09 December 2018


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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


Savings mount and bills slashed... going Green

Energy saving continues to be top on the agenda of the world and South Africa is no exception.
 
This because of a worldwide awakening on energy conservation and considering renewable energy, which is said to be reducing the amount of fuel needed to generate electricity. 

Renewable ...read more


Taung residents want land claims reopened

The majority of participants from the North West province who participated in land claim public
hearings in Taung, expressed support for the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill.
The hearings were hosted by Parliament’s
Portfolio Committee on Rural Development and Land Reform. Among o...read more


Matlosana Municipality marks Albinism Day 

Living with albinism is not only a challenge because of an overly sensitive skin, but people living with albinism are often discriminated against or their lives put in danger by those who believe in myths about them. 

Matlosana Local Municipality recently commemorated the International Albinism Day by...read more


Dikampa tsa baithuti ba marematlou di tsweletse sentle  

Lefapha la Thuto le Tlhabololo Ya Metshameko mo porofenseng ya Bokone Bophirima le kaile fa dikampa tsa baithuti ba marematlou (Grade 12) di tsweletse sentle kwa ntle ga mathata. 
 
Baithuti ba marematlou ba tsenetse dithuto tsa katoloso ya mo gare ga ngwaga go ipaakanyetsa setlha sa ditlhatl...read more


Lichtenburg court postpones human trafficking case

The trial of two women who are facing charges of abducting, drugging and forcing a 17-year-old into the sex trade was postponed to 19 July 2018 to allow police to conduct further investigations.
Natasha Moncho (22) and Mpho Sebati (20) appeared briefly before the Lichtenburg Magistrates Court and were remande...read more


Deputy ministers engage Taung youth on development   

Young people in the arts and culture sector got an opportunity to have their say and engage government leaders when Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Maggie Sotyu and her counterpart at State Security Agency, Ellen Molekane, visited Manthe village in Taung last Friday. 
 
Sotyu and Molekan...read more