SABC News - North West


The club was close to selling its status to a consortium last year who intended to get Moroka Swallows back into the premiership, but the PSL rejected the deal.
Free State Stars not for sale

Tuesday 27 June 2017 18:39

Free State Stars captain and one of the club's loyal servants, Paulus Masehe, has refuted claims the club is up for sale after it once again surfaced the club will sell its ABSA Premiership status.


Some traditional leaders believe zero deaths can be achieved by enforcing tight controls to limit illegal initiations
Initiation schools in Mpumalanga & N West record no deaths

Monday 26 June 2017 20:13

This comes as only four deaths were recorded this Ingoma season, a massive improvement from the previous season where over 30 initiates died.


Bozwana murder case postponed

Monday 26 June 2017 15:24

The case of the four men accused of killing a North West businessman, Wandile Bozwana, in October 2015, has been adjourned till Tuesday.


Supra Mahomapelo says it's not the majority of people in the country who are calling for president Zuma to step down.
Zuma critics should call for referundum: Mahumapelo

Monday 26 June 2017 08:27

Supra Mahumapelo has urged all those calling for the stepping down of president Jacob Zuma, to formally request for a Referendum.


NUMYS handed to the municipality a memorandum following a march by hundreds of NUM Youth Structure members.
NUMYS calls for more opportunities for black youth in NW

Sunday 25 June 2017 20:15

The National Union of Mineworkers Youth Structure is calling upon the Rustenburg municipality in North West, to help create more opportunities for black youth in the mining, energy and construction.


Zuma accused of being an instrument of factionalism again

Sunday 25 June 2017 10:00

SACP Second Deputy Secretary, Solly Mapaila, has once again accused President Jacob Zuma of being an instrument of factionalism within the ANC.


Ramaphosa is the only candidate fit to lead ruling party - Motshekga

Saturday 24 June 2017 21:30

ANC NEC member Mathole Motshekga says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is the only candidate fit to lead the ruling party in accordance with its tradition of succession.  


North West ANC Provincial Chairperson Supra Mahumapelo says some sections of the Constitution have to be changed.
Mahumapelo calls for radical policy changes

Saturday 24 June 2017 21:22

The Chairperson of the ANC in the North West, Supra Mahumapelo has suggested radical policy changes in order to arrest the ANC’s decline in the province.


The Public Protector's investigation found that Mojaki has irregularly awarded tenders to his close associates.
Former N West municipal manager faces civil claims

Friday 23 June 2017 10:00

The Public Protector has encouraged the management of the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality to initiate civil claims in recovering money from Mokgele Mojaki.


Coligny two await bail ruling

Thursday 22 June 2017 11:20

The High Court in Mahikeng is expected to pass judgment in an application for leave to appeal the granting of bail to two white men accused of killing a 16-year-old learner.


N West Tribal Authority to study Mkhwebane's report

Wednesday 21 June 2017 11:10

The Bapo-ba-Mogale Tribal Authority has distanced itself from Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report.


Tensions mount over Zuma statue erection

Wednesday 21 June 2017 09:00

Opposition parties in the North West have again criticized the insistence of the provincial government on erecting a monument in honour of President Jacob Zuma.


Youth have been urged to get involved in agriculture.
North West youth call for agricultural skills development

Tuesday 20 June 2017 20:30

Youth need to be up skilled in agriculture. That is the call from youth in Madikwe near Rustenburg in the North West.


After a year-long battle with the local municipality these graves were finally destroyed, after the bodies were exhumed, reburied on more solid ground.
Families express joy after relocation from water logged cemetery

Monday 19 June 2017 20:51

The families of thirty people whose bodies were exhumed and reburied in Venterdorp in North West say they now have closure after their loved ones have finally been laid to rest.


Marikana "murders" case postponed

Monday 19 June 2017 19:40

Fourteen Marikana men accused of hacking a man to death briefly appeared in the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court on Monday.


People living with albinism are still discriminated against.
People with albinism still stigmatised

Monday 19 June 2017 00:15

People living with albinism are continuing to face stigmatisation and discrimination.


North West municipality to relocate damaged graves

Sunday 18 June 2017 14:40

The North West 405 municipality says it will start the process of relocating 30 graves from a waterlogged burial site in Ventersdorp on Monday.


NYDA not sufficiently funded

Saturday 17 June 2017 14:41

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) says budget constraints make it difficult to address challenges faced by youth, particularly in rural areas.


The move was North West premier Supra Mahumapelo.
No application yet on NW municipality's name change: Mthethwa

Saturday 17 June 2017 12:59

Minister Nathi Mthethwa has poured cold water on the North West government's announcement that the province's North West 405 municipality has been renamed the JB Marks Municipality.


Zuma pays tribute to Youth of 1976

Friday 16 June 2017 13:59

President Jacob Zuma has paid tribute to class of 1976 for their courage to take on the apartheid state to register their rejection of the Bantu education system.


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