17 February 2018


THE OFFICIAL BOKONE BOPHIRIMA GOVERNMENT NEWSPAPER

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AU joins South Africa in honouring Mandela in 2018

The African Union (AU) has adopted a decision to commemorate the centenary of South Africa’s first post-apartheid President,
Nelson Mandela. The.year 2018 is the year of Nelson Mandela in South Africa and President Jacob Zuma used the opportunity
created by the gathering of heads of state in Ethi...read more


Mahikeng Local Municipality launches own Bursary Fund

Mahikeng Local Municipality Executive Mayor, Betty Diakanyo, has launched a Mayoral Bursary Fund following a Council Resolution authorisng that. 

The purpose of the Mayoral Bursary Fund is to assist young people living in the municipal area of jurisdiction with financial support for their undergraduat...read more


Legendary actress shares knowledge with aspirant actors

The Department of Culture, Arts and Traditional Affairs (CATA), in partnership with Ndatopa Kusauka Events and Projects, hosted a workshop for 80 aspiring actors and actresses from across Bokone Bophirima last Saturday. 

This workshop by veteran actress, Connie Chiume, was held in Zeerust in Ramotsher...read more


Itsoseng arson 10 remanded in custody

The Itsoseng Magistrates Court has postponed the formal bail application of 10 suspects that were arrested for allegedly vandalising
several homes that belonged t African National Congress (ANC) leaders in the township.

The 10 will remain in police custody until they appear before court on...read more


Botswana fraudster remanded in custody

Fraud convict, Daniel Smit, has been remanded in custody for failing to pay his victims R4.4million
by the 11th of January. The North West High Court in Mahikeng had in December ordered Smit to pay this
amount to the people he defrauded.
The 49-year-old Botswana national was found guilty an...read more