20 January 2019


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Jazz legend Don Laka launches history book

African history has always been told in bits and pieces and that notion had triggered curiosity in some South Africans. 

These were the sentiments shared by jazz maestro, Don Laka, during the launch of his book titled: Re-Introduction to African History: Know Thy Self at the Bop Recording Studios in M...read more

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

Bodibe artist wishes to give his work to Obama 

When former US President, Barack Obama, arrives in South Africa in a few days’ time, there are many people who wish to see him, even if it’s on television. 
But there’s one rural artist who is pleading for anyone who can, to ensure that he meets Obama in person. This is because Guilty M...read more

SASSA working against time to pay grants amid IT glitches 

It was supposed to be a card swap and transition that brings better benefits and choices for social grant recipients, but this month, the payment of social grants became a nightmare for recipients. 
Many have been turned away or sent from one paypoint to a bank or South African Post Office (SAPO) without...read more

DA statement on scrapping of state ambulances misguided

The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) call for the Department of Health to sell off scrap ambulances to boost its coffers is misleading to the public and shows just how the opposition party is lacking in understanding how government works. So says Bokone Bophirima’s Health MEC, Dr Magome Masike. 

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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