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20
JUN

The San community of Schmidtsdrift in the Northern Cape continues to live in the wilderness

The San community of Schmidtsdrift in the Northern Cape continues to live in the wilderness. The group did not move with the rest of the community to Platfontein when it was established in 2003. Ever since they've been staying in abject poverty, without basic amenities. Some stay in a derelict hall, others live in tents. With no access to television or radio, they will not be following the State of the Nation Address tonight. 31-year-old Andre Poemuru - a father of one, calls on President Ramaphosa for help...
07
JUN

Sewende Laan residents at Delportshoop are accusing the Dikgatlong municipality of failing them

Sewende Laan residents at Delportshoop in the Northern Cape are accusing the Dikgatlong municipality of failing them. The residents say they have been living in shacks without basic services such as water and sanitation for a long time. Residents say houses that are currently being built in the area are not allocated fairly - as those whose housing subsidies have been approved are being overlooked. Community leader, Meshack Moitsemang...
07
JUN

Two rugby teams in the Northern Cape to compete for top positions

Two rugby teams in the Northern Cape are expected to compete for top positions in the Kimberley Rugby Regional League tomorrow. The Kimberley Rugby Club will be facing the South African Defence Force in what both teams has described as a crucial game. Both coaches say a win will propel them to a higher spot in the league...
05
JUN

Northern Cape Premier fast tracking services at the ailing health department

The Northern Cape Health department has unveiled a fleet of 27 new ambulances that will be distributed to different municipalities in the province. The ambulances will speed up response time. This follows Premier Zamani Saul's recent announcement that he'll be taking the ailing department under his wing. Nobelungu Nowapane reports…..
05
JUN

UNESCO and Public Media Alliance helping to empower journalists in the SADC region develop guidelines for Social Media

UNESCO and the Public Media Alliance are helping to empower journalists in the SADC region to develop guidelines for Social Media usage in a professional environment. This is to get media professionals and communicators to use social media responsibly and ethically. Our reporters Siphephile Kunene and Reginald Witbooi are in Namibia attending this workshop and filed this report…
04
JUN

The ANC in the Northern Cape has received criticism from the Mayor of Phokwane Municipality

The ANC in the Northern Cape has received criticism from the Mayor of Phokwane Municipality - as being agenda driven - after the party's appeals committee upheld her dismissal.
The Mayor and the Speaker of the council were fired by the ANC for contravening the party's constitution, undermining the decision of the caucus and collaborating with the opposition in council.
The charges were levelled against her after she agreed to suspend the Municipal Manager despite the disapproval of her party.
Neria Hlakotsa filed this report
04
JUN

Hundreds of learners at Roodepan Primary School in Kimberley introduced to martial arts

Hundreds of learners at Roodepan Primary School in Kimberley in the Northern Cape have been introduced to martial arts by the South African Taekwondo Federation (SATF). The introduction to martial arts is to instil discipline to help learners tackle challenges and dealing with bullying. Two schools in the province schools have been experiencing incidents of bullying including drug abuse and gangsterism. Nobelungu Nowapane reports….
02
JUN

The Northern Cape is one of the provinces that has had several incidents of child murders in South Africa

The Northern Cape is one of the provinces that has had several incidents of child murders in South Africa. Starting late last year to earlier this year, there has been more cases of child murders, with culprits being their mothers' partners. Last year, One family lost a three year old toddler, after the mother's boyfriend torched a shack they were sleeping in. Recently a two year old was found dead in the Vaal river, with the accused being a partner of the victim's mother. As the country observes the beginning of child protection week, we revisited one family that has been affected by violent crimes against children. Nobelungu Nowapane reports...
01
JUN

A company in Upington in the Northern Cape is the latest to receive a licence to cultivate medical cannabis

A company in Upington in the Northern Cape is the latest to receive a licence to cultivate medical cannabis.
Leaf Botanicals which received a licence from the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) is expected to export its own grown cannabis to Canada.
As one of three companies to receive a licence to grow, harvest and export medical cannabis, Chief Executive Officer of Leaf Botanicals Gog van der Colff says security and quality of the product is their priority.
16
MAY

A Hartswater family still have to wait longer before receiving formal housing

A family living in an informal settlement at Hartswater in the Northern Cape will have to wait longer before receiving formal housing. Transport MEC Lebogang Motlhaping extended their one room shack a few weeks before the national elections. An official ceremony was held and a ribbon for the newly extended shack was cut. The ribbon cutting for a shack angered community members on social media, with people accusing the department of using the gesture as an electioneering ploy. Spokesperson for the department, Keitumetse Moticoe denies that the act was used as a campaigning tactic. Moticoe says the MEC had a busy schedule at the time and this was a humanitarian gesture…

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