02 July 2020


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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

Water restrictions for Bokone Bophirima as drought continues

A continuing dry season for the country will see increased water restrictions on Bokone Bophirima. The province is one of the most hard hit since last year and has been working hard to lessen the impact of the ongoing drought on both farmers and citizens.

With a dim forecast for this year's rainy season...read more

Bokone Bophirima confirms its commitment to new China trade

Bokone Bophirima is a step closer to becoming the donkey-breeding province of the country, a unique farming experience that will see the province supplying donkey by-products to China.

A delegation of Bokone Bophirima Executive Council (Exco) returned to China this week to cement ties with the country, in a...read more

Legislature committee upset by housing backlogs in Moretele

The Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements, Public Safety and Liaison has expressed disappointment at the housing backlog dating back more than a decade in several parts of Moretele Local Municipality.

The committee embarked on an oversight visit at the municipality this week, as part of its tour of Bojan...read more

Busisiwe Mkhwebane almost SA's new Public Protector

Only President Jacob Zuma's signature stands between Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane and the top seat at the Office of the Public Protector

Mkhwebane's name has been recommended to the President for consideration as South Africa's new Public Protector, to replace outgoing Advocate Thuli Madonsela. A total of 26...read more

Home Affairs to cater for LGBTI marriages

The Department of Home Affairs says it has designed a new marriage process to cater for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) community.

A list of offices with marriage officers that can conduct same-sex marriages has been finalised to give everyone access to dignified marriage ceremon...read more

Department launches Tourism Month on a high note

Bokone Bophirima's Tourism MEC, Desbo Mohono, has called on South Africans to make tourism their everyday activity. Mohono was speaking at the recent launch of the provincial Tourism Month in the Vredefort Dome, a world heritage site outside Potchefstroom.

MEC Mohono highlighted some positive developments t...read more

Bakubung ba Ratheo ba itumelela ditlhabololo tse di ikaeletsweng

Morafe wa Bakubung ba Ratheo kwa motseng wa Ledig kwa ntle ga Rustenburg ba amogetse ka boitumelo tshedimosetso e e bontshang gore motse wa bona o tlile go tlhabololwa jang.

Baagi ba ne ba thologetse pitso e mo go yone ba ne ba itsisiwe ka diphitlhelelo tse kemedi ya morafe le bothati jwa moepo wa Wesizwe b...read more

MEC Motlhabane welcomes Acting HoD

The Department of Community Safety and Transport Management introduced a new acting Head of Department (HoD), Buti Chuma, this week.

MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane, thanked the former HoD Bailey Mahlakoleng and Oageng Mosiane, who has been acting as the department's HoD, for having played an active part in the Reb...read more