05 December 2020


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Tourism stakeholders agree to a solution-driven approach 

Continued collaboration and coordination among tourism stakeholders in Bokone Bophirima province has begun yielding positive outcomes. The venture has been praised for bringing practical solutions to challenges within the tourism sector. 
These sentiments were echoed during the recent Provi...read more

Military health services leave Mahikeng Provincial Hospital

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) medical staff has left Mahikeng Provincial Hospital. The SANDF’s Military Health Service had been deployed at the hospital since April when a health workers strike almost collapsed all services in the provincial hospital. 

Chief of the SANDF, Gene...read more

Inaugural VTSD Awards recognise special talents 

While some despair because they do not have the full use of their body parts, Gift Thipe from Tlokwe did not sit back and feel sorry for himself, he pursued his artistic talents to the best of his ability.
Now that hard work has paid off and he walked away with a Special Award at the first ever Villages, Town...read more

SANRAL empowers small businesses

The development and engagement of communities by SANRAL
has become a key priority
over the past few years. As part of its new approach on how
it does business, SANRAL returned to
Bokone Bophirima in mid-July to again engage local government structures,
traditional and community lea...read more

SASSA successfully pays millions of grant beneficiaries

Grant beneficiaries received their August payment from the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) without experiencing any serious difficulties.
It was for the first time that cash payments were made at SASSA pay points since the South African Post Office (SAPO) took over from Cash Paymaster Services (C...read more

Former public servants urged to claim unpaid pensions

Former public servants and their beneficiaries have been urged to apply for their unclaimed pension benefits.

On 31 May 2018, the Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA) reported that it had 17 271 cases of unclaimed benefits while 26 919 cases remained unpaid. 

The GPAA administers...read more

State’s farmer assistance programme produces good results

Famers from the four districts of Bokone Bophirima province marked the harvest season in Waterford Farm near Mareetsane village last week with joy. 

They commended the provincial government’s Crop Massification Programme meant to assist struggling farmers back into production, with inputs to plo...read more

The birth of Blydeville Ext 4 is near

For those who want to become residents of Blydeville Extension 4, it was all excitement when they heard that the Department of Local Government and Human Settlements has begun the process of developing this new settlement. 

Local Government and Human Settlements MEC, Galaletsang Gaolaolwe, and Ditsobo...read more

Marico listed as UNESCO biosphere reserve

Minister of Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa, has welcomed the approval of the Marico area as a United Nations, Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Biosphere Reserve.
An official announcement for the inclusion of Marico Biosphere Reserve was made at the 30th International Coordinating C...read more