Hijacked organisation gets millions in Lottery grants

Police demand proof before accepting criminal complaint

By Raymond Joseph - 22 June 2020
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Police must pay R96,000 in damages to gospel singer after warrantless search

“Evil act” perpetrated by police who have constitutional duty to protect society, says judge

By Tania Broughton - 11 May 2020
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Taps ran dry over a decade ago in North West Village

Villagers have depended on buying water from private tankers and people with wells

By Mosima Rafapa - 28 February 2020
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North West schools call off week-long shutdown

Department promises to start constructing new school

By Mosima Rafapa - 17 February 2020
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Parents shut down five North West schools

Police fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters and the education circuit manager had to be escorted out of the area

By Mosima Rafapa - 10 February 2020
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Brilliant matriculant can’t go to university - because she’s Zimbabwean

Triphin Mudzvengi got seven distinctions and wants to study civil engineering

By Joseph Chirume - 28 January 2020
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Commuters protest to stop bus company from closing

Judge extends liquidation of North West Transport Investments until June

By Justin Brown - 24 January 2020
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Immigrant child barred from school for lack of documents

School’s action directly contradicts instructions of ministers of Home Affairs and of Basic Education

By Tariro Washinyira - 3 December 2019
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Bid to protect West Coast jewel from mining

Controversial Australian company applies for further prospecting rights

By John Yeld - 3 December 2019
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North West housing protesters fear for their lives

Cyferskuil leader attacked in his home after protest stops construction

By Sana Mabena - 28 October 2019
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The chief, the mines and the lost Bakgatla billions

Painstaking work of Baloyi Commission may come to nothing

By Wilmien Wicomb - 25 October 2019
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North West housing project halted by angry residents

Residents claim housing allocation process excluded poor people in the community

By Sana Mabena - 30 September 2019
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Completed in 2014, this police station has never been used

Villagers battle crime while new police station stands empty

By Sana Mabena - 20 September 2019
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Lonmin case shows how hard it is to hold mines to account

North West High Court rejects bid to declare Minister of Mineral Resources in breach of statutory duties

By Wilmien Wicomb - 26 April 2019
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Border War veterans fall through the cracks of reconciliation

“32 Battalion raped our women. They killed our brothers and sisters. It’s painful living with the legacy of their oppression.”

Text by Christopher Clark. Photos by Shaun Swingler. - 19 November 2018
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32 Battalion veterans left in limbo in forgotten military town

Pomfret is in decline and its 3,000 Portuguese speaking residents face an uncertain future

Text by Christopher Clark. Photos by Shaun Swingler. - 14 November 2018