09 December 2018


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Government to improve communication on water challenges

There is a need to urgently increase communication between the three spheres of government, water boards and communities in order to better address water challenges in Bokone Bophirima province. So says Premier, Job Mokgoro, who recently met Minister of Water and Sanitation, Gugile Nkwinti, to discuss the province’s water woes.

Addressing a media briefing after his meeting, the Premier said community members could even help come up with solutions. 

“There is a lot of value that they can bring in the implementation process. Besides the fact that they are the beneficiaries of this process, there are many things our communities know which we do not know and they also need feedback from us on the progress that we are making and our failures coupled with reasons for not making progress in that ...read more

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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 mun...read more

SAHPRA warns of pain-relieving drugs danger 

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has warned the public about the risk of harmful effects when using non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

NSAIDs are a group of medicines, including aspirin, ibuprofen, diclofenac, indomethacin, ketorolac, sulindac, lornoxicam, meloxi...read more

Marico listed as UNESCO biosphere reserve

Minister of Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa, has welcomed the approval of the Marico area as a United Nations, Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Biosphere Reserve.
An official announcement for the inclusion of Marico Biosphere Reserve was made at the 30th International Coordinating C...read more

The birth of Blydeville Ext 4 is near

For those who want to become residents of Blydeville Extension 4, it was all excitement when they heard that the Department of Local Government and Human Settlements has begun the process of developing this new settlement. 

Local Government and Human Settlements MEC, Galaletsang Gaolaolwe, and Ditsobo...read more

State’s farmer assistance programme produces good results

Famers from the four districts of Bokone Bophirima province marked the harvest season in Waterford Farm near Mareetsane village last week with joy. 

They commended the provincial government’s Crop Massification Programme meant to assist struggling farmers back into production, with inputs to plo...read more

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Action packed Fedhealth IMPI Challenge comes to North West 

The third of four events, the action packed Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #3, will be the source of excitement for the entire family on Saturday, 6 October 2018 at the Van Gaalens Kaasmakerji in Brits in Bokone Bophirima province.

According to Fedhealth IMPI Challenge Race Director, Pieter Du Plessis, 2018 has ...read more

Sun City gears up for 21st Bestmed Cycle4CANSA

Sun International’s Sun City is gearing up for the 21st annual Bestmed Cycle4CANSA race in 2018. This annual sports event raises the much-needed funds and awareness for CANSA’s research, education, patient care as well as support programmes for cancer sufferers in Bokone Bophirima and Limpopo provinces.<...read more

Human resource management


This Department is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Department through the filling of ...read more



DITSOBOTLA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY is inviting applications from competent and suitably qualified persons for the following positions:
The positions are a five (5) year term performance contract and which is based at any Municipal Office within the area of Ditsobotla Local Municipality.  The ...read more

Moretele IDP to address water and roads issues

Moretele Local Municipality council has recently adopted the municipality’s Intergrated Development Plan (IDP) which focuses on the provision of clean drinking water and sanitation for the local communities. 

The municipality Mayor, Andries Monaheng, told the council meeting that water was an im...read more