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Burst pipeline cause more water shortages

News in brief: 26 January 2021

The Vhembe District Municipality has just announced that a burst pipeline between the Albasini Dam and Louis Trichardt is causing water shortages in town again.

Tannie Kleintjie het na aan die Here gelewe

News in brief: 21 January 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Familie en vriende het die afgelope week swaar afskeid geneem van tannie Kleintjie Duvenhage van Louis Trichardt wat Vrydag, 15 Januarie, in die ouderdom van 77 jaar oorlede is.

Covid-19 sterftes 'n uitdaging vir begrafnisondernemers

News: 24 January 2021 By: Denise van Bergen

Covid-19 hou ‘n groot bedreiging vir ons almal in. Mense van alle rasse en klasse loop die gevaar van blootstelling aan hierdie onsigbare massamoordenaar onder ons, en daarom is dit ‘n kwessie van lewe en dood om die nodige voorsorgmaatreëls te tref om onsself én ander daarteen te beskerm deur die dra van maskers, gereelde ontsmetting en die handhawing van veilige distansies.

 

Leerders gretig dat skooljaar aan die gang kom

News: 23 January 2021 By Pétria de Vaal

Die heropening van skole is steeds ‘n tameletjie en veroorsaak onsekerheid onder ouers en leerders. Die Zoutpansberger het gaan opvolgwerk doen en ook ‘n paar leerders se gevoel getoets.

State vet in court on charge of animal cruelty

News: 22 January 2021 By Andries van Zyl

In what looks set to become yet another high-profile case for the Louis Trichardt SPCA, a state veterinarian, who is also a deputy director for animal health in the Vhembe region for the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), recently appeared in court on a charge of animal cruelty.

Police swoop on Covid-19 law breakers

News: 21 January 2021

The Limpopo police have confirmed that they had arrested 2 511 suspects in their ongoing joint operations from 9 to 18 January, of which 1 274 were arrested for violating the Level 3 restrictions stipulated in the Disaster Management Act, which included the sale and transportation of liquor and breaking the curfew.

 

Book highlights important role citizen scientists play

News: 17 January 2021 By Andries van Zyl

The culmination of almost a decade of intensive research by well-known citizen scientists Retha and Tuba van der Walt recently saw the publication of a unique field guide focussing on the biodiversity of fungi and lichen species north of the Soutpansberg.

Het tegnologie liefde vir boeke vervang?

News: 16 January 2021 By Denise van Bergen

Die opkoms van die Internet het buitengewone verandering in die leeskultuur gebring. In ‘n moderne samelewing het dit nou noodsaaklik geword om ‘n balans te vind tussen die ewig-groeiende tegnologie en gesonde, intellektuele groei, waarin lees ongetwyfeld ‘n baie belangrike rol speel - vernaamlik onder die jeug.

 
 
 
 

WATCH: Cyclists help spread some Christmas joy

Video: 07 December 2020

It was again time for local cyclists to unbox the Christmas lights and decorate their bicycles as part of the annual Jingle Bell Toy Ride in Louis Trichardt that took part on Friday, 4 December.

Written by: Andries van Zyl

 

 

 

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