• DA vows to retain Limpopo’s influential and wealthiest ward

    PIET RAMPEDI THE wealthiest and most influential ward in Limpopo will never fall into the hands of the ANC or EFF, said the DA in the province. Frank Haas, the incumbent councillor of Ward 21 in the City of Polokwane, said his party would retain its prized asset with ease because the official opposition has served […]
    • by Piet Rampedi
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  • Upbeat premier says ANC will retain all Limpopo municipalities

    PIET RAMPEDI AN UPBEAT Limpopo ANC chairperson and premier Stan Mathabatha has cast his ballot in Polokwane, ruling out the possibility of the ruling party losing any of the 30 municipalities it controls in the province. Insisting that the opposition DA and EFF stood no chance of unseating the ANC in Limpopo, Mathabatha said he […]
    • by Piet Rampedi
    • 2 Years ago
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  • Optimistic Malema accuses ANC of cowardice

    MOYAHABO MABEBA EFF leader Julius Malema arrived at Mponegele Primary School in his home township of Seshego outside Polokwane full of pomp and confidence that his party will fare pretty well in the fiercely contested local government elections. Malema, who, over the years has been seen at elections venues in Limpopo accompanied by his grandmother […]
    • by Piet Rampedi
    • 2 Years ago
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  • Malema warns EFF party agents against food poisoning on voting day

    CHESTER MAKANA EFF leader Julius Malema has warned his party’s agents against food poisoning ahead of Wednesday’s hotly contested local government elections. He claimed that the ANC would give them poisoned food so they could steal votes while EFF agents spent time in the toilets or even hospitals. “Party agents you must not sleep. You must not […]
    • by Piet Rampedi
    • 2 Years ago
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  • Top cop: We have deployed officers to 650 election hotspots countrywide

    Chester Makana AT LEAST 650 election hotspot areas have been placed under surveillance across the country ahead of Wednesday’s local government elections, said acting National Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane. Phahlane told a media briefing on Monday in Vuwani, Limpopo, that they have beefed up police presence in the troubled area amid the threats […]
    • by Piet Rampedi
    • 2 Years ago
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  • Tzaneen grass cutter who fell and broke ankle in the mountains rescued

    GLACIER NKHWASHU A LIMPOPO woman who slipped and fell in the mountains of Lenyenye in Tzaneen, while cutting grass used to make traditional brooms, has been rescued by the police. Martha Thobejane was forced to spend two nights in adverse weather conditions in the mountains of Lekgalametse Nature Reserve in Maake, after breaking her ankle […]
    • by Piet Rampedi
    • 2 Years ago
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  • Malema says voting for Zuma is “endorsing corruption”

    CHESTER MAKANA EFF president Julius Malema says voting for President Jacob Zuma will be endorsing corruption because he will use the position to continue looting public funds and enriching his family. Addressing hundreds of supporters at Ga-Mashashane outside Polokwane in Limpopo on Monday, Malema said Zuma’s R206 million Nkandla private home was a classic example of how […]
    • by Piet Rampedi
    • 2 Years ago
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  • Zuma – DA is an oppressive snake trying to bite ANC

    CHESTER MAKANA VOTING for the DA is tantamount to voting for a snake which is trying to bike the ruling ANC, President Jacob Zuma said. In a scathing attack on the official opposition, Zuma told thousands of people at Ga-Seleka village, Lephalale, in Limpopo that they should not vote for the DA because it was established […]
    • by Piet Rampedi
    • 2 Years ago
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  • Vuwani residents reject government’s pre-elections peace deal

    CHESTER MAKANA RESIDENTS of strife torn Vuwani in Limpopo have rejected the government’s peace deal aimed at ending the strike and paving the way for incident free local government elections on August 3. Community leaders rejected the state’s deal presented by Co-operative Governance Minister Des Van Rooyen, saying it was driven by the selfish desire […]
    • by Piet Rampedi
    • 2 Years ago
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  • Ramaphosa: ANC has no room for corrupt and greedy councillors

    CHESTER MAKANA DEPUTY President Cyril Ramaphosa has drawn a line in the sand for ANC councillors, saying the ruling party won’t tolerate public representatives who live lavish lifestyles at the expense of service delivery. Addressing thousands of supporters at the ANC’s Limpopo Siyanqoba rally in Polokwane on Sunday, Ramaphosa said lazy, greedy and corrupt councillors […]
    • by Piet Rampedi
    • 2 Years ago
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