• ZCC stays clear of ‘Zuma must quit’ calls

    PIET RAMPEDI The Zion Christian Church (ZCC) has distanced itself from calls by some religious leaders for President Jacob Zuma to quit. In an unprecedented move, the 106-year old church publicly slammed one of its members for purporting to represent it at a forum where the call was made. The ZCC, in a hard-hitting statement, […]
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  • Poor farmers demand answers from cattle MEC

    PIET RAMPEDI THE African Farmers Association of South Africa (AFASA) has raised concerns about how a Limpopo MEC benefited from a multi-million rand government cattle scheme meant to uplift poor farmers and create jobs. Its general secretary Aggrey Mahanjana said this was the latest case of a politically well-connected person scoring from a programme designed […]
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  • Youngsters give Limpopo softball renewed hope

    MOYAHABO MABEBA SOLLY Baholo and Mandla Matswinyane, the precocious youngsters who sent out such a positive message about the future of domestic softball, are the embodiment of a phenomenon that, from a Limpopo perspective, the game’s out fielding is still intact. What makes them identical is that they are both left-handers with an almost similar […]
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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 […]
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  • ANCYL calls for Giyani Mayor and Speaker’s resignations

    VICTOR HLUNGWANI THE ANC Youth League (ANCYL) in the Giyani sub-region of Limpopo has called for the immediate removal of Mayor Pat Hlungwani and Council Speaker Sasavona Mathebula. Sub-regional secretary Nyiko Bembani has accused the duo of misleading the council and frustrating attempts to appoint a permanent municipal manager for factional reasons. This came after […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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  • Ford’s R2.5bn investment in SA welcomed

    Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has welcomed Ford’s R2.5 billion investment in local production, saying it’s an important indication of confidence in South Africa. This, as Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa on Tuesday announced the investment to expand operations in South Africa at its Silverton Assembly Plant, in Pretoria. This will see the […]
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  • Former senior government officials’ assets seized

    Pretoria – The High Court in Limpopo has ordered the seizure of assets belonging to three former senior government officials from the Limpopo Provincial Department of Health and Social Development as well as their close family members. This follows an application by the Asset Forfeiture Unit in the province. The officials, Matanya Gordon Monye, Mojela […]
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