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Tshiozwi road claims another life

News: 03 December 2020 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The D3715-road in the Sinthumule and Kutama area is always considered a hazard. Potholes and stray animals are ever present. Since October last year, 13 people were killed on the same stretch of road, which has claimed yet another victim.

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Residents threaten with shutdown over power cuts

News: 03 December 2020 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Thousands of households in Sinthumule and Kutama that rely on the Makhado Municipality for electricity are now without power almost every day when the weather, however slightly, deteriorates.

Jaype se familie sal hulp met begrafnis waardeer

News: 02 December 2020 By Andries van Zyl

Inwoners treur sedert Maandag saam met die Jansen van Rensburg-familie van Louis Trichardt met die nuus van die dood van die 15-jarige Jaype Jansen van Rensburg.

Jaype verloor dapper stryd teen kanker

News: 30 November 2020 By Andries van Zyl

Inwoners van die Soutpansberg huil vanoggend saam met die ouers van die 15-jarige Jaype Jansen van Rensburg wat gedurende die aand sy stryd teen kanker verloor het.

Break the silence about abuse

News: 29 November 2020 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

“Our country is increasingly becoming an unsafe place for women, and it is up to us as women to stand up for ourselves,” says Mukonazwothe Netshitavhadulu, a young woman from Tshidzini Mutshili village, who shows that age does not matter as far as adding value to society is concerned.

If you have a skill, use it

News: 29 November 2020

Isaac Musekwa, a renowned local welder from Musina, urges unemployed people to use their vocational skills to earn an income, instead of resorting to criminal activities. He is even willing to share his skills with interested young, unemployed people around his community, to help them find an honourable way of putting food on their tables.

Klein kunswerkies maak groot impak op inwoners

News: 29 November 2020 By Pétria de Vaal

“Covid-19 en die grendeltydperk het ons almal uitgeboul.” Só sê Inarié de Vaal. Sy is ‘n boorling van Louis Trichardt en is nou, ná haar aftrede in Johannesburg, weer terug in die dorp.

Rolivhuwa finds her solace in baking bread

News: 28 November 2020 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

While many greatly suffer from poverty, others are driven and inspired by it to try new things and new ways that, at the end of the day, enable them to put food on the table.

Traditional leader says he knew nothing about R3m lottery project

News: 28 November 2020 By Bernard Chiguvare

The now infamous Hangwani Mulaudzi project at Mukondeni village has hit another snag. The traditional leader responsible for the area said that he had never been consulted about the project and would not allow it to continue. The funders and organisers must first visit him and follow proper procedures before any further development will be allowed.

Living in denial - Vhembe “not aware” of billing problems

News: 28 November 2020 By Andries van Zyl

"The only thing worse than their apparent incompetence is their arrogance in denying that they don’t know what they are doing!” These were the harsh words of one irate resident who has all but given up on trying to get the Vhembe District Municipality (VDM) to sort out his water account.

Cheers as “mothers” attack 16-year-old girl

News: 27 November 2020 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Four women have been arrested in connection with the assault of a 16-year-old school girl. The women, aged between 20 and 31, allegedly beat up the girl close to her school at Matsa village in Nzhelele. The girl was severely traumatized by the attack.

Jong man veg om been te behou ná messteek

News: 27 November 2020 By Andries van Zyl

Onsekerheid  heers steeds of ‘n jong man van Louis Trichardt sy been gaan verloor, nadat hy tydens ‘n geveg met sy vriendin se eks-kêrel herhaaldelik met ‘n mes gesteek is.

New technology at Tshilidzini will help save lives

News: 26 November 2020 By Silas Nduvheni

Brand new state-of-the-art scanning and diagnosing equipment was installed at Tshilidzini Hospital. The new equipment will make it possible for the hospital staff to do advanced scans in a matter of minutes. The technology also enables medical personnel, just like the experts in the cities, to assist in the diagnosis and the effective treatment of patients.

Two life sentences for brutal rapist

News: 26 November 2020 By Denise van Bergen

A man who was found guilty on charges of rape, kidnapping and robbery was dealt a stiff sentence by the Sibasa Regional Court in Thohoyandou on Wednesday, 18 November.

Yes, you can claim vehicle damage from municipality

News: 26 November 2020 By Pétria de Vaal

Serious damage can be caused to a vehicle if you hit a speed hump or pothole while travelling at speed. The Zoutpansberger reported last week about speed bumps without warning signs to alert motorists of their presence.  If an investigation finds that the municipality was negligent, you will be compensated.

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Gees by Interhoër loop hoog!

Video: 21 February 2020 By Andries van Zyl

Hoërskool Louis Trichardt het vanjaar uit hul pad gegaan met die aanbied van die jaarlikse interhoër-atletiekbyeenkoms.