If the premier loves the people of the province, he should not stand for an ANC leadership position
Clean governance remains elusive in troubled North West municipality where managers continue to misbehave with impunity
The focus may have been on urban nurses during the Covid-19 pandemic, but those in rural areas suffer similar fates. However, very little is known about how they have been able to cope
David Mahlobo denies preventing the suspension of the broken Matlosana council’s manager
The Matlosana local municipality, has been wrapped up in this infighting
The protest however has particularly affected day patients who usually actually access health services at the hospital.
While union officials in the Klerksdorp area fight for control, its majority is being whittled away
Two grade 11 tourism studies learners from North West province have won a trip to an international tourism conference in Germany.
Masses of workers supported a national strike against rising living costs on Wednesday, paralysing transport services and immobilising businesses.
Jabulani Ndaba, member of award-winning local music group Malaika, was a ”talented star and an inspiration to young South Africans”.
Township areas outside Klerksdorp will be without power on Monday night following the weekend’s freak storm that damaged about 1Â 900 homes. They will also be without water, except for what authorities were scheduled to provide in tankers. And many houses will remain without roofs.
A father told on Monday how he ran eight kilometres to hospital with his two-year-old child in his arms, after his shack fell down during a freak storm near Klerksdorp. Daniel Maputle said his shack in Jouberton township collapsed during the storm on Sunday, and his son, Bithatelo Maputle, was struck on the head.
One injured gold miner, his skull fractured in Wednesday’s earthquake at Stilfontein, has been transferred to the intensive-care unit at West Vaal hospital in nearby Orkney. David Griffiths, chief medical officer at Duffscott, a mine facility at Stilfontein, told reporters on Thursday that the other 21 patients had only minor injuries.
The team that rescued three injured gold miners at Stilfontein on Thursday travelled about 6km underground before reaching the shaft where they surfaced. Team captain Darren Vorkel (35) said his team and the injured miners felt sheer jubilation when they saw one another.