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Secondary vaccination centre at Univen hall

News in brief: 29 July 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

If you are 35 years of age or older and residing around the University of Venda, you are welcome to receive your jab there. So said Limpopo MEC for Health Dr Phophi Ramathuba during the official opening of a secondary vaccination centre at the University of Venda’s sports hall on Tuesday, 27 July.

Vho-Mberegeni Mulaudzi (79) buried

News in brief: 29 July 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

After serving his communities with dedication, Vhamusanda Vho-Mberegeni Mulaudzi (79) of Misevhe in the Masia area was laid to rest at Misevhe on 24 July. Mulaudzi passed away after a short illness at his home on 19 July.

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Tshimangadzo Makhokha (45) laid to rest

News: 29 July 2021

Well-known local politician and former chairperson of Ward 27 in the Thulamela Municipality Mr Tshimangadzo Makhokha (45) died at the Zoutpansberg Private Hospital on 18 July after a short illness. He was buried at Luvhalani on 23 July.

Written by: Kaizer Nengovhela
 

Musina courts closed for fear of structural collapse

News: 29 July 2021 By Andries van Zyl

The wheels of justice have all but ground to a halt in Musina after the Department of Labour issued a Prohibition Notice against the use of Musina Magistrate’s Court’s facilities on Tuesday, effectively closing the court indefinitely.

Body of man found floating in river

News: 29 July 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The body of a man, suspected to be in his thirties, was found floating in the Dzondo River at Khumbe on Sunday (25th).

Makhado councillor's race-baiting hearing postponed

News: 29 July 2021

The case where a member of the Makhado Municipality’s executive council is charged with stirring up racial tensions was postponed to August. The case, brought by the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), served before the Equality Court in Louis Trichardt on Tuesday.

Upgrades at Marude Secondary have finally begun

News: 25 July 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

The R41 million infrastructure development and renovation project of Marude Secondary School in Thohoyandou has finally begun and is scheduled to be complete by the end of March 2023.

It may be a man's job, but it puts food on her table

News: 24 July 2021 By Maanda Bele

When you are stripped of your only source of income, you have to come up with new plans and ideas in order to eat, and being particular or proud is not an option. Like many others whose lives had been shattered by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, Thilivhali Muledane too was forced out of business, and like many others, this lovely lady came up with an alternative way to defy poverty, by making mudbricks.

Makhado Council wants to grab the land of sport clubs

News: 24 July 2021 By Anton van Zyl

The Makhado Municipality notified 11 amateur sport clubs in Louis Trichardt last week that it intends to cancel their lease agreements and take over their facilities. Council does not appear to have any plans in place at this stage on how to manage the facilities, promote the sporting codes or even absorb the additional expenses, should it succeed in ousting the sport clubs.

Nzhelele entrepreneurs work in fear of Covid

News: 23 July 2021 By Maanda Bele

More than 400 days have passed since South Africa went into its first lockdown because of the Covid-19 pandemic and the situation is putting a big strain on economic activities in areas such as Siloam in the Nzhelele district.

 

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Black Leopards and striker Tumelo Khutlang part ways

Sport: 29 July 2021

The relationship between Black Leopards and the team’s striker, Tumelo Khutlang, is part of history. The 25-year-old Lesotho international shared his sad story with Limpopo Mirror on Monday. He revealed that his departure followed a sequence of meetings with the management of the team over the past weeks.

Written by: Frank Mavhungu
 

 

Denzel wants to teach people about snakes

Video: 10 June 2021

In African cultures, snakes are generally associated with witchcraft – a fact that does not improve the already frayed relationship between mankind and reptiles. However, within a certain African community in Vleifontein lives a man who regards himself as the exception to this cultural belief. In fact, Denzel Ncube’s fondness for these slithering reptiles is no secret. Ncube gives back to his community by educating the local people on the dangers as well as the beauty of snakes and what to do when confronted with them.

Written by: Maanda Bele

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Yungless goes all the way

Entertainment: 27 June 2021

Music lovers have been waiting with curious anticipation, and now upcoming local singer Yungless has finally released his first official EP (extended play record), titled Heartless Nights, on Friday, 18 June.

Written by: Tshifhiwa Mukwevho