Councillors to help schoolmates of 7 pupils who died in horror crash after soccer tournament

2019-10-21 13:04

The North West education department has deployed social workers to three schools in Rietpan in the North West following the death of seven pupils in a car accident in Lehurutshe.

North West man allegedly repeatedly raped stepdaughter left in his care, court hears

2019-10-10 19:20

A North West man who was left to care for his partner's three young children allegedly repeatedly raped one of them, the Stilfontein Magistrate's Court has heard.

A judicial officer should be impartial - North West deputy judge president candidate

2019-10-08 16:13

A good judicial officer must be able to divorce himself from "biasness", North West High Court Judge Ronald Hendricks has said during his Judicial Service Commission interview.

'Stressed' farmer shoots himself in Avbob parking lot

2019-10-07 08:34

A 38-year-old farmer took his own life in the parking lot of the Avbob funeral service in Schweizer-Reneke.

North West housing project halted by angry residents

2019-10-01 14:11

Residents of Cyferskuil in the North West have brought a housing project in the village to a standstill.

Supra Mahumapelo is 'in a cul-de-sac and clutching at straws' - North West official

2019-09-25 16:59

The Hawks are investigating a case of extortion after former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo laid charges against two North West officials, alleging that they tried to 'corrupt' him during his tenure.

JB Marks Municipality's urgent application to interdict North West government struck off the roll

2019-09-18 17:25

An attempt by the JB Marks Municipality - which covers Ventersdorp and Potchefstroom in the North West - to haul the provincial government to court in a bid to interdict the province from implementing a section 139(1)(b) notice on the troubled municipality has been struck off the roll.

Brits attorney gets 15 years in jail for theft of R30m

2019-09-13 08:47

The attorney pocketed money meant for municipal payments, resulting in a local mall's water and electricity being shut off.

Woman, 83, found dead in Schweizer-Reneke old age home

2019-09-09 08:49

An 83-year-old woman has been found dead at an old age home in Schweizer-Reneke.

Failure to protect witnesses will reduce Zondo inquiry into 'state capture circus' - Sanco

2019-08-30 17:46

The South African National Civic Organisation in the North West has called for the protection of witnesses who appear before the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.


Appointment of chief labour relations officer above board - JB Marks Municipality

2019-10-16 06:06

The appointment of a chief labour relations officer at the troubled JB Marks Municipality, which houses Ventersdorp and Potchefstroom in the North West, falls in line with its requirements.

'Supra Mahumapelo's REC' set for battle as it rejects decision to disband it

2019-10-09 16:30

The ANC's Dr Kenneth Kaunda region is preparing to fight the North West interim provincial committee and its mother body in a bid to retain its legitimacy.

PICS | Pilot killed when aircraft crashes into garage of Vryburg house

2019-10-07 11:50

A culpable homicide investigation is under way after a pilot was killed and a passenger injured when a light aircraft crashed in Huhudi, near Vryburg, according to North West police.

Reports of dissolution of North West municipalities 'fictitious and baseless' - ANC interim provincial committee

2019-10-01 17:06

The ANC in the North West will communicate the extent of interventions in the beleaguered province in due course, says the party's interim provincial committee.

WATCH | SABC crew attacked, robbed of equipment in Schweizer-Reneke

2019-10-01 13:39

An SABC news crew covering protests over the closing of the Mamusa municipality in the North West province have been assaulted and robbed of equipment in Schweizer-Reneke.

Manhunt launched after five men escape from Klerksdorp Regional Court

2019-09-25 15:42

The Hawks in the North West have launched a manhunt for five men who are believed to be armed and dangerous, after they escaped from the Klerksdorp Regional Court.

Angry North West residents torch 6 ANC councillors' homes

2019-09-18 11:32

Angry residents of Khuma near Stilfontein have burnt down several houses belonging to City of Matlosana councillors, North West police say.

Schweizer-Reneke pupil shines with 'mind-controlled 3D-printed prosthetic hand'

2019-09-13 06:25

A Grade 11 Hoërskool Schweizer-Reneke pupil is hoping to find a way to help amputees to not spend hundreds of thousands of rand on prosthetics.

Baby dies after being burned in Mahikeng hospital warmer

2019-08-31 13:39

The Health MEC in the North West has demanded action following the death of a baby from burns sustained at the Mahikeng Provincial Hospital.

North West MEC sends administrator into JB Marks, but municipality and councillors fight back

2019-08-29 14:08

The troubled JB Marks Municipality has officially been placed under administration following months of claims of alleged fraud, corruption and maladministration.

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