SABC News - North West


Corruption taints North West image

Sunday 29 November 2015 13:33

The office of the Public Protector has revealed that of the corruption cases it has been investigating this year, the North West province tops the list.


Some parts of the country are expected to experience thunder storms.
Weather service warns of thunder storms

Friday 27 November 2015 00:05

The South African Weather Service has issued a warning for severe thunder storms in parts of Gauteng, Mpumalanga and the North West.


Zuma urges abuse victims to report perpetrators

Wednesday 25 November 2015 20:33

President Jacob Zuma has appealed to victims of abuse and violence to report the perpetrators.


President Jacob Zuma has launched the 16 days of activism no violence against women and children.
Zuma commends fight against violence on women, children

Wednesday 25 November 2015 12:24

President Jacob Zuma has commended South Africa for uniting in fighting violence against women and children.


President Zuma to launch 16 Days of Activism

Wednesday 25 November 2015 08:45

President Jacob Zuma is expected to launch 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children in Mahikeng in North West on Wednesday.


 Businessman Wandile Bozwana was killed in October.
Bozwana murder linked hit list concerns police

Wednesday 25 November 2015 06:45

Police in the North West say they are worried about reports that there is a hit list linked to the murder of businessman and tycoon Wandile Bozwana.


Man killed by drinking buddy in N West

Monday 23 November 2015 22:09

A 29-year-old male suspect has been arrested on Monday after stabbing a 29-year-old victim to death in Madibogo village, North West.


Areas in South Africa have been experiencing extreme weather conditions.
“El Nino weather patterns to heighten competition for food”

Sunday 22 November 2015 10:32

University of Limpopo’s Agricultural Economist Leseja Ledwaba has warned that persistent El Nino weather patterns are set to heighten competition for food and potentially lead to food insecurity.


Some Limpopo residents have been displaced as a result of the storm.
Limpopo storm destroys hundreds of houses

Sunday 22 November 2015 06:44

Several people have been injured and hundreds of houses destroyed after a storm struck more than five villages in the Malamulele area of Limpopo on Saturday night.


Sanco appeals for calm after Marikana councillor shot

Saturday 21 November 2015 13:53

Sanco in the North West on Saturday appealed for calm following the murder of African National Congress councillor Fundisile Nqinelo in Marikana.


Some North West residents' shacks have been blown off by the thunderstorms.
Property damaged in North West after storm

Saturday 21 November 2015 12:05

There have been sporadic reports of damage to private property and public infrastructure in many parts of the North West caused by widespread rains and thunderstorms.


The violent storm led to electricity cuts affecting schooling.
Violent storm leaves a trail of destruction in N West

Friday 20 November 2015 20:37

A violent storm last night caused extensive damage in parts of the Tswaing, Ditsobotla and Mahikeng local municipalities in North West.


ConCourt to rule on Tlokwe Municipal by-elections

Thursday 19 November 2015 20:52

The Constitutional Court will rule on the disputed 2013 Tlokwe Municipal by-elections by the end November.


Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says more than R96 million have been added to, among other things, purchase of water tankers and borehole drilling.
Govt pumps millions into drought crisis

Thursday 19 November 2015 20:16

Government will be pumping more money into drought relief efforts. Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe revealed this during a post Cabinet briefing in Parliament.


Police make breakthrough in Bozwana case

Thursday 19 November 2015 12:30

Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of prominent North West businessman Wandile Bozwana.


More arrests imminent in illicit cigarettes case

Thursday 19 November 2015 11:55

Seventeen detained North West police officers and a Home Affairs official will today appear at Zeerust magistrate court, for a bail application.


The western and central parts of the province have seen livestock dying due to lack of water and feed.
N West farmers sell-off stock amid drought

Thursday 19 November 2015 06:45

Hundreds of subsistence farmers in the North West are selling-off their stock to counter the effects of drought.


Govt intervenes in N West, F State drought

Monday 16 November 2015 23:31

As hot and dry conditions continue to take their toll on farmers across the country, interventions are put in place in two provinces, Free State and North West.


North West govt vows to fight corrupt leaders

Monday 16 November 2015 20:16

The North West government has vowed to deal with the rot at the beleaguered Ditsobotla Local Municipality in Lichtenburg.


Heavy wind, hail expected for Gauteng and Western parts of SA

Monday 16 November 2015 10:47

The South African weather service has issued a warning of heavy winds and hail expected on Monday for Gauteng and the Western parts of the country.


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