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Public help needed again for primate conservation

News in brief: 16 April 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Roads and power lines are a threat to biodiversity globally as they can increase the extinction probability of local animal populations. It is suggested that since the 1960s vehicles possibly overtook hunting as the leading direct human cause of terrestrial vertebrate mortality.

Polisie en AfriForum maak poskantoor “skoon”

News in brief: 15 April 2021

AfriForum se Musina-buurtwag was op 9 April die polisie en verkeersdepartement in dié grensdorp behulpsaam met ‘n operasie om mense wat in die plaaslike poskantoor hul intrek geneem het te verwyder. Altesaam agt onwettige immigrante is tydens die operasie in hegtenis geneem.

Tonge gons ná arrestasies

News: 16 April 2021 By: Andries van Zyl

Die arrestasie van vyf van Louis Trichardt se jongmense op klagte wat verband hou met ‘n reeks inbrake by wonings en besighede, onwettige jag en selfs die besit van ‘n gesteelde vuurwapen, het die afgelope week behoorlik tonge aan die gons.

 

Fate of abducted businessman remains uncertain

News: 15 April 2021 By Andries van Zyl

The fate of well-known Louis Trichardt businessman Mr Shyam Premjee remains uncertain almost a week after he was violently abducted in a quiet residential area of Louis Trichardt on his way to work.

Ons Tuiste in die ANC se visier

News: 10 April 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Terwyl die politiekery rondom bewerings van rassisme by Ons Tuiste Ouetehuis om Louis Trichardt voortduur, is die tehuis se 76 bejaardes dié wat tans die prys daarvoor betaal. Vir hulle het verlede Donderdag benoude oomblikke opgelewer nadat ‘n groot skare betogers voor die tehuis vergader het.

Well-known Louis Trichardt businessman allegedly kidnapped

News: 09 April 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Makhado police have made an urgent appeal for any information that might help locate well-known Louis Trichardt businessman, Mr Shyam Premjee, who was allegedly kidnapped by a number of unknown suspects earlier this morning.

Michel was voorwaar 'n seun van die Soutpansberg

News: 09 April 2021 By Pétria de Vaal

“Ons maak met hartseer bekend dat ons seun, broer, vriend en kollega, Michel Pierre Jaume, op Sondagoggend, 4 April 2021, oorlede is.” Só sê hartseer familie, vriende en kollegas van Michel.

 

The ghost of VBS still haunts Vhembe officials

News: 08 April 2021 By Anton van Zyl

In December 2018, after Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha had received an explosive report commissioned by the province’s treasury department into the dealings of the local municipalities with VBS Mutual Bank, he assured residents of the province that he would do everything in his power to ensure those who had violated the country’s laws ended up in orange overalls.

Development will also include a KWIKSPAR

News: 04 April 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Amidst tough economic conditions because of the negative impact of the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, Louis Trichardt businessman Mr Luke Enslin is not cutting back like many businesses are doing. No, he is continuously looking at investing in and expanding his business interests.

 
 
 
 

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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