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Bekende makelaar en stoei-afrigter oorlede

News in brief: 01 October 2020 By Andries van Zyl

Die jaar 2020 is voorwaar ‘n slegte jaar vir die Soutpansberg en sy mense wat sterftes betref met die nuus van die dood van nog ‘n bekende en geliefde inwoner.

Armed robbery accused link to more cases in Makhado

News in brief: 01 October 2020

The 29-year-old Moses "Thamahoga" Mande, who appeared in the Musina Magistrate's Court last Friday on a charge of armed robbery, is now being linked to 10 more cases, ranging from armed robbery, business burglary to robbery with an instrument other than a firearm, that were committed in the Makhado policing area since 2015.

Interessante aanloop tot nuwe Triegie-tradisie

News: 01 October 2020 By: Andries van Zyl

Laerskool Louis Trichardt het verlede Vrydag ‘n nuwe tradisie begin met die Graad RR-klassie wat as deel van die skool se Lentedagvieringe ‘n boom op die skoolperseel geplant het. Die storie het egter veel meer om die lyf as bloot net ‘n nuwe tradisie.

 

Ware naasteliefde

News: 27 September 2020 By Andries van Zyl

Sekerlik een van die mooiste verhale van omgee en naasteliefde oor die kleurgrens heen het homself die afgelope week in die Soutpansberg afgespeel. Dit is die verhaal van oom Ockert Maritz wie se lewe deur ‘n wildvreemde egpaar gered is.

The life of the party?

News: 26 September 2020

The Makhado Municipality’s “partying” ANC councillor, Cllr Tebogo Mamorobela, was in the news again this week for all the wrong reasons. Once again, the main contributor to this prominent 39-year-old ANC member’s proverbial downfall appears to be alcohol.

Two lucky to escape injury as tree crushes vehicle

News: 25 September 2020 By Andries van Zyl

Judging by the number of unusual events occurring in Louis Trichardt over the past few weeks, one might mistake the events as coming out of an episode of the popular Netflix series Stranger Things.

Department grants IEA to Smarty (SA) for Musina copper mining project

News: 25 September 2020 By Andries van Zyl

The exploitation of the Soutpansberg’s rich mineral resources seems to have gained new momentum as the country slowly wakes up from its lockdown slumber. Last week, the Zoutpansberger reported on the first round of public-participation meetings regarding the proposed Musina-Makhado SEZ. At the same time, notice was received that the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) had granted an Integrated Environmental Authorisation (IEA) for a Musina copper-mining project.

 

Yea or nay for SEZ

News: 20 September 2020 By Andries van Zyl

Government’s plan for the establishment of a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) with a metallurgical cluster between Musina and Makhado gained some more momentum this week with the first round of public meetings being held as part of the environmental impact assessment (EIA) and public participation process. This process will ultimately determine if the SEZ is given a “yea or nay”.

 
 
 
 

Gees by Interhoër loop hoog!

Video: 21 February 2020

Hoërskool Louis Trichardt het vanjaar uit hul pad gegaan met die aanbied van die jaarlikse interhoër-atletiekbyeenkoms.

Written by: Andries van Zyl

 

 

 

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