SABC News - North West


Joseph Mathunjwa was speaking at a mass meeting at Marikana following the killing of a fifth mine-worker by gunmen in the last three months.
Amcu seeks justice for the killing of mine-workers

Thursday 19 October 2017 07:19

Amcu's Joseph Mathunjwa has told thousands of mine-workers in Marikana, that he will hire Paul O'Sullivan to help police stop the continued killing of mine-workers in the platinum belt.


Jaco du Plooy has pleaded not guilty to both murder and attempted murder charges.  
Man back in court for Blydeville shooting

Thursday 19 October 2017 06:40

A motorist who allegedly shot dead a 15-year-old protester and wounded two others at Blydeville township in the North West, is to know his fate on Thursday morning.


Social Development authorities have promised to assist.
N. West families living in poverty unable to receive grants

Tuesday 17 October 2017 20:15

Children from some of the North West's living in poverty are unable to receive social grants as their parents do not possess identity documents.


North West children remain at risk from human traffickers

Monday 16 October 2017 20:28

The MEC for Social Development in the North West, Hofman Galeng, says all children in the impoverished Ratlou Municipality remain at risk from human traffickers.


The suspects will face charges of illegal possession of a firearm and conspiracy to commit rhino poaching.
Five rhino poaching suspects nabbed

Saturday 14 October 2017 15:20

Five rhino poaching suspects have been arrested by the Hawks in North-West at Lethabong village near Rustenburg.


The North West ANC says backing Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as the next party president was a collective decision taken by over 500 delegates who attended the Provincial General Council in Rustenburg.
N West ANC backs Dlamini-Zuma as next party leader

Saturday 14 October 2017 15:18

The African National Congress in the North West province will be backing Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma when the next party president is chosen.


ANC provincial chairperson Supra Mahumapelo says unity is putting the interest of the ANC above personal issues.
ANC in the North West calls for unity in the ruling party

Saturday 14 October 2017 10:22

The unity of the African National Congress (ANC) is based on its ideology, North West chairperson Supra Mahumapelo said on Friday.


SA weather service in desperate need of funding

Friday 13 October 2017 05:57

The South African Weather Service says it requires about R30-million to help upgrade its weather forecast infrastructure.


The suspects were found in possession of a number of cards from different banks.
Card cloning suspects appear in court

Thursday 12 October 2017 20:47

Three bank card cloning suspects have been remanded in custody by the Taung Magistrate's Court in North West after they made a brief court appearance on Thursday.


The R503 road remained closed for the better part of of Tuesday as residents went on a rampage.
One dead in Blydeville service delivery protest

Wednesday 11 October 2017 05:36

More police are expected to be dispatched to Blydeville township near Lichtenburg, in the North West after the community embarked on a violent service delivery protest on Tuesday.


The monument marks the site where President Zuma and other struggle activists were caught by apartheid security police in 1963.
Furore over Zuma statue continues

Tuesday 10 October 2017 10:00

The furore is continuing over the erection of a monument to President Jacob Zuma as part of a heritage site in Groot Marico in the North West earlier this month.


Patients in the North West have complained of resources shortages such as ambulances.
North West patients bear the brunt of shortage of resources

Monday 9 October 2017 19:06

The North West Health Department convened an imbizo to address healthcare concerns as part of the province's revitalisation programme.


The woman allegedly stabbed her husband to death over the weekend at this home in Brits.
Brits woman in court over husband’s alleged stabbing

Monday 9 October 2017 09:52

A 27-year-North West woman from Brits is expected to appear at the Garankuwa Magistrate's Court on a charge of murder on Monday morning.


Mahumapelo refutes claims of profiling himself around Tambo's legacy

Sunday 8 October 2017 21:15

The North West government has refuted allegations that Premier Supra Mahumapelo is profiling himself around the legacy of struggle icon OR Tambo.


The EFF says the six councillors were supposed to boycott the vote.
EFF expels six Mogale City councillors for defying voting orders

Sunday 8 October 2017 18:34

The EFF has expelled six Mogale City councillors who defied orders not to vote with the ANC during the budget vote.


North West honours black, women in SA's War of 1900s

Saturday 7 October 2017 18:42

The South African War of the 1900s was widely regarded as a white man's war in which the roles of groups such as black people and women were downplayed.  


The two men Phillip Schutte and Pieter Doorewaard are facing a murder charge as they are accused assaulting a 16-year-old Matlhomola Mosweu.
Coligny murder case moved to North West High Court

Friday 6 October 2017 12:47

The case of two Coligny men accused of murder has been transferred to the High Court in the North West..


Sport at schools remains a big problem

Thursday 5 October 2017 18:01

Schools sport is still a big problem that many sports federations need to address.


The conference, which is aimed at setting the tone and the direction of the country's sport, on Tuesday learned of the tough road to professionalism from an unlikely federation.
Sport & Recreation conference in N. West comes with many revelations

Wednesday 4 October 2017 07:03

The Department of Sport and Recreation concluded Day 1 of their quadrennial Sport and Recreation Conference in Potchefstroom in the North West Province this afternoon.


Other key issues of concern are the lack delivery of services and the irregular allocation of Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) houses.
Residents demand the disbandment of Maquassi Hills Local Municipality

Tuesday 3 October 2017 18:20

Disgruntled residents of Wolmaransstad, in the North West, are calling for the disbandment of the current leadership of Maquassi Hills Local Municipality.


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