The Maftownian June-July 2021 Edition Cover
By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: The North West University has today announced the passing of the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Community Engagement and operations at the Mahikeng campus. “It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing away of Prof Marilyn Setlalentoa, the deputy vice-chancellor for community engagement and Mahikeng Campus operations. She passedContinue reading “Setlalentoa passes away due to Covid 19”
Tsetse: Youth development organisation, Street KID Media Foundation through Tsetse Ville Scouts has thanked all the sponsors and participants of the Freedom Camp and Hike 2021. The liberation route and commemorative programme took place from April 27 to May 1 at the Botsalano Game Reserve. The event began with a 35 KM hike to BotsalanoContinue reading “Freedom Camp and Hike 2021, a success”
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”
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”
Ramotswedi Rammutla, 11 September 2020 Mahikeng: Following allegations of misappropriation of COVID 19 relief funding the Executive Mayor, Justice Makolomakwa of the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality faces a motion of no confidence from the Economic Freedom Fighter as well as rumors of a call to step down by factions within his party the AfricanContinue reading “Political parties call for Makolomakwa’s head”
By Ramotswedi Rammutla, 09 September 2020. Mahikeng: Religious leaders have called for renewed patriotism in public institutions, this to root out corruption. Which it said was eroding confidence in their ability to mitigate the effect of the global pandemic. This was in reference to allegations of the current COVID 19 expenditure in the North WestContinue reading “Religious leaders call for ethical leadership”
Learners protest for stricter and stringent controls of COVID 19 at their school.
Minister Angie Motshekga of the Department of Basic education set on saving the 2020 academic year.