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Eskom cancels planned load shedding

News in brief: 19 January 2021

Eskom announced on Monday that it would be suspending its planned load shedding schedule for the week after the return of some of its generators to service saw an improvement in their generation capacity.

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Baking is Unarine's passion

News: 17 January 2021

When the government gave the vuk’uzenzele mantra, thereby encouraging citizens to start their own small businesses as a way of job creation, Unarine Muade did not waste time in responding.

Written by: Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

‘Why can I not also get an RDP house?’

News: 17 January 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

“I do not know what to do anymore or who to approach, so that I can also be allocated an RDP house. It’s been almost 20 years that I’ve been staying in a dilapidated one-room house with my 26-year-old son,” said Mbedzi Fulufhedzani (53), a resident from the Tshitereke area outside Thohoyandou.

Dabalorivhuwa's leader laid to rest

News: 15 January 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

Speaker after speaker described the late Mr Tshimangadzo Johannes Tshiololi, better known as “TJ”, as a giant tree that had fallen. Tshiololi died on Tuesday night, 5 January, in the Mediclinic in Tzaneen after a short illness that was confirmed to be Covid-19 related.

Judy crowned Miss Musina FM

News: 15 January 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

A 19-year-old diesel mechanic student from Musina TVET College was recently crowned as the first Miss Musina FM.

Mativha o xa Ha-Sinthumule

News: 15 January 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Thovhele Vho-Rudzani Harold Sinthumule (55), a senior traditional leader of Sinthumule, died on Saturday, 9 January, at his home in Tshiozwi after a long illness.

We'll close the dam, warns frustrated beneficiaries

News: 15 January 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

Beneficiaries still waiting to be compensated after being relocated when the Nandoni Dam was constructed are threatening to take the law into their own hands and close the taps at the dam, leaving communities without water.

Black Leopards “matriarch” dies

News: 14 January 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Mphodo Ramunenyiwa Thidiela (57), wife of the Black Leopards FC’s owner, died in the Netcare Pholoso Hospital in Polokwane on Friday, 8 January.


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New football academy in Vhembe

Sport: 16 January 2021

After retiring as a football player, the former Black Leopards’ player, Mr Eric Ramavhale, has decided to impart his skills to the next generation by establishing a football academy. According to him Ramaeric Football Academy will be officially launched during a ceremony at the Thavhani Mall grounds tomorrow (Saturday). He stated that the academy will only admit children whose ages range between nine and seventeen years.

Written by: Frank Mavhungu


WATCH: Cyclists help spread some Christmas joy

Video: 07 December 2020

It was again time for local cyclists to unbox the Christmas lights and decorate their bicycles as part of the annual Jingle Bell Toy Ride in Louis Trichardt that took part on Friday, 4 December.

Written by: Andries van Zyl

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Dj Dumza the beat-maker

Entertainment: 20 December 2020

Dj Dumza is a beat-maker whose talents are clearly reflected in the music he produces.

Written by: Tshifhiwa Mukwevho