Three North West depts under administration

2015-04-15 14:06

Three North West departments have been placed under administration following years of financial instability and mismanagement.

Woman chases down seven robbers

2015-04-12 19:11

A man has been arrested for armed robbery after a bottle store owner drove after him and six accomplices and fired shots, causing him to crash his car.

Elderly woman dies as bakkie rolls

2015-03-29 21:10

An elderly woman has died and another eight people have been injured after the bakkie they were travelling in rolled on the R501, about 20km from Potchefstroom.

Man killed by police after trying to steal 21 sheep

2015-03-26 22:23

A man was shot and killed by police after allegedly attempting to steal 21 sheep in Schweizer-Reneke, North West police have said.

Nigerian drug dealers released on bail

2015-03-24 21:51

Four men arrested for drug dealing have been granted R1 000 bail each by the Mmabatho Magistrate's Court.

Majakaneng mob beats man accused of rape

2015-03-23 10:00

A 30-year-old man has been critically injured when residents of Majakaneng accused him of being part of a gang that robbed a house and raped a woman.

Court dismisses application over 2013 by-election

2015-03-20 14:02

The Electoral Court has dismissed an application by independent candidates in Tlokwe, in the North West, to set aside the 2013 by-elections based on alleged irregularities.

4 held for violence during protest released on warning

2015-03-18 12:30

Four people arrested for public violence during a protest over water in Letlhabile have been released on a warning after appeared in the Brits Magistrate's Court.

26 arrested in Madibeng water protest

2015-03-18 10:19

Twenty six people have been arrested in Brits during protests over water, North West police say.

Councillor’s house burnt down in North West protest

2015-03-17 15:23

A councillor's house and a tribal office have been burnt down in Jericho, near Brits, during a service delivery protest. The protest was sparked by water supply problems in the area.


Man held for setting shack alight with baby inside

2015-04-12 19:11

A North West man is to appear in court for murder after allegedly setting his shack alight with his 5-month old baby still inside.

Lightning kills 24 cattle, carcasses left in veld

2015-03-31 13:38

The carcasses of 24 cattle killed by lightning in the Drakensberg will be left in the veld for wild animals to eat so that nature can take its course, the owner of the cattle says.

Car thief disguised himself as delivery man

2015-03-27 05:00

Three men and two women have been arrested for allegedly stealing two cars in Rustenburg.

Sentencing postponed in taxi murder case

2015-03-26 19:02

Three men convicted of killing a taxi owner will be sentenced by the North West High Court, sitting in Mogwase.

North West three get 15 years for murder

2015-03-24 12:30

Three men were sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment each for murder and kidnapping by the Bafokeng Magistrate's Court, North West police say.

Zuma: Welcome home JB Marks

2015-03-22 18:40

Struggle hero John Beaver "JB" Marks worked with immeasurable commitment and dedication to ensure that South Africa belonged to all who lived in it, President Jacob Zuma has said at his reburial.

North West looters released on warning

2015-03-19 21:40

Eighteen people who allegedly looted foreign-owned shops have been released on a warning by the Brits Magistrate's Court.

Man accused of looting shot dead in Maboloka

2015-03-18 12:30

A man has been shot dead in Maboloka north of Brits for allegedly looting a shop, North West police say.

MEC condemns Jericho arson

2015-03-17 19:46

North West community safety MEC Gaoage Molapisi has condemned the burning down of public and private property in Jericho, near Brits.

North West killer receives two life sentences

2015-03-17 13:14

A man who killed two children when he set their shack alight has been sentenced to two life imprisonment terms by the North West High Court in Mahikeng.

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