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    Steady growth potential
    Steady growth potential
    North West MEC for Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism Motlalepula Rosho says that despite the broad focus of her portfolio, she believes the province is starting to fulfill expectations, especially with regard to economic development....
    Addressing the water skills shortage
    Addressing the water skills shortage
    According to Rand Water chief executive Percy Sechemane, the goal of the Rand Water Academy is to develop a pool of skilled and capable workers...
    Providing much-needed experience
    Providing much-needed experience
    In 2009, the department of water and environmental affairs urged municipalities to ensure that they were equipped with the skills and resources to...
    Successful housing development
    Successful housing development
    The North West province has made great strides in addressing the backlog of adequate housing in a region marked by predominantly rural settlements....
    Healthcare improvement central to success
    Healthcare improvement central to success
    Progress has been made across all sectors of health care, resulting in a more functional system better able to respond to this critical area of...
    Focusing on SA’s water sector skills challenges
    Focusing on SA’s water sector skills challenges
    According to the department of water affairs, approximately 70% of the gross domestic product of South Africa is supported by water from the...
    Towards effective water management
    Towards effective water management
    One only needs to look at where South Africa sources its water from to realise that there are significant challenges in supplying the citizens of...
    Skills development for traditional leaders
    Skills development for traditional leaders
    The role and responsibilities of traditional leaders are such that a radically different approach is needed to ensure they have the capacity to...
    Modise: Strides have been made
    Modise: Strides have been made
    With North West premier Thandi Modise expected to stand down following the May elections, she used her State of the Province address to present a...
    Challenges continue for NW
    Challenges continue for NW
    North West premier Thandi Modise was hard-pressed to put a positive spin on her State of the Province address on February 21, especially given the...
    Administering failing municipalities
    Administering failing municipalities
    North West Premier Thandi Modise’s government has had to take decisive action to stem the failure of a number of municipalities unable to...
    Fresh opportunities for the Waterberg
    Fresh opportunities for the Waterberg
    Despite the fact that it sits on vast mineral reserves, the Waterberg region is challenged by high poverty and unemployment.