Bogus healers allegedly defraud man of R370 000 in pension money

2016-04-25 17:00

Two Ugandan nationals, posing as traditional healers, stand accused of defrauding a man of R370 000 of his pension money.

4 traffic officers arrested for alleged corruption

2016-04-22 17:00

Four North West traffic officers have been arrested for alleged bribery and corruption, traffic authorities says.

Border drug bust yields R80m worth of Mandrax

2016-04-17 13:58

When Sars customs officials searched a seemingly empty truck at the Kopfontein Gate border post, their trained sniffer dog smelled a rat – or in this case, R80m worth of Mandrax tablets.

Mother and child, 3, killed in Potch hit-and-run

2016-04-06 08:02

A mother and her child, believed to be around 3-years-old, have been killed in an alleged hit-and-run in Potchefstroom, paramedics say.

2nd bid at bail fails for alleged North West cop killer

2016-03-23 18:15

One of three men accused of killing a North West policeman has been denied bail for the second time in the Brits Magistrate's Court.

Tragic end to NWU student's swim with friends

2016-03-13 18:19

A first-year student at the North West University's Postchefstroom campus has died after getting into difficulties while swimming with friends in the campus pool, the university says.

EFT and e-wallet payments made for reptile street trade

2016-03-08 05:42

Hawkers selling chameleons, tortoises and snakes on street corners are becoming more advanced, even accepting payment via e-wallet and EFT, the NSPCA has said, pleading with public to stop buying the creatures and end the trade.

Soldiers survive roll in Ratel

2016-03-01 15:41

A military vehicle carrying soldiers overturned while en route from Bloemfontein to the Lohatla training area in the Northern Cape, the SA National Defence Force says,

Tighter security for NWU's Potch campus after protest

2016-02-27 10:25

Access to the North West University's Potchefstroom campus will be restricted following protests, Rector Prof Fika Janse van Rensburg says.

I have nowhere to go - displaced NWU student

2016-02-25 15:00

A 21-year-old law student at the North-West University's Mahikeng campus says she has no place to go after the institution’s decision to evacuate its residences.


Alleged bogus doctors granted bail in Rustenburg

2016-04-25 16:40

Two men accused of fraud and possession of falsified sick notes have been granted bail in the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court.

Cop bust with sheep carcass in boot tried to pull wool over our eyes - police

2016-04-19 18:53

A cop, who was arrested after officers found a sheep carcass inside the boot of his vehicle, claims he has no idea how it got in there, North West police say.

Villagers beat up criminal known as 'Top Dog'

2016-04-13 16:01

A group of villagers beat up a man they accused of raping and killing an elderly woman and burnt his parents’ house down, North West police have said.

Charges dropped against child murder-accused in Brits

2016-03-29 12:41

Charges have been withdrawn against two of the four people accused of burning a schoolgirl to death in Letlhabile, near Brits, North West.

North West education dept to probe school trip drownings

2016-03-22 17:52

The North West government will conduct an independent investigation after three school boys drowned during a camp in Rustenburg, Education MEC Maphefo Matsemela says.

Grandmother, 6 kids killed in arson attack

2016-03-08 22:26

Seven members of a family of 10 have died in a fire after a shack they were sleeping in was set alight at Senthumole Section in Koster.

Private army protects world's largest rhino farm

2016-03-02 17:25

The world's largest rhino farm looks like a vast fortress and is guarded by a private army.

NWU obtains court order to maintain peace

2016-02-28 17:00

The North West University has obtained a high court order to prohibit the disruption of activities at its Potchefstroom campus.

NWU suspends former SRC president for 3 years

2016-02-26 13:00

North West University has suspended the former SRC president of its Mahikeng campus for three years, following a disciplinary hearing.

Protesters caused millions in damage at NWU

2016-02-25 11:00

Protesters have caused millions of rands in damage after they set fire to the administrative building at North West University's Mahikeng campus, a spokesperson says.

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