19 July 2018


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Bail for con artist using Premier Mahumapelo's name

A man who solicited money from several high profile politicians under the pretext that he was Bokone Bophirima Premier, Supra Mahumapelo or was sent by him, has been released on bail and will appear in court again in March.

The suspect, Thato Hangari (25), from Kuruman in the Northern Cape was granted a R...read more


Teacher unions have welcomed the improved 2016 National Senior Certificate (NSC) results that were announced by Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, this week.

The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (SADTU) applauded teachers for their "hard work" towards the improved results "which saw more ...read more

New office block for the NW Provincial Legislature

Speaker of the North West Provincial Legislature, Sussana Dantjie, presided over a sod turning ceremony recently, for the construction of a new four storey office block as part of the Legislature's extension of the East Wing.

The construction of the new 5500 square metres office block - which will cost the...read more

Eskom allowed to cut power to owing municipalities

Residents in some municipalities might be inconvenienced by power cuts if their municipalities do not settle the debts they have with power utility Eskom.

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruled on Thursday that Eskom has got the right to cut power supply to eight municipalities that owe it billion...read more

SOR Mahumapelo Foundation shakes Atamelang with love

Sport plays an important role in promoting nation building, social cohesion and a healthy lifestyle, says the founder of SOR Mahumapelo Foundation, Supra Mahumapelo.

Mahumapelo, who is also Premier of Bokone Bophirima province, addressed thousands who were part of his annual SOR Mahumapelo Foundation cele...read more

Government celebrates Christmas with Atamelang's golden oldies

The Provincial Government of Bokone Bophirima shared the spirit of Christmas in Atamelang in the Tswaing Local Municipality last weekend, where Premier Supra Mahumapelo and acting MEC for Social Development, Galaletsang Fenny Gaolaolwe shared a day with the elderly people.

It was a gathering of song and...read more

Minister Peters urges motorists to #RideWise

Ensuring road safety throughout the festive season is something that government takes seriously. This is why Transport Minister, Dipuo Peters, spent the day in Potchefstroom last week, activating the #RideWise road safety campaign.

Peters told Semphete that government would continue to fight to reduce r...read more

Respect small beginnings - MEC Tlhape urges Mazista Community

When the Mazista food security project was launched a few months ago in the Kgetleng Local Municipality, many saw it as an attempt to achieve big in an otherwise hopeless situation. Today, at least one neighbouring province and the national department of agriculture have expressed interest in emulating the model....read more

Bokone Bophirima launches new RHR logo

The Provincial Government of Bokone Bophirima has launched the new logo for the Reconciliation, Healing and Renewal (RHR) programme. Premier Supra Mahumapelo launched this logo last week at the Mmabatho Convention Centre in Mahikeng.

The logo, a winning design by Bongumusa Hlongwa who works as a graphic de...read more