Watch: Buantswa residents shutdown Rustenburg municipality over R10m tender

The Rustenburg Local Municipality came to a stand still today when outraged residents from Ward 7 of the municipality blockaded the main entrance. Scores of Buantswa residents came to the municipality armed with chains and locks and threatened to make the municipality ungovernable. Residents are up in arms following a tender they claim it undermines…

Help Cops find these escapees from Hartbeesfontein police cells

Police in Hartbeesfontein would like to appeal to members of the community to assist with locating and or providing information that can lead to the re-arrest of four escapees. The four escapees escaped from lawful custody in the early hours of Saturday morning, 26 September 2020 in Hartbeesfontein. It was discovered during routine cell inspection…

Move to formalize North West taxi industry

The North West Provincial government is on a move to try and formalize the taxi industry. The taxi industry district lekgotla is underway in Vryburg and issues discussed includes professionalization of the taxi industry, empowermen and uniting the industry. MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Sello Lehari led members of the…

Coligny man in court for killing his mother (73)

Butinyana Joseph Khuabo (28) will appear again in court on Monday. Khuano is accused of killing his 73-year-old mother, Atalina Maria Khuabo. He will remain in custody after court appearance yesterday. Khuabo appeared in court subsequent to his arrest by Coligny police on Monday, 14 September 2020. According to information received, an argument that ensued…

Health Officials to travel in taxis to trace Coronavirus victims

Officials are going all out to fight the still spreading Coronavirus. This time – they joined forced with the taxi industry. MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Sello Lehari alongside Department of Health MEC, Madoda Sambatha launched taxi industry contact tracing programme. Health Department officials will be using taxis throughout the…

Makau man in court for raping a 13-year-old boy

A 31-year-old man appeared in the Brits Magistrates’ Court today in connection with the alleged rape of a 13-year-old boy. He will remain in custody until his next court appearance on Tuesday, 22 September 2020. The suspect’s court appearance emanated from his arrest on Sunday, 13 September 2020, by Makau Police. According to reports received, the…

FIRST DAY OF PRELIMINARY EXAMINATIONS A SUCCESS IN THE NORTH WEST

The first day of the preliminary examin ations runs smooth for the 38 310 Grade 12 learners across the North West province. The department regards the Preliminary examinations as a major assessment tool for the Grade 12 learners and will play an important role in the School Based Assessment marks. The 2020 academic year was…

NW Mayors, Chief Whips and Speakers must step down – Before Wednesday

Mayors, chief whips and speakers of five municipalities in the North West have until Wednesday next week to vacate their offices. This is according to the IPC Coordinator of the ANC in the North West, Hlomani Chauke. He was speaking this afternoon in Rustenburg at a media briefing. Chauke says the troikas of Mahikeng, Ditsobotla,…