02 July 2020


THE OFFICIAL BOKONE BOPHIRIMA GOVERNMENT NEWSPAPER

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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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Bokone Bophirima-Botswana business exchange programmes get required support

Feelings of optimism and eagerness prevailed among the residents of Tshidilamolomo village, about 100 kilometres west of Mahikeng, and their neighbours from Botswana, over the proposed partnership to stimulate sustainable economic activities in their areas.

The plan is for communities of these villages ...read more


Bojanala bo ribololwa mo mafelong a a fitlhegileng

Lefapha la Bojanala la porofense ya Bokone Bophirima, le simolotse kgwedi ya ngwao-boswa ka go thankgolola se se itsegeng ka Labotlhano wa Bojanala, ke go re Tourism Friday.

Letsholo leno le simolotswe kwa Masepaleng wa Dr Kenneth Kaunda, maikaelelo e le go rotloetsa baagi go etela mafelo a boj...read more


Concourt protects workers from crippling garnishee orders

It will no longer be easy for creditors to impose a garnishee order on your salary and wages, thanks to a Constitutional Court judgement that put strict requirements for such an order to be issued.

This week the Concourt ruled that the Emolument Attachment Order (EAO) - popularly known as garnishee order...read more


Water restrictions for Bokone Bophirima as drought continues

A continuing dry season for the country will see increased water restrictions on Bokone Bophirima. The province is one of the most hard hit since last year and has been working hard to lessen the impact of the ongoing drought on both farmers and citizens.

With a dim forecast for this year's rainy season...read more


Bokone Bophirima confirms its commitment to new China trade

Bokone Bophirima is a step closer to becoming the donkey-breeding province of the country, a unique farming experience that will see the province supplying donkey by-products to China.

A delegation of Bokone Bophirima Executive Council (Exco) returned to China this week to cement ties with the country, in a...read more