Goodbye and Thanks for your support

Today – 01 April 2022 we are shutting down our blog – http://www.northwestnewsonline.com – after 11 years. This blog did wonders – we broke stories – helped people – cared – informed – educated and entertained North West Communities. We are saying goodbye today. Over 11 years – more than one (1) million people visited…

No Bail For Mareetsane Cop killers

The Itsoseng Regional Court denied bail to four men accused of killing two police officers in Mareetsane. Their matter was adjourned to 01 April 2022, for further investigations. The state will be applying for the Director of Public Prosecutions in the North West, for the case to be transferred to the high court, owing to…

From SOPA – Premier’s Promise – more opportunities for the youth

For the financial year 2022/23, the following youth programmes will beimplemented in the province:• One Hundred and twenty (120) young people will benefit from theinterventions focusing on skills development, in areas of roadmarking and pothole patching in partnership with DEDECT and theConstruction SETA.• DEDECT in partnership with Services SETA (SSETA) will recruit100 young people to…

From the SOPA – NW Premier Maape’s Promise

A total of 12 494 job opportunities, will be created across all infrastructuredelivery departments in the 2022/23 financial year through the ExpandedPublic Works Programme.Some of the public infrastructure projects to be implemented by the department of public works include the completion of new schools during the financial year 2022/23; these are Kgabalatsane Secondary Schools,Tlakgameng Secondary…

Mareetsane cop killers will remain behind bars

The Itsoseng Regional Court deferred the case against the four men and one minor accused of killing two police officers in Mareetsane to 18 February 2022 for bail judgement. In opposing bail, the state put the investigating officer in the stand to persuade the court with reasons as to why the accused should not be…

Suspects arrested in Potch for illicit cigarettes

Two suspects were arrested by police, after they were found in possession of illegal cigarettes in Auto Lane, Potchefstroom, on Tuesday, 1 February 2022 at about 15:00. The police received a tip-off about a suspicious Isuzu truck in central town and they responded swiftly. The truck was spotted and police searched it. They found numerous…

Mooinoi man sentenced to life imprisonment for raping his 78-year-old aunt

The Itsoseng Regional Court sentenced Nkagisang Botha(32) to life imprisonment for raping his 78-year-old aunt. Police report reveals that in the early hours of 23 October 2017 at Mooinoi, the victim was woken up by a noise to which she went to investigate. She was then confronted by Botha who strangled and subsequently raped her…

Help us find kidnapped Oratile

The Taung Police request community assistance in locating 18-year-old Oratile Mothibi. According to information received, Oratile went with her brother and cousin (aged 11 and 14 years respectively) to fetch food from a farm in Modutung Village, close to Taung in the morning of Sunday, 23 January 2021. Whilst walking back home in Magogong Village,…