SABC News - North West


N West opposition outraged at two senior appointments

Monday 31 August 2015 20:24

Opposition parties in North West are challenging the appointment of two senior provincial government officials.


ANCYL cautions ANC over its policy positions

Monday 31 August 2015 06:00

ANC Youth League Chairperson in the North West, Collen Maine has warned that the ANC stands to lose elections in future, if it fails to implement its policy positions.


EFF, ANC battle it out for University leadership

Monday 31 August 2015 05:41

The University of the North West at the Mahikeng Campus, was a hive of political activities this past weekend.


DA to challenge Ventersdorp and Tlokwe merger in court

Sunday 30 August 2015 10:16

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader, Mmusi Maimane, says they will challenge the decision to merge the Ventersdorp and Tlokwe municipalities in court.


2 ex-cops jailed for R100 bribe

Sunday 30 August 2015 08:51

Two former police officers were this week sentenced to two years behind bars for corruption and fraud after demanding R100 from a taxi driver at an accident scene.


DA has ‘big five’ in its sights for 2016 municipal poll: Maimane

Saturday 29 August 2015 18:41

The DA has “the big five” in its sights for next year’s local government elections, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said on Saturday.


Two of the fire victims were buried on Saturday morning.
Fire victims’ families unhappy with deaf school safety

Saturday 29 August 2015 17:41

Emotions were high during Katlego Diseko's funeral in Ramatlabama Village near Mahikeng.


The provincial Basic Education portfolio committee visited the school in Leeudoringstad last week.
N West Deaf school fire victims to be laid to rest

Saturday 29 August 2015 07:08

Three learners, who died in a fire at the North West Schools for the Deaf in Leeudoringstad, will be buried at their respective home towns on Saturday and Sunday.


Three learners reportedly died in a blaze on Monday and over 50 injured at a North West school for the deaf.
N West special schools' safety blues

Wednesday 26 August 2015 08:55

The North West Legislature's Portfolio Committee on Education has expressed its dissatisfaction about the safety of learners at specials schools in the province.


N West youth to approach court against mining companies

Tuesday 25 August 2015 18:22

The youth around Modderspruit village, near Bapong, in Brits, North West, have threatened to approach the courts, to force the mining company in the area to employ them.


Boycotted classes enter fourth consecutive month

Tuesday 25 August 2015 09:23

Learner protests at Matloding village outside Mahikeng in the North West entered it fourth month this morning.


N West Portfolio Committee to visit deaf school

Tuesday 25 August 2015 05:58

The Portfolio Committee on Education in the North West Legislature will be conducting an oversight visit on Tuesday morning at the North West Secondary School for the Deaf.


Task team to probe deaf school fire

Monday 24 August 2015 12:35

The North West Provincial Government has set up a task team to probe a fatal fire at a Secondary School for the Deaf in Leeudoringstad near Klerksdorp.


The PAC leader Luthando Mbinda says their primary focus is still on the land in South Africa.
ANC needs to address land issue: PAC

Sunday 23 August 2015 12:21

The Pan Africanist Congress believes the land issue is not being addressed by the ruling party.


Female farmer sees passion as key to success

Sunday 23 August 2015 10:25

The North West 2015 female farmer of the year, Phindi Sithole-Abdulla, has encouraged unemployed South Africans to create their own employment.


The axe is hanging over police commissioner Riah Phiyega's head.
Families of Marikana victims call for Phiyega's head

Saturday 22 August 2015 20:46

The families of the slain and injured Marikana miners insist that Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega should be axed.


PAC fighter and unsung hero, Marumo Molusi.
Unsung PAC hero hailed at his funeral

Saturday 22 August 2015 19:37

PAC fighter and unsung hero - Marumo Molusi - who was laid to rest at Bodibe village near Lichtenburg in North West, was hailed for being vocal regarding land re-distribution.


Conditions of women remain bleak in Southern Africa

Friday 21 August 2015 19:13

Conditions of women in Southern Africa remain bleak as countries in the region battle to correct inequalities in education and political participation.


 Lessons were disrupted earlier this week, after contracts of temporary teachers were not renewed.
Learning to resume at two N West schools

Friday 21 August 2015 06:19

Learning is expected to resume at two North West schools at Bloemhof and Christiana on Friday morning.


The ANCYL is expected to finally go to an elective congress after it was repeatedly postponed.
ANCYL task team opens leadership contest

Friday 21 August 2015 05:44

The National Task Team of the ANCYL says it has opened up the leadership contest ahead of its elective congress next month.


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