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Lamola encourages students to protect women and children

News: 14 August 2022

The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Mr Ronald Lamola, called on the students of the University of Venda (Univen) and members of the community to join the fight in protecting the women and children of our country, and stop alcohol and drug abuse. Lamola addressed hundreds of Univen students, who packed the auditorium to the rafters on Monday morning, 1 August, in commemoration of Women’s Month.

Ragimana couple honoured during memorial lecture

News: 14 August 2022 By Elmon Tshikhudo

A memorial lecture in honour of the late Pastor Dr Masole Petrus Ragimana, who passed away in 2019, and his wife, Pastor Matsidiso Evelin Ragimana, who passed away in 2021, took place at the headquarters of The Living Gospel World Mission Church in Tshilivho outside Thohoyandou on Saturday, 6 August.

Who is responsible for the security of the infrastructure in Musina?

News: 13 August 2022 By Bernard Chiguvare

Following the week-long violent protests in Musina for water in May this year, the Vhembe District Municipality frantically started drilling boreholes to avert any further disruptions. However, two months down the line, residents from some of Musina’s townships still complain about the intermittent water supply.

'A criminal record is forever,' scholars warned

News: 13 August 2022 By Silas Nduvheni

On Thursday, 4 August, the SAPS in Thohoyandou visited Tshandama Secondary School in Ngwenani ya Ha-Mapholi village to address the learners on the consequences of getting involved in criminal activities.

Guard killed in yet another bloody CIT robbery

News: 12 August 2022 By Elmon Tshikhudo

A security guard was shot and killed during a cash-in-transit robbery at Duthuni village on Tuesday, 2 August. This incident follows three weeks after the tragic murder of the Collins Chabane mayor, Moses Maluleke, at his home in Shikundu, in what is also believed to have been a robbery. The village of Duthuni is home to the two suspects who were arrested in connection with Maluleke’s death.

Sakelui en kontrakteur(s) stamp koppe oor 'toe' straat

News: 12 August 2022 By Andries van Zyl

Sakelui in Vleistraat, Louis Trichardt, stem saam dat die slakkepas waarteen die straat tans “gerehabiliteer” word, onaanvaarbaar is en direk daartoe bydra dat hulle besighede ernstige finansiële skade ly.

Bloody weekend in Gumbani village as two youths die

News: 12 August 2022 By Elmon Tshikhudo

A fun night out with friends turned fatal for two young people from Gumbani, who died in separate incidents in the early hours of Sunday, 8 August. Both incidents happened during a music bash that was held at a local tavern in the village, with various artists performing.

Gelukkig om te leef nĂ¡ noodlottige ongeluk

News: 12 August 2022 By Andries van Zyl

‘n Noodlottige ongeluk tussen twee bakkies op die Witvlag-pad het Maandagmiddag opnuut vrae laat ontstaan oor die oorsaak van die toenemende aantal ongelukke op die streek se paaie. Feitlik op ‘n daaglikse basis word ongelukke in en om Louis Trichardt gerapporteer en die vraag word gevra of die swak toestand van die streek se paaie te blameer is, of bloot swak bestuurders?

Eetgewoontes van gevlekte ooruile in Levubu (Deel 2)

News: 11 August 2022 By Andries van Zyl

In verlede week se uitgawe van die Zoutpansberger het ons gekyk na die verskeidenheid van kossoorte wat op gevlekte ooruile (Bubo africanus) in Levubu se spyskaart is en hierdie week ontleed ons dinge so ‘n bietjie verder.

TVEP's director dies after long illness

News: 11 August 2022 By Silas Nduvheni

Members of the Thohoyandou Victim Empowerment Programme (TVEP) in Sibasa and the community at large are mourning the death of Mr Tshilidzi Masikhwa, who passed away on Thursday, 4 August, while in hospital in Polokwane, following a long illness.

Two young boys arrested for murder

News: 11 August 2022 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Two underaged boys were arrested and charged with the murder of Lufuno Mabela (27) from Madodonga on Saturday evening, 6 August.

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Patrick creates art from wooden stumps

Video: 10 December 2021

VIDEO: Patrick Manyike is a talented woodcarver from Mbhokota near Elim. We visited his studio to find out what motivates him and how he creates his stunning art pieces. Patrick learned how to do wood sculpting from internationally acclaimed local artist, Thomas Kubayi.