From sportscaster to advocate

News: 21 April 2024 By: Silas Nduvheni

“Everything is possible; one only needs to be determined, hardworking, and dedicated. If you start something, make sure you finish it, and age should not be a limitation.” This is the mindset of former PhalaPhala FM radio announcer and SABC sportscaster Thivhulawi Gilbert Nyadzhiwa, better known as “Gwati Muzere” in the broadcasting industry.

Granny Khorommbi keeps on going

News in brief: 21 April 2024 By Silas Nduvheni

At the age of 62, Granny Sarah Nembidzane-Khorommbi of Hamagidi Unit near Sibasa cannot sit at home being idle. She keeps herself busy doing beadwork and knitting Tshivenda traditional clothes such as minwenda, misisi, and men’s T-shirts. Her handiwork not only keeps her busy but also provides an income that helps her feed the family.

New lab welcomed by Bungeni learners

News: 20 April 2024 By Thembi Siaga

A new state-of-the-art science laboratory was unveiled at Russel Bungeni High School in Bungeni village on Friday, 5 April. The laboratory is the result of a partnership between the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), Stellenbosch University, the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI), and the traditional authority, led by Hosi Given Bungeni.

Phophi leads the netball Baby Proteas

Sport: 20 April 2024 By Kaizer Nengovhela

One of Vhembe’s own netball stars is continuing to impress on the national and international stage. Phophi Nematangari from Duthuni is currently captaining both the University of Pretoria’s (Tuks) first team and the South African Youth netball side (Baby Proteas).

Rialivhuwa and Sally are king and queen

News: 20 April 2024 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Rialivhuwa Mulaudzi (17), a Grade 11 learner from Lwamondo High School, and Sally Marikhele, a Grade 10 student from Nngweni High School (15), were crowned king and queen of the Mr and Miss Vhembe District High Schools Pageant. The annual beauty pageant took place at the Tshavhalovhedzi Zion Apostolic Church on 6 April.

'Headman demolished my house'

News: 20 April 2024 By Kaizer Nengovhela

A resident of Komati village near Vleifontein is very upset after his house was demolished, following a dispute about ownership. The structure was allegedly erected without the necessary permission obtained from the traditional leader.

Local boxers vow to win in Cape Town

Sport: 20 April 2024 By Victor Mukwevho

Two former traditional musangwe bare-knuckle pugilists, Khodani “Cena” Nephalama and Ishmael Makhado, are set to fly to Cape Town to participate in the Insane Boxing Promotions Tournament. The event will take place at the Pride Fighting Academy on Hope Street in Cape Town next Saturday, 27 April.

Department shuts down Ziggy School

News: 19 April 2024 By Thembi Siaga

An unregistered school that has been operating since 2019 was closed by the Limpopo Department of Education last week. Parents had to scramble to find a new educational home for their children, with many feeling that the department had failed to protect the children by not acting against the owners of the school sooner.




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