15 October 2019


THE OFFICIAL BOKONE BOPHIRIMA GOVERNMENT NEWSPAPER

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SAHPRA warns of pain-relieving drugs danger 

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has warned the public about the risk of harmful effects when using non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

NSAIDs are a group of medicines, including aspirin, ibuprofen, diclofenac, indomethacin, ketorolac, sulindac, lornoxicam, meloxi...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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Youth encouraged to ‘choose a better tomorrow’

Young people from the North West province gathered at Maboloka Tribal Hall near Brits last week to talk about health issues affecting them. Top on the agenda was gender based
violence, teenage pregnancy, drugs and alcohol abuse. Rebecca Maleke (17) said teenage  pregnancy and blessers...read more


Education partners with NGOs to promote gender equity 

The saying that education is a societal matter has been proven true this Mandela Month, with a partnership the North West Department of Education and Sport Development has entered into with two non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

The partnership with these NGOs - MIET Africa and Children in Harmony, an ...read more


Lefapha le aga setshaba se se sa diriseng diritibatsi

Motswana a re lemphorwana la bojalwa ga le fofele kgakala, mme sesweng jaana go bonagala fa bana mamphorwana ba atlhamela babolai, mme ba bolawa le go nyelediwa ke mefuta e e farologaneng ya diritibatsi. Tseno tsotlhe di lebisa kwa bokamosong jo bo letobo jwa naga ya rona.

Fa puso e ne e gopola letsatsi la...read more


Molosankwe’s 10-year walk to beat women, child abuse

The community of Lomanyane village, in Mahikeng bid farewell to one of its own, Thato Molosankwe (40), as he kicked off his decade long walk this week. 
 
Molosankwe began his 10-year walk from Cape to Cairo on Saturday that he dubbed #RoundingAfrika. Through this long walk campaign, this soc...read more


Sport can transform society – Mokgoro   

Premier of Bokone Bophirima, Professor Job Mokgoro, believes that sport - football in particular - has got the unique ability to heal, unite and transform society for the better. 

The Premier was speaking at the Maize Cup gala dinner to mark the beginning of the fourth edition of the annual Bokone Bop...read more