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10 September 2021

OFFICE OF THE PROVINCIAL COMMISSIONER: NORTH WEST


PROVINCIAL COMMISSIONER URGES THE PUBLIC TO WORK WITH THE POLICE TO ENSURE THAT THOSE BEHIND VIOLENT PROTESTS ARE ARRESTED

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10 September 2021

NGAKA MODIRI MOLEMA DISTRICT


LICHTENBURG SAPS

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09 September 2021

Inter-Ministerial committee on Covid-19


North West MEC for the department of Community Safety and Transport Management Sello Lehari joined the Inter-Ministerial Committee on COVID-19 vaccine visit at Freedom Park in Rustenburg, North West.

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09 September 2021

Debushing Stella,Naledi Local Munipality


Various stakeholders such as SAPS, Naledi Local Municipality, Youth in Crime Prevention, Community Policing Forum, Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP) and the Community in blue came in numbers to support the departmental program led by the Crime Prevention directorate.

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08 September 2021

North West Public Transport Intervention Team (NWPTIT)


North West Public Transport Intervention Team started an induction process this morning at Kgaswane lodge in Rustenburg

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04 September 2021

U-turn on the N4 takes driver's life


A light motor vehicle driver was declared dead on the scene, after an attempted U-turn on the N4 and hit a heavy motor vehicle. The two vehicles were travelling in the same direction when the collision happened.

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02 September 2021

MEC SELLO LEHARI INAUGURATE AND WELCOMES NEWLY ELECTED NWPTIT MEMBERS


Fifteen newly elected North West Public Transport Intervention Team (NWPTIT) members signed on doted lines to accept their responsibilities after being officially welcomed into the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management by MEC Sello Lehari, HoD Ms Botlhale Mofokeng, Chief Director Molefi Morule and Acting Chief Director Thabo Sematle at head office, Tirelo Building.

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31 August 2021

3 vehicles collide and claim 2 lives


A Polo Sedan and a minibus have burnt to ashes, following a collision with the back of a truck, making the truck to lose control and collide with a minibus taxi coming in the opposite direction. This was confirmed by the department of Community Safety and Transport Management.

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30 August 2021

TAUNG DLTC FULLY OPERATIONAL AFTER NETWORK GLITCH


The Taung Driving Licence Testing Centre (DLTC) is back fully operational after network glitch earlier this month. The challenges were caused by cable theft which affected other businesses in the vicinity.

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30 August 2021

#DCSM FLASH# Handing over of Bicycles to learners of Makoba Secondary school


Departmental MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management Sello Lehari flanked by Acting Chief Director Thabo Sematle , Director Public Transport Tumiso Mohono and Ba Bogosi Bakgafela handed over 63 bicycles to learners of Makoba Secondary school that are walking 3-5 kilometers to school (Shova Kalula programme).

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12 August 2021

Dipudi Primary School learners receives GBV&F presentations


The North West Department of Community Safety and Transport Management is currently leading a Gender Based Violence campaign at Dipudi Primary School outside Ganyesa in the Kagisano Molopo Local Municipality.

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11 August 2021

The forged partnership between the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management and different stakeholders is currently bearing fruits, following the debushing activity.


Community members and different stakeholders including the hosting Lekwa-Teemane Local Municipality, Neighborhood Watch, Department of Correctional Services, Department of Justice, Department of Public Works and Roads, Department Arts, Culture, Sport and Recreation, South African Police Services, Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism came in numbers this morning to clear areas that are currently used by criminals.

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26 July 2021

MEC Lehahi closes Zeerust retail store for COVID-19 non-compliance


One retail store in Zeerust was forced to close for failing to adhere to some aspects of the Covid 19 regulations. The said store lost continuity of business for about 30minutes whilst putting of compliance in place.

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13 July 2021

MEC Lehari applauds NW community for non-looting


North West MEC for the department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Sello Lehari has applauded the residents of Mahikeng and the Province at large for protecting assets and business against looting.

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20 June 2021

FATAL ACCIDENT ON THE N4 CLAIMS 5 LIVES


The MEC for the department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Sello Lehari is heartbroken at the loss of lives on the N4 road.

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18 June 2021

NTI WELCOMES NEW ACTING GCEO


The North West Transport Investment (NTI) has welcomed the new Acting Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr Gobusamang Peter Moholo. Mr Moholo is the current Chairperson of the North West Provincial Regulatory Entity (PRE).

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17 June 2021

PRESIDENT MOURNS PASSING OF LIBERATION GIANT PRESIDENT KENNETH “KK” KAUNDA OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA


President Cyril Ramaphosa has learned with great sadness of the passing of Kenneth “KK” Kaunda, Founding President of a post-colonial Republic of Zambia and unwavering champion of South Africa’s own liberation .

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08 June 2021

Lehari Commits To Appointing Safety Patrollers In Crime Hotspots


North West Community Safety and Transport Management, MEC Sello Lehari says his Department will continue strengthening the fight again crime by ensuring that communities of the Province live in a crime free environment..

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08 June 2021

Road Safety Rangers Contributes To Reduction Of Car Crashes


"A notable reduction of road crashes involving stray animals has been recorded since the introduction of the Road Safety Rangers". This was illustrated by the MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management Sello Lehari during 2021/22 budget speech presentation.

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08 June 2021

3.5 million set aside to resuscitate CCTV cameras in Mahikeng


In an effort to fight crime in the capital city of the Province, Mahikeng, the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management has set aside a budget totalling R3.5 million to resuscitate the Close Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras.

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08 June 2021

MEC Lehari urges motorists to also renew motor vehicle licences at the South African Post Office


The services of renewal of motor vehicle licences around the North West Province, has now increased to include the South African Post Offices (SAPO).

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15 March 2021

GANYESA ACCIDENT CLAIMS THREE LIVES


Three people, two women and one man died on the road accident about 35 kilometers outside Ganyesa on Saturday, March 13, 2021.

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28 February 2021

CURIOUS INCIDENT LED TO PILEUP ON R49


Four vehicles piled up on top of the R49 bridge in Ottoshoop midway between Zeerust and Mafikeng on Saturday (27/02/2021) evening at about 20:10.

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26 February 2021

THREE BURNT BEYOND RECOGNITION ON N12 ACCIDENT


Four people have died in an N12 accident last night (Wednesday, February 25, 2021) at about 19:40. The impact hurled one passenger out of the vehicle as both caught fire on impact. Three others were trapped inside and were burnt beyond recognition.

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22 February 2021

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MEC LEHARI


More than half a century ago today, the Lehari household was blessed with a baby boy. The doting parents would name him Jonas Sello. He would grow like many others in the rural South Africa.

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22 February 2021

HARTEBEESFONTEIN ACCIDENT CLAIM FOUR LIVES


Four people, (three women and one man) had died instantaneously when their vehicle collided head-on with truck. The accident happened on Monday afternoon (22/02/2021) at around 14:00 on R503 between Coligny and Hartebeesfontien near Klerksdorp.

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19 February 2021

NEVER AGAIN SHOULD LEARNERS NOT BE TRANSPORTED”, ORDERED MEC LEHARI


What has become a normal chant of protest and a sign of exasperation from fractious communities greeted MEC Sello Lehari on the outskirts of Hartebeest near Brits west of Pretoria. It was supposed to be a complaint about non arrival of school buses but it turned out to be the microcosm of their social challenges.

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15 January 2021

A BRITS BRANCH OF A NATIONAL GROCERY FRANCHISE SHOP WAS CLOSED AND ITS MANAGER FINED FOR CONTRAVENING COVID-19 REGULATIONS


A Brits branch of a national grocery franchise shop was forced to close after and its stand-in manager was charged for contravening COVID-19 protocols. It was reported that the substantive manager, yesterday, received positive test results for Coronavirus and went home to quarantine. However, despite having had contact with almost all staff members, especially the two deputy managers, the shop opened today without those close contacts being caused to self-isolate too. Not even decontamination of the manager's office or shop premises was conducted but they continued on 'business as usual' attitude.

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08 January 2021

SEVERAL FINED FOR NOT WEARING MASKS IN TAUNG


Several public transport users were fined for not wearing masks in a multipurpose joint law enforcement operation in Taung. Taxis without operating permits and those expired licenses also found themselves at the receiving end of the unsmiling but friendly law enforcement officers.

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22 December 2020

EARLY CHRISTMAS FOR YOUNG VICTIMS OF ROAD CRASHES AS MEC LEHARI VISITS THEM AT THE SHIMANKANA TABANE HOSPITAL, RUSTENBURG


Christmas came early for children hospitalised due to road accidents. The MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Sello Lehari visited them at the Job Shimankana Tabane Hospital in Rustenburg on Tuesday morning. Through the Road Traffic Management Corporation’s social cohesion and moral degeneration programme, MEC Lehari handed over educational gifts. This being the time where many will be spending the holidays with loved ones, these children will still be in hospital.

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17 December 2020

‘LET’S WORK TOGETHER TO DEFEAT COVID-19 AND ROAD CARNAGE’ – PLEADS MEC LEHARI


The usually busy shopping malls in and around Mafikeng were much more bustling as if shoppers knew the day would be extra special. The North West MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Sello Lehari had an eventful day that included visitation to three major malls in the capital. The day’s activities culminated in a joint law enforcement operation on R49 just outside Mafikeng to Zeerust. MEC Lehari pleaded with communities of the Province and motorists who will be travelling to work together with government in fighting the spread of COVID-19 and road carnage.

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05 December 2020

North-West and Limpopo Transport and Community Safety departments intensify Road Safety Operations


Eleven vehicles were discontinued for being unroadworthy and one undocumented person was arrested in a joint law enforcement operation on R101 arterial road. The joint law enforcement operation began early on Friday morning at Maubane outside Hammanskraal. This is where North West, Limpopo, Gauteng and Mpumalanga Province borders are converging.

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20 November 2020

'Provision of learner transport services and bicycles is Dept responsibility' says MEC Lehari


North West MEC for Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Sello Lehari said the delivery of 188 bicycles to the leaders of Sempapa Secondary High School in Mathibestad is the step towards resolving traveling challenges for learners of this school.

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19 November 2020

ZERO TOLERANCE” FESTIVE OPERATION PLAN UNVEILED BY MEC LEHARI


“We are not going to be tolerant for any deviancy this coming festive season”, declared MEC Sello Lehari. Senior management of law enforcement in the Province were briefing the MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management on festive period plans. The joint operational plans seek to ensure rules and regulations are adhered to by road users during this festive period

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04 November 2020

“SPATE OF ACCIDENTS VEXING”, SAID CONCERNED MEC LEHARI AS ROAD CRASHES CLAIMED 11 LIVES


Eleven people have died in two separate horrific accidents in the last two weeks, and this is a serious concern. This is according to the MEC for the Department of Community and Transport Management, Sello Lehari. The latest accident earlier this week claimed four lives to date.

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25 October 2020

GANYESA ACCIDENT CLAIMED EIGHT LIVES INCLUDING A THREE MONTHS OLD BABY


Three women were burnt beyond recognition when two vehicles collided head-on along the Ganyesa and Vryburg Road in the Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District. The vehicles burst into flames immediately after the collision, making it difficult to rescue passengers who were trapped. The MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Sello Lehari passed condolences to the bereaved families.

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23 October 2020

“THE TIME TO END TAXI VIOLENCE IS NOW”, SAYS MEC LEHARI IN CLOSING PROVINCIAL LEKGOTLA


The violence that characterises the taxi industry should end and should end now. This is the message from the MEC for the Department of Community Safety and Transport Management Sello Lehari. He was speaking on the second and last day of the Provincial Taxi Lekgotla held in Rustenburg. The lekgotla is part of build-up to the National taxi lekgotla to be held next week in Gauteng. The Provincial was opened by Minister Fikile Mbalula yesterday and was closed by Premier Professor Job Mokgoro. MEC Lehari decried the morass that the taxi industry found itself in.

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05 October 2020

'WE HOPE AND PRAY FOR MOJALEFA’S SAFE RETURN' - SAYS MEC LEHARI


The Moleme family in Swartdam outside Makapanstad is appealing to anyone with information to assist the police to find their abducted son Mojalefa. The 39 year old businessman was allegedly abducted from his house on Sunday last week and has not been seen since.

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