Malema gets rock star welcome in Marikana

2015-07-03 14:15

Despite arriving an hour late, EFF supporters have ululated and whistled as party leader Julius Malema arrived in Marikana to press charges against Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa at local police station.

EFF: Ramaphosa will be prosecuted

2015-07-02 14:59

The EFF does not intend on letting Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa off the hook when it comes to Marikana, insisting that it will institute charges against him.

Rustenburg man on the run after explosives found in home

2015-07-01 10:36

Police say they are still searching for a Rustenburg man who went on the run shortly after mine explosives were discovered at his house last week.

Vusi soars to new heights with helicopter ride

2015-06-24 18:42

What came to Vusimuzi Mbatha in a dream has turned into an exhilarating reality when he finally took to the skies in a helicopter.

Man overjoyed as helicopter dream comes closer to reality

2015-06-23 07:26

The unemployed Rustenburg man who built a helicopter out of recycled materials is now going to go for a ride in the real thing, perhaps the very helicopter that inspired him to create his own.

Jobless man builds helicopter with recycled material

2015-06-19 08:55

All he wanted to do was fly in a helicopter. So an unemployed man at Siza informal settlement near Rustenburg decided to follow his dream, and build his own helicopter.

Love at first sight for boy and his sponsor

2015-06-17 19:54

A North-West boy who was born without a penis has finally met the woman who is sponsoring his medical trip to Cape Town. The two hugged and spent hours chatting and playing games.

Potchefstroom student contracts meningitis, dies

2015-06-15 21:12

A Potchefstroom University first year student has died after contracting meningococcal meningitis, the institution says.

Robbers attack man with samurai sword

2015-06-08 10:35

An elderly North West man has been left severely traumatised after robbers attacked him at his home. They hurt him with a samurai sword.

Broke NW municipality tells staff to bring their own toilet rolls

2015-06-07 06:00

The financial health of the Ngaka Modiri Molema district, a penniless North West municipality, is seemingly not getting any better – so much so that employees have been urged to bring their own toilet paper because it cannot afford to replenish even these basic supplies.


Woman found dead 20 metres from car

2015-07-03 13:07

A woman has been found dead 20 metres from her car in an accident that occurred on the R53 outside Potchefstroom.

Fisherman may have been eaten by croc in North West

2015-07-01 12:52

A Zimbabwean man who went on an illegal fishing trip in the Klipvoor Borakalalo Game Reserve in the North West is believed to have been taken by a crocodile.

Breaking new ground for mushrooms

2015-06-25 15:57

A North West University Masters student has cultivated oyster mushrooms, typically grown in subtropical regions, in the dry Mahikeng conditions with the leftover residue from crop harvests.

Rustenburg's helicopter man's dream comes true

2015-06-24 11:03

Get all the details from Vusimuzi Mbatha's dream first flight in a helicopter.

Thief drives off with emergency vehicle

2015-06-21 16:58

ER24 paramedics are asking the public to help them locate an emergency van that was stolen from a paramedic's home in Klerksdorp, North West.

Three appear for initiate's killing

2015-06-18 20:08

Three men have appeared in the Lichtenburg Magistrate's Court in connection with the killing of a 34-year-old man at an initiation school.

Tip-offs lead to arrest of suspected killers, rapists

2015-06-16 14:00

Tip-offs from Makouspan villagers have resulted in two alleged killers and rapists being arrested while hiding in an abandoned house, North West police say.

North West renamed Bokone Bophirima

2015-06-13 21:54

A “one-sided” decision to change the name of the North West to Bokone Bophirima has been slammed by AfriForum.

Newborn found in Potch park dustbin

2015-06-07 21:44

An abandoned baby has been declared dead after being discovered in Trim Park in Potchefstroom.

NWU, African Kingdoms reach agreement

2015-06-06 20:26

The rectorate of the Potchefstroom Campus of the University of Northwest and the United Kingdoms of Africa have reached an agreement with regard to the deployment of the NWU's training enterprises in various African countries.

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