• Number of municipalities to decrease

    THE number of municipalities in the country are set to decrease from 278 to 257, says the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. According to the department, the new municipalities will come into being on the date of the elections. Last year, the Minister requested the Municipal Demarcation Board to investigate the re-demarcation of […]
    • by Piet Rampedi
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  • Boy (3) repatriated from Mozambican prison

    THE Department of Social Development has urged mothers who are struggling to make a living to contact the department for help instead of participating in illegal activities such as drug smuggling. “There are alternatives and being a drug mule does not pay. If you are really struggling, come forward to Social Development. We have a […]
    • by Piet Rampedi
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  • Alleged serial rapist loses it in court

    STAFF WRITER GODFREY Ndivhuwo Ntshieni, the suspected serial killer facing multiple charges of rape, murder and robbery, lost it at the Limpopo High Court in Thohoyandou today and refused to co-operate with the judge. He threw his body on the floor and laid facing down as Acting Judge Jackson Mushasha begged him to take his seat, much […]
    • by Piet Rampedi
    • 3 Years ago
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  • Concerns over mob justice incidents

    MOYAHABO MABEBA RELIGIOUS leaders have joined the police in a chorus of condemnation following persistent incidents of mob justice in which angry civilians take the law into their own hands. Police stations across Limpopo have been inundated with a plethora of criminal cases where irate community members often took matters into their hands, killing criminal […]
    • by African Times
    • 3 Years ago
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  • Thugs terrorise Tzaneen communities

    GLACIER NKHWASHU RESIDENTS of Tzaneen in Limpopo are living in fear after a group of thugs launched a reign of terror in their communities. A gang of about 100 has allegedly raped an unknown number of women at knife-points, hijacked cars at gun-point, stole cars from homes and robbed pedestrians in recent weeks. According to […]
    • by African Times
    • 3 Years ago
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  • Dr Mathatha Tsedu’s appointment as Wits adjunct professor hailed

    MOYAHABO MABEBA THIS has truly been a phenomenal year for retired veteran newsman Dr Mathatha Tsedu. The year has not even crossed the half way winter mark, but the renowned editor and anti-apartheid activist has already been honoured three times. This year’s accolades started pouring in two months ago in Polokwane, where he was honoured […]
    • by African Times
    • 3 Years ago
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  • Convicted school girls’ Killers set to approach SCA for leave to appeal

    AFRICAN TIMES CORRESPONDENT TWO convicted rapists and murderers are set to approach the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein for leave to appeal their respective 25-year sentences. This comes after the Polokwane High Court this week dismissed Theophilus Shayi and Reebeck Maungane’s application for leave to appeal. Shayi and Malungane, of Mashishimale village near […]
    • by African Times
    • 3 Years ago
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  • Residents urged to give City of Polokwane BRTS a name

    MOYAHABO MABEBA THE City of Polokwane in Limpopo is urging residents to provide a new name for its multimillion Integrated Rapid Public Transport System (IRPTS). The naming process will be opened for a period of one month with the final name expected to be announced on July 31. Residents are yet to be informed about […]
    • by African Times
    • 3 Years ago
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  • Facelift for Seshego Industrial Park

    MOYAHABO MABEBA THE Seshego Industrial Park outside Polokwane in Limpopo is currently undergoing a major facelift, courtesy of R21 million cash injection from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). The infrastructure upgrading, on the north eastern outskirts of the township, is part of the department’s Revitalisation of Industrial Parks Programme. The objective of the […]
    • by African Times
    • 3 Years ago
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  • Meet a talented and feisty poet who has taken the country by storm

    MOYAHABO MABEBA TALKING with – and not to – Khahlishang Mametja, one of Limpopo’s Performance Poet and Writers feels like one is attending a 300-year-long African political rally with only one agenda: the freedom of the soul of the black folk. The first impression upon meeting the wordsmith par excellence is that of feistiness, of […]
    • by African Times
    • 3 Years ago
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