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Crime & Courts
17 Feb '16, 4:35pm
Uncle, 19, accused of raping niece, 11
Uncle, 19, accused of raping niece, 11

An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her teen uncle after he requested she accompany him to his place of residence.

Crime & Courts
17 Feb '16, 07:22am
ANCWL to block alleged rapist’s councillor bid
ANCWL to block alleged rapist’s councillor bid

North West ANCWL members will not allow an ANC member charged with kidnapping and rape from becoming a councillor.

Crime & Courts
16 Feb '16, 4:02pm
N West ecapee rearrested - at home!
N West ecapee rearrested - at home!

An awaiting-trial prisoner who made a dramatic escape from a police van was rearrested at his rented residence.

Crime & Courts
16 Feb '16, 1:52pm
Cop’s brother and friend killed with his firearm
Cop’s brother and friend killed with his firearm

A 37-year-old police official is facing charges after his brother allegedly stole his firearm and was killed by a friend ...

Politics
15 Feb '16, 1:33pm
Tlokwe can't carry Ventersdorp's debt - DA
Tlokwe can't carry Ventersdorp's debt - DA

The DA opposed a merger between two North West municipalities, posing it could be a financial burden on ratepayers.

Crime & Courts
12 Feb '16, 5:57pm
Judges throw book at rapists
Judges throw book at rapists

Two convicted rapists - one in North West and the other in KwaZulu-Natal - have been handed lengthy jail terms.

Crime & Courts
12 Feb '16, 3:21pm
Life sentence for raping girl, 5
Life sentence for raping girl, 5

A 32-year-old man was sentenced to life imprisonment for rape of a five-year-old girl, North west police said.

10 Feb '16, 7:58pm
Parents halt North West school merger
Parents halt North West school merger

Parents from Kejakile Middle School, where only 26 learners were enrolled last year, have succeeded in halting the school’s ...

Crime & Courts
10 Feb '16, 3:07pm
Somali man dies in Brits gun attack
Somali man dies in Brits gun attack

A Somali national was killed and three others wounded when gunmen shot at them in Brits, North West police said.

Politics
10 Feb '16, 2:07pm
Candidates for Tlokwe by-election named
Candidates for Tlokwe by-election named

Seven independent candidates and two political parties will contest the February 24 municipal ward by-election in Tlokwe ...

Crime & Courts
09 Feb '16, 7:58pm
Man confesses to strangling girlfriend
Man confesses to strangling girlfriend

A 42-year-old man has appeared in the Potchefstroom Magistrate’s Court after admitting to strangling his girlfriend.

Business News
09 Feb '16, 2:36pm
Madibeng muni to settle R22m Eskom debt
Madibeng muni to settle R22m Eskom debt

The Madibeng local municipality in North West says it will be able to settle its debt to Eskom amounting to over R22 million.

Politics
08 Feb '16, 2:24pm
Madibeng faces power cut over R22m debt
Madibeng faces power cut over R22m debt

Eskom issued a notice to interrupt bulk electricity supply to Madibeng, with the municipality reportedly owing over R22m in unpaid bills.

Crime & Courts
07 Feb '16, 08:24am
N West rapist gets 10 years in jail
N West rapist gets 10 years in jail

Police lauded the Wolmaransstad FCS for securing a lengthy jail sentence for convicted rapist Fatankie Daniel Motsielwa.

Crime & Courts
06 Feb '16, 10:54am
Man shoots wife, turns gun on himself
Man shoots wife, turns gun on himself

Ventersdorp police are investigating a case of murder and opened an inquest after a man shot his wife before turning the firearm on himself.