NW man arrested with gold worth R50m

2016-06-28 18:12

A man has been arrested in Springs with unwrought gold with an estimated street value of R50m hidden in his car.

Three die in Krugersdorp shack fire

2016-06-26 13:30

A mother and two children have died in a shack fire in Munsieville on the outskirts of Krugersdorp, while three more children survived the blaze.

EXCLUSIVE: 'Untouchable' NWU lecturer retires amid sexual harassment claims

2016-06-20 07:04

Anger over sexual harassment claims has boiled over at North West University, after a senior academic suddenly announced he is retiring a few months early due to health reasons.

Unemployed youth awarded building and civil construction certificates

2016-06-16 18:32

More than 70 unemployed youth were awarded building and civil construction certificates at Tlapu village outside Rustenburg, the Department of Social Development said on Thursday.

North West man sentenced to 10 life sentences for 64 crimes

2016-06-13 21:02

A 33-year-old man has been sentenced to ten life sentences for 64 crimes he committed during 2012 and 2014.

Black Muslim NWU student allegedly told to remove hijab before exam

2016-06-03 08:34

A black Muslim student at North West University says she was told to remove her religious headscarf before an exam, and forced to sign an "irregularity" form when she refused to do so.

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.


3 die in Ventersdorp accident

2016-06-27 11:19

Three people have died and two have been injured after a vehicle rolled on the N14 in Ventersdorp, paramedics say.

NWU 'could be liable for harassment damages'

2016-06-21 13:18

North West University could be taken to court for its apparent failure to address allegations that a senior staff member sexually harassed 14 women, two academics have said.

Hope Zinde's murder-accused son back in court

2016-06-17 07:04

The son of TV personality Hope Zinde is expected to appear in the Brits Regional Court in connection with the murder of his mother.

ConCourt rules that local govt elections will go ahead

2016-06-14 10:45

The Constitutional Court has ruled that local government elections can go ahead on August 3 without a complete voters' roll.

African swine flu confirmed in 2 provinces

2016-06-10 20:24

The Department of Agriculture has warned pig owners to be vigilant after two cases of African Swine Flu were confirmed in the North West and Free State.

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.

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