Mahikeng takes Comerades Marathon

Mahikeng: Dijana who hails from Lonely Park village in Mahikeng has been running from early age whilst a learner at Lapologang Secondary School.  He is currently employed as a security guard at the Mahikeng Campus of the North West University. He took leave a few months ago to intensify his preparations for the Comrades marathon. Continue reading “Mahikeng takes Comerades Marathon”

MAAPE MOURNS THE PASSING OF STRUGGLE VETERAN – RITA ALICE NDZANGA

Mahikeng – North West Premier, Kaobitsa Bushy Maape has on behalf of the North West Provincial Government expressed sadness at the passing of struggle veteran and trade unionist Rita Alice Ndzanga. Ms Ndzanga, passed away on Wednesday, 17 August 2022, at the age of 88. She was born on 17 October 1933 to Isaac and Alina More atContinue reading “MAAPE MOURNS THE PASSING OF STRUGGLE VETERAN – RITA ALICE NDZANGA”

NGAKA MODIRI MOLEMA PROVIDES LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES WITH NEW SERVICE VEHICLES R 5.2 MILLION TO ITS LOCALS

Tswaing: The Executive Mayor of Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality Cllr Kumolo Molefe has on the 20th of July 2022 handed over a Cherry Picker and two (2) Waste Compactor Trucks to Tswaing Local Municipality under the leadership of Mayor Norah Mahlangu as well as another Cherry Picker for Mahikeng Local Municipality. Tswaing Local MunicipalityContinue reading “NGAKA MODIRI MOLEMA PROVIDES LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES WITH NEW SERVICE VEHICLES R 5.2 MILLION TO ITS LOCALS”

A SCHOOL KITCHEN BURNT DOWN AT GAETSHO SECONDARY SCHOOL

Lichtenburg: The community of Boikhutso Township near Lichtenburg has woken up to a disappointing incident of a burnt kitchen, storeroom and tuck shop at Gaetsho Secondary School on Wednesday, 17 August 2022. It is alleged that on Tuesday night on the 16 August 2022, at around 20:00 the principal received a call from a communityContinue reading “A SCHOOL KITCHEN BURNT DOWN AT GAETSHO SECONDARY SCHOOL”

Department of Employment and Labour tells employers to act decisively on harassment or accept liability

Mahikeng: The Department of Employment and Labour told employers attending the Employment Equity roadshow that failure to take adequate steps to eliminate harassment will render the employer vicariously liable for the conduct of its employees who harass others. The Director: Employment Equity, Ntsoaki Mamashela, told the workshop today, August 17, 2022. She said: “Failure toContinue reading “Department of Employment and Labour tells employers to act decisively on harassment or accept liability”

CASE AGAINST JULY UNREST SUSPECTED INSTIGATOR TRANFERED TO KZN

Ventersdorp: The Ventersdorp Magistrates’ Court transferred the case against Matthews Stanley Ntjontjo (51), to the Regional Division of KwaZulu-Natal, set to appear on 17 August 2022, where further proceedings that includes bail application will be heard. He indicated that he would source the services of a private attorney, to represent him when the matter sitsContinue reading “CASE AGAINST JULY UNREST SUSPECTED INSTIGATOR TRANFERED TO KZN”

Lekalakala to miss fraud case court appearance due to illness

Mahikeng: The High Court of South Africa; North West Division postponed the fraud case against the former head of the Department of Health in the North West, Dr Andrew Lekalakala to 03 October 2022, owing to his ill health. His defence attorney provided the court with a medical certificate. Lekalakala is facing two charges ofContinue reading “Lekalakala to miss fraud case court appearance due to illness”

Traditional healer gets life for murder of girlfriend

The High Court of South Africa; North West Division, sitting at Mogwase Regional Court, sentenced Thapelo Ramoruki (29), to life imprisonment for the murder of Tsholofelo Tsheko, known to be his girlfriend. He was sentenced to a further six-year imprisonment, for pointing a firearm and the court declared him unfit to possess a firearm. TheContinue reading “Traditional healer gets life for murder of girlfriend”

Long hand of the law catches up with former senior traffic department official

Phokeng: The Bafokeng Magistrates’ Court postponed a case against Levy Ikaneng, a former senior official at the Provincial Traffic Department, to 20 April 2022 for further investigations. Ikaneng is charged with two counts of negligent driving and failure or refusal to give blood/breath sample, both charges being in contravention of the Road Traffic Act. Ikaneng,Continue reading “Long hand of the law catches up with former senior traffic department official”

NWU’s Prof Smit has new spiece named after him

Potchefstroom: According to Sir David Attenborough, who has at least 17 species named in his honour, having a species named after you is the “biggest of compliments that you could ask from any scientific community”.  Internationally acclaimed North-West University (NWU) researcher, Prof Nico Smit, was recently complimented in such a way. Researchers from the QueenslandContinue reading “NWU’s Prof Smit has new spiece named after him”