21 April 2019


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MEC Mochware spends the day with Matlhaku a maloba

The mood was jovial with older persons and Bahumagadi dancing and singing during the dialogue session of Matlhaku 2016 hosted by Culture, Arts and Traditional Affairs (CATA) MEC, Ontlametse Mochware.

Mochware hosted older persons from the four districts of Bokone Bophirima at Haartebeesport Dam on Thursday l...read more

YES continues to grow and benefit young people

The Youth Entrepreneurship Services (YES) in Bokone Bophirima province will continue to address young people's needs, says its director, Thapelo Sekawana.

In an interview with Semphete this week, Sekawana said the North West Provincial Legislature has passed into law the North West Youth Entrepreneurship ...read more

Bakgatla ba amogela mokgwa o mosa wa bojanala

Bakgatla ba ga Pilane kwa Moruleng, ka fa tlase ga Masepala wa Selegae wa Moses Kotane, e nnile ba ntlha go amogela serubi sa kgwebo sa bojanala se se tlileng go ba direla letseno. Serubi seno sa kgwebo, se tlhomilwe ke Tona ya bosetshaba ya Lefapha la Bojanala, Derek Hanekom.

Mokgwa ono wa kgwebo, o tlil...read more

Bokone Bophirima shines at the SATMA Awards

Bokone Bophirima province was one of the top performing provinces at the South African Traditional Music Achievement (SATMA) Awards that took place over the weekend.

With three of the province's musicians scooping awards in their categories: Fifi Cooper for Best Venacular Hip Hop Album, Kopano ke Maatla for ...read more

Early detection of cancer can save lives

Early cancer detection can lead to effective treatment and a positive outcome. This is the message that dominated the 10 kilometre cancer awareness walk undertaken by employees of the Department of Local Government and Human Settlements and the Office of the Premier in Bokone Bophirima.

The walk formed part...read more

Tough balancing act as Minister Gordhan delivers Mini Budget

It may have been one of the toughest juggling acts that he has had to come up with since returning to the portfolio of Finance Minister, but many stakeholders agree that Pravin Gordhan's Medium Term Budget Policy Statement will go a long way in bringing back investor confidence to South Africa's struggling economy.<...read more

Universities still look to government and fees for funding

Government is the biggest funder of institutions of higher learning, according to data from Stats SA's latest Financial statistics of higher education institutions report. Statistician General Pali Lehohla released the report on Tuesday, which unpacked the revenue mix for the country's 20 universities and 6 univer...read more

World bodies urge Pretoria to stay with ICC

South Africa's decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) was largely influenced by the contradictions between the ICC's expectations and Pretoria's Diplomatic Immunities and Privileges Act, (Act No. 37 of 2001).

While the Implementation of the Rome Statute of the In...read more

MEC Tlhape addresses water challenges through piloted project

The perennial water challenges in Bokone Bophirima will receive full attention from the Water Literacy Foundation and Rain Water Concept delegation that's visiting the province from India.

The delegation held a joint media briefing with MEC for Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ), Manketsi...read more