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Vhembe region has three schools in Club 100

News in brief: 27 January 2022 By Silas Nduvheni

The Vhembe East District Director for the Department of Education, Dr Gerson Rambiyana, congratulated Mbilwi Secondary School, Tshivhase Secondary School and Thengwe Secondary School – all from the Vhembe region - on making it into the elite Club 100.

'Bully' expelled after threatening teachers

News in brief: 27 January 2022 By Silas Nduvheni

A learner from the John Marubini Primary School in Phiphidi village, just outside Thohoyandou, was expelled on Monday (24th) after he had allegedly threatened teachers and members of the School Governing Body (SGB). The learner apparently failed Grade 7 for the second time last year but insisted on being promoted to the next grade.

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No bail for man accused of raping 11-year-old boy

News: 27 January 2022

A 30-year-old man from Tshitereke village appeared in the Thohoyandou Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, 25 January, on two counts of rape, sexual assault, five counts of child abuse as well as one of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

 

Delicia among top academic achievers in the country

News: 27 January 2022 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Eighteen-year-old Delicia Davhana managed to put Thohoyandou High on the map when she earned herself a place among the top academic achievers of 2021 in the country.

NPA's Radzilani shines after being admitted as advocate

News: 23 January 2022 By Silas Nduvheni

Florence Radzilani from Maniini village near Thohoyandou was on cloud nine after recently being admitted as advocate. She currently works as a labour-relations practitioner at the National Prosecution Authority (NPA) in Pretoria and can now appear in the lower and district courts in the country.

Grace does not mind getting her hands dirty

News: 23 January 2022 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Tapping into a male-dominated industry was never easy for female business owner Ms Grace Mabogo Thovhakale, who is doing exceedingly well for herself today in the cement-blending industry.

Ninety-One helps Matsila village to get 'off-the-grid'

News: 22 January 2022 By Kaizer Nengovhela

High electricity bills, coupled with load shedding, have prompted Vhamusanda Vho- Livhuwani Matsila to rope in solar energy to ease the strain on the Matsila Community Trust (MCDT). The trust is led by the traditional leader himself.

How do you charge for water with no meter, residents ask

News: 21 January 2022 By Bernard Chiguvare

Several residents who occupy RDP houses at Matswale Extension 14 in Musina claim to be billed for water while they do not even have water meters installed in their area. This, naturally, leaves them to question exactly how the municipality determines their water usage.

Tshitandani Primary says no to merger with neighbouring school

News: 21 January 2022 By Silas Nduvheni

The merging of schools by the Department of Education in Limpopo seems to be creating many challenges, including a lack of transportation for many learners who are now forced to travel greater distances to school, and the changing of uniforms.

Let's try again to fix it

News: 21 January 2022 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The dangerous pothole-infested D3715 Road has been the cause of numerous fatal accidents over the past few years and, after yet more “shoddy work” last year by the previous contractor, motorists and residents of the area are crossing their fingers that Mazaxa Construction and Projects will do a better job of it this time around.

Ten behind bars for daring attack on police station

News: 20 January 2022 By Andries van Zyl

Limpopo police have made a major breakthrough by arresting ten suspects believed to be responsible for the daring attack on the Malamulele police station on 21 November 2021. The suspects have also been linked to a series of ATM bombings in the province.

 

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Registration still open for Thulfa clubs

Sport: 27 January 2022

Clubs that wish to become part of the Thulamela Local Football Association (Thulfa) in the coming season have until next Friday, 4 February, to register with the league.

 
 

 

 

Lucky Ntimani converts tree stumps to pieces of art

Video: 10 January 2022

The multi-talented artist and woodcarver, Lucky Ntimani, produces stunning sculptures from any piece of wood and creates traditional musical instruments.

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Author smiles from ear to ear after winning literature award

Entertainment: 25 December 2021

Azwindini Lutendo Masuwa is bubbling with excitement and joy after receiving a literature award for his debut financial book, Unshakable.

Written by: Tshifhiwa Mukwevho