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”

Dieza releases his latest beat tape

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Rustenburg: Moruleng based music producer Thabiso “Deiza” Makgatho has recently release his latest project. The 6 track instrumental EP was released on May 16. The EP is titled “Deiza, Winta Pack”. “I have not been producing beats for the longest time and at the beginning of the year I thought to comebackContinue reading “Dieza releases his latest beat tape”

JZ gets 15 months jail term from the ConCourt

Mahikeng: Former president Jacob Zuma may be the first former president in South Africa to go to jail since democratic South Africa. He remains one of the most controversial presidents the country has ever had, his tenure is riddled with allegations of corruption. This is what led to the establisment of the Judge Raymond ZondoContinue reading “JZ gets 15 months jail term from the ConCourt”

Life sentence for serial rapist

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Moretele: The Moretele Regional Court has handed a life sentence with an additional 30 years for multiple counts of rape to Benjamin Bapela. He was sentenced 10 year imprisonment on count two, 15 years on count three, four and five and life imprisonment in respect of all five rape charges. He wasContinue reading “Life sentence for serial rapist”

Rhino horns dealers arrested in Vryburg

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: Two suspects were arrested for dealing in Rhino Horns worth R2.4 million in Vryburg recently by the Hawks’ through a covert operation. The 72 and 31 year old males were arrested during a buy and bust operation where they allegedly attempted to sell Rhino horns. The suspects’ vehicle was searched andContinue reading “Rhino horns dealers arrested in Vryburg”