02 July 2020


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Police find a drug-manufacturing lab in Boons near Rustenburg

A 54-year-old female suspect has been arrested on a farm in Boons outside Rustenburg, in what police believe is a case of running a drug manufacturing laboratory.

Police discovered the dubious suspicious activities on the farm on Tuesday night during a routine rural safety patrol.

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Mebala Ya Rona Biodiversity Conference to benefit communities

In a few days' time communities in Bokone Bophirima would have an idea about how best they can make money out of nature. From farming plants - many with medicinal value, to trading in wildlife.

Bokone Bophirima Provincial Government is hosting its inaugural Mebala Ya Rona Biodiversity Conference, which kicke...read more

Bokone Bophirima matriculants ready for final exams

Bokone Bophirima's Department of Education and Sport Development launched its 'Last Push' Grade 12 examinations preparation campaign at Batlhaping Secondary School in Taung last Friday.

MEC Sello Lehari said Bokone Bophirima is determined to do better in this year's examinations for the final Grade of scho...read more

Satellite Classic race now offers three distance choices

Participants in the Bestmed Satellite Classic cycling race will be able to sample any three "courses" dished up by organisers when the race takes place next month.

The annual cycling race will be held near Hartbeespoort Dam in Bokone Bophirima province on 22 October 2016, and now comes with three distance...read more

A better life for a destitute Broerdersput pensioner

The life of a pensioner who lived under poor conditions in a shack has been changed for the better. Dinkey Bonokwane of Broerdersput in the Naledi Local Municipality received a new government-provided house from Naledi mayor Neo Skalk and Executive Director in the Department of Cooperative Governance and Tradition...read more

NCOP assesses education and health care in Kagisano-Molopo

Bokone Bophirima's permanent delegates to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) say the province is making progress in building school infrastructures, but raised concerns about the recruitment of technical educators as well as proper sporting facilities in rural areas.

This observation was made duri...read more

Lilizela Tourism Awards honour tourism role players

Bokone Bophirima honoured tourism product owners over the weekend, in a fanfare that suits their contribution to the economy of the province.

The provincial Department of Tourism hosted the Lilizela Tourism Awards in Sun City outside Rustenburg, providing a platform for tourism roleplayers from village...read more

Tarring of Meerhof road underway

Madibeng Local Municipality Mayor, Jostine Mothibe, led by example when she helped start the tarring of the Boem Crescent road, better known as Meerhof road.

The long-awaited resurfacing of the road took off last week with the mayor, acting municipal manager Energy Manaka and acting director for techn...read more

Government pleased with response to learner registration campaign

With only a week to go before the learner registration period for 2017 closes, the Bokone Bophirima Department of Education and Sport Development has thanked parents who have heeded its call to register their children in provincial schools on time.

The department has also called on those who are yet to ...read more