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Mafua an example of how youth can help grow economy

News: 25 December 2021

“A wise person has more than one stream of income in these tough economic times.” This is the point of view of Tshifhiwa Mafua (29) from the deep rural village of Madimbo outside Musina.

Children must report abuse so that the culprits can be arrested

News: 25 December 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

“All children in our country have the right to better education,” said the executive mayor of Vhembe District, Cllr Dowelani Nenguda, during the 2021 Children’s-Rights Awareness Campaign held at the Maniini All Black Sports Grounds on Friday, 10 December.

'n Jaar van uiterste hartseer vir Soutpansberg

News: 24 December 2021 By Andries van Zyl

In hierdie laaste uitgawe van die Zoutpansberger vir 2021 kyk ons terug na die 10 mees gelese artikels die afgelope jaar op die Zoutpansberger se webblad.

Prof Maluleke reaches a milestone

News: 24 December 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Tinyiko Maluleke, a Gauteng professor with ties to the Vhembe region, has been appointed the new vice-chancellor and principal of the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT).

Musina FM radio station finally back on air

News: 24 December 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

Community radio station Musina FM is back on air after being silent for four months. The station closed because of various problems, such as continuous cable theft and a missing radio antenna.

Prof Koos en tannie Regina vier 65 goeie jare saam

News: 24 December 2021 By P├ętria de Vaal

Min egpare het die voorreg om ‘n 65ste huweliksherdenking te vier. Die beminde egpaar Koos (89) en Regina (88) van Rooy is op 15 Desember 1956 getroud. Hulle het mekaar reeds as kinders geken, omdat albei op Ventersburg gebore is. Regina se ouers het daar geboer en Koos se pa Jacs was predikant in die Gereformeerde Kerk in Ventersburg.

WATCH: 'Izinyoka' create misery in Midoroni

News: 23 December 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Residents of Midoroni in the Kutama area woke up without electricity last Monday (13th), after izinyoka had stolen their electricity cables.

Hello darkness my old foe ...

News: 23 December 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Several families in Tshiozwi and Ha-Ramantsha are complaining about regular power outages that they say are making life almost unbearable for them.

Jong ma se skielike dood skok familie

News: 23 December 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Die dood van ‘n jong ma van Louis Trichardt verlede Donderdag het ‘n storm op sosiale media ontketen met gerugte dat sy haar eie lewe geneem het nadat welsynsdienste haar jongste dogter van haar af weggeneem het.

Well-known Ratshisevhe is no more

News: 23 December 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Soccer lovers from around Vhembe are still shocked after the sudden death of well-known former soccer referee and referee selector Mr Shumani Ratshisevhe (66). He died at his home at Ha-Mashau Bodwe on 10 December and was buried at Bodwe on Sunday.

Death of nurse leads to picketing outside court

News: 23 December 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

Musina residents are battling to come to terms with the level of crime in Musina. They claim that several lives were lost in the recent past. The level of crime has caused community members to picket outside the Musina Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, 15 December, following the death of Malakia Vhutshilo Vele, a nurse at Nancefield clinic.

Gierigheid land twee in selle

News: 23 December 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Twee mans van die Kutama/Sinthumule area het Vrydag (17de) uitgevind hoe dit voel om teen jou wil aangehou te word, nadat hulle in ‘n polisie lokval gearresteer is toe hulle probeer het om ‘n ietermagog aan ‘n lid van die publiek te verkoop. Die arrestasie van die mans is direk te danke aan bekende slangvanger Jan “Slang” van Rooyen en Big Five Sekuriteit.

Shock at sudden death of former Makhado MM

News: 22 December 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The former Municipal Manager (MM) of the Makhado Municipality, Mr Freddy Tshivhengwa (45), died after a short illness at Polokwane Hospital on Sunday.

Dave wraps up yet another desert walk adventure

News: 22 December 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Intrepid adventurer Dave van Graan looked set to reach his Namib coast destination of Henties Bay on Tuesday after yet another of his epic walks, this time from the Epupa Falls in Kaokoland over a distance of almost 800km.

Waterval residents fed-up with lack of services

News: 22 December 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

Where are the councillors? Where are Makhado Municipality’s workers?  These are some of the questions asked by Ward 2 Waterval residents who accuse the Makhado Municipality of failing to offer them basic services, such as the maintenance of roads, a constant supply of water and attending in time to burst sewerage pipes.

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