19 July 2018


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Matlosana launches Health Portfolio Forum

Pollution and dirt all over Matlosana is a serious concern for the municipality's councillors, employees and concerned residents. A year ago, the Cleansing Unit convened a law enforcement meeting attended by different departments of the municipality and sector departments represneting the provincial government to tr...read more


MEC Lehari unveils plans to move Tlamelang Special School

The Department of Education and Sport Development in Bokone Bophirima plans to move the Tlamelang Special School in Gelukspan village from the local hospital premises to its own building.

This was unveiled by MEC for Education and Sport Development, Sello Lehari, during his visit to the school this week. ...read more


Bokone Bophirima Education empowers youth from small municipalities

Bokone Bophirima's Education and Sport Development MEC, Sello Lehari, embarked on a tour to introduce the End User Computing Learnership programme to five identified local municipalities last week.

In an effort to support the provincial government's Villages, Townships and Small Dorpies (VTSD) vision, the ...read more


McDonald's Mahikeng hosts an Aids Awareness campaign through soccer

It was a day of fun and learning when McDonald's Mahikeng hosted the 2016 McDonald's Annual HIV/Aids School Soccer Tournament to commemorate World Aids Day. .

The Thursday event was held at the Montshiwa stadium, with the main objective being to teach especially the young people about HIV/Aids, preventing it...read more


Former Taung mayor Lobelo dies in a car accident

Former mayor of Greater Taung Local Municipal, Kaone Lobelo, died in a car accident on Saturday evening. Lobelia was Taung mayor until the August 3 Local Government elections.

Messages of condolences continued to pour in on Sunday for Lobelo, whose tragic accident happened between Taung and Reivilo.

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Home Affairs digitizes records for an improved service

It's out with paper and in with digital records for the Department of Home Affairs.

Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, launched the digitisation of birth records in Pretoria this week, saying modernising Home Affairs is the first of the five priorities he set for the department during his tenure as mi...read more


Bokone Bophirima mourns the death of Malebane-Metsing

The politics fraternity in Bokone Bophirima reacted with chock and sadness to the death of one of the popular politicians in the province, Rocky Malebane-Metsing. The Forum 4 Service Delivery councilor died in Pretoria on Thursday.

Forum 4 Service Delivery national convener, Mbhare Kekana said the party l...read more


South Africans debate the R3 500 proposed national minimum wage

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has encouraged South Africans from all sectors to debate the proposed national minimum wage of R3 500 so that once adopted, the policy can be implemented with speed.

The debate about the R3 500 minimum wage continues to cause heated arguments across the country, with some s...read more


Taung Cultural Calabash an oyster for local artists

Thousands of music lovers from Bokone Bophirima and beyond spent last weekend in Taung to celebrate their heritage through the Taung Cultural.

MEC for Culture, Arts and Traditional Affairs (CATA), Ontlametse Mocware encouraged people to continue to celebrate and preserve their heritage throughout the year...read more