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'If you can dream it, I can sew it'

News: 19 September 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Among the greatest concerns faced by South-Africans today is the scarcity of jobs that continues to be a major challenge for many people. That is why, when someone – especially someone from a rural area – manages to create a job for him- or herself that may even benefit another struggling person, a sense of hope rises.

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Missing woman's remains get a proper burial

News: 18 September 2021 By Godfrey Mandiwana

The skeleton of a 39-year-old woman, Tirhani Mavis Mathebula of Xigalo village who was secretly buried behind her lover’s house, received a proper burial on Tuesday.

'Revised plan' for SEZ

News: 18 September 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Interested and affected parties (IAP) have been granted an additional round of public-participation meetings to voice their objection or support for the government’s highly contentious Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone (MMSEZ) just north of the Soutpansberg.

You promised us RDP houses, not an auction, say shack protesters

News: 17 September 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

In spite of legal threats by the Makhado Municipality this week, a number of people are still occupying shacks that they have erected on a piece of land about to be auctioned off. The shack builders protest against the auctioning process, saying that they have been promised that RDP houses will be built on the land.

'Dit wat sy gedoen het, het sy goed gedoen'

News: 17 September 2021 By P├ętria de Vaal

‘n Hartseer familie neem afskeid van Eunice Langbehn (née Viljoen) van Louis Trichardt. Eunice is op 31 Julie 1953 in Duiwelskloof gebore en op 10 September 2021 oorlede.

Bishop Netshamavu (101) dies peacefully at his home

News: 17 September 2021 By Godfrey Mandiwana

One of the legends of the United African Federation Apostolic Church (UAFAC), Bishop Isaiah Nngodiseni Netshamavu, died peacefully at his home last Thursday and was buried at Khalavha village on Tuesday.

Levubu-boere en munisipaliteit haaks oor kragonderbrekings

News: 17 September 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Levubu se boerderygemeenskap is nou al vir ‘n geruime tyd besig om koppe te stamp met die Makhado Munisipaliteit oor dié se skynbare traagheid om probleme met kroniese kragonderbrekings op te los.

Univen student stabbed to death in taxi

News: 17 September 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

The police in Vuwani are investigating the murder of a first-year biochemistry student at Univen, who was stabbed to death while travelling home by taxi from Sibasa-Tshakhuma on Friday, 10 September.

Revenge killing?

News: 16 September 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The body of a young man was found along a street in Tshakhuma on Sunday (12 September). The man had gaping wounds to the head, suggesting that he had been stabbed with a sharp object before he died. The man accused of his murder is in custody.

Crocs stop cops from destroying 'Zalawi' bridge

News: 16 September 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) had to be called in after the police in Musina found themselves confronted by crocodiles during an attempt to demolish a wooden bridge that had been built illegally across the Limpopo River by smugglers.

Don't fire MM, it's a waste of tax money, reckons DA

News: 16 September 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The embattled municipal manager (MM) of the Thulamela Municipality, Mr Hlengani Maluleke, received support from an unexpected corner the past week. The Democratic Alliance’s councillor reckoned that fighting for the MM’s suspension was not worth the effort as his contract is about to expire and taxpayers’ money would be wasted if the matter ends up in court.

Council ready to auction off 849 stands

News: 16 September 2021 By Anton van Zyl

The Makhado Municipality intends to sell 849 vacant residential and business stands by public auction. The stands are in two newly established townships, just south of Pretorius Street in Louis Trichardt and adjacent to Tshikota Extension 1. The auction is scheduled to take place between 24 September (09:00) and 27 September (09:00).

From police constable to advocate in the High Court

News: 12 September 2021 By Godfrey Mandiwana

A former police constable, Mashudu Isaac Tshisikule, has inspired many in the South African Police Service after graduating with an LLB degree from the University of South Africa (Unisa).

Sergeant Selolo is no ordinary 'Woman in Blue'

News: 12 September 2021 By Maanda Bele

Sergeant Chuene Rachel Selolo is based at the Polokwane Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FCS) Unit - a crucial unit that offers specialised investigations to women and children who are victims of crime. However, she is no ordinary ‘Woman in Blue’. Over the years, she has championed the course of victims of gender-based violence by intensively investigating their cases and ensuring that the perpetrators are sent to long-term imprisonment. 

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Denzel wants to teach people about snakes

Video: 10 June 2021 By Maanda Bele

In African cultures, snakes are generally associated with witchcraft – a fact that does not improve the already frayed relationship between mankind and reptiles. However, within a certain African community in Vleifontein lives a man who regards himself as the exception to this cultural belief. In fact, Denzel Ncube’s fondness for these slithering reptiles is no secret. Ncube gives back to his community by educating the local people on the dangers as well as the beauty of snakes and what to do when confronted with them.