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This classic Hi-Ace can still take you places

News: 24 January 2021 By

When one thinks of classic cars, the first image that comes to mind is an open-top roadster, preferably with spoke wheels and iconic names such as Austin Healey, Bentley, or Aston Martin. Many of the vehicles that we grew up with, however, are nowadays also considered to be classics and well-worth preserving for future generations.

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Covid-19 sterftes 'n uitdaging vir begrafnisondernemers

News: 24 January 2021 By Denise van Bergen

Covid-19 hou ‘n groot bedreiging vir ons almal in. Mense van alle rasse en klasse loop die gevaar van blootstelling aan hierdie onsigbare massamoordenaar onder ons, en daarom is dit ‘n kwessie van lewe en dood om die nodige voorsorgmaatreëls te tref om onsself én ander daarteen te beskerm deur die dra van maskers, gereelde ontsmetting en die handhawing van veilige distansies.

Khodani chases dream to become fitness guru

News: 23 January 2021 By Maanda Bele

The world of professional sport may be dominated by men, but a young lady from Muledane is making her presence felt. Khodani Nyelisani is a health and fitness expert who has already become an indispensable part of local professional soccer teams.

Thompo's flowers bring joy to people's lives

News: 23 January 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

“I fell in love with flowers when I was just a little girl. I would find myself picking flowers from the bush or trees just to put them on my head or in my pocket. I never knew or thought that flowers could be sold then.”

Makhado prison “not overcrowded”

News: 23 January 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

Claims that the situation at the Makhado prison is unbearable for prisoners, with overcrowding and a lack of food, were denied by the prison authorities this week. On the contrary, the Department of Correctional Services said, the situation is well under control, with a lot of improvements being made the past year.

Leerders gretig dat skooljaar aan die gang kom

News: 23 January 2021 By Pétria de Vaal

Die heropening van skole is steeds ‘n tameletjie en veroorsaak onsekerheid onder ouers en leerders. Die Zoutpansberger het gaan opvolgwerk doen en ook ‘n paar leerders se gevoel getoets.

A deadly game?

News: 22 January 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

What was supposed to be a fun outing to a soccer match turned into tragedy on Saturday when a bakkie overturned on the Gaba-Ha-Begwa road, killing four people and injuring scores of others. The bakkie was allegedly ferrying 28 passengers, who were on their way back from an informal soccer match.

State vet in court on charge of animal cruelty

News: 22 January 2021 By Andries van Zyl

In what looks set to become yet another high-profile case for the Louis Trichardt SPCA, a state veterinarian, who is also a deputy director for animal health in the Vhembe region for the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), recently appeared in court on a charge of animal cruelty.

“Ben 10” Ndou wins GAMA award

News: 21 January 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Lutendo “Ben10” Ndou, a sports presenter for Vhembe FM, outclassed presenters from other radio stations during the annual Golden Arts and Media Awards (GAMA) held in Hammanskraal on 19 December last year, when he won the Top Presenter Award.

Local taxi ranks to be disinfected

News: 21 January 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

Last week, President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation again about the latest lockdown regulations and he encouraged citizens to avoid the three Cs: closed spaces, crowded places, and close contact with others. On Saturday, we paid a visit to two of the local taxi ranks to see whether drivers, commuters, and vendors adhere to the regulations.

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WATCH: Cyclists help spread some Christmas joy

Video: 07 December 2020 By Andries van Zyl

It was again time for local cyclists to unbox the Christmas lights and decorate their bicycles as part of the annual Jingle Bell Toy Ride in Louis Trichardt that took part on Friday, 4 December.