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Voting stations opened ahead of by-elections

Wednesday 26 November 2014 08:24

Voters in the Setlagole area in the Ngaka Modiri Molema District in North West have queued at various water taps on Wednesday morning ahead of the opening of voting stations, as a drought continues.

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Babuile to be sentenced over Chika’s murder

Wednesday 26 November 2014 08:05

EFF member of the North West legislature, Papiki Babuile, will on Wednesday be sentenced in the High Court sitting in Klerksdorp for his involvement in the killing of an ANC official.

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By-elections to get underway

Wednesday 26 November 2014 05:39

Municipal by-elections are set to take place on Wednesday in eight provinces, with 81 candidates contesting 31 wards.

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North West citizens will be voting for their preferred political parties on Wednesday.  
Political parties to contest for Ngaka Modiri wards

Tuesday 25 November 2014 20:38

Eleven political parties will be vying for seats in the biggest by-elections in the country taking place in the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality in North West.

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Police are appealing to the North West community to help them in apprehending the suspects.
Dangerous detainees escape from N West prison

Sunday 23 November 2014 17:41

Six highly dangerous suspects have reportedly escaped from police holding cells at Ottoshoop in North West.

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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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