Bogus 'North West premier' arrested

2016-12-26 12:59

A man has been arrested for impersonating North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo, and then threatening to bomb the premier's house, a provincial government spokesperson says.

Local election woes continue in Rustenburg

2016-10-09 06:27

Barely a week after he was forced to resign as the mayor of the Rustenburg municipality, Mpho Khunou was re-elected on Friday amid an outcry from opposition parties that the process was fraught with irregularities.

Three killed in head on collision

2016-07-23 23:00

Three people were killed and six others injured in a head on collision between two vehicles on the N14 between Kathu and the Deben turn off on Saturday, paramedic services said.

'Little hero' dog’s bark saves family from robbers

2016-02-24 13:00

A chihuahua has become a North West family's “klein heldjie” (little hero) after possibly saving their lives during an attack by robbers on a smallholding near Rustenburg.

Show me the miners' toilets - judge

2012-10-02 14:46

The commission probing the shooting at Lonmin's platinum mine has toured blocks of hostels inhabited by mineworkers - with the chairperson Judge Ian Farlam asking to see the toilets.

Protest at Wonderkop inspection

2012-10-02 11:28

Activists have protested at Nkaneng in Wonderkop during a visit by the judicial commission of inquiry into the Marikana shooting.

Man arrested for rape

2012-05-26 12:07

A 19-year-old man has been arrested for rape in Madikwe near Zeerust.

North West teen arrested for murder

2011-12-26 16:14

A teenage boy has been arrested in connection with the murder of a man near Mafikeng in the North West, police said.

Attack on festival head filmed

2010-09-28 09:02

A woman filmed herself and her husband as they kicked and punched the head of the Aardklop arts festival during an argument over the location of a tent.


4 rhinos slaughtered on North West game farm

2016-12-26 12:08

Four rhinos have died a gruesome death in a boma on a private game farm in North West, police say.

6 classrooms torched in North West

2016-07-30 22:17

Six classrooms have been burnt at Setilo Secondary school at Mareetsane Village near Mafikeng in the North West due to alleged political violence, the Department of Education confirmed.

NWU clashes: Are these live or rubber bullets?

2016-02-25 09:52

Pictures of supposed live ammunition have been doing the rounds on social media following clashes between North West University students and private security. We asked an ammunition expert to break down what we can see.

Policeman hacked with panga at mine

2012-10-16 14:22

A policeman has been hacked with a panga at Samancor Mine near Rustenburg, while dispersing a group of striking mineworkers, police say.

Num shot at us, says mineworker

2012-10-02 13:31

National Union of Mineworkers members shot at protesters, a worker has told the judicial inquiry into the shooting at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana.

Marikana inspection continues

2012-10-02 09:49

Parties involved in the inquiry into the shooting at the Lonmin platinum mine have arrived at the scene to continue their inspection.

Man arrested over R9m cigarettes

2012-03-08 19:20

A man found in possession of contraband cigarettes with a street value of about R9m has been arrested in Lichtenburg, say North West police.

NWest man kills girlfriend, self

2011-11-12 13:59

A man has shot dead his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself at a church in Taung, North West police say.

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