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Marula beer season has arrived

News: 27 February 2021

When the marula fruit starts to ripen between January and March each year, the Vhavenda people know the time has come to start making U luma mukumbi/Ukuluma Vukanyi (marula beer).

Written by: Silas Nduvheni
 

Pastor Ragimana will be remembered

News: 27 February 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

The late Pastor Matsidiso Evelina Ragimana of the Living Gospel World Mission Church in Tshilivho, Ha-Makhuvha, will be remembered as a carer for the poor and vulnerable in society.

The age of the mask

News: 27 February 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

The Covid-19 pandemic is real. One only has to read the papers or watch people crying over their loved ones who had caught the virus to believe it. But are people really taking health regulations, such as social distancing and the wearing of facemasks, seriously?

“Poor” family must pay R3 000 to bury their daughter

News: 26 February 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

A poor family from Mashau-Mavhina are being charged R3 000 by the royal council to bury their daughter in the village cemetery, but say that there is no way for them to come up with that money. The family did not contribute to the communal funeral scheme and now have to pay the penalty to bury their loved one.

Lethal water

News: 26 February 2021

The past week’s heavy rains claimed at least one life and left serious damage to roads and bridges in the Nzhelele valley.

Another Mbilwi matriculant makes it into province's top three

News: 25 February 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

Prayer, hard work, believing in yourself and not limiting yourself are the reasons behind the success of the Phiphidi village based Fhulufhelo Merriam Mudau, one of the top three 2020 matriculants in Limpopo.

Vhembe's Pearl Khosa bags seven distinctions

News: 25 February 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The Limpopo MEC for Education, Ms Polly Boshielo complimented the class of 2020 during the announcement of this year’s matric results in Polokwane on Monday (23rd). The class of 2020 achieved a provincial pass rate of 68.2%, and although this is a decline of 5% from 2019, Boshielo said that she was proud of the learners for their hard work, despite challenges like access to online learning resources.

Border jumpers say they have no other choice

News: 21 February 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Njabulo Nzuza, who visited the Beitbridge Border Post on 15 February to witness the state of preparedness, praised members of the SANDF for their successful efforts in protecting the border. He visited the border post shortly after 20 border jumpers were intercepted.

VDM mayor promises to rebuild Sane bridge

News: 21 February 2021 By Silas Nduvheni

The executive mayor of the Vhembe District Municipality, Cllr Dowelani Nenguda, assured residents of Sane that the disaster management team, in conjunction with the Department of Roads and Infrastructure, would work around the clock to re-construct the Sane bridge, as well as the pedestrian makeshift cable bridge.