Homeowners in North West still waiting for electricity five years on

Ditsobotla Local Municipality says it has applied to Eskom for the electrification of 49 homes


19 July 2021

Government buys farm in Ventersdorp for evicted farm workers

The families have been living in community halls after spending nights on the roadside with their belongings


13 May 2021

Still no water for North West residents

Water and Sanitation department says Mogogelo residents will only receive water by July


28 April 2021

Lottery millions used for board member’s luxury home

And the mysterious payments he received from a company linked to the suspended COO


3 March 2021

Community and mining company clash over vanadium-rich land

Residents of Mononono village in North West take on Ikwezi Vanadium


28 January 2021

Hijacked organisation gets millions in Lottery grants

Police demand proof before accepting criminal complaint


22 June 2020

Police must pay R96,000 in damages to gospel singer after warrantless search

“Evil act” perpetrated by police who have constitutional duty to protect society, says judge


11 May 2020

Taps ran dry over a decade ago in North West Village

Villagers have depended on buying water from private tankers and people with wells


28 February 2020

North West schools call off week-long shutdown

Department promises to start constructing new school


17 February 2020

Parents shut down five North West schools

Police fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters and the education circuit manager had to be escorted out of the area


10 February 2020

Brilliant matriculant can’t go to university - because she’s Zimbabwean

Triphin Mudzvengi got seven distinctions and wants to study civil engineering


28 January 2020

Commuters protest to stop bus company from closing

Judge extends liquidation of North West Transport Investments until June


24 January 2020

Immigrant child barred from school for lack of documents

School’s action directly contradicts instructions of ministers of Home Affairs and of Basic Education


3 December 2019

Bid to protect West Coast jewel from mining

Controversial Australian company applies for further prospecting rights


3 December 2019

North West housing protesters fear for their lives

Cyferskuil leader attacked in his home after protest stops construction


28 October 2019

The chief, the mines and the lost Bakgatla billions

Painstaking work of Baloyi Commission may come to nothing


25 October 2019