POLICE ARREST ALLEGED RHINO POACHER

Image: Internet During a Crime Intelligence Operation in the evening of Tuesday, 14 January, members of Provincial Organised Crime intercepted four suspects, who were allegedly in the process of poaching rhinos at a Game Lodge in Boitekong, near Rustenburg. Upon... read more

NW HEALTH DENOUNCES FAKE TENDER ADVERT

Image: Internet / The North West Health Department has distanced itself from a fake fumigation tender advert circulating on social media.  The North West Health Department has distanced itself from a fake fumigation tender advert circulating on social media. The... read more

SASSA DISMISSES CLAIMS OF FREE SCHOOL UNIFORM

Image: Internet / Kempton Express SASSA has dismissed claims that it is giving out free school uniform. This comes after messages circulated on Twitter and WhatsApp, claiming that the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is giving away school uniform. The... read more

MATRICS: JOB-HUNTING TIPS

Image: Internet  To go job-hunting for the first time can be challenging – and it is a challenge that thousands of matrics and students who completed their studies face. The new year is here and the matric results were released. Many people, not just matrics and young... read more

THE END OF WINDOWS 7

Image: Internet / As from Tuesday, this operating system won’t be supported by Microsoft anymore, which will make it more vulnerable for viruses and other malware. Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system is at its end. As from Tuesday, this operating system won’t be... read more

SPEKBOOM CHALLENGE HITS SA

Image: Internet / The #spekboomchallenge is hitting South Africa by storm. People all over South-Africa is busy planting trees to combat climate change. This all forms part of the #spekboomchallenge and you can also become part of the challenge. The #spekboomchallenge... read more

HERE ARE THE TOP SCHOOLS IN THE NORTH WEST

Image: Internet  Matrics from the farm schools and schools for children with special needs in the North West once again showed that they won’t stand back for their peers in larger and mainstream schools. Mmaphefo Matsemela, MEC for education in the North West, said on... read more

TIPS TO BEAT THE “BACK TO SCHOOL BLUES”

Image: Internet / For many students going back to school can be a real challenge.  Soon it will be time for kids to say goodbye to a fun-filled summer holiday and pack that back-to-school bags as they get ready for the new school year. The holidays are over, and while... read more

2019 MATRIC CLASS SCORES 81.3% PASS

Image: SAnews / Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga saluted the 2019 class for recording the achievement. The 2019 Grade 12 class has scored an impressive 81.3% National Senior Certificate pass, the country’s highest achievement ever. Releasing the results on... read more

COUNTDOWN TO THE RELEASE OF THE MATRIC RESULTS

Image: Internet / Tomorrow newspapers will sell out as parents and family members of matriculants buy newspapers in order to search for their loved one’s results. The Class of 2019 matriculants are expected to be glued to their television screens tonight as Basic... read more

WATER SAFETY TIPS TO KEEP IN MIND

Image: Internet / It is important to always supervise kids when they go swimming Some of South Africans favourite summer holiday activities involve water – be it swimming in the pool, going to the dam or going fishing.  With the blistering heat that we sometimes... read more

ALLEGED LIVESTOCK THIEF APPEARS IN COURT

In an effort to combat property-related crime, 26-year-old Vuyisile Mayegiso appeared in the Klerksdorp Magistrates’ Court yesterday,6 January, for possession of suspected stolen goods.  The accused was arrested on Saturday, 4 January, after being found in possession... read more

MARRIAGE AND WILLS

How will your Marital Status affect your Will? The drafting of a will can be a complicated thing and even worse; be complicated by the absence or presence of marriage and the marital regime. Marital status has a big effect on your will or drafting of your will. It may... read more

PRESIDENT VOWS TO KEEP LIGHTS ON THIS CHRISTMAS

Image: SANews / The Presidents says that Eskom has given assurance that the lights will stay on for Christmas. President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured South Africans that power utility Eskom will keep the lights on this Christmas. “Eskom has given an assurance that from... read more

SOON WHATSAPP WON’T WORK ON OLDER PHONES

Image: Internet / Most smartphones used today have the latest versions to use WhatsApp If you have a relatively old smartphone, you might soon lose access to WhatsApp. This chat service, which belongs to Facebook, recently indicated that it won’t support smartphones... read more

THIS IS HOW SOUTH AFRICANS LIE TO INSURERS

Photo: Internet / Fraud and dishonest funeral claims is one of the many problems South Africa faces The insurer Old Mutual recently had to scurry around to pay out a funeral policy after a family submitted the body of the deceased as “proof of death”. The family... read more

FOUR SUSPECTED PEDDLERS DUE TO APPEAR IN COURT

Image: Archives / Drug syringe with cooked heroin on a spoon  In an effort to deal with drug peddling, four suspects between the ages of 27 and 44 are expected to appear in the Potchefstroom Magistrates’ Court today, 9 December, for possession and dealing in drugs.... read more

ESKOM TO IMPLEMENT LOAD SHEDDING

Due to a shortage of capacity, Eskom will this afternoon implement Stage 2 load shedding. “Eskom regrets that Stage 2 load shedding will be implemented from 4 pm to 11 pm today due to a shortage of capacity,” it said in a tweet on Thursday. Earlier in the day, the... read more

TIPS FOR DRIVING SAFE IN WET WEATHER

The South African Weather Service has issued out a warning of heavy rains and flooding in some places between Wednesday and Thursday. This following a heatwave that took over for Gauteng, North West. Limpopo, Free State and Mpumalanga reaching its end on Tuesday, 3... read more

BUSY WEEK FOR YOUNG SC ARSENAL FC

Management and Head Coach of SC Arsenal and the staff of Volkswagen Klerksdorp have a torrid count down week as the VW Junior Masters Tournament has been loading. Everyone is looking forward to the start of the 2019 edition of the tournament which will be held from 5... read more

PETROL PRICE SET TO RISE

Image: Internet Motorists will have to dig even deeper into their pockets at the pumps, as the petrol price is set to go up by 22 cents a litre. The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy announced a 22 cents increase in both grades of petrol, namely 93 (ULP and... read more

NSC EXAM RESULTS DATE RELEASED

Image: The Citizen – Jacques Naude / African News Agency (ANA) According to The Citizen, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has announced the results for the 2019 National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams will be made public on January 7. More than 700 000... read more

100 RHINO HORNS SEIZED

Image: Internet In an endeavour to turn the tide against illicit mining, an intelligence-driven operation conducted on Tuesday, 26 November 2019, by Organised Crime and the Illicit Mining Team led to the arrest of three suspects, estimated to be in their forties, for... read more

BENEFICIARIES URGED TO USE GRANT MONEY WISELY

Image: Brakpan Herald The South African Security Agency (Sassa) urges all beneficiaries to use their social grant money wisely during the festive season. Beneficiaries must note that the social grant payment is not meant for luxury life or to pay their debt, but must... read more