Two set alight during robbery

burnwoundsTwo Chinese women are in critical condition in hospital after robbers poured petrol over them and set them alight in Mahikeng on Sunday.

A Chinese grocer stood helplessly and cried as he watched robbers douse his sister and sister-in-law with … Read the rest

Black man longs for his homeland

Mafikeng’s incorporation into the then homeland [bantustan] of Bophuthatswana in 1980, made it a great place, says a black town member. Mpho Moshe Matheolane bemoans how the ANC allowed the well-functioning town of Mafikeng to deteriorate into the sad state … Read the rest