17 February 2018


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Health Department promotes hygiene through washing hands

Washing hands with soap, properly and regularly, helps reduce germs and diseases, but many people still take this important hygienic requiremet for granted.

This is why the Bokone Bophirima Department of Health in partnership with the departments of Water and Sanitation, Social Development and Education and...read more

Government engages business to establish VTSD chambers of commerce

Bokone Bophirima Premier, Supra Mahumapelo, is leading the establishment of the Chambers of Commerce in all Villages, Townships and Small Dorpies (VTSD).

The purpose of the VTSD chambers of commerce is to mobilize formal and informal business across the board, including the private sector, to contribute to...read more

Matlosana municipality rescues struggling squatter camp residents

There is hope for a better life for residents of a small squatter camp in Matlosana, who will soon be relocated to a more acceptable place. The squatter camp cannot be identified fpr safety reasons, but the people here live is such appaling conditions councillors struggled to hold back tears when they visited the p...read more

Kattey's Arrow empowers rape survivors

Mahikeng-born author, Kentse Badirwang, uses the power of words to encourage fellow rape survivors to regain control of their lives. The author of a book titled Kattey's Arrow' spoke to Semphete in an interview.

Just like other young people, the 40-year-old Badirwang sought greener pastures in Johannesbur...read more

Elderly still misuse their pension grants - MEC Gaolaolwe

Acting MEC for Social Development, Galaletsang Fenny Gaolaolwe, has encouraged members of the Older Persons Forum across the province's districts to advise pensioners to stop misusing their monthly old-age pension grants.

Speaking to more than 200 elderly people at a two-day summit in Christiana, Gaolaolwe ...read more