Still enjoying support from North West Community – Mahumapelo

Embattled North West Premier, Supra Mahumapelo says people in the North West province are still supporting him despite ongoing protests. Mahumapelo was addressing journalists this afternoon in Sun City. The over confident Mahumapelo said since the unrest in the province, he is receiving overwhelming support from individuals, churches, and various organisations. Watch the whole media…

EFF wins Ditsobotla by elections 

Voting and counting done in Coligny and the Economic Freedom Fighters emerged victorious. The by elections at Ditsobotla Local Municipality comes after the death of ANC councillor, Jonny Leteane. Ward 15 was contested by an Independent candidate, ANC, DA, EFF and VF Plus.        

North West Looting Festival – More than 270 arrested

North West police are on a searching spree around the province looking for looted items during a week long Supra must fall protests. Last night more than 20 people were arrested in and around Klerksdorp and Potchefstroom and goods looted at different businesses were recovered. Police spokesperson, Brigadier Sabata Mokgoabone said another man was arrested…

Breaking News – Platinum Stars relegated

Platinum Stars will play in the second division next season. The sold North West team was relegated after loosing to Amazulu in Phokeng this evening. Dikwena were beaten 2 – 1. The troubled soccer team previously owned by the Royal Bafokeng Nation was sold to a Cape Town company. 

North West looting festival continues

It started in Mahikeng, escalated to Vryburg – Taung and now is happening in Klerskdorp. The looting spree has moved to the third district of the North West as ANC top guns are in the province to address the crisis. North West residents are calling for Premier Supra Mahumalelo to step down. This is a…

SAFTU calls for Wednesday stay away

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) will embark on a general strike on Wednesday in protest against a proposed minimum wage of R20 an hour.  Saftu says imposing a salary cap will be a better way to close the wage gap. Saftu called for total shut down of city centres. Developing story – will…

We didn’t pay for Zuma’s R1.5m cattle gift – READ

The North West Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ) has dimissed media reports on the alleged “gift” of cattle worth R1.5million to the former president Jacob Zuma from Premier Supra Obakeng Ramoeletsi Mahumapelo through the Department.  Departmental spokesperson, Emelda Setlhako said the Department can confirm that it had a three-year contract with AgriDelight…

Top ANC officials in the North West

Members of the ANC National Working Committee are in the North West today to meet disgruntled branches. The visit comes as a promise from President Cyril Ramaphosa who visited the province at the weekend following the Supra must go unrest. Ramaphosa promised North West residents that the ANC will resolve the current political unrest in…

Another Nigerian National killed in Rustenburg

A man who was set alight in Rustenburg on Sunday has died. The man, believed to be a Nigerian National was attacked by unknown group in the city centre. In seperate incidents, two cars were also torched. Police’s Ofentse Mokgadi said police are investigating the incidents. Mokgadi said the motive of the attacks is not…