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

North West housing project halted by angry residents

Residents claim housing allocation process excluded poor people in the community


30 September 2019

Completed in 2014, this police station has never been used

Villagers battle crime while new police station stands empty


20 September 2019

Lonmin case shows how hard it is to hold mines to account

North West High Court rejects bid to declare Minister of Mineral Resources in breach of statutory duties


26 April 2019

Border War veterans fall through the cracks of reconciliation

“32 Battalion raped our women. They killed our brothers and sisters. It’s painful living with the legacy of their oppression.”

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19 November 2018

32 Battalion veterans left in limbo in forgotten military town

Pomfret is in decline and its 3,000 Portuguese speaking residents face an uncertain future

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14 November 2018