25 March 2019


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


Other News

Sunflower accused claims he never met key witness

One of the accused in the Coligny "sunflower" murder trial has told the North West High Court that he had never met the state’s key witness, Bonakele Pakisi.


Farmworkers Pieter Doorewaard and Phillip Schutte are standing trial at the North West High Court sitting in Mahikeng, for th...read more


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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Ramotshere Moiloa in good hands with Mayor Mothoagae

Not long ago Kereng Mothoagae was building tomorrow's future in the lecture room, grooming future nurses and doctors. Today she has been tasked with ensuring that the Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality municipality serves its people with excellence and delivers the required services rendered by the local governmen...read more


Lefapha le wetsa keteko ya beke ya tiriso ya melemo ya setso

Ngwaga le ngwaga ka beke ya bofelo ya kgwedi ya Phatwe, ke nako ya go keteka le go ikgopotsa botlhokwa jwa melemo ya setso sa seAfrika, ke gore African Traditional Medicine Week.

Beke ya melemo ya setso e ne e ketekiwa go tloga ka kgwedi ya Phatwe e le malatsi a le 26 go fitlhela e le 31 monongwaga. Lephata...read more


MPs give thumbs up to VTSD

Members of Bokone Bophirima Provincial Legislature across political parties have welcomed and praised the vision of the Villages, Townships and Small Dorpies (VTSD) economic development initiative, particularly in as far as job creation and poverty alleviation is concerned.

MPLs debated the VTSD plans this ...read more