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IPID arrests police officers linked to Ntumba murder

2021-03-15 03:35:23

Four police officers have been arrested in connection with the murder of bystander, Mthokozisi Ntumba, during a protest by Wits University students.

The ...View Article

Load-shedding extended until Wednesday

2021-03-14 04:12:51

South African citizens will experience two extra days of darkness after Eskom extended scheduled blackouts to last until Wednesday morning.

The power ut ...View Article

King Zwelithini to be buried on Thursday

2021-03-14 02:34:32

The late AmaZulu King, Goodwill Zwelithini Kabhekuzulu, will be laid to rest in a private funeral on Wednesday night and only men will attend the funeral.

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Actress Noxolo Maqashalala dies

2021-03-13 08:16:53

South Africa has lost another entertainer, television actress, Noxolo Maqashalala. She was 44.

According to family friend, Senyukele Zibobo, Maqashalala ...View Article

Veteran actor Menzi Ngubane dies

2021-03-13 08:12:36

South African veteran actor, Menzi Ngubane, has passed away aged 56.

Ngubane was best known for the role of Sibusiso Dlomo that he played on television ...View Article

Late journalist Karima Brown remembered

2021-03-13 03:32:25

A mother, fierce journalist, political animal, fearless, misunderstood, activist and a foodie. This is how mourners described the late veteran journalist, Kar ...View Article

Mamelodi temporary homes cost more than double the budget

2021-03-13 03:21:20

The cost of building temporary residential units (TRU) for Mamelodi hostel dwellers is now more than the initially budgeted R64 000 per unit.

And the Ci ...View Article

Load-shedding continues into the weekend

2021-03-12 08:10:31

South Africans should brace themselves for two more days of load-shedding after electricity provider Eskom extended the end date from 11pm on Friday to Sunday ...View Article

GBV testimonies used to empower survivors

2021-03-12 07:37:48

A Mahikeng-based media company has taken a step to try and transform the lives of gender-based violence (GBV) survivors through filming.

This project co ...View Article

Additional VBS accused out on bail

2021-03-12 05:09:53

The Specialised Commercial Crimes Court sitting in Palm Ridge has released all seven new suspects arrested in connection with the looting of VBS Mutual Bank.< ...View Article

Wits student attempt to remove

2021-03-12 05:22:36

Protesting Wits University students attempted to remove a statue at the Miner's Monument on De Korte Street in Braamfontein, saying the statue was a symbol of ...View Article

Richard Mdluli a no-show in court again

2021-03-12 01:47:52

Former South African Police Service Crime Intellegence boss, Richard Mdluli, has yet again failed to appear before the Gauteng High Court on Friday.

Mdl ...View Article

EFFSC welcomes court order reversal of UNISA's student reduction decision

2021-03-12 01:45:27

The Economic Freedom Fighters Students Command (EFFSC) says it feels “vindicated” by the High Court's ruling to set aside University of South Africa’s ( ...View Article

SA Mint introduces a new R2 coin

2021-03-12 12:22:51

The South African Mint has announced the circulation of a new R2 coin to mark South Africa's 25 years of democracy. In a brief media statement released on Thu ...View Article

ANC factions blamed for Mahikeng service delivery woes

2021-03-12 12:06:06

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the North West has raised concerns about the ANC councillors that continue to boycott council meetings at Mahikeng Local Munic ...View Article

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini dies

2021-03-12 09:53:46

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini KaBhekuzulu has died aged 72, the Zulu Royal Kingdom has confirmed.

Zwelithini died in the early hours of Friday morning. ...View Article

Court dismisses Unisa's decision to reduce student intake

2021-03-12 09:48:58

Unversity of South Africa (UNISA) is now forced to accept more students than it would have liked for the 2021 academic year.

The High Court in Gauteng o ...View Article

Jailed Richard Mdluli expected in court

2021-03-11 06:08:43

Former Crime Intellegence Chief, Richard Mdluli, is expected to appear before the Gauteng High Court on Friday.

Earlier this month Mdluli - who is alrea ...View Article

Ramaphosa wants Wits protest shooting thoroughly probed

2021-03-11 05:41:45

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for a thorough investigation to establish circumstances around the killing of a 35-year-old man who was allegedly shot by ...View Article

NPA will not prosecute Wits University students

2021-03-11 03:56:22

Six Wits University students who were arrested on Wednesday and released on R1000 bail by the Hillbrow Magistrate's Court on Thursday will not be prosecuted, ...View Article

NSFAS to get cash injection for more students

2021-03-11 04:04:23

The financially embattled National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will receive a cash injection to fund deserving first year students at institution of ...View Article

NW teacher suspended over rape allegations

2021-03-11 11:54:10

North West Department of Education has placed a teacher of Pinagare Secondary School in Taung on precautionary suspension over allegations of rape of a 15-yea ...View Article

Wits protest police brutality condemned

2021-03-10 07:49:39

There was widespread condemnation of police brutality experienced during the Wits University students protest in Johannesburg that left one person dead and se ...View Article

Gauteng motorists shouldn’t ‘subsidize’ e-tolls system

2021-03-10 09:10:35

The Gauteng Department of Transport believes that motorists in the province shouldn’t have to “subsidize” roads that are used to also service other prov ...View Article

Man shot dead during Wits student protests

2021-03-10 12:57:31

One man was shot dead outside Wits University in Johannesburg on Wednesday when police were trying to quell student protests.

Wits University students a ...View Article

Stage 2 load-shedding returns

2021-03-10 11:42:07

Eskom will implement stage two rotational load-shedding from 5pm this evening (Wednesday) View Article

SA records the biggest GDP drop

2021-03-10 10:29:44

South Africa's economic growth has shrunk by 7 per cent last year, the first time the overall gross domestic product (GDP) decreased to this extent ...View Article

Prisons open for strictly arranged visits

2021-03-10 04:12:58

Prison inmates are now allowed visitations, with a limit of two visitors per month, the Department of Correctional Services announced on Tuesday. 

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CCTV footage war in Malema & Ndlozi's assault case on trial

2021-03-10 03:59:42

The credibility of a CCTV video clip of an alleged assault committed by Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) president, Julius Malema, and former spokesperson and ...View Article

Mbalula apologises to Dlamini-Zuma

2021-03-09 05:50:31

African National Congress national executive committee (NEC) member and Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula, has apologised to Minister of Cooperative Governan ...View Article

Ramaphosa reiterates support for SA businesses

2021-03-09 03:29:03

President Cyril Ramaphosa has once again urged South Africans to support local businesses, in order to boost the country's economy following the devastation c ...View Article

Siweya: Black children deserve education

2021-03-09 03:16:56

Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Thembi Siweya, says government is determined to keep as many black children as possible in school and would do its best to ...View Article

NSFAS unable to fund new applicants

2021-03-09 03:09:10

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is experiencing financial constraints that make it unable to confirm funding for new applicants.

Minis ...View Article

Presidency assessing COVID-19 vaccination North West

2021-03-09 11:40:54

Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Thembi Siweya, is in the North West province to assess progress in the implementation of the COVID-19 vaccination.

Si ...View Article

Eskom to probe CEO over racism claims

2021-03-09 12:38:34

Following months of public outrage, Eskom has finally gave in to demands to act against racism allegations against its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Andre De ...View Article

Poultry workers down tools over union recognition 

2021-03-09 10:53:03

Members of the Black Emancipation Allied Workers Union of South Africa (Beawusa) protested on Monday outside the Supreme Poultry Mahikeng in the North West, d ...View Article

Home Affairs probes permits dating back almost 20 years

2021-03-09 06:39:46

Minister of Home Affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, has launched a probe into asylum and residential permits, as well as visas the country has granted in the past 18 ...View Article

Khune murder suspect released due to insufficient evidence

2021-03-08 06:26:59

A 17-year-old suspect arrested and charged for murder Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune’s sister, has been freed.

The teenag ...View Article

R4m for North West arts related jobs

2021-03-08 06:35:29

The Mmabana Arts, Culture and Sports Foundation in the North West says it has funded 19 Provincial Arts and Culture Council (PACC) programmes to help create j ...View Article

North West NPA boss resigns

2021-03-08 04:54:44

President Cyril Ramaphosa has accepted the resignation of the North West Director of Public Prosecutions, Advocate MoiponeNoko, from the National Prosecu ...View Article

Business guru Peter Matlare dies of COVID-19

2021-03-08 02:43:44

Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Absa bank, Peter Matlare, has died from COVID-19 related complications at the age of 61. Matlare passed away on Sunday ...View Article

Ramaphosa honours SA women on International Women’s Day

2021-03-08 02:30:21

Women cannot make meaningful progress for as long as they continue to be relegated to “traditional” roles, while men sit on decision-making structures. &n ...View Article

Claims well-known figures implicated in Khune's sister's murder

2021-03-07 05:06:38

More arrests are expected to be made in the case of the murder of Mapula "Meiki" Khune, the younger sister of Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper, Itum ...View Article

NSFAS applications processed, feedback to students soon

2021-03-07 05:39:38

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will soon inform applicants whether they're successful or not in securing financial assistance. 

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Police talk tough on Mamelodi gang war

2021-03-07 05:07:04

Police confirmed that two suspects appeared at the Mamelodi Magistrate's Court on charges of theft, trespassing and fraud.

This after Pretoria News repo ...View Article

Families to bid farewell two Mamelodi quarry drowning boys

2021-03-06 09:04:03

Two small boys that drowned in a quarry in Mamelodi outside Pretoria will be buried in a joint ceremony today.

The families of seven-year-old Siyabonga ...View Article

No bail for 'mastermind' in Tshegofatso Pule's murder

2021-03-06 06:25:17

The man accused of ordering the killing of Tshegofatso Pule last year was denied bail on Friday.

The Roodepoort Magistrate's Court sent Ntuthuko Shoba b ...View Article

Taletso TVET college students march against poor resources

2021-03-06 06:20:07

Students from Taletso TVET College in the North West want the provincial government to intervene urgently to address what they believe is a dire lack of resou ...View Article

Senzo Meyiwa's murder case goes on trial, mastermind still faceless

2021-03-06 05:07:10

South Africans may be getting closer to knowing who killed the former Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates Captain, Senzo Meyiwa.

On Friday the Boksburg Ma ...View Article

New intervention team for NW municipalities

2021-03-06 04:53:00

North West MEC for Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Mmoloki Cwaile, has appointed a Rapid Response Team (RRT) to help improv ...View Article

More arrests in tender gang violence hit Jouberton

2021-03-06 06:28:28

With gang-related conflicts continuing in Jouberton township in Klerksdorp, police have arrested more suspects in an effort to crack the case that's shocked m ...View Article

EFF Student Command takes UNISA head-on in court

2021-03-05 06:14:28

The Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC) will have to wait a little bit longer to hear if the decision by University of South Africa (UNISA) to d ...View Article

Warrant of arrest issued for jailed Richard Mdluli

2021-03-05 06:08:23

The High Court in Pretoria has issued a warrant of arrest against former police crime intelligence head, Richard Mdluli, after he failed to appear before cour ...View Article

Mokgoro responds to debate of his SOPA

2021-03-05 06:15:50

North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, says the appointment of a service provider tasked with conducting lifestyle audits on him and his Executive Council will be f ...View Article

COVID-19 puts Women's 2021 Rugby World Cup in limbo

2021-03-04 09:13:59

The Coronavirus continues to affect women’s sport, this time the 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup.

World Rugby announced this week that there is a possibi ...View Article

Finally a real Men’s Conference

2021-03-05 06:14:52

After an imaginary Men’s Conference for the past two years, South African men will now get to sit in a real forum to discuss gender-based violence. Presiden ...View Article

DA snatches two portfolio committee posts from ANC

2021-03-04 01:28:55

Infighting within the ranks of the governing African National Congress (ANC) has seen the Democratic Alliance (DA) scooping two portfolio committee chairperso ...View Article

Gibela to make 62 trains for Prasa

2021-03-04 01:20:06

Rail manufacturer, Gibela, plans to manufacture up to 62 trains a year

for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa). 

Gibela Chief E ...View Article

Gauteng launches more vaccine sites

2021-03-03 07:29:54

With more doses of the COVID-19 vaccines expected in the country, government is adding more vaccination sites.

Over the weekend President Cyril Ramaphos ...View Article

Opposition give Mokgoro's SOPA thumbs down

2021-03-03 05:42:47

Opposition parties in the North West have come out guns blazing against Premier Job Mokgoro’s State of Province Address (SOPA), accusing him of protecting a ...View Article

Immunity for those infected with 501Y.V2 COVID-19 variant

2021-03-04 01:20:24

South African scientists say people infected with the 501Y.V2 COVID-19 variant generate immune responses that offer them protection against other coronavirus ...View Article

Tender gang wars rattle Jouberton

2021-03-03 02:06:23

Residents of Jouberton township in Klerksdorp say they live in fear of gang wars in the area. They claim most of the violence is related to government tenders ...View Article

Saudi Arabia feeds 200 NW families

2021-03-03 02:06:04

The Saudi Ambassador to South Africa, Mohammed Ashour, through the Bathusi Development Foundation on Tuesday donated food parcels to 200 families in Blydervil ...View Article

ActionSA threatens legal action after two boys drown

2021-03-03 05:12:46

ActionSA leader, Herman Mashaba, has threatened to take legal action against those responsible for the uncovered man-made water hole that claimed the lives of ...View Article

Putco makes a u-turn on job cuts

2021-03-03 05:01:57

Bus company, Putco, has halted planned job cuts, saying it will now implement cost cutting measures to save jobs.

Last month Putco announced that it pla ...View Article

NW receives additiona J&J vaccine

2021-03-03 02:06:46

North West Health MEC, Madoda Sambatha, welcomed additional COVID-19 vaccine delivered to the province, as the vaccination drive begins to gain momentum.

< ...View Article

IPID clears police officer of taxi driver Jabu Baloyi's murder

2021-03-02 11:18:51

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has cleared the police officer that was implicated in the murder of taxi driver, Jabu Baloyi, of any w ...View Article

NW school receives 150 bicycles for learners

2021-03-02 10:39:03

Deputy Transport Minister, Dikeledi Magadzi, says the national Shova Kalula bicycle programme will help learners who are unreachable by scholar transport.

...View Article

Tshegofatso Pule murder ‘mastermind’ fears for life in jail

2021-03-02 04:29:35

The man accused of being the mastermind behind the murder of Tshegofatso Pule, has told the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court that his life is at risk.

32-y ...View Article

Independent panel finds grounds to remove Mkhwebane

2021-03-02 04:23:21

A three-member independent panel hired to conduct a preparatory assessment on misconduct and incompetence allegations against Public Protector, Advocate Busis ...View Article

ANC to picket outside eNCA offices over alleged racism

2021-03-02 04:23:40

The African National Congress (ANC) plans to picket outside television news channel eNCA’s offices on Tuesday, after social media allegations of racism agai ...View Article

Ramaphosa moves SA to Level 1 lockdown, give vaccine assurance

2021-03-02 04:30:03

South Africa's president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has moved the country to COVID-19 lockdown alert level one with fewer restrictions as of midnight on 1 March 2021.< ...View Article

Palesa Madiba's family "relieved" with the killer's sentence

2021-03-01 07:11:17

The family of murdered University of Johannesburg student, Palesa Madiba, has welcomed the sentencing of her killer, Dumisani Mkhwanazi.

He was on Frida ...View Article

Billions invested in GP jobs and infrastructure development

2021-03-01 06:26:11

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, is confident his province is on the right track to create new jobs, after the bloodbath caused by COVID-19 since the pandemic ...View Article

SA receives second batch of J&J vaccine

2021-02-28 06:08:56

The second batch of 80 000 Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses arrived at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg on Saturday morning.

...View Article

Bushiri's accomplices face fraud, money laundering charges alone

2021-02-28 06:09:22

While Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary fight their extradition back to South Africa in the Malawian courts, their accomplices in fraud and money laundering ...View Article

Driving schools want online licensing system scrapped

2021-02-28 06:08:40

Owners of drivings schools are up in arms against the online booking system used by Driving Licence Testing Centres (DLTCs), saying the system disadvantages c ...View Article

Palesa Madiba’s killer sentenced to 31-years in jail

2021-02-28 06:09:35

Dumisani Mkhwanazi has been thrown in jail for an effective 31 years for the murder of University of Johannesburg student, Palesa Madiba. The Gauteng High Cou ...View Article

New mayor appointed for Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati

2021-02-27 05:31:35

Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality in the North West has got a new mayor. Kgalalelo Sereko was elected after her predecessor, Boitumelo Mahlangu, ...View Article

Motsepe wants to bring change to African football

2021-02-27 08:28:28

South African mining mogul, Patrice Motsepe, has got big dreams to transform football in Africa. Motsepe unveiled his 10-point manifesto for the Confederation ...View Article

Man sentenced to 20-year imprisonment for setting lover alight

2021-02-26 01:14:01

A man found guilty of killing her girlfriend by dousing her in petrol and setting her alight, has been sentenced to an effective 20 years in prison.  &nb ...View Article

Nasrec COVID-19 Field Hospital closes down

2021-02-26 01:14:27

The Gauteng provincial government will no longer use the Nasrec field hospital as of next week. The provincial health department announced that it was decommi ...View Article

Fight against corruption tops Mokgoro's SOPA

2021-02-25 03:48:21

North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, says he - together with his Executive Council - are ready to undergo lifestyle audits that would commence in the near future. ...View Article

DA reports Rustenburg to SAHRC over non- delivery of water

2021-02-26 01:08:01

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Rustenburg has filed a complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission against Rustenburg Local Municipality for its ...View Article

Budget2021: Mboweni increases sin taxes

2021-02-24 05:52:37

You will pay a few more for your favourite beverage, thanks to the increases announced in Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's budget vote speech.

Mboweni de ...View Article

Mboweni tables an ambitious R2-trillion budget

2021-02-24 04:51:51

Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, on Wednesday tabled a R2.03 trillion budget for the 2021/22 financial year in Parliament.

Mboweni said most of the ti ...View Article

Tiger Woods involved in horrific car crash

2021-02-24 05:53:18

Golf legend, Tiger Woods, has been hospitalised following a car crash in Los Angeles.

According to his agent, Mark Steinberg, Woods suffered “multiple ...View Article

ANCWL pledges support for Wendy Nelson

2021-02-23 03:00:17

The ANC Women’s League in the North West has vowed to challenge what it calls 'unfair political decisions' taken against former Finance MEC, Wendy Nelson.View Article

SA's unemployment rate hits a record 32.5% high

2021-02-24 05:52:57

The unemployment rate in South Africa has increased by 1.7% percentage points to 32.5% in the fourth quarter of 2020. Statistician General, Risenga Maluleke, ...View Article

D-Day for Zuma's arms deal corruption trial

2021-02-24 04:51:14

Former President, Jacob Zuma, will finally have his day in court to face fraud and corruption charges after demanding it for more than a decade.

Judge N ...View Article

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