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Young man from Tshavhalovhedzi killed

News in brief: 26 September 2020 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The body of a young man was found alongside a street in Tshavhalovhedzi last Tuesday night (15th). The man had gaping wounds to the head, suggesting that he might have been hit with sharp objects before he died.

Body of young man found floating in Nandoni dam

News in brief: 26 September 2020 By Silas Nduvheni

The family of a teenager whose body was found floating in the Nandoni Dam on Friday are still battling with more questions than they can find answers for.

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Mpho Mathabi needs no arms to be an everyday hero

News: 28 September 2020

Born in Dididi, a small village in the Vhembe District, Mpho Mathabi (26) has dreams beyond imagination. He was born without arms.

Written by: Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Gogo Caths accepts her calling

News: 28 September 2020 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines a calling as “a strong inner impulse toward a particular course of action, especially when accompanied by conviction of divine influence”.

Tendani is testimony that a stroke needs not be a life-ender

News: 27 September 2020 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

A month from now, on 29 October, World Stroke Day will be celebrated - a day meant to create awareness for people suffering from the effects of a stroke. The day is also meant to make people aware of the dangers of a stroke and what symptoms to watch out for.

The life of the party?

News: 26 September 2020

The Makhado Municipality’s “partying” ANC councillor, Cllr Tebogo Mamorobela, was in the news again this week for all the wrong reasons. Once again, the main contributor to this prominent 39-year-old ANC member’s proverbial downfall appears to be alcohol.

Headman's death leads to turmoil at Madobi

News: 25 September 2020 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The death of a headman from Madobi village has sparked turmoil and resulted in at least two houses’ being burnt down by angry community members. The headman allegedly committed suicide last Tuesday after being informed that he was to be removed as traditional leader.

Body of missing man found next to railway line

News: 25 September 2020 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The police are still searching for the killer or killers of a man whose body was found dumped outside Louis Trichardt near the railway line. The body was found a fortnight ago and the man was identified as Mr David Muvhango (60) of Matshavhawe.

Family left with nothing after mob torches house in search of suspect

News: 25 September 2020 By Kaizer Nengovhela

A home in Siloam was burnt down last week when angry community members went there in search of a suspect in a murder case. The unfortunate homeowner lost most of his possessions, such as his car, furniture, and clothes, in the attack.


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Moses Maluleke once was a professional soccer coach

Sport: 26 September 2020

When one talks about local and professional football in the Vhembe region, the name of Moses “Bra Moss” Maluleke must be mentioned.

Written by: Kaizer Nengovhela


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Robert invents his own unique sound

Entertainment: 30 August 2020

Can the different styles of Maskandi, Mbaqanga and Tshivenda traditional music mix? This question can best be answered by Robert Mudau, the prolific and creative musician from Mapate near Thohoyandou, who has invented his own unique style of music. Mudau’s traditional Tshivenda music is inspired by Maskandi, the type of music famously enjoyed in KwaZulu Natal.

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