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Roaming elephants a real threat for residents in Mutale

News: 12 June 2022 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Stray elephants have become a regular feature at Sigonde and surrounding villages in the Mutale area. Because these villages are situated so close to the Kruger National Park (KNP) and the Zimbabwean border, from where they are assumed to break through broken fences, villagers are frequently confronted by these giants, who often wander into the streets and pose a danger to the communities.

While SA was in lockdown, Tshivase couple studied on

News: 12 June 2022

When Covid-19 hit the world, this created many setbacks for the majority of South Africans. For Chief Steven Tshimedzambeu Tshivhase and his wife, Tintswalo Mathebula-Tshivhase, however, the opposite was true as the hard lockdown with all its restrictions provided them both with the opportunity to register for their post-graduate diplomas in business management. 

Newspapers put food on many tables

News: 12 June 2022

For many people, newspapers are an indispensable part of their lives. They love the feeling of newsprint when turning the pages, and they cherish the experience of relaxing in a chair while reading the news. Newspapers, however, are much more than just a reading experience. They also form part of an industry that provides an income for many, starting with the street vendors who sell every week’s edition.

Legendary Zimbabwean musician offered land at Matsila

News: 11 June 2022 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The well-known, legendary Zimbabwean musician, Thomas Mapfumo, who has been living in Canada since the 1990s, was offered a piece of land to by traditional leader Vhamusanda Vho-Livhuwani Matsila, so that he can finally return to his roots.

Vhamusanda Madadzhe elected as Lim ANC secretary

News: 11 June 2022 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Vhamusanda Vho-Reuben Madadzhe was elected the new secretary of the African National Congress (ANC) Limpopo during its conference held from 3 to 5 June at The Ranch Hotel outside Polokwane.

'Arrest other suspects as well,' ask families

News: 10 June 2022 By Elmon Tshikhudo

Court D at the Thohoyandou Magistrate’s Court was filled to capacity on Tuesday, 31 May, during the appearance of Avhakholwi Nadzinge (33), who stands accused of murder, attempted murder and assault in the “Phiphidi Easter Murder” case. Madzinge was to formally apply for bail.

Family's 'long-lost brother' homeless again and happy

News: 10 June 2022 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The homeless man who was taken in by the Thame family of Magau village earlier this year in the belief that he might be their brother, John Tshamano Thame, who had died 33 years ago, has since returned to the streets, where he now continues with his own carefree life.

Shock after boy's body is found hanging from a tree

News: 10 June 2022 By Silas Nduvheni

A 12-year-old boy was found dead, hanging from a rope around his neck tied to a mango tree in his grandfather’s backyard in Lwamondo-Tshifulanani village, just outside Thohoyandou, late Sunday afternoon (5 June).

Park making way for drive-through McDonald's

News: 10 June 2022 By Andries van Zyl

Louis Trichardt is seeing several large-scale development projects at present, including that of establishing service infrastructure in Extension 9 north of Stubbs Street for further township development. The past week, heavy earth-work machinery was also spotted busy clearing bushes and trees on a portion of Erf 4296 along Songozwi Street, opposite the tourism information centre at the N1-junction. This led to residents’ taking to social media to speculate about what is happening.

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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.