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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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SPCA left speechless by community’s support

News: 14 November 2020

The Louis Trichardt SPCA’s annual auction fundraiser on 6 November was a night to remember, especially for the local SPCA, who managed to almost triple the amount they were expecting to raise.

Illegal water connections leave residents without water

News: 14 November 2020 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Illegal water connections in the Lwamondo-Mathule area have left many villages with dry taps. Residents have been without running water for quite some time now because of these actions.

New bridge serves no purpose, say Mtititi community

News: 14 November 2020 By Bernard Chiguvare

The construction of a bridge in the Mtititi area has left residents hot under the collar. According to a local community leader, Mr Given Magoveni, the bridge cuts through a bush and is right next to the ward representative’s residence.

Wally has a long road to recovery ahead

News: 14 November 2020 By Andries van Zyl

A long road to recovery still lies ahead of well-known local environmental activist and Soutpansberg resident Wally Schultz after he suffered a massive stroke on 30 October.

“Tumour on my chin is destroying my life”

News: 13 November 2020 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Meida Ramuhala’s life changed drastically when she developed a tumour on her chin in 1999, when she was in the ninth grade. Today she is struggling to find employment, because the tumour on her chin has become so big that everyone who sees it is reluctant to employ her.

Vragmotor ploeg byna deur huis op kleinhoewe

News: 13 November 2020 By Andries van Zyl

“Sjoe, dit was amper!” So het die 59-jarige Linda Oosthuysen van Louis Trichardt gesê, nadat ‘n swaar vragmotor so byna-byna Sondagoggend deur hul huis op hul Rondebosch-kleinhoewe geploeg het.

Hawks spokesperson “did not” resign over Lottery grant

News: 13 November 2020 By Anton van Zyl

Former Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi, who resigned suddenly after it was revealed that his NPO received Lottery funding for a sports facility in is home village, has denied that this had anything to do with his decision to quit his job.

Rare sindroom lê energieke jong sakeman lam

News: 13 November 2020 By Andries van Zyl

Familie en vriende van die 40-jarige Frans Vermaak van Louis Trichardt is optimisties dat hy volkome sal herstel nadat hy verlede week met Guillain-Barré-sindroom gediagnoseer is. Die siekte is ‘n rare, inflammatoriese siekte waar die liggaam se immuunstelsel vanweë ‘n verkeerde reaksie die liggaam se senuwees aanval en verlamming tot gevolg het.

Badugela couple honoured by community

News: 12 November 2020 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

A celebration ceremony was held two weeks ago to honour the lives of an elderly couple from Gondeni Village who had left deep footprints in the lives and hearts of their community.

Jaype steeds optimisties dat hy kanker gaan klop

News: 12 November 2020 By Andries van Zyl

Die 15-jarige Jaype Jansen van Rensburg van Louis Trichardt voer steeds ‘n dapper stryd teen kanker en is optimisties oor sy kanse om ten volle genees te word.

Faranani's donkey replaced with new bicycle

News: 08 November 2020 By Maanda Bele

For the 15-year-old Faranani Mabuli, his trusted donkey was his only “ride” to school and back. When the donkey died a few weeks ago, he was stuck and had to walk to school, some five kilometres away from his home at Tshiavha Muremelani.

UP researcher tackles malaria problem via livestock treatment

News: 08 November 2020

Only after University of Pretoria (UP) graduate Takalani Makhanthisa had begun her postgraduate studies in entomology did she realise that more than half of South Africa’s cases of malaria occur in the Vhembe District in Limpopo, her home. Now Makhanthisa hopes her research towards her masters, focusing on malaria and other vector-borne diseases, will help make a real difference in the lives of those in her community.

This 1954 Morris still makes the heads turn

News: 07 November 2020 By Wilson Dzebu

For some people, an old car may sound like a bag of problems and a bit of an embarrassment, but not for Moses Matshivha. This resident of Musina is very proud of his 1954 Morris Minor, and he reckons the vehicle is still as reliable as when it rolled off the factory floor 66 years ago.

Mapungubwe Africa festival to become annual event

News: 07 November 2020 By Bernard Chiguvare

“People are not really noticing an emerging trend from the Limpopo province. Artists from this province are taking over the world,” said Chomie, the Sowetan-born musician. She was one of the performers at the Mapungubwe Africa cultural event on Saturday. The event was held at the Mapungubwe heritage site.

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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.