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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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Unieke erkenning van TLU SA aan vroue-landbouer

News: 12 September 2021 By Andries van Zyl

‘n Unieke eer het plaaslike TLU SA-lid Erika Helm van die Bo-Brakrivier Boerevereniging (Vivo) te beurt geval, toe sy die organisasie se Nico Killian-trofee ontvang het as Landboupersoonlikheid van die Jaar. Die toekenning is aan haar gemaak tydens die TLU SA se jaarlikse kongres wat virtueel op 1 September gehou is.

Even the homeless can no longer bath due to lack of water

News: 11 September 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

Thirteen homeless Zimbabweans who occupy an empty, dilapidated, roofless house in President Street in Louis Trichardt’s CBD complain that they are rarely able to take a bath because of the erratic water supply in town.

Long-abandoned Vhurivhuri-Masisi road to be completed soon

News: 11 September 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

The MEC for Public Works, Road and Infrastructure, Mr Namane Dickson Masemola, intervened and re-opened the abandoned Bermuda Road-project, from Vhurivhuri village to Masisi Road, which had been dormant for five years, during a sod-turning ceremony on Wednesday, 1 September.

Soccer star will never be forgotten

News: 11 September 2021

The name Lesley “Slow Poison” Manyathela - the late star of Orlando Pirates and the South African national soccer team, Bafana Bafana - will live on perpetually.

Fibre is here – but how much do I need?

News: 11 September 2021 By Anton van Zyl

The past year saw a flurry of activities from Internet service providers, with a number of them digging trenches and installing a fibre network in Louis Trichardt. Three of the companies have activated their fibre networks and are offering packages to mostly home users. This, of course, means that consumers now have a choice, but making a decision may not be that easy.

VBS ghost still haunts Venda royal family

News: 10 September 2021 By Anton van Zyl

The ghost of VBS Mutual Bank continues to haunt the Venda royal family. Last month, the bank’s liquidator applied for a writ of execution in the Johannesburg High Court, trying to recoup more than R10 million that was allegedly channelled to a trust used to pay the expenses of Khosikhulu Toni Mphephu Ramabulana.

Tannie Lettie het in haar 93 jaar diep spore getrap

News: 10 September 2021 By Pétria de Vaal

‘n Geliefde legende van die Soutpansberg, tannie Lettie Mostert, is op 2 September aan hartversaking in die ouderdom van 93 jaar oorlede. Haar kleinseun, Sybrand, het vir die laaste bykans 10 jaar na haar omgesien.

Virus steel ook hoop

News: 10 September 2021 By Denise van Bergen

Covid-19 is ‘n nare realiteit wat homself soos ‘n nat kombers om die aarde kom vou het. Of jy nou glo dat die coronavirus ‘n feit of ‘n klug is, almal word op een of ander wyse hierdeur geraak.

Will the MM be fired?

News: 10 September 2021

A veil of secrecy seems to surround the fate of the municipal manager of the Thulamela Municipality, Mr Hlengani Maluleke. A disciplinary hearing was held last month, and a recommendation was made that he be suspended for his role in the VBS Mutual Bank saga. The council, however, seems to be unwilling to take such a drastic step.

Mom allegedly killed by son for 'hiding food in her room'

News: 09 September 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

A 28-year-old resident of Matangari-Tshiumoni village appeared in the Thohoyandou Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, 7 September, on a charge of murder after he had allegedly killed his mother with a broomstick, because she “hid their food in her room”.

Stink probleem ná weke eers opgelos

News: 09 September 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Die traagheid waarmee die Vhembe Distriksmunisipaliteit klagte rondom riool en water hanteer bly steeds een van plaaslike belastingbetalers se grootste kopkrap frustrasies. ‘n Voorbeeld hiervan is die massiewe rioollek aangrensend tot die treinspoor in Industriastraat.

Father accused of killing daughter (3) with hammer

News: 09 September 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

A 36-year-old father from the rural village of Matavhela near Mafukani, outside Thohoyandou, briefly appeared in the Mutale Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 6 September, on charges of murder after he had allegedly brutally murdered his three-year-old daughter with a hammer on Thursday, 2 September.

Mukula residents are still struggle to access clean drinking water

News: 05 September 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Many communities in Vhembe continue to struggle with access to clean drinking water. Mukula village too has had its share of water woes for decades, and the water project that was promised them, and started years ago, still remains incomplete.

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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.