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Bishop Zondo pleads not guilty to rape charges, sex crimes

2021-11-16 06:01:45

Rivers of Living Waters Church leader, Bishop Stephen Zondo, has pleaded not guilty to nine counts of rape and defeating the end of justice.

The trial a ...View Article

FW de Klerk to be cremated at a private ceremony

2021-11-14 08:42:16

Former South Africa’s Deputy President, FW De Klerk, will be cremated on Sunday next week. The FW De Klerk Foundation confirmed this on Sunday afternoon.

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Gauteng police are searching for the killers of fitness instructor, Lawrence Masinge.

2021-11-14 08:42:42

Gauteng police are searching for the killers of fitness instructor, Lawrence Masinge.

He was shot dead at his home in Saulsville, Pretoria on Wednesday, ...View Article

Mother relates pain of losing a child killed by stepfather

2021-11-14 08:40:00

The mother of a 10-year-old girl who was murdered by the mom's lover said she never believed that someone who claimed to love her and who appeared to love chi ...View Article

Mother relates pain of losing a child killed by stepfather

2021-11-12 10:28:19

The mother of a 10-year-old girl who was murdered by the mom's lover said she never believed that someone who claimed to love her and who appeared to love chi ...View Article

Domestic worker among those killed in Pretoria West house fire

2021-11-13 07:20:07

An employee of the family whose house was razed down by fire in Pretoria West is among the five people whose charred remains were found after the fire was ext ...View Article

ANC comrades' legal fight over jobs for pals

2021-11-11 08:43:55

Police in Delareyville in the North West are investigating a case of crimen injuria against an ANC Ward 14 councillor. 

The suspect allegedly insul ...View Article

NW health investigates hospital patient suicide

2021-11-11 05:22:55

Investigations are underway after a patient allegedly committed suicide within the premises of Joe Morolong Hospital in Vryburg in the North West.

The 5 ...View Article

FW De Klerk dies

2021-11-11 02:23:09

Former state president Frederik Willem de Klerk, has passed away aged 85. He died at his home in Fresnaye in Cape Town on Thursday.

De Klerk was South A ...View Article

Moti brothers safely back home

2021-11-11 02:23:22

The four Moti brothers from Polokwane in Limpopo have been found and safely reunited with their family, exactly three weeks after they were kidnappend.

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Liberation war veterans claim they fell into a 'trap'

2021-11-11 06:29:04

Liberation Struggle War Veterans who were arrested for allegedly holding ministers hostage last month, say they fe betrayed by government.

They were acc ...View Article

NW ANC pleased with mayoral candidates list

2021-11-11 07:03:08

The ANC in the North West says the shortlist it submitted for mayoral candidates will help rebuild municipalities.

Tuesday was the deadline for province ...View Article

Pretoria House Fire:

2021-11-12 04:29:23

A Pretoria West family is devastated after five family members died in a fire that razed their home to the ground. 

Tshwane Emergency Services conf ...View Article

Time running out for parties to remove election posters

2021-11-11 05:40:15

Political parties that contested the recent local government elections are only left with four days to remove the posters from the streets.

In terms of ...View Article

Taung villages cry out for a police station

2021-11-11 06:23:44

Thirteen villages in Taung in the North West province say not having a police station has exposed them to a lot of criminal activities.

A satellite poli ...View Article

EFF wants Olivenhoutbosch evictions halted

2021-11-11 05:27:55

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) wants an eviction order served on residents of Olievenhoutbosch to be halted immediately. These residents have illegally occup ...View Article

SA to investigate the assault of students in Cuba

2021-11-10 12:41:26

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) will investigate circumstances behind a video circulating on social media showing South ...View Article

Hammanskraal residents worry about coalition councils' efficiency

2021-11-10 07:07:42

As politicians engage in horse-trading and share the spoils of local government election votes, residents of Hammanskraal outside Pretoria are worried about w ...View Article

Palmietfontein farm dwellers plead for relocation

2021-11-10 05:12:13

Residents of Palmietfontein Farm outside Ventersdorp have made an urgent plea for government to relocate them from this privately owned farm. 

They ...View Article

Seleke murder suspect abandons bail

2021-11-10 05:02:41

Young girls must not stay in abusive relationships. This is a plea by the Seleke family in Zeerust in the North West, whose daughter was allegedly killed by h ...View Article

Tshwane City College matric exams disrupted by fire

2021-11-10 04:55:27

Grade 12 final examinations were disrupted when a fire engulfed Tshwane City College building on Monday.

Matriculants writing a Mathematics paper had to ...View Article

Orkney illegal miners abandon bail

2021-11-10 04:51:00

Eighty-seven illegal miners abandoned their bail application and terminated the services of a state provided lawyer who's been representing them.

This g ...View Article

Stage 4 power cuts for a week as Eskom struggles

2021-11-10 04:38:27

South Africa remains in the dark, and this time with added power cuts for a week. This after

Eskom announced that due to the ongoing generation capacity ...View Article

SMU, students face off over off-campus residence lease agreement

2021-11-10 04:30:25

Sefako Makgatho University (SMU) students want a probe into lease agreements for the off-campus residences.

This after the institution announced that it ...View Article

Prof Kgwadi leaves NWU

2021-11-10 04:25:15

North West University vice-chancellor Professor Dan Kgwadi has resigned from the institution and will join Vaal University of Technology.

North West Uni ...View Article

NW former MEC and HOD cleared all charges

2021-11-10 04:20:03

The North West High Court sitting in Mahikeng has acquitted former provincial Finance MEC, Wendy Nelson, and former head of the department (HOD) of Health, Dr ...View Article

Back to services problems for NW communities

2021-11-06 09:32:34

With the local government elections done and dusted, it's back to a life of no services for communities in parts of the North West province. Residents in Mahi ...View Article

Steenhuisen and Malema accuse each other of racism

2021-11-06 02:03:36

Democratic Alliances (DA) leader, John Steenhuisen has denied racism claims levelled against his party by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), claiming instea ...View Article

TCM cries foul over election

2021-11-06 01:50:52

A North West based civil society organisation is unhappy with the outcome of this week’s local government elections and says it will meet with the Independe ...View Article

Killer cop gets six life sentences

2021-11-06 01:40:51

It's a sentence that many who are close to her victims hoped for, but former police officer Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu didn't get just one, she received six life i ...View Article

Family traumatized by the gruesome GBV murder

2021-11-06 01:34:38

A Zeerust family in the North West is devastated following the brutal murder of its beloved daughter, Tshwanelo Seleke.

The 25-year-old was stabbed and ...View Article

SAMWU pleased with Sedibeng Water agreement

2021-11-06 05:37:24

The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) has announced that its employees at Sedibeng Water will return to work on Monday.

This after Mahikeng ...View Article

VIP toilets stink causes unhappiness for Khuma residents

2021-11-06 05:33:21

What was supposed to help restore some dignity to residents of Khuma township in Stilfontein has now become a pain for them.

They find themselves having ...View Article

People must be treated with dignity and fairness: Ramaphosa

2021-11-06 02:03:57

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appealed to incoming municipal councillors to ensure that they deliver services to the people they're elected to serve.

Ra ...View Article

Modise: Luthuli would have put the people first

2021-11-06 05:20:56

Defence minister Thandi Modise says the results of this week’s local government elections are evidence that the population has run out of patience with the ...View Article

DA the biggest loser in Tshwane Metro

2021-11-05 12:36:31

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is the biggest loser in the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality after it lost a whopping 24 seats in the metro's council.View Article

Malema joyful as ANC loses its majority in more councils

2021-11-06 05:14:00

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, says he is happy that the African National Congress (ANC) has been pushed down to below 50% of the vote ...View Article

Mahikeng taps run dry...Again

2021-11-04 04:22:08

Just two days after voting took place in local government elections, Mahikeng residents in the North West woke up to dry taps again.

This because Sedibe ...View Article

NW FF Plus pleased with party growth

2021-11-04 04:15:12

Political parties are taking stock of their performance following this week’s local government elections and smaller formations appear to have mare more gai ...View Article

NW DA snubs ANC, EFF in hung municipalities

2021-11-04 04:09:29

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the North West will not form a coalition with the African National Congress (ANC) or Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in JB Mar ...View Article

NW ANC: Votes drop a wake-up call

2021-11-04 02:24:22

The African National Congress in the North West says it takes the decline in voter support seriously and will self-correct by, among others, appointing suitab ...View Article

TCM supporters cry foul, allege voter irregularities

2021-11-04 09:32:51

Tsogang Civic Movement (TCM) supporters in Ikemeleng Ward 35 in Kroondal outside Rustenburg,  held a protest action against the IEC on Wednesday, blockin ...View Article

Duarte concedes ANC needs coalitions

2021-11-04 09:35:55

African National Congress (ANC) chief administrator, Jessie Duarte, has admitted that South Africa's governing party no longer enjoys the overwhelming support ...View Article

Maape in talks to keep Country Bird Holdings in NW

2021-11-04 07:36:47

North West Premier, Bushy Maape, has assured poultry producer, Country Bird Holdings, that the provincial government is attending to service delivery concerns ...View Article

NW ANC confident of victory, EFF happy with growth

2021-11-03 09:56:29

The African National Congress (ANC) in the North West has expressed confidence that it will secure an overwhelming victory in the local government elections.< ...View Article

Councillor's cousin remembered as a hardworking politician

2021-11-03 02:37:04

The man who mistakenly took a bullet for his cousin, Vukile “Jola” Gunguthwa, was described as a young politician who was dedicated to his activism.

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ANC leads in Joburg, ActionSA promising in 3rd place

2021-11-03 02:37:16

With only 18% of the votes cast in the Joburg Metro counted so far, the African National Congress (ANC) is leading with 34.57%, followed by the Democratic All ...View Article

Long weekend, COVID-19 blamed for low voter turnout

2021-11-02 02:46:31

Political analysts have blamed the long weekend, COVID-19 and lack of trust in the existing political parties for the dismal turnout for this year's local gov ...View Article

Itsoseng voters frown over ballot paper shortage

2021-11-10 07:07:54

Voters in Ward 9 in Itsoseng in the North West expressed frustration after they were unable to cast their votes due to the shortage of ballot papers.

On ...View Article

Madibeng voters make an X for better services

2021-11-02 03:43:36

Residents of Ward 23 in Madibeng Local Municipality voted with heavy hearts on Monday, with the hope of a better life.

Voters in this ward, which includ ...View Article

Some Soweto residents boycott elections

2021-11-01 07:53:32

Some residents of Dlamini section in Soweto on Monday barricaded roads in a service delivery demonstration meant to prevent voting from taking place. Some eve ...View Article

Thandi Modise speaks against voter boycott

2021-11-01 07:54:54

African National Congress (ANC) leader, Thandi Modise, has warned people against boycotting elections, and reminded them of the pain and sacrifices that ensur ...View Article

Mabuza: We will uproot gangsters in the ANC

2021-10-31 04:41:01

African National Congress (ANC) Deputy President, David Mabuza, says the party will root out gang members within the organization. 

“We can’t h ...View Article

Rustenburg residents question ballot papers with no date

2021-10-31 04:34:28

Some residents of Ward 38 Vaidya 4 and 5 in Meriting near Rustenburg, say they are concerned that stamps on the election ballot papers show only the year 2021 ...View Article

IEC conducts day 1 of special votes

2021-10-30 07:03:53

 Special votes are underway across the country as South Africans get an opportunity to choose councillors to serve in municipalities. 

The Ind ...View Article

DA a party for all: Seremane

2021-10-30 09:12:52

The DA’s former federal chairperson, Joe Seremane, says his party is the only party for everyone.

Seremane was speaking during the DA’s final rally ...View Article

Mchunu worried about possible civil claims over water delivery

2021-10-30 08:55:01

Minister of Water and Sanitation, Senzo Mchunu, has expressed concerns with the recommendation that residents may institute civil claims against City of Tshwa ...View Article

OPINION PIECE - Persistent socio-economic challenges continue to aggravate homelessness

2021-10-30 08:50:37

The basic right to shelter, a decent home, is one of the non-negotiables of South Africa's democracy. This right is enshrined in Section 26 of the Constitutio ...View Article

Households urged to apply for television set-top boxes

2021-10-29 06:07:54

Deputy Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Philly Mapulane, has appealed to residents to register to receive free set-top boxes to enable the ...View Article

Miga speaks against voting day disruptions

2021-10-29 06:00:12

North West MEC for Cooperative Governance, Lenah Miga, has appealed to  residents not to disrupt local government elections even when they're unhappy wit ...View Article

Matsemela pleased with first day of matric exams

2021-10-28 04:52:39

The Department of Education in the North West province says it's satisfied that everything went well on the first day of Grade 12 examinations. 

Ed ...View Article

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