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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

Matriculants determined to pass Grade 12 despite blackouts

2021-10-27 06:18:48

Matriculants at Noordwyk Secondary School in Midrand said they would push through with their studies and pass their National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinat ...View Article

Mabuza 'confident' in Ekurhukeni votes

2021-10-28 04:22:19

African National Congress (ANC) Deputy President, David Mabuza, has told supporters that his party will win an outright majority in the City of Ekurhuleni Met ...View Article

SAHRC- residents can institute criminal charges against Tshwane officials

2021-10-27 08:08:47

Residents of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality can institute criminal charges and/or civil claims against top municipal officials and the municipality for the ...View Article

Batho Pele promises to transform the lives of the elderly

2021-10-27 08:05:02

With days left before the local government elections day, regional political formation in the North West province, Batho Pele Party, has pledged to focus on a ...View Article

Tshwane blames loadshedding on striking employees, threatens disciplinary action

2021-10-27 08:00:25

City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality has put part of the blame for loadshedding on striking municipal workers.

The City said while it's normal that ...View Article

Zuma to challenge Downer recusal loss

2021-10-27 08:08:58

Former president, Jacob Zuma, will appeal the KwaZulu-Natal High Court's dismissal of his application to have prosecutor, Billy Downer, recused from his corru ...View Article

National government steps in on NW water challenges

2021-10-26 04:27:47

Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation, David Mahlobo, says the national government will ensure that the North West province has got a lasting solution to it ...View Article

Trial date for Senzo Meyiwa case set for next year

2021-10-26 04:23:04

The trial of the slain Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain, Senzo Meyiwa, has been set for 11 April 2022. The Gauteng High Court sitting in Palmridge Ma ...View Article

Two shot at Menlyn mall jewellery store robbery

2021-10-24 08:07:44

A security guard and a shopper were shot and wounded during a jewellery store robbery at Menlyn Park shopping centre on Sunday afternoon.

The mall’s c ...View Article

Mashatile: ANC receiving financial help from private donors

2021-10-25 03:59:24

The African National Congress (ANC) says its financial position has improved following recent fundraising activities. 

ANC Treasurer General, Paul ...View Article

Dark weekend as Eskom announces loadshedding

2021-10-26 04:28:04

Power cuts are back. Eskom has announced that it would implement stage 2 loadshedding from 9pm tonight until 5am on Monda ...View Article

NW registers an increase in young voters

2021-10-23 02:45:22

The North West has seen an uptick in the number of young people who registered to vote.

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in the province revea ...View Article

Liberation army military veterans all out bail

2021-10-25 06:51:55

The last group of the liberation military veterans arrested for  kidnapping two ministers and a deputy minister have been released from prison on bail.View Article

Makhura slams Tshwane's waste of Hammanskraal industrial opportunity

2021-10-22 08:16:20

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, wants City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality to cede control of Hammanskraal industrial park to the provincial government.< ...View Article

Sedibeng workers close taps over wages

2021-10-22 08:12:24

 

Sedibeng Water employees affiliated to trade union SAMWU in the North West, Northern Cape and the Free State have resolved to stay away from work ...View Article

Plans unveiled to build water testing lab in Mahikeng

2021-10-22 08:08:25

North West capital city, Mafikeng, which is known in recent times for struggling with water supply, will soon have a testing lab of its own.

Deputy Mini ...View Article

GOOD Tshwane mayoral candidate promises better financial management

2021-10-22 07:53:04

Slashing water and electricity tariffs, as well as reducing wasteful expenditure in City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality top the promises GOOD mayoral ca ...View Article

Zuma presses charges against Billy Downer

2021-10-22 08:16:37

Former president, Jacob Zuma, laid criminal charges against senior state prosecutor in his corruption case, Advocate Billy Downer.

He accused Downer of ...View Article

Mashaba dismisses suggestions Action SA is xenophobic

2021-10-21 07:27:11

Action SA leader Herman Mashaba, says party is not xenophobic, but aims to restore law and order. This despite advocating for the exclusion of foreign nationa ...View Article

Zuma to lay charges against Billy Downer

2021-10-21 07:18:13

Former president, Jacob Zuma, plans to lay criminal charges against state prosecutor in his corruption case, Billy Downer.

The JG Zuma Foundation confir ...View Article

SIU to oppose Mkhize’s review application

2021-10-20 06:26:00

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) says it will defend its findings on the controversial Digital Vibes tender against former Health minister, Dr Zweli Mkhiz ...View Article

11 liberation army veterans remanded in prison

2021-10-22 07:47:17

A total of 11 members of the liberation military veterans associations remain in custody until Friday. The kidnapping case against them was postponed to Frida ...View Article

Ditsobotla in hot water over maladministration allegations

2021-10-20 05:35:24

The North West Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs says it is investigating the validity of the letter that went viral on social medi ...View Article

Murder accused former Mpumalanga MEC out on bail

2021-10-20 05:27:38

Former MEC for Agriculture in Mpumalanga, Mandla Msibi, told his supporters that murder charges against him were fabricated by his colleagues in the provincia ...View Article

Daveyton elderly residents protest over lack of houses

2021-10-20 05:35:43

 

Daveyton senior residents held a protest outside Luthuli House in Johannesburg over alleged illegal occupation of houses by foreign nationals in ...View Article

Liberation war veterans set to apply for bail

2021-10-19 05:44:36

Members of the Liberation Struggle War Veterans will apply for bail at a magistrate's court sitting at Kgosi Mampuru II Correctional Centre in Pretoria on Tue ...View Article

Man in court for mass kidnappings, trafficking

2021-10-19 05:25:57

A 50-year-old man appeared before the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Monday for charges related to Trafficking In Persons (TIP) with alternative counts of ...View Article

SAHPRA witholds approval for Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine

2021-10-19 05:14:06

The South African Health Products Authority (SAHPRA) says following consultations with local and international scientific experts and after considering all th ...View Article

Lekota: Hostage could have been prevented

2021-10-19 05:14:23

Congress of the people (Cope) president, Mosiuoa Lekota, says Thursday night’s hostage at St Georges Hotel in Irene, Pretoria, could have been avoided if go ...View Article

Duarte tries to calm hostile NW ANC members

2021-10-16 07:39:49

ANC Deputy Secretary General, Jessie Duarte, has assured party members in the North West that the party still plans to convene an elective congress to afford ...View Article

Meshoe accuses Ramaphosa of backtracking on mandatory COVID-19 vaccine

2021-10-16 07:37:56

African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) president, Kenneth Meshoe, has accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of changing his tune over mandatory vaccines.

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Modise: My life was not in danger

2021-10-16 07:48:28

Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Thandi Modise, said she never felt that her life was in danger during the time she and colleagues were held hostage ...View Article

Vaccination rollout for 12-17 age group to start next week

2021-10-15 06:38:23

Children from 12 to 17 years old can now start receiving COVID-19 vaccine. Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, announced on Friday that government is ready to ex ...View Article

Disgruntled Taung ANC members threaten to boycott elections

2021-10-15 06:38:35

Some African National Congress (ANC) members in Taung in the North West say they will stay away from the 1 November local government elections. This they say ...View Article

Gauteng begins placement of learners for 2022

2021-10-15 07:07:52

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) says that the Placement Period for the 2022 Online Admissions for Grade 1 & 8 will begin on Friday and end on 30 ...View Article

ANC war of words over Mahikeng water woes

2021-10-15 07:01:20

African National Congress (ANC) Deputy Secretary General, Jessie Duarte, is demanding answers from the party's deployees after she found Ward 19 residents of ...View Article

Metrorail closes Saulsville station for infrastructure repairs

2021-10-15 06:56:57

Metrorail in Gauteng has announced a temporary suspension of operations between Pretoria and Saulsville stations with effect View Article

EFF Olivenhoutbosch leader gunned down

2021-10-15 04:42:53

Economic Freedom Fighters(EFF) leader in Olievenhoutbosh, James Khumalo, was gunned down at his home on Wednesday evening.

It is alleged that Khumalo wa ...View Article

Zuma hits out at ANC opponents, judiciary for persecuting him

2021-10-15 04:36:51

Former president, Jacob Zuma, described his two month imprisonment as being just like the one under the apartheid government where people were jailed without ...View Article

Ministers freed from hostage by liberation war veterans

2021-10-15 06:07:51

Defence minister, Thandi Modise, Minister in the Presidency, Mondli Gungubele, and Deputy Defence Minister, Thabang Makwetla, were all safely rescued from a t ...View Article

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