It looked impossible but Ndivhuho's mission is finally accomplished

News: 26 May 2024

Orphaned girl Ms Ndivhuho Mulovhedzi has become a classic example that, with dedication, one can achieve one's dreams. On Tuesday, 14 May, she graduated with a BCom accounting degree from the University of Venda.


Naledzani's difficult journey from security guard to honours degree

News: 25 May 2024 By Thembi Siaga

Pfarelo Naledzani, a 36-year-old security guard from Tshithuthuni in Thengwe village, has just graduated with an honours degree in town planning from the University of Venda (Univen), proving that success follows dedication and hard work.

Even if it takes you a decade, never stop chasing your dream

News: 25 May 2024

If you think giving up is an option, think twice and remind yourself of the inspiring story of Pfariso Julio Nephalama (31) of Vondwe village, north of Thohoyandou. Despite difficulties and repeated failures, Nephalama is a true example of what real perseverance is all about as he took 10 consecutive years to complete his four-year degree.

You got to put some faith in Faith on election day

News: 25 May 2024

Voting day is drawing ever closer, bringing both uncertainty and excitement, especially for those who have never cast their votes before. This year’s election is unique in that, for the first time since 1994, South African citizens can vote for independent candidates within their districts and provinces.

Family want answers after man's mysterious death

News: 24 May 2024 By Elmon Tshikhudo

The family of a man whose lifeless body was found on a street next to his home say they have more questions than answers and are baffled by his mysterious death. The man, Mr. Calvin Ravele (47) of Mapa outside Thohoyandou, was found by a passerby, who notified members of the community, next to Ravele’s gate.

'Killer'-brother has mental problems

News: 24 May 2024 By Elmon Tshikhudo

The man accused of chopping off his brother's head with a spade and stabbing his sister and her 10-year-old daughter at Tshidimbini outside Thohoyandou is a mental-health patient. Avhashoni Matshili (38) appeared in the Thohoyandou Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, 15 May, where he was charged with murder and two counts of attempted murder.

Rabali derby ends in bloodbath

News: 24 May 2024 By Maanda Bele

The much-awaited derby between long-standing rivals Matanda Rockers FC and Rabali Pull Together FC turned into a tragedy, leaving one man dead and his brother hospitalised.


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