21 October 2018


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CATA footsoldiers getting ready for SATMAs  

In order to make this year’s South African Traditional Music Achievement Awards (SATMA) a success, cultural officers at the launch in Mpumalanga met SATMA organisers last week Friday to map a way forward to the 13th annual awards celebrations. 

The objective of the meeting was to correct the mis...read more


All roads lead to North West for SATMA 13

The 13th Annual South African Traditional Music Achievement Awards (SATMA) were launched on Saturday last week at the Emnotweni Arena in Mpumalanga under the theme: “Embrace your Heritage”. 

The SATMAs will be held in Mahikeng in September.

The launch was used to unveil this year...read more


Relief for troubled patients as NHI draws nearer

Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, says the Medical
Schemes Amendment Bill and the National Health Insurance
(NHI) Amendment Bill will introduce measures that will lift a financial burden
from beneficiaries subjected to high healthcare costs.

Briefing members of the media in Pretori...read more


Courage and compassion give disabled Rustenburg kids love  


Looking after disabled children is not an easy task, but a selfless and charismatic woman, Emily Mofokeng from Rustenburg, stood strong despite all the obstacles she came across and established Ntshalleng le Bana Care Centre.
In February 2009, Mofokeng established this centre in Freedom Park in Rusten...read more


Baswa ba solofetse go le gontsi go tswa go Tonakgolo Mokgoro

Baswa ba porofense ya Bokone Bophirima ba solofetse fa Tonakgolo e e sa tswang go tlhomiwa mo bekeng e e fetileng, Tebogo Job Mokgoro, a tlile go lwantsa bosenyi le botshukunape bogolo jang mo pusong, le go tsweletsa pele mananeo a go tlhola ditiro go thusa go fedisa lehuma le botlhokatiro jo bo amang baswa thata.&n...read more


Assault case against EFF’s Ntshangane ready for trial  

An assault case against Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) Provincial Chief Whip and North West Member of Provincial Legislature (MPL), Bunga Ntshangane is ready to go on trial. 
 
Ntshangane briefly appeared at Mmabatho Magistrate’s Court in Mahikeng on Wednesday for allegedly assaulting E...read more


Mokgoro sets the record straight on media inaccuracies  

Newly elected Bokone Bophirima Premier, Professor Tebogo Job Mokgoro, has welcomed the overwhelming generous messages of support and encouragement received across all sections of society, including representatives of political parties in the North West Provincial Legislature.
 
The Premier said he...read more


Tigerkloof, Mahikeng represent NW at Road Safety Debate  

Two schools from Bokone Bophirima province will represent the province at the national Road Safety Debate in the Eastern Cape. 
 
Tigerkloof High School from Vryburg won the provincial Road Safety Schools Debate while Mahikeng Secondary School took the second position. The debate competition ...read more


Gaobuse holding her own in a male dominated construction industry 

Pinky Gaobuse grabbed an opportunity that was presented by government learnership programmes to empower herself with construction skills. Today, she plies her trade alongside male competitors in an industry previously deemed suitable for men. She has challenged the stereotypes and defeated the odds, thanks to her de...read more