SABC News - North West


Police have been deployed in the Coligny, North West to monitor the situation.
Two men to appear in court for murder of Coligny boy

Friday 28 April 2017 08:13

Two men linked to the death of a 12-year-old boy at Coligny in North West will appear in the local Magistrate's Court on Friday facing murder charges.


North West police spokesperson Brigadier Sabata Mokgwabone confirmed that the boy was still unidentified.
Dead Coligny boy still unidentified

Thursday 27 April 2017 19:18

A 12-year-old boy who died after allegedly jumping or falling from a moving bakkie in Coligny in North West had not been identified by Thursday, a week after he died.


Pirates save blushes with injury time equaliser

Thursday 27 April 2017 07:49

An Issa Sarr header in additional time saved a point for Orlando PIrates against Baroka FC in an Absa Premiership match at Orlando Stadium in Soweto on Wednesday night.


Mayor, FF-Plus slam violent protests in North West

Wednesday 26 April 2017 05:27

Mayor of Ditsobotla Municipality, Daniel Buthelezi, has told residents of Itsoseng, Coligny and Blydeville that their grievances cannot be an excuse for violence.


CLAW works in impoverished areas where emergency services are limited due to high levels of violence and crime.
Forgotten community receives helping hand

Tuesday 25 April 2017 16:34

CLAW visits the rural village of Syferbult on an outreach to help the poverty stricken community and their animals in the North West province.


[File image] Police in North West are investigating the murder of a 12-year-old boy which has sparked protests.
Situation remains tense in North West amid protests

Tuesday 25 April 2017 16:04

North West Police are pleading with residents to assist them with information of identifying the body of a 12-year-old boy found dead near farms last week.


15 people accused of public violence in N West to appear in court

Monday 24 April 2017 07:06

Fifteen people are to appear in court for public violence, after they were arrested during a violent service-delivery protest in Blydeville Township in Lichtenburg, North West.


ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe was speaking during the 24th anniversary of the assassination of Chris Hani in Klerksdorp in the North West.
Tripartite Alliance is divided: Mantashe

Saturday 22 April 2017 13:27

African National Congress Secretary-General, Gwede Mantashe, has acknowledged that the movement is incoherent and divided.


Akani Simbine claims SA 100m title

Friday 21 April 2017 20:50

It promises to be an exciting final in the men's 100 meters at the SA Senior Athletics Championships currently underway in Potchefstroom in North West.


ANCYL wants ABSA to pay back the R2 million bailout it got from government during the apartheid era.
N West ANCYL threatens to mobilise members to vandalise Absa ATMs

Friday 21 April 2017 20:48

The African National Congress Youth League in the North West has threatened to mobilise its members across the province to vandalise Absa ATMs


Ontlametse laid to rest

Friday 21 April 2017 14:25

Hundreds of people, including President Jacob Zuma, North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo and singer Lira, attended the funeral of Ontlametse Phalatse.


Ontlametse Phalatse died of lung failure last week.
Zuma to join mourners at Phalatse funeral

Friday 21 April 2017 06:47

Ontlametse Phalatse is expected to be laid to rest in her home town of Hebron in the North West on Friday.


Late Ontlametse Phalatse's wish comes true

Thursday 20 April 2017 05:24

The Department of Human Settlement says one of Ontlametse Phalatse's many wishes before she died, will be granted.


Eighteen year-old Ontlametse Phalatse was the only black teen in the world to be diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder, Progeria.
“Otlametse Phalatse’s life is an embodiment of hope”

Wednesday 19 April 2017 18:14

A memorial service for 18-year-old Ontlametse Phalatse is underway at Hebron in North West.


LLB degrees at four SA universities in the balance

Tuesday 18 April 2017 20:47

The future of legal education at four universities remains unclear following the decision by the Council for Higher Education to issue these institutions with a withdrawal notice for law programmes.


Different organisations are opposing the decision by the police ministry to afford Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma presidential protection.
Cosatu criticises Dlamini-Zuma presidential protection

Monday 17 April 2017 15:23

Cosatu has slated a controversial decision by Police Minister Fikile Mbalula to afford former African Union Chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, presidential protection as an abuse of power.


Solly Mapaila has been out talking on President Jacob Zuma and the controversial Gupta family.
SACP want independent probe into alleged assassination plot

Sunday 16 April 2017 18:28

The SACP says it will seek an independent investigation to probe the alleged attempt to assassinate the party's outspoken second Deputy Secretary, Solly Mapaila.


About 3 000 young girls fell pregnant in Setlagole in 2016.
North West govt launches campaign to fight teenage pregnancy

Saturday 15 April 2017 19:34

The North West Health Department has launched a campaign to fight teenage pregnancy


SCOPA says it will not accept municipalities using the pensions and medical aid contributions to plug their debts.  
N West SCOPA slams use of medical aid, pension to pay debts

Friday 14 April 2017 17:21

The North West Standing Committee on Public Accounts has strongly condemned the alleged use of the medical aid and pension contributions


The ANC Youth League in the North West alleges that there are members within the ANC top six who are revolting against the president.
N West ANCYL against early elective conference

Friday 14 April 2017 13:29

The African National Congress Youth League in the North West says it will not support a suggestion of an early ANC elective conference as President Jacob Zuma is still in charge.


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