Samia Suluhu Hassan made history on Friday when she became the first female president of Tanzania. The 61-year-old also becomes the first woman head of state ...View Article
It was a chaotic scene when Gauteng MEC for Education,Panyaza Lesufi, visited the M.H Baloyi Secondary School in Winterveldt north of Pretoria, for a fa ...View Article
The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (HOSPERSA) in the North West has threatened to discourage their members against participati ...View Article
The North West Department of Cooperative Governance, Human Settlement and Traditional Affairs (COGHSTA) has regained control of Kgetlengriver Local Municipali ...View Article
A revered leader, wise and caring about his people, their culture and economic development. These are some of the words President Cyril Ramaphosa used to desc ...View Article
President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed sadness at the passing of President of the United Republic of Tanzania, John Pombe Magufuli.
Magufuli passed awa ...View Article
The Department of Higher Education and Training will cut the budget for Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) infrastructure development, univers ...View Article
North West Health MEC, Madoda Sambatha, has encouraged healthcare workers to utilize the opportunity afforded to them to get vaccinated against COVID-19.< ...View Article
The Democratic Alliance (DA) wants President Cyril Ramaphosa to place the embattled Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, on suspension pending the o ...View Article
It will be a few more days in jail for the four police officers accused of involvement in the killing of 35-year-old bystander, Mthokozisi Ntumba during the W ...View Article
President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver a eulogy at the special official memorial service of the late AmaZulu King Goodwill Zwelithini on Thursday.
The 7 ...View Article
The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) says it's embarrassed and gutted by a video clip of a sexual encounter between a female correctional service off ...View Article
Two Wits University students, arrested for public violence during student protests on Monday have been released on bail by the Johannesburg Magistra ...View Article
President Cyril Ramaphosa has given the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) the green light to investigate alleged corruption, malpractice and maladministration ...View Article
The North West University (NWU) has closed its Mahikeng campus because of ongoing student protests against financial exclusion. This as the nationwide strike ...View Article
Police in Braamfontein used water cannons and fired rubber bullets to disperse protesting university students on Monday. This was the first day of the nationa ...View Article
North West MEC for Social Development, Boitumelo Moiloa, has expressed concern about the growing number of gender-based violence (GBV) cases in Ngaka Mo ...View Article
Students from different institutions of higher learning heeded the call to shut these down on Monday and are now threatening to bring the country to a s ...View Article
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
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
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....View Article
South Africa has lost another entertainer, television actress, Noxolo Maqashalala. She was 44.
According to family friend, Senyukele Zibobo, Maqashalala ...View Article
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
A mother, fierce journalist, political animal, fearless, misunderstood, activist and a foodie. This is how mourners described the late veteran journalist, Kar ...View Article
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 KaBhekuzulu has died aged 72, the Zulu Royal Kingdom has confirmed.
Zwelithini died in the early hours of Friday morning. ...View Article
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Prison inmates are now allowed visitations, with a limit of two visitors per month, the Department of Correctional Services announced on Tuesday.
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
African National Congress national executive committee (NEC) member and Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula, has apologised to Minister of Cooperative Governan ...View Article
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
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
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is experiencing financial constraints that make it unable to confirm funding for new applicants.
Minis ...View Article
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
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
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
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
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
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
President Cyril Ramaphosa has accepted the resignation of the North West Director of Public Prosecutions, Advocate MoiponeNoko, from the National Prosecu ...View Article
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
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
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
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will soon inform applicants whether they're successful or not in securing financial assistance.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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