Traffic officials, driving school boss arrested for licence fraud

2017-03-24 16:43

The Hawks say they have arrested nine North West traffic officials, along with the owner of a driving school and his employee, for licence fraud.

Boy's body retrieved from North West dam

2017-03-22 08:19

The body of a 12-year-old boy who went missing after a recreational day on a dam in Geysdorp at the weekend has been found, police say.

Mahumapelo must expect his behaviour to be scrutinised - business forum

2017-03-08 12:02

The North West Business Forum has submitted its responding affidavit in a matter brought against it by Premier Supra Mahumapelo.

3 die in North West floods

2017-02-23 06:04

Flash floods in North West have killed three people, North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo says.

Dodovu calls on Molefe to decline MP position

2017-02-18 11:00

A former ANC leader in the North West province has called on former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe not accept the position of Member of Parliament.

Mind your vocabulary!

2017-02-12 06:01

English dictionaries such as Oxford add new words every year from different languages of the world, including ones from South Africa.

North West church leaders back bishop over homophobic sermon

2017-01-29 12:06

North West church leaders have come out in support of a bishop after he made headlines for making homophobic comments during a sermon, with one pastor saying it was preached out of love.

North West bonanza for Chinese

2017-01-29 06:01

Several unions are up in arms as cement producer PPC employs 242 Chinese workers for a R1.7 billion project in North West, rather than hiring locals.

North West to harvest donkey-skin gelatin for export to China

2017-01-25 16:32

The North West government wants to export pharmaceutical products made out of gelatin found in donkey skin.

Convicted murderer on the run after breaking out of North West prison

2017-01-16 23:00

A convicted murderer is on the run after escaping from Lichtenburg prison in the North West Province, the Department of Correctional Services has confirmed.


Zuma sculpture scrapped, monument planned instead

2017-03-23 18:20

The North West government has cancelled plans to erect a R6m, life-sized sculpture of President Jacob Zuma, but now intends to build a monument in his honour instead.

Former NWU employee jailed for stealing millions

2017-03-09 23:17

A former North West University senior financial officer has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for stealing more than R17 million in student loans.

New names proposed for Potch municipality

2017-03-07 13:34

A total of 840 suggestions have been received for the name of the new Potchefstroom/Ventersdorp municipality.

Statue for JZ? Rather use that money for the people – Cope

2017-02-19 21:01

The Congress of the People in the North West province on Sunday lambasted government for allocating R6 million for a statue of President Jacob Zuma.

North West to construct Zuma statue

2017-02-16 21:15

The North West government plans to construct a 6m-high bronze statue in honour of President Jacob Zuma in Groot Marico.

Cop convicted of killing suspect back in court

2017-02-06 06:13

Constable Titus Mabela, who was last year found guilty of shooting and killing a suspect in Krugersdorp, is expected in the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court.

Red berets go all out to prove they can govern Coalition formation

2017-01-29 06:01

The council in the Metsimaholo Municipality in the Free State town of Sasolburg is to pass a motion of no confidence in the mayor, tabled by the DA and supported by the EFF.

Woman killed in fruit and veg truck crash

2017-01-28 18:42

A woman was killed and two others injured when two trucks collided head-on in Rustenburg, paramedics have said.

Alleged rhino poachers tracked down

2017-01-24 13:49

Three Mozambican men are expected to appear in a North West court after being arrested for allegedly killing a rhino and stealing its horn on a private game farm.

ANC will work towards unity - Duarte

2017-01-15 22:25

ANC Deputy Secretary General Jessie Duarte says the party will work hard for unity.

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