19 September 2018


THE OFFICIAL BOKONE BOPHIRIMA GOVERNMENT NEWSPAPER

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END OF YEAR MESSAGE PREMIER S.O.R. MAHUMAPELO

As we reach the end of a very eventful year and ready ourselves for 2017, I wish to take this moment, on behalf of Bokone Bophirima Provincial Government, to reflect on the road travelled.

2016 has been a crucial year for Bokone Bophirima, as we collectively rolled-up our sleeves and focused on puttin...read more


Reconciliation not easy, but must happen - Zuma

South Africans need to strive towards reconciliation, even though it's not an easy thing to do. These are the words of President Jacob Zuma as he addressed Reconciliation Day celebrations in Gopane village outside Zeerust in Bokone Bophirima province.

"Reconciliation is not easy, it is profound and re...read more


Marikana healing and reconciliation on the right track - Mahumapelo

The road towards reconciliation, healing and renewal (RHR) in Bokone Bophirima's platinum belt is perpetually under construction. These are the words of the province's Premier, Supra Mahumapelo, who reacted with satisfaction to an announcement by President Jacob Zuma that government is ready to compensate families o...read more


Fun was had at Mahika Mahikeng Cultural Festival

It was only in the early hours of Monday morning that many music lovers managed to leave Lotlamoreng Dam, the venue for Sunday's last event of Mahika Mahikeng Cultural Music Festival. Great fun in a secured place kept them inside the dam compound that hosted the last day of the four-day music and cultural festival...read more


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