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MEC launches R100m housing project in Harties
22/4/2014 11:53
MEC launches R100m housing project in HartiesOlivia Leopeng, 84, is probably the oldest beneficiary of the Sunway presidential housing project in Hartbeespoort in the Madibeng local municipality.
Taxi men shot, killed
22/4/2014 11:40
Taxi men shot, killedThe killing, of two taxi operators near the Bleskop Hostel outside Rustenburg on Wednesday last week has been condemned by Premier Thandi Modise.
ANC office burnt in Marikana
25/4/2014 7:12
A shack used as an ANC branch office was set alight at Nkaneng informal settlement in Wonderkop near Marikana on Thursday, North West police said.
Other North West News
Strike violence: Amcu member arrestedStrike violence: Amcu member arrested
22/4/2014 11:11
A member of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has been arrested in connection with strike-related violence in Rustenburg, North West police said on Tuesday.
Merger shortcomingsMerger shortcomings
17/4/2014 12:28
An evaluation of the merger process at the North West University (NWU) has exposed major shortcomings 10 years since the former University of North West, Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education and the Sebokeng campus of then Vista University came together in 2004.
Station to light up townshipStation to light up township
17/4/2014 10:23
The R60m electricity distribution substation to support electrification to 3000 new housing units in Tlhabologang township near Coligny will be completed by the end of next month, Premier Thandi Modise announced this week.
NWU ‘needs to be more Africa-orientated’NWU ‘needs to be more Africa-orientated’
17/4/2014 6:49
University of the North West vice-chancellor Prof Dan Kgwadi has embraced the hard-hitting findings of an internationally-led evaluation report into, among others, the transformation process at the institution in the last 10 years.
Foreign-owned shop robbed and torchedForeign-owned shop robbed and torched
16/4/2014 17:00
A foreign-owned shop in Lethabong in Rustenburg was robbed and set alight on Wednesday, North West police said.
MEC launches innovative buy-back centreMEC launches innovative buy-back centre
14/4/2014 9:51
In a bid to preserve the environment and create job opportunities for young people, economic development, environment and conservation MEC Motlalepule Rosho launched the Mfidikwe Buy Back Centre at Bleskop in the Bojanala district.
Recruits to ‘save’ livesRecruits to ‘save’ lives
10/4/2014 10:31
A total of 74 young people from different communities in the Ngaka Modiri Molema district received certificates after finishing a disaster management learnership programme and are now expected to play a leading role in saving lives.
Tense in BoitumelongTense in Boitumelong
10/4/2014 10:00
The situation in Boitumelong was tense as protest action intensified in the area, the office of the North West premier said on Thursday.
Teenager shot dead in North West protestTeenager shot dead in North West protest
10/4/2014 7:09
A teenage boy was shot dead in a protest in Christiana near Bloemhof, the North West government said on Thursday.
ANC pushes for 80 % in North WestANC pushes for 80 % in North West
9/4/2014 6:26
ANC provincial chairperson in the North West Supra Mahumapelo has expressed confidence that the party would snatch the elections by 80% in the province.
Stop destroying properties: Acting PremierStop destroying properties: Acting Premier
8/4/2014 6:00
North West acting premier Paul Sebegoe on Monday urged residents of Boitumelong township in Bloemhof to stop destroying properties during protests.
Platinum town gripped in fear and hungerPlatinum town gripped in fear and hunger
6/4/2014 11:41
People staying near platinum mines in Rustenburg in the North West are hungry and living in fear.
Swartruggens protest over toll feesSwartruggens protest over toll fees
5/4/2014 8:03
A protest about toll fees in Swartruggens in the North West, attended by about 2500 people on Friday, was successful, the Congress of SA Trade Unions said.
North West health department probes milk formula scandalNorth West health department probes milk formula scandal
4/4/2014 10:10
The North West health department is investigating why a quarter of 20,000 cases of baby milk formula had to be destroyed.
Rustenburg driver's case postponedRustenburg driver's case postponed
3/4/2014 16:18
The case of a driver accused of killing three children when a train crashed into his car at a railway crossing was postponed in the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday, North West police said.