Former Police commissioner and others in the dock for Marikana massacre

Former Police commissioner and others in the dock for Marikana massacre By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: The North West High Court will hand down judgment on the trail of General Mzondase Mpembe, Gideon van Zyl, Dingaan Madoda and Oupa Pule who are all former senior police officers in Mahikeng today March 29th. They face charges ofContinue reading “Former Police commissioner and others in the dock for Marikana massacre”

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”

Mahikeng teacher features Rapper Emtee on a song

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng:  Sefako Machidza better know as teacher “Dala-Dala, Chairman or tang (a term used for superstar in Setswana slang)” to his grade 12 learners at Molelwane Secondary School in Mahikeng; has made waves after he featured famous rapper Emtee the Hustler on his latest single SBWL release on March 3. SBWL aContinue reading “Mahikeng teacher features Rapper Emtee on a song”

Supra calls for removal of Dodovu

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: Member of parliament Supra Mahumapelo has called for China Dodovu to be removed as chairperson of the Adhoc Committee on the Section 100 intervention into the North West. The committee was established to review the intervention in the province and make recommendations to parliament. The province has since been under administrationContinue reading “Supra calls for removal of Dodovu”

NW Provincial Treasury to perform lifestyle audits

.. By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: MEC for finance Motlalepule Rosho announced in her budget speech that there is a process to appoint a service provider to perform lifestyle audits in the province. This includes the establishment of a forensic unit to investigate corruption in government. Addressing the North West Provincial Legislature Rosho pronounced; “In responseContinue reading “NW Provincial Treasury to perform lifestyle audits”

Supra won’t vote for Mokwebane commission

Mahumapelo will not vote in favour of an idependent panel report against Public Protector. By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: North West representative at the National Assembly, Supra Mahumapelo will not vote with the African National Congress in parliament to establish a commission to investigate the fitness of estranged Public Protector Busisiwe Mokwebane to hold office. TheContinue reading “Supra won’t vote for Mokwebane commission”