20 January 2019


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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

Government to improve communication on water challenges

There is a need to urgently increase communication between the three spheres of government, water boards and communities in order to better address water challenges in Bokone Bophirima province. So says Premier, Job Mokgoro, who recently met Minister of Water and Sanitation, Gugile Nkwinti, to discuss the province&r...read more

Burke beats Vorster for glory at

Bokone Bophirima’s Christiaan Burke came out tops in the final of Nomads National Order of Merit event beating Martin Vorster with a brilliant birdie on the first play-off hole at Bryanston Country Club to claim his first title on the top tier.

The 17-year-old from Potchefstroom has won several club ...read more

Maize Cup platform for youth soccer talent 

Bokone Bophirima Maize Cup is an excellent opportunity for young and upcoming soccer players in villages and townships to display their talents, with the hope of catching the eye of scouts from big teams in the Premier Soccer league, (PSL), says Managing Director of Moeka Sport Development, Boitumelo Korogo.

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