SABC News - North West


Driver arrested following bus crash

Tuesday 28 July 2015 12:19

Police have arrested a bus driver after his bus overturned on the Makolokwe gravel road in Brits.


‘Politics is no longer boring’: Malema

Monday 27 July 2015 11:10

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema says South Africa’s political landscape has been changed dramatically since they launched two years ago.


NUM will tackle Lonmin job cuts

Monday 27 July 2015 08:33

The National Union of Mineworkers says it is consulting its members on platinum producer Lonmin's plan to cut 6000 jobs.


NYDA engages North West rural youth

Sunday 26 July 2015 12:57

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), as one of the government’s platforms, has come up with an initiative to engage rural youth.


Malema blames political interference for Eskom woes

Sunday 26 July 2015 07:50

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema claims the Eskom crisis that has led to regular load shedding is man made.


EFF ready for local government elections

Sunday 26 July 2015 07:20

Economic Freedom Fighters say their election machinery is ready for the upcoming Local Government Elections and they have an ambitious plan to contest all wards and win some municipalities.


 EFF members gathered in Rustenburg on Saturday to mark the party’s second anniversary.
'New parliamentary rules must be constitutional'

Saturday 25 July 2015 20:33

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says they will not comply with new parliamentary rules aimed at ending disruptions that have plagued the House, if they are not constitutional.


EFF deputy president, Floyd Shivambu  says his leader Julius Malema will lead the African country into economic emancipation.
‘South Africa needs Malema’

Saturday 25 July 2015 18:01

EFF deputy president, Floyd Shivambu, says the party's commander-in-chief, Julius Malema is an example of what the new democratic South Africa needs.


EFF leader Julius Malema addressed thousands of party members attending the EFF's second anniversary at Olympia stadium in Rustenburg in the North West.
We have proved our critics wrong: Malema

Saturday 25 July 2015 16:42

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says they have proved their critics wrong who predicted their downfall following their first elective conference.


Labour analyst Terry Bell says Lonmin’s plan to retrench mineworkers is a cause for concern.
SA steel, platinum industries on verge of collapse: Analyst

Saturday 25 July 2015 15:29

Labour expert Terry Bell has warned that South Africa's steel and platinum industries are on the verge of collapse.


 EFF members sing and chant slogans as they enter Olympia stadium.
EFF will lead SA to economic freedom: Supporters

Saturday 25 July 2015 12:45

EFF members attending the party's second anniversary celebrations in Rustenburg, say they believe the party will successfully lead the country to economic freedom.


Dali Mpofu says within months the EFF had a support of one million voters.
EFF is here to stay: Mpofu

Saturday 25 July 2015 11:20

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) National Chairperson Dali Mpofu says the EFF is here to stay.


 Mbuyiseni Ndlozi says what characterises the EFF is the energy of the youth.
EFF sees youth as key to changing society

Saturday 25 July 2015 09:00

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) national spokesperson, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, says young people are needed to make a change in society.


The rhetoric in parliament has altered since the EFF’s arrival.
Is EFF the new COPE?

Saturday 25 July 2015 07:31

SABC News Research & Policy Analysis researcher Lennox Ralebona writes that the EFF has its priorities listed in black and white.


Police spokesperson Captain Paul Ramaloko said unknown men shot at the men on Thursday evening.
Two Ethiopian men shot dead in Rustenburg

Saturday 25 July 2015 07:29

Two Ethiopian men were shot dead and one injured during a robbery at their shop in Thekwane near Rustenburg, North West police said on Friday.


The EFF secured 6% of the national vote last year, emerging as the country's second biggest opposition party.
EFF marks second anniversary

Saturday 25 July 2015 06:30

Hundreds of Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) supporters are expected to converge on Rusternburg in the North West on Saturday for celebrations to mark the party's second anniversary.


EFF MP Primrose Sonti says she will remain committed to addressing challenges facing Marikana residents.
EFF MP Sonti remains committed to improving the lives of the poor

Friday 24 July 2015 18:14

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is to celebrate its second anniversary at Marikana in the North West this weekend.


Dali Mpofu says the EFF has achieved a lot in this short space of time.
EFF proved many critics wrong: Mpofu

Friday 24 July 2015 12:15

Economic Freedom Fighters member, Advocate Dali Mpofu says the party has proved many critics wrong by reaching its second anniversary.


Negligence at N West municipality leads to worker's death

Friday 24 July 2015 07:00

All but one North West municipalities are not complying with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety regulations.


EFF to push a civil claim against Aquarius mine

Thursday 23 July 2015 05:38

The EFF top brass, including leader Julius Malema, visited families of the mineworkers who died at Aquarius mine near Rustenburg in the North West.


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