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North West police chief to step down

2015-05-20 06:17

North West police commissioner, Lieutenant-General Zukiswa Mbombo, who was at the helm during the shooting of miners at Marikana, will be leaving the SA Police Service at the end of the month.

Did mining cause SA quake?

2014-08-06 15:47

An inquiry should be held into the 5.5 quake to determine the cause and to find out if mining activity triggered the event, an expert says.

AfriForum rep detained after witnessing sewage spill

2014-04-08 12:11

A community co-ordinator for AfriForum has been detained for trespassing at the Nketoana local municipality in the Free State after he says he witnessed a sewage spillage.

Cosatu vows to continue toll fight

2013-10-25 08:23

Cosatu North West says it won't give up its struggle against Sanral's price hike at the Swartruggens toll plaza.

ANC: North West stable

2013-10-03 23:09

The ANC in the North West is happy with the level of stability reached in the province, it has said.


A cleansing ceremony was held at the Marikana koppie in the North West after the deaths of Lonmin mineworkers who were killed in clashes with police in August last year. Watch.

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Man dies in North West crash

2013-06-11 22:59

A man died and another was critically injured when their vehicle's tyre burst and it rolled on the N12 outside Potchefstroom on Tuesday, paramedics said.


Seven more rhinos killed

2012-11-19 09:56

Seven rhinos, including a calf, have been slaughtered on a farm near Sun City. Watch.

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Seven NTI board members axed

2012-10-31 16:43

Seven members of the board of Northwest Transport Investments, which is owned by the North West government, have been removed from their posts.

Poor audits worry North West

2012-07-25 15:54

The poor audit performance of North West municipalities is concerning, says the province's standing committee on public accounts.


Effects of mining to be evaluated: Mahumapelo

2014-08-06 18:49

The effects of mining on the environment will be evaluated following the destruction in the North West caused by an earthquake, premier Supra Mahumapelo says.

Man beats girlfriend to death, kills self

2014-05-31 17:00

A 33-year-old man has allegedly beaten his girlfriend to death and later turned a gun on himself at Nkaneng informal settlement near Marikana in the North West.

Calls to legalise rhino horn trade

2014-04-02 14:32

We should think about legalising the trade of rhino horns says Michael Murphree, a researcher at the North West University, who argues that as a result illegal poaching will decline.

N West must rely less on mining - MEC

2013-10-15 11:01

North West needs a strategy to diversify the economy so that it is less reliant on the mining sector for job creation and growth, says its finance MEC.

Cosatu to march against 'attack' on NUM

2013-06-20 11:49

Cosatu in the North West says it will hold a series of marches at mines in the province over the next two weeks to ensure 'fair' treatment for union NUM.

North West man arrested for rape

2013-06-16 18:58

A Lesotho man has been arrested for raping a 16-year-old girl in Legonyane village, North West police say.

R18m revving up SMMEs

2013-02-22 19:25

Business loans amounting to around R18,5m for small, medium and micro enterprises are bearing fruit, says the North West government.

North West trains emerging farmers

2012-11-12 16:27

The North West province has trained more than 1500 emerging farmers in the past three years, says premier Thandi Modise.

SAHRC defends Marikana probe

2012-09-13 22:24

The SA Human Rights Commission has defended its decision to investigate the Marikana tragedy, saying it is acting within its constitutional mandate.

Soccer coach held for rape

2012-06-06 07:19

A soccer coach has been arrested for allegedly raping two girls in his team in Wolmaransstad, North West police say.

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