SABC News - North West

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Untreated sewerage spills into Vaal River

Sunday 22 February 2015 18:58

Untreated sewerage continues to spill into the Vaal River.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.   

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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 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.

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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.

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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.

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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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