Urgent interdict to stop ANCYL congress dismissed

2015-09-03 19:13

An urgent application to interdict the ANC Youth League national congress has been dismissed by the High Court in Pretoria.

EFF students: We won without free KFC, T-shirts

2015-09-03 11:49

The Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command's victory in the SRC elections at NWU's Mahikeng campus was done without celebrities, free food, and free T-shirts, the party says.

Cyclist loses R100k bicycle in school hostel fire

2015-09-01 15:46

A North West professional cyclist has lost a R100 000 bicycle in a fire that broke out at Hoër Volkskool Potchefstroom.

North West woman critical after fire

2015-08-31 13:02

A woman in her fifties has sustained severe burns in a fire in Potchefstroom, paramedics say.

2 ex-cops jailed for R100 bribe

2015-08-30 07:04

Two former police officers have been sentenced to two years behind bars for corruption and fraud after demanding R100 from a taxi driver at an accident scene.

Pukke must not only reflect Afrikaans culture - forum

2015-08-26 09:12

The Potchefstroom campus of North West University must reflect a diversity of cultures, not only Afrikaans culture, a student forum has said in a memorandum to the institution.

A boy with an iron will

2015-08-24 08:51

Olebogeng Montsho, who is confined to a wheelchair due to a condition which causes muscle weakness, has the will but not the power to do things, his father says.

Man injured, police car torched in 'mob justice'

2015-08-23 09:27

North West police came under attack while rescuing a man being severely assaulted by an enraged community accusing him of a crime near the Hartbeespoort Dam, a police spokesperson says.

Over 200 tons of gold concentrate found in factory

2015-08-18 21:43

Over 200 tons of gold concentrate has been found inside a granite factory in Potchefstroom, in the North West.

Student stabbed at North West University in fight over 'loud music'

2015-08-14 17:56

A North West University student has been arrested for allegedly stabbing another student after a fight over "loud music" on the university's Potchefstroom campus, police say.


BREAKING - Urgent bid to stop ANCYL congress

2015-09-03 12:35

A group of ANC Youth League members in the North West are believed to be launching an urgent court application to stop the league's elective congress from going ahead.

EFF wins SRC election at NWU's Mahikeng campus

2015-09-02 19:34

The EFF has won the Student Representative Council elections at the North West University's Mahikeng campus.

NWU student paper pulls story from Facebook

2015-09-01 11:36

The North West University student newspaper has been forced to remove a Facebook post after comments bordered on "hate speech", as the university plans to hold a series of discussion with students on its future.

Maine nominated as ANCYL presidential candidate

2015-08-31 13:02

The North West ANC Youth League has nominated provincial chairperson Collen Maine as its presidential candidate for the upcoming national congress.

Mother, I'm already dead - deaf teen's SMS

2015-08-28 14:21

"Mother, I'm already dead," one of three schoolgirls who died in a fire at a North West school for the deaf told her mother, moments before being engulfed by flames.

EFF is a 'political thief' - ANCYL contender

2015-08-26 08:41

The EFF is a "political thief" because it stole the ANC Youth League's policy positions, ANCYL North West chairperson and presidential hopeful Collen Maine says.

Man dies after plane crashes into Brits backyard

2015-08-23 19:35

A man has died after his light aircraft crashed into the backyard of a home in Brits in the North West, the Hartbeespoort EMS says.

Gift of the Givers to donate food to 'starving' miners

2015-08-20 15:53

Destitute miners in Kroondal are so hungry that they have resorted to eating cats, rats and wild vegetables to survive. Now Gift of the Givers has stepped up to help end 'this unacceptable human suffering'.

NWU student rearrested after breaking bail conditions

2015-08-16 18:52

A North West University (NWU) student accused of stabbing another student with scissors has been rearrested for breaking his bail conditions, provincial police say.

Amcu to launch Marikana families campaign

2015-08-13 07:10

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is expected to launch a fundraising campaign for the families of mineworkers killed at Marikana.

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