Evolution and thought on lobola

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The principle of lobola (by whatever name it is called in different African languages)has been adhered to and practiced over the years and for generations across various cultures in Africa. However, like with other cultures, the situation today is that the emerging economic factors due largely to the influence of colonialism, have also over the… Continue reading Evolution and thought on lobola

Precautionary counsel on cohabitation

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Lately, more and more people are choosing cohabitation over marriage. Various reasons can account to this, such as financial constraints, to test for compatibility, fear of marriage in case it ends in divorce, while some simply do not believe in marriage. How many cohabitees have actually paused, to think of what will happen if the… Continue reading Precautionary counsel on cohabitation

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Restless atmosphere during commencement of NW SOPA 2018

Mahumapelo(standing), speaker of the provincial legislature together with members of the executive council . Pic sourced from iol.co.za

It was under a moist weather on 23 February at Marikana, Rustenburg where the crowd waited in anticipation for Premier Supra Mahumapelo to deliver the State of the Province Address (SOPA). The entourage sauntered down the red carpet under a soft drizzle whereby the national anthem was ceremonially sang before entering the house. Mahumapelo`s address… Continue reading Restless atmosphere during commencement of NW SOPA 2018

Career uncertainty woes haunting tertiary youth

Tsholofelo Semaushu at Modiri Molema residences where she is temporarily staying awaiting to be allocated residence for the year by the university.

Second year Bachelor of Nursing Science student at the North West University (NWU) Mafikeng, Tsholofelo Semaushu relates her tertiary experience. She too is tormented by the many challenges that plaque our South African youth. The 21 year old Semaushu who considers herself an average student, passed all her modules last year and says first year… Continue reading Career uncertainty woes haunting tertiary youth

MEC OR MOCHWARE message of condolences

The late Lucas Manyane Mangope

The Department of Culture, Arts and Traditional Affairs is deeply saddened and shocked by the passing of Kgosi, Dr Lucas Manyane Mangope who was the leader of the Bahurutshe-Boo Manyane tribe in Motshwedi – North West Province. We wake up with heavy hearts after receiving the sad news of the passing of Kgosi Manyane Mangope.… Continue reading MEC OR MOCHWARE message of condolences

Intervening in a fight as a bystander

Brigadier Sabata Mokgwabone (image sourced from google)

In order to help you stay safe this festive season, we talked to Brigadier Sabata Mokgwabone who is the head of Corporate Communication and Media Liaison in the SAPS, North West. We conversed about whether bystanders have the right to intervene when they see a fight. December is the busiest month of the year whereby… Continue reading Intervening in a fight as a bystander

Provincial crime statistics for 2016/2017 released

MEC Dr Mokgantshang Motlhabane, North West Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Baile Motswenyane and Department HOD Botlhale Mofokeng

The MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mokgantshang Motlhabane together with the North West Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Baile Motswenyane released the annual North West provincial crime statistics for the 2016/2017 financial year at Tirelo Building, Mahikeng recently. These statistics reflect on the period 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017. “With today’s… Continue reading Provincial crime statistics for 2016/2017 released