19 July 2018


THE OFFICIAL BOKONE BOPHIRIMA GOVERNMENT NEWSPAPER

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Kanana youngsters denounce gangsterism, seek change

One after the other, the young men renounced gangsterism and violence and pleaded for forgiveness from residents of Kanana township in Klerksdorp.

These are the young people who have somehow terrorized the community of this township and their fellow young people, but have now decided to turn their backs on...read more


Hope for the end of gangsterism and violence in Kanana

Residents of Kanana Township in Orkney, in Matlosana Local Municipality, say the restorative justice plan brought by the Office of the Premier is a step in the right direction because it has brought hope that gangsterism in their township will be brought to an end.

They expressed this hope at a community ...read more


Taung Mayor wants a better life for its people

Greater Taung Local Municipality mayor, Kgosi Nnyoko Motlhabane, wants to see the people of Taung benefiting from their natural resources, from the Taung Skull to minerals beneath their land. And the mayor says it's hands on deck for his new council to ensure this is achieved.

Mayor Motlhabane was intervi...read more


49 students graduate in agriculture

More than 40 students graduated from Potchefstroom College of Agriculture with a three-year Diploma in Mixed Agriculture last week, increasing the number of young people skilled and qualified in agriculture.

This will contribute to helping Bokone Bophirima achieve its goal of putting agriculture at the ce...read more


Mayor Mothoagae engages Ramotshere Moiloa communities

The Mayor of Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality, Kereng Mothoagae, has embarked on a listening session across the 19 wards of this Zeerust-based municipality.

The objective of Mothoagae's mayoral imbizos, branded "Let's talk sessions'' is to communicate to communities projects that the municipality unde...read more


Government appreciates long-term service employees

Bokone Bophirima Premier Supra Mahumapelo has encouraged employees in his office to serve with passion and lead by example, saying that the Rebranding, Repositioning and Renewal of the province was a difficult task that required diligent civil servants.

Mahumapelo was speaking at an event in Mahikeng, w...read more


Motsepe Foundation delivers much needed cash donations to top schools

Bokone Bophirima's top schools in Bojanala Platinum District received an early Christmas gift in the form of a cash boost from the Motsepe Foundation last week.

The Motsepe Foundation, which has partnered with Bokone Bophirima province, had a few months ago discussed strengthening the relationship and work...read more


Moses Kotane Municipality hosts IDP Representative Forum

Moses Kotane Local Municipality hosted an Integrated Development Plan Representative Forum (IDP Rep Forum) meeting last week at the Council Chamber in Mogwase.

The meeting was aimed at engaging stakeholders on the IDP process plan and community needs analysis emanating from community consultations conducte...read more


Government to save Hartebeespoort Dam from pollution

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is working on curbing pollution at Hartebeespport Dam. The dam, one of Bokone Bophirima's top tourist destinations, has been severely affected by pollution over the past few years.

The biggest challenges facing the dam are sewer spills from various municipaliti...read more