SABC News - North West


South Africa to face its rivals in COSAFA tournament

Wednesday 26 October 2016 19:58

South Africa has been drawn in Group A with neighbours, Swaziland, Lesotho, and Botswana during the draw for the 2016 COSAFA Under-20 Youth Championship.


Eviction D Day for Majakaneng residents

Wednesday 26 October 2016 05:49

It is the final day for the residents of Majakaneng to vacate the land they have been illegally occupying on at least three privately-owned farms in Brits in the North West.


Jackson Mthembu says the ANC NEC including president Jacob Zuma must step down.
ANC N West demands disclinary action against Chief Whip

Tuesday 25 October 2016 10:37

The ANC in the North West says disciplinary action must be instituted against the party's Chief Whip in Parliament, Jackson Mthembu.


Although there's a standing court order for their removal, residents say they are going nowhere.
North West residents storm privately owned farms

Monday 24 October 2016 19:54

Defiant residents of Majakaneng, in Brits in North West have stormed privately owned farms, to erect shacks and houses.


Farmers have lost some of their livestock as a result of drugs.
Farmers struggle to pay debts due to drought

Sunday 23 October 2016 16:14

An Agricultural Economist from the North West University, Dr Johnny van der Merwe, says 15 000 farmers across the country are facing financial constraints due to the drought.


Matriculants are writing their first exam on Wednesday.
DA wishes 2016 matriculants well in their exams

Sunday 23 October 2016 15:01

The Democratic Alliance has wished the matric class of 2016 the best for their final examinations.


NW youth take a stance against drugs

Saturday 22 October 2016 12:14

A group of young people has taken heed of the North West government's call to take a stand against substance abuse.


The LGBTI community in North West is concerned about what they deem as hate crime incidents in the province.
N West LGBTI community living in fear

Monday 17 October 2016 21:24

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) community of Promosa Township in Potchesftroom in the North West are living in fear


SACP calls on NPA to drop Gordhan fraud charges

Sunday 16 October 2016 18:00

The SACP has appealed to the NPA head to immediately drop what they called “senseless charges” against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, suggesting they are politically motivated.


Wildlife is a multi-billion-rand industry, which could be an oasis for farmers who the current drought has hit hard.
Wildlife conference encourages farmers to diversify

Saturday 15 October 2016 15:35

Government is encouraging farmers to diversify their operations as the drought persists around the country.


N West Contralesa set to discuss formation of political party

Saturday 15 October 2016 13:46

The Congress of Traditional Leaders in the North West Province is set to discuss the formation of a political party led by traditional leaders.


Some farmers have lost their cattles as a result of drought in North West.
Drought-stricken farmers thrown a lifeline

Wednesday 12 October 2016 20:24

The National Agricultural Marketing Council has launched a program aimed at helping farmers whose cattle are dying due to severe drought.


The Sanlam Cancer Challenge is a major fundraiser for CANSA whose services include research, education and support.
Paulse rallies behind Sanlam Cancer Challenge

Tuesday 11 October 2016 05:55

The 2016 Sanlam Cancer Challenge Final teed off at the Lost City Golf Course at Sun City on Monday.


North West University students are among those who have been protesting for free education.
N West University students prepare for re-opening of new semester

Sunday 9 October 2016 17:21

Thousands of students of the Mahikeng campus of the North West University started trickling in on Sunday, in preparation for the re-opening of the new semester.


Water crisis hits North West hospital

Sunday 9 October 2016 12:25

The Mahikeng provincial hospital in the North West is facing a water crisis.


Public Protector Thuli Madonsela  gave the Bapo ba Mogale community a progress report at Bapong near Brits.
N West community calls for completion of Public Protector's report

Saturday 8 October 2016 21:46

The Bapo ba Mogale community in the North West have called for the swift completion of the Public Protector's report into missing mining royalties worth millions.


Search for missing NW Moreleng child still on

Thursday 6 October 2016 21:16

The search for a ten-year-old from Moreleng in the North West is still on.


Residents of Ipelegeng are struggling to get water on a daily basis.
Underground water levels low in N. West

Wednesday 5 October 2016 20:56

Underground water levels across the North West are at critically low levels. Boreholes are drying up in the wake of a relentless drought.


Members of the ANC say they were asked to resign to avoid a tedious legal battle.
Rustenburg Local Municipality mayor, Chief Whip resign

Tuesday 4 October 2016 18:00

Executive Mayor of the Rustenburg Local Municipality, Mpho Khunou and the African National Congress (ANC) Chief Whip, Amos Mataboge, have resigned.


North West Sanco, YCL displeased with ANC

Monday 3 October 2016 09:19

The South African National Civic Organisation and the Young Communist League in the North West say they are concerned about their alliance with the African National Congress.


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