Provinces ready for re-opening of schools

2015-01-14 09:29

Gauteng, North West, Limpopo, and Mpumalanga provinces are ready for the re-opening of schools.

Councillor appears for conspiring to kill premier

2014-12-03 20:10

A councillor accused of conspiring to murder North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo and a mayor has been granted bail by the Lehurutshe Magistrate's Court.

Zuma meets premiers

2014-10-08 12:32

President Jacob Zuma is meeting premiers and the SA Local Government Association behind closed doors at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

North West govt not invited to Marikana rally

2014-08-16 20:28

North West government officials are not attending the Marikana commemoration rally held in honour of 44 people killed in strike-related unrest two years ago.

Relief fund opened for North West quake victims

2014-08-07 07:20

The North West provincial government says a disaster relief fund account has been opened to assist the families affected by the 5.5 magnitude earthquake which hit the province.

Premier assesses quake damaged school

2014-08-06 14:18

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has visited the Vuyani-Mawethu Secondary School in the township of Khuma, in the North West, to assess the damage caused by the earthquake.

400 houses damaged in quake

2014-08-05 19:47

Premier Supra Mahumapelo says that at least 400 houses have been damaged by the earthquake that hit the area of Orkney in the North West.

N West state land for unemployed youth

2014-06-29 17:45

To create sustainable income for the unemployed, the North West provincial government will allocate all state owned farms in the province to community members, says the premier.

Mining communities set for big changes

2014-06-27 20:47

A special committee will be tasked with strengthening co-operation between the government, communities and the industry in the North West, says the premier.

North West working to clear municipal debt

2014-06-27 15:22

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo says part of plans to turn the province around was clearing all debts owed to municipalities.

Municipal manager quits over water crisis

2014-06-06 08:29

Lekwa Teemane municipal manager Andrew Makwapane has resigned amid a water contamination crisis that claimed the lives of three babies in Bloemhof.

Newly appointed North West MEC quits

2014-05-28 13:37

Newly appointed North West social development MEC Ontlametse Mochwari has resigned, the provincial legislature says.

North West premier congratulates predecessor

2014-05-23 16:08

Newly appointed North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has congratulated his predecessor Thandi Modise on her appointment as National Council of Provinces chairperson.

North West 'will prosper' under new premier

2014-05-22 07:23

The North West province will prosper under the leadership of new premier Supra Mahumapelo, the North West legislature says.

ANC ready for Tlokwe - Mantashe

2013-09-17 21:54

The ANC is ready for the Tlokwe by-elections despite some ward voting being postponed, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

ANC goes to court over Tlokwe

2013-07-08 18:52

The ANC has filed papers in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg against Tlokwe mayor Maphetle Maphetle's unseating, the party says.

Families thanked for Marikana cleansing

2013-06-20 16:04

The families who participated in a cleansing ceremony in Marikana this week have been thanked for their role in the ritual, the North West legislature says.

ANC North West 'shocked' by court case

2012-12-12 09:09

The North West ANC says it is shocked that a group of its members had approached the province’s high court in Mafikeng to have its delegation to Mangaung conference interdicted.

ANC nominations plagued by discord

2012-12-02 22:43

The ANC's nomination conferences have been plagued by factional discord and three provinces have failed to nominate their preferred candidates.

New ANC chair in North West wants unity

2011-02-13 22:00

The time has come for the ANC in the North West to march forward in unity, newly elected chair Supra Mahumapelo says.


Provinces ready for re-opening of schools

2015-01-14 05:00

Gauteng, North West, Limpopo, and Mpumalanga provinces are ready for the re-opening of schools.

Councillor plans hit on North West premier

2014-12-02 21:19

A councillor has been arrested for conspiring to murder North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo and Mahikeng executive mayor Gosiame Seatlholo, the Hawks say.

IFP concerned over quake victims

2014-09-30 22:46

The IFP has expressed concern about residents of Khuma, in the North West, whose homes have not been repaired following the earthquake in August.

North West honours Marikana victims

2014-08-16 18:58

The North West provincial government says it honoured the spirits of the 44 people who were killed during strike-related unrest in Marikana near Rustenburg two years ago.

Quake contractors to be investigated

2014-08-06 19:23

Contractors who build shoddy houses in quake-hit Khuma near Orkney will face prosecution, warns North West premier Supra Mahumapelo.

Residents scramble as aftershock hits

2014-08-05 21:01

As residents near Orkney in the North West started assessing the damage of the 5.5 earthquake, an aftershock sent them scrambling and screaming in fear.

Mahumapelo supports Madonsela probe

2014-07-24 21:13

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has pledged his support for an investigation into corruption involving a development account.

Forensic unit set up in North West

2014-06-28 17:30

A forensic and fraud investigations unit is being established to tackle corruption in the North West, the premier's office says.

North West premier vows to 'clean up' municipalities

2014-06-27 16:03

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has promised to turn around municipalities in the province.

Criminal case opened over Bloemhof water crisis

2014-06-20 13:43

Residents of Bloemhof in the North West have opened a criminal case against former municipal manager following a water contamination crisis that claimed the lives of three babies.

North West premier puts the sting in bling

2014-05-28 14:57

Newly sworn-in North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has told his MECs to stay away from bling and extravagance.

Premier 'concerned' after miner found hanged

2014-05-28 11:01

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has called on communities to assist police investigations into the death of a man found hanging from a tree near Brits, saying it may be related to the intimidation of non-striking mineworkers.

Mahumapelo 'will change image of North West'

2014-05-22 11:43

Newly-elected North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has promised to change the image of the province with a philosophy of "Saamwerk-Saamtrek" during his term of office.

ANC leaders accused of bribery

2013-09-22 12:32

Former ANC councillors in the Tlokwe municipality have accused party leaders of having tried to bribe them with cushy government jobs if they refrained from contesting by-elections.

Tlokwe candidates campaign undaunted

2013-09-17 18:12

Campaigning ahead of by-elections in Tlokwe, North West, has continued despite uncertainty about whether they would go ahead as planned.

Holy water, prayers for Mandela

2013-07-02 19:36

A group from the North West ANC, carrying 10 two-litre bottles of “holy water”, have arrived at the Medic-Clinic in Pretoria to pay respects to former president Nelson Mandela.

Proposed North West name change 'repugnant'

2013-02-13 19:25

A proposal by the North West to change the name of the province to Moses Kotane is repugnant, the FF Plus says.

Motlanthe hails Zuma as a good example

2012-12-06 20:04

A possible ANC leadership battle was forgotten as Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe praised President Jacob Zuma as a good example of a leader.

5 N West PEC members dismissed

2012-06-18 21:58

Five members of the North West ANC's leadership have been "unconstitutionally" removed from their positions, the party says.

Mahumapelo makes a comeback

2011-02-13 12:56

Former North West ANC secretary Supra Mahumapelo has made a dramatic comeback to the provincial leadership when he was elected chairperson.

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