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Ses moet Maandag weer in hof wees

News in brief: 18 June 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Ses van die dorp se jong inwoners sal Maandag, 21 Junie, weer in die landdroshof op Louis Trichardt verskyn, nadat hulle ná twee klopjagte op 7 April by wonings op Louis Trichardt gearresteer is.


Skietvoorvalle neem kommerwekkend toe

News: 18 June 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Skietvoorvalle in en om Louis Trichardt neem kommerwekkend toe en inwoners moet dalk maar deesdae liefs met die spreekwoordelik “een oog oop” moet slaap - veral gesien in die lig van die mees onlangse skietery in Louis Trichardt gedurende die vroeë oggendure van Sondag, 13 Junie.

Plenty of excuses for slow progress on D959 and D3715

News: 17 June 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The sighs of relief over the long-awaited rehabilitation of the D959- and D3715 roads, which eventually started earlier this year, might have been a little premature, as delayed payment of workers’ salaries and a shortage of material appear to be interfering with progress on the projects.

CEO drops bombshell regarding Musina-Makhado SEZ

News: 13 June 2021 By Andries van Zyl

The more the Limpopo Department of Economic Development Environment and Tourism (LEDET) and the Limpopo Economic Development Agency (LEDA) try to “push through” the process to obtain final environmental approval for the controversial Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone (MMSEZ), the more public resistance to the idea is growing as more and more evidence is emerging that the powers that be are going to develop the MMSEZ, no matter what.

Unemployment rate rises to scary levels, especially in Vhembe

News: 12 June 2021 By Anton van Zyl

The rate of unemployment in the country has reached new record highs, but in Limpopo, and especially the Vhembe region, the number of people who are not employed is terrifying. Officially, the figure indicates that almost half of the productive population are without jobs, but the figure for young people is even more devastating.

Meulbos now a dumping site for dead and dying dogs?

News: 12 June 2021 By Andries van Zyl

The inhumanity of mankind never ceases to amaze. On Tuesday morning, the Zoutpansberger received another report of a large-breed female dog dumped next to the Meulbos dirt road just off Forestry road in Louis Trichardt.


Sportklubs reg vir hofstryd teen Raad

News: 11 June 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Voorsitters en verteenwoordigers van sportklubs in Louis Trichardt wat gebruik maak van munisipale infrastruktuur het op 2 Junie ‘n noodvergadering gehou om die Makhado Munisipaliteit se eensydige besluit om hulle 99-jaar huurkontrakte te kanselleer, te bespreek. Dat hierdie saak op pad is Hooggeregshof toe vir beslissing was gou duidelik.

Buyer makes quick R1,8 million profit out of controversial park deal

News: 11 June 2021 By Anton van Zyl

The controversial park opposite the Spar complex just east of the N1 in Louis Trichardt has been resold. The new owners are contemplating turning it into a residential estate or perhaps even a centre with upmarket restaurants and small shops.


Education: Meet two of Vhembe's beekeepers

Video: 03 June 2021

We visited two local beekeepers and we asked them about ... bees. Why do bees die? What types of honey do you find? What is a brood? (not a bread) We even wanted to know whether crystalized honey is fake.

Written by: Elardus van Zyl




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