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A sad farewell to well-known liquor store

News: 03 September 2020 By Andries van Zyl

Apart from the loss of life, another harsh reality of the Covid-19 pandemic is the trail of destruction it has left on economies. Especially small businesses were hit hard, with many not surviving the “culling process” brough about by the virus. One of those small businesses that did not survive was well-known family-owned liquor store Pit Stop in Louis Trichardt.

It may by a small mud studio, but it's a big start for Mulaudzi

News: 30 August 2020 By Bernard Chiguvare

“We should not always wait for the government to create jobs for us. As individuals, we should tap into our passion, and one day we will earn a living from it,” said Fhatuwani Mulaudzi, who turned a fireplace into a recording studio.

NWO’s trek swaar ná DSD besluit om subsidies te besnoei

News: 30 August 2020 By Pétria de Vaal

‘n Onlangse verslag met die titel Rapid assessment on the financial status of non-profit organisations providing social care services het die fokus geplaas op die benarde finansiële posisie waarin talle nie-winsgewende organisasies (NWO’s) hulle tans bevind, nadat die Departement van Maatskaplike Ontwikkeling (DSD) besluit het om subsidies te besnoei te midde van die Covid-19 pandemie. Ook op die tuisfront trek sommige NWO’s nou swaar.

 The rising tide of transformation

News: 29 August 2020

As much as “empowerment” and “transformation” are trigger words in South Africa, “collaboration” is a word that unlocks incredible power – and a concept that should get way more airtime. The story of a passionate young farmer with a keen sense of purpose, and the business growth that was unlocked when he met an industry leader who recognised his potential, paints a picture of what is possible in South Africa.

Dwaalkoeël tref privaathospitaal

News: 29 August 2020 By Andries van Zyl

‘n Dwaalkoeël deur ‘n dak by die Soutpansberg Privaathospitaal in Louis Trichardt het opnuut die gevaar beklemtoon van die onverantwoordelik afvuur van ‘n vuurwapen in ‘n beboude gebied. Dit gebeur ook deesdae heeltemal te dikwels.

Lwamondo-Habelemu make their plans to get water

News: 29 August 2020 By Silas Nduvheni

After many unsuccessful attempts by the rural communities of Lwamondo-Habelemu outside Thohoyandou to get clean water from the Vhembe District Municipality (VDM), more than 100 households decided to do their own thing and collected funds to be used for purchasing water pipes.

Good riddance?

News: 28 August 2020 By Kaizer Nengovhela

“I know it is not acceptable to celebrate someone’s death, but this man deserved it.”

Rape gang target students

News: 27 August 2020 By Silas Nduvheni

Students at the University of Venda are still trying to absorb the shocking news that robbers and rapists are preying on hostel dwellers. Early on Tuesday morning, the thugs broke into an off-campus residence. After robbing the students of their possessions, the two female students were dragged to a nearby bush and gang raped.

One of Vhembe's most illustrious spears have fallen

News: 27 August 2020 By Ndivhuwo Musetha

The community of Vhembe, Limpopo and South Africa at large are mourning the death of former MK leader Comrade David Mbulaheni Malada, better known as Peter Dambuza through his struggle operations.

Five years later family is still upset with hospital about treatment

News: 23 August 2020 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The family members of a woman who died shortly after giving birth to a boy at the provincial hospital in Polokwane five years ago are still blaming the hospital for her death and intend to sue the Department of Health for negligence.

Paul se oudhede gee mense ‘n unieke terugblik op verlede

News: 23 August 2020 By Andries van Zyl

Liefhebbers van ou enjins het Saterdag, 15 Augustus, ‘n unieke terugblik op die verlede gekry tydens ‘n eerste-van-sy-soort engine start-up dag by Paul Otto en familie op sy kleinhoewe buite Louis Trichardt.

R50 to get to town to collect R350

News: 22 August 2020

Ruben Mukhakwedzwa from Nzhelele in Limpopo spends R50 to get to and from Louis Trichardt to collect his R350 Covid-19 grant. His local post office has not been able to pay him, he says.

Dispute over Madombidzha stand gets ugly

News: 22 August 2020 By Kaizer Nengovhela

A dispute about a piece of land in Madombidzha is turning ugly, and apart from the fighting in court, the matter has also escalated into physical violence.

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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.