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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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Vhufuli community tired of waiting for government

News: 04 September 2021 By Maanda Bele

The community of Vhufuli village outside Thohoyandou have been waiting two decades now for the tarred road that was promised to them by the local government. Many of the children who were born at the time of this hearty promise have since grown into adults and are now working and providing for their own families. And still no tarred road.

Klein Mateo het dringend hulp nodig om koste te help dek

News: 04 September 2021 By Denise van Bergen

Min dinge in hierdie lewe laat ‘n ouer so magteloos voel soos wanneer ‘n eens gesonde kind skielik ernstig siek word. Die blote idee dat jou kind swaarkry vat ongelooflik baie uit ‘n ouer uit, maar om deur dit als nagte om wakker te lê oor die mediese onkostes daaraan verbonde, is byna ondraaglik. Derduisende mense sweet bloed vir mediese fondse (wat juis vir so ‘n onvoorsiene geval uitgeneem word) wat dan in die oomblik van nood met ‘n honderd verskonings vorendag kom oor hoekom hierdie spesifieke kondisie nié deur hulle gedek word nie.

Begwa Concerned Group threaten to halt production

News: 04 September 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

Members of the Concerned Group of the Begwa Community Property Association (CPA) protested outside the gate of the farm Melkhoutkopjes last Wednesday (25 August), threatening to shut down all farming activities. The farm is being managed by the Mamphodo Mushasha Begwa CPA.

Tshitavha Sambandou village taunted by mysterious happenings

News: 03 September 2021 By Maanda Bele

The disappearance of the 79-year-old Gerson Sikhipha of Tshitavha Sambandou Village outside Thohoyandou has rekindled rumours that something sinister is happening in the area. Sikhipha went missing on Thursday morning (19 August) and has not been seen since.

Nog ‘n Covid-19 skok vir Soutpansberg

News: 03 September 2021 By Pétria de Vaal

Die nuus van Nico König se afsterwe weens Covid-19 verwante komplikasies, het opnuut skokgolwe deur die gemeenskap gestuur.

Threat to journalist investigating Lottery corruption

News: 03 September 2021

The controversial executive chairman of a non-profit organisation (NPO) that has received millions of rands in Lottery funding tried to intimidate a journalist to stop him from investigating a dodgy R10 million grant involving an ANC councillor.

Hope for baby Eliza

News: 03 September 2021 By Godfrey Mandiwana

A baby girl born with a massive and possibly life-threatening tumour growing on her head will hopefully get much-needed medical help soon. She is now waiting in line for an operation to remove the tumour at the Pietersburg Provincial Hospital.

Onafskeidbare broers sterf saam in motorongeluk

News: 03 September 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Tragedie het die Degenaar-egpaar van Lugmagbasis Makhado getref met die nuus dat hulle Vrydagaand, 27 Augustus, albei hulle seuns in ‘n motorongeluk verloor het.

Disgruntled ANC members protest over 'bogus' ANC members

News: 02 September 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

Some ANC branches in the Vhembe district are under pressure to re-run its elective meetings because of grievances about the manner in which the names of candidates were decided on. Whether this will be achievable is uncertain, because the names of the “disputed” candidates had already been submitted to the IEC.

Hy het nog soveel krag en lewenslus gehad

News: 02 September 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Vir die familie van die 68-jarige Frans van Heerden van Louis Trichardt is dit nog moeilik om te glo dat hy weg is. Hy is op Donderdag, 26 Augustus, aan hartversaking vanweë Covid-19 komplikasies in die Medikliniek in Tzaneen oorlede.

Vhamusanda Vho-Tshirolwe shot dead in Tembisa

News: 02 September 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The community of Tshirolwe in Nzhelele is numb with grief over the shocking news of the death of Vhamusanda Vho-Mulatedzi Sinthumule (47). The traditional leader was shot on Tuesday, 31 August.

Netshiozwi's dream is to help the young in street shelters

News: 29 August 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

“We sometimes discriminate against or ignore children who roam the streets unaccompanied by a parent or guardian in search of food or clothes. Take some time to consider what really caused these children to leave their homes,” said Musina resident Ornica Netshiozwi.

Today's young women must create own jobs

News: 29 August 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Ms Tendani Mudimeli of Gogobole is one of the rural young women who have come to the decision to start doing things for themselves.

Vhusendeka school was once a dream, now a headache

News: 28 August 2021 By Maanda Bele

In the mid-80s, the community of Tshivhilidulu in Nzhelele had a vision of an own school for their children. Residents of the area contributed R50 per household and in 1988 a school with two classrooms saw the light.

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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.