SABC News - North West


Unions are up in arms over Anglo American Platinum's planned retrenchment.
Anglo retrenchments in N West a cause for concern

Sunday 26 April 2015 08:41

Almost 500 workers at Anglo American Platinum in North West will join the ranks of the unemployed next month.


Statue in honour of Marikana victims to be erected

Saturday 25 April 2015 19:54

The country is consumed by the status of colonial and apartheid statues. One future memorial likely to enjoy unanimous support is the one that will be erected in honour of the Marikana victims.


Almost 500 mineworkers retrenched

Saturday 25 April 2015 19:35

Anglo American Platinum in North West has retrenched 474 mineworkers.


This area has allegedly never been provided with services such as roads, water supply and electricity in the past seven years.
Service delivery in Rustenburg municipality gets a lifeline

Saturday 25 April 2015 00:14

The Rustenburg Local Municipality in North West has allegedly never been provided with services such as roads, water supply and electricity in the past seven years.


The disbanded Sadtu leadership and some branches plan to march to the provincial education office demanding the resignation of Education MEC, Mandla Makupula
Disbanded Sadtu's planned march faces possible interdict

Friday 24 April 2015 10:53

Disbanded Sadtu Eastern Cape leadership’s planned march to the provincial education department headquarters in Zwelitsha this afternoon, faces possible interdict by the union’s national leadership.


The abandoned project has left motorists and farmers in a dire situation.
Abandoned road project leaves Vryburg motorists in dire situation

Friday 24 April 2015 05:58

A road construction company appointed to erect tarred road between Morokweng and Bona Bona village outside Vryburg have abandoned the project due to non-payment.


Beatenberg bags six awards at SAMA XXI

Monday 20 April 2015 06:14

Newcomers and pop group sensation Beatenberg were the big winners after bagging a total of six awards for their album, The Hanging Gardens, at this year’s South African Music Awards.


Hani would condemn xenophobic attacks: SACP

Sunday 19 April 2015 17:38

Speakers at the Chris Hani Memorial lecture held by the SACP in North West have condemned the recent spate of attacks on foreign nationals throughout the country.


Cassper Nyovest is one of the artists leading the pack with five nominations.
All roads lead to the SAMAs

Sunday 19 April 2015 11:28

Music revellers and people in the South African entertainment industry are flocking to Sun City Resort in the North West for the 21st annual South African Music Awards (SAMA).


Ledig meeting yields no fruit

Saturday 18 April 2015 21:02

A community meeting held on Suturday to quell the on-going disputes in the Ledig area near Sun City in the North West has failed to yield positive results.


Police probing mob justice attack in N West

Saturday 18 April 2015 14:43

North West police are investigating an apparent mob justice attack at Seabe village in which one man was killed and another suspect was seriously injuries.


Calm restored in Durban following xenophobic attacks

Thursday 16 April 2015 09:38

Police say the situation in the Durban CBD, where foreigners came under attack earlier this week and shops were looted, is calm.


Ledig protesters shun government interventions

Wednesday 15 April 2015 19:57

Residents of Ledig, near Sun City in North West have turned down another attempt by the provincial government to quell the prevailing tension in the area.


 Kim Kardashian , Kanye West, North West and Kholoe Kardashian created a media frenzy.
Kim Kardashian has toddler daughter baptized in Jerusalem

Tuesday 14 April 2015 08:08

In a quick visit to Jerusalem, American reality TV star Kim Kardashian and hip hop artist Kanye West had their toddler daughter, North West, baptised on Monday


Three North West departments are said to have accumulated debts, leading to litigation
N West Treasury takes over struggling departments

Tuesday 14 April 2015 07:59

The North West Finance Department has taken over the management of financial affairs in the provincial Health, Public Works and Education ministries.


Municipal Demarcation Board holds public hearings

Monday 13 April 2015 20:52

The public hearings on the re-determination of municipal boundaries of dysfunctional and non-viable municipalities will start in the Eastern Cape, Mpumalanga, Limpopo and the North West on Tuesday.


Education dept, Sadtu meet over unpaid temp teachers

Monday 13 April 2015 20:44

The South African Democratic Teachers Union is at loggerheads with the Department of Education over non-payment of temporary teachers' salaries.


‘Our businesses will fold if the lights go out’

Monday 13 April 2015 20:41

Local business owners and communities in Lichtenburg, south of Mahikeng, North West, have urged government to intervene in their municipality's electricity crisis.


Attempts to save ANCWL’s elective conference

Monday 13 April 2015 20:31

The ANCWL is on a road trip to try and save its upcoming elective conference in the midst of a fierce leadership contest.


Ledig Village community vow to continue violent protests

Sunday 12 April 2015 16:32

Outraged community members of Ledig Village outside Sun City in Rustenburg, North West have vowed to continue with their violent protests if the provincial government fails to intervene.


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