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Migrants not sure whether they want to be vaccinated

News: 13 June 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

As the country proceeds with the rolling out of Phase 2 of the Covid-19 vaccination programme for citizens over 60 years of age, Mozambican migrants from Magulule village in Elim seem to be confused about whether they can be vaccinated.

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.

A new beginning for Phillip Tshililo

Entertainment: 12 June 2021

Veteran local reggae star Phillip Tshililo has released his first eight-track album under a new stage name. Now known as Rasta Phill, Tshililo has consolidated his musical maturity, creativity, and experience to produce his unique reggae sound.  

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.

Land should not be auctioned, but made available to 'Missing Middle'

News in brief: 12 June 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Makhado and the Sinthumule-Kutama Crisis Committee (SKCC) object to the selling of 166 residential plots at Tshikota Extension 1 and 695 other plots in Louis Trichardt Town that are being auctioned off by the Makhado Municipality.

Pro Heed injured in car accident

News in brief: 12 June 2021

“I’m grateful to all my fans from all corners of the country who sent me messages of support and a speedy recovery. This clearly demonstrates that there are a lot of people who love me out there. When I fully recover, I will reward my fans with the best of entertainment to thank them for their kind hearts.”

Dr Tumi fraud charges link back to Vhembe's NLC groups

News: 12 June 2021

The arrest of popular gospel singer Dr Tumi earlier this year sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry and his fans. Although the matter is unfolding in a Gauteng court, it links directly back to the Vhembe region, and may also be connected to other dubious Lottery-funded projects and people with links to the area.

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.

Air force major has eyes set on World Triathlon Championships

Sport: 12 June 2021 By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Maj Selaotswe Tlhakuli, a member of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) based at the Makhado Air Force Base, is not too fazed about not making it to the 2021 World Triathlon Championship Series. Besides, he says, he can always try again next year.


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Video: 10 June 2021 By Maanda Bele

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