18 August 2018


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United Nations approves of SA's adult literacy campaign

South Africa's efforts at reducing illiteracy among adults have been recognized by the United Nations.

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) scooped the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation's (UNESCO) International Literacy Award. The Kha Ri Gude mass literacy campaign, l...read more


MEC Motlhabane honours fallen police heroes

Department of Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Mokgantshang Motlhabane honoured fallen heroes of Bokone Bophirima's South African Police Service (SAPS) on Sunday.

The ceremony, held at the SAPS provincial head office in Potchefstroom, is meant to remember police officials who died i...read more


University fees protests force closure of two NWU campuses

North West University (NWU) has closed its Mahikeng and Vaal Triangle campuses amid fresh anti-fees protests this week.

Monday's announcement by Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande, that institutions of higher learning were free to increase 2017 fees - as long as the increment does ...read more


Ratoropo wa Greater Taung o tlotlomatsa Setsokotsane

Ratoropo yo o sa tswang go tsena mo kantorong wa Masepala wa Greater Taung, Mokhanselara Nyoko Motlhabane, o ne mo malobeng a iponagatsa kwa tiragatsong ya Setsokotsane kwa motseng wa Mocweding, go ya go iponela ka matlho se se diragalang kwa letsholong le le kobileng go rebolela baagi ditirelo.

Mo go goro...read more


One more week for Lesotho Special Permit applications

Citizens of Lesotho who wish to regularize their stay in South Africa have got just a week to do so. Applications close on Friday 30 September.

Lesotho nationals are required to apply for a Lesotho Special Permit (LSP) at South Africa's Department of Home Affairs, so they can be able to stay legally in th...read more


Thuli condemns torching of universities, encourages excellence

Outgoing Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Madonsela, has rebuked the use of force by students who protest against dissatisfactions either with government or their institutions of higher learning.

Madonsela was addressing a prestige lecture at the North West University's (NWU) Mahikeng campus on Monday t...read more


Bokone Bophirima-Botswana business exchange programmes get required support

Feelings of optimism and eagerness prevailed among the residents of Tshidilamolomo village, about 100 kilometres west of Mahikeng, and their neighbours from Botswana, over the proposed partnership to stimulate sustainable economic activities in their areas.

The plan is for communities of these villages ...read more


Bojanala bo ribololwa mo mafelong a a fitlhegileng

Lefapha la Bojanala la porofense ya Bokone Bophirima, le simolotse kgwedi ya ngwao-boswa ka go thankgolola se se itsegeng ka Labotlhano wa Bojanala, ke go re Tourism Friday.

Letsholo leno le simolotswe kwa Masepaleng wa Dr Kenneth Kaunda, maikaelelo e le go rotloetsa baagi go etela mafelo a boj...read more


Concourt protects workers from crippling garnishee orders

It will no longer be easy for creditors to impose a garnishee order on your salary and wages, thanks to a Constitutional Court judgement that put strict requirements for such an order to be issued.

This week the Concourt ruled that the Emolument Attachment Order (EAO) - popularly known as garnishee order...read more