19 September 2018


THE OFFICIAL BOKONE BOPHIRIMA GOVERNMENT NEWSPAPER

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Witrand Hospital CEO scoops Lifetime Achiever Award

One of the best hospitals in the country, Witrand Psychiatric Hospital in Potchefstroom, has added yet another feather to its cap. Last week its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Naledi Lavinia Mocwaledi-Senyane, scooped the Public Service Lifetime Achievers Award at the National Batho Pele Excellence Awards hosted by ...read more


Municipal public accounts committees ready to oversee financial management

Department of Local Government and Human Settlements in the province is intensifying measures to improve municipalities' usage of public funds and audit outcomes.

The department has embarked on an intensive weeklong induction programme for new members of the Municipal Public Accounts Committees (MPAC) on ...read more


Bokone Bophirima and Free State collaborate on HRD policies and skills development

Skills development, Human Resource Development policies, post-matric opportunities, bursaries, learnerships and internships were top on the agenda of a two-day workshop convened by Bokone Bophirima and Free State Offices of the Premier at the Stonehenge Lodge in Parys, Free State.

Described by participants a...read more


Education department recognises stakeholder's contribution

The Department of Education and Sport Development has recognized and honoured good efforts of stakeholders who go an extra mile to contribute to education. The stakeholders were honoured at a gala event last weekend at Sunrise View Primary School in Rustenburg.

President Jacob Zuma once referred to educati...read more


Matoropo o bolotsa letsholo la go kopana le baagi

Matoropo wa Masepala wa Kagisano-Molopo, Mokhanselara Bitsa Lekopane, o tsweleditse letsholo la metseletsele ya dipitso tsa baagi ba metse e e farologaneng mo masepaleng ono.

Maikaelelo a dikopano tseno ke go buisana le baagi ka dintlha tsa go godisa moono wa puso o o tsamaisanang le Lenaneo la Tlhabololo l...read more


Swedish Alex Noren wins the 2016 Nedbank Golf Challenge

Swedish golfer, Alex Noren, defied the odds to come from six shots behind on the final day of the Nedbank Golf Challenge to win the tournament by six strokes.

By his own admission, Noren spent years dreaming of playing in the Nedbank Golf Challenge, originally known as the Million Dollar Golf Challenge and...read more


SA is far much better than 20 years ago - IRR report

South Africans have got more reasons to be hopeful about the country and how far it's come since the advent of democracy.

This is the outcome of a report from the Institute of Race Relations (IRR), which showed that life has generally improved since 1994.

The report - titled 'Life in South Africa: ...read more


Water conservation still crucial despite rainfall

The ground water that the country relies on for water supply is drastically decreasing and the situation is no different in Bokone Bophirima. The Department of Water and Sanitation's provincial spokesperson, Katlego Mokaila, told Semphete this week that 85% of boreholes do no longer produce adequate water in the pro...read more


Swartkopfontein Bridge to add to improving SA and Botswana economies

Two years later and a whooping R78-million, the new Swartkopfontein Bridge that links South Africa and Botswana was officially opened this week.

Minister of Transport, Dipuo Peters, and her Botswana counterpart Minister of Transport and Communications, Onkokame Kitso Mokaila, presided over the opening cerem...read more