Controversial ANC leader goes to Parliament

2017-08-20 06:02

A controversial former mayor of Rustenburg who was once convicted of killing a political opponent is the latest MP that the North West ANC is sending to Parliament, sparking uproar.

Cosatu wants answers on Phakoe's murder

2014-06-20 07:07

The Congress of SA Trade Unions in the North West is resuming its campaign to find out who killed former Rustenburg municipal councillor Moss Phakoe.

Ex mayor appeals murder conviction

2013-06-07 12:19

Convicted former Rustenburg Mayor Matthew Wolmarans has launched a bid to clear his name and cut short his 20 year jail term.

Wolmarans verdict a lesson, says SACP

2012-07-19 19:46

The sentencing of former Rustenburg mayor Matthew Wolmarans and his former bodyguard is a lesson to those who use murder to hide corruption, the North West SACP says.

Phakoe's killers get 20 years behind bars

2012-07-17 13:32

Former Rustenburg mayor Matthew Wolmarans was jailed for 20 years for the murder of whistleblower councillor Moss Phakoe.

Charges against Phakoe accused dismissed

2012-02-20 22:24

The charges against two men accused of murdering a former Rustenburg councillor have been dismissed in the North West High Court, a report says.

Ex-mayor released on R50 000 bail

2011-11-09 19:27

Former Rustenburg mayor Matthew Wolmarans, accused of murdering former councillor Moss Phakoe, has been released on R50 000 bail.


Wolmarans to sue for wrongful arrest

2014-06-27 10:04

Former Rustenburg mayor Matthew Wolmarans will sue the state and seven police officers who implicated and arrested him for the murder of former municipal councillor Moss Phakoe, it has been reported.

Ex-mayor loses murder appeal

2013-07-30 21:07

The North West High Court in Mafikeng has dismissed an appeal by former Rustenburg mayor Matthew Wolmarans and his former bodyguard, Cosatu says.

ANC welcomes Wolmarans prosecution

2012-07-20 19:25

The ANC has welcomed the prosecution of former Rustenburg mayor Matthew Wolmarans.

Judge: Ex-mayor masterminded rival's murder

2012-07-17 17:07

Judge Ronnie Hendricks has said that although Matthew Wolmarans did not kill whistle-blower councillor Moss Phakoe himself, he masterminded the murder, as he sentenced him to 20 years in jail.

Factionalism rocks North West ANC

2012-06-06 19:00

The ANC in the North West is dragging its provincial secretary, Kabelo Mataboge, and nine other party members before the party’s national disciplinary committee.

Ex-mayor's murder case postponed

2012-02-02 08:02

The pre-trial of former Rustenburg mayor Matthew Wolmarans, who is charged along with three others of the murder of a former councillor, has been postponed to February 20.

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