Royal and state funeral for dedicated cop

News: 27 November 2015

Sgt Sharon Ralinala (43), who was recently killed in Gauteng while on duty, was given a royal and state funeral over the weekend.

Written by: Elmon Tshikhudo

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Soccer legend and soldier laid to rest

News: 27 November 2015 By Kaizer Nengovhela

A local soccer legend and member of the South African National Defence Force, Mr Nkhumeleni “Trigger” Mukosi (53) of Tshiozwi, was buried during a well-attended funeral on Saturday.He passed away after a battle with an unidentified illness in the Makhado Air Force Base's sick bay last Tuesday. 

Spilling sewage causes havoc in Shayandima Zone 3

News: 26 November 2015 By Elmon Tshikhudo

A street with spilling sewage at Zone 3 in Shayandima outside Thohoyandou is making life miserable for residents. For almost the whole month now, residents in the area have been complaining to the local district municipality, the water authority in the area.

Mob justice in Vhembe is just a way of life

News: 23 November 2015 By Elmon Tshikhudo

Mob justice is fast becoming a way of life in Vhembe, with many alleged criminals feeling the wrath of communities. Last weekend, two men in Vuwani who were accused of a spate of robberies, theft, attacks on residents and other crimes, were given a taste of their own medicine when angry community members beat and nearly killed them.

Police investigate Malamulele complex fi re

News: 20 November 2015 By Elmon Tshikhudo

The Madume family that owns the Madume Complex in Malamulele and the local community are a state of shock, following a mysterious fire that caused millions of rands worth of damage at the complex.

New book gives insight into history of early pioneers in the Soutpansberg

News: 20 November 2015 By Anton van Zyl

Almost without anyone noticing in the Soutpansberg district, a new book was published which gives unique and detailed insights into the history of the region in the years 1850 to 1913. The book, published by an American professor, focuses on land surveying and how this arduous task was carried out amid wars, political struggles and diseases. All this happened in often the most remote and inaccessible landscapes.