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Gruesome find

News: 26 September 2016

Mystery surrounds the discovery of a human skeleton that was stumbled upon in Louis Trichardt on Monday.

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Local artists pay tribute to Mandoza

News: 24 September 2016 By Mbulaheni Ridovhona

The South African music fraternity is still grieving the death of the legendary kwaito musician, Mduduzi Edmund Tshabalala, also known as Mandoza. He will forever be remembered in the Vhembe region for his mesmerizing music.

Shock as house burns to ashes

News: 24 September 2016 By News Correspondent

“I was visiting relatives in Matangari village when my phone suddenly rang. As I’m unemployed, I thought I was going to receive good news, because I keep on applying for jobs on a daily basis. Alas, the call was from my neighbour who told me that my house was on fire. I quickly ran home and it was a painful sight to watch helplessly as all my efforts for many years were eaten by the angry fire. I’m now devastated, disappointed and very sad. I thank God because there was no one in the house when the mysterious fire broke.”

Stalwart in journalism community passes away

News: 24 September 2016 By Anton van Zyl

One of the most experienced community journalists in South Africa and one of the founder members of the Association of Independent Publishers, Francois Aucamp (74), died on Saturday night. He was the owner and editor of the Bulletin newspaper in Tzaneen.

Another Vhembe school set alight

News: 23 September 2016 By Elmon Tshikhudo

While the recent burning of about 30 schools in the Vuwani area during protests by residents against their incorporation into a new municipality is still fresh in people's memory, yet another school was set alight in the new municipality.

Former councillor passes away

News: 23 September 2016 By Kaizer Nengovhela

A former councillor of the Makhado Municipality, Richard Thandavhathu, died on Sunday at his home at Tshedza. Thandavhathu was a former member of the mayoral committee and, while in Council, served as portfolio head for sports, arts and culture.

Shiluva to carry the Tsonga flag at Indoni

News: 18 September 2016 By Mbulaheni Ridovhona

The 17-year-old Shiluva Shirindza will be representing the Tsonga culture as one of the finalists in the Indoni Miss Cultural South Africa pageant. Earlier this year, she won the title of first princess at the Miss Hlanganani contest.