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NUM to rebuild its structures in platinum sector

Sunday 29 March 2015 10:40

NUM has resolved to rebuild its structures in the platinum sector.

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Miss SA takes place at Sun City Super bowl

Sunday 29 March 2015 09:24

The Miss South Africa 2015 pageant will take place on Sunday tonight at the Sun City Super bowl in North West.

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Vavi is deepening divisions within Cosatu: NUM

Saturday 28 March 2015 10:53

NUM has accused Cosatu General Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi of deepening the divisions within the trade union federation.

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Farmers in the North West are seeking assistance from government because of drought.
Agricultural organisations call for drought relief programme

Friday 27 March 2015 20:20

Agricultural organisations have called on government to consider a drought relief programme to financially assist struggling crop farmers in the country.

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The Marikana Commission of Inquiry has been investigationg the events that took place in August 2012.
Great anticipation ahead Marikana commission findings release

Friday 27 March 2015 17:24

The National Union of Mineworkers (Num) says it is hopeful that the recommendations of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry will be implemented fully.

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The woman will be charged with her husband for the possession of an unlicenced AK47.
Wife of F State murder accussed arrested

Thursday 26 March 2015 11:45

The wife of murder accused, farmer Juan Sonnenberg, has been arrested Thursday morning while at the Hertzogville Magistrate's Court in the northern Free State.

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Tuesday marked World TB Day.
North West rated second in SA TB prevalence

Wednesday 25 March 2015 17:12

The North West province has been rated the second on the prevalence of Tuberculosis in the entire country after the Lejweleputswa district in the Free State.

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The mine is allegedly planning to retrench almost all its workers.
Planned retrenchments at N West mine prompts protest

Wednesday 25 March 2015 11:00

Scores of NUM members are picketing outside the Helam Mine in Swartruggens in the North West. Helam mine is a division of Petra Diamond mine.

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Nearly 40 000 South Africans die of TB every year.
SA to test every admitted patient for TB

Wednesday 25 March 2015 05:30

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says everybody admitted to health facilities will in future be tested for tuberculosis.

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Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government aims to reduce annual TB deaths to 20 000.
Ramaphosa launches four year mass TB screening campaign

Tuesday 24 March 2015 19:24

Government is embarking on a four year mass TB screening campaign to reduce the number of new infections and related deaths

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Letlhabile protesters demand a new police station

Tuesday 24 March 2015 07:10

The Community of Letlhabile near Brits which has been engulfed in protests for the past week is calling for a new police station to be built in their township.  

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South Africa joins world to mark TB Day

Tuesday 24 March 2015 07:00

As part of World TB Day commemorations, Cyril Ramaphosa and Aaron Motsoaledi, will on Tuesday launch a National TB screening Campaign.

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Disadvantaged Mahikeng girl learners handed menstrual cups

Monday 23 March 2015 19:12

Menstrual cups have been handed to disadvantaged girl learners in two schools around Mahikeng, North West.

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President Jacob Zuma raised concern about factional differences within Cosatu.
Alliance welcomes Zuma's call to reunite the tripartite

Monday 23 March 2015 18:25

President Jacob Zuma's call  for a special meeting to forge unity within the tripartite alliance has been welcomed by those within the mass democratic movement.

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Aurora directors in court again

Monday 23 March 2015 06:09

The High Court in Pretoria will on Monday hear a claim against mining company Aurora Empowerment Systems' directors for allegedly stripping the assets of the liquidated Pamodzi Gold's mines.

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JB Marks’ memorial was unveiled in Ventersdorp in the North West on Sunday.
ANC alliance partners call for unity in honour of JB Marks

Monday 23 March 2015 05:47

The African National Congress Alliance Partners have called for unity within the tripartite alliance, in honour of the struggle icon, JB Marks.

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An ambulance was denied entry into the area to pick up woman who later died from respiratory complications.
Letlhabile protest victim laid to rest

Sunday 22 March 2015 18:35

Family and friends laid to rest a 33-year old woman from Letlhabile, north of Pretoria, who died when an ambulance was not allowed into the area during water service delivery protest last week.

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 JB Marks’ remains were finally laid to rest in Ventersdorp in the North West on Sunday.
JB Marks tombstone unveiled

Sunday 22 March 2015 17:30

A memorial in remembrance of struggle stalwart JB Marks has been unveiled by President Jacob Zuma in Ventersdorp in the North West

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President Jacob Zuma was speaking at the reburial ceremony of late stalwart J.B. Marks in Ventersdorp.
Zuma calls for tripartite alliance talks

Sunday 22 March 2015 16:30

President Jacob Zuma has called on the alliance partners, ANC, SACP and Cosatu, to meet and iron out their differences.

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The liberation icon JB Marks has been honoured with a special official funeral.
JB Marks lowered to final resting place

Sunday 22 March 2015 15:15

Struggle veteran JB Marks's mortal remains have finally been laid to rest in Ventersdorp, his home town in North West

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