Students continue with Shutdown NWU Mahikeng

Students continue with Shutdown NWU Mahikeng By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: The North West University in Mahikeng has remained closed since the start of the student protest on Monday, March 15. The university had met with the SRC on the same day to try and broker a deal to allow university functions to continue. Students whoContinue reading “Students continue with Shutdown NWU Mahikeng”

NW treasury warns of tender scams

NW treasury warns of tender scam By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: The North West Provincial Treasury has warned service provider in the mining sector of a possible scam involving a bogus employee who has been requesting cash payments for compliance certification. According to the department; “It has come to our attention that there is a certainContinue reading “NW treasury warns of tender scams”

Rapist sentenced to 20 years by Vryburg Court

Rapist sentenced to 20 years by Vryburg  Court By Ramotswedi Rammutla Vryburg: The Vryburg Magistrate Court handed down a 20 year sentence to Pheello Baikepi fir two counts of rape. Baikepi has been in detention since his arrest on Friday, 1 November 2019. He was linked to the rapes through DNA. “On Saturday, 9 MayContinue reading “Rapist sentenced to 20 years by Vryburg Court”

Three women caught for trying to steal R400 million

Three women caught for trying to steal R400 million By Ramotswedi Rammutla Rustenburg – According to Rustenburg police the formal bail application for three suspects in a R400 million fraud case was postponed to March 24 at the Rustenburg Magistrate Court. “Palesa Montana (27), Natasha Nakedi (33) and Shirinda Mitimba (33) appeared before the RustenburgContinue reading “Three women caught for trying to steal R400 million”

NPA calls for more investigation on Khune murder

By Ramotswedi Rammutla 08 March 2021 Also read…. Minor appears in child court for Khune murder Mahikeng: The murder case of Mapula Khune took a 360 turn this morning with the National Prosecuting Authority NPA. Returning the docket for further investigation. This follows the arrest of a suspect on Friday, 05 March 2021 in Ventersdorp. FollowingContinue reading “NPA calls for more investigation on Khune murder”

SPCA to investigate case of animal cruelty against NW CPA

By Ramotswedi Rammutla 06 March 2021 Mahikeng: The Carltonville SPCA was currently investigating a case of animal cruelty after thousands of chickens were found dead in their cages at a farm in Ventersdorp. The poultry project located on one of the farms belonging to the Bakwena Baga Molopyane Communal Property Association – Uitkyk CPA, seemedContinue reading “SPCA to investigate case of animal cruelty against NW CPA”

Minor appears in child court for Khune murder

Ramotswedi Rammutla 07 March 2021 Mahikeng: As family, friends and residents in Ventersdorp are still grappling with the gruesome murder of Mapula Khune. What still remains a mystery  is the reasons behind the act.The 27 years old Khune was found burned in a backroom at her home in Tshing Township. The main suspect a 17Continue reading “Minor appears in child court for Khune murder”

Motswako as a form of expression promotes linguistics and storytelling

By Ramotswedi Rammutla, 11 September 2020. Mahikeng: In this heritage month edition, we talk to one Maftownian who needs no introduction, Tumelo Kepadisa better known as Tuks Senganga. To better understand an individual you need to revisit their roots; a descendant of the great Barolong tribe of Mahikeng with his forefather Mathakgong Kepadisa; who ThekisoContinue reading “Motswako as a form of expression promotes linguistics and storytelling”

Tavern murder suspect rescued from Mob justice

Tlokwe: The South African Police Service in Potchefstroom apprehended a murder suspect after he was saved by an off duty police officer from a mob of community members. The incident took place at Kopano Tavern in the Central Business District (CBD) on Monday September 07. According to police statements the suspect allegedly met with theContinue reading “Tavern murder suspect rescued from Mob justice”