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Yea or nay for SEZ

News: 20 September 2020 By Andries van Zyl

Government’s plan for the establishment of a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) with a metallurgical cluster between Musina and Makhado gained some more momentum this week with the first round of public meetings being held as part of the environmental impact assessment (EIA) and public participation process. This process will ultimately determine if the SEZ is given a “yea or nay”.

Please rename stadium, it is not in honour of my son

News: 19 September 2020 By Bernard Chiguvare

“I will be a happier mother and I will have peace of mind for the rest of my life if the municipality removes the name of my son as the name of the stadium. There is actually nothing good about the stadium,” said Gladys Manyathela, mother of the late soccer star, Lesley Phuti Manyathela.

Deplorable state of Mara Research Station raises eyebrows

News: 19 September 2020 By Andries van Zyl

All is definitely not well at the Mara Research Station, but the situation will hopefully change for the better soon through the intervention of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (LDARD).

Circuit office in desperate need of an upgrade

News: 18 September 2020 By Bernard Chiguvare

The Limpopo Department of Education admitted its awareness of the dilapidated state of the Hlanganani South Circuit offices. This is after the Public Services Association (PSA) expressed its concern over the deteriorating infrastructure and the broken sewage pipes.

Another chapter finishes in Venda Pension Fund saga

News: 18 September 2020 By Anton van Zyl

In the latest chapter of the seemingly endless story of the Venda Pension Fund, the Gauteng Division of the High Court ruled in favour of the Public Protector. The court ruled on 31 August against the Minister of Finance’s efforts to have the Public Protector’s reports set aside.

Inbrekers teister plaaslike besighede

News: 18 September 2020 By Andries van Zyl

Die uiters negatiewe ekonomiese impak van die Covid-19 pandemie het klaarblyklik tans ‘n toename in misdaad in Louis Trichardt tot gevolg, veral wat inbrake by besighede betref.

Chaos in court during appearance of armed robbery suspects

News: 17 September 2020 By Silas Nduvheni

Slight chaos reigned in Court B in the Thohoyandou Magistrate’s Court on Friday when five suspects appeared on charges of armed robbery. Fear existed about the possibility that the accused or their friends might try to overpower the police at the court, so that the accused could escape.

Brave young Ryan fought valiantly

News: 17 September 2020 By Andries van Zyl

Almost a month on, many are still struggling to come to grips with the untimely death of the vibrant little Ryan Burchell from Louis Trichardt, who died on 23 August. For just over a year, this brave six-year-old fought valiantly after being diagnosed with Stage 4 Rhabdomyosarcoma in July 2019.

Grade 8 parents queue up for Mbilwi admittance

News: 12 September 2020 By Silas Nduvheni

The 2021 registrations for Grade 8 learners opened earlier this week, and at schools such as Mbilwi Secondary in Sibasa parents waited in long queues, hoping that their children would be admitted.

Divyesh Joshi continues to make his hometown proud

News: 12 September 2020 By Andries van Zyl

Divyesh Joshi continues to make his hometown of Louis Trichardt proud after being selected as a finalist in the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants’ (SAICA) 2020 Top-35-under-35 competition.

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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.