Hlalelani school on the brink of collapse

News: 04 March 2015

What used to be the cleanest and most admirable school in Waterval is now on the brink of collapse.

Written by: Phathutshedzo Luvhengo

Awards for the top achievers

News: 04 March 2015 By Kaizer Nengovhela

There was joy when the top achievers in the Hlanganani South Circuit were given awards for their outstanding performance during the 2014 matric results. The event took place at the Tiyani Assemblies of God Church last Wednesday.

Death struggle

News: 27 February 2015 By Isabel Venter

Trapped under the crushing weight of his truck’s cabin, a man’s futile cries for help could be heard over the shouts and whirr of firemen and their equipment trying to free him.

“Schooling under the trees again...”

News: 27 February 2015 By Elmon Tshikhudo

As schooling started last Tuesday in most of Malamulele for the first time this year, following a total shutdown, pupils and teachers at Malamulele High School turned up, but no teaching took place at the school because conditions have worsened at the school.

“Giving money to beggars not a solution ...”

News: 27 February 2015 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Many motorists have by now become used to the dirty and semi-drunk beggar that frequents Louis Trichardt's main streets. Some give him money just to get him to go away, but others refuse to give him anything because they believe he will use it to buy more liquor and become intoxicated. 

Healer wants to cure prostitutes and the mentally ill

News: 27 February 2015 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

A 52-year-old traditional healer has a vision to heal all the mentally disabled persons who roam the towns' streets and render all Dzithangani's sex workers marriageable candidates. Not everyone, however, agrees that mental sicknesses can be healed with traditional medicines and spiritual powers.

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Sport League Logs 2015

Sport: 04 March 2015

The current sport logs as supplied by the relevant sports authorities. 

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C-Jay, the hustling rapper

Entertainment: 27 February 2015

He isn’t just a rapper, but also a hustler and an entrepreneur. He believes that a genuine rapper should understand the harsh reality of the music industry.

Written by: Phathutshedzo Luvhengo

Mohamed Rasool Memorial Ride

Video: 19 February 2015

Cyclists in Louis Trichardt paid tribute to Mohamed Rasool on Saturday with a memorial ride through the streets. After stopping at Cycle Centre, the group continued on to Mohamed's house where they met the family to pay last respects. 

Written by: Isabel Venter


Statistics for Sexual & Domestic Violence in Thohoyandou district

Some informative statistics highlighting the alarming number of occurrences of sexual and domestic violence in the Thohoyandou area, as supplied by the TVEP. Updated monthly. 


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