Parly: School disruptions concerning

2014-09-21 13:25

The way school pupils were being compromised because of service delivery protests was concerning, Parliament's portfolio committee on basic education says.

WP too good for Griquas

2014-09-20 16:47

WP put an end to Griquas' impressive run of recent results to boost their own lead atop the Currie Cup standings.

WP mindful of Griquas threat

2014-09-19 13:59

Western Province coach Allister Coetzee says they are wary of Griquas' ability to beat "any side on any day".

Griquas clip Pumas' wings

2014-09-13 17:28

Griquas halted the Pumas' fast start to this year's Absa Currie Cup with victory in their clash in Kimberley.

Griquas unchanged for Pumas

2014-09-10 16:05

Griquas coach Hawies Fourie has named an unchanged side for their Currie Cup outing against the Pumas in Kimberley.

Three Northern Cape men in court for murder

2014-09-08 20:33

Three men have appeared in the Galeshewe Magistrate's Court for allegedly killing a man and injuring another, Northern Cape police say.

Sharks lose to injury-time drop

2014-09-06 19:01

An injury-time drop goal from Griquas flyhalf Francois Brummer has given his side victory over the Sharks in their Currie Cup clash.

SKA builders warn on fracking interference

2014-09-03 15:54

The builders of the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope in the Northern Cape hope to co-exist with shale gas prospectors, but if needs be, will invoke astronomy laws to protect their interests.

Griekwastad teen set to appeal

2014-09-02 11:39

Convicted Griekwastad killer Don Steenkamp is expected to submit his appeal against his conviction and sentence before the deadline expires.

Cheetahs beat 14-man Griquas

2014-08-30 17:01

The Free State Cheetahs have Griquas 15-3 at half time in the side's Currie Cup encounter at GWK Park in Kimberley on Saturday afternoon.

Matric camp mooted for Kuruman pupils

2014-08-28 09:00

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is considering opening a camp for nearly 500 matriculants from Kuruman after a lengthy protest over a road closed schools.

Cheetahs change 1 for Griquas

2014-08-27 10:12

The Free State Cheetahs have made one change for their Currie Cup clash against neighbours Griquas.

Police crack diamond syndicate

2014-08-22 21:42

Several businessmen believed to be part of a syndicate dealing in diamonds have been arrested in Kimberley, the NPA says.

Seven appear for Galeshewe murder

2014-08-21 17:45

Seven people arrested in connection with a young man's murder have appeared in the Galeshewe Magistrate's Court in Kimberley, Northern Cape police say.

Wrong patient gets heart surgery

2014-08-20 09:44

An 83-year-old woman who was being treated for a respiratory infection in the Mediclinic Kimberley has been given heart surgery after she was mistaken for another patient.

Cheetahs down Griquas

2014-08-16 17:16

The Free State Cheetahs bagged their first victory in this year's Currie Cup competition by beating Griquas in Bloemfontein.

Griekwastad teen in jail for at least 10 years

2014-08-15 12:00

The teenager who was sentenced to an effective 20 years in prison after being found guilty of killing a Griekwastad family in 2012, is likely to serve at least 10 years in prison, according to a report.

Steenkamp gran: He doesn’t know what he did

2014-08-14 09:10

The 88-year-old mother of Deon Steenkamp, who was murdered along with his wife and daughter by a Griekwastad boy, says she doesn’t think the teenager realises what he did.

Be a man, judge tells Griekwastad teen

2014-08-13 15:38

Northern Cape Judge President Frans Kgomo has urged the young Griekwastad farm murderer to act like a man and face the consequences of his deeds.

Griekwastad teen sentenced

2014-08-13 12:08

The 17-year-old boy who was found guilty of killing the Steenkamp family on their farm in Griekwastad in 2012 has been sentenced to an effective 20 years in prison.

Griekwastad killer to be sentenced

2014-08-13 06:00

Sentencing of the 17-year-old boy found guilty of killing the Steenkamp family on their farm near Griekwastad is expected in the Northern Cape High Court.

DA to lay charges against N Cape protesters

2014-08-10 17:18

The DA plans to lay criminal charges against protesters who are preventing children from attending school in Kuruman, in the Northern Cape.

Bok-less Sharks visit Kimberley

2014-08-08 19:17

The Griquas will not underestimate the Sharks when the two sides clash in round one of the Currie Cup competition in Kimberley.

Man jailed for killing teen

2014-08-06 21:13

A man has been sentenced to 18 years' imprisonment by the Northern Cape High Court after he was found guilty of kidnapping and murdering a 17-year-old girl.

Ex-Lions centre joins Griquas

2014-08-06 12:13

Former Lions centre Doppies la Grange has joined the Griquas squad ahead of the Currie Cup season.


3 held after man stabbed to death

2014-09-20 19:59

Three men have been arrested after a man was stabbed to death next to a tavern in Jan Kempdorp, Northern Cape.

Angolan men appear fo dog smuggling

2014-09-19 20:29

The case of two Angolan men accused of smuggling dogs has been postponed in the Springbok Magistrate's Court, Northern Cape.

Northern Cape man held for rape

2014-09-14 21:11

A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman at her home in Pampierstad, Northern Cape police say.

‘No road, no school’ protest costs Kuruman pupils a year

2014-09-11 20:18

The Northern Cape “no road, no school” protest will cost about 16 000 pupils a year of learning after a decision was taken that they will repeat their classes in 2015.

Rights of kids kept out of school 'violated'

2014-09-10 11:09

Parents who have prevented their children from attending school in Kuruman in the Northern Cape are violating their human rights, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says.

Madonsela: Let Kuruman pupils go to school

2014-09-07 21:27

Public protector Thuli Madonsela has called for a campaign aimed at getting pupils in Kuruman, Northern Cape to go back to school, her office says.

Griquas search for first win

2014-09-04 16:00

Griquas coach Hawies Fourie wants his side to be more physical when they take on the Sharks in Durban in a Currie Cup encounter.

Child rapist gets life in prison

2014-09-02 21:43

The Northern Cape High Court has sentenced a man who raped a five-year-old child to life in prison, police say.

Man appears for Mandrax drug bust

2014-09-01 19:04

A 72-year-old man and a woman found in possession of Mandrax with a street value of around R1.2m has appeared in the Kimberley Magistrate's Court, the NPA says.

Elderly man in mandrax bust

2014-08-30 14:04

An elderly man and a woman have been arrested in Kimberley after being found in possession of mandrax, says a police spokesperson.

Griquas opt for continuity

2014-08-27 21:00

Griquas coach Hawies Fourie has left his starting line-up unchanged for their Currie Cup encounter against the Free State Cheetahs

Hitch-hiker arrested with drugs in her luggage

2014-08-26 13:57

A 53-year-old woman has been arrested after drugs worth an estimated R67 000 were found in her luggage, Northern Cape police say.

N Cape man stabbed to death

2014-08-22 21:40

Northern Cape police say a 25-year-old woman has allegedly stabbed her husband to death near Hotazel in Kuruman.

UCT pivot debuts for Griquas

2014-08-20 09:49

University of Cape Town flyhalf Dean Grant will make his debut for Griquas when they tackle the Pumas in a Currie Cup in Nelspruit.

Suspected dog smugglers released on bail

2014-08-19 19:52

Two Angolan men suspected of smuggling dogs have been released on bail of R5 000 each by the Springbok Magistrate's Court.

Media now free to name Griekwastad killer

2014-08-15 17:19

Three newspapers have identified the teenager convicted of a triple murder in Griekwastad in the Northern Cape on the day of his 18th birthday.

Why Francke is free to play...

2014-08-14 12:24

Griquas outside centre Jonathan Francke has been found not guilty at a SARU disciplinary hearing of executing a dangerous tackle.

Man gets double life sentence for rape, murder

2014-08-13 20:27

A convicted murderer and rapist was handed two life sentences in the Noupoort Magistrate's Court, Northern Cape police have said.

Nobody influenced Griekwastad teen - judge

2014-08-13 13:20

The Griekwastad farm murderer, who has been sentenced to an effective 20 years in prison, did not show remorse and was not influenced by anybody to commit the Steenkamp murders, Northern Cape Judge President Frans Kgomo says.

LIVE: Griekwastad killer sentencing - as it happened

2014-08-13 11:30

Get all the details from the sentencing of the teenager accused of murdering a Griekwastad family.

Griquas' Francke cited

2014-08-11 16:17

Griquas outside centre Jonathan Francke has been cited following their Currie Cup match against the Sharks in Kimberley.

Sharks pleased with victory

2014-08-10 12:30

Sharks coach Brad Macleod-Henderson is happy with his side's victory over Griquas in round one of this year's Currie Cup.

Brummer wants Super 15 shot

2014-08-08 10:31

Griquas flyhalf Francois Brummer has made it his mission to play for a Super Rugby franchise next season.

Griquas set sights high

2014-08-06 14:16

Griquas coach Hawies Fourie insists they are not taking part in the Currie Cup merely to make up the numbers.

Man dies in Northern Cape fire

2014-08-04 11:17

A man has died in a house fire near Galeshewe in the Northern Cape. The man’s body was found among the house’s remains, say paramedics.

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