Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
Mostly sunny. Mild.
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.
The Proteas women have won the toss and elected to field first in the second One-Day International against Pakistan at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom.
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.
A farmer from Potchefstroom has been doused with petrol and almost set alight.
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 have been made yet in the allegedly racial attack of a SA athletic champion Thabang Mosiako in Potchefstroom, say police.
NWU-Pukke thrashed CUT in their Varsity Cup opener at the Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds in Potchefstroom.
Four bodies have been discovered inside a house at Ikageng near Potchefstroom in the North West, police say.
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.
A six-year-old boy has died after being found floating in the water at the Potchefstroom Dam, paramedics have confirmed.
Four people were killed after three vehicles collided on the N12 freeway near Ikageng, outside Potchefstroom on Saturday evening.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 22-year-old Boston College student and top athlete has been attacked in what his friend has labelled a racially motivated incident.
A video has surfaced of a roadside altercation, allegedly on the N12 in Potchefstroom, between a motorist and a traffic officer. Watch.
A man believed to be in his 70s has been found dead in an alleged farm attack, on a plot outside of Potchefstroom.
Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada believes the current mix of players and coaching staff is the perfect balance to revive their winning ways.
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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