SABC News - Potchefstroom


Luvo Manyonga bettered his own continental mark by three centimetres.
Manyonga breaks long jump African record at SA champs

Sunday 23 April 2017 16:00

Luvo Manyonga added another achievement to his growing list of accolades by breaking the African record for the second time this season at the SA Athletics Championships in Potchefstroom on Saturday.


[WATCH] SA Senior Athletics Championships

Saturday 22 April 2017 08:45

The national athletics championships are underway in Potchefstroom: Part one (day2)


Akani Simbine claims SA 100m title

Friday 21 April 2017 20:50

It promises to be an exciting final in the men's 100 meters at the SA Senior Athletics Championships currently underway in Potchefstroom in North West.


Watch SA Senior Athletics Champs

Friday 21 April 2017 12:37

The national athletics championships are underway in Potchefstroom.


The video shows the two vehicle occupants arguing with the two black officers.
Another racist video goes viral

Monday 6 February 2017 21:47

Another racist video has gone viral on social networking sites. This time showing two white motorists in a rant with two black traffic officers in Potchefstroom in the North West.


Police and ER24 personnel found the body of a man in a water canal in Potchefstroom.
Body of Potchefstroom man found in a water canal

Sunday 5 February 2017 15:56

The body of a man has been found in a water canal along the Viljoenskroon Road outside Potchefstroom.


The walk is the platform to raise funds in order to open up an inclusive learning academy for children with learning barriers.
Walkathon raises awareness for Down syndrome

Saturday 24 December 2016 12:34

Concerned parents in the North West says more needs to be done to build schools for children with special needs.


The LGBTI community in North West is concerned about what they deem as hate crime incidents in the province.
N West LGBTI community living in fear

Monday 17 October 2016 21:24

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) community of Promosa Township in Potchesftroom in the North West are living in fear


Tlokwe municipality relocates over 130 families

Sunday 11 September 2016 15:14

The Tlokwe Local Municipality has started with the process of relocating more than 130 families to a new settlement.


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.


Leslie Makousa’s murder is believed to be related to the fact the he was homosexual.
North West victim of alleged hate crime laid to rest

Saturday 13 August 2016 17:05

A teenage boy from Potchefstroom in the North West was laid to rest Saturday, following his brutal murder in an alleged hate crime.


Independent candidates to approach electoral court in Tlokwe

Monday 8 August 2016 06:32

Independent candidates in the Potchefstroom-based Tlokwe Municipality in the North West are preparing to file a complaint with the Electoral Court against the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC).


Mantashe on ANC door to door in North West

Saturday 30 July 2016 11:22

African National Congress secretary-general Gwede Mantashe is later expected to embark on party's final campaign trail in the Tlokwe Municipality in Potchefstroom in the North West on Saturday.


Pianist Megan-Geoffrey Prins emerges as ATKV MUZIQ winner

Sunday 24 July 2016 20:47

Pianist Megan-Geoffrey Prins was crowned the winner of ATKV MUZIQ, the largest classical musical competition in the country, on Saturday night.


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.


The Potchefstroom based council is expected to be closely contested between the ANC and the DA.
Two DA Tlokwe councillors join ANC ahead of elections

Friday 22 July 2016 06:24

Two Democratic Alliance (DA) councillors from the Tlokwe municipality in the North-West have joined the African National Congress (ANC) ahead of next month's Local Government Elections.


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.


IEC working to rectify Tlokwe, Ventersdorp voters' roll

Thursday 7 July 2016 21:52

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is working to recertify the voters roll in the amalgamated Tlokwe and Ventersdorp municipalities in the North West by July 15.


EFF leader Julius Malema is on a three day election campaign trail in the North West Province.
EFF ready to govern stressed Tlokwe municipality

Tuesday 5 July 2016 19:32

The EFF says it is ready to govern the beleaguered Tlokwe Local Municipality in Potchefstroom.


IEC Chief electoral officer Mosotho Moepya.
Independent candidates call for IEC’s Moepya to resign

Monday 4 July 2016 21:49

Independent candidates in the Tlokwe Local Municipality in Potchefstroom North West are calling for the resignation of Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) Chief Electoral officer Mosotho Moepya.


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