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31 July 2019

8 schools to compete for the best road safety model


Having competed at the District level about eight schools from across the province will compete for the best designed road safety model during the Provincial Participatory Road Safety Education Techniques (PET) project. read more+


29 July 2019

MEC Lehari, As Part of 2019 Mandela Month Celebration, Increases Visibility of Law Enforcement Through ‘Re Bona Ka Matlho' Roadblock Operations’ in NW


MEC Lehari, kick-started the campaign to make the law enforcement agencies within North West Province to be visible, especially of our roads, in earnest. And as part of 2019 Mandela month celebration, the ‘Re Bona Ka Matlho' program took a form of roadblock operations in all four districts of the North West. read more+


29 July 2019

Lehari Envisages that Crime Prevention Summit Will Afford Stakeholders to Craft Effective Ways and Means to Fight Crime in the North West Province


North West Department of Community Safety and Transport Management will host the crime prevention summit to strengthen partnerships with relevant stakeholders to fight crime in the Province. read more+


29 July 2019

Lehari Dedicates R1.7 million of his Allocated Budgeted For Road Rangers


In an effort to continuously reduce road crashes involving stray animals, the North West Department of Community Safety and Transport Management has set aside a budget of R1.7 million to implement the Road Safety Rangers Programme in the 2019/20 financial year. read more+


29 July 2019

MEC Lehari's Department Commends Traffic Officer, PI Olaotse Christopher Ditibane The Exemplary Conduct and Resisting Bribery From a Motorist


MEC Lehari's in his budget speech expressed his high regard to traffic officer, Provincial Inspector, PI Olaotse Christopher Ditibane and PI Ontiretse Mogokonyane for their exemplary conduct recently demonstrated when they firmly resisted bribery from a motorist. read more+


22 July 2019

Budget Speech Schedule Amendment
MEC Lehari Will Now Deliver the Departmental Policy and Budget Vote to the North West Provincial Legislature on Wednesday, 24th July 2019


Due to the North West Provincial Legislature amended schedules, the MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Honourable Jonas Sello Lehari will, on Wednesday, 24th July 2019, be tabling his first Departmental Budget Vote for 2019/20 Financial Year before the North West Provincial Legislature. read more+


16 July 2019

MEC Lehari to Deliver the Community Safety and Transport Management Departmental Budget Vote to the NW Legislature Next Tuesday, 23rd July 2019


The MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Honourable Jonas Sello Lehari will, next Tuesday, 23rd July 2019, be tabling his first Departmental Budget Vote for 2019/20 Financial Year before the North West Provincial Legislature. read more+


16 July 2019

MEC Lehari Is Satisfied, Scholar Transport Provisioning Continued on the July 2019 School Reopening With Little Hiccups Reportedly Experience


Meanwhile North West Premier, Honourable Professor Job Mokgoro Promises Decisive Action Against Allegation of Scholar Transport as He Cracks the Whip. read more+


16 July 2019

MEC Lehari Is Satisfied, Scholar Transport Provisioning Continued on the July 2019 School Reopening With Little Hiccups Reportedly Experience


Meanwhile North West Premier, Honourable Professor Job Mokgoro Promises Decisive Action Against Allegation of Scholar Transport as He Cracks the Whip. read more+


16 July 2019

MEC Lehari's Work Session With SATAWU Leadership and NTI Management Averts Impending Strike and Uncertainties at Waltlloo and NW Bus Depots


MEC Lehari Continues Work Session as he Meets With SATAWU Leadership based at the Northwest Transport Investment, NTI, in Watloo, Pretoria. read more+


09 July 2019

Energetic, dedicated and hardworking communicator laid to rest


Despite her long illness and having spent months in hospital bed, Masae’s death touched the hearts of many people, more especially those who were close to her; family, relatives’ colleagues and friends. read more+


02 July 2019

MEC Lehari's Disturbed by High Accident Toll as Seven (7) People were Reported Dead in Several Vehicle Crashed Around North West Province in the Last Few Days


Two cases of Culpable Homicide, Reckless and / or Negligent Driving have been opened owing to the recent Ikageng, Potchefstroom and Zeerust fatal accidents respectively. read more+


24 June 2019

MEC Lehari's Department Explains the Rational to Postpone the Mahikeng Airshow


Several letters were written by the Community Safety and Transport Management Section 100 Administrator, Mr Nqaba Nqandela to request a postponement of the 2019 MAMCo organised Mahikeng Airport Airshow. read more+


18 June 2019

Sol Plaatjie Secondary school strikes Sun Rise View to represent NW at the national Road Safety Debate


Making reasons beyond doubt that community outreach approach is more effective than media approach, directly took the Sol Plaatjie Secondary School to position one beating the Sun Rise High School during the 2019 Road Safety Debate Competition held at Orion Hotel in Rustenburg. read more+


13 June 2019

Setlagole Accident Leaves a Man Dead, Avoiding to Hit Animal-drawn Cart


Setlagole accident leaves one man dead and another, slightly injured after the driver of the vehicle tried to swerve the car off the road to avoid hitting an animal-drawn cart read more+


12 June 2019

MEC Lehari's Approach is; From Heel to Wheels, From Corporate to Operations, From Office to Impactful Service Delivery - No time to Waist but Offer Service to the People


The Department of Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Honourable Jonas Selle Lehari's track record speaks for itself. He is not an office person nor a long speech or political quotation MEC. All he ever does is to be on the ground, working for the betterment of the lives of the ordinary people read more+


11 June 2019

MEC Sello Lehari Applauds Mahikeng Police who impounded an overloaded Malawi bound Truck


MEC Sello Lehari Applauds Mahikeng Police who followed, stopped and impounded an overloaded Malawi bound truck in Signal Hill, Mahikeng on Sunday night. The vehicle was taken to the North West SAPS TTA offices where the police are still verifying the goods loaded in the truck read more+


07 June 2019

Communities urged to contribute on making the Trans Kalahari Corridor safer


Communities living alongside the Trans Kalahari Corridor within the Three Member States, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa are being called to contribute on improving safety on the corridor. read more+


01 June 2019

Warm welcome for MEC Sello Lehari


The management and staff of the department have congratulated Honourable Sello Lehari for his appointment as Member of the Executive Council (MEC) for the department of Community Safety and Transport Management. This comes after the Premier of the North West Province, Professor Tebogo Mokgoro, announced the new Provincial Executive Council (EXCO) for the 6th administration on Wednesday 29 May 2019. MEC Lehari is the proverbial, new pilot on-board COSATA 2019-2024 flight. read more+


29 May 2019

MEC Dr. Motlhabane Calls for 'Ploughing Back to Poor Communities' as he Addresses the Illustrious 2019 North West University Alumni Reunion Gala Dinner


The former UNIBO Students Committee, under the chairpersonship of Mr. Aobakwe Ditshetelo hosted a North West University Alumni Convocation over the last weekend at Leopard Park Golf Course. This occasion is particularly organised in order to bring together all former students who have obtained a degree or a diploma from the institution. The former and current University Council members, management, university staff, student bodies and students in particular converge on such an occasion. read more+


21 May 2019

MEC, Dr Motlhabane officially opened the first ever Vehicle Registering Authority in the Ratlou Municipality, Setlagole


MEC, Dr Motlhabane officially opened the Vehicle Registering Authority in Setlagole. It's located within the Setlagole Thusong Multipurpose Service Centre. 70 Km to Mahikeng and 85 Km to Vryburg and 5 Km off the N18, on the Madibogo road. read more+


06 May 2019

MEC Motlhabane condemns torching of school to boycott elections


North West MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane calls for investigation and arrest of people responsible for the torching of Tlhakajeng Primary School at Tlhakajeng Section in the Kraaipan Village. read more+


02 May 2019

MEC Motlhabane to officially open Lichtenburg Weighbridge


In an effort to enforce compliance on heavy vehicles on the roads, the North West MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane will officially open the Lichtenburg Weighbridge. The R42 million facility will assist in sustaining the road infrastructure by decreasing numbers of overloading trucks. read more+


30 April 2019

MEC Motlhabane urges NW communities to cooperate during upcoming elections


Long queues and over-crowding of people with different political affiliation are anticipated at different voting stations when North West citizens will be casting their votes for the 6th time since the dawn of democracy in 1994. read more+


27 April 2019

MEC Motlhabane Warns Scholar Bus Operators to Ignore the Anonymous Shutdown Call and Continue their Transportation Services Without Interruption


MEC Motlhabane, North West Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, has learnt with shock of an anonymous facebook message from a fake facebook account doing round on social media. He thus issue a stern warning to those peddling such callous and irresponsible shutdown call to desist from causing unnecessary panic in the otherwise reliable, regular and much needed learner transport service. read more+


24 April 2019

MEC Motlhabane to lead multi-stakeholder learner transport safety summit


About 500 multi stakeholders such as learners, teachers, parents and transport operators will deliberate on the Learner Transport Safety Education Summit set to promote road safety for learners using scholar transport. read more+


24 April 2019

MEC Motlhabane and RTMC Board Chairperson Majavu to hand over school bags to 200 destitute learners


About 200 learners from the destitute families in Mahikeng villages will no longer have to pack their school books on retail plastic bags as the will benefit from the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC), ‘My School Safety’ Programme. read more+


17 April 2019

North West MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management Dr Motlhabane Receives a Memorandum During a Protest March Against Crime and Gangsterism In Kanana, Orkney


The community of Kanana Township near Orkney embarked in a massive but peaceful march against crime. This comes after the community felt that 'enough is enough' and that they no longer want to live in fear for their lives. This is due to the escalating level of crime particularly gangsterism that is rife and worsening on daily basis. read more+


10 April 2019

MEC Motlhabane activates Marikana and Phokeng Registering Authorities to accelerate services to the motorists


North West MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management will officially open the Marikana Registering Authority and handover to the Rustenburg Local Municipality. read more+


08 April 2019

MEC Motlhabane Participated in the Successful Annual Taung, Ward 20 Easter Road Safety Prayer and Moral Regeneration Program


MEC Motlhabane participated in the successful Annual Taung, Ward 20 Easter Road Safety Prayer and Moral Regeneration Program. This event is a precursor to the Easter weekend celebration. During this period, more often than not, sorrow and sadness often visit families and communities suddenly through fatal accidents and road crashes. read more+


11 March 2019

MEC MOTLHABANE MET WITH BLOEMHOF ANTI-GANGSTERISM AND CRIME PREVENTION FORUM TO FIND LASTING SOLUTION TO THE CRIME AND GANG VIOLENCE IN THE AREA


The North West MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane and the departmental Civilian Secretariat Chief Directorate convened an all inclusive dialogue to end the crime and gang issues in strive-torn Bloemhof township. read more+


11 March 2019

MEC Motlhabane Calls for Calm as Tensions Flared after 2 Extension 38 Kids were Found Drowned in a House Swimming Pool in Imperial Reserve


MEC Motlhabane calls for calm as tensions flared up due to the discovery of bodies of two ten years old boys from Extension 38. The boys had been reported missing since recently allegedly after being abducted at a nearby playing field. They were, sadly, found drowned at a house swimming pool in Imperial Reserves, Mahikeng. read more+


08 March 2019

MEC Motlhabane to send off 100 recruited learners


MEC Motlhabane will have an engagement for send off the 100 learners who will start their 12 months training course on Road Traffic Management at Mpumalanga Training College. read more+


04 March 2019

Department to launch Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality Community Safety Forum (CSF) in Mahikeng


The Department of Community Safety and Transport Management will launch the Ngaka Modiri Molema Community Safety Forum( CFS) in Mahikeng. read more+


04 March 2019

The North West MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane and departmental management will today embark on a visit to the strive-torn Bloemhof township.


The area has recently experienced incidences of gang-related crimes, civil unrest, rampant violence, act of vengeance and lawlessness. Even SAPS officials houses were attacked. read more+


04 March 2019

MThe North West MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane and departmental management will today embark on a visit to the strive-torn Bloemhof township.


The area has recently experienced incidences of gang-related crimes, civil unrest, rampant violence, act of vengeance and lawlessness. Even SAPS officials houses were attacked. read more+


20 February 2019

MEC Motlhabane concerned about non compliance of police officers on duty


Police officers on duty at Mogwase and Sun City police stations were caught by surprise when the Community Safety and Transport Management MEC Mpho Motlhabane visited the stations unannounced. read more+


15 February 2019

SOPA Address by Pror: Job Mokgoro


STATE OF THE PROVINCE ADDRESS DELIVERED BY NORTH WEST PREMIER, PROF TEBOGO JOB MOKGORO, AT THE OPENING OF THE NORTH WEST PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE CONVENED ON FRIDAY, 15 FEBRUARY 2019 IN MAHIKENG read more+


11 February 2019

Department to host PJCPS Community Engagement on Gender Based Violence and Human Trafficking in Klerksdorp


The Department of Community Safety and Transport Management in collaboration with the Provincial Justice ,Crime Prevention and Security Cluster Departments (PJCPS) and the Matlosana Community Safety forum (CSF) will host a community engagement against Gender Based Violence and Human Trafficking. read more+


10 February 2019

MEC Motlhabane to restore and rebuild relations between communities, Police and Government


Following instabilities and lawlessness incidents that took place in Ramokokastad in the Moses Kotane Local Municipality, the North West MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management will lead a campaign that is geared to restore and rebuild relations between the communities, police and government. read more+


24 January 2019

MEC Motlhabane Led a Successful First 2019 Public Transport and Drunken Driving Weekend Blitz in Mahikeng


MEC Mokgantshang Motlhabane led a contingency of Traffic and Police official, RTMC's National Traffic Police, SARS, Customs and Nurses assigned to administer drunk driving tests. This Joint Public Transport and Drunken Driving operations were conducted on the weekend of 17 to 20 January 2019. read more+


23 January 2019

MEC Motlhabane urges disadvantaged Communities to take Advantage of the Traffic Learnership Advert that Closes on the 29 January 2019


The North West Department of Community Safety and Transport Management runs an advertisement for Road Traffic Management Learnership Programme, 2019/20. The advertisement was release early in January 2019 and distributed to media, through departmental website, through government emails, delivered to all Tribal Councils of the province as well to all municipalities. read more+


07 January 2019

MEC Motlhabane Applauds Law Enforcement Official as the Festive Season Arrive Alive Operations Ends and Monitors Provision of Learner Transportation


We are now at the last phase of the Festive Season Arrive Alive operations wherein holiday makers, workers and scholars are returning to various places of work and home. We are expecting traffic volumes to increase once again. This week and in particular, on Wednesday, 09th January 2019, we are focused on the back to school campaign. read more+


11 December 2018

MEC MOTLHABANE TO LEAD A CAMPAIGN ON GENDER BASED VIOLENCE IN HEBRON


Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane will lead a campaign set to address issues on Gender based violence targeting vulnerable families of Hebron in the Madibeng Local Municipality. read more+


07 December 2018

ZEERUST CBD TAXI RANK AND DINOKANA GETS A CLEAN UP TO REDUCE CRIME HOTSPOTS


The Zeerust CBD taxi rank and Dinokana village (Jerusalema) will on Monday get a clean up as the MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management Dr Motlhabane will lead his departmental staff members and other 300 volunteers on a debushing letsema initiative. The volunteers consist of CPF members, patrollers, enough is enough group members, local councillors and other community members read more+


05 December 2018

Comply and reach your destination without inconvenience this festive


Motorists travelling on local and national roads in the North West Province are encouraged to comply with the road rules for the sake of reaching their destinations safely and without inconvenience. read more+


04 December 2018

MEC MOTLHABANE TO ACTIVATE FESTIVE SEASON OPERATIONS


Road safety continues to be a challenge throughout the year especially during the festive season as a result of incidents and accidents taking place on the roads. The North West MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane will therefore officially activate the 2018 festive season operations. read more+


27 November 2018

Khuma and Jouberton communities to engage on PJCPS cluster to fight crime


Seeking to ensure an integrated approach to deal with crime within communities, the North West Department of Community Safety and Transport Management will lead a community engagement session, scheduled to take place as part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Women and Children. read more+


27 November 2018

SA NATIONAL SMALL BUS OPERATORS COUNCIL TO HAVE AN ELECTIVE CONFERENCE


The department has identified a need to empower small bus operators and to help formalise them for better representation in the formal bus industry read more+


21 November 2018

MEC Motlhabane to lead a day seminar on Integrated Transport Plans with Municipalities


Adoption and implementation of Integrated Transport Plans (ITP’s), remains a challenge to most of Municipalities across the Province, leading to restraining developments on public transport infrastructure. read more+


23 October 2018

MEC Motlhabane brings services closer to Tweelaagte communities by opening a vehicle registering authority


Motorists in the area of Tweelaagte and the neighbouring villages in the Moses Kotane Local Municipality will no longer have to travel long distances to access services such as registering their motor vehicles and renewing their license disc. This follows the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management's efforts to bring services closer to the communities. read more+


23 October 2018

MEC Motlhabane Inducts Kalahari Rally Bike and Off-road Trucks Racing, as Mahikeng's Own Dakar Rally


North West Province's capital city, Mahikeng was colourful and reverting from the 13th to the 19th October 2018 with off-road and dessert biker and vehicles sports competition fanatics. The Kalahari Rally revellers had converged in town drawn from the rest of South Africa, African countries and internationally. Participants from countries such as the United Kingdom, Botswana, Netherlands, Australia, Holland and Thailand had descended to the small town, for their sporting races, an equivalence of the world renowned Dakar Rally.. read more+


17 October 2018

MEC Motlhabane to lead car free day and commemorate Mme Albertinah Sisulu Centenary


North West MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane encourages motorists to leave their cars at home to use public transport, buses and taxis on non-motorists transport such as bicycles and walking to their respective work places and shopping on the 18th October 2018. read more+


17 October 2018

Hod Mofokeng advocates for road safety during Kalahari Rally


North West Community Safety and Transport Management Head of Department, Ms Botlhale Mofokeng has called on Dakar Kalahari Rally participants to adhere to road safety measures during the week long sporting activity. read more+


15 October 2018

MEC MOTLHABANE LOBBIES POPCRU IN NORTH WEST TO PARTNER DEPT AND SOCIETY IN COMBATING CRIME, VIOLENCE AND WELCOMING INTERVENTIONS


In his address this last Friday, 12 October 2018 to the North West POPCRU's Provincial Shopsteward Council Meeting, Stonehenge Lodge, Potchefstroom, MEC Motlhabane lobbied the Police, Traffic and Correctional Service Union to partner with the department and communities in fighting crime, violence as well as welcome Minister Cele's interventions. read more+


27 September 2018

MEC Motlhabane to launch Matlosana Community Safety Forum


North West MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane will call on Matlosana communities to work closely with police and all relevant stakeholders in crime prevention and take charge of all safety issues within their area. read more+


04 September 2018

479 summonses worth more than R300 000 monetary value during first SA National TKC operation


Motorists traveling on the N4 between Pretoria and Rustenburg which is the part of the Trans Kalahari Corridor felt the pinch of the law enforcement during the first South African National Trans Kalahari Corridor Joint Law Enforcement Operation. read more+


04 September 2018

MEC Motlhabane to lead Letsema in Madibogo Village through the de-bushing to enhance 'safety and visibility'


Due to the high crime rate escalating in and around, Ward 12, RDP Houses, Madibogo village, the North West MEC for Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane will embark on an intense Letsema program of de-bushing the forest in the notorious crime hot-spot areas. read more+


13 August 2018

MEC MOTLHABANE SPENDS TWO DAYS ON ROAD SAFETY OPERATIONS, DIALOGUE WITH TAXI BODIES AND INSPECTING WEIGHBRIDGES AT DR KAUNDA


Last week, MEC Mokgantshang Motlhabane spent two full days at Dr Kenneth Kaunda District focusing on illegal public transport operations, Tambaais, light and heavy delivery vehicles permits and overloads as well as general roadworthiness of the vehicles driving on Local, Provincial National roads passing in our province. read more+


13 August 2018

MEC PAYS A COURTESY VISITS TO THE KENOSI FAMILY AFTER MAHIKENG SAPS AND CPF HANDED THEM A HOUSE


The celebration of the 2018 August Women's Month would not have meant anything better for the 59 year old Mmemogolo Stena Kenosi who lives with her children and grand children at Top Village, in Mafikeng. read more+


26 July 2018

MEC Motlhabane to close Mandela Month with a visit to Wolmaransstadt school for the deaf


In closing the Mandela Month activities, North West MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane will visit the North West School for the Deaf where he will donate table tennis equipments and sanitary towels for the learners. read more+


20 July 2018

MEC Motlhabane to restore and rebuild relations between communities, Police and Government in Taung


Following instabilities and lawlessness incidents that took place in the villages of Taung in the Greater Taung Municipality, the North West MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management will lead a campaign that is geared to restore and rebuild relations between the communities, police and government. read more+


11 July 2018

MEC Motlhabane condemns taxi violence in Letlhabile and Hebron


North West MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane condemns taxi violence with strongest terms following the clash between Letlhabile Taxi Association and Hebron Taxi Association in the Madibeng area. read more+


29 June 2018

MEC Motlhabane to launch Provincial Road Safety Steering Committee to coordinate safety activities


North West MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane will reinforce the fight for safer roads through establishment of the Road Safety Steering Committee. read more+


27 June 2018

PROVINCIAL DEBATE TEAM, SET TO PREPARE FOR NATIONALS


JM Ntsime Secondary, Potchefstroom Secondary, Tiger Kloof Secondary and Mafikeng Combined schools met under one roof recently to debate for the first position of the Provincial team that is set to represent the Bokone Bophirima Province in the National Schools debate projects. read more+


22 June 2018

MEC Motlhabane set to distribute animal drawn carts at Madibe-a-Makgabane village outside Mafikeng.


The Community of Madibe-a-Makgabane are to receive Animal Drawn Carts. The Event is part of an initiative that is aimed at helping rural communities that are facing the challenge of transportation and economic opportunities. It is also a way of improving the use of non-motorist transportation, mobility and accessibility in rural areas. read more+


19 June 2018

Instilling a Culture of Safe traffic Participation in learners


Learners from different schools across the Province will be deliberating on methods of road safety improvement, these deliberations will take place in three categories namely Urban, rural and disability. read more+


05 June 2018

Thari commuters sensitized on non-operation of the bus service


Communities around the Bojanala District receiving transport services from the Thari Bus Services are informed about the temporary disruptions in the provision of service. read more+


05 June 2018

MEC MOTLHABANE TACKLES ILLEGAL HIKING SPOTS AND ILLEGAL TAXI OPERATIONS HEAD ON


The operation enters its third phase since it's launch in Mahikeng, late in 2017, followed by another successful one in Huhudi in May 2018. read more+


01 June 2018

Three Member States continues to promote trade facilitation along TKC


Harmonization by the three Member States; Botswana, Namibia and South Africa continue to gain strength by collaborating to improve trade facilitation along the Trans Kalahari Corridor (TKC). read more+


28 May 2018

MEC MOTLHABANE COMMENDS SAPS FOR SWIFT ARREST OF A 19-YEAR-OLD MAN SUSPECTED OF MURDERING TWO STELLA HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS


Mahikeng: The North West MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mokgantshang Motlhabane is saddened and disturbed by the increased violent attacks and murders of women and young girls in the hands of their boyfriends and partners. Social media, is particularly abuzz with reports, comments and disturbing images about these incidences of late. read more+


21 May 2018

CLAMPING DOWN OF ILLEGAL HIKING SPOTS AND ILLEGAL TAXI OPERATIONS CONTINUES IN VRYBURG


The operation to clamp down hiking spots and illegal taxi operations recently took place in and around Vryburg. The operation is a continuation of the clamp down that started in 2017 in Mafikeng. Hiking spots and illegal taxi ranks were teeming with law enforcement officers who didn't give this illegal operators space to operate. read more+


02 May 2018

MEC Motlhabane to present 2018/19 Departmental Budget Vote


Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mokgantshang Motlhabane will table the Departmental Budget Vote for the 2018/19 Financial Year before the North West Provincial Legislature. read more+


19 April 2018

NINE SUSPECTS HELD, PUBLIC VIOLENCE CONDEMNED


As part of ensuring calm and reasserting the authority of the state in Mahikeng, the police have arrested nine suspects since eruption of violent community protests in the early hours of Wednesday, 18 April 2018. read more+


19 April 2018

MEC Motlhabane calls for calmness and requests Mahikeng communities to be on the lookout


North West MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane appeals to residents of Mahikeng and the surrounding communities to be on the lookout amid continuing violent protests. read more+


12 April 2018

MEC Motlhabane concerned on the rate of road deaths in NW


Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane raised a concern about deaths reported in the Province in the past two days. read more+


11 April 2018

8 people died and 5 burned beyond recognition when barkie collided with mini bus


Eight people died and 5 of them burned beyond recognition when a barkie collided with a minibus between Derby and Ventersdorp last night. read more+


11 April 2018

MEC Motlhabane condemns barricading of roads and disruptions of service delivery during protests


The North West Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane condemns with strongest terms the barricading of roads and stoning of vehicles during protests. read more+


03 April 2018

Easter Road Safety Arrive Alive Major Multipurpose Roadblock at Marikana Hit the Right Note as Road Carnages Remain Low


The Easter Holidays are being commemorated countrywide annually around this time of the year; this is the time when most of the people who are working far away or outside the Province are coming home to reunite with their families and loved ones. Many church goers are in transit in and across Bokone Bophirima Province to their various religious pilgrimages hence the traffic escalation and high volume of traffic during the Easter Holidays. read more+


28 March 2018

MEC Motlhabane Condemns Rampant Business Robbery Where at RTMC Chair Adv Majavu Got Shot at


North West MEC Motlhabane for Community Safety and Transport Management has learned with shock and disbelief the reports that Adv Zola Majavu was shot at as he walked into a business robbery where he was a patron. read more+


23 March 2018

MEC Motlhabane to Participate in the Annual Taung Ward 20, Reconciliation, Healing and Renewal (RHR) Program


The community of Ward 20 in Greater Taung Local Municipality will embark on their annual Reconciliation, Healing and Renewal program. MEC for Community safety and transport Management, Dr. Mpho Motlhabane is not only from this community but has officially been allocated this constituency to serve. It is on this basis that MEC Motlhabane will take an active part on the day by leading the cleansing and wreath laying as well as address the crime issues afflicting the community. read more+


20 March 2018

MEC Motlhabane calls for calm and stability in Gopane village


The North West Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane heartily appeals to the community of Gopane to calm down and allow the South African Police Service to thoroughly conduct investigations on the reported cases. read more+


16 March 2018

MEC Motlhabane in Partnership and Integrated Approach in Dealing with Gangsterism in Bloemhof


In an effort to address challenges of gangsterism in Bloemhof, in the Lekwa-Teemane Local Municipality, the Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane will lead government departments and stakeholders that are intervening in an an integrated approach to the challenges of gangterism in Bloemhof. read more+


06 March 2018

Excitement as MEC Motlhabane Bids Farewell to the Last 20 of the 40 RTM Learnership Candidates Heading to Traffic College


The department has embarked on a vigorous annual recruitment drive for traffic learnership candidates. This recruitment is not only aimed at increasing the visibility of traffic officers on the national and rural roads within the province but also meant to realise a decrease in the accidents, especially halving the fatal accidents on the roads of Bokone Bophirima. This is in line with the 2020 Road Safety strategy, a 'Decade of Road Safety, 2011 to 2020'. read more+


13 February 2018

MEC DR. MOTLHABANE HANDS OVER 20 NEW VEHICLES TO TRAFFIC OFFICERS AS A WAY TO LAUNCH THE FEBRUARY SAFETY MONTH


The February Month is officially declared as Safety and Security Focus month, to, amongst others things, encourage and foster the spirit of volunteerism in our communities, especially among the youth. It is in the February month when government heightens community focused awareness campaigns. read more+


09 February 2018

MEC Motlhabane to hand over new traffic cars and put new badges on recently promoted law enforcement officers


The departmental MEC will hand over more than 20 marked vehicles to the Provincial Traffic Stations in the Province with an aim of increasing traffic visibility mostly in major roads of the Province. This will go along with recognition of 12 law enforcement officers who have been recently promoted within the ranks of traffic in the Department. read more+


08 February 2018

MEC Motlhabane to encourage the spirit of volunteerism during Safety Month


In ensuring an involvement of the public specifically young people in the fight against crime, the Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane will encourage the spirit of volunteerism during the safety and security month. read more+


07 February 2018

MEC Motlhabane expresses satisfaction with the construction of Kgomotso Registering authority


North West motorists living on the borders of the Province and Northern Cape are expected to receive vehicle registering services sooner than the time frame scheduled upon appointment of the contractor for the construction of the Kgomotso Registering Authority. read more+


11 January 2018

Suspect arrested for traffic learnership scam


North West Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane cautions people against bogus learnership recruitment. It has come to attention of the Department that a scam is currently underway in which suspects demand an amount of R3 000 or so from young people around Mahikeng in a pretext to recruit them and afford them access the Road Traffic Management training advertised by the department in 2017. read more+


09 January 2018

20 unemployed youth to commence 12 months training for traffic


Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane encouraged the 20 unemployed youth to work hard in completing their 12 months training course on Road Traffic Management. read more+


08 January 2018

NW MEC Motlhabane expressed his heartfelt condolences to the family of 7 deceased


North West Community Safety and Transport Management MEC Mpho Motlhabane says the loss of 7 people who died on the R503 road between Mahikeng and Lichtenburg on Sunday was an unfortunate incident which came at the time the traffic flow has decreased. read more+


04 January 2018

SCHOLAR TRANSPORT READY FOR SCHOOLS REOPENING SAYS HOD BOTLHALE MOFOKENG


The Head of Department of Community Safety and Transport Management Ms Botlhale Mofokeng met with the newly appointed CEO of North West Transport Investment (NTI) Ms Bukeka Mahlutshane and CEO of Learner Transport Mr Gideon Wessie yesterday at Rustenburg Traffic station boardroom. The meeting was to discuss and come up with innovative strategies to improve scholar transport services, and deal with challenges that were met last year. read more+


20 December 2017

Department recognize and awarded its employees for excellent services


Employees for Department of Community Safety and Transport Management were gathered at Parys on 14 December 2017 to receive OR Tambo Excellence and Long Service Awards. This year’s award was under the theme “Life and Legacy of OR TAMBO 100 years”. read more+


20 December 2017

ROAD ACCIDENT KILLS FIVE FOREIGN NATIONALS


On Saturday 16 December 2017 a Toyota Land Cruiser and VW Polo collided head-on, on N14 road between Delareyville and Vryburg. It is alleged that the Land Cruiser was travelling from Vryburg to Delareyville while the Polo was traveling from Delareyville to Vryburg when the two collided and Land Cruiser caught fire. Four (4) occupants in the Polo died instantly at the accident scene and the fifth one died on Sunday 17 December in Joe Morolong Hospital at Vryburg. The deceased are all foreign nationals from Ethopia and between the age of 31 and 54. read more+


12 December 2017

MEC Motlhabane to recognize employees who have gone an extra mile in ensuring the Department on its mandate with limited resources in the memory of OR Tambo.


Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mokgantshang Motlhabane will in the memory of OR Tambo recognize employees who have gone an extra mile in ensuring that the Department is continuously achieving its mandate with limited resources, this will also include those once off incidents that could not be rewarded through the PMDS processes. read more+


12 December 2017

MEC Motlhabane to rollout festive operations and welcome newly recruited traffic officers


Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane will officially rollout the 2017 festive road safety operations and SAPS When Duty Calls to create a crime and incident free festive season in Bokone Bophirima. read more+


06 December 2017

MEC Motlhabane to lead 1000 delegates on dialogue against Gender Based violence in Ganyesa


As part of the 16 days of activist for no violence against women and children, the Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane will launch the Dialogue on Gender Based Violence and Protection of Vulnerable Groups. read more+


30 November 2017

Transport Minister officially hands over bicycles to learners and leads Road Safety activation in Mahikeng


The Minister of Transport, Mr Joe Maswanganyi, together with the MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management in the North West, Dr. M N Motlhabane will, on Friday, 1st December 2017 officially hand over bicycles to learners from Lokaleng Middle School in Mahikeng in the North West province. read more+


28 November 2017

ANTI-SEXUAL OFFENCE CAMPAIGN TAKEN TO CHURCHES


The incidence of sexual offence against women and children is a real problem in our communities and it is committed by people that ought to love and protect. The Department of Community Safety and Transport Management's Crime Prevention unit together with the Boitekong SAPS yesterday, 26 November 2017, visited the Uniting Reformed Church of South Africa in Boitekong Township, Rustenburg. read more+


20 November 2017

South Africa to host Botswana and Namibia to strengthen TKC relations


South Africa through the Department of Transport will host Botswana and Namibia from 19-26 November 2017, to strengthen relations and improve Cross Border transactions and Customs Operations along the Trans Kalahari Corridor (TKC). read more+


14 November 2017

‘We Need to Expand our Transport Networks and Create a Crime-free Environment if we are to Lure Investors into Bokone Bophirima’ – says MEC Motlhabane


Community Safety and Transport MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane called on communities, businesses, transport operators, SMME’s, oversight committees and all law enforcement agencies in the Province to work together towards the expansion of transport networks and creating a crime, greed and corruption free environment. read more+


07 November 2017

Transport Investment and Safety Lekgotla set to revive the transport sector in NW


As an initiative to strengthen working relations with the transport industry and stakeholders, The Department of Community Safety and Transport Management will host the Transport Investment and Safety Lekgotla which aims to identify economic spinoffs within transport industry. read more+


31 October 2017

MEC Motlhabane Opens the Taung Vehicle Testing Station (VTS) After Being Closed 23 Years Ago


For the past 23 years the people of Greater Taung Municipality have been struggling to get their vehicles tested for roadworthiness. The Taung Vehicle Testing Station which has since been closed in 1994, was recently renovated, refurbished and upgraded. Thus readied for being officially opened by the Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane. read more+


30 October 2017

2,6 million for construction of Kgomotso Registering Authority


The 2,6 million construction of the Kgomotso Registering Authority is expected to create jobs for the local communities of Kgomotso village in the Greater Taung Local Municipality. read more+


24 October 2017

MEC Motlhabane to deliver three key service delivery projects in Taung


The official opening of the long awaited Taung Vehicles Testing Station (VTS) will bring sigh of relief to the communities of Taung and neighboring villages and farms. The station has been closed for years, resulting vehicle owners to travel long distances to get services that the station could not provide. read more+


20 October 2017

2017 OCTOBER TRANSPORT MONTH ACTIVITIES FORMALLY LAUNCHED - KICKS INTO FULL BLOWN OTM CAMPAIGN HYPE; SAYS MEC MOTLHABANE


The Department of Community Safety and Transport Management MEC Dr Mpho Motlhabane successfully launched the 2017 Annual October transport month (OTM) on Friday the 13 October 2017 at the Mmabatho stadium parking lot with a hype of activities to mark the big day and set the tone already for the eminent Festive Season Operations. read more+


12 October 2017

MEC Motlhabane Officially Launches the 2017 Provincial October Transport Month


On an annual basis the National Department of Transport and the Community Safety and Transport Management holds the National and Provincial October Transport Month Launch respectively. read more+


09 October 2017

Fight for safer roads must go on until it is won’ – says MEC Motlhabane


North West Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane called on South Africans to unite on promoting road safety and dealing with road crashes and fatalities. read more+


05 October 2017

North West hosts National debate on Road Safety and PET competitions


Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Motlhabane will deliver a keynote address to about 250 learners from across the country, who are currently battling for first positions on different categories of the National Road Safety Debate and Participatory Education Technique competitions hosted at Rustenburg in the North West Province. read more+


28 September 2017

MEC Motlhabane Celebrates His Birthday with Head Office Cleaners and Drivers


The Head of the Department Mme Botlhale Mofokeng and Senior Managers at Head Office for Community Safety and Transport Management recently celebrated MEC, Dr Mokgantshang Motlhabane's birthday and wished him a happy birthday that is full of wealth, good health, happiness, compassion and many more blessed years to come. read more+


31 August 2017

MEC MOTLHABANE TO HAND OUT SHOVA KALULA BICYCLES IN TWO MAHIKENG VILLAGES


Since 2003 the Department together with the National Department of Transport has embarked on the Shova-Kalula Bicycle Project. This project is an intervention to enhance mobility of learners. MEC Motlhabane will therefore be handing out bicycles to learners of Mococe Secondary, Saane Secondary in Modimola village and Seleje Secondary in Madibe village. read more+


25 August 2017

NW learners to compete on best road safety models


Eight schools from the Province will compete for the best road safety design models during the annual Provincial Participatory Road Safety Education Techniques (PET) project. read more+


18 August 2017

North West Community Policing Forum Mourns the Death of Its PRO


Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mokgantshang Motlhabane sends his heartfelt condolences to the Moyakhe family after the sad and untimely passing on of Zakhele Moyakhe who was serving as the PRO of the Provincial Community Policing Forum (CPF). read more+


11 August 2017

MEC Motlhabane to Officiate Provincial SANWIT Elective Conference


The Bokone Bophirima Community Safety and Transport Management MEC will, on Monday, 14 August 2017, officiate an elective conference of the South African Network for Women in Transport (SANWIT), which is scheduled to take place. read more+


08 August 2017

ITSOSENG FOR THE AGED RECEIVED AN EARLY WOMENS DAY CELEBRATION PRESENTS FROM MEC MOTLHABANE


Just two days before the National Women’s Day celebration, that will be held in Kimberly on the 9th of August 2017, the MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane, went on to fulfil the long standing promise he made to the aged women of Ngobi village. read more+


04 August 2017

MEC TO HAND OVER SOCCER KIT TO ITSOSENG FOR THE AGED LADIES SOCCER TEAM AT NGOBI VILLAGE


The MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management has received a request from a ladies soccer team called Itsoseng for the Aged in Ngobi village, Bojanala District Municipality requesting a soccer kit. read more+


04 August 2017

Department closes all hiking spots, clamps down on illegal transport operators and encourages use of official taxi's


The department of Community Safety and Transport Management condemns the use of illegal transport operations in Mahikeng and encourages communities to utilise authorised public transport. read more+


12 July 2017
VENTURE VILLAGE BEING DE-BUSHED IN A FIGHT AGAINST CRIME

The MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mokgantshang Motlhabane will again this week lead the departmental team as they continue with concerted effort to fight against crime by embarking on a De-bushing Letsema Campaign at Groot Marico - Venture Village, Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality. read more+


11 July 2017
COSATMA CONDUCTS CRIME PREVENTION THROUGH ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN DE-BUSHING PROGRAM AT BOITEKONG

The Department of Community Safety and Transport Management's Crime Prevention unit this last week conducted "a fight against crime" project at Boitekong location situated in the Rustenburg local municipality. read more+


05 July 2017
Onkabetse Thuto Secondary to battle for National championship on Road Safety Schools Debate

After locking horns on debate, the team of five learners from Onkabetse Thuto Secondary school from Setlagole emerged as the champions of the 2017 Road Safety Schools Debate, following their total display of enthusiasm and passion when they eliminate three other schools on the first category. read more+


04 July 2017
MEC Motlhabane to lead letsema project geared to clear crime hot spot in Boitekong - Rustenburg

In an attempt to reduce areas with crime potential in the Province, the Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane will lead a team of more than 100 communities with inclusive of key stakeholders who will be volunteering their services to clear an area identified as a crime hot spot in the Greater Boitekong in Rustenburg. read more+


28 June 2017
Learners to debate road safety measures

Debates on safety measures geared towards protecting lives of road users is set to be 'lit' and hot when learners from different schools across the Province take to the podium, robustly deliberating on ways and means of how to improve and enhance road safety. read more+


23 June 2017
Partnership to fight crime in Bokone Bophirima gains momentum through the Premier's 10 by 10 campaigns

The implementation of 10 by 10 campaigns continues to strengthen the partnership on the fight against crime in the Bokone Bophirima Province. read more+


20 June 2017
Motlhabane called on young people to celebrate and mommemorate Youth Month in a dignified mannere

The Bokone Bophirima Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane made a clarion call to young people across the Province to commemorate the Youth Month in a dignified manner in honouring the class of 1976 for sacrifices they made. read more+


25 May 2017
Motlhabane applauds SAPS for rescuing Ditsobotla Mayor from 12 hour hostage

Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane applauded the South African Police Service officers who managed to rescue the Mayor of Ditsobotla Local Municipality, Cllr Daniel Buthelezi during the 12 hour hostage which took place in the Municipal offices last night. read more+


25 May 2017
Motlhabane applauds SAPS for rescuing Ditsobotla Mayor from 12 hour hostage

Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane applauded the South African Police Service officers who managed to rescue the Mayor of Ditsobotla Local Municipality, Cllr Daniel Buthelezi during the 12 hour hostage which took place in the Municipal offices last night. read more+


12 May 2017
‘Drug Dealers have no Breathing Space in NW’ says MEC Motlhabane

The Bokone Bophirima Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane applauded the South African Police Service (SAPS) for the recent successes in combating drug trafficking as well as a discovery of yet another drug laboratory in Maubane, near Madikwe, read more+


10 May 2017
MEC, Motlhabane Pleaded with Coligny Community and Police to End the Protests and Return Calm to the Area

North West Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr. Mpho Motlhabane has made a plea to the community leaders and the SAPS to work around the clock jointly in an earnest attempt to return; calm, peace and stability to the Coligny community. read more+


10 May 2017
MEC MOTLHABANE TO ATTEND MEMORIAL SERVICE OF THE 12 PEOPLE THAT DIED IN AN ACCIDENT BETWEEN WOLMARANSTAD AND BLOEMHOF

MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management will attend a memorial service of the 12 people who died in a motor vehicle accident between Wolmaranstad and Bloemhof last month. read more+


08 May 2017
Eight Occupants Including a Baby Died as Three Vehicles Got Involved in a Fatal Accident Along B48 Road

The Police are investigating a case of a Culpable Homicide after three vehicles got involved in a fatal accident along B48 road along the Driefontein to Rietpan, at about 16:30 yesterday. read more+


24 April 2017
38-year-old woman driver arrested driving at 198km/h

North West Traffic Authorities have arrested a 38-year-old woman who was driving at the speed of 198km/h on a 120 zone. read more+


19 April 2017
Community Safety and Transport Management MEC introduces new substantive Head of the Department

The Bokone Bophirima Community Safety and Transport Management MEC Dr, Mpho Motlhabane has formally introduced the new substantive Head of the Department. read more+


10 April 2017
NW wakes up in shock of 12 people dying in one accident

North West Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane says the Province is in a state of shock following a terrible accident that claimed the life’s of 12 people just 10 km from Wolmaranstaad to Ottosdal. read more+


05 April 2017
NW TO ACTIVATE ROAD SAFETY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT EASTER OPERATIONS

North West MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane, joined by the National Minister of Transport, Mr Joe Maswanganyi will officially activate the 2017 Road Safety and Law Enforcement Easter Operations. read more+


29 March 2017
MEC Motlhabane applauds the HAWKS for the arrest of driver’s license examiners and driving school owner

In the fight against fraud, corruption and maladministration, the HAWKS recently arrested nine officials from Delareyville, Sannieshof and Vryburg Driver Licence Testing Centres (DLTC’s). read more+


24 March 2017
MEC MOTLHABANE PRAYS FOR PEACE AND HARMONY TO REIGN ON OUR ROADS

Dr Mokgantshang Motlhabane, the MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management together Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) and different religious denominations prayed for peace and harmony on the Moretele Local Municipality roads. This interfaith ceremony which is in line Premier Mahumapelo's Reconciliation, Healing and Renewal Program, was held yesterday, 23 March 2017 at Mathibestad village. read more+


17 March 2017
"UNLAWFUL AND VIOLENT SPORADIC SERVICE DELIVERY PROTESTS ACTIONS IS CONDEMNED IN FAVOUR OF DIALOGUE" – SAYS MEC MOTLHABANE

MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management Dr Mokgantshang Motlhabane condemns violent protests with strongest possible terms. This follows a sporadic and continuous protests experienced across the province were a number of service delivery protests are been staged by communities leading to looting of shops, particularly owned by foreign nationals, destructions of public and private property, burning of logs and tyres as well as blocking of traffic along the road roads and disruption of schools. read more+


16 March 2017
MEC Motlhabane concerned about vandalism of learner transport buses

Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane condemns vandalism of contracted learner transport buses by the learners in the province. read more+


03 March 2017
PARTNERSHIP IN DIALOGUE TO TACKLE GANGSTERISM IN SCHOOLS

The department of Community Safety and Transport Management recently mobilised stakeholders in the province to deal with gangsterism in schools around Bloemhof. read more+


01 March 2017
MEC'S HELPING HAND LEAVES LEARNERS EAGER TO ATTEND SCHOOL WITHOUT EXCUSES

Learners from both Tselaathuto Secondary in Itereleng village and Thuto-Neo Secondary in Kgomotso were ecstatic for the gifts they received from the MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mokgantshang Motlhabane on Monday, 27 February 2017. read more+


21 February 2017
MEC Motlhabane to lead sexual offense awareness campaign in Magogong – Taung

MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane will lead the Sexual Offense Awareness Campaign at Magogong village in the Greater Taung. read more+


21 February 2017
Dr Motlhabane cautions motorists following heavy rains

Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane cautions motorists to be more vigilant on the roads following the ongoing heavy rains across the province. read more+


20 February 2017
DELIBERATIONS ON STOCK THEFT WORKSHOP HELD IN MOSES KOTANE - A GREAT SUCCESS

Many stocks thefts and accidents are reported between 19:00 and 7:00. This is due to lack of stock branding markings, tattooing, stock neglect, poor structures, systems to control stock movement in the locality and irregular issuing of pouching permits. read more+


17 February 2017
MEC Motlhabane to lead deliberations on stocktheft crime trends and patterns in Moses Kotane

Farmers and Dikgosi’s within the villages of Moses Kotane will deliberate on ways of dealing with the high rate of stocktheft in the area. This will be held in a workshop format, where relevant stakeholders, such as the South African Police Service (SAPS), National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management will be presenting on stocktheft crime trends and patterns, court proceedings and partnership formations on the fight against such crimes read more+


17 February 2017
MEC Motlhabane to lead deliberations on stocktheft crime trends and patterns in Moses Kotane

Farmers and Dikgosi’s within the villages of Moses Kotane will deliberate on ways of dealing with the high rate of stocktheft in the area. This will be held in a workshop format, where relevant stakeholders, such as the South African Police Service (SAPS), National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management will be presenting on stocktheft crime trends and patterns, court proceedings and partnership formations on the fight against such crimes read more+


14 February 2017
MEC MOTLHABANE LEADSTHE PACK IN THE DE-BUSHING OF MMABATHO CRIME 'HOT SPOT'

Following the launch of February Safety Month at Boitekong, MEC of Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mokgantshang ‘Mpho’ Motlhabane in conjunction with Mahikeng SAPS, Mahikeng Local Municipality and Mahikeng community De-bushed one of the notorious crime hot spots in Mmabatho. read more+


07 February 2017
‘Refrain from giving criminals the respect they don’t deserve,' says MEC Motlhabane

Reclaiming the streets was the theme of the recent march which demonstrated the commitment of the Bokone Bophirima Provincial Government, Municipalities, SAPS, business sector and the communities of the Province in our concerted fight against crime. read more+


31 January 2017
MEC MOTLHABANE TO LEAD A MARCH AGAINST SEXUAL OFFENSES ON ELDERLY

MEC for Department of Community Safety and Transport Management , Dr Mokgantshang “Mpho” Motlhabane will lead the march that is intended to "reclaim the streets" in the fight against crime, focusing on sexual offenses particularly on elderly, vulnerable and young people. The march will be part of the official launch of the Safety and Security Month that is scheduled to take place at Boitekong Extension 23, in the Rustenburg Local Municipality on Friday, 03 February 2017. read more+


24 January 2017
'Beware of bogus traffic learnership adverts' – says Dr Motlhabane

It has come to the attention of the North West Department of Community Safety and Transport Management that there's a 12 months traffic training learnership advert doing rounds on social media and some platforms. read more+


20 January 2017
MEC DR MOTLHABANE RECEIVED A MEMORANDUM OF DEMANDS FROM THE COMMUNITY OF KGOMOTSO VILLAGE

The MEC of Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mokgantshang Motlhabane together with the Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Baile Motswenyane and Kgosi Ponatshego Mothibi received a memorandum of demands from the community of Kgomotso Village. read more+


13 January 2017
Visible Law Enforcement Patrol Applauded for Reduction of Road Carnage by a Record 8% in Bokone Bophirima

Intensified law enforcement operations, visible patrolling, road safety education and awareness campaigns are catalysts to achieving a record 8% reduction of crashes and fatal accidents on the roads of the North West Province during the 2016/17 festive season read more+


12 January 2017
Dept to terminate extension of service to poor performing learner transport operators

The Bokone Bophirima Community Safety and Transport Management has taken a drastic decision to terminate the extension of service for learner transport operators who failed to transport learners to their respective schools on re-opening this week. read more+


26 December 2016
58 crashes and fatalities concerns Motlhabane

The high number of incidents and fatalities recorded at this time of the festive season has shocked and concerned the Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane. read more+


21 December 2016
MEC Motlhabane Calls for Safety During this Festive Season

The Festive Season is one of the most challenging times for all Law Enforcements Agencies and Units of our government. It is during this time, when most people are travelling to different destinations; some going back home, some going for vacations and some visiting families, friends and beloved ones. read more+


25 November 2016
MEC Motlhabane to activate 16 Days Of Activism For No Violence Against Women And Children in Leporung

Community Safety and Transport Management MEC Dr Mokgantshang "Mpho" Motlhabane will kick start the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children on Sunday, 27 November in Leporung Village Sports grounds. .... .. read more+


09 November 2016
All systems go at Mahikeng Registering Authority

The Mahikeng Registerin?g Authority has opened for service today, Wednesday 09/11/2016, from 07H45-15H00. .... .. read more+


08 November 2016
Mahikeng Registering Authority temporarily closed for maintenance and renovations

Motorists and communities of Mahikeng are being notified of the temporary closure of the Montshioa Registering Authority.... .. read more+


05 November 2016
SPECIAL AWARDS FOR MEMBERS OF SAPS FROM MEC MOTLHABANE

Sergeant Motaung, Constable Skhuza, Constable Manganyi, Constable Lefifi, Constable Mosadi and Constable Tau were all honoured with special awards by MEC Dr Mokgantshang Motlhabane yesterday, 04 November 2016. . . .... .. read more+


31 October 2016
MEC Dr Motlhabane appeals for cooperation with law enforcement officers and calmness in Majakaneng

Community Safety and Transport Management MEC Dr Mokgantshang “Mpho” Motlhabane strongly condemns violent actions of protesters in Majakaneng near Brits where trucks were set alight and vehicles damaged. . .... .. read more+


26 October 2016
NO SUCCESS WITHOUT DIFFICULT DECISIONS, SAYS DR MOTLHABANE

Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mokgantshang "Mpho" Motlhabane encouraged executive managers, senior and middle management of the department to apply different tactics and leadership techniques for the department to achieve its strategic mandate. .... .. read more+


13 October 2016
NW police refuse bribe on discovery of drug laboratory

A police officer refused bribe of R60 000 offered upon the discovery of what appears to be a drug manufacturing laboratory in Boons near Rustenburg. .... .. read more+


13 October 2016
MEC Dr Motlhabane to host stakeholder and investor engagement session

The Bokone Bophirima Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mokgantshang Mpho Motlhabane in partnership with the Mahikeng Airport Management Company (MAMco) will host the stakeholder and investor engagement session at the Mahikeng Airport. .... .. read more+


12 October 2016
MAHIKENG TOPSPEED IGNITE AND SET LIGHT UP MAHIKENG OVER THE WEEKEND

As part of Re-branding, Re-newal and Re-positioning Mahikeng, the Bokone Bophirima Community Safety and Transport Management Department (COSATMA) and the Mahikeng Airport Management Company (MAMCo) collaborates to host the Mahikeng TopSpeed 2016 at the Mahikeng Airport. .... .. read more+


11 October 2016
MEC Dr Motlhabane calls for peaceful protests

Bokone Bophirima Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Motlhabane calls for peaceful protests in the province and the country at large. This follows a number of protests that are been reported in the province. .... .. read more+


30 September 2016
MEC MOTLHABANE PRAYS FOR NORTH WEST POLICE AND COMMUNITIES

Department of Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Dr Mokgantshang Mpho Motlhabane is concerned about the killings and incessant attacks of police officers in the province and the country at large. He raised a concern during SAPS National Prayer Day ceremony to plead for crime reduction and an end to police killings...... .. read more+


26 September 2016
OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF 2016 OCTOBER TRANSPORT MONTH CAMPAIGN

The Minister of Transport, Ms. Dipuo Peters, will officially launch the 2016 October Transport Month (OTM) campaign on Saturday, 1st October 2016 in Mmorogong village, near Tlhatlhaganyane in the Moses Kotane Local Municipality, North West Province under the theme: “Together we move South Africa Forward.”.. ..... .. read more+


26 September 2016
RECOMMENDATION ON INSTALLATION OF ROAD SIGNS IN LETSOPA TOWNSHIP PAVED A WAY FOR REALEKA SECONDARY TO REPRESENT NW

Identification and recommendations made on lack of road signs and potholes found on the Oliver Tambo street, in Letsopa township in the Ottosdal, has paved a way for the Realeka Secondary school to obtain position one during the 2016 Provincial School Participatory Education Technique (PET).. ..... .. read more+


19 September 2016
NW LEARNERS TO DELIBERATE ON ROAD SAFETY TECHNIQUES

The Department of Community Safety and Transport Management will be hosting the Participatory Education Techniques (PET) which is one of the educational flagship programmes which is aimed at changing learner's attitude towards road safety issues. This programme is directed at Grade 10 and 11 learners. ..... .. read more+


19 September 2016
MEC MOTLHABANE HONOURS FALLEN SAPS HEROES

MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mokgantshang Motlhabane honoured fallen heroes of the North West South African Police Service (SAPS) today, 18 September 2016 at the SAPS Provincial Head Office in Potchefstroom..... .. read more+


12 September 2016
No more late coming and long walk to school for Gaseitsewe learners in Ngobi Village

Learners of Gaseitsewe High School in Ngobi village in the Moretele Local Municipality will no longer walk long distance nor be late to school following the official handing over of bicycles by the Community Safety and Transport Management MEC Dr Mpho Motlhabane..... .. read more+


07 September 2016
MEC Dr Motlhabane to officially open the Moretele Registering Authority and handover bicycles to learners in Ngobi

In an effort to bring services closer to the communities of the province, the North West Department of Community Safety and Transport Management..... .. read more+


24 August 2016
MEC MPHO MOTLHABANE WELCOMES ACTING HOD MR BUTI CHUMA TO THE DEPARTMENT

MEC Dr Mpho Motlhabane wish to express his gratitude to both Mr Oageng Mosiane who has been in the acting position and Mr Bailey Thabang Mahlakoleng who has been the Head of Department (HoD) for undoubtedly having been part and parcel of Rebranding, Repositioning and Renewing Bokone Bophirima..... .. read more+


22 August 2016
Women in Law Enforcement Continues to Stamp Authority on North West Roads

Women in law enforcement stamped their authority on the borders of North West and Limpopo when they impounded more than 36 taxis and de-registered 7 vehicles from using our public roads..... .. read more+


12 August 2016
Eight Illegal immigrants arrested during the first women law enforcement operation

Motorists travelling along the R565 road between Rustenburg and Sun City felt the pinch of law enforcement when more than 200 women law enforcement officers recently held a joint operation as part of the Women’s month operations..... .. read more+


08 August 2016
YOUTH DEVELOPMENT IS OUR TOP PRIORITY SAYS MEC MOTLHABANE

The Department of Community Safety and Transport Management is taking "combating youth unemployment" so seriously that it has committed itself to contributing immensely towards the reduction of unemployment during the 2016/17 budget speech vote.... .. read more+


05 August 2016
MEC MOTLHABANE HONOURS 122 MEN AND WOMEN IN BLUE

The MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane congratulated 122 members of the North West Police for post promotions today, 5 August 2016 at TTA Hall in Mahikeng.... .. read more+


04 August 2016
Gopane and Ganalagte crime hotspot cleared through Letsema in closing the 2016 Mandela Month

Community Safety and Transport Management, MEC Dr Mpho Motlhabane recently led the delegation of the department and community volunteers who came in big numbers during a two-days de-bushing campaign in Gopane and Ganalagte villages respectively.... .. read more+


29 June 2016
Bokone Bophirima learners evaluate the impact of road safety campaigns

Learners from different high schools representing their respective districts of the province recently gathered at the Mmabana Taung in the Greater Taung Local Municipality to deliberate on Road Safety campaigns.... .. read more+


27 June 2016
MEC Dr Mpho Motlhabane had his fair share during Setsokotsane in Ratlou

MEC Motlhabane took Setsokotsana activities of his Department to Ratlou Municipality. He was met with serious challenges and concerns during his interaction with the communities and during his unannounced visit to the Police Station... .. read more+


15 June 2016
Youth must stay away from drugs and substance abuse June 16 – says MEC Dr Motlhabane

The Bokone Bophirima Community Safety and Transport Management MEC Dr Mpho Motlhabane appeals to the young people of the province to stay away from alcohol and drugs and emulate the Class of ’76.... .. read more+


13 June 2016
MEC DR MPHO MOTLHABANE VISITS THE BEREAVED FAMILIES OF RAKGWADI VILLAGE

The MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Dr Mpho Motlhabane visited the bereaved families of the Khumalo, Ndondo, Malikhetla and Hossain after Tumelo Tau murdered their loved ones on Thursday , 02 June 2016 at Rakgwadi village near Atamelang... .. read more+


08 June 2016
MEC CONGRATULATES SPI TOLOMO ON HIS SUCCESS

It was a joyous moment in the offices of the department of community safety and transport management yesterday when the MEC, Dr Mpho Motlhabane met and congratulated SPI Tolomo, who recently participated in the 2016 comrades’ marathon and brought home a bronze medal.. .. read more+


06 June 2016
MEC Dr Motlhabane condemns violence during protest

MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management Dr Mpho Motlhabane is worried and disturbed by the recent sporadic violent protests happening around the province.. .. read more+


03 June 2016
Prisoner survives and two wardens die on a crash

Two male prison wardens died and a prisoner survived when the white Ford Ranger club cab they were traveling with collided with a truck on the N4 road at Groot Marico this morning.. .. read more+


01 June 2016
Forth of 10-point campaign plan set to clean corruption, crime and defaulting motorists in Bokone Bophirima

Defaulting motorists in and around Brits area felt the pinch of the law when the Provincial Traffic Authorities implemented the fourth point of the ten-point campaign,. .. read more+


25 May 2016
90 vehicles impounded and 35 arrested for drunken driving

Defaulting motorists around Mahikeng felt the pinch of law enforcement when the Jaws and Public Transport traffic units conducted a week long special operation. More than 90 vehicles were impounded and 384 traffic fines were issued to defaulting motorists with monetary value of more than R400 000. .. read more+


12 May 2016
N12 closed between Bloemhof and Christiana due to protests

Motorists traveling between Bloemhof and Christiana are cautioned and advised to use alternative roads due to the closure of the N12 following community protests... read more+


12 May 2016
Thirteen MTN employees injured and one dead

Thirteen MTN employees are critically injured and while one died on scene after the vehicle they were travelling in lost control.. read more+


10 May 2016
Operation Stop at the stop sign records a success in Mahikeng

Non stopping of vehicles at stop signs in and around Mahikeng has led to establishment of special operation - ‘Operation Stop at the stop sign’.... read more+


22 April 2016
MEC Molapisi to outline his program of action for 2016/17

MEC responsible for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Gaoage Molapisi will outline his departmental program of action for the financial year 2016/17 at the North West Provincial Legislature.... read more+


22 April 2016
MEC MOLAPISI COMMENDS THE SAPS AND SARS FOR THE DRUG BUST

Mmabatho: Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Gaoage Molapisi has accredited the North West South African Police Service (SAPS) and South African Revenue Service (SARS) officials for arresting two men for attempting to smuggle drugs into the country... read more+


15 April 2016
Scholar transport contracts extended

The Department of Community Safety and Transport Management wish to inform the communities of Bokone Bophirima that following numerous concerns raised public including scholar transport operators regarding the future of current contracts of bus operators,.. read more+


07 April 2016
Two people died and bodies trapped in the car between Taung and Podimoe

Two people died and their bodies were trapped when the car they were travelling with collided with a truck along the N18 between Podimoe and Taung..... read more+


31 March 2016
Thank you Bokone Bophirima’ says Molapisi following 71% reduction of road fatalities

The Bokone Bophirima Community Safety and Transport Management MEC Gaoage Molapisi said the 2020 Decade of Action for Road Safety which aims at reducing the rate of accidents and fatalities by 50% is realistic.... read more+


30 March 2016
N14 closed with rocks and burning tyres - motorists cautioned

Motorists travelling on the N14 between Delareyville and Vryburg are cautioned and requested to be vigilant following the road closure due to the protest march of Botselo Milling employees who have since been on an illegal strike for weeks.... read more+


24 March 2016
BE VISIBLE AND VIGILANT ON THE ROAD – SAYS MOLAPISI

The Bokone Bophirima Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Gaoage Molapisi has given the marching orders to all law enforcement officers and encouraged them to be vigilant and visible at all times..... read more+


22 March 2016
MEC MOLAPISI TO ACTIVATE EASTER OPERATIONS

The Bokone Bophirima Community Safety and Transport Management MEC, Gaoage Molapisi will be activating the 2016 Easter operations on Wednesday, 23 March 2016..... read more+


24 February 2016
MOLAPISI CONDEMS MOB JUSTICE

Bokone Bophirima Community Safety and Transport Management MEC Gaoage Molapisi appealed to communities of the Province to stop taking the law into their hands.... read more+


05 November 2015
Molapisi handed over 16 animal drawn carts to promote non-motorized transport in Bokone Bophirima

Community Safety and Transport Management MEC Gaoage Molapisi handed over 16 animal drawn cards to the deserving communities of Modimola village in Mahikeng. The event was part of the official closing ceremony of the 2015 October Transport month. In his address during the event, Molapisi said non-motorised transport is the most dominant in the villages of Bokone Bophirima and had been in existence from time in memorial. This mode of transport has been used for ploughing, movement of people, good and services for ages... read more+


05 November 2015
MEC Molapisi sends a message of comfort to the family of Constable Mokwatedi

The MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management sends a heartfelt message of comfort to the family, relative, friends and colleagues of Constable Johannes Mokwatedi who was deployed at Mooinooi Police Station in Brits. Constable Mokwatedi was shot by criminals who had just robbed a Supermarket at the Mall... read more+


13 September 2015
Molapisi requests community to protect police

The recent killings of police in the country have triggered a serious concern to the fifth Administration and have led to the Community Safety and Transport Management MEC Gaoage Molapisi to make an appeal to communities to protect the police and work closely with them.Molapisi said this during his recent meeting with the Tlokwe and Matlosana Community Police Forums (CPF) cluster meeting held at Tlokwe Local Municipality Chamber... read more+


11 September 2015
MEC Molapisi condemns violent protests in Potch and Ventersdorp

Community Safety and Transport Management MEC Gaoage Molapisi strongly condemns violent actions of protesters in Potchefstroom and Ventersdorp.This follows the blocking of roads with burning tyres and other objects by the protesters who are against the merging of the Tlokwe Local Municipality and the Ventersdorp Local Municipality... read more+


31 August 2015
Molapisi puts measures in place to end sexual abuse against women

The Bokone Bophirima Community Safety and Transport Management has put systems in place to fight against the abuse of women and girl children in the Province. Addressing hundreds of women during Women in Dialogue against sexual abuse at Tshing Community Hall in Ventersdorp, Molapisi called upon women to speak out and seek for help... read more+


29 June 2015
MEC Molapisi concerned about withdrawn cases of stock theft in Kagisano Molopo Municipality

The Bokone Bophirima MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management Gaoage Molapisi raised a concerned on withdrawal of stock theft cases reported in the Morokweng police station. This follows Molapisi announced visit to the Morokweng Police Station during the Setsokotsane programme implemented in the Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District.... read more+


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