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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Dikgosi welcome Agrarian Revolution programme

The Agrarian Revolution programme introduced by government is a boom for traditional communities as it is an empowerment tool to help dikgosi and the people make the best of what they have. So says Chairperson of the North West House of Traditional Leaders, Kgosi Moshe Mabe.
 
Kgosi Mabe was react...read more


Lefapha la Boitekanelo le a itharabologelwa

Lefapha la Boitekanelo le ne mo bekeng e e fetileng la tshwara foramo ya dipuisano le ba ba maleba mo mererong ya tsa boitekanelo. Foramo e maikaelelo a yona e neng e le go ithuna le go tokafatsa boleng jwa ditirelo tsa boitekanelo mo porofenseng, e ne e tswaretswe kwa Rustenburg. 

Ntlha nngwe e lefap...read more


North West commemorates Madiba Day in Kagisano Molopo

Bokone Bophirima Provincial Government spent the whole of Mandela Day volunteering for the communities of Kagisano Molopo Local Municipality, as part of doing good to honour the late statesman, Nelson Mandela.  Wednesday 18 July would have been his 100th birthday. 
Provincial public servants, led by...read more


SANRAL adopts new tender policy

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL) has adopted a new transformation policy aimed at including the marginalised in its tender systems. This would make it simpler for small contractors in the transport industry to benefit from Sanral tenders.

SANRAL’s Regional Manager for the West...read more


Youth urged to take advantage of 4th Industrial Revolution  

Speakers at the North West BRICS [Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa] outreach programme have called on young people in the province to unleash their potential and take advantage of opportunities presented to them by the fourth industrial revolution. 

The speakers were addressing a gatherin...read more