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Break the silence about abuse

News: 29 November 2020

“Our country is increasingly becoming an unsafe place for women, and it is up to us as women to stand up for ourselves,” says Mukonazwothe Netshitavhadulu, a young woman from Tshidzini Mutshili village, who shows that age does not matter as far as adding value to society is concerned.

Written by: Tshifhiwa Mukwevho


If you have a skill, use it

News: 29 November 2020

Isaac Musekwa, a renowned local welder from Musina, urges unemployed people to use their vocational skills to earn an income, instead of resorting to criminal activities. He is even willing to share his skills with interested young, unemployed people around his community, to help them find an honourable way of putting food on their tables.

Rolivhuwa finds her solace in baking bread

News: 28 November 2020 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

While many greatly suffer from poverty, others are driven and inspired by it to try new things and new ways that, at the end of the day, enable them to put food on the table.

Traditional leader says he knew nothing about R3m lottery project

News: 28 November 2020 By Bernard Chiguvare

The now infamous Hangwani Mulaudzi project at Mukondeni village has hit another snag. The traditional leader responsible for the area said that he had never been consulted about the project and would not allow it to continue. The funders and organisers must first visit him and follow proper procedures before any further development will be allowed.

Cheers as “mothers” attack 16-year-old girl

News: 27 November 2020 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Four women have been arrested in connection with the assault of a 16-year-old school girl. The women, aged between 20 and 31, allegedly beat up the girl close to her school at Matsa village in Nzhelele. The girl was severely traumatized by the attack.

New technology at Tshilidzini will help save lives

News: 26 November 2020 By Silas Nduvheni

Brand new state-of-the-art scanning and diagnosing equipment was installed at Tshilidzini Hospital. The new equipment will make it possible for the hospital staff to do advanced scans in a matter of minutes. The technology also enables medical personnel, just like the experts in the cities, to assist in the diagnosis and the effective treatment of patients.

Two life sentences for brutal rapist

News: 26 November 2020 By Denise van Bergen

A man who was found guilty on charges of rape, kidnapping and robbery was dealt a stiff sentence by the Sibasa Regional Court in Thohoyandou on Wednesday, 18 November.

Fathers are parents too

News: 22 November 2020 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Local resident Castro Musinyali has started an organisation called We Are Fathers, We Are Parents, which advocates for the parental rights of fathers.

It's never too late to start studying

News: 22 November 2020 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Tahulela Patience Lehaha (38) from Gogobole village is living proof that it is never too late to achieve your goals in life.

Gneg's dress catches the eye of Miss SA

News: 21 November 2020 By Maanda Bele

When a young fashion designer from Mukula village outside Thohoyandou decided to spoil herself with a dress for her birthday this year, she ended up designing an outfit similar to the one that Miss SA, Shudufhadzo Musida, wore when she was crowned.

Lindelani brings 'savvy' to village

News: 21 November 2020 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Lindelani Ntando Ramuedzisi (29), a local beautician who found herself with no income because of the lockdown and Covid-19 regulations, started a new business of packaging and selling trendy ice creams.