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New leader for Khubvi-Tshiseluselu

News in brief: 23 October 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

Representing Thovhele Midiyavhathu Tshivhase, Vhamusanda Thandululo Tshivhase advised the newly installed traditional leader of Khubvi-Tshiseluselu village, Vhamusanda Tshinyiwaho II Randima, to dedicate himself to serving his community and ensuring better services.

Vhembe's young girls use beauty to uplift community

News in brief: 23 October 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Thirteen young women made the final of the Miss Unity Limpopo 2021 beauty pageant and, after extensive assessment by the judges, Kamogelo Mphelo (18) was crowned queen and Zwavhudi Maudu (14) was crowned Miss Unity Limpopo Teen.

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MEC promises another R30 million to finish incomplete roads

News: 23 October 2021

Residents in the Sinthumule and Kutama area are complaining about the shoddy construction work and lack of progress that is being made on the rehabilitation of the D959 Road from Louis Trichardt to Makhado Air Force Base.

 

Students without certificate, but school says SETA is to blame

News: 23 October 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Many matriculants opt for private education and training centres to further their studies in the hope of acquiring skills and qualifications that will secure them good jobs one day. But what happens when students discover - after months of hard work spent to complete their courses - that the courses they had registered for will not provide them with a certificate?

Better is still a far way from good

News: 22 October 2021 By Anton van Zyl

Earlier this month, the Makhado Municipality was awarded a certificate and a trophy by the SA Local Government Association (SALGA) for achieving an unqualified audit opinion during the 2019/20 financial year. The award came as a bit of a surprise to many residents who felt that all is not that well in the local municipality. The unqualified opinion is an improvement on previous years when Makhado varied between an adverse opinion and a qualified opinion. The latest report, however, also highlights many of the problems the municipality battles with.

Man accused of killing brother over R350 grant

News: 22 October 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

A 39-year-old man from Mukula-Thembaluvhilo village appeared in the Thohoyandou Magistrate’s Court on Monday, facing a charge of murder. He had allegedly beaten his older brother to death with a steel rod last Wednesday (13th).

Stuck at the border

News: 22 October 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

The delays at the Beitbridge Border Post seem to be continuing, and by mid-week, trucks hoping to travel north were queuing for several kilometres. Despite assurances from both governments that the situation is receiving the necessary attention, truck drivers are spending days next to the road, waiting to cross the border.

Gogos accused of witchcraft rescued from raging mob

News: 21 October 2021 By Maanda Bele

An incident involving two old women who were rescued from an angry mob at Madombidzha Zone 2 last week after villagers started accusing them of witchcraft, has become the talk of not only the whole Vhembe area, but seemingly the whole of Limpopo.

Infections down, with 40%+ of population fully vaccinated

News: 21 October 2021 By Anton van Zyl

The number of active Covid-19 infections in the Vhembe District dropped to below 20 the past week for the first time since mid-May this year. The vaccination programme is also slowly but surely moving along, with just more than 40% of the province’s adult population being fully vaccinated.

 

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VFA and All Stars in GladAfrica Championship clash

Sport: 22 October 2021

This weekend will be a busy one for the teams affiliated to the GladAfrica Championship League. After holding TS Sporting to a 1-1 draw at the Kabokweni Stadium outside Nelspruit last Saturday, Venda Football Academy (VFA) will be back home this weekend. They will host Cape Town All Stars at the Thohoyandou Stadium on Saturday.

 

 

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Acolly Mandiza's music is riveting

Entertainment: 30 September 2021

The music industry is abuzz with the latest hit single from the evergreen maestro of RnB and Afro pop, Acolly Mandiza.

Written by: Tshifhiwa Mukwevho