SABC News - North West

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Mixed views on parole applications by ‘Apartheid criminals’

Friday 30 January 2015 09:45

All eyes will be on Minister Micheal Masutha as he announces on Friday whether three of the country's most notorious apartheid criminals will be released on parole.

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Police investigate Mahikeng ATM bombing

Thursday 29 January 2015 18:15

Police in the North West are investigating an incident of a bombed ATM in the capital Mahikeng.

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More than R12 million has been set aside to benefit unemployed youth.
North West injects millions to empower youth

Thursday 29 January 2015 05:34

The North West Social development department is recruiting youth in various municipalities, to undergo a one- year training course through the National Youth Service- NYS programme.

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Parties demand the expulsion of EFF convicted murderer

Wednesday 28 January 2015 16:01

Political parties in the North West have called on the province's legislature to swiftly act against EFF member of provincial legislature Papiki Babuile who is convicted of murder.

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NW, Free State students protest over tertiary fees

Monday 26 January 2015 16:46

A meeting to decide the academic future of more than 7 000 students of the Mahikeng Campus of North West University is underway.

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N West loan sharks use pensioners IDs as payment leverage

Wednesday 21 January 2015 15:17

Pensioners at Wolmaraanstad in the North West Province are concerned about loan sharks who are getting richer from their pensions and social grants.

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Pamphlets urge Bloemhof residents to strike

Monday 19 January 2015 20:16

The North West Police in Bloemhof are on high alert following the circulation of a pamphlet which urges the community to go on strike.  

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Galeng denies credit card spending spree

Sunday 18 January 2015 20:38

ANC chief whip Hoffman Galeng has rejected reports that he is spending thousands of rand on fast food, groceries and rental cars on the party's corporate credit card.

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ANC to take action against Ventersdorp councillors

Sunday 18 January 2015 12:17

The ANC in the North West intends to take drastic action against all its councillors at the Ventersdorp Local Municipality for allegedly deposing their own mayor.

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Three killed in accidents over weekend

Saturday 17 January 2015 11:54

Two people have died in a head on collision between a truck and a car on the R31 between Kimberley and Barkley West in the Northern Cape.

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Dept probes claims of teachers being bribed

Saturday 17 January 2015 11:46

The North West Education Department is investigating allegations that teachers at a high school in Maboloka were bribed by pupils to be promoted to the next grade without writing their examinations.

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Campaign for Marikana Holiday: Report

Friday 16 January 2015 09:36

A formal application will be made by Anglican Bishop Jo Seoka and the Marikana Support Group to have August 16, the day 34 mineworkers were killed in Marikana, to be declared a public holiday.

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N West new low cost houses already crumbling

Thursday 15 January 2015 20:24

Housing beneficiaries in Vryburg, North West, fear for their lives as their newly built low cost houses crumble.

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Chaos reigns as school re-open in N West and Limpopo

Wednesday 14 January 2015 11:29

Some parents at Boitumelong Primary School in Bloemhof in the North West have expressed their anger after their children were sent back home

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Sewage problems still plague North West residents

Tuesday 13 January 2015 15:45

The problem around water and sanitation in the North West continues to be a great concern to residents of various towns and villages.

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Vryburg new houses crumbling: community leader

Tuesday 13 January 2015 11:35

Housing beneficiaries in Vryburg in North West say their new houses are crumbling.

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Festive road fatalities increased in N West

Saturday 10 January 2015 14:08

The North West has seen an increase of 14 deaths in the past festive season as compared to 2013.

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 Fifty three percentage of matrics passed maths in 2014, six percentage points less than the 2013 figure.
Maths, science teacher training needs to be improved: Expert

Saturday 10 January 2015 12:55

An education expert at the North West University’s School of teacher education says more needs to be done to improve teacher training in the Mathematics and Science fields.

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The boy was found with private parts missing, and feet and hands tied with a string.
Decomposed body of child found in N West

Saturday 10 January 2015 11:52

North West police say they have found the decomposed body of a five-year-old boy in the bushes in Sandfontein near Brits.

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Teachers have been retiring after reports did the rounds that proposed retirement plans could lead to them losing their pensions.
Mass teacher retirements in N West worries union

Saturday 10 January 2015 11:15

Teachers' unions in North West have raised concerns over the mass retirements of educators, some of whom are not yet at the retirement age.

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