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”

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”

Setlalentoa passes away due to Covid 19

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: The North West University has today announced the passing of the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Community Engagement and operations at the Mahikeng campus. “It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing away of Prof Marilyn Setlalentoa, the deputy vice-chancellor for community engagement and Mahikeng Campus operations. She passedContinue reading “Setlalentoa passes away due to Covid 19”

Freedom Camp and Hike 2021, a success

Tsetse: Youth development organisation, Street KID Media Foundation through Tsetse Ville Scouts has thanked all the sponsors and participants of the Freedom Camp and Hike 2021. The liberation route and commemorative programme took place from April 27 to May 1 at the Botsalano Game Reserve. The event began with a 35 KM hike to BotsalanoContinue reading “Freedom Camp and Hike 2021, a success”

Students continue with Shutdown NWU Mahikeng

Students continue with Shutdown NWU Mahikeng By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: The North West University in Mahikeng has remained closed since the start of the student protest on Monday, March 15. The university had met with the SRC on the same day to try and broker a deal to allow university functions to continue. Students whoContinue reading “Students continue with Shutdown NWU Mahikeng”

Motswako as a form of expression promotes linguistics and storytelling

By Ramotswedi Rammutla, 11 September 2020. Mahikeng: In this heritage month edition, we talk to one Maftownian who needs no introduction, Tumelo Kepadisa better known as Tuks Senganga. To better understand an individual you need to revisit their roots; a descendant of the great Barolong tribe of Mahikeng with his forefather Mathakgong Kepadisa; who ThekisoContinue reading “Motswako as a form of expression promotes linguistics and storytelling”

Political parties call for Makolomakwa’s head

Ramotswedi Rammutla, 11 September 2020 Mahikeng: Following allegations of misappropriation of COVID 19 relief funding the Executive Mayor, Justice Makolomakwa of the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality faces a motion of no confidence from the Economic Freedom Fighter as well as rumors of a call to step down by factions within his party the AfricanContinue reading “Political parties call for Makolomakwa’s head”

Religious leaders call for ethical leadership

By Ramotswedi Rammutla, 09 September 2020. Mahikeng:  Religious leaders have called for renewed patriotism in public institutions, this to root out corruption. Which it said was eroding confidence in their ability to mitigate the effect of the global pandemic. This was in reference to allegations of the current COVID 19 expenditure in the North WestContinue reading “Religious leaders call for ethical leadership”