Annabelle’s brave hair cut

It is unquestionable that it takes a strong person and a humanitarian to put others needs before your own just as Annabelle a 5year old grade RR pupil at Lahoff Primary School did. The brave young girl acted on impulse when she decided to cut her golden red locks for... read more

EIGHT SUSPECTS ARRESTED

An intelligence-driven operation conducted by the Hawks’ North West Serious Organised Crime Unit assisted by Crime intelligence, Klerksdorp TRT, Potchefstroom flying squad and the Department of Nature Conservation has led to the arrest of eight suspects aged between... read more

Platinum Fashion Festival Stuns

The City of Matlosana was lit with glitz, glamour, style and absolute splendour as the Platinum Fashion Festival housed and showcased talent and accumulated skill acquired at the North West School of Design.The North West School of Design was established in 1998 in... read more

Crime Awareness Campaign

Community Policing Forum in collaboration with Social Crime Prevention, Corporate Communications, Dept. of Community Safety, Dept. of Social Development, Dr KK district municipality, CSS security and Matlosana Child Care and Youth Centre are embarking on crime... read more

Breaking News: Police Officers shot at local mine

Two Police Officers have been shot. The one police officer was shot in the chest and the other officer in the leg. They were busy with a special operation at Shiva’s mine on the Hartbeesfontein Road, when they were allegedly shot by zama zamas. The officers were... read more

Institution to fast track water use licences

Water and Sanitation Minister Gugile Nkwinti is to establish an institution to accelerate the issuing of water use licences.“The delay of the issuing of the licences to businesses, especially emerging farmers, can no longer be tolerated. The government should not be... read more

Ministerial Advisory Council to be Appointed

Nkwinti also announced his intention to appoint a Ministerial Advisory Council before the end of December 2018, which will advise the Minister on matters related to the work of the Ministry and Department of Water and Sanitation. The proposed council is to be drawn... read more

Land Expropriation in SA

The Parliament’s Joint Constitutional Review Committee says it has received recommendations and observations from Members of Parliament on whether section 25 of the Constitution should be amended to make it possible for the State to expropriate land without... read more

Public hearings into rural safety strategy

The Portfolio Committee on Police will on Wednesday hold public hearings on the current rural safety strategy of the South African Police Service (SAPS). The strategy tries to address the ongoing violent crimes perpetrated against rural communities, including... read more

MPs weigh in on land reform

The Parliament’s Joint Constitutional Review Committee says it has received recommendations and observations from Members of Parliament on whether section 25 of the Constitution should be amended to make it possible for the State to expropriate land without... read more

Summit to chart EPWP future

The sixth Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) Summit, which will give delegates an opportunity to express their experiences, ideas, challenges and successes, gets underway this week. Hosted bi-annually, the summit’s main focus is to reflect on how best to... read more

Supplementary exams move to June

From 2019, supplementary exams will no longer take place in March but rather in June, says the Basic Education Department (DBE).One of the major reasons for the change is thorough monitoring of the system. “We have noted that on average around 40 000 learners who... read more

BEWARE OF SOCIAL GRANT SCAM

Mahlangu urged beneficiaries to ignore tempting SMSs and WhatsApp messages claiming that SASSA and some retailers are offering vouchers for unemployed people. “This is fake news generated by criminals who want to defraud unsuspecting beneficiaries this festive... read more

SA improves ease of doing of business

Brand South Africa has welcomed South Africa’s performance in the 2018 World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index (EDB), which sees the country placing 82nd out of 190 economies. The World Bank notes two areas of improvement in the EDB 2018. These include South Africa... read more

Cele salutes SAPS for curbing heists

Police Minister Bheki Cele has commended the South Africa Police Service (SAPS) for stabilising the wave of cash-in-transit heists that swept the country earlier this year. Between June and 4 November, the National Stabilisation Intervention saw the arrest of 237... read more

Open the gates and register your farms

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), assisted by Statistics South Africa, has established a project aimed at collecting stats on commercial and non-commercial farmers. The Producer/Farmer Register (PFR) was unveiled in Cape Town on Tuesday by... read more

IEC PREPARES FOR THE 2019 ELECTIONS

The IEC chairperson announced in a briefing that the current five-year term of Nationa Assembly and nine provincial legislature will end on the 6th May 2019. All South African citizens are requested to change their details and to furnish their address details as the... read more
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