20 January 2019


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Taung Farmers given platform to auction their livestock

About 364 large stock and 259 small stock was sold during the Taung livestock Auction Launch held on Tuesday this week, bringing a total turnover of about R2,5m for the day.

The Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ) hosted this first ever auction to address continuous challen...read more

Government rewards innovation in the province

Bokone Bophirima Provincial Government has proudly awarded the top three winners in the first-ever Innovation Competition in the province, with an amount of R175 000.

Khupari Mpona, Morebodi Kaotsane and Prince Nkoe were last week given cheques of R100 000, R50 000 and R25 000 respectively as the top ...read more

SAQA to name and shame qualification fraudsters

The South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) wants to expose qualifications cheats. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SAQA, Joe Samuels, told Semphete that the agency has proposed a draft policy that will empower them to name and shame individuals with fake qualifications so as to curb this fraudulent activity....read more

Government opens three ECD centres in Mabule

Community members should refrain from burning infrastructure meant to improve their lives when they protest against any service delivery concerns. These were the words of acting Social Development MEC, Galaletsang Fenny Gaolaolwe, when she addressed the launch of three prototype early childhood development centres (...read more

National Planning Commission welcomes minimum wage agreement

The National Planning Commission (NPC) has welcomed the signing of an agreement that will bring into effect the National Minimum Wage, which will see the lowest paid workers earning R20 an hour.

The agreement is a culmination of protracted talks and negotiations between social partners representing organis...read more

I want a clean, pothole free Mahikeng – Mayor Diakanyo

Potholes and dirt around Mahikeng, the capital city of Bokone Bophirima, are rapidly becoming a thing of the past, says Executive Mayor of Mahikeng Local Municipality, Betty Diakanyo.

Mayor Diakanyo is leading the implementation of campaigns aimed at the rebranding, repositioning and renewal of Mahikeng....read more

Ngaka Modiri Molema Setsokotsane meet Disaneng livestock farmers

Ngaka Modiri Molema District Office of the Premier took its Setsokotsane service delivery programme to Disaneng village in the Ratlou Local Municipality, where a strong focus was put on stock theft.

During that visit, government representatives met members of the

Kgomo Modimo wa Gae Forum to unde...read more

Mmadipelesa launches Setsokotsane Operation Centre

The Greater Taung Local Municipality has launched the Setsokotsane Operations Centre in Ward 22, ensuring that residents of villages such as Mmadipelesa, Shaleng, Rietfontein and Gataote, have got a centre to take their servince delivery concerns to within their communities.

This Setsokotsane Operations Ce...read more

A village school to benefit from coach Marosane’s international lessons

A soccer coach from Bokone Bophirima, Elias Marosane, will share the many lessons he’s learnt from his international tours with young soccer players of Molema Memorial Primary School in Ramosadi village outside Mahikeng.

Marosane has recently returned from a sponsored trip to Paris in France where he...read more