26 May 2018


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More flights for Mahikeng - OR Tambo International route 

Following a notable increase in passenger volumes utilising flights between Mahikeng Airport and OR Tambo International Airport, the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management’s contracted airliner, SA Express, is considering an increase on the number of flights.

Delivering the departmen...read more


Unemployed youth trained on mixed farming and construction   

It took the Department of Social Development six solid years to train 1 400 unemployed young people in building and civil construction, enterprise development, end user computing and mixed farming, MEC Hoffman Galeng, told the North West Provincial Legislature during his budget speech last week.

“Ove...read more


NW Health tables plan to boost workforce

In a bid to increase its health workforce, the North West Department of Health says more than 700 medical students will be leaving Cuba to come and do their final 6th year of their medical degree course in SA.

“The integration programme for these 6th year students will take place in a period of 18 mo...read more


Department remains steadfast in growing the economy of the province.  

Bokone Bophirima’s MEC for Tourism, Desbo Mohono, says her department will continue to positively contribute towards growing the economy of the province by attracting more tourists. 
 
Mohono said this when she tabled her departmental budget of R261 551 million for the 2018/19 fiscal ye...read more


Outbreak of maggot in Bokone Bophirima 

The National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) has confirmed the outbreak of maggot (tumbu fly) infestation in people in Bokone Bophirima province and increased sporadic cases in Gauteng.

“Our laboratory has confirmed that maggots are those of the tumbu fly (also known as the “mango&rdq...read more


OPINION  Value the elderly.. they’re an important part of our lives 

Merciless killings of elderly women are becoming more and more common and something needs to be done to stop this hineous crime, be it within the parameters of the law or in a divine way. 

Who on earth can afford to lose a loving grandmother at the hands of ill-mannered perpetrators who indulge in str...read more


Special Economic Zone to create more jobs 

In its determination to fight poverty, unemployment and inequality, the North West Provincial Government is to establish a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in the Bojanala Platinum District, expected to create much needed jobs for the young people. 

This was announced by Premier Supra Mahumapelo during the...read more


Matshidiso go mogaka Modiko ‘Atjaawuu’ Christian Mothupi 

Re tsaya nako e re le Lefapha la Setso, Botaki le Merero ya Magosi go utlwelana botlhoko le badiri le bareetsi ba seteishene sa Motsweding FM ka go hulara ga mongwe wa badiri ba sona e bile e le mogaka mo go tsa kgaso, Modiko “Atjaawuu” Christian Mothupi.

Jaaka go le mo dikgatlhegelong tsa lefa...read more


More youth to benefit from Office of the Premier budget  

Lawmakers of Bokone Bophirima this week approved and passed a R775.3 million budget for Office of the Premier for the 2018/2019 financial year, paving the way for young people of the province to benefit from this office. 
 
Premier Supra Mahumapelo tabled his office’s budget at the Nort...read more