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Maniini businessman kills wife, then shoots himself

News: 30 June 2022 By Silas Nduvheni

Barely a week after Deputy Minister of Police Cassel Mathale, the Vhembe District Municipality (VDM) and DC Academy launched the Gender-based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) campaign in Thohoyandou (18 June), yet another couple died in what appears to be a case of domestic violence.

Krane weer droog, maar immers reën dit

News: 30 June 2022 By Andries van Zyl

‘n Rare verskynsel het die afgelope week plaasgevind deurdat die Albasinidam se een sluis oopgetrek moes word vanweë ‘n oorvol dam. Dit kon grootliks toegeskryf word aan die deurdringende reën wat sedert verlede week oor die streek uitsak. Te midde hiervan het krane in Louis Trichardt en omstreke weer leeggeloop.

Musina hopes to rid itself of Eskom debt in the next year

News: 30 June 2022 By Anton van Zyl

No mention was made of the auditor-general’s dismal view of the state of Musina Municipality’s finances during the annual budget meeting held at the Musina Show Grounds last Thursday. The mayor, Cllr Nkhanedzeni Godfrey Mawela, instead portrayed a dream that the municipality is on its way to becoming a “smart city”, marked by economic prosperity and jobs for all.

Mukula-Mukondeni residents resort to fixing own roads

News: 25 June 2022 By Silas Nduvheni

Residents from Ward 13 in Mukula village outside Thohoyandou have decided to start fixing their own streets as it became apparent that, after years of pleading, the Thulamela Local Municipality (TLM) was not going to deliver on their promises.

'Do not sit and lament, make hay while the sun shines'

News: 25 June 2022 By Elmon Tshikhudo

When the company Tshimangi Mathoni worked for was forced to close its doors a few years ago, she found herself without a job and a bleak future ahead of her. The outbreak of Covid-19 only added to her woes as she was confined to her house, like many others, with no money and nothing to do.

Tribute to soccer star KK Mawela Nengovhela

News: 25 June 2022 By Elmon Tshikhudo

Hardly a month since the passing of the former soccer star Kanakana Alfred Mawela Nengovhela, his absence is still felt greatly as people remember the mark he left within his community.

Lindelani wins coveted PanSALB language prize

News: 25 June 2022 By Elmon Tshikhudo

Former Vhembe FM presenter and Tshivenda language practitioner Ms Lindelani Vinoliah Tshifhango won a language and literature award at the prestigious PanSALB Multilingualism Awards last Wednesday.

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Patrick creates art from wooden stumps

Video: 10 December 2021

VIDEO: Patrick Manyike is a talented woodcarver from Mbhokota near Elim. We visited his studio to find out what motivates him and how he creates his stunning art pieces. Patrick learned how to do wood sculpting from internationally acclaimed local artist, Thomas Kubayi.