mess’

2021-09-20 05:16:45

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) must sort out the voters' roll issues identified in two wards in Olivenhoutbosch in Gauteng before the election dat ...View Article

Joburg mayor Matongo dies

2021-09-20 05:17:01

City of Johannesburg Executive Mayor, Jolidee Matongo, has died aged 46. Matongo died in a car crash on Saturday night.

City of Johannesburg said in a s ...View Article

IEC impressed with first day of voter registration

2021-09-18 05:47:30

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) said despite several problems it encountered during the first day of the weekend voter registration on Saturday, it ...View Article

Zuma takes legal battle to an African Court

2021-09-18 05:53:05

Former president Jacob Zuma is challenging his imprisonment at the African Court on Human and People’s Rights.

The Jacob Zuma Foundation revealed this ...View Article

City Power to take over Soweto power supply

2021-09-18 05:58:12

City of Johannesburg Executive Mayor, Jolidee Matongo, has assured some residents of Soweto that City Power will start supplying them with electricity, taking ...View Article

Gauteng Human Settlements rebuilds unlawfully demolished house

2021-09-17 05:21:02

Gauteng Department of Human Settlements has finally rebuilt a house in Atteridgeville that was unlawfully demolished over three years ago.

The house was ...View Article

CET lecturers want permanent contracts, better salaries

2021-09-17 01:25:03

Community Education and Training (CET) lecturers demand that they be given permanent employment contracts that will see them working normal hours.

The l ...View Article

Mamabolo condemns attacks on e-hailing taxi operator

2021-09-17 01:26:41

Gauteng MEC for Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure, Jacob Mamabolo, says he will on Monday meet taxi associations in Gauteng - together with all their ...View Article

Zuma’s rescission application dismissed

2021-09-18 05:58:33

The Constitutional Court on Friday dismissed former president Jacob Zuma’s application to have his 15-month prison sentence rescinded.

Zuma filed the ...View Article

Municipal workers accept 3.5% salary increase

2021-09-17 05:03:51

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) has signed off on a 3.5% salary hike for municipal workers after negotiations deadlocked earlier this yea ...View Article

Mbalula: Protests against ANC sponsored

2021-09-17 01:14:49

African National Congress (ANC) Head of Elections, Fikile Mbalula, has warned that the party would deal with members who want to use criminal activities to el ...View Article

Ramaphosa mourns Hlengiwe Mkhize

2021-09-17 04:56:49

President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent condolences to the family of the late Deputy Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities,"Pro ...View Article

DA insists IEC wrong to reopen candidate submission

2021-09-16 06:34:11

Democratic Alliance (DA) mayoral candidate for City of Tshwane, Randall Williams, is adamant that the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is wrong for reop ...View Article

Niehaus lays charges against ANC national officials

2021-09-16 05:45:59

Suspended African National Congress (ANC) member and spokesperson for the disbanded uMkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA), Carl Niehaus, says ...View Article

Gauteng chases 4m million COVID-19 vaccination

2021-09-16 05:41:20

Gauteng MEC for Health, Nomathemba Mokgethi, says the province is expecting to have surpassed 4 million vaccination mark by the end of Wednesday.

“I w ...View Article

Bishop Zondo fails to get complainants' CRL Commission statements

2021-09-15 05:02:42

The rape case against prominent Bishop Stephen Zondo was postponed to 15 November.

The leader of the Rivers of Living Waters Ministries is accused of ra ...View Article

SIU finds Limpopo TRUs tender fraudulent

2021-09-14 06:25:45

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has found that the R15.3-million tender for the construction of 192 transitional residential units in Limpopo was “frau ...View Article

Three Zandspruit mob justice accused granted bail

2021-09-14 06:25:57

Three of the 14 suspects accused of taking part in the Zandspruit vigilante attacks have been granted bail by the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court.

The two ...View Article

More ANC councillor squabble pickets at Luthuli House

2021-09-14 03:09:09

African National Congress (ANC) members from some wards in Gauteng and Mpumalanga picketed outside the party's headquarters, Luthuli House in Johannesburg, to ...View Article

ANC members decry unfair candidate selection process

2021-09-14 04:19:08

The ANC is facing an uphill battle as it tries to consolidate candidates lists for the November local government elections.

Members from different branc ...View Article

SA Govt: Human trafficking victims lured through Facebook

2021-09-13 08:04:00

Deputy Minister of Justice, John Jeffery, said government's analysis of human trafficking cases has revealed that victims are mostly lured through social medi ...View Article

DA Joburg mayoral candidate promises the best city

2021-09-13 05:19:49

As electioneering gains momentum, political parties are now taking aim at each other as they seek to influence voters to choose them over their opponents.

...View Article

Lockdown restrictions likely to be relaxed

2021-09-13 05:20:03

Government is expected to revise the COVID-19 lockdown to a more flexible level tonight to allow political parties space to campaign ahead of the 2021 Local G ...View Article

Woman sees red over unregistered Mahikeng funeral scheme

2021-09-12 05:00:49

A Mahikeng woman has been left devastated, after finding out that the Go Mary Funeral Society that she has been paying premiums to, is not registered.

N ...View Article

Malema: We will win all metros

2021-09-12 04:22:46

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, is confident that his party has got what it takes to record impressive victories in the country’s met ...View Article

One dead in Lichtenburg protests

2021-09-10 06:57:39

North West have confirmed that one person died this afternoon in the violent protests in Lichtenburg near Mahikeng.

Provincial police spokesperson, Brig ...View Article

ANC fires Carl Niehaus

2021-09-10 04:40:42

The African National Congress (ANC) has fired controversial long standing member, Carl Niehaus, as the party's employee.

ANC spokesperson Pule Mabe conf ...View Article

Herman Mashaba launches ActionSA election manifesto

2021-09-09 06:39:09

ActionSA president, Herman Mashaba, has officially launched the party's local government elections campaign. This is in preparation for the 1 November municip ...View Article

Tembisa man sentenced to 300 years for multiple rapes

2021-09-10 04:41:00

A convicted serial rapist from Tembisa, Gift Mkhwanazi, has been sentenced to 12 life imprisonment plus over 300 years in jail by the South Gauteng High Court ...View Article

DC looming for those responsible for changing ANC candidate lists

2021-09-09 01:33:03

The African National Congress (ANC) Interim Provincial Committee (IPC) of the North West says it will take action against leaders found to have changed the pa ...View Article

Fire forces evacuation of Christiana Hospital

2021-09-08 08:55:35

Another major institution has been engulfed by fire in the North West.

The provincial Department of Health confirmed that a fire broke out at Christiana ...View Article

Man arrest for allegedly killing Soweto teacher girlfriend

2021-09-08 08:29:35

Police have arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with the murder of a 36-year-old female teacher whose body was found in a flat in Jabulani, Soweto.

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Fire damages Mmabatho Palms Hotel

2021-09-08 05:10:50

Guests at Mmabatho Palms Hotel Casino Convention Resort lost all their belongings after a fire broke out at the Mahikeng-based hotel in the North West on Wedn ...View Article

Mabuza launches "Return To Play..." COVID-19 vaccination drive

2021-09-08 05:15:58

Deputy President, David Mabuza, has appealed to South Africans to stop spreading fake news about the COVID-19 vaccines. He said this during the launch of the ...View Article

Local government elections on 1 November

2021-09-08 02:41:40

South Africans will vote for their preferred municipal councillors on 1 November. Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) minister, Nkosazana D ...View Article

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