19 July 2018


THE OFFICIAL BOKONE BOPHIRIMA GOVERNMENT NEWSPAPER

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Maquassi Hills to help seek justice for construction accident 

Mayor of Maquassi Hills Local Municipality, Noni Kgabi, has promised that the municipality would work with both the Department of Labour and other relevant government departments to get to the bottom of what caused an accident at a construction site that killed one worker and left another one with serious injuries.&...read more


Provincial Youth Career Expo receives a thumbs-up 

Young people of Bokone Bophirima’s rural areas have expressed appreciation to government for bringing a Career Expo to their areas. The career expo offered them the necessary information that will come in handy when making future career choices.

Hundreds of young people from various parts of the prov...read more


Kgosi Shongoane is laid to rest in Tweelagte

Thousands of mourners bid farewell to Kgosi Simon Phera Shongoane of Batlhalerwa in Tweelagte near Rustenburg last weekend. 

Kgosi Shongoane led his people since 1981 until his death on 22 June after a short illness at the age of 74. He was one of the founding members of the North West House of Tradit...read more


Outstanding Bokone Bophirima young farmers honoured

Bokone Bophirima Provincial Government, through the Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ) department, has acknowledged the contribution and hard work of young farmers to place the agricultural sector of the province at the apex of the local economy.

These outstanding young farmers were hon...read more


Committee on North West satisfied with responses

The Ad Hoc Committee inquiring into the intervention in the North West Provincial Government is pleased that all provincial
departments that made presentations before the committee indicated that they are pleased with the intervention, in terms of Section 100 of the Constitution.
The Com...read more


Bokone Bophirima reduces medical negligence claims  

Intervention plans and strategies to reduce cases of medical negligence are beginning to bear fruits, with a recorded decrease in these incidents in Bokone Bophirima. 
 
Health MEC, Dr Magome Masike, has commended positive progress on the work the province has done so far on the matter. Masik...read more


Lekwene’s farming passion pays off handsomely

Othusitse Abraham Lekwene (52) did not dream of becoming a top farmer, all he knew was that he was passionate about farming and livestock. 

Born in Modimong village in Taung, Lekwene invested in his farming business by buying one cow a year, after realizing how important farming is. He said he started...read more


Active participation for SA impossible without sector hubs  

South Africa can no longer participate actively as a global player without creating sector hubs such as Special Economic Zones and Industrial Parks in manufacturing for industrialization and advancement. 

So says Trade and Industry Deputy Minister, Bulelani Magwanishe, in his address at the Dialogue B...read more


Jazz legend Don Laka launches history book

African history has always been told in bits and pieces and that notion had triggered curiosity in some South Africans. 

These were the sentiments shared by jazz maestro, Don Laka, during the launch of his book titled: Re-Introduction to African History: Know Thy Self at the Bop Recording Studios in M...read more