18 November 2018


THE OFFICIAL BOKONE BOPHIRIMA GOVERNMENT NEWSPAPER

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Tax season closes for non-provisional taxpayers

Time is up for non-provisional taxpayers to file their tax returns. Friday 25 November is the last day for non-provisional taxpayers to file through a South African Revenue Services (SARS) branch or eFiling. Provisional taxpayers who submit via eFiling have until 31 January next year (2017) to file their returns.<...read more


Bokone Bophirima puts risk management under spotlight

The Provincial Government of Bokone Bophirima has again renewed its commitment to improving public finance management and managing risks associated with that, to ensure that service delivery is well resourced for the people's benefit.

The province held an annual Risk Management Indaba in Christiana last w...read more


Zuma asks Abrahams to justify fitness to stay NPA head

National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Advocate Shaun Abrahams has got less than two weeks to justify to President Jacob Zuma why he should be kept in his position. President Zuma this week wrote to Abrahams, requesting reasons why he should not put the NPA boss on suspension.

"As you are aware, the Na...read more


Bokone Bophirima equips 40 youth with broadcasting experience

Fourty young people from across Bokone Bophirima province will spend a year learning the art of working in the broadcast industry. The 40 will undergo a learnership programme founded by a partnership between the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) North West Region and Bokone Bophirima Provincial Governmen...read more


Tlhape encourages Bakwena Ba Mogopa to give agriculture attention

MEC for Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ), Manketsi Tlhape and Bokone Bophirima Premier Supra Mahumapelo, took Letsema Le Bolotse programme to Mogopa Village outside Ventersdorp, where they encouraged farmers to prepare for the planting season.

MEC Tlhape said the visit on Friday last...read more


Another Youth Camp opens opportunities for young people

It's a done deal! Any of the young people who attended the Bokone Bophirima Youth Camp last week is guaranteed a full social work bursary if they produce a letter of admission from an institution of higher learning.

The fifth provincial youth camp, held at the Potchefstroom Military Base last week (Novemb...read more


Motlhabane urges parents to look after children amid a drowning incident

MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management in Bokone Bophirima, Dr Mokgantshang "Mpho" Motlhabane, has appealed to parents to look after their children, especially during the current rainy season.

Motlhabane said hot weather conditions tempted kids to go swimming at pools and quarries, but warned th...read more


SA observes National Diabetes Awareness Month

Ishmael Mohutsiwa from Mogopa Village near Ventersdorp has been living with diabetes for close to two decades, at least the 16 years after he was diagnosed.

Mohutsiwa spoke to Semphete newspaper this week, in an attempt to share first hand information and experience about the chronic illness that affects ...read more


Mahumapelo launches Leadership Spousal Support to empower women

Mahikeng-based philanthropist, entrepreneur, businesswoman and a community builder, Kule Mahumapelo, launched a trailblazing programme for spouses of people in leadership positions last weekend.

The Leadership Spousal Support Programme (LSSP) was launched at the Mmabatho Convention Centre in Mahikeng. Mahu...read more