Patrick creates art from wooden stumps

Video: 10 December 2021 By

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.

 

Denzel wants to teach people about snakes

Video: 10 June 2021 By Maanda Bele

In African cultures, snakes are generally associated with witchcraft – a fact that does not improve the already frayed relationship between mankind and reptiles. However, within a certain African community in Vleifontein lives a man who regards himself as the exception to this cultural belief. In fact, Denzel Ncube’s fondness for these slithering reptiles is no secret. Ncube gives back to his community by educating the local people on the dangers as well as the beauty of snakes and what to do when confronted with them.

 

What to expect at Makhado Crossing?

Video: 29 November 2019

Wondering what to expect at the new Makhado Crossing regional mall?

We went and spoke to a couple of tenants about what they think of the new mall. See video below.

Virtual tour of new Makhado Crossing

Video: 21 November 2019

Not been to the “new” mall yet? We visited Makhado Crossing this morning and invite you to accompany us on a virtual tour. Check out the video here.

Clemour sings Silent Night

Video: 24 December 2018

Popular artist, Clemour Ngobeni, visited the offices of the Limpopo Mirror and Zoutpansberger to render his version of Silent Night as a special Christmas message to readers.

Jingle Bell Toy Ride

Video: 11 December 2018 By Elardus van Zyl

The annual Jingle Bell Toy Ride took place on Friday, 7 December. We made a short video showing some of the action.

Not so perfect break-in at Perfect Water

Video: 18 October 2018

On Sunday, 14 October at 23:05, two burglars broke into the Perfect Water shop at 33 Songozwi Street, Louis Trichardt. The shop is owned by Johan and Leana van Rooyen. Johan said that the burglars knew exactly what they were looking for and where to get it. While the alarm apparently did not register at the security company, it did go off at the shop, and the thieves, including one with a very distinctive tattoo, were caught on the shop’s closed-circuit television cameras. 

Die dorp se domste dief?

Video: 21 June 2018

Kwalifiseer hierdie man as een van die streek se domste kriminele ooit? Dit is ‘n skermgreep van die sekuriteitsvideo van die man wat Maandagoggend by die Soutpansberg Muurbalklub ingebreek het. Lees volledige berig in hierdie week se Zoutpansberger.

DBV wend hul tot hof om honde te red

Video: 14 June 2018 By Isabel Venter

As honde kon praat, sou die twee boerboelhonde wat hierdie week deur die Louis Trichardt Diereberskermingsvereniging (DBV) gered moes word sekerlik oorgeloop het van dankbaarheid.

Welcome back Kremetart

Video: 01 June 2018

The local Kremetart race has become a local institution since its inception more than two decades ago, not only in Louis Trichardt, but across the whole Soutpansberg region.

Listeriosis shock

Video: 08 March 2018

The announcement by the Department of Health (DoH) on Sunday that the source of the nationwide listeriosis outbreak had been traced to the Enterprise facility in Polokwane and Rainbow Chicken Ltd in the Free State has sparked a mass clearing of products related to the brand names in supermarkets.