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No luck for SAMWU workers in Court of Appeal

News: 23 June 2017 By: Anton van Zyl

Sixteen workers from the Makhado Municipality, who sued the Minister of Police for wrongful arrest, had their hopes dashed of receiving any compensation after the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) denied them permission to lodge an appeal against earlier judgments.


New novel reflects life of Soutpansberg resident

News: 22 June 2017 By Anton van Zyl

In November last year, South African author Gail Gilbride introduced her novel Under the African Sun to the reading public. It is presented as a work of fiction and takes place in the 1970s, at a time when the apartheid government waged a vicious war against opposing ideologies. The novel is, however, slightly more than imagination and the main character resembles a former resident of the Soutpansberg.

Labuschagne weer terug in hof

News: 22 June 2017 By Andries van Zyl

‘n Voormalige finansiële adviseur, die 50-jarige Francois Martinus Labuschagne van Louis Trichardt, sal op 22 Junie weer in die handelsmisdaadhof in Bellville verskyn op klagte dat hy na bewering beleggers uit sowat R1 miljoen bedrieg het.

Father who raped stepdaughter may return to jail

News: 18 June 2017 By Anton van Zyl

A former Air Force Base sergeant found guilty of raping his 11-year-old stepdaughter may have to return to jail. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) successfully appealed against a previous ruling in the High Court that his three life sentences be reduced to a five-year sentence. His case has now been sent back to the High Court for him to be sentenced again.

Bye bye Sakkie

News: 18 June 2017 By Andries van Zyl

Makhado municipal manager Mr Sakkie Mutshinyali has become the third consecutive municipal manager to part ways with the municipality under controversial circumstances.


Local darts player needs help

Sport: 23 June 2017 By: Wilson Dzebu

A gifted and multiple award-winning local darts player might not be able to represent Vhembe in Durban next month if she fails to raise the R10 000 needed for the flight, meals and accommodation.


Bende van nege slaan by winkel toe

Video: 20 March 2017

Die Zoutpansberger kon daarin slaag om 'n kort videogreep in die hande te kry van die roof wat op Saterdag, 11 Maart by Check-U aangemeld is. 

Written by: Isabel Venter




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