Nthabalala clan accuses Sambo of illegally invading their land

News: 18 May 2024

A recent dispute about a demolished house has revealed a much bigger conflict that has been simmering for some years. The issue concerns land ownership and who has the right to issue permission-to-occupy (PTO) certificates.


Wesllie hopes to bring the Miss Influence SA crown back home

News: 18 May 2024 By Maanda Bele

Ntshuxeko Wesllie Chauke, a young model from Phaweni village in Malamulele, is among the Top 9 finalists in the Miss Influence South Africa 2024 pageant. The 18-year-old will represent Limpopo Province on 6 July this year when the finals take place at the State Theatre in Pretoria.

Xinkuwani tired of 10-year battle against darkness

News: 18 May 2024 By Thembi Siaga

Residents of Xinkuwani village around Mashaba are fed up with living in an area where no electricity is available. The situation remains the same, despite promises made by the Makhado Municipality.

Modelling coach Tshepiso scoops up provincial award

News: 18 May 2024 By Elmon Tshikhudo

Modelling coach and modelling-agency owner Ms Tshepiso Mphidi said the award she had recently won had inspired her to work even harder and to assist more youths. Mphidi was one of the recipients of the Limpopo Women in Business Awards, which were handed over during a prestige event held at Bolivia Lodge in Polokwane on Saturday, 4 May.

Farmer Matika is happy, but needs more land for production

News: 18 May 2024 By Elmon Tshikhudo

As a young boy, Khathutshelo Matika would be compelled by his father, Mr William Matika, to go to the family’s small farm at Vondo. The little boy from Phiphidi outside Thohoyandou interpreted that as punishment. Little did he know that he was being trained to be a successful farmer later in life.

'Facebook rapist' behind bars, but victims' trauma continue

News: 17 May 2024 By Maanda Bele

Mukovhe Vincent Makhavhu is in jail, awaiting sentencing for his crimes. Many of his victims hope he will remain locked up, never to see the light of day again. Dubbed the "Facebook rapist," he left a trail of destruction in his wake, and his victims may take a long time to recover.

Threats to have MMs arrested if sewage problems don't get fixed

News: 17 May 2024 By Andries van Zyl

Not only the public but also the national government is clearly becoming fed up with municipalities’ inability to address continuous sewage spillages. Opposition parties have joined the chorus of disdain, and most recently, the Democratic Alliance in Limpopo laid criminal charges against the municipal managers of the Musina Local Municipality and Vhembe District Municipality.

Man goes berserk and chops off brother’s head

News: 17 May 2024 By Elmon Tshikhudo

In one of the most bizarre and horrific attacks to have happened in Vhembe, a 38-year-old man allegedly decapitated his brother and severely injured his sister and her daughter. The shocking incident took place at Tshidimbini village outside Thohoyandou on Monday, 13 May, at about 06:00 in the morning.


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Eltivillas shopping complex has been without water for a long time

News: 16 May 2024 By Bernard Chiguvare

Both the formal business sector and informal traders at the Eltivillas shopping centre are at their wits’ end because of the ongoing water shortage. The only public water tap that used to supply water to some of the small business owners broke a year ago and has not been repaired.

'The stench in Tshikota is (literally) making us sick'

News: 16 May 2024 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The stench of raw faeces, mixed with the sound of swarms of mosquitoes, greets one when entering Tshikota township. After more than three months, the problem with the dysfunctional sewerage system has still not been resolved, and residents have had enough of living with this ever-present stench.

'We will not rest until cop-killer is caught'

News: 16 May 2024 By Elmon Tshikhudo

The national commissioner of the SAPS, General Fanie Masemola, urged members of the South African Police Service not to rest until they arrested the suspect who had fled the scene of a shootout with the police at Tshakhuma. Masemola was speaking during the funeral service of the late Sergeant Mpfariseni Nemahadani.

Mudau wants to empower aspirant sculptors

News: 12 May 2024

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IK practitioners in Limpopo get their appointment letters

News: 12 May 2024 By Elmon Tshikhudo

During a recent indigenous knowledge systems (IKS) workshop, hosted by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), the members of the pilot steering committee in Limpopo received their letters of appointment. The workshop, attended by various IK stakeholders in Limpopo, was held at the 2Ten-MGB Hotel in Sibasa on 22 April. The workshop was dubbed the recognition of prior learning (RPL) and follows the 2004 IKS policy that resulted in the IK Act of 2019.

Local media legend Kenny Mathivha reflects on the past

News: 11 May 2024 By Victor Mukwevho

One of the most renowned journalists in the country, Fhumulani Kenneth Mathivha, influenced many youths to utilise the mighty power of the pen to participate in the emancipation of the masses from the dreadful apartheid government.