British tourist dies after North West hot air balloon crash

2016-10-26 18:11

A British tourist who was one of three people seriously injured when a hot air balloon crash-landed near Hartbeespoort, has died in hospital.

Strong winds blamed for North West hot air balloon crash landing

2016-10-25 16:13

The owner of the hot air balloon which crash landed in North, injuring three people, believes unexpectedly strong winds were to blame.

Baby flung out of car in deadly N4 crash

2016-10-22 21:04

Three people, including a baby, have died and several others are injured following a collision on the N4 towards Rustenburg, paramedics say.

Animal probably took little Thandi's hand

2016-09-22 19:36

Four-year-old Thandi Talakase's hand was possibly torn off by an animal, and not chopped off, an autopsy has shown.

One dead, 3 injured in Hartebeespoort crash

2016-09-10 21:39

One person died and 3 people were left critically injured after a head-on collision on the R400 in Hartebeespoort.

'The EFF is threatening me' – Rustenburg councillor

2016-08-23 09:02

Botho Community Movement (BCM) founder Ofentse Kombe has accused the EFF in Rustenburg of first offering him a R3m bribe and then threatening him after he sided with the ANC.

ANC calls for charges after Rustenburg council sitting brawl

2016-08-20 08:55

The ANC will ask the Rustenburg council to lay criminal charges against those who were involved in a brawl which broke out during its first sitting at the local civic centre.

Rustenburg coalition talks still fuzzy

2016-08-17 22:32

It is still unclear who will be taking over the Rustenburg municipality, even after a pronouncement by EFF leader Julius Malema that the Forum for Service Delivery will govern with the red berets' votes in the municipality.

Marikana miners, residents remember that day 4 years ago

2016-08-16 11:38

Hundreds of miners and Marikana residents are commemorating the fatal shooting of 34 Lonmin workers by police in 2012.

Amcu to commemorate Marikana shootings

2016-08-16 06:31

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is expected to commemorate the Marikana massacre in the North West.


Balloon crash an 'absolute nightmare' - victim

2016-10-25 19:12

A hot air balloon ride which was supposed to have been a lovely day out, turned into an “absolute nightmare”, says a 70-year-old woman who survived a crash-landing.

Hot air balloon crashes in North West

2016-10-25 12:49

A hot air balloon carrying at least 14 people has crashed near the Buffelspoort dam in the North West, critically injuring an adult and a child.

Gasps as Madonsela details ''missing millions'' in mining royalties

2016-10-08 18:06

Guests at a Public Protector feedback session gasped when they heard that the R617.3m first deposited into a North West community mining royalties account in 1995 had dwindled to R721 000 by July this year.

Potchefstroom accident: Driver burnt beyond recognition

2016-09-17 18:49

One person has died after a bakkie rolled off the R54 and burst into flames outside Potchefstroom, paramedics say.

Baby brothers die in Mahikeng fire

2016-09-09 15:58

Two baby brothers have been killed in a fire that razed a shack to the ground in a village near Mahikeng in the North West province.

ANC's Mabale-Huma elected Rustenburg speaker in drama-filled sitting

2016-08-20 11:40

ANC councillor Sheila Mabale-Huma has been elected speaker of council after the votes had to be recounted in a dramatic first sitting of council in Rustenburg.

All eyes on Rustenburg's first council sitting

2016-08-19 06:14

The first council seating in Rustenburg is expected to be loaded with drama as parties are still undecided on who will govern the municipality.

EFF leads Marikana trust donations with R1m contribution

2016-08-17 05:44

The EFF has donated R1m to Amcu's Marikana trust fund, party leader Julius Malema announced during the commemoration for those killed in the violence four years ago.

My life is worse now - Marikana miner

2016-08-16 10:54

"Some of us still struggle to sleep, thinking about our brothers. I don't want to talk about this because I am going to cry," says a Lonmin miner as he remembers the day four years ago when 34 of his colleagues were gunned down by police.

Mineworkers still living in squalor four years after Marikana massacre

2016-08-15 10:29

Lonmin has failed to provide the homes it promised for several thousand workers, four years after SA police shot dead 34 striking Marikana miners driven to fury by poor wages and living conditions.

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