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Wheels of justice finally starts turning in poaching trial

News: 24 November 2017

The wheels of justice might turn slowly, but they have started to turn in the trial of three men accused of illegally hunting rhinos in the Alldays area.

Written by: Isabel Venter


Malaria outbreak remains concern

News: 24 November 2017 By Isabel Venter

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) recently announced that scientists are stepping up their surveillance of South Africa’s malaria-control programme. The NICD’s announcement followed only days after the National Department of Health (DoH) issued an urgent malaria alert at the end of October.

SAHRC must probe death of 68 pregnant women

News: 23 November 2017 By Andries van Zyl

The Democratic Alliance Women's Network (DAWN) in Limpopo filed a complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on Monday to probe the deaths of 68 pregnant women who died in various hospitals across the province whilst in labour during the first financial quarter of the year.

Lineo steals the show at Gateway

News: 20 November 2017

“Best overall performer English home language, Lineo Khabane. Best overall performer Afrikaans additional language, Lineo Khabane. Best overall performer Social Sciences, Lineo Khabane. Best overall performer Natural Sciences, Lineo Khabane. Best overall performer Creative Arts, Lineo Khabane. Best overall performer Life Orientation, Lineo Khabane. Best overall performer Mathematics, Lineo Khabane.”

Praise for the Thohoyandou police

News: 20 November 2017 By Elmon Tshikhudo

At a time when the police are being attacked left and right by criminals and the very community they serve, one family did the opposite when they gave praise and commended them for the good work they are doing.

Shithlelani ring road progressing well

News: 19 November 2017 By Silas Nduvheni

“We can’t stay in offices and expect to be given verbal reports. It is advisable to visit projects timeously, and we cannot wait only to come here during the cutting of the ribbon,” said the mayor of Lim 345, Cllr Joyce Bila.

Following the path of the Lotto millions in Vhembe

News: 19 November 2017 By Anton van Zyl

Where does the Lotto money eventually end up? We followed the trail of one local beneficiary mentioned and was rather surprised with the outcome. What we uncovered was a tale that included a music festival, dietary training workshops and a system where the real beneficiaries are not always mentioned. We also found a system that is as transparent as a toilet window.