NWU clashes: Are these live or rubber bullets?

2016-02-25 09:52

Pictures of supposed live ammunition have been doing the rounds on social media following clashes between North West University students and private security. We asked an ammunition expert to break down what we can see.

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.


'Little hero' dog’s bark saves family from robbers

2016-02-24 13:00

A chihuahua has become a North West family's “klein heldjie” (little hero) after possibly saving their lives during an attack by robbers on a smallholding near Rustenburg.

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.

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