Lekalakala to miss fraud case court appearance due to illness

Mahikeng: The High Court of South Africa; North West Division postponed the fraud case against the former head of the Department of Health in the North West, Dr Andrew Lekalakala to 03 October 2022, owing to his ill health. His defence attorney provided the court with a medical certificate. Lekalakala is facing two charges ofContinue reading “Lekalakala to miss fraud case court appearance due to illness”

Traditional healer gets life for murder of girlfriend

The High Court of South Africa; North West Division, sitting at Mogwase Regional Court, sentenced Thapelo Ramoruki (29), to life imprisonment for the murder of Tsholofelo Tsheko, known to be his girlfriend. He was sentenced to a further six-year imprisonment, for pointing a firearm and the court declared him unfit to possess a firearm. TheContinue reading “Traditional healer gets life for murder of girlfriend”

NWU’s Prof Smit has new spiece named after him

Potchefstroom: According to Sir David Attenborough, who has at least 17 species named in his honour, having a species named after you is the “biggest of compliments that you could ask from any scientific community”.  Internationally acclaimed North-West University (NWU) researcher, Prof Nico Smit, was recently complimented in such a way. Researchers from the QueenslandContinue reading “NWU’s Prof Smit has new spiece named after him”

Provincial government to continue to support the Schweizer-Reneke bereaved families

Schweizer Reneke: North West Provincial Government has committed to continue to support the bereaved in Schweizer-Reneke through available social programmes. The pronouncement was made by MEC for Social Development Boitumelo Moiloa who addressed a mass funeral of people who died in a horrific road accident, on behalf of North West Premier, Kaobitsa Bushy Maape, whichContinue reading “Provincial government to continue to support the Schweizer-Reneke bereaved families”

NW Government reflects on SOPA

Mahikeng: The North West Provincial Government had a successful Executive Council (EXCO) sitting yesterday, Wednesday, March 02, following the State of the Province Address by Premier Kaobitsa Bushy Maape last month. The Executive Council reflected among others on the recent head-on-collision accident which claimed 19 lives in Mamusa Local Municipality, and conveyed special condolences toContinue reading “NW Government reflects on SOPA”

NWest Provincial Government to prioritise infrastructure development to resuscitate tourism industry

By Bonolo Mohlakoana Rustenburg – North West Premier Kaobitsa Bushy Maape maintains that plans to resuscitate the tourism sector will encapsulate prioritising infrastructure development. Premier Maape was addressing stakeholders in the tourism sector in Rustenburg.  The primary objective of the meeting was to devise strategies which the sector can use to recuperate from the ramifications ofContinue reading “NWest Provincial Government to prioritise infrastructure development to resuscitate tourism industry”

MAAPE TO MEET WITH NW AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

By Thebeeitsile Keameditse MAHIKENG – Premier of the North West, Kaobitsa Bushy Maape accompanied by MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development, Desbo Mohono will hold a stakeholder engagement with industry leaders in the Agricultural Sector. Emerging farmers as well as farmers unions will be part of the engagement. The meeting will amongst others discuss the state ofContinue reading “MAAPE TO MEET WITH NW AGRICULTURAL SECTOR”

MEC MOILOA AND SOCIAL WORKERS TO VISIT FAMILY OF ABDUCTED GIRL IN TAUNG

By Petrus Siko Taung: North West’s Department of Social Development MEC Boitumelo Moiloa on Tuesday led a team of social workers to assist a traumatised family after their 18-old girl was kidnapped last week Saturday at Modutung village in Taung. “Our hearts are with the Mothibi family. I have asked that a team of socialContinue reading “MEC MOILOA AND SOCIAL WORKERS TO VISIT FAMILY OF ABDUCTED GIRL IN TAUNG”

Sedibeng Water to be liquidated

By Ofentse Letlape Mahikeng: Just a year after receiving a bailout of almost R300-million, government is liquidating Sedibeng Water. Water and Sanitation minister, Senzo Mchunu, made the announcement earlier this week, saying the utility is no longer commercially viable. Mchunu said once dissolved the functions, assets and liabilities of Sedibeng Water will be taken overContinue reading “Sedibeng Water to be liquidated”