SABC News - North West


Lamola addressed a South African Student Council (Sasco) academic lecture on the role of academics in governance.
An early ANC conference will favour Zuma faction: Lamola

Friday 26 August 2016 18:16

Former ANC Youth League deputy president Ronald Lamola says an early conference of the party may have predetermined outcomes, which will favour the faction aligned to President Jacob Zuma.


North West ANCYL backs call for early elective conference

Thursday 25 August 2016 18:55

The African National Congress Youth League in the North West has expressed its support for the national league's call for an early conference of the ANC.


The Agri-Innovation Lab aims to address joblessness and create young agricultural entrepreneurs.
Agri-Innovation Lab promotes women in agriculture

Monday 22 August 2016 19:24

More women are needed in the agricultural sector to maintain food security, says Deputy Agriculture Minister, Bheki Cele, who was visiting the Agri-Innovation Lab in the North West.


Explosion kills Amplats mine-worker in Rustenburg

Monday 22 August 2016 17:22

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) on Monday said a mine-worker had died after he was injured in “an explosion related incident” at its Rustenburg East mine.


Kutlwano Garesape was stabbed to death last Friday, while trying to protect his mother.
Six-year-old to be honoured with special award

Saturday 20 August 2016 21:26

A six-year-old Northern Cape boy who was brutally killed by a man who was attempting to rape his mother, will be honoured with a special award.


The three day conference is a meeting of social, political and business leaders to mark Women's Month.
SA women to safe guard their futures against drugs

Saturday 20 August 2016 20:01

Women have to safe guard their futures by avoiding drugs and inter-generational relationships.


The woman will appear again in court on the 31st of August.
Mom in court for throwing child in pit toilet

Saturday 20 August 2016 12:25

A 23 year old mother who threw her four year old daughter in a pit latrine has been released by the Atamelang magistrate's court near Delareyville in North West.


Kutlwano Garesape was killed whilst trying to fend off an attacker who tried to rape his mother.
Sombre mood at North West boy's funeral

Saturday 20 August 2016 11:45

A sombre mood has engulfed the village of Manthe near Taung in the North West where a six year old boy who was brutally killed last week is being buried.


The Municipality consists of a multiplicity of little rural villages, mainly relying on subsistence agriculture and farming.
N West project aims to better lives through farming

Saturday 20 August 2016 07:42

Twenty people from disadvantaged backgrounds in the Manyeledi village are receiving valuable skills training in running a small Agri-business.


Re-elected Rustenburg Mayor, Mpho Khunou.
Khunou pledges to tackle challenges affecting Rustenburg

Friday 19 August 2016 19:59

Re-elected Rustenburg Mayor, Mpho Khunou, says it is now time to deal with challenges, especially those of people residing in informal settlements.


Rustenburg Mayor Mpho Khunon of the African National Congress (ANC) will continue with a second term in the North West Province city.
ANC candidate re-elected Rustenburg Mayor

Friday 19 August 2016 15:23

Rustenburg Mayor Mpho Khunon of the African National Congress (ANC) will continue with a second term in the North West Province city after the ANC succeeded in having its candidate re-elected.


Forum aims to run with Metsing in Rustenburg as Mayoral Candidate

Friday 19 August 2016 11:18

Forum For Service Delivery in the hung Rustenburg Local Municipality in the North West, aims to run with Rocky Malebana Metsing as their Mayoral Candidate.


Uncertainty sparked hours before crucial Rustenburg council sitting

Friday 19 August 2016 05:59

Drama unfolded in Rustenburg when the king-maker in this only hung municipality in the the North West, Forum for Service Delivery, withdrew two of its councillors.


Eskom said the procurement of the two mobile substations started three years ago.
Eskom procures two mobile substations for North West

Thursday 18 August 2016 06:16

Eskom obtained two mobile substations to provide a continuous supply of electricity for North West.


Opposition parties are heading to court, alleging post-poll electoral irregularities in the Tlokwe/Ventersdorp Municipality.
ANC urges opposition to concede defeat in Tlokwe/Ventersdorp

Wednesday 17 August 2016 20:53

The ANC in the newly merged Tlokwe/Ventersdorp Local Municipality in the North West has urged opposition parties to accept defeat.


The legal teams have been pushing for compensation for miners’ widows since 34 miners died in confrontations with police at Lonmin's platinum mine at Marikana in 2012.
Marikana widows' lawyers to approach courts for compensation

Wednesday 17 August 2016 18:08

Lawyers representing Marikana widows say they will have to approach the courts to force the Presidency to move faster on talks regarding compensation.


The cause of deaths is still unknown and investigation into the matter continues.
Three children found dead in the North West

Wednesday 17 August 2016 12:15

Three children were found dead at their home at Utlwanang in Christiana, North West police said on Tuesday.


Mathunjwa says the President should also declare August 16 as a public holiday.
Amcu’s Mathunjwa calls on Zuma to apologize to nation over Marikana

Tuesday 16 August 2016 18:08

The president of mining union Amcu, Joseph Mathunjwa, has called on President Jacob Zuma to apologise to the nation for the Marikana massacre and compensate its victims.


The conference brings together researchers and policy makers to look at ways of reducing crime in the country.
Rape and gender crimes in the spotlight at violence conference

Tuesday 16 August 2016 16:24

A study by the global medical charity MSF, or Doctors without Borders, says one in four women have been raped in the mining town of Rustenburg in the North West.


AMCU president, Joseph Mathunjwa is expected to give the keynote address.
Formal Marikana commemoration underway

Tuesday 16 August 2016 14:45

The formal Marikana commemoration programme is underway at the famous koppie at Marikana near Rustenburg in the North West, where 34 striking mineworkers were shot dead by police four years ago.


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