18 August 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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Burke beats Vorster for glory at

Bokone Bophirima’s Christiaan Burke came out tops in the final of Nomads National Order of Merit event beating Martin Vorster with a brilliant birdie on the first play-off hole at Bryanston Country Club to claim his first title on the top tier.

The 17-year-old from Potchefstroom has won several club ...read more


Maize Cup platform for youth soccer talent 

Bokone Bophirima Maize Cup is an excellent opportunity for young and upcoming soccer players in villages and townships to display their talents, with the hope of catching the eye of scouts from big teams in the Premier Soccer league, (PSL), says Managing Director of Moeka Sport Development, Boitumelo Korogo.

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Youth encouraged to ‘choose a better tomorrow’

Young people from the North West province gathered at Maboloka Tribal Hall near Brits last week to talk about health issues affecting them. Top on the agenda was gender based
violence, teenage pregnancy, drugs and alcohol abuse. Rebecca Maleke (17) said teenage  pregnancy and blessers...read more


Education partners with NGOs to promote gender equity 

The saying that education is a societal matter has been proven true this Mandela Month, with a partnership the North West Department of Education and Sport Development has entered into with two non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

The partnership with these NGOs - MIET Africa and Children in Harmony, an ...read more


Lefapha le aga setshaba se se sa diriseng diritibatsi

Motswana a re lemphorwana la bojalwa ga le fofele kgakala, mme sesweng jaana go bonagala fa bana mamphorwana ba atlhamela babolai, mme ba bolawa le go nyelediwa ke mefuta e e farologaneng ya diritibatsi. Tseno tsotlhe di lebisa kwa bokamosong jo bo letobo jwa naga ya rona.

Fa puso e ne e gopola letsatsi la...read more