Second chance   
for little survivor

17 November 2021

Northam – During a heavy downpour, a passer-by heard the faint cries of a baby in a veld just outside Northam on Monday 8 November.

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Nine accused of torching chief Pilane’s house

06 November 2021

Mogwase – A case in which nine people are charged with arson and malicious damage to property relating to an incident in which Chief Ramono Pilane Linchwe’s house was set alight, was moved to a higher court. 

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3 Megalitres of drinking water wasted

06 November 2021

Thabazimbi – A burst pipe caused a massive leak close to the old Kumba mine, just outside Thabazimbi, on Sunday 31 October.

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A dark 26 hours in Northam

06 November 2021

Northam – Northam residents’ weekend started off in the dark as their power went off at around 16:45 on Friday 29 October.

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Stop dumping illegally! 

06 November 2021

Northam – The Thabazimbi Local Municipality (TLM) started clearing illegal waste in Regorogile on Thursday 28 October. After the clearing of trash in Regorogile, Northam is next on the radar. 

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Rescued, loved and released

25 October 2021

Thabazimbi – Medivet Dierekliniek successfully released two rhinos of which one was orphaned by poachers.

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Electrocuted while tampering with live transformer

25 October 2021

Northam – Late Wednesday evening, 20 October, social media was abuzz when an 11kVa transformer on an Eskom pole exploded just outside town, resulting in a power outage in the area.

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Stabbed to death in Matikiring
Duo remanded in custody

22 October 2021

Thabazimbi – Two men accused of murdering Jabu Mokhumo in Matikiring (informal settlement) were remanded in custody when they appeared before the Thabazimbi Magistrates’ Court.

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Fix the economy!

18 October 2021

Thabazimbi – The Confederation of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) members and affiliates staged a protest in Thabazimbi on Friday 8 October. 

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PFTC serves QCTO and SASSETA with an urgent interdict application

18 October 2021

We find ourselves in a situation where our industry has once again been purposely omitted from stakeholder consultation, and decisions have been made on our behalf that affect our industry and our training centres – without any consultation.

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