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Tannie Dora bereik 100 jaar mylpaal

News in brief: 17 September 2021

Tannie Dora Cronjé het Woensdag, 15 September, die unieke mylpaal bereik om haar 100ste verjaarsdag te vier, wat haar ook die oudste inwoner van Ons Tuiste Ouetehuis op Louis Trichardt maak. Tannie Dora het hierdie merkwaardige mylpaal gevier saam met haar suster se kinders en personeel van die tehuis. Ook daar om in die feesvieringe te deel was ds. Jan Pretorius en ds. Corné Burger van die NG Kerk Louis Trichardt-gemeente.

Save a child's life by watching for cancer symptoms

News in brief: 10 September 2021

Gold September is an annual campaign worldwide to raise awareness of childhood cancer. There are many advances in paediatric oncology, yet cancer remains a leading cause of mortality in children. It is imperative that children are diagnosed early for effective treatment of early-stage disease, which will translate into favourable outcomes and improved overall survival.

'Revised plan' for SEZ

News: 18 September 2021 By: Andries van Zyl

Interested and affected parties (IAP) have been granted an additional round of public-participation meetings to voice their objection or support for the government’s highly contentious Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone (MMSEZ) just north of the Soutpansberg.


You promised us RDP houses, not an auction, say shack protesters

News: 17 September 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

In spite of legal threats by the Makhado Municipality this week, a number of people are still occupying shacks that they have erected on a piece of land about to be auctioned off. The shack builders protest against the auctioning process, saying that they have been promised that RDP houses will be built on the land.

'Dit wat sy gedoen het, het sy goed gedoen'

News: 17 September 2021 By Pétria de Vaal

‘n Hartseer familie neem afskeid van Eunice Langbehn (née Viljoen) van Louis Trichardt. Eunice is op 31 Julie 1953 in Duiwelskloof gebore en op 10 September 2021 oorlede.

Levubu-boere en munisipaliteit haaks oor kragonderbrekings

News: 17 September 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Levubu se boerderygemeenskap is nou al vir ‘n geruime tyd besig om koppe te stamp met die Makhado Munisipaliteit oor dié se skynbare traagheid om probleme met kroniese kragonderbrekings op te los.

Crocs stop cops from destroying 'Zalawi' bridge

News: 16 September 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) had to be called in after the police in Musina found themselves confronted by crocodiles during an attempt to demolish a wooden bridge that had been built illegally across the Limpopo River by smugglers.

Council ready to auction off 849 stands

News: 16 September 2021 By Anton van Zyl

The Makhado Municipality intends to sell 849 vacant residential and business stands by public auction. The stands are in two newly established townships, just south of Pretorius Street in Louis Trichardt and adjacent to Tshikota Extension 1. The auction is scheduled to take place between 24 September (09:00) and 27 September (09:00).


Unieke erkenning van TLU SA aan vroue-landbouer

News: 12 September 2021 By Andries van Zyl

‘n Unieke eer het plaaslike TLU SA-lid Erika Helm van die Bo-Brakrivier Boerevereniging (Vivo) te beurt geval, toe sy die organisasie se Nico Killian-trofee ontvang het as Landboupersoonlikheid van die Jaar. Die toekenning is aan haar gemaak tydens die TLU SA se jaarlikse kongres wat virtueel op 1 September gehou is.

Fibre is here – but how much do I need?

News: 11 September 2021 By Anton van Zyl

The past year saw a flurry of activities from Internet service providers, with a number of them digging trenches and installing a fibre network in Louis Trichardt. Three of the companies have activated their fibre networks and are offering packages to mostly home users. This, of course, means that consumers now have a choice, but making a decision may not be that easy.


20-beurt krieketliga goed op dreef

Sport: 17 September 2021 By: Andries van Zyl

Die Louis Trichardt Krieketklub se volgende ronde wedstryde in hulle 20-beurt reeks is die afgelope naweek beslis. Saterdag, 11 September, se wedstryd tussen Limpopo Melkery en die Drillers het nie gerealiseer nie, nadat die Drillers punte gestuur het. Sondag, 12 September, het Ridgeway College teen die NTT Vikings te staan gekom, met die NTT Vikings wat uiteindelik ‘n sewe-paaltjie oorwinning behaal het.


Local artists battle against the economic impact of Covid-19

Video: 12 August 2021

We interviewed two Elim-based artists, Kulani Mabobo and Nebo SixFour, asking them how they cope with the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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