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WHO GETS THE LAND?

Belanda | Jul 05 , 2018

The first day of public hearings on whether or not land should be expropriated without compensation, has yielded mixed reactions from those who came to make submissions.

The hearings kicked off in the Northern Cape town of Springbok on Tuesday and will also start in Limpopo on Wednesday.

Parliament’s Joint Constitutional Review Committee has been tasked to determine whether or not Section 25 of the Constitution should be amended.

According to Section 25 of the Constitution, property may be expropriated for a public purpose or in the public interest.

It also… read more


Services provided in Vuwani, says IMC

Benice Burger | Sep 15 , 2017

The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Vuwani has commended the Limpopo Provincial Government for ensuring that a technical team is in place to assist with the implementation of services in LIM345 and all its 36 wards.

The technical team is made up of all provincial departments. The Department of Cooperative… read more


Joburg and Polokwane named as greenest municipalities

Benice Burger | Aug 31 , 2017

The City of Johannesburg and Polokwane in Limpopo are the greenest municipalities in South Africa. The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Barbara Thomson, on Tuesday announced the winners of the 7th Greenest Municipality Competition (GMC) in Bloemfontein.

Deputy Minister Thomson acknowledged the role played by South African municipalities in embracing the concept of the green economy by implementing long-term sustainability policies and strategies in partnership with local communities.

“This is an important development for our country… read more


Penny Penny to hand out books to schools in Limpopo

Benice Burger | Aug 28 , 2017

He may never have seen the inside of a classroom in his life, but that has only fuelled “Penny Penny” to value education. The charismatic Tsonga musician and reality television… read more


Ramaphosa to mark Mandela Day with handover of an Early Childhood Development Centre

Benice Burger | Jul 14 , 2017

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will officially handover the Ramadimetja Sophia Mogotlane Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centre to the Mookgophong community in Limpopo on Tuesday, 18 July 2017.

The ECD came into being… read more


Young entrepreneurs helped by Bizniz in a Box

Jenna Deeley-Smith | Jun 23 , 2017

Coca-Cola Beverages SA (CCBSA) is working with young people to help them triumph over challenges as most young people struggle to find work and many have given up hope.

CCBSA is introducing them to the possibilities of entrepreneurship through a concept dubbed Bizniz in a Box. This initiative gives young people between the ages of 24 and 35 and living in townships the opportunity, skills and funding to set up and run their own successful container shops. From December last year to February this year, total revenue for the first six shops increased from just over R50 000 a… read more


How SA team cracked the heart-attack gene code

admin | Mar 10 , 2017

Maryam Fish, 30, of Lansdowne, led an all-female team of researchers at the University of Cape Town, along with Gasnat Shaboodien and Sarah Krause, who made the discovery with researchers from Italy

Fifty years after South Africa performed the world’s first successful heart transplant, a woman from the Cape Flats has made another landmark medical discovery that could prevent hundreds of cardiac-related deaths every year.

The discovery of a gene that is a major cause of sudden death among under-35s is likely to put South Africa on the map in the world of genetics,… read more


EFF to lay criminal charges against ‘killer’ Qedani over patient deaths

admin | Feb 02 , 2017

The Economic Freedom Front says it will lay criminal charges against former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu at this morning at Johannesburg Central Hospital.

The party called Mahlangu a “killer” for being driving force to move patients from Life Esidimeni homes to unregistered NGOs. The NGOs were found to have been unsafe‚ crowded‚ without sufficient heating and without skilled staff. At least 94 people died from hunger‚ dehydration and diseases unrelated to mental health.

Mahlangu’s decision was described as “reckless” by health ombudsman… read more


LIMPOPO EDUCATION COMMITS TO DELIVERY OF STATIONERY

admin | Jan 26 , 2017

The Limpopo Department of Education (LDE) has committed to completing the delivery of stationery to all schools in the province by Thursday

The department on Sunday said it had noted the concern by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) regarding the delay in the delivery of stationery to schools in the province.

However, the department said it is perturbed by an outcry that some schools have not been provided with textbooks.

The department said it is not delivering a new set of textbooks this year, but only top-ups as well as new syllabus… read more


10 PEOPLE DIE IN ACCIDENTS

admin | Dec 05 , 2016

Drivers are advised to exercise caution on the roads following two accidents, which claimed the lives of 10 people and injured 70 others

“Eight people died in a gruesome crash when a truck collided with a motor vehicle on the N1 south of Mokopane near Nyl Plaza in Limpopo on Sunday night,” the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) said.

The cause of the accident has not been determined at this stage.

Two other people died and 70 were injured when a bus crashed on the M1 in Chatsworth in KwaZulu-Natal in the early hours of Monday morning.

RTMC is working… read more


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