'This cow cannot stand up' - drought-hit North West farmer

2015-08-04 13:39

In deep rural North West, emerging farmers hit by severe drought have lost hope, saying their starving cattle are too weak to walk to the nearest dam to drink water.

Chants for ‘Juju! Juju!’ as EFF rally gets under way

2015-07-25 14:58

Chants of “Juju! Juju! Juju!” rang out as Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema arrived at the Olympia Stadium in Rustenburg for the party's second anniversary rally.

State adds to ANC councillor’s charge sheet

2015-07-22 16:40

The State has added two more charges - of intimidation and assault - to ANC Rustenburg Councillor Luvuyo Tolo Maqwane's previous charge of malicious damage to property.

ANC is blackmailing you - Malema

2015-07-21 18:58

The EFF will fight the ANC's "blackmailing" of residents in Rustenburg, EFF leader Julius Malema says.

Teen arrested for kidnapping newborn

2015-07-21 12:47

A 19-year-old woman has been arrested after allegedly abducting a newborn baby outside a hospital in Rustenburg, police say.

Woman killed, man injured after car crashes into tree

2015-07-19 09:06

A woman has died and a man is seriously injured after their car crashed into a tree on the N1 near Stilfontein in the North West – while a second accident was caused by the debris, paramedics say.

Man in North West court for raping two women

2015-07-17 07:54

A 23-year-old man, who is already serving time for murder and housebreaking in Gauteng, has appeared in court on charges of raping two women in the North West.

Top traffic official appears for fraud

2015-07-16 09:28

A top North West traffic official has appeared in court on a charge of fraud and defeating the ends of justice, the Road Traffic Management Corporation says.

Prisoner shot dead after daring escape near Brits

2015-07-13 11:20

An inmate serving a life sentence has been shot dead after escaping from Losperfontein Prison in Brits in the North West, aided by a knife and toy gun.

Bail for women accused of burning schoolgirl to death

2015-07-08 15:35

Two women accused of burning a teenage girl to death in Klipgat, North West, have been granted bail in the Brits Magistrate's Court.


Body found in North West canal

2015-08-03 13:06

The body of a man has been found in a water canal next to the R53 outside Potchefstroom in the North West, paramedics say.

Supporters in celebratory mood for EFF 2nd anniversary

2015-07-25 12:51

Hundreds of Economic Freedom Fighters members were in a celebratory mood as they waited in a long queue to get into the Olympia Park Stadium in Rustenburg for the party's second anniversary rally.

Alleged baby snatcher in court

2015-07-22 15:54

A 19-year-old woman arrested for allegedly kidnapping a baby has been granted R1 000 bail at the Rustenburg Magistrates' Court.

Suspected meat thieves bite off more than they can chew

2015-07-21 16:01

Five men have appeared in the Bloemhof Magistrate’s Court after being found in possession of suspected stolen beef worth R10 000.

Zuma swims in millions, while you swim in poverty - Malema

2015-07-20 17:59

The ANC built a swimming pool for President Jacob Zuma at Nkandla while many of the country's citizens swam in poverty, EFF leader Julius Malema has said.

Woman raped with four-month-old baby tied to her back

2015-07-17 14:35

A 20-year-old woman was raped by a knife-wielding attacker while she had her four-month-old baby on her back, police have confirmed.

Former NWU rector 'cowardly, barbaric and racist' - open letter

2015-07-16 14:00

A group of North West University students and workers have penned an open letter to former vice chancellor Dr Theuns Eloff, calling his criticism of his successor Professor Dan Kgwadi racist.

Escaped inmate shot dead after jumping into unguarded security vehicle

2015-07-13 13:19

After escaping from a North West prison, an inmate apparently tried to make off in an unguarded private security company’s vehicle while they were tracking him in the bush.

Shop owner found with 47 social grant cards

2015-07-10 17:30

A shop owner from Madipalesa village outside Pampierstad in the North West has been found in possession of 47 social grant cards, Social Development MEC Fenny Gaolaolwe says.

Accused filmed burning woman pleading for her life, court hears

2015-07-07 19:21

Dramatic footage of a schoolgirl pleading for her life after she was set alight was recorded on a cellphone, the Brits Magistrate's Court has heard.

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