By Bonolo Mohlakoana MAHIKENG: Efforts by North West Provincial Government to resuscitate the economy post Covid-19 pandemic are ongoing as Premier Kaobitsa Bushy Maape accompanied by MEC for Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism Kenetswe Mosenogi, meet with stakeholders in the tourism sector. The primary objective of the meeting is to discuss strategies in which theContinue reading “MAAPE MEETS STAKEHOLDERS IN THE TOURISM SECTOR”



By Bonolo Mohlakoana Rustenburg – Agriculture is one the key drivers of the economy in North West. It contributes 2.9 % to the GDP in the provincial economy. The province is also the third largest producer of maize and this translates into seventeen (17%) percent of maize produced in South Africa.  While the province is leadingContinue reading “MAAPE ENGAGES AGRICULTURAL SECTOR STAKEHOLDERS in RUSTENBURG”

NW Premier Bush Maape visits Dick Montshioa grave site

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: North West Premier Bushy Maape together with members of the provincial executive and traditional leadership of the Barolong Boo Ratshidi Tribal Authority led by Kgosi Jeff Montshioa laid wreaths at the grave of the first secretary of the African National Congress Montshiwane Dick Montshioa. The premier was accompanied by delegation ofContinue reading “NW Premier Bush Maape visits Dick Montshioa grave site”

“Let me be me”  Kefilwe “Ndofaya” Modise

I didn’t have much, but I make sure I make something with what I get By Ramotswedi Rammuta Mahikeng: In our Women’s month edition we feature Kefilwe “Ndofaya” Modise well known as the Brand connector a social media influencer revered for her high than life personality that has earned her a reputation in Bokone Bophirima.Continue reading ““Let me be me”  Kefilwe “Ndofaya” Modise”

North West could benefit from solar farming as a developing sector

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: Solar power has shown that technological development and cultivation of clean energy has both environmental and economical benefits which may contribute to overall food security. The new normal of power cuts and load shedding by Eskom from an on demand power grid continues to reveal opportunities both in solar farming orContinue reading “North West could benefit from solar farming as a developing sector”

Over 30 artists taking part at Sekame Road Festival

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: The Sekame Road Mural Festival which began on April 26 was still continuing the main aim of the event is to introduce art in public spaces around the Capital City of the North West. The buzz of the festival is reaching fever pitch as artist are gradually completing their art work.Continue reading “Over 30 artists taking part at Sekame Road Festival”

Dieza releases his latest beat tape

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Rustenburg: Moruleng based music producer Thabiso “Deiza” Makgatho has recently release his latest project. The 6 track instrumental EP was released on May 16. The EP is titled “Deiza, Winta Pack”. “I have not been producing beats for the longest time and at the beginning of the year I thought to comebackContinue reading “Dieza releases his latest beat tape”

Life sentence for serial rapist

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Moretele: The Moretele Regional Court has handed a life sentence with an additional 30 years for multiple counts of rape to Benjamin Bapela. He was sentenced 10 year imprisonment on count two, 15 years on count three, four and five and life imprisonment in respect of all five rape charges. He wasContinue reading “Life sentence for serial rapist”

Rhino horns dealers arrested in Vryburg

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: Two suspects were arrested for dealing in Rhino Horns worth R2.4 million in Vryburg recently by the Hawks’ through a covert operation. The 72 and 31 year old males were arrested during a buy and bust operation where they allegedly attempted to sell Rhino horns. The suspects’ vehicle was searched andContinue reading “Rhino horns dealers arrested in Vryburg”

ANC NDC gives Supra and Bitsa a lifeline

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: The African National Congress (ANC) National Disciplinary Committee (NDC) has on June 25 taken the suspension of Supra Mahumapelo and Bitsa Lenkopane on review. This is to give the two a chance to come plead their case within 15 days. The two had been suspended for 5 years on April 27Continue reading “ANC NDC gives Supra and Bitsa a lifeline”