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NPO launches educational programme

News: 18 February 2019 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The chairperson of the non-profit organisation Rotangana Community Developers, Mr Divhambele Mbalavhali, officially launched the Vhembe Royal Educational Programme at Nandoni Riverview on Friday.

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Did an early photographer capture Boer leader's “likeness”?

News: 11 February 2019 By Anton van Zyl

In last week’s edition, we set the stage for a “history mystery”. We introduced a photo proclaimed to be that of the Voortrekker leader, Andries Hendrik Potgieter, and started questioning its authenticity. Potgieter died in December 1852, but we mentioned that the first reports of photography in South Africa date back to 1846. It could possibly be a genuine photo, but it could also be that the photograph so commonly used next to articles about the Boer commandant is a fake.

Who will be the next?

News: 10 February 2019 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Several senior members of the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu) in the Vhembe District Municipality (VDM) have been in hiding, fearing for their lives after the recent assassination of several of their leaders.

Mamba pik slangman

News: 10 February 2019 By Andries van Zyl

Plaaslike slangkenner en -vanger Jan ‘Slang’ van Rooyen moes die afgelope week ‘n onbeplande noodbesoek aan die hospitaal bring, nadat hy deur ‘n mamba gepik is.

Road blocks part of efforts to stop spread of FMD

News: 08 February 2019 By Andries van Zyl

A disease-management area, roadblocks and an intensive vaccination programme are among the steps taken by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) to minimize the spread and to eradicate the foot-and-mouth (FMD) disease outbreak in Vhembe.

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