SABC News - Ventersdorp


Police have been deployed in the Coligny, North West to monitor the situation.
Two men to appear in court for murder of Coligny boy

Friday 28 April 2017 08:13

Two men linked to the death of a 12-year-old boy at Coligny in North West will appear in the local Magistrate's Court on Friday facing murder charges.


The roadblock will be manned at the N14 Ventersdorp junction as part of the provincial department's plans to reduce road fatalities during the Easter weekend.
N West sets up roadblock to curb Easter accidents

Wednesday 12 April 2017 05:57

North West Road Management MEC Dr Mpho Motlhabane is expected to lead one of the major roadblocks organised in the province on Wednesday morning.


N West govt to unveil 'JB' Marks statue

Friday 24 March 2017 07:45

The North West Arts and Culture Department says all is set for the unveiling of the statue of struggle icon John Beaver"JB" Marks in Ventersdorp on Saturday.


After the August 3rd municipal elections, Tlokwe and Venterdorp were merged to form the new municipality which is NW 405.
N West satisfied with municipalities merger

Monday 12 December 2016 11:23

Local Govt and Human Settlements in the N West province have expressed satisfaction regarding the smooth running of the merge of Tlokwe & Ventersdorp municipalities.


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.


The re-opening of stations is part of efforts to ensure that voter addresses are verified following a Constitutional Court ruling.
Voting stations re-open in Tlokwe, Ventersdorp

Friday 8 July 2016 18:25

Voting stations at the amalgamated Tlokwe and Ventersdorp municipalities in North West re-opened on Friday.


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.


The IEC has this weekend opened voting stations in the Tlokwe and Ventersdorp Local municipalities in an effort to obtain the addresses of all voters in that area.
Tlokwe Independent candidates call for IEC CEO to resign

Sunday 26 June 2016 18:30

Independent candidates in the Tlokwe Local Municipality in the North West are calling for the resignation of IEC Chief Electoral Officer Mosotho Moepya.


Merging of Tlokwe, Ventersdorp not a strategy to get more votes

Friday 17 June 2016 20:53

The Mayor of Tlokwe says the merging of Tlokwe and Ventersdorp municipalities is not a strategy to garner more votes for the African National Congress (ANC).


Tlokwe independent candidates launch election manifesto

Monday 6 June 2016 05:47

Tlokwe's independent candidates in the North West have launched their election manifesto ahead of the August 3 municipal polls.


Only one of the 23 North West Municipalities adheres to health and safety regulations stipulated by the Labor Department.
Only one NW municipalities complies with health, safety regulations

Friday 6 May 2016 18:14

The Department of Labour in the North West province says there is only one local municipality out of the 23 municipalities in the entire province that is complying with health and safety regulations.


Samwu says its members are affected badly by non-compaliance of health and safety regulations.
NW Municipalities do not comply with health, safety regulations

Thursday 5 May 2016 21:07

Some North West local municipalities do not comply with Health & Safety Regulations often with devastating consequences for some of their employees.


Countrywide events held to mark Human Rights Day

Monday 21 March 2016 21:10

Political parties and government leaders celebrated Human Rights Day in various provinces across the country.


Eskom says the municipalities must pay up by the end of March, or face blackouts.
Eskom issues stern warning to owing N West municipalities

Saturday 27 February 2016 20:52

Eskom says North West Municipalities owe it more than half a million rand in outstanding debt.


North West Premier tells poor performing municipalities to shape up

Thursday 18 February 2016 20:10

Administrators at poor performing municipalities in the North West were warned to shape up or leave by the Premier, who is pleading with Eskom not to cut electricity to non-paying municipalities.


 Ventersdorp Local Municipality is blaming illegal connections for failure to pay the Eskom debt.
Ventersdorp municipality struggling to pay Eskom

Monday 15 February 2016 17:19

Ventersdorp Local Municipality in the North West owes power utility Eskom more than R45 million.


Ventersdorp municipality employees to remain in custody

Monday 12 October 2015 19:50

Three Ventersdorp Municipality employees appeared on Monday at the Ventersdorp Magistrate's Courts in North West.


ANC North West members march against merger decision

Friday 2 October 2015 22:04

Hundreds of ANC members marched under heavy police guard in Ventersdorp in support of a decision to merge their municipality with the Tlokwe Local Municipality in Potchefstroom.


North West ANC to lead march in support of municipal mergers

Friday 2 October 2015 06:18

The leadership of the African National Congress (ANC) in the North West in the Dr Kenneth Kaunda Region will lead a community march on Friday.


Tlokwe and Ventersdorp merger a sign of ANC arrogance: DA

Saturday 19 September 2015 14:25

The DA in the North West says plans by the provincial government to merge the Tlokwe and Ventersdorp municipalities, is a portrayal of arrogance by the ruling party.


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