Five children die in North West shack blaze

2016-02-02 17:11

A North West woman who collapsed after five children burnt to death in her shack while she was at a tavern, was still in hospital, police have said.

'Healthy' newborn found in plastic bag

2016-01-29 22:00

Homeowners in Stilfontein in the North West got the surprise of their life on Friday night when they returned from work to find a newborn inside a plastic bag outside their house.

Panel of experts to help implement Farlam Commission findings

2016-01-24 16:28

A panel of experts to assist in the implementation of the findings of the Farlam Commission has been appointed, Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has announced.

New police commissioners for North West, Western Cape

2016-01-21 19:57

New provincial police commissioners have been appointed in the North West and Western Cape.

Cars collide in Fochville, two killed

2016-01-16 16:05

Two people have been killed on the N12 near Fochville after two cars collided head on.

Man presumed drowned in Hartbeespoort Dam

2016-01-13 10:38

A man is believed to have drowned while trying to swim to shore from a barge on the Hartbeespoort Dam in North West, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Man hangs himself in North West police station

2016-01-12 14:28

A man arrested for domestic violence has committed suicide in the Bloemhof police station's holding cells.

Traffic cop busted in North West sting

2016-01-10 11:51

A North West traffic official has been arrested for the alleged solicitation of bribes, the Road Traffic Management says.

Vote to keep ANC in power - Zuma

2016-01-09 18:26

ANC President Jacob Zuma has encouraged the party's supporters, especially the youth, to go out and vote in the local government elections.

Ramaphosa's plane problems stopped him from attending ANC gala dinner

2016-01-09 15:31

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was unable to attend the ANC’s gala dinner in Sun City on Friday because he was caught up in South Sudan with plane problems, the Presidency says.


North West school pupils forced to use dysfunctional toilets

2016-02-01 14:40

A North West legislature committee is unhappy with an overcrowded school whose pupils are forced to use dysfunctional toilets while also having to attend classes without desks and chairs.

Help on the way for overcrowded North West school

2016-01-28 22:20

Government intervention is needed at the Mphe-Bana Secondary School in Koster, the North West legislature's portfolio committee on education and sports development has said.

ANC NEC meets ahead of lekgotla

2016-01-24 15:53

The ANC's national executive committee is holding a one and a half day meeting ahead of the party's lekgotla.

Racist school turns over a new leaf

2016-01-21 10:15

Bergsig Hoërskool in Rustenburg has been praised by the North West government for moving away from its racist past.

Boy who beat the odds against cancer starts Grade 1

2016-01-14 11:11

Three years ago, the Esterhuizens were told that their son Jacques had only a month to live because of a tumour in his abdomen. But now he's started Grade 1.

Tlokwe parties, candidates sign code of conduct for by-elections

2016-01-12 15:00

Political parties and independent candidates contesting the Tlokwe by-elections next month have pledged to campaign without intimidation.

Alleged mastermind behind Bozwana murder in custody

2016-01-10 14:06

Police have made a breakthrough in the murder of North West businessman Wandile Bozwana following the arrest of a prominent businessman believed to be the mastermind behind the hit.

Shocking details emerge in case against Fransman

2016-01-10 10:24

Western Cape ANC chairman Marius Fransman told his alleged sexual assault victim to get over discomfort at his advances if she wanted a job, a report says.

6 held for robbing, holding foreign shop owner hostage

2016-01-09 17:56

Six men have been arrested for robbing a Bangladeshi shop owner and holding him hostage for seven days in Wonderkop, Marikana, North West police say.

ANC holds mini rally in Marikana

2016-01-08 17:46

ANC leaders have addressed a small group of supporters in Wonderkop, Marikana, in the North West, surrounded by heavy security.

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