Four people died and one person was seriously injured after a head-on collision on the N12 highway between Klerksdorp and Wolmaransstad.
North West Department of Education reported that four classrooms at Itumeleng Primary School in Letlhabile were gutted by fire.
Sixteen people were injured when two minibus taxis collided on the N12 about 30km from Potchefstroom in North West.
Health MEC Magome Masike said that the Koster Hospital in North West will receive a brand new emergency generator within a week.
The Hawks have R250 000 worth of platinum during a raid on a Rustenburg house owned by a police constable.
The case against three men accused of killing a North West policeman was transferred to the regional court and scheduled for October.
At just 23, Musawenkosi Saurombe is about to graduate with a PhD in industrial psychology.
The Botho Community Movement is not recalling Ofentse Kombe, its sole councillor in the Rustenburg City Council.
North West police have welcomed two separate life sentences handed to two men convicted of rape and murder.
The ANC has consolidated its power in Rustenburg by signing a coalition agreement with the Botho Community Movement.
A 30-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly strangling his younger brother to death, North West police said.
Newly re-elected Rustenbug mayor Mpho Khunou said abject poverty was the enemy of the people in his municipality.
The ANC has managed to hold on to Rustenburg, the only ANC-controlled municipality in North West which was at risk of falling to the opposition.
The newly-constituted Tshwane executive council has elected the DA's Solly Msimanga as executive mayor.
EFF supporters carried a giant mock cross declaring that Jesus has arrived, ahead of the first council sitting in Rustenburg.