North West Health officials embark on mass screening campaign in Rustenburg

7 April 2020, 12:38 PM
Health officials in the North West Province have embarked on a mass screening campaign in Rustenburg in Bojanala district where five COVID-19 cases were reported.
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Suspects connected to R30 million cash-in-transit heist arrested 24 April 2018, 9:53 AM

The foreign currency worth about R30 million belonging to Brinks Finance Solutions was taken, while it was in transit from Spartan near O.R Tambo airport to Selby.

Michael Komape
Family disappointed by court judgement in pit toilet case 24 April 2018, 9:07 AM

Section 27's Education Attorney Sheniece Linderboom says the family of the late Michael Komape are very disappointed with Monday's court judgement.

Police launch manhunt for cash in transit robbery suspects 24 April 2018, 6:19 AM

Gauteng police have launched a manhunt following a cash in-transit robbery on Monday afternoon.

Police monitor Taung and Vryburg following protests 24 April 2018, 5:42 AM

Police in North West have continued to monitor Taung and Vryburg overnight following violent protests that erupted there on Sunday night.

Bushbuckridge residents demanding road shut down schools 23 April 2018, 9:15 PM

Ten schools in Marite, Bushbuckridge were shut as residents protested against the Bushbuckridge municipality.

Home Affairs wages war on queues 23 April 2018, 9:03 PM

A countrywide "war on queues" at Home Affairs offices has been declared and it seems the battle on the ground began in earnest.

PE man gets bail for throwing toddler off roof 23 April 2018, 8:03 PM

A PE man that flung his toddler from the roof of his informal dwelling has been released from custody.

Keiskammahoek residents demand improved roads 23 April 2018, 7:43 PM

Protesting residents of Keiskammahoek in the Eastern Cape clashed with police Monday morning.

Peter Paul Ngwenya
Friends in court for using the K-word 23 April 2018, 7:34 PM

The Randburg Magistrate's Court has heard how Investec Chairperson Fani Titi feared for his life after his long-time friend Peter Paul Ngwenya referred to him using the K-word.

Farmer who ran over man using k-word hands himself to police 23 April 2018, 7:25 PM

A Northern Cape farmer who allegedly drove over Shimmy Mosienyame with his bakkie on his farm on Friday, has handed himself to police.

Schooling suspended near Mahikeng 23 April 2018, 7:21 PM

Schooling and most activities have been suspended for a third day in Itsoseng near Mahikeng in the North West.

Michael Komape.
Court dismisses compensation claims over Komape’s death 23 April 2018, 4:51 PM

The Polokwane High Court has dismissed a R3 million constitutional and grief claim by the family of deceased pupil Michael Komape.

Kaizer Chiefs fans on the field.
Police to probe Moses Mabhida’s pitch invasion 23 April 2018, 4:43 PM

A team of investigators have been appointed to investigate violence that occurred at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday.

Obama to deliver Nelson Mandela Centenary Lecture 23 April 2018, 12:53 PM

Former US president Barack Obama will deliver the Nelson Mandela Centenary Lecture on July 18 at the Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg.

Micheal Komape’s case dismissed 23 April 2018, 12:25 PM

The High Court in Polokwane has dismissed a three-million-rand claim by the family of deceased learner Michael Komape.

PE father charged with child abuse release on warning 23 April 2018, 12:24 PM

The 38 year-old Port Elizabeth father who faces a charge of child abuse has been released on a warning and his case postponed to the 29th of May.

WATCH: 2018 Mandela Day launch 23 April 2018, 11:14 AM

The Nelson Mandela Foundation launch of 2018 Mandela Day takes place on Monday.

Motsoaledi visits Mahikeng Provincial Hospital 23 April 2018, 10:55 AM

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has arrived at the Mahikeng Provincial hospital in North West, where he has come to assess the state of public health in the province.

Outrage over Zuma’s cattle gift from the N West 23 April 2018, 8:54 AM

Civic organisation South African National Civic Organisation in North West has blamed  the province's MEC for Agriculture for the reported delivery of a herd of cattle, meant for emerging farmers, to former president Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead. 

Judgment expected in Michael Komape court case 23 April 2018, 7:51 AM

The Polokwane High Court in Limpopo will on Monday hand down judgment in the compensation court case around six-year-old learner Michael Komape, who drowned after falling into a school pit latrine. 

Political parties in Parly agree on removal of ICASA chair 23 April 2018, 7:10 AM

Political parties in Parliament's Communications Portfolio Committee are unanimous in their support for the removal of ICASA Chairperson Rubben Mohlaloga.

Man who tossed toddler from roof to appear in court 23 April 2018, 6:38 AM

 A 38-year-old man that flung his toddler from the roof of his shack in the Joe Slovo settlement in Port Elizabeth is expected to appear in the New Brighton Magistrate's Court on Monday.

23 people involved in Mahikeng violence expected in court 23 April 2018, 6:20 AM

The 23 suspects arrested for malicious damage to property and public violence during the protests in Mahikeng, are expected to appear in the local magistrate's court today (Monday).

Uneasy calm in North West after violent protests 22 April 2018, 9:46 PM

There has been an uneasy calm in the North West province this weekend following three days of violent protests that started on Wednesday in the capital, Mahikeng.

drop of water
W Cape govt investigating allegations of stolen water 22 April 2018, 5:52 PM

The Western Cape Local Government Department is investigating allegations that water from the Boland meant for drought-stricken West Coast municipalities, is being stolen.

Police launch manhunt for alleged Hartswater racist farmer 22 April 2018, 3:07 PM

The community and family of a 35-year-old Hartswater man who has been hospitalised after a local farmer allegedly drove over him says they are disappointed that the farmer has not yet been arrested.

Panyaza Lesufi
Cosmo City, surrounding areas to receive 20 mobile classrooms 22 April 2018, 2:15 PM

The community of Cosmo City and surrounding areas will soon receive 20 new mobile classrooms to alleviate overcrowding.

Home Affairs declares war on long queues 22 April 2018, 1:18 PM

Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba, says the department is finalizing action plans to deal with problem areas they've identified at Home Affairs offices.

People stealing water in W Cape face fine up to R10 mil 22 April 2018, 12:42 PM

Western Cape Environmental Affairs MEC Anton Bredell says his department will investigate claims that some people are stealing water released from the Bergriver Dam in the Boland on Wednesday.

Two due in court over Moses Mabhida Stadium chaos 22 April 2018, 12:16 PM

Two suspects will appear at the Durban Magistrate's Court on Monday for public violence and destruction of property.