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Thirty-two new market stalls for hawkers at Donald Fraser

News: 23 June 2022 By Silas Nduvheni

As part of the implementation of their local economic development (LED) strategy to promote rural economies through informal trading, the Thulamela Local Municipality (TLM) has built 32 modern market stalls for the hawkers operating in front of the gate of the Donald Fraser Hospital in Vhufuli village, just outside Thohoyandou.

Another man kills wife, hangs himself

News: 23 June 2022 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Police have opened a case of murder and an inquest after another man, this time from Maelula village, allegedly stabbed his wife to death before hanging himself on Wednesday, 15 June.

Bekende tannie Marie Visser sterf op 89 jaar

News: 23 June 2022 By Andries van Zyl

Inwoners van die Soutpansberg het met hartseer verneem van die dood van tannie Marie Visser op 25 Mei vanjaar in die ouderdom van 89 jaar en 11 maande. Sy was die afgelope paar jaar naby haar seun Humphrey en skoondogter Giselle in die ouetehuis in Bronkhorstspruit woonagtig.

Illegal mining of sand in Vhembe destroys future of small farmers

News: 18 June 2022 By Elmon Tshikhudo

The scourge of illegal sand mining is leaving a path of destruction in the Vhembe area. Not only the environment gets destroyed by the illegal miners, but also the hopes and dreams of subsistence farmers in remote rural areas.

Don't call the PP, call the ANC, says Madadzhe

News: 18 June 2022 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The newly elected provincial secretary of the African National Congress (ANC), Vhamusanda Vho-Reuben Madadzhe, promised better leadership and that they would keep all municipalities on their toes to improve service delivery to the rural communities.

Dynamos FC legend in court on R15 million fraud charges

News: 18 June 2022 By Frank Mavhungu

The arrest of former Orlando Pirates player Tonic Chabalala on Monday sent shockwaves through the local sports fraternity. Chabalala is well known in the Vhembe District, and his foundation staged a very successful soccer tournament in Malamulele two weeks ago.

Setback for Makhado municipality in PAIA court case

News: 17 June 2022 By Anton van Zyl

The Makhado Municipality’s efforts to avoid disclosing information about dodgy property transactions suffered a setback in the Limpopo High Court on Friday morning when their appeal against an earlier judgement was struck off the roll. 

Granny's mysterious death has Lambani community guessing

News: 17 June 2022 By Elmon Tshikhudo

The circumstances surrounding the murder of a 73-year-old granny from Lambani Nzanwe village outside Thohoyandou have left the family and community baffled and filled with unanswered questions.

Gesteelde fiets weer 'gered'

News: 17 June 2022 By Andries van Zyl

Die opwinding van die gewilde Kremetart-fietsrynaweek het Saterdag in ‘n oogwink in ‘n nagmerrie verander vir ‘n 12-jarige Graad 7-leerder van Laerskool Louis Trichardt toe iemand sy baie duur koolstofvesel (carbon fibre) fiets gegaps het. Dat die verhaal ‘n gelukkige einde gehad het, is bloot te danke aan gebed.

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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.