SABC News - North West


KwaZulu-Natal can expect snow and rain.
South Africans brace for much colder weather conditions

Saturday 23 July 2016 15:33

South Africans will have to brace for much colder conditions expected over most of the country's interior from Monday.  


Nkoana-Mashabane was delivering a lecture on Values of Patriotism in Diplomacy at the Potchefstroom Campus.
Dirco Minister urges S Africans to denounce racism, hatred

Friday 22 July 2016 21:28

International Relations and Corporation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has urged the North West University to reflect the role of the province in the fight for liberation.


Cosatu, pledging its solidarity with the dismissed workers, marched to Lafarge offices on Friday.
Lafarge refuses to reinstate dismissed workers

Friday 22 July 2016 19:46

Cement producer, Lafarge, in Lichtenburg, North West, is standing its ground against dismissed workers. More than 150 workers were fired for having embarked on an illegal strike.


IEC says each province will have 100 SANDF members
900 SANDF members to be deployed across SA ahead of elections

Thursday 21 July 2016 12:35

The IEC says 900 SANDF members will be deployed across the country in preparation for the coming local government elections.


The man from Ward 37 in Lethabong was electrocuted while putting up the poster on the electrical poles over the weekend.
DA member falls to his death in N West

Wednesday 20 July 2016 09:09

A Democratic Alliance member has been electrocuted while putting up posters on electrical poles over the weekend.


Madibeng opposition parties taking advantage of water crisis

Tuesday 19 July 2016 18:02

From corruption allegations, dirty undrinkable water, raw sewage flowing in some areas to unending protests over service delivery this defines the North-West based Madibeng Municipality.


27 die through botched circumcision this year: Government

Tuesday 19 July 2016 15:51

At least 27 people died through botched circumcision this year.


The 28 year old Mark Zinde was arrested last month.
Hope Zinde’s son to appear in court

Monday 18 July 2016 05:26

The 28 year old Mark Zinde was arrested last month after his mother's body was found in the boot of her car at her home in Hartbeespoort.


Ramaphosa urges ANC councillors to be accountable

Sunday 17 July 2016 18:30

As the elections draw close, political party leaders continue to criss-cross the country to rally support.


Baleka Mbete and her party members will visit in Freedom Park, in Rustenburg
Mbete takes ANC campaign to Rustenburg

Sunday 17 July 2016 11:15

ANC national chairperson, Baleka Mbete, is expected to take her party's election campaign to the fiercely contested, Rustenburg Local Municipality.


EFF confident of winning seats in North West

Sunday 17 July 2016 08:52

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) national secretary, Leigh-Ann Mathys, says she's confident that her party will win seats in most North West municipal councils.


North West and Northern Cape rural areas have become a very interesting electioneering ground for the upcoming local government elections.
Strong focus on rural areas ahead of elections

Saturday 16 July 2016 12:55

Rural areas mostly in the North West and the Northern Cape have become highly contested areas for political parties than before.


The late Kgagamatso Nkewu died last week Thursday in a fatal car crash on N18 near Vryburg town.
Late North West MEC described as a fearless leader

Saturday 16 July 2016 11:52

The funeral service of North West MEC for Social development is currently underway at the Molelema sports ground in Taung near Vryburg.


Cosatu says it will dispatch hundreds of members to farms on voting day to ensure that there's compliance.
Farmers should release workers to vote: Cosatu

Saturday 16 July 2016 08:35

Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has warned farmers against what it claims is a reluctance to release workers to vote in August 3 municipal elections.


The 19-year-old cyclist was killed in the road accident, which claimed the life of Kgakgamatso Nkewu.
NW municipality to assist in Marcus Fourie funeral

Friday 15 July 2016 21:06

The Naledi Local Municipality in the North West, has pledged to assist the family of Marcus Fourie, with preparations and burial costs.


About 200 apprentices from Moruleng are beneficiaries of the programme.
R15 mln to fund N West artisan’s programmes

Friday 15 July 2016 18:44

The Mining Qualification Authority SETA has approved close to R15 million to fund artisans and entrepreneurship programmes for unemployed youth in the North West.


Cosatu says some farm-workers were not released to go vote in previous elections.
Cosatu warns farmers who prohibit workers from voting

Friday 15 July 2016 16:23

Cosatu has warned farmers against a claimed reluctance to release workers to vote in the August 3 municipal elections.


Jacob Zuma took his party's election campaign to Potchefstroom.
Zuma urges Tlokwe residents not to relocate before elections

Friday 15 July 2016 07:05

The African National Congress (ANC) president Jacob Zuma has called on the people of Tlokwe not to relocate until after the local government elections.


President Jacob Zuma was addressing scores of ANC members in Klerksdorp in the North West.
Opposition parties do not have what it takes to lead SA: Zuma

Thursday 14 July 2016 16:55

President Jacob Zuma has taken a swipe at the leaders of opposition parties, saying their parties do not have what it takes to lead South Africa.


Uncertainty over Tlokwe’s readiness for municipal polls

Thursday 14 July 2016 07:50

There's still uncertainty over whether the local elections next month will be held in the Tlokwe Municipality.


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