SABC News - North West


Madonsela finds City of Joburg guilty of maladministration

Thursday 18 December 2014 16:48

Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, has called for an urgent investigation into the hijacking of privately-owned buildings, particularly in the City of Johannesburg.


Busy period for grain farmers in the North West

Wednesday 17 December 2014 17:49

Current rains appear to have broken a crippling three-year drought in the North West.


N West injects millions to fix quake damaged houses

Tuesday 16 December 2014 12:00

The North West Department of Human Settlements says more than R38 million has been set aside to rebuild and renovate more than 1 000 houses in the Matlosana Local Municipality.


Expert unpacks Aurora, Pamodzi liquidation issue

Tuesday 16 December 2014 11:05

Labour analyst Terry Bell says the liquidation issue of the Aurora and Pamodzi Gold mine at Stilfontein in North West might be surrounded by political issues.


Mahumapelo likely to remain N West Premier

Sunday 14 December 2014 17:07

The African National Congress in the North West province says it's ready to host the Elective Provincial Conference in February.


Decision to phase out middle schools irks Sadtu

Sunday 14 December 2014 12:00

Sadtu general secretary Mugwena Maluleke says a decision by the Department of Basic Education to phase-out junior secondary or middle schools in the country is unwelcome.


‘Immediate assistance to earth-tremor victims required’

Wednesday 10 December 2014 05:55

Civic rights organization, AfriForum, has called on the government to fast-track relieve efforts to the victims of this year's earth-tremor that damaged and shocked several buildings in the NW.


Sixties Party puts Mahikeng on the map

Sunday 7 December 2014 20:34

The North West provincial capital, Mahikeng, is slowly but surely reclaiming its position as an Arts and Culture hub in the country.


Mahika-Mahikeng festival to transform N West arts

Friday 5 December 2014 11:41

The North West government has launched the Mahika-Mahikeng Music and Cultural Festival in the provincial capital, Mahikeng.


England's Fisher makes his move at Nedbank Golf Challenge

Thursday 4 December 2014 20:19

England's Ross Fisher was the fastest out of the blocks at the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City in the North West and leads on six under par after day one.


Mahumapelo calls for calm amid assassination allegations

Thursday 4 December 2014 12:24

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has appealed for calm following reports of conspiring to murder him, by a Mafikeng based councillor.


Govt should not just provide training to youths: Analyst

Thursday 4 December 2014 11:43

Government learnership programmes on training the youth in different skills are unlikely to make a significant change to unemployment according to analysts.


The councillor was arrested on Tuesday by the Hawks.  
Councillor in court for alleged plot to murder NW Premier

Wednesday 3 December 2014 06:36

A 42-year-old councillor is expected to appear in court on Wednesday for the alleged foiled attempt to murder North West Premier, Supra Mahumapelo.


N West councillor arrested for alleged plot to kill Mumapelo

Tuesday 2 December 2014 20:34

A 40-year-old councillor in the North West province was arrested for allegedly conspiring to murder North West premier Supra Mahumapelo.


N West man nabbed for girlfriend’s murder

Sunday 30 November 2014 16:15

While the country observes 16 Days of Activism against Women and Children abuse, police have arrested a 29-year-old suspect for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to death.


N West municipality residents at loggerheads over water crisis

Saturday 29 November 2014 18:05

Residents of Naledi in the North West are in the middle of a water crisis.


Police address gangsterism in North West

Saturday 29 November 2014 12:11

Police in the Jouberton Township in Klerksdorp, North West, are to address issues related to gangsterism in the area as part of the 16 days of activism campaign.


The tourism sectorial parliament is to forge mutual relations between government and private
Protests affect South African tourism negatively

Friday 28 November 2014 16:44

The service delivery protests in some areas across South African have negatively affected the tourism sector, which is far from recuperating, says to tourism-related SMME's owners in the North West.


Hawks raid dagga labs in Johannesburg, Hartbeespoort dam

Thursday 27 November 2014 19:50

Suspects arrested during a Hawks sting operation in Johannesburg and Hartbeespoort dam in North West will appear in three separate courts on Friday.


By-elections running smoothly in provinces

Wednesday 26 November 2014 18:01

Voters in the Western Cape, Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal and the North West are casting their votes in different polling stations on Wednesday.


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