Health Dept call on DA's Gwarube to retract false claim about NW field hospital
In a tweet on Thursday, DA MP Siviwe Gwarube implied that Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize had falsely reported in June that the Maseve field hospital outside Rustenburg was nearing completion.
Mokgoro commits to giving IMC consolidated COVID-19 procurement report by Friday
Mokgoro has instructed all provincial government departments and entities to submit reports pertaining to the procurement of COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supplies by Friday.
NW Premier Mokgoro recovers from COVID-19, faces lashing over executive
Job Mokgoro, who returned to work last week, participated in a virtual meeting with the North West Legislature Chairperson’s forum to address the concerns about his executive.
'Aa Vho-Makhadzi' - South Africans mourn death of veteran actor Candy Moloi
News of the iconic thespian’s death came out on Tuesday night, with many taking to social media to express their shock and sadness.
NW health head office closed as 3 staffers test positive for COVID-19
A statement on Thursday confirmed that two of the employees who tested positive were based at the main provincial office building while the third was based at the medical depot.
NW MEC Kegakilwe gets official funeral, will be laid to rest Friday
The MEC, who died on Monday from COVID-19-related complications, will be laid to rest in Vryburg.
'Save the Rainbow' - artists unite to save the historic Rainbow Jazz club
Twenty big-name guitarists have joined forces to hold a fund-raising concert for the historic music venue, which boasts a colourful history of star performances
Body of unidentified man retrieved from Hartbeespoort Dam
Passersby alerted authorities after they spotted a car submerged in the water near the Snake Park and Dam bridge on Tuesday.
NW CoGTA MEC Gordon Kegakilwe dies after contracting COVID-19
Gordon Kegakilwe was admitted to a Vryburg hospital on Sunday and immediately placed on oxygen before he was transferred to a Klerksdorp facility the next day, where he died.
Madibeng municipality closes offices after staffer tests positive for COVID-19
The municipal office is among several buildings, including the Wonderkop, Bapong and Letlhabile clinics, that have had to be closed due to confirmed cases of the coronavirus.
NW latest province to hold off return of grade R pupils tomorrow
It said Education MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela the decision aimed to avoid an influx of grades returning to school on Monday and to save lives.
Mahikeng Police Station latest to close after member tests positive for COVID-19
Earlier in the week the Klerksdorp and Rustenburg police stations were also temporarily closed due to members testing positive for COVID-19.
How the NW health department is preparing for COVID-19 peak
According to the department’s spokesperson Tebogo Lekgethwane, there are currently 435 beds – with 33 high care beds and 55 intensive ICU beds for COVID-19 patients in the province.
100 patients, 6 employees test positive for COVID-19 at Witrand hospital
At a media briefing in Potchefstroom on Friday afternoon, Health MEC Madoda Sambatha said samples were then taken from 238 people made of 202 and 36 staff members.
Staff at Witrand Hospital fear contracting COVID-19 on the job
An employee claims patients were left uncared for after staff members refused to work until management gave them answers around the alleged 14 COVID-19 cases at the hospital.
WATCH: Andrew Mlangeni's 95th birthday celebration
Speakers at the 95th birthday celebration of the only surviving Rivonia trialist, Ntate Andrew Mlangeni, on 6 June include Presidents Cyril Ramaphosa and former President Thabo Mbeki.
Last Rivonia trialist Andrew Mlangeni reflects on SA's struggles past & present
Twenty-five years into the democracy of the country he calls home, Mlangeni – through his foundation – has joined a new battle of economic equality brought to the fore by the coronavirus pandemic.
Domestic air travel will be rolled out in 3 phases, with restrictions
The minister gave a briefing on the regulations and guidelines in the transport sector as it prepared for the easing of lockdown regulations from level 4 to level 3.