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Laziness is a stumbling block for success, says shoemaker

News in brief: 25 September 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Tshifhiwa Mulaisi’s story is an inspiring one and he was proud to tell Limpopo Mirror how he went from being unemployed to an established shoemaker who is now able to provide sufficiently for his family.

Symposium to discuss MMSEZ Smart City Model

News in brief: 25 September 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

Acting Limpopo Premier and MEC for Public Works Roads and Infrastructure Namane Dickson Masemola addressed delegates who attended a symposium regarding the Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone (MMSEZ) to discuss the success of the project and how best they can help fight poverty and unemployment through it.

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Univen PhD graduate in US on post-doctoral fellowship

News: 25 September 2021

University of Venda PhD graduate Dr Graham Chakafana recently secured a post-doctoral fellowship position at the Stanford University School of Medicine in the United States of America.

 

Municipality takes hard line against illegal occupiers

News: 24 September 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

On Monday, teams from the Makhado Municipality moved in and destroyed an estimated 100 shacks that were built on land earmarked for development next to the Tshikota township. Dozens of shack builders were left stranded after their makeshift homes were demolished.

Police launch manhunt after brutal murder of 80-year-old

News: 24 September 2021 By Andries van Zyl

The South African Police Service has launched a manhunt for the suspect(s) who brutally murdered well-known Louis Trichardt resident Ms Martie Pauer. The 80-year-old Pauer was found in a pool of blood at her home in Louis Trichardt on Thursday (yesterday) at about 19:00.

SIU questions ANC councillor over dodgy R10-m Lottery grant

News: 24 September 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has interviewed ANC ward councillor Solly Mudau as part of an investigation into a multi-million-rand lottery grant to a Vhembe-based drop-in centre for destitute children.

Man found dead outside primary school classroom

News: 23 September 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

Activities at the Tshifulanani Primary School in Lwamondo-Mathule village, just outside Thohoyandou, were disrupted on Tuesday, 21 September, when the body of a young man was found hanging outside one of the classrooms.

No bail for dad accused of killing daughter (3)

News: 23 September 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

Judgement on the bail application of the father who had allegedly killed his three-year-old daughter with a hammer earlier this month was reserved by the Mutale Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, 21 September, after both the State and the legal representatives of the accused closed their arguments regarding his application.

Man strangles daughter before hanging himself

News: 23 September 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Community members from Ravele and the surrounding villages are still shocked about an incident where a father had allegedly strangled his three-year-old daughter to death and then killed himself at his home on Sunday night.

'If you can dream it, I can sew it'

News: 19 September 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Among the greatest concerns faced by South-Africans today is the scarcity of jobs that continues to be a major challenge for many people. That is why, when someone – especially someone from a rural area – manages to create a job for him- or herself that may even benefit another struggling person, a sense of hope rises.

 

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Black Leopards must beat Amatuks

Sport: 24 September 2021

Black Leopards must beat University of Pretoria FC when they meet in their GladAfrica Championship League match at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Sunday if they are serious about gaining promotion to the DStv Premiership Division at the end of the season.

 

 

Local artists battle against the economic impact of Covid-19

Video: 12 August 2021

We interviewed two Elim-based artists, Kulani Mabobo and Nebo SixFour, asking them how they cope with the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Nkuna plays the rhumba-rhythm

Entertainment: 29 August 2021

The latest offering from Walter Nkuna and Udozadoza Express provides an electrifying experience, particularly for fans of the rhumba-rhythm.

Written by: Tshifhiwa Mukwevho