Interests of workers must be protected

Written by Zandre. Posted in Editor's Viewpoint

Hundreds of employees of the eight stores destroyed during the early morning blaze on Monday in central Mahikeng could be faced with a bleak Christmas if their employers decide that the “business interest” of their businesses come first. The “shops” attached to the Boxer Supermarket next the local taxi rank were grazed to the ground when fire which started in one of the stores spread across the entire complex and led to Mahikeng suffering its greatest loss in recent years.

Icing of annual Mahika-Mahikeng Cultural Music Festival is provincial government’s response to blatant CORRUPTION.

Written by Christelle Niemandt. Posted in Editor's Viewpoint

With all the challenges against the 2019 annual Mahika-Mahikeng Cultural Music Festival including legal battles aimed at derailing the controversial show, there was no way in which the organizers, the North West provincial administration would allow the festival to continue later this month. In fact, the controversy around the festival started as far back as several years ago when the provincial administration under former Premier, Supra Mahumapelo literally “forced their way into the organization of the festival formerly known as the “Sixties”.