Policeman hacked with panga at mine

2012-10-16 14:22

A policeman has been hacked with a panga at Samancor Mine near Rustenburg, while dispersing a group of striking mineworkers, police say.

Num shot at us, says mineworker

2012-10-02 13:31

National Union of Mineworkers members shot at protesters, a worker has told the judicial inquiry into the shooting at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana.

Marikana inspection continues

2012-10-02 09:49

Parties involved in the inquiry into the shooting at the Lonmin platinum mine have arrived at the scene to continue their inspection.

Man arrested over R9m cigarettes

2012-03-08 19:20

A man found in possession of contraband cigarettes with a street value of about R9m has been arrested in Lichtenburg, say North West police.

NWest man kills girlfriend, self

2011-11-12 13:59

A man has shot dead his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself at a church in Taung, North West police say.

Road works to affect Mahikeng traffic

2011-02-15 19:14

Road works to one of Mahikeng's busiest municipal roads will affect traffic flow for the next three months.

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.

Gods bless ANC conference - Motlanthe

2011-02-12 22:35

The Gods have blessed the ANC provincial elective conference in the North-West, deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe has said.

Greedy politicians loot government coffers

2011-02-12 14:26

A political report tabled at the provincial ANC conference of the North West has painted the province as being run by greedy politicians looting government coffers.

Murder suspect found dead

2011-02-11 16:01

A man facing a murder charge for chopping off his girlfriend's head, hands and legs with a shovel has been found hanging in a tree, North West police have said.


Show me the miners' toilets - judge

2012-10-02 14:46

The commission probing the shooting at Lonmin's platinum mine has toured blocks of hostels inhabited by mineworkers - with the chairperson Judge Ian Farlam asking to see the toilets.

Protest at Wonderkop inspection

2012-10-02 11:28

Activists have protested at Nkaneng in Wonderkop during a visit by the judicial commission of inquiry into the Marikana shooting.

Man arrested for rape

2012-05-26 12:07

A 19-year-old man has been arrested for rape in Madikwe near Zeerust.

North West teen arrested for murder

2011-12-26 16:14

A teenage boy has been arrested in connection with the murder of a man near Mafikeng in the North West, police said.

North West crash claims two

2011-09-30 13:07

Two men have been killed after their cars collided head-on near Rustenburg in the North West, police say.

Police arrest violent protesters

2011-02-15 16:15

Police have arrested 42 Boipelo residents at the township in the greater Taung area after violent disruptions, North West police say.

Tighten security at reservoirs - MEC

2011-02-13 20:57

Municipalities in the North West should tighten security at their reservoirs, an MEC has said after a teenager drowned in Orkney.

Orkney boy drowns in reservoir

2011-02-12 16:21

A 16-year-old boy has drowned in a reservoir in the North West town of Orkney.

2 held for stolen copper worth R15m

2011-02-11 17:51

Two men have been arrested after police discovered R15m worth of refined copper plates at a Rustenburg scrap metal dealership, North West police say.

Security tight at ANC conference

2011-02-11 14:18

There has been a rapture of ululating when a motorcade arrived ahead of the ANC elective conference in the North West, with one car branded with "100% black Jesus", declaring Supra Mahumapelo as the preferred candidate for the provincial secretary position.

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