By Bonolo Mohlakoana MAHIKENG: Efforts by North West Provincial Government to resuscitate the economy post Covid-19 pandemic are ongoing as Premier Kaobitsa Bushy Maape accompanied by MEC for Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism Kenetswe Mosenogi, meet with stakeholders in the tourism sector. The primary objective of the meeting is to discuss strategies in which theContinue reading “MAAPE MEETS STAKEHOLDERS IN THE TOURISM SECTOR”


By Bonolo Mohlakoana Rustenburg – Agriculture is one the key drivers of the economy in North West. It contributes 2.9 % to the GDP in the provincial economy. The province is also the third largest producer of maize and this translates into seventeen (17%) percent of maize produced in South Africa.  While the province is leadingContinue reading “MAAPE ENGAGES AGRICULTURAL SECTOR STAKEHOLDERS in RUSTENBURG”

Strengthening existing partnership critical for effective development of North West communities

By Bonolo Mohlakoana Mahikeng – The North West Provincial leadership is confident that the visit by the United States Consul General Mr Vincent Spera and his delegation will ultimately facilitate improved collaboration and delivery of services to the people of the province. This emerged following the meetings held between the Consul General and the executive leadershipContinue reading “Strengthening existing partnership critical for effective development of North West communities”

Get on the line up, Spring Brake 2021

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng:  Street KID Media Foundation has announced the opening of the Auditions for the Bakwena Baga Molopyane Heritage Week 2021. The festival which will be held differently in 2021; auditions will open to those wishing to perform and form part of the line up for the annually hosted provincial event. The weekContinue reading “Get on the line up, Spring Brake 2021”

Mabale to present Setswana screenwriting workshop

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: The Writers Guild of South Africa, WGSA will from September 10th to 12th host an Indigenous screenwriting programme for Setswana. The programme will be presented by WGSA vice chairperson Tshenolo Mabale at the Mmabana Foundation in Mmabatho from Friday September 10 at 14:00; she will share her experience with participants interestedContinue reading “Mabale to present Setswana screenwriting workshop”

Why Mokgoro had to go?

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Who is Bushy Maape ? Mahikeng: Premier Kaobitsa Abel Bushy Maape (64) is the incumbent for the premier position in the North West province.  Maape is an academic and a former Robben Island prisoner. He holds seniority in the ANC for his antiapartheid struggle credential. He was one of the first sixContinue reading “Why Mokgoro had to go?”

Motlalepule Rosho sworn-in as caretaker Premier NW

 by Ramotswedi Rammutla     Mahikeng – North West Finance MEC Motlalepula Rosho was on Thursday, August 26 sworn-in as the Acting Premier of North West. This after the resignation of Professor Job Mokgoro who submitted his resignation to the Speaker of the North West Provincial Legislature on the same day. “His resignation was accepted andContinue reading “Motlalepule Rosho sworn-in as caretaker Premier NW”

North West could benefit from solar farming as a developing sector

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: Solar power has shown that technological development and cultivation of clean energy has both environmental and economical benefits which may contribute to overall food security. The new normal of power cuts and load shedding by Eskom from an on demand power grid continues to reveal opportunities both in solar farming orContinue reading “North West could benefit from solar farming as a developing sector”

Over 30 artists taking part at Sekame Road Festival

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: The Sekame Road Mural Festival which began on April 26 was still continuing the main aim of the event is to introduce art in public spaces around the Capital City of the North West. The buzz of the festival is reaching fever pitch as artist are gradually completing their art work.Continue reading “Over 30 artists taking part at Sekame Road Festival”