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Former President Kgalema Motlanthe is part of a panel going around different provinces to asess the effectiveness of legislation introduced in 1994.
Land issue remains a problem in SA: Motlanthe

Wednesday 1 March 2017 19:14

Former President Kgalema Motlanthe says the land issue remains a contentious one in the country

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The Mahikeng local municipality in the North West has committed itself to dealing with the flooding in the city and its surrounding areas.
Mahikeng Municipality to tackle problem of storm water drainage

Wednesday 1 March 2017 08:59

Mahikeng local municipality in the North West has set aside funds for a consultant engineer to design the storm water drainage system, which will help prevent roads and homes from flooding.

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Water restrictions in the Sol Plaatje Municipality based in Kimberley will continue, despite the dam level averages in the Northern Cape reaching 104.6%.
Riverton residents prepare for possible flooding

Tuesday 28 February 2017 21:12

Residents in Riverton in the Northern Cape say they are prepared for any possible flooding that would happen in the area.

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North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo will respond to the debate on a date yet to be determined.
N.West govt plans to drop ABSA

Tuesday 28 February 2017 20:54

The North West government is planning to move its R20 billion provincial account from ABSA Bank to the VBS Mutual Bank.

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The aim of the expo is forging partnerships between government and the private sector.
Health expo underway in N West

Tuesday 28 February 2017 19:04

The Health and Social development expo currently taking place at the North West provincial capital Mahikeng is aimed at forging partnerships between government and the private sector.

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North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo says Absa CEO Maria Ramos is reluctant to meet a delegation from his government.
Mahumapelo warns N West could cut ties with Absa

Monday 27 February 2017 18:44

The North West provincial government has warned Absa that it could terminate its business with the bank.

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Molefe remains resolute after his deployment as MP

Sunday 26 February 2017 20:32

Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe says his critics will not deter him from executing his duties as a Member of Parliament.

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Molefe blames Madonsela for cloud hanging over him

Sunday 26 February 2017 12:16

Former ESKOM CEO Brian Molefe, says his critics will not deter him from executing his duties as a Member of Parliament.

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The three SOPA's had their share of ructions.
Mpumalanga, Limpopo and NW hold SOPAs

Friday 24 February 2017 20:03

Three Premiers held their State of the Province Addresses on Friday with disruptions in two provinces by opposition parties.

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More rains are being forecast for the next three days and authorities are warning the public to be on high alert.
Disaster management teams assist N West residents following floods

Thursday 23 February 2017 15:36

Heavy flooding in the North West has seen three people die and left many families displaced in the past two days.

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North West schools hard hit by floods

Thursday 23 February 2017 11:25

Schooling has been seriously affected by flooding in many parts of the North West.

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Marikana activist and co-accused back in court

Thursday 23 February 2017 05:42

The trial of a Marikana based activist, Napoleon Webster, and five others is expected to resume on Thursday in Rustenburg in the North West.

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Hartbeespoort branch members divided over Molefe saga

Wednesday 22 February 2017 05:38

The decision by the North-West ANC executive committee to appoint former Eskom boss Brian Molefe as a member of Parliament has split the Hartbeespoort branch.

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ANC leaders at Ward 29 went to extreme lengths on Tuesday to confirm the membership of Brian Molefe.
ANC Madibeng branch confirms Brian Molefe membership

Tuesday 21 February 2017 18:01

The leadership of the ANC in ward 29 at the Madibeng municipality in the North West has confirmed the membership of former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe.

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Heavy rains wreak havoc across North West

Monday 20 February 2017 17:48

Days of torrential rains have wreaked havoc across the North West province.

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Rand rally broken amidst Molefe rumours

Monday 20 February 2017 14:15

The Rand's rally has been broken by the news that former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe will be sworn in as an MP next week.

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N West ANC secretary, Dakota Legoete, refutes allegations that Brian Molefe's nomination as MP Parliament has been done under-handedly.
N West ANC refutes claims of underhandedness in Molefe's MP nomination

Monday 20 February 2017 10:00

North West ANC secretary, Dakota Legoete, has refuted allegations that Brian Molefe's nomination as a Member of Parliament from the province has been done under-handedly.

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The Gauteng provincial government has set aside an initial R6 million to assist farmers affected by the destructive fall army worms.
Gauteng sets aside R6 million for farmers affected by army worms

Monday 20 February 2017 07:09

The crop-destroying pest has been detected in Gauteng, Kwa Zulu Natal, Limpopo and North West. Gauteng provincial government has set aside an initial R6 million to assist farmers.

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International tourists accounted for a R5.4 billion slice of the national tourism revenue in 2015/2016.
North West has ambitious plans for tourisim

Sunday 19 February 2017 20:21

The North West has ambitious plans for its tourism industry. In the last financial year it generated R6-billion. Now plans are afoot to increase market share and positioning in the national industry.

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N West tourism receives major boost in revenue

Sunday 19 February 2017 11:11

N West tourism Board says its tourism industry has received a major boost in its revenue by receiving more domestic tourists mainly from Gauteng and Limpopo.

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