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Mutale business owners say they are fed-up with crime

News: 11 December 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

Business owners in Mutale are fed-up with the escalating crime in their area, and especially burglaries which, in many cases, result in their losing their businesses altogether because of the damage or losses they suffer.

Nego believes Tshilidzini Hospital needs new entrance

News: 11 December 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

When Mulalo “Nego” Negondeni created a virtual impression of the Tshilidzini Hospital and shared the images on Facebook, it went viral on many social-media platforms. Some users who re-posted the images falsely claimed that these were pictures of the actual new entrance to the hospital.

Bergcare reik uit na behoeftiges in streek

News: 11 December 2021 By Anton van Zyl

Die diensorganisasie, Bergcare, het die afgelope jaar maandeliks voedselhulp aan sowat 170 inwoners verskaf, wat 56 bejaardes insluit. Sedert die begin van die jaar is reeds 1 872 deernispakkies uitgedeel, wat nie net voedsel nie maar ook noodsaaklikhede soos seep, sjampoe en tandeborsels bevat.

Questions about department's sponsorship of Makhadzi event

News: 11 December 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

The decision by the Limpopo Department of Sports, Arts and Culture (DSAC) to sponsor the “family concert” of well-known singer Makhadzi raised some eyebrows in the local art and entertainment industry. The DSAC did not disclose the full extent of the sponsorship, which is believed to be well over R600 000.

Young man in court for brutal murder of 15-year-old

News: 10 December 2021 By Maanda Bele

An 18-year-old man appeared in the Thohoyandou Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, 8 December, on a charge of murder, after the body of a 15-year-old girl was found in the bushes at Vondwe village.

ANC factions prepare for regional conference war

News: 10 December 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The battle between two factions within the ANC in the Vhembe District is heading for a climax this weekend when the long-awaited 18th elective regional conference takes place. The two factions were at each other’s throats the past few weeks, with disruptions and even threats of court interdicts being the order of the day.

AFB Makhado’s Gripens grounded

News: 10 December 2021

The Gripen fleet of the South African Air Force (SAAF) has temporarily been grounded, with no aircraft serviceable, due to a lack of funding and maintenance and support contracts not being renewed in time, but the Gripens will likely be flying again in the new year.

Bitter feud within Begwa CPA flares up again

News: 09 December 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

The ongoing feud between the Concerned Group of the Mamphodo Mushasha Begwa Community Property Association (CPA) and their current management committee does not appear bound to end anytime soon.

Residents suffer as dry taps endure

News: 09 December 2021 By Andries van Zyl

At the time of our going to press on Wednesday afternoon, people were expressing the hope that the promise of the Vhembe District Municipality (VDM) of delivering water to Louis Trichardt and Tshikota would not be as empty as the town’s taps have been for the past week.

Defeat for ANC faction opposing Nenguda

News: 09 December 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

Yet another attempt to derail the appointment of Cllr Dowelani Nenguda as mayor of the Vhembe District Municipality (VDM) came to nothing last week. The Thohoyandou division of the High Court struck an application off the roll to stop the council meeting from continuing.

Tough stretch ahead for Dave

News: 09 December 2021 By Denise van Bergen

Dave van Graan reached the 300km mark of his 800km-on-foot venture through Namibia to raise awareness for the Desert Lion Conservation on Sunday, 5 December.

Ms Tshabalala must start ID application afresh, says DHA

News: 05 December 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

Following Limpopo Mirror’s story last week, “Can the DHA please just fix my ID?” regarding Maria Tshabalala from Elim, whose ID was blocked by the Department of Home Affairs because their system showed it to be a duplicate of someone else’s ID number, Mirror has received some feedback from the department regarding Tshabalala’s situation.

Covid-19 also made life tough for Vhembe's sex workers

News: 04 December 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

Sex workers from around the Vhembe District are complaining that their lives have been adversely affected when Munna Ndi Nnyi, an NGO that used to advocate for their rights and protect them from the law, lost their funding from the National Aids Convention of South Africa (NACOSA).

Break the silence and report abuse

News: 04 December 2021

As South Africa once again enters the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children, which started on 25 November and lasts until 10 December, the spotlight falls on domestic violence in society once again.

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