26 May 2018


THE OFFICIAL BOKONE BOPHIRIMA GOVERNMENT NEWSPAPER

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Promises kept as government delivers houses to a Deelpan family

A Deelpan family that lost six members in a shack fire just over four months ago now owns a decent home - two government provided houses, as promised by Premier Supra Mahumapelo in May.

The official handover ceremony to the Mogale family was presided over by Premier Mahumapelo, MEC for Local Government and...read more


Health Department promotes hygiene through washing hands

Washing hands with soap, properly and regularly, helps reduce germs and diseases, but many people still take this important hygienic requiremet for granted.

This is why the Bokone Bophirima Department of Health in partnership with the departments of Water and Sanitation, Social Development and Education and...read more


Government engages business to establish VTSD chambers of commerce

Bokone Bophirima Premier, Supra Mahumapelo, is leading the establishment of the Chambers of Commerce in all Villages, Townships and Small Dorpies (VTSD).

The purpose of the VTSD chambers of commerce is to mobilize formal and informal business across the board, including the private sector, to contribute to...read more


Matlosana municipality rescues struggling squatter camp residents

There is hope for a better life for residents of a small squatter camp in Matlosana, who will soon be relocated to a more acceptable place. The squatter camp cannot be identified fpr safety reasons, but the people here live is such appaling conditions councillors struggled to hold back tears when they visited the p...read more


Kattey's Arrow empowers rape survivors

Mahikeng-born author, Kentse Badirwang, uses the power of words to encourage fellow rape survivors to regain control of their lives. The author of a book titled Kattey's Arrow' spoke to Semphete in an interview.

Just like other young people, the 40-year-old Badirwang sought greener pastures in Johannesbur...read more


Elderly still misuse their pension grants - MEC Gaolaolwe

Acting MEC for Social Development, Galaletsang Fenny Gaolaolwe, has encouraged members of the Older Persons Forum across the province's districts to advise pensioners to stop misusing their monthly old-age pension grants.

Speaking to more than 200 elderly people at a two-day summit in Christiana, Gaolaolwe ...read more


Micha-Kgasi Secondary gets major renovation

Teaching and learning will improve at the Micha-Kgasi Secondary School in Kgabalatsane village near Brits, where Education and Sport Development MEC, Sello Lehari handed over a newly renovated school last week.

This is part of the provincial government's effort to improve teaching and learning in schools ...read more


Public servants get fit for healthy living

They are often hard at work ensuring that me and you receive the best quality service from government, but public servants in Bokone Bophirima also make time to recharge. This is why some of them spent a day at Ikageng stadium in Potcheftsroom, taking part in the Provincial Public Service Sport and Recreation Day.<...read more


Mahikeng hosts successful SAIMSA Games

Mahikeng Local Municipality employee, Annah Kabushong, has once again dominated the ladies' marathon event of the Southern African Inter-Municipal Games (SAIMSA), when she successfully defended her title by winning gold.

Kabushong first won gold at last year's SAIMSA Games held in Lesotho's capital city, Ma...read more