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Learn more, even if you grow older, says Tshigomana

News: 28 November 2021

The well-known soccer administrator and principal of Swobani High, Samuel “Scara” Tshigomana, obtained his PhD in Public and Development Administration at the University of Venda (Univen) on 19 November.

Written by: Kaizer Nengovhela


Thendo and Nyandano to represent Venda at Indoni

News: 27 November 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Thendo Mavhungu (22) and Nyandano Sipholi (19), both youths from the Vhembe District, are representing the “Venda kingdom” at this year’s Indoni Mr and Miss Cultural South Africa. They have been crowned as Venda “King” and “Queen” and are now competing at the nationals.

Musician Mercy Madzivhandila also a respected academic

News: 27 November 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Mercy Masakona Madzivhandila has earned herself respect in both the music industry and academic circles after she graduated with a PhD in music from the University of Venda on Friday (19 November).

Another R1 billion needed to upgrade Nandoni Water Scheme

News: 27 November 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

According to the newly appointed chairperson of the Lepelle Northern Water Board, Mr Nndweleni Mphephu, the board and the Limpopo Department of Water and Sanitation will need R1 billion for upgrading the Nandoni Water Scheme and installing the pipelines from Nandoni Dam to Nsami Dam in Giyani.

Infighting delays election of Makhado mayor for hours

News: 26 November 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The election of a new mayor for the Makhado Municipality was delayed for several hours on Tuesday while the infighting among the local ANC factions continued. Apparently only after strict instructions were issued from the ANC’s provincial and national executive was the former mayor, Samuel Munyai, re-elected.

Hitch-hiker fatally stabs motorist who gave him a ride

News: 26 November 2021 By Godfrey Mandiwana

A 42-year-old man from Tshirenzheni village was fatally stabbed with a knife in his spinal cord after he picked up three hitch-hikers and a fight later broke out about payment.

D959 road ripped up while investigations continue

News: 26 November 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) have confirmed that they are investigating the circumstances around the construction of the D959 road leading from Louis Trichardt to the Makhado Air Force Base. The road started to disintegrate within weeks after supposedly being upgraded and resurfaced.

Completion date for Musina Ring Road set for March 2022

News: 25 November 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused economic challenges in numerous sectors across the world, with the countless job losses probably being the most worrying result thereof. Another serious problem that has ensued from it in South Africa, though, is delays in the completion of many key projects that are supposed to benefit the country. One such project is the Musina Ring Road, which is currently under construction to the west of Musina town.

Out-of-control ambulance crashes into bakkie and nearly kills woman

News: 20 November 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

Negligent driving has been the cause of many fatal accidents on the Vhembe District’s roads, but when they are caused by the alleged reckless driving of emergency-services personnel, one cannot help but to cringe with concern.

ConCourt judgment not a serious setback, say Ravhura family

News: 20 November 2021 By Anton van Zyl

Last week’s ruling of the Constitutional Court will not affect the Ravhura Royal Family’s plans to claim the throne as leaders of the Vhavenda, said the family spokesperson this week. They were also not surprised by the ruling as they believed that the main application would fail.