North West

JB Marks municipality in the North West placed under administration

Sarah Evans

The municipality, that includes Potchefstroom and Ventersdorp, had been placed under administration as per a provincial executive committee decision

ANC takes steps to compensate for lack of women premier candidates

Natasha Marrian

Only two out of seven provinces get women premiers and party prescribes that all speakers should be women

North West opts to keep ANC in power

Khadija Patel

The party has won over 60% of the vote, down from 67.39% in 2014.

Empty promises, deferred dreams     affect voting

Bongekile Macupe

No water, no jobs, no education and little hope — residents of Kraaipan in the North West haven’t reaped the rewards of voting

Illiteracy is part of a ticking time bomb

Zukiswa Wanner

Unemployment, corruption, unfair distribution of wealth and the frustration at the cost of living are all powder kegs waiting to explode.