02 July 2020


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Municipalities need urgent, but different, attention - Mokgoro

Putting municipalities under the same type of administration even if it does not yield the desired results is counterproductive. This is the view of North West Premier, Prof Job Mokgoro, who said invoking Section 139 of the Constitution and 137 of the Municipal Finance Management Act need to be revisited because municipalities concerned, continue to yield poor results every year. 

The Premier believes government needs to do proper consultation and come up with working interventions in poorly performing municipalities.

Responding to questions during the Post Exco media briefing this week, Premier Mokgoro said his Executive Council was not ready to invoke these sections in underperforming municipalities because they were not changing things for the better despite the same approach being used over the ye...read more

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ANC to finalise name of new Premier this week

The African National Congress (ANC) National Working Committee (NWC) will take a decision on who will be the new Premier of Bokone Bophirima on Thursday.

The ANC National Executive Committee (NEC) has - during the Special NEC meeting that was held at Irene near Pretoria on Monday - mandated the NWC to fina...read more

ANCWL in Bokone Bophirima wishes for a female Premier  

As work is underway to decide who will lead Bokone Bophirima Provincial Government as Premier for the next few months, the African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) in this province has got just one wish, that the new Premier could be a woman. 
The ANC National Executive Commit...read more

Mokgoro’s skills will come in handy for Bokone Bophirima  

Professor Tebogo Job Mokgoro has been described as an excellent administrator who knows exactly what Bokone Bophirima province needs. 
The African National Congress (ANC) announced his name on Thursday as the successor to former Premier, Supra Mahumapelo, to lead the North West Provincial G...read more

Residents welcome Mokgoro as new Premier  

Some residents of Bokone Bophirima province swiflty welcomed an announcement on Thursday that Professor Tebogo Job Mokgoro was the Premier-Elect for the province. 
The governing African National Congress (ANC) decided to deploy Mokgoro to the position a month after former Premier, Supra Mah...read more

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Mebala Ya Rona Biodiversity Conference to benefit communities

In a few days' time communities in Bokone Bophirima would have an idea about how best they can make money out of nature. From farming plants - many with medicinal value, to trading in wildlife.

Bokone Bophirima Provincial Government is hosting its inaugural Mebala Ya Rona Biodiversity Conference, which kicke...read more

Bokone Bophirima matriculants ready for final exams

Bokone Bophirima's Department of Education and Sport Development launched its 'Last Push' Grade 12 examinations preparation campaign at Batlhaping Secondary School in Taung last Friday.

MEC Sello Lehari said Bokone Bophirima is determined to do better in this year's examinations for the final Grade of scho...read more

Satellite Classic race now offers three distance choices

Participants in the Bestmed Satellite Classic cycling race will be able to sample any three "courses" dished up by organisers when the race takes place next month.

The annual cycling race will be held near Hartbeespoort Dam in Bokone Bophirima province on 22 October 2016, and now comes with three distance...read more

A better life for a destitute Broerdersput pensioner

The life of a pensioner who lived under poor conditions in a shack has been changed for the better. Dinkey Bonokwane of Broerdersput in the Naledi Local Municipality received a new government-provided house from Naledi mayor Neo Skalk and Executive Director in the Department of Cooperative Governance and Tradition...read more

NCOP assesses education and health care in Kagisano-Molopo

Bokone Bophirima's permanent delegates to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) say the province is making progress in building school infrastructures, but raised concerns about the recruitment of technical educators as well as proper sporting facilities in rural areas.

This observation was made duri...read more