19 July 2018


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SARS goes paperless for 2018 tax season

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has gone paperless as from the 1 July 2018 when the tax season for individuals opened and has encouraged taxpayers to use eFiling for all their tax transactions where possible.

“SARS will remove drop boxes for the submission of income tax returns and other pap...read more


Legae La Bana le abelwa dimpho

Legae la bana ba ba se nang magae, le ne mo bekeng e e fetileng le tletse boitumelo go bona Tonakgolo ya Bokone Bophirima, Moporofesara Job Mokgoro, le ba setheo se se ikemetseng sa PICO, ba tlisitse dimpho le molaetsa wa thotloetso.

Lefelo le, le le itsegeng ka Legae la ga Bana, le simolotswe ke moagi wa ...read more


Bright future ahead for young farmer of the year

At 31, Thabang Mokwele, is making great strides in poultry farming. He scooped major awards at the recent Provincial Youth in Agriculture Awards, winning this year’s award for Best Youth Commercial Enterprise and the overall winner for the 2018 Young Farmer of the year.

Mokwele is farm manager of Tha...read more


Land expropriation public hearings attract youth    

The discussion over the possible land expropriation without compensation has gained momentum in Bokone Bophirima,  especially among the youth. 
 
A delegation of the Joint Constitutional Review Committee will visit Taung, Mahikeng and Rustenburg next week to continue with the public hear...read more


Fuel price hike will affect cash strapped South Africans

The majority of South Africans will feel the pinch of the increasing fuel price. The price of fuel is scheduled to go up at midnight on today (Tuesday 3 July).
This is the second time fuel price is increasing in less than two months. By Wednesday morning, it will cost between 23 and 26 cents more to fill up y...read more


R800 000 library for Matlwang’s Jane Letsapa Primary School

Kenneth
Kaunda District Municipality, Barei Segotso, officially opened a
Matlwang Dual Purpose Library at the Jane Letsapa Primary School at
Matlwang village in the JB Marks Local Municipality. The event was attended by different dignitaries
including the Committee of the Barolong ba Modi...read more


4 000 fatality-free shifts for Namakwa Diamonds

Namakwa Diamonds Holdings (Pty) Limited has celebrated achieving 4 000 Fatality-Free Production Shifts.

The mining company said it is “grateful and congratulates all who contributed in achieving a 4 000 Fatality-Free Production Shifts”. 

The fatality-free award was handed over by...read more


Mahikeng Local Municipality employees get the town clean

Last week employees of Mahikeng Local Municipality exchanged their office attire for overalls during the “Thuma Mina” programme, which kicked off on Monday, 18 June 2018. 
 
The name “Thuma Mina” comes from the popular song by veteran Jazz musician Hugh Masikela, who P...read more


Cogta offers support for troubled municipalities

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Deputy
Minister, Andries Nel, says by December 2018, all Bokone
Bophirima municipalities in distress will
be receiving support from a dedicated team.
“We have deployed District Support Teams consisting of engineers, construction...read more