Khubvi quads are now in Grade 8, but face many challenges

News: 09 June 2024 By: Elmon Tshikhudo

In the year 2010, Ms Patricia Ambani was blessed with quadruplets. The Limpopo Mirror was one of the first media houses to visit the family and published the headline story. Urangani, Uhone, Tondani (a girl), and Ipfi, from Khubvi outside Thohoyandou, were born in September 2010.

Musina mourns death of Archbishop Mudzanani

News: 09 June 2024

The community of Musina is still reeling in shock, following the death of the only archbishop in their border town. The founder of the Voice Apostolic Church, Archbishop Samson Azwihangwisi Mudzanani, passed away last Tuesday (28 May) at a hospital in Polokwane. His church had several branches in Musina, Venda, and Polokwane.

Fhatuwani goes for a second green number at Comrades 2024

Sport: 08 June 2024 By Victor Mukwevho

Well-known local marathon runner Fhatuwani Mudau believes he has done enough to prepare for this year’s Comrades Ultra-marathon. The runner from Khubvi village is determined not to rest on his laurels after receiving his green number (for 10 finishes) but to work towards getting a second green number.

Down-to-earth Bhamba makes headlines with PhD and new album

News: 08 June 2024 By Maanda Bele

From beats to books, Venrap musician and producer Mulalo I Mutoti, better known by his stage name of Bhamba Muphandi, has proven that he can excel in both the studio and academia. On Friday, 17 May, Bhamba received his PhD in environmental sciences (hydrology) from the University of Venda.

When men are together, great ideas emerge

News in brief: 08 June 2024 By Elmon Tshikhudo

Every Saturday, a group of 25 local men from Makhuvha, many of whom are unemployed, gather at their favourite spot to drink, listen to, and dance to Tshivenda music with the radio at full blast. However, the meeting is not just a drinking spree; this is a deliberate effort to reach out to one another, share problems, and find solutions as a collective.

Mathelemusa appointed as 'youngest' HOD

News in brief: 08 June 2024 By Victor Mukwevho

The University of Venda (Univen) has appointed Andisani Mathelemusa as the new head of department (HOD) of student governance. Mathelemusa is one of Univen’s master’s graduates. He has served in various positions in student leadership, including serving as the president of the student representative council (SRC).

Residents march to VDM to demand end to water crisis

News: 08 June 2024 By Silas Nduvheni

Water shortages in many communities across the Vhembe region are a serious concern. On Monday, 3 June, more than 700 people - mostly members of the newly formed political party Economic Liberators Forum South Africa (ELF-SA), took to the streets of Thohoyandou and marched to the offices of the Vhembe District Municipality (VDM) to demand that these problems be addressed.

SAFA Vhembe bans football referee for life

Sport: 08 June 2024 By Kaizer Nengovhela

One of the three referees affiliated with SAFA Vhembe who were suspended last month, following allegations of match fixing and accepting bribes to influence the outcome of matches, has since been banned for life from football after a meeting by the disciplinary committee (DC) that was held on 30 May in Thohoyandou.




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