26 May 2018


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Kagisano-Molopo municipality leaders meet business 

Kagisano-Molopo Local Municipality has begun engaging the community last week in an effort to find solutions to their concerns.

The municipality’s Mayor, Bitsa Lenkopane, has so far held talks with the Kagisano-Molopo business community to respond to discuss ways of bringing stability to the local bu...read more

Still no school for Molelema learners…months on  

Fear of school disruption and violence has robbed learners of Baga-Maidi community of yet another day of education because of residents’ demand for a tar road. Most of school children in Manthe and surrounding villages in Taung failed to go to school because they feel unsafe.
This despite ...read more

Violent protests will affect the province’s economy - Analyst  

It’s going to be hard for the economy of Bokone Bophirima province to recover after violent and destructive protests that took place in several parts of the province recently. 
This is the view of a political analyst from University of Free State, Dr Sethulego Matebesi, who added that...read more

Government intervenes to stabilise Bokone Bophirima

Government has approved two immediate interventions to restore order and stability for communities of Bokone Bophirima province.

One of the interventions includes a task team of Ministers, which will be dispatched to the province to establish the facts on the ground.

The Inter-Ministerial Task Te...read more

Health HOD to face the music over Mediosa contract 

The suspended head of the North West Health Department, Thabo Lekalakala, will be taken through disciplinary proceedings, according to recommendations in a report that looked into the procurement of medical mobile units from Mediosa.

Lekalakala - along with other implicated officials - face disciplinary pr...read more

Poor schooling the biggest obstacle to progress in SA

Education is the single greatest
obstacle to socio-economic advancement
in South Africa, according to the April edition of Fast Facts from the Centre for Risk Analysis.
The report seeks to provide a definitive assessment of the quality and output
of the South African educat...read more

SASSA lends a caring hand to displaced foreign nationals


The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) in Bokone Bophirima has distributed close to 500 blankets to displaced foreign nationals in Mahikeng, to help them keep warm in this chilly autumn and in winter. 

These foreign nationals are mostly shopkeepers that were left destitute a...read more

Democratic SA introspects as it turns 24

South Africa marked the 24th anniversary of democracy last Friday – 27 April – with different events to remind citizens of where the country comes from and what it has achieved so far. 

Known as Freedom Day and observed on 27 April every year, the day commemorates the first time all South ...read more

Your data will not expire…but no price reduction yet

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa  (ICASA) has announced that
your data will no longer expire and you can transfer it to other users as long as you are on the same network provider with them.
The new regulations, set to be gazetted in the coming days, will require cellp...read more