Former North West mayor dies in accident

2016-11-27 14:06

A car accident has claimed the life of Kaone Lobelo, a former mayor of two districts in the North West, the premier has announced.

R6m already paid, still no bridge

2016-11-20 06:01

A neatly paved road winding through Taung village near Vryburg towards the river ends metres away from the banks on both sides, making it obvious that a bridge is missing.

2 siblings die after eating chips and drinking water from container

2016-11-09 21:02

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo says he is saddened by the deaths of two siblings who fell sick after eating potato chips and drinking tap water from a 25-litre container.

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.


Premier sends condolences to Hartbeespoort Dam fire victims' families

2016-11-21 11:42

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has expressed sadness over the deaths of four people in the Hartbeespoort Dam boat fire.

RAF to pay refugee nearly R4m after accident

2016-11-09 22:18

A former spaza shop owner who fled South Africa because of xenophobic violence will get almost R4m from the Road Accident Fund for a crash in 2011 in which he was injured.

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.

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