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MEDIA ALERT: MEC Gaolaolwe to hand over long service certificates [10 August 2017]

The MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements in Bokone Bophirima, Galaletsang Gaolaolwe will this evening, hand over certificates to officials who have worked for the department for more than 20 years. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: HUMAN SETTLEMENTS PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE TO VISIT THE NORTH WEST PROVINCE [10 August 2017]

Members of the National Parliament’s Human Settlements Portfolio Committee will from Monday, 14 – 18 Augsut 2017 visit North West Province. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: Family of 18 in Tsetse village to get a house, thanks to a good Samaritan [19 November 2015]

MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements in Bokone Bophirima, Wendy Nelson, accompanied by the Member of the Provincial Legislature, Hon. Hoffman Galeng, will on Friday, 20 November 2015, hand over a house to a family of 18 in Tsetse village, outside Mahikeng. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: Deputy Minister of Human Settlements to launch Youth Build in Kanana, Orkney [14 November 2015]

The Deputy Minister of Human Settlements, Zoe Kota-Fredericks will on Wednesday, 18 November 2015, officially launch the Youth Build programme by handing over completed houses which are part of the 187 units (worth over R17 million) built by the winner of the Best Youth Contractor in the 2015 Provincial and National Govan Mbeki awards. The event (launch) will take place in Kanana, Orkney near Klerksdorp in Matlosana local municipality [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: Best Performing Housing Developers In Bokone Bophirima, To Get Awards [20 May 2015]

Captains in the housing industry, Executive Mayors and Mayor, Councillors, will all converge in Manthe village near Taung in Bokone Bophirima at the weekend, to witness housing developers being recognised for their sterling performance during 2014/2015 financial year.

The event will take place as follows::
Date: 23 May 2015
Time: 18H00
Venue: Manthe sports ground in Taung [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: Department demolishes shoddy houses and blacklist the contractor [25 February 2015]

Vryburg - North West Department of Local Government and Human Settlements continues to take tough stance against contractors who continue to build shoddy low cost houses. MEC Collen Maine will lead an exercise to demolish at 28 poorly build RDP houses in Huhudi township near Vryburg and blacklist the contractor.

The event will take place as follows::
Date: 25 February 2015
Time: 11H00
Venue: Huhudi township – Vryburg [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maine on the demolition of Khuma hostels [06 February 2015]

MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements Collen Maine in Bokone-Bophirima, will address hostel occupants in Khuma near Stilfontein to discuss the provincial government’s intention to completely demolition the hostels which have now been turned into a criminals’ nest.

The event will take place as follows::
Date: 08 February 2014
Time: 15H00
Venue: Khuma hostel [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maine provides feedback on Lekwa Teemane municipality [13 October 2014]

North West MEC for Local Government and Traditional Affairs, Collen Maine, will on Monday, 13 October 2014, provide feedback on the issues that the community of Boitumelong township in Lekwa Teemane local municipality, raised earlier in the year about the municipality.

The event will take place as follows::
Date: 13 October 2014
Time: 11H00
Venue: Boitumelong sports stadium [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maine calls an urgent press conference [25 September 2014]

Members of the media are invited to an urgent press conference to be addressed by North West MEC for Local Government and Human Settlement Collen Maine - today, 25 September 2014, at 15h00 at the Ferns Guest House. The purpose of the briefing is to convey to the media the decision of the North West High Court, which was delivered today about an urgent application brought by Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality to challenge the decision of the EXCO to envoke the provision of Section 139 (1) (c) of the Constitution.


MEDIA ALERT: North West Government and Lonmin to build houses in Marikana Ext 2 [08 July 2014]

Following the signing of the memorandum of understanding in October 2013, whereupon, Lonmin donated 50 hectors of land to Government for housing development purposes; to this end, the North West Provincial Government and the mining giant will officially launch the Marikana Extension 2 housing project on Thursday. 292 houses and 252 Community Residential Units (CRUs) will be constructed as part of the first phase of more than 2000 mixed housing typologies.

The event will take place as follows::
Date: 10 April 2014
Time: 13H00
Venue: Marikana Ext 2 (Marikana West) [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: Maine to address housing developers in NW [11 June 2014]
North West MEC for Human Settlements and Local Government Collen Maine will today address developer’s forum attended by contractors contracted by the department to build houses for the communities of the province. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: SABC In Partnership With Human Settlements North West Handover Houses In Mantja Village [24 April 2014]
MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Thursday hand over about 100 houses to the Piet Plessis families in the Kagisano Molopo local municipality.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 25 April 2014
Time: 9H00
Venue: Mantja Village [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maloyi honors contractors and handover 1000 units [15 April 2014]
MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Wednesday hand over 1000 units of the Sunway presidential project residents who have been staying in informal settlements in Hartbeespoort Madibeng.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 16 April 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue: Sunway Village

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 16 April 2014
Time: 14H00
Venue: Boiketong Hall

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 16 April 2014
Time: 18H00
Venue: Bafokeng Civic centre [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maloyi To Hand Over 100 Houses In Piet Plessis [09 April 2014]
MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Thursday hand over about 100 houses to the Piet Plessis families in the Kagisano Molopo local municipality.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 10 April 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue: Piet Plessis Sport Ground [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maloyi To Hand Over 112 Houses In Leeudoringstad [03 April 2014]
MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Friday hand over about 112 houses to the Leeudoringstad families living in rural villages of the Maquassi Hills local municipality. The hand over is a continuation of the departmental programme that started in the past two months.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 04 April 2014
Time: 11H00
Venue: Kgakala Stadium [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maloyi To Hand Over 600 Houses In Wolmaranstad As Part Of Human Rights Day [20 March 2014]
MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Tuesday hand over about 250 houses to the Taung families in the greater Taung local municipality. The Houses are part of the 8000 houses that are expected to be handed over between February and March 2014.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 21 March 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue: Wolmaranstad ext 13 [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maloyi To Hand Over 250 Houses In Greater Taung [17 March 2014]
MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Tuesday hand over about 250 houses to the Taung families in the greater Taung local municipality. The Houses are part of the 8000 houses that are expected to be handed over between February and March 2014.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 18 March 2014
Time: 14H00
Venue: Tlapeng Tribal Authority [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: Mec Maloyi To Hand Over 1000 Houses In Mothutlung [12 March 2014]
MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Thursday hand over about 1000 houses to the Mothotlung families in the Madibeng local municipality. The Houses are part of the 8000 houses that are expected to be handed over between February and March 2014.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 13 March 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue: Mothotlung ext 2 [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: Acting MEC Mohono To Hand Over 300 Houses In Mmatau [07 March 2014]
Acting MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Desbo Mohono will hand over about 300 houses to the Mmatau and Siga families in the Moses Kotane local municipality on Saturday. The Houses are part of the 8000 houses that are expected to be handed over between February and March.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 08 March 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue: Mmatau tribal offices [read more]


MEDIA ALERT:MEC Maloyi to handover Groot Marico 600 houses [28 February 2014]
MEC for Human Settlements, Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Saturday officially hand-over 600 houses to the communities of Groot Marico that has been living in an informal settlement situated next to the N4 in the Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 01 March 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue:: Groot Marico – Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality [read more]


MEDIA ALERT:MEC Maloyi continues to accelerate access to housing in NW [27 February 2014]
MEC for Human Settlements, Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Friday officially hand-over houses to about 188 families of Joubertina Extension 16 in the Matlosana Local Municipality. The families have been staying in informal settlements.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 28 February 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue: Jourbertina Extension 16 [read more]


MEDIAL ALERT: Mec Maloyi To Hand Over 200 Houses In Ratlou Municipality [24 February 2014]

MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Tuesday hand over about 200 houses to families in Kraaipan. The hand over is part of the MEC’s programme of officially handing over 8000 houses to beneficiaries across the province in 60 days.

Date: 25 February 2014
Time: 14H00
Venue: Kraaipan Community Hall
[read more]


MEDIAL ALERT:Mec Maloyi To Hand Over 260 Houses In Matlosana [18 February 2014]

MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will hand over about 260 houses to Jouberton families near Klerksdorp on Thursday. The Houses are part of the 8000 houses that are expected to be handed over between February and March 2014. The benefiting families are said to be from the nearby farming communities and have never owned houses before.

Date: 20 February 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue: Jouberton Ext 20 (Open space)
[read more]


MEC Maloyi to handover 473 houses in Tlokwe [12 February 2014]

Date: 14 February 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue: Ikageng ext 11 (Next to Roman Catholic Church)
[read more]


NW Human Settlements to identify emerging women contractors through dialogue [15 August 2013]

The Department of Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison will tomorrow convene a one day women’s summit which amongst others, is intended to promote access to economic opportunities for women in construction and make emphasis on cooperate governance and partnership with Human Settlement branch stakeholders. [read more]


MEC Maloyi to deliver his policy speech [16 May 2013]

The North West MEC for Human Settlements, Public Safety and Liaison, Hon Nono Maloyi will deliver departmental budget speech for 2013/14 financial year. Maloyi is expected to reflect on the achievements attained during the past financial year and the challenges faced by the department. [read more]


Media Launch and the actual Festive Arrive Alive Campaign and Operation When Duty Calls

North West MEC for Human Settlements, Public Safety and Liaison, Hon Nono Maloyi will launch the Festive Arrive Alive campaign during the Media Launch scheduled to be held at Mmabatho Stadium VIP room.

Media Launch
Date : 01 November 2012
Venue : Mmabtho Stadium VIP room
Time : 17H00

Arrive Alive and Operation When Duty Calls Launch
Date : 02 November 2012
Venue : Mmabtho Stadium
Time : 11H00


MEC Maloyi eliminates fraud and corruption at the Driver’s license testing centres in the province

Following a number of fraud and corruption incidents on learner and driver’s licences recorded in the province’s testing centres, the North West MEC for Human Settlements, Public Safety and Liaison, Nono Maloy officially launched the second Computerised Learner and Driving License Centre in the Ramotsheremoiloa Municipality in a bid to eliminate the number of such cases. [read more]

Hon. Galaletsang Fenny Gaolaolwe
Acting MEC for Local Government & Human Settlements

Mr. Phihadu Ephraim Motoko
HOD: Local Government & Human Settlements