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A fitting send-off for community leader Risimati Khambani

News in brief: 26 May 2022 By Elmon Tshikhudo

The late community leader Risimati Johannes Khambani (77) from Tshisahulu outside Thohoyandou dedicated most of his adult life to serving his community tirelessly in different capacities.

Former Thulamela mayor and MM's corruption case set for pre-trial

News in brief: 26 May 2022 By Elmon Tshikhudo

The corruption case against the Thulamela municipal manager (MM), Mr Hlengani Emanuel Maluleke (52), and the former mayor of Thulamela, Mr Avhashoni Stephen Tshifhango (49), was postponed to 20 July 2022 for a pre-trial date.

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Despite week-long strike, SRC president still suspended

News: 26 May 2022

Historical debts, a shortage of water, postponed graduation ceremonies, the safety of off-campus students and the availability of tablets for first-year students are just some of the issues that led to the strike by University of Venda (Univen) students last week.

 

'Our graveyards should be sacred places - not a dumping ground'

News: 22 May 2022 By Bernard Chiguvare

Limpopo Mirror correspondent Bernard Chiguvare visited the cemetery in Nancefield earlier this month. He was invited to go there to witness the shocking state of the graveyard. Here is his own account of what he found:

Nsovo now earns her living by making other people beautiful

News: 22 May 2022 By Thembi Siaga

Upcoming make-up artist Nsovo Valoyi from Bungeni has grown her passion for make-up into a viable business. She realised that, to find success in life, you should use what you have at your disposal and run with it. With this perspective, she has figured out how to make ends meet as a beautician.

Wonder Juniper obtains his PhD

News: 21 May 2022 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Well-known Phalaphala FM presenter and part time media studies lecturer at the University of Venda, Wonder Juniper, obtained his PhD in media studies at the University of Limpopo on 7 May.

Mopani trees under threat as gangs start stripping Niani area

News: 21 May 2022 By Elmon Tshikhudo

The Vhembe region boasts one of the most beautiful and valuable trees - the Mopani - but experts warn that if people do not start to protect it from the hands of careless woodcutters, it will lead to dire consequences for the indigenous birds and animals of the area.

Caiphus' passion is to teach people to care for the earth

News: 21 May 2022

If South Africans do not start to take better care of the environment, they will soon be left with nothing for future generations. This is the view of local environmental assessment practitioner Mr Caiphus Mukwevho.

Phase 1 of D3715 road rehabilitation done

News: 20 May 2022 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Residents of Sinthumule/Kutama were exuberant when the 3,5 km rehabilitated D3715 road from Madabani to Madodonga reopened for motorists on 7 May.

Family devastated after nine-room house burns down

News: 20 May 2022 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The Mufamadi family from Makononi village, next to Ha-Tshisele, were left speechless with shock after their nine-bedroom house burnt to ashes on Tuesday evening, 17 May.

 
 

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Masutha uses local talent to fill Black Leopards squad

Sport: 26 May 2022

After saving Black Leopards from the jaws of relegation in the Glad Africa Champions League, Black Leopards coach Joel “Muporofita” Masutha says credit should be given to the players for giving it their all in their last 12 games.

 
 

 

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Cindy has a bright future ahead on national TV

Entertainment: 30 April 2022

Twenty-one-year-old Sendrella Ncube from Musina is fast becoming a household name on national television, with roles offered to her in all kinds of drama productions. Her latest role portrays a waitress in the famous SABC soapy, Makoti, which airs at 19:30 on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights.

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