Potchefstroom


Alleged sheep thieves spin yarn, but fail to pull wool over cops' eyes

2019-08-13 17:51

Two suspects found in possession of stolen livestock in the back seat of their car appeared in the Stilfontein Magistrates Court in the North West on Monday.

As it happened: Proteas women level ODI series

2019-05-09 10:07

The Proteas women have won the toss and elected to field first in the second One-Day International against Pakistan at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom.

Boy, 8, says his 'heart is sore' after nose-reconstruction surgery following Potch farm attack

2019-04-23 06:04

Doctors have had to reconstruct young Marlu Coetzee's nose with screws and steel plates after he was hit in the face by robbers, according to reports.

Potch farmer doused with petrol, almost set alight

2018-11-14 15:21

A farmer from Potchefstroom has been doused with petrol and almost set alight.

Tryon, Van Niekerk steer Proteas women to emphatic win

2018-05-04 20:58

Chloe Tryon and Dané van Niekerk played big all-round roles in setting up the Proteas' resounding victory against Bangladesh in the first ODI.

No arrests in 'racial' assault of SA athletic champion in Potch

2018-02-11 18:56

No arrests have been made yet in the allegedly racial attack of a SA athletic champion Thabang Mosiako in Potchefstroom, say police.

Pukke thrash hapless CUT

2018-01-30 07:56

NWU-Pukke thrashed CUT in their Varsity Cup opener at the Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds in Potchefstroom.

Man kills wife, two sons before hanging himself

2017-11-28 18:01

Four bodies have been discovered inside a house at Ikageng near Potchefstroom in the North West, police say.

Proteas rip through Bangladesh to win 1st Test

2017-10-02 11:24

The pace of Kagiso Rabada and the spin of Keshav Maharaj sent Bangladesh crashing to a defeat on the fifth day of the first Test against SA.

Boy, 6, drowns in Potch dam

2017-09-02 15:13

A six-year-old boy has died after being found floating in the water at the Potchefstroom Dam, paramedics have confirmed.

 

Four people killed after three cars collide outside Potchefstroom

2019-06-30 14:15

Four people were killed after three vehicles collided on the N12 freeway near Ikageng, outside Potchefstroom on Saturday evening.

Proteas Women embarrassed by Pakistan in Potch

2019-05-06 14:34

The Proteas Women had a dreadful start to their three-match ODI series against Pakistan after slipping to a record, eight-wicket loss on Monday.

Matric learner wears his dad’s original matric ball suit to his own farewell – 31 years later

2019-03-05 16:24

When Johan Snyman (18), a matric pupil at Ferdinand Postma High School in Potchefstroom, North West, attends his farewell later this year, he’ll be wearing the same cream suit his dad wore to his matric ball three decades ago.

Potch woman and alleged lover in court after death threats

2018-06-21 16:33

A married woman from Potchefstroom has been refused bail on charges of conspiracy to commit murder, while one of her co-accused, allegedly her lover, was let go with a warning.

Traffic examiners nabbed in alleged driving licence scam

2018-02-20 19:59

Seven North West traffic examiners are among 14 suspects who have been arrested for allegedly issuing driving licences to applicants without testing them, says the Hawks.

SA athletic champion severely beaten in alleged racial attack in Potch

2018-02-10 16:55

A 22-year-old Boston College student and top athlete has been attacked in what his friend has labelled a racially motivated incident.

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WATCH: Motorist assaults traffic cop during roadside altercation

A video has surfaced of a roadside altercation, allegedly on the N12 in Potchefstroom, between a motorist and a traffic officer. Watch.

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Elderly Potch farmer found dead after alleged scuffle with gunmen

2017-10-14 19:30

A man believed to be in his 70s has been found dead in an alleged farm attack, on a plot outside of Potchefstroom.

Proteas hungry for Test wins - Rabada

2017-09-26 20:03

Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada believes the current mix of players and coaching staff is the perfect balance to revive their winning ways.

Potch student called 'monkey' faces disciplinary action

2017-07-17 20:15

A North-West University student who was called a monkey on social media by a fellow student is expected to appear in front of a disciplinary committee for contravening the university's social media policy.

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