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Mkhwebane’s court bid to halt impeachment dismissed

2020-10-10 04:10:27

Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, says she would soon decide on the next step after the Western Cape High Court dismissed her urgent application to halt t ...View Article

Gauteng Premier Makhura fires MEC Bandile Masuku

2020-10-10 04:10:53

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura has dismissed Health MEC, Dr Bandile Masuku, with immediate effect. Makhura announced this during a media briefing by the Provi ...View Article

NW rebuilds provincial Aids council

2020-10-10 04:03:48

North West Health MEC, Madoda Sambatha, re-established the Provincial Council on Aids (PCA) in Mahikeng on Thursday, following its disbandment three years ago ...View Article

Lesufi shuts down illegal schools

2020-10-09 12:30:59

Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, on Thursday closed down illegal schools in Tembisa east of Johannesburg.

Lesufi visited the Wisdom English Privat ...View Article

NPA promises more arrests in VBS looting case

2020-10-08 12:07:43

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says the VBS Mutual Bank corruption case had to be postponed to allow for the amendment of indictments and add more c ...View Article

Workers unite against corruption, poor salaries

2020-10-08 09:17:25

It's been described as a historic day in South Africa as four trade union federations walked side by side during a national day of action that saw tens of tho ...View Article

Televangelist Omotoso wants out of jail

2020-10-09 12:27:42

The State will call Warrant Officer Peter Plaatjies and consult with Advocate Ismat Cerfointein about the reasons for her withdrawal as a prosecutor on the ca ...View Article

NW to launch new and improved roads

2020-10-08 05:10:01

Authorities in the North West are expected to officially open several upgraded roads as part of Transport Month commemorated annually in October.

The de ...View Article

Mokgoro slammed for failing to receive workers' memorandum

2020-10-07 04:07:28

Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) in the North West criticized Premier Job Mokgoro for failing to avail himself to receive a memorandum of deman ...View Article

Police take flak for soft approach on Senekal farmer protesters

2020-10-07 04:07:45

The police ministry denies applying selective treatment along racial lines following yesterday’s violent protest by a group of white farmers who burned part ...View Article

Mamabolo promises action on Atteridgeville taxi violence

2020-10-07 02:17:31

Gauteng MEC for public transport and roads infrastructure, Jacob Mamabolo, has vowed to intensify efforts to end the the ongoing taxi violence in Attridgevill ...View Article

NPA defends dramatic corruption arrests

2020-10-06 06:59:21

The National Prosecuting Authority has denied allegations that recent arrests of politicians and civil servants on corruption charges were a public relations ...View Article

Maile sends condolences for slain Sedibeng Municipal Manager

2020-10-07 04:47:31

Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), Lebogang Maile, conveyed condolences to the family ...View Article

Cosatu unions to down tools

2020-10-06 06:41:26

It's off to the streets for trade unions affiliated to the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), as they face off with government over salaries and ...View Article

Gautrain workers on strike over salaries

2020-10-07 04:47:51

National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has accused the Gautrain management of trying to bully workers into accepting a less than ideal salary ...View Article

Truckers demand regulation and equality in freight industry

2020-10-06 06:41:43

Truckers Association of South Africa (TASA) on Monday accused government of turning a blind eye to the exploitation of small black-owned businesses by dominan ...View Article

Ramaphosa wishes Pitso Mosimane well

2020-10-05 02:47:43

President Cyril Ramaphosa has hailed the appointment of Pitso Mosimane as head coach of Egyptian Premier League side Al Ahly Football Club as a demonstration ...View Article

ANC hit by another rape scandal

2020-10-06 06:27:29

An ANC leader is set to appear before court today [Monday] for alleged rape of a minor. The Limpopo councilor who cannot be named before he pleads is alleged ...View Article

R10m to fix Tshwane homeless shelter

2020-10-04 10:26:37

City of Tshwane plans to spend R10-million to refurbish one of the homeless shelters in the metropolitan municipality.

Gauteng MEC for Social Developmen ...View Article

EFF March against corruption at Olivenhoutbosch police station

2020-10-04 10:57:10

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) called on Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, to restore the integrity of the South Police Service (SAPS).

Gauteng EFF led a ...View Article

Judgment reserved in Gordhan vs Mkhwebane matter

2020-10-05 04:21:06

Judgement in the matter between Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan and the Public Protector, Busiswe Mkhwebane has been reserved.

On Friday ...View Article

Mkhize denies personal benefit from Sodi

2020-10-04 10:13:01

ANC NEC member, Zweli Mkhize, denied that he receiving any monies from businessman, Edwin Sodi, or any of his companies.

Mkhize issued a statement in wh ...View Article

Gauteng Health HOD falls on his sword

2020-10-03 04:32:06

Head of Gauteng Health Department Dr Mkhululi Lukhele has resigned, merely days after being placed on precautionary suspension for his role in the awarding of ...View Article

NW police recommit to fighting GBV

2020-10-04 10:13:55

Police in the North West have made a renewed commitment to fighting gender-dased violence and femicide.

This as the Mogwase Regional Court on Monday han ...View Article

PSL Chairman confirms 2020/21 season kickoff dates

2020-10-02 05:56:59

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) season will start on 17 October with the MTN 8 fixtures, followed by the new 2020-21 DSTV Premiership season on 24 October.

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Motshekga calls on learners to return to schools

2020-10-02 04:36:05

Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, raised concern that not all learners have returned to schools.

She said the department assessment on learn ...View Article

Mokgoro haunted by R50m Mahikeng Airport money

2020-10-03 04:31:43

North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, conceded at the state capture commission of inquiry that he authorised a R50-milion payment to SA Express without seeing any ...View Article

Al Ahly confirms Pitso Mosimane as new head coach

2020-10-03 04:15:44

Egyptian champions Al Ahly on Thursday officially confirmed  Pitso Mosimane as the club’s new head coach. This after Mosimane announced his departure f ...View Article

Former ANC MP Vincent Smith charged with corruption

2020-10-01 06:48:50

Former Senior ANC Member of Parliament, Vincent Smith, has been released on a R30 000 bail after being arrested this morning.

He is charged with fraud a ...View Article

Mkhwebane's court fight with Gordhan rages on

2020-10-02 04:11:47

Public Protector, Adv Busisiwe Mkhwebane, described Minister of Public Enterprise Pravin Gordhan's tone in his review application as “unnecessar ...View Article

Mokgoro to "set record straight" at Zondo Commission

2020-10-01 08:15:51

North West Premier Job Mokgoro says he looks forward to setting the record straight at the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into allegations of State Capture.

< ...View Article

Soweto woman lives in fear of abusive boyfriend

2020-10-01 05:13:20

A Soweto woman says she fears for her life after her alleged abusive boyfriend was released on R2000 bail on Monday.

In an exclusive interview with News ...View Article

Universities open for contact learning

2020-10-01 10:27:27

All South African universities are now allowed to open and allow students on campuses as from Thursday 1 October. This after Minister of Higher Education and ...View Article

NW Social Development criticised for closing elderly shelter

2020-10-01 04:50:15

As the country commemorates International Day for Older Persons on Thursday, the South African Older Persons Forum in the North West criticized the provincial ...View Article

Cele hopeful SAPS Amendment Bill will improve policing

2020-10-01 04:33:46

The Police Ministry welcomed Cabinet's approval of the South African Police Service Amendment Bill, 2020, to be published for public comments.

Minister ...View Article

Eskom admits own employees' hands in illegal connections

2020-09-30 10:05:39

Eskom Senior Manager for Customer Service in Gauteng, Daphne Mokwena, confirms their employees steal electrical equipment and illegally install them to commun ...View Article

Weather service warns of severe thunderstorms

2020-09-30 10:06:28

Severe thunderstorms are expected in different parts of the country, according to a South African Weather Service (SAWS) warning.

SA Weather Service for ...View Article

Ramaphosa calls for action on "unprecedented crisis"

2020-10-01 04:44:38

President Cyril Ramaphosa has described the loss of two million jobs in the second quarter of 2020 as an “unprecedented crisis” and called for an urgent r ...View Article

Mahikeng taxi Lekgotla calls for subsidies, regulation

2020-09-30 03:57:23

The taxi industry needs to be regulated for it to become a business that has got direction.

This is a view supported by North West MEC for Community Saf ...View Article

Unemployment rate drops by 6,8%

2020-09-30 08:02:51

Despite job losses across all sectors of the economy, Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) announced on Tuesday that the unemployment rate declined to 23,3% the ...View Article

Unisa opens doors after 6 months of COVID-19 closure

2020-09-29 04:40:17

University of South Africa (Unisa) is expected to reopen its campuses for students, months after it offered only online leasons. Unisa said reopening under le ...View Article

NUM downs tools at Agrico Metal

2020-09-30 08:03:11

Members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) are on strike at steel manufacturer Agrico Metal in Lichtenburg in the North West, demanding an 18% salary ...View Article

Lena Miga sworn in as North West MPL

2020-09-29 07:53:01

Former North West African National Congress Women's League provincial secretary, Lena Miga, was on Monday sworn in as the new Member of the Provincial Legisla ...View Article

Police officers accused of killing Nathaniel Julies denied bail

2020-09-29 07:03:46

The three police officers accused of the murder of Eldorado Park teenager, Nathaniel Julies, were on Monday denied bail by the Protea Magistrate’s Court.

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Sundown’s boss apologises for Langerman’s inclusion in Nedbank final

2020-09-29 06:48:13

Mamelodi Sundowns President, Dr Patrice Motsepe has come out to apologise for his team’s decision to field Tebogo Langerman against Bloemfontein Celtic when ...View Article

Four prisoners on the run in Hartbeesfontein, North West

2020-09-29 04:37:08

Four awaiting trial prisoners described as “dangerous” are at large after escaping from custody at the Hartbeesfontein Police Station in the North West on ...View Article

Orange Farm wants Bheki Cele to act on crime

2020-09-27 08:43:03

The community of Orange Farm outside Johannesburg is calling for Police Minister, Bheki Cele, to come to their township to address the high crime rate that in ...View Article

Ramaphosa docks Mapisa-Nqakula’s salary over ANC Zimbabwe flight

2020-09-27 08:43:24

President Cyril Ramaphosa has ordered that Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s salary be docked for three months as punishme ...View Article

Mokgethi “shocked” by homelessness, high drug use in Gauteng’s Vaal

2020-09-27 05:01:21

Gauteng Social Development MEC, Dr Nomathemba Mokgethi, says she is shocked by the high number of homeless people and of young people using drugs at the Sedib ...View Article

No deal at Nehawu and government meeting

2020-09-27 08:44:19

A meeting between the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) and government engagement ended in a deadlock on Friday, with The Presidenc ...View Article

NW government intervenes in Vryburg taxi feud

2020-09-27 08:43:56

North West Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Sello Lehari, has warned taxi operators at Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District that resorting to viol ...View Article

Andile Lungisa granted R10 000 bail

2020-09-27 08:44:46

Former African National Congress (ANC)  Nelson Mandela Bay Metro councillor, Andile Lungisa, was on Friday granted R10 000 bail after spending just a few ...View Article

Ramaphosa: Women to feel COVID-19 impact the most

2020-09-26 04:25:34

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will be better felt by women, many of whom are employed in the informal sector.

He wa ...View Article

NW artists take concerns to CATA department

2020-09-24 11:03:19

Artists under the Cultural & Creative Industries Federation of South Africa (CCIFSA) marched to various points across the North West province to express t ...View Article

Nigerian Ambassador decries ‘unfair profiling of Nigerians

2020-09-24 05:17:37

Nigerian High Commissioner to South Africa, Kabiru Bala, says Nigerians are unfairly being targeted and blamed for South Africa’s social and econo ...View Article

State opposes bail for Nathaniel Julies’ murder accused

2020-09-26 04:25:12

The State in the Nathaniel Julies murder case accused policeman, Sergeant “Scorpion” Simon Ndyalvane, of lying under oath for failing to disclose the numb ...View Article

Gomolemo Legae’s murder suspect’s bail application postponed

2020-09-24 05:18:06

Karabo Bahurutshe, a young man accused of killing 19-year-old Gomolemo Legae in Mahikeng, will remain in prison for a few more days as he waits for the court ...View Article

Mokgoro assures SCOPA Denel apprenticeship will return

2020-09-23 05:44:28

North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, has assured the provincial Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) that the Denel learnership would resume from 1 Octob ...View Article

NW Scopa concerned over Premier's office audit report

2020-09-24 05:17:06

The North West Provincial Legislature’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) is worried that the province’s Office of the Premier obtained a qual ...View Article

New agency to fight government’s late payment to businesses

2020-09-23 05:37:21

Businesses that are owed money by government departments and state-owned enterprises can breathe a sigh of relief, now that there’s someone prepared to figh ...View Article

Mbalula "saddened" by road crash that killed 13

2020-09-23 09:10:26

Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula, has expressed sadness following a road accident that killed 13 people in KwaZulu Natal on Tuesday morning.

A petrol ...View Article

Cops implicate each other in Nathaniel Julies’ murder

2020-09-23 05:30:35

Police officers accused of the murder of Eldorado Park teenager, Nathaniel Julies, tried to move the blame to each other for shooting the boy when they appear ...View Article

#COVID-19: Police to crack down on non-compliant liquor outlets

2020-09-23 04:58:48

Police Minister, Bheki Cele, sent a stern warning to liquor traders that continue to disregard COVID-19 lockdown regulations, saying they would lose permissio ...View Article

Ramaphosa reschedules meeting with Nehawu

2020-09-22 06:47:47

President Cyril Ramaphosa postponed a meeting he was scheduled to have with National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) from Wednesday to Fr ...View Article

Dr RSM ANC REC challenges disbandment

2020-09-22 06:36:40

The ANC Regional Executive Committee (REC) in Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati in the North West has filed papers at the South Gauteng High Court to challenge its di ...View Article

Concerns after weapons found in doctors’ quarters

2020-09-22 09:27:36

Acting Gauteng Health MEC, Jacob Mamabolo, has expressed concern over an assortment of ammunition discovered at doctors' quarters of Chris Hani Baragwanath Ac ...View Article

Residents stranded as Nehawu closes Social Development offices

2020-09-22 05:19:48

Residents of Setlagole near Mahikeng in the North West are stranded without services, after trade union Nehawu closed the Department of Social Development ser ...View Article

Families of murdered Orange Farm children shocked

2020-09-22 05:16:15

The families of two Orange Farm children who were found murdered over the weekend say they are shattered and want justice.

Six-year-old Simphiwe Mncina ...View Article

Nehawu protesters pin hopes on Ramaphosa

2020-09-22 05:16:33

President Cyril Ramaphosa is the last hope for members of the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) who were on Monday protesting outs ...View Article

IEC to clear by-elections backlog

2020-09-22 09:13:27

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says it plans to clear the backlog of all outstanding by-elections on 11 November.

This after President Cyril ...View Article

SSA assures US of top diplomat's safety

2020-09-20 06:40:01

South Africa's intelligence agency has called for the United States of America (USA) to provide more information on its claims that there's a threat on the li ...View Article

SADTU welcomes scrapping of Grade 10 and 11 examinations

2020-09-19 04:51:08

The South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) has welcomed the decision to scrap year-end examinations for Grade 10 and 11 learners.

The Departmen ...View Article

Dlamini-Zuma unpacks Level 1 lockdown details

2020-09-19 04:40:29

The introduction of Level 1 lockdown excited many, but many restrictions would still remain. Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Nkosa ...View Article

Malema vows to support jailed ANC’s Lungisa

2020-09-20 06:44:29

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has vowed to pull out all stops to get former African National Congress (ANC) councillor, Andile Lungisa, out of jail. Lun ...View Article

Mokgoro's office to probe health department workers’ concerns

2020-09-19 04:55:37

North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, has set up a team of officials from his office to probe concerns raised by workers at the Department of Health in Mahikeng. M ...View Article

“Ignore motion at own peril” ATM warns Ramaphosa

2020-09-18 10:40:32

The African Transformation Movement (ATM) warned the ANC and President Cyril Ramaphosa to ignore the motion of no confidence against him at their own peril. A ...View Article

Repo rate remains unchanged

2020-09-18 04:48:11

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 3.5% on Thursday.

The decision was announced by Reserve Bank Govern ...View Article

Child kidnapper thrown in jail for 10 years

2020-09-18 04:37:44

A 28-year-old mastermind on the kidnapping of a six-year-old Vanderbijlpark girl has been sentenced to 15 years in jail, with five years suspended.

Thar ...View Article

TS Galaxy confirms Highlands Park acquisition

2020-09-18 04:16:49

TS Galaxy have officially confirmed buying Highlands Park.

The club released a statement on its website confirming the completion of the purchase.

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Political analyst warns divided ANC will lose NW municipalities

2020-09-18 04:02:22

Political analyst from North West University, Andre Duvenhage, has warned that the African National Congress’ (ANC) internal fights might affect the party n ...View Article

#GigabaSpat: Norma wants prosecution declared unlawful

2020-09-18 03:53:48

Norma Mngoma, the estranged wife of former Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, will have to wait a little longer to hear if the court agrees with her that the ...View Article

Gavin Hunt is new Chiefs coach

2020-09-18 04:17:18

Kaizer Chiefs has appointed Gavin Hunt as its new head coach on a three-year deal. The team confirmed the news with a statement posted on its website.

T ...View Article

State pushing to jail former ANC youth league leader

2020-09-18 03:38:29

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says it will oppose a last minute attempt by former ANC Youth League Deputy President and Nelson Mandela Bay Metro co ...View Article

Trauma affects children for life, psychologist tells court

2020-09-17 08:04:12

A child psychologist has told the Oberholzer Magistrate's Court in Carletonville that the impact of trauma on children can stay with them the rest of their li ...View Article

South Africa moves to Level 1 lockdown

2020-09-16 08:48:03

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the country will be moved to alert Level 1 of the lockdown, as of midnight on 20th September 2020. Ramaphosa made ...View Article

Police promise action against human trafficking

2020-09-17 08:05:26

Police have appealed to people, especially women, to be cautious when responding to online or telephonic job applications. 

This after recent repor ...View Article

Taung Hospital workers suspend protest action

2020-09-16 04:51:55

Healthcare workers at Taung District Hospital have temporarily abandoned their week long protest.

This after a consultative engagement with North West M ...View Article

Ramaphosa to address the nation tonight

2020-09-16 02:16:22

President Cyril Ramaphosa address the nation at 7pm tonight on developments in South Africa’s risk-adjusted response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The add ...View Article

North West launches COVID-19 tracer transport programme

2020-09-16 02:17:11

North West MEC for Health, Madoda Sambatha, and MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Sello Lehari, have launched the provincial tracer transport ...View Article

SANCO urges ANCNW PIC to reprimand detractors

2020-09-16 07:43:23

The South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO) in the North West has called on the African National Congress Interim Provincial Committee (IPC) to take ...View Article

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