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Uproar over Mahikeng local municipality leaders' removal

Saturday 22 November 2014 14:53

Councillors of opposition parties in the Mahikeng Local Municipality say the removal of the local ANC mayor and the suspension of the municipal manager was unprocedural and unfair.

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Nigerian building collapse North West victims to be buried

Saturday 22 November 2014 09:04

Six of the people who died during the guesthouse tragedy at TB Joshua's church in Lagos, Nigeria, will be buried in various places in the North West later on Saturday.

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Judgment expected in Chika murder case

Friday 21 November 2014 06:05

The High Court in Stilfontein is on Friday, expected to pass judgment on the murder trial against an EFF member in the North West provincial legislature, Papiki Babuile and seven co-accused.

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All 82 stations in the province will increase police capacity.
N West police talk tough against crime

Wednesday 19 November 2014 06:30

Law enforcement officials in the North West will take strong action against those who contravene the law ahead of the festive season.

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The official reception ceremony for 74 victims was held at Waterkloof Air Force Base on Sunday.
Funeral process begins for Nigeria building collapse victims

Wednesday 19 November 2014 05:27

The process of sending the bodies of those killed in the Nigerian church building collapse to their places of burial has commenced, government said on Tuesday.

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Ngaka Modiri under administration following Concourt ruling

Tuesday 18 November 2014 20:29

The Ngaka Modiri Molema Distritc Municipality in the North West is now officially under administration following a ruling by the Constitutional Court.

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Information about small businesses, higher education and training was shared with the youth of Itsoseng.
Govt steps up efforts to eradicate unemployment

Sunday 16 November 2014 18:32

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says skills development, education and a knowledge economy should be prioritised if the country is to overcome youth unemployment.

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ANC aims to restructure trouble-torn N West municipality

Sunday 16 November 2014 10:45

ANC chairperson in the North West Supra Mahumapelo says the ruling party is on a mission to restructure the Mafikeng based, trouble-torn Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality.

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ANC conducts door-to-door campaigning in N West

Saturday 15 November 2014 19:11

As the date for by-elections in the trouble-torn Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality draws closer, political parties in the North West have started campaigning.

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Eighty-one South Africans were killed when the guesthouse of the TB Joshua church collapsed on September 12.
SA families anxious ahead of 'repatriation'

Saturday 15 November 2014 12:59

Some of the families of the victims of the Nigerian Church disaster are still not sure if the remains of their loved ones will be among those expected to be repatriated on Sunday.

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SA's road accidents claim 14 lives

Saturday 15 November 2014 11:00

Six people have been killed in a collision between two cars on the M4 highway near Durban's Blue Lagoon Bridge.  

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Mounting concerns over SA school nutrition programme

Friday 14 November 2014 20:23

Concerns are growing over the National School Nutrition Programme, which has benefited learners from the poorest schools across the country for more than ten years.

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Madibeng Local Municipality electricity restored

Friday 14 November 2014 20:20

The City of Tshwane has restored electricity supply to the Madibeng Local Municipality in the North West.

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The police officers have since been dismissed from the SA Police Service.
Sentences for corrupt police officers welcomed

Wednesday 12 November 2014 11:24

The North West police commissioner on Wednesday welcomed the sentences handed to three police officers for theft and defeating the ends of justice.

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Lonmin supports Ramaphosa’s actions during Marikana strike

Monday 10 November 2014 20:26

Lonmin mine has come out in support of the role Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa played during a massive strike in Marikana in the North West in 2012.

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Platinum Stars and Supersport United will battle it out for the Telkom Knockout Cup scheduled for the 29th of this month.
Platinum Stars to defend consecutive Telkom Knockout title

Sunday 9 November 2014 19:44

Telkom Knockout defending champions Platinum Stars are on course to retain their title. Stars advanced to the final of the competition after a slender 1-0 win against Mamelodi Sundowns.

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The controversial municipality has experienced series of poor service delivery protests, where water was at the heart of the demonstrations
Exposed: Municipality spends R48 million on trucks

Sunday 9 November 2014 18:08

Concerns are growing at the costly expense of water-tankers used to supply water to rural residents across the country.

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Unemployment continues to be a great concern

Sunday 9 November 2014 10:42

Unemployment continues to be a matter of great concern for most of the Commonwealth member states.

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Piling debt could see Tshwane's municipal power cut

Friday 7 November 2014 16:20

Two North West local municipalities and one within Tshwane could have their electricity supply switched off if they fail to settle their outstanding debts with the City of Tshwane Municipality.

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Tshwane gets tough against service defaulters

Friday 7 November 2014 06:01

The City of Tshwane has embarked on a drastic campaign to recoup about R6 billion owed to it by various entities.

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