Marikana Learners to write final exams in Swartruggens

About 115 Learners from troubled Marikana Secondary School might write their final matric exams in Swartruggens. The learners are currently at the intervention camp. North West MEC for Education Mmaphefo Matsemela recommended to the department that the Marikana Secondary school learners be given a chance to write their final examinations at Swartruggens Combined school. Marikana…

Former Municipal Manager out on R5000 bail following Hawks arrest

The Atamelang Magistrates Court released the former Acting Municipal Manager of Ratlou Local Municipality, Cassius Sejake (45), on R5000 bail. Sejake was arrested by the Directorate For Priority Crimes Investigations, also known as the Hawks, for allegedly flouting tender processes to the value of R7,8 million between 2018 and 2019 in his capacity as acting…

North West Executive Mayor arrested by the Hawks

The Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation continues to be a nightmare to those who are suspected of practicing corruption. This time they are in the North West. The Executive Mayor, Kgotso Moses Khumalo (52) and Director, Cyril Hendry (54) of the JB Marks Municipality, appeared before the Potchefstroom Magistrate’s Court facing charges of fraud and…

Rustenburg shops bust for selling expired goods

The Rustenburg Local Municipality, has noted with concern the number of expired food stuffs placed on shelves of numerous retail outlets in Rustenburg and surrounding areas. This follows an on-going operation focused on compliance which the Municipality has undertaken to ensure the safety of consumers. Officials of the Public Safety Directorate, descended upon Lekgalong, where…

Missing Taung boys found alive and healthy

Two children who went missing on Tuesday, 20 October 2020, in Matlapaneng village near Pudimoe outside Taung were found today – Wednesday – alive and healthy. According to reports, a mother to one of the missing boys, left them playing outside the house at about 12:45 to visit their neighbours who are also relatives.  She came…

Help us find Phillip

Phillip Mentzi  is a 29 year old male and went missing during June/July 2020.  The mentioned person is urgently sought by the SAPS Ventersdorp. Anybody with information can contact the investigating officer, Sgt VT Suping on the following number:  018 264-5903.

Four Moruleng Schools set on fire

Police in the North West are investigating several cases of arson after four schools were set on fire in Moruleng. Although the cause for the torching of school property is not yet established, it is noted that an office at Manamakgotha Secondary a structure used for assembly together with 200 chairs, five desks, staff room,…

About R52 000 and drugs seized in Schweizer-Reneke

Two people are expected to appear in the Schweizer-Reneke Magistrate Court on Friday following a swift drug bust by Vryburg K9 Unit. As part of an ongoing effort to safeguard communities from drugs, a crime intelligence driven operation by Vryburg K9 Unit on Wednesday, 14 October 2020, resulted in the arrest of a male and…

N4 – Groot Marico accident claims five lives

Five people died instantaneously when two vehicles collided head-on near Groot Marico on Sunday afternoon. The vehicles traveling on opposite directions, collided between 12:00 and 13:00. N4 is one of the busiest national routes linking Mozambique, South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Sello Lehari sent condolences…