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KwaZulu-Natal can expect snow and rain.
South Africans brace for much colder weather conditions

Saturday 23 July 2016 15:33

South Africans will have to brace for much colder conditions expected over most of the country's interior from Monday.  

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Nkoana-Mashabane was delivering a lecture on Values of Patriotism in Diplomacy at the Potchefstroom Campus.
Dirco Minister urges S Africans to denounce racism, hatred

Friday 22 July 2016 21:28

International Relations and Corporation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has urged the North West University to reflect the role of the province in the fight for liberation.

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Cosatu, pledging its solidarity with the dismissed workers, marched to Lafarge offices on Friday.
Lafarge refuses to reinstate dismissed workers

Friday 22 July 2016 19:46

Cement producer, Lafarge, in Lichtenburg, North West, is standing its ground against dismissed workers. More than 150 workers were fired for having embarked on an illegal strike.

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IEC says each province will have 100 SANDF members
900 SANDF members to be deployed across SA ahead of elections

Thursday 21 July 2016 12:35

The IEC says 900 SANDF members will be deployed across the country in preparation for the coming local government elections.

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The man from Ward 37 in Lethabong was electrocuted while putting up the poster on the electrical poles over the weekend.
DA member falls to his death in N West

Wednesday 20 July 2016 09:09

A Democratic Alliance member has been electrocuted while putting up posters on electrical poles over the weekend.

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Madibeng opposition parties taking advantage of water crisis

Tuesday 19 July 2016 18:02

From corruption allegations, dirty undrinkable water, raw sewage flowing in some areas to unending protests over service delivery this defines the North-West based Madibeng Municipality.

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27 die through botched circumcision this year: Government

Tuesday 19 July 2016 15:51

At least 27 people died through botched circumcision this year.

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The 28 year old Mark Zinde was arrested last month.
Hope Zinde’s son to appear in court

Monday 18 July 2016 05:26

The 28 year old Mark Zinde was arrested last month after his mother's body was found in the boot of her car at her home in Hartbeespoort.

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Ramaphosa urges ANC councillors to be accountable

Sunday 17 July 2016 18:30

As the elections draw close, political party leaders continue to criss-cross the country to rally support.

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Baleka Mbete and her party members will visit in Freedom Park, in Rustenburg
Mbete takes ANC campaign to Rustenburg

Sunday 17 July 2016 11:15

ANC national chairperson, Baleka Mbete, is expected to take her party's election campaign to the fiercely contested, Rustenburg Local Municipality.

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EFF confident of winning seats in North West

Sunday 17 July 2016 08:52

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) national secretary, Leigh-Ann Mathys, says she's confident that her party will win seats in most North West municipal councils.

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North West and Northern Cape rural areas have become a very interesting electioneering ground for the upcoming local government elections.
Strong focus on rural areas ahead of elections

Saturday 16 July 2016 12:55

Rural areas mostly in the North West and the Northern Cape have become highly contested areas for political parties than before.

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The late Kgagamatso Nkewu died last week Thursday in a fatal car crash on N18 near Vryburg town.
Late North West MEC described as a fearless leader

Saturday 16 July 2016 11:52

The funeral service of North West MEC for Social development is currently underway at the Molelema sports ground in Taung near Vryburg.

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Cosatu says it will dispatch hundreds of members to farms on voting day to ensure that there's compliance.
Farmers should release workers to vote: Cosatu

Saturday 16 July 2016 08:35

Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has warned farmers against what it claims is a reluctance to release workers to vote in August 3 municipal elections.

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The 19-year-old cyclist was killed in the road accident, which claimed the life of Kgakgamatso Nkewu.
NW municipality to assist in Marcus Fourie funeral

Friday 15 July 2016 21:06

The Naledi Local Municipality in the North West, has pledged to assist the family of Marcus Fourie, with preparations and burial costs.

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About 200 apprentices from Moruleng are beneficiaries of the programme.
R15 mln to fund N West artisan’s programmes

Friday 15 July 2016 18:44

The Mining Qualification Authority SETA has approved close to R15 million to fund artisans and entrepreneurship programmes for unemployed youth in the North West.

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Cosatu says some farm-workers were not released to go vote in previous elections.
Cosatu warns farmers who prohibit workers from voting

Friday 15 July 2016 16:23

Cosatu has warned farmers against a claimed reluctance to release workers to vote in the August 3 municipal elections.

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Jacob Zuma took his party's election campaign to Potchefstroom.
Zuma urges Tlokwe residents not to relocate before elections

Friday 15 July 2016 07:05

The African National Congress (ANC) president Jacob Zuma has called on the people of Tlokwe not to relocate until after the local government elections.

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President Jacob Zuma was addressing scores of ANC members in Klerksdorp in the North West.
Opposition parties do not have what it takes to lead SA: Zuma

Thursday 14 July 2016 16:55

President Jacob Zuma has taken a swipe at the leaders of opposition parties, saying their parties do not have what it takes to lead South Africa.

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Uncertainty over Tlokwe’s readiness for municipal polls

Thursday 14 July 2016 07:50

There's still uncertainty over whether the local elections next month will be held in the Tlokwe Municipality.

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