North West premier splurges R1,3m on new car

While the South African cabinet has prohibited extravagant expenditure, such as luxury vehicles, for government officials, the premier of North West, Thandi Modise, province has just bought a car worth R1,3 million (about $125 000).

The vehicle concerned is a … Read the rest

Premier Modise calls for clamp down on illegal initiation schools after death of two

North West Premier Thandi Modise has called on provincial authorities to clamp down on initiation schools that operate outside the law. This follows the death of two teens at an initiation in Makwaneng near Amalia since Friday.

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Cuba to be paid R6 billion to manage South African ground water

The government has completed a groundwater strategy aimed at addressing water shortages across the country, Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said on Thursday.

“[O]ur next step is to implement support mechanisms to help municipalities with technical expertise required to manage … Read the rest

ANC delegates end conference in a fist fight

North West ANC delegates had a physical fight on the last day of the party’s national policy conference, spokesman Jackson Mthembu says.

A North West African National Congress member was addressing the plenary session on Friday when another delegate tried … Read the rest