20 January 2019


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Bokone Bophirima partners with Nigeria’s Cross River State for various trade opportunities

The Provincial Government Bokone Bophirima and the Cross River State Government of Nigeria have agreed on a range of trade exchange programmes that will see the two helping each other strengthen their economies. These agreements could also develop in Bokone Bophirima providing beef to the Nigerian state.

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More Kgabalatsane residents get electricity

For 59-year-old builder and resident of Kgabalatsane Block G in the Madibeng Local Municipality, David Ratshivhadelo, the recent electricity switch-on by Premier Supra Mahumapelo means more than just the delivery a key service.

More than 1 000 households are beneficiaries of last week’s electricity s...read more

Masuku o neelana ka kitso ya ditso tsa Setswana

Fa motho a tsena kwa lelapeng la ga Mme Mmakgatha Grace Masuku was dingwaga di le 85, o amogelwa ka monyebo le lerato go tswa mo petlekeng eno ya malebela gotlhe. Masuku ke mankge wa kitso e e tseneletseng ya setso, segolo mo go tse di amanang le Setswana.

Go rulaganya kopano le segwaba seno sa kitso ya se...read more

Munimec sets a renewed tourism agenda

The Department of Tourism in Bokone Bophirima has called on municipalities to work closely with the department and ensure that their programmes are synergized, in a bid to further develop the province’s tourism industry.

The appeal was made by Tourism MEC, Desbo Mohono, during the Munimec meeting hel...read more

Province sets sights on donkey exports

As part of the province's Villages, Townships and Small Dorpies (VTSD) development strategy, Bokone Bophirima is embarking on a programme that will see trading in donkeys being commercialised.

Around 1.8 million donkey hides are traded per year, while the global demand is estimated at between four...read more

Rural businesses expect more support from Mahumapelo’s SOPA

Small businesses in the rural village of Tshidilamolomo say they strongly believe that Premier Supra Mahumapelo will provide more solutions to challenges faced by emerging businesses in the rural areas of the province when he delivers his annual State of the Province Address (SOPA) next week.

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Water and Sanitation warns of possible floods in Bokone Bophirima

Municipalities in Bokone Bophirima province have been urged to pay close attention to their drainage systems as the country experiences an increase in rain in the next coming weeks.

Presenting to the Provincial Executive Council (Exco) Lekgotla in Taung on Thursday, acting head of the Department of Water a...read more

Exco Lekgotla gives a snapshot of SOPA priorities

A whooping R10 billion will be spent on developing Bokone Bophirima Provincial Government’s capital city, Mahikeng.

Premier Supra Mahumapelo announced this when he was addressing the media shortly after the conclusion of the two-day provincial government’s Executive Council Lekgotla held in Tau...read more

Entrepreneurship in VTSD areas with a focus on villages

By now it is clear to all of us that Bokone Bophirima’s approach to economic growth and development is one that is biased in favour of the Villages, Townships and Small Dorpies (VTSD) areas. Similarly, government’s recent emphasis on entrepreneurship development prioritises VTSD areas.

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