Key Lonmin exec was SSA spook - report

2016-05-29 07:28

Lonmin’s foremost representative during the 2012 strikes at its Marikana mine was a covert agent of the State Security Agency, Rapport reports.

Shots fired as robber targets pupils during break

2016-05-26 13:55

A man has fired shots while trying to rob a group of Rustenburg pupils during a break, a teacher has said.

Bloem Border Collie is SA's first doggie graduate

2016-05-19 11:38

A sheepdog from a farm in Bloemfontein is the first dog in the country ever to be awarded a university degree.

'Tactical option' on Marikana came from top cops, Phiyega inquiry told

2016-05-04 17:00

National police management decided to disarm the Marikana strikers on August 16 2012, the inquiry into suspended national commissioner Riah Phiyega has heard.

North West fire kills six from the same family

2016-05-02 14:08

Four children and two young adults from the same family have been killed in a fire that broke out in their shack in Deelpan outside Rustenburg while they were sleeping.

Bogus healers allegedly defraud man of R370 000 in pension money

2016-04-25 17:00

Two Ugandan nationals, posing as traditional healers, stand accused of defrauding a man of R370 000 of his pension money.

4 traffic officers arrested for alleged corruption

2016-04-22 17:00

Four North West traffic officers have been arrested for alleged bribery and corruption, traffic authorities says.

Border drug bust yields R80m worth of Mandrax

2016-04-17 13:58

When Sars customs officials searched a seemingly empty truck at the Kopfontein Gate border post, their trained sniffer dog smelled a rat – or in this case, R80m worth of Mandrax tablets.

Mother and child, 3, killed in Potch hit-and-run

2016-04-06 08:02

A mother and her child, believed to be around 3-years-old, have been killed in an alleged hit-and-run in Potchefstroom, paramedics say.

2nd bid at bail fails for alleged North West cop killer

2016-03-23 18:15

One of three men accused of killing a North West policeman has been denied bail for the second time in the Brits Magistrate's Court.


Denosa outraged by handling of whistleblowers

2016-05-27 09:20

Nurses union Denosa has criticised the North West health department for disclosing the name of a whistleblower, even though the department says the nurse gave permission for her name to be revealed.

Body of one of 2 missing miners found at Implats

2016-05-19 21:02

The body of one of two miners trapped underground at Impala Platinum's mine in Rustenburg, North West, has been found, the company says.

Desperate bid to save trapped men at Rustenburg mine

2016-05-18 10:52

Rescuers are working furiously at Impala Platinum’s Rustenburg mine to save two mineworkers who are trapped underground.

North West's temporary teachers will be paid, dept promises

2016-05-04 16:00

Temporary teachers in North West who did not get their April salaries will be paid soon, the provincial education department has promised.

Two children killed after taxi rolls

2016-04-30 22:42

Two children, both under the age of 12 have been killed when a taxi driver allegedly lost control of his vehicle on the N12 just outside Potchefstroom, causing it to roll several times, paramedics say.

Alleged bogus doctors granted bail in Rustenburg

2016-04-25 16:40

Two men accused of fraud and possession of falsified sick notes have been granted bail in the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court.

Cop bust with sheep carcass in boot tried to pull wool over our eyes - police

2016-04-19 18:53

A cop, who was arrested after officers found a sheep carcass inside the boot of his vehicle, claims he has no idea how it got in there, North West police say.

Villagers beat up criminal known as 'Top Dog'

2016-04-13 16:01

A group of villagers beat up a man they accused of raping and killing an elderly woman and burnt his parents’ house down, North West police have said.

Charges dropped against child murder-accused in Brits

2016-03-29 12:41

Charges have been withdrawn against two of the four people accused of burning a schoolgirl to death in Letlhabile, near Brits, North West.

North West education dept to probe school trip drownings

2016-03-22 17:52

The North West government will conduct an independent investigation after three school boys drowned during a camp in Rustenburg, Education MEC Maphefo Matsemela says.

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