SABC News - North West


All set for Mama Ruth Mompati's funeral

Friday 22 May 2015 11:00

Preparations for the official funeral of struggle stalwart and international icon Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati, are at an advanced stage.


'Mompati stood for liberation of women'

Friday 22 May 2015 06:00

The late African National Congress (ANC) stalwart, Dr Ruth Mompati has been described as a person who was against racism and the abuse of women.


Most of the dignitaries who attended the memorial service sang Ruth Mompati's praises.
Mbethe urges ANC leaders to follow Mompati's footsteps

Thursday 21 May 2015 20:36

The national chairperson of the ANC Baleka Mbethe says the current crop of ANC leaders should follow in the footsteps of fallen stalwarts like Dr Ruth Mompati.


The North West province continues to witness violent service delivery protests.
N West government finances in disarray

Thursday 21 May 2015 18:42

The North West provincial government has decided to freeze all new vacancies in all its departments.


NUM raises concerns over mineworkers’ safety

Thursday 21 May 2015 14:24

The National Union of Mineworkers says the country's mining sector is still lagging behind in health and safety measures.


Public Service Commission found that the Western Cape Health Department has fared the best in a study on health care
Western Cape 'raises bar' in health care delivery

Thursday 21 May 2015 12:36

The Public Service Commission (PSC) has found that the Western Cape Health Department has fared the best in a study on health care delivery which was conducted with three other provinces.


North West to remember Ruth Mompati

Thursday 21 May 2015 06:18

An official memorial service will be held on Thursday in Vryburg, North West, in honour of African National Congress (ANC) stalwart Ruth Mompati.


Municipalities should be depoliticised: Expert

Thursday 21 May 2015 05:48

Public Administration and Political experts say local government should be depoliticised.


Some taxi operators claim they were attacked by police.
North West police under fire over alleged police brutality

Wednesday 20 May 2015 20:26

North West police have been lambasted for perceived brutality.


Mompati hailed as a shining example

Wednesday 20 May 2015 05:57

Ruth Segomotsi Mompati has been hailed as a shining example for women's participation in the liberation struggle and for those in her political home, the African National Congress (ANC).


Mixed views on taxi unrest in Mahikeng

Tuesday 19 May 2015 16:30

Various taxi associations in Mahikeng have expressed different views on the current taxi unrest affecting their business in the area.


There are over 5 600 remanded detainees in the Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West regions.
Ministry launches uniform for awaiting trial detainees

Monday 18 May 2015 20:20

The Department of Correctional Services has launched a uniform for remanded detainees at the Witbank Correctional facility in Mpumalanga.


Police are monitoring the situation.
Cops open fire at protesting N West taxi drivers

Monday 18 May 2015 13:50

Police have fired rubber bullets at taxi operators who have blockaded all roads in Mahikeng, in the North West. More than 10 people have been arrested.


Aquarius mine workers demand R12 500 wage increment

Monday 18 May 2015 06:00

Mineworkers affiliated to Amcu at the Aquarius platinum mine have mandated the union to propose a wage increment of R12 500.


Amcu members stage a march in Rustenburg

Sunday 17 May 2015 12:01

Hundreds of members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) are marching to the Aquarius Mine in Rustenburg in the North West.


NWU promises increased security after robbery

Sunday 17 May 2015 08:15

The North West University's Mahikeng Campus says it's tightened security after students were robbed in a residence on campus of laptops, money and cellphones in the early hours of Wednesday.


Giving out bicycles, instead of other modes of transport, is to ensure that the health workers are ambassadors of healthy living.
365 bicycles given to Community Health Workers

Saturday 16 May 2015 12:17

Community Health Workers in the Dr Kenneth Kaunda District in North West have been given 365 bicycles by the North West Department of Health.  


 Ruth Mompati will be buried next week Saturday.
Foundation vows to keep Ruth Mompati’s legacy alive

Saturday 16 May 2015 07:59

The Dr. Ruth Segomotsi Mompati Foundation has vowed to keep the legacy of the fallen African National Congress (ANC) stalwart alive.


Mompati to receive special official funeral

Thursday 14 May 2015 05:42

President Jacob Zuma has declared a special official funeral for struggle icon Ruth Mompati.


Vryburg residents share fond memories of Mompati

Wednesday 13 May 2015 18:44

Residents of Tlapeng at Ganyesa, outside Vryburg in the North West have shared fond memories of their fallen heroine and struggle stalwart, Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati.


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