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Three suspects yet again refused bail

News in brief: 14 August 2018 By Andries van Zyl

The three suspects accused of trying to smuggle a large amount of explosives into the country through the Beit Bridge border post were yet again refused bail by the Musina Magistrate's Court on Monday. This court appearance was the three’s second since their arrest on 4 August.

Matodzi is missing

News in brief: 14 August 2018 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

The Makhado police are appealing to members of the community to assist with any information that may help in locating a 34-year-old resident, Mr Matodzi Ian Nemavhidi. Nemavhidi stays at 38 Bergview Estate in Louis Trichardt.

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New book an addition to Vhavenda history

News: 13 August 2018

In a slim book that had taken nearly four decades to research and just eight months to consolidate the material, Tshivhangwaho Solomon Ntsandeni (81) added his voice to the history of the Vhavenda people and chieftainship quest.

Written by: Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Thikho wants to woo the world with her smart ideas

News: 13 August 2018 By Ndivhuwo Musetha

At only 18 years of age, Thikho Ligunuba looks like any ordinary girl from the rural village of Ha-Luvhimbi, outside Thohoyandou. This bright young girl, however, is set on changing the world into a better place and she has already showcased one of her inventions to a panel of experts in India.

Treasury to announce on Venda Pension Fund by month-end

News: 12 August 2018 By Mbulaheni Ridovhona

The National Treasury says it is reviewing a report on the payment of pensions to beneficiaries of the former Venda Pension Fund in order to develop the next best course of action. In August last year, the Ministry of Finance announced that the then Minister, Malusi Gigaba, intended to resolve the payment of pensions by the end of November 2017.

All set for Royal Heritage Festival

News: 12 August 2018 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The seventh Phalaphala FM Royal Heritage Festival, as well as the second gospel festival, was launched last Wednesday at Auckland Park. The gospel festival will be held on 7 September at the Charish Missionary Church in Makwarela and the Royal Heritage Festival will be held at Nandoni Dam the following day.

Don't fight over demarcation issues - Radzilani

News: 11 August 2018 By Ndivhuwo Musetha

Vhembe Executive Mayor Florence Radzilani has urged the community of Vhembe, especially those in Vuwani and other areas of the newly formed Collins Chabane Local Municipality, not to fight over demarcation issues.


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Able-bodied and disabled to share the athletics track

Sport: 11 August 2018

A unique event for both able-bodied and disabled athletes will be hosted at Louis Trichardt High School on Saturday, 8 September.

Written by: Jo Robinson


Listeriosis shock

Video: 08 March 2018

The announcement by the Department of Health (DoH) on Sunday that the source of the nationwide listeriosis outbreak had been traced to the Enterprise facility in Polokwane and Rainbow Chicken Ltd in the Free State has sparked a mass clearing of products related to the brand names in supermarkets. 

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New album for Tancred

Entertainment: 13 August 2018

Fans and supporters of Tshifhiwa Netshiongolwe, better known as ‘Tancred Netshiongolwe’ in music circles, will be happy to know that he has finally released his latest offering, Apple of God’s Eye.

Written by: Ndivhuwo Musetha