SABC News - North West


N West to get rid of shoddily built RDP houses

Sunday 1 March 2015 11:16

The North West department of human settlement says more poorly constructed RDP houses are to be demolished across the province.


The SA commercial farming sector has recently been hard hit by drought.
SA agricultural sector on the verge of collapse

Saturday 28 February 2015 12:30

South Africa's agricultural sector could be heading for collapse. The sector  contributes around 10% to formal employment.


NW govt demolishes poorly built houses

Thursday 26 February 2015 20:19

The North West Local Government and the Department of Human Settlements demolished about 28 poorly built low cost houses in Huhudi Township near Vryburg.


It is said there is no real treatment for the deadly rabies virus
North West embarks on campaign to tackle rabies

Wednesday 25 February 2015 11:22

A campaign against the deadly rabies virus among dogs begins in parts of North West province on Wednesday.


Untreated sewerage spills into Vaal River

Sunday 22 February 2015 18:58

Untreated sewerage continues to spill into the Vaal River.


President Jacob Zuma has acknowledged the work done by the SANDF.
Zuma thanks members of SANDF for their commitment

Saturday 21 February 2015 13:20

President Jacob Zuma has thanked members of the South African National Defence Force for their commitment to the security of the country and the African continent.


Weather conditions threaten food security: Grain SA

Friday 20 February 2015 15:43

This week Grain South Africa warned that persistent hot and dry weather conditions are threatening food security, not only in South Africa but the Southern African region as a whole.


Illicit activity also presents great risks as miners are exposed to explosives, harmful toxins and electrocution.
Illegal mining costing SA billions of rands

Tuesday 17 February 2015 15:00

Illegal mining is costing the country and mining companies billions of rands annually.


Baleka Mbete is Speaker of the National Assembly and chairperson of the ANC.
N West Premier adds voice over 'cockroach statement'

Tuesday 17 February 2015 10:45

ANC Chairperson in the North West, Supra Mahumapelo, has entered the fray between the Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete and EFF leader Julius Malema.


Govt introduces out of court settlement programme

Monday 16 February 2015 20:06

The Department of Justice and Correctional Services is embarking on a new programme fostering out of court settlements.


Emily Dlamini says 13 centres in Gauteng and the North West will offer Court-Annexed Mediation.
Court-Annexed Mediation to reduce litigation costs

Monday 16 February 2015 09:34

Regional Head of Justice and Correctional Services, Emily Dlamini, says the Court-Annexed Mediation system will help in making justice more accessible to the public.   


Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete has described EFF leader Julius Malema a cockroach.
EFF accuses Mbete of inciting violence

Monday 16 February 2015 05:49

The EFF has accused National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete of inciting violence against its members after describing them as thugs and party leader Julius Malema as a cockroach.


Demand for ‘living wage” by Amcu

Sunday 15 February 2015 17:55

Fears of another Amcu-led mine strike have surfaced after the trade union vowed to demand what it calls a living wage at this year's wage negotiations.


North West skydiver dies during jump

Sunday 15 February 2015 15:55

A skydiver has died during a solo jump in Rustenburg in the North West.


Conspiracy to collapse parliament: Mbete

Saturday 14 February 2015 17:51

African National Congress National Chairperson, Baleka Mbete, says there is a conspiracy to collapse Parliament and force early elections.


N West ANC elects top 5 leaders

Saturday 14 February 2015 07:13

The ANC in the North West province has elected the five top officials of the party who were all unopposed for their positions.


 Amongst others the conference will discuss policy related matters.
North West ANC conference to get underway

Friday 13 February 2015 11:36

Over six hundred African National Congress delegates from across the North West province are expected to converge on the Mmabatho Civic Centre for the party's eighth provincial elective conference.


Heatwave expected to dissipate on Thursday

Wednesday 11 February 2015 20:38

The heatwave that's been gripping some parts of the country, especially Gauteng and the North West, is expected to dissipate on Thursday.


Heatwave alert issued for Gauteng, North West

Tuesday 10 February 2015 06:32

The South African Weather Service on Monday issued a heatwave advisory for Gauteng and the North West.


Majakaneng residents stoned several vehicles on the N4 highway.
Government commits R9 mln to Majakaneng community

Saturday 7 February 2015 18:06

The North West provincial government has committed an extra R9 million to address water problems in Majakaneng township west of Brits.


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