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Potholes are receiving attention, says municipality

News in brief: 15 January 2021 By Andries van Zyl

The much-needed good rain over most parts of the province in recent weeks was well received by all. The frequently wet weather, however, wreaked havoc on especially road infrastructure, with massive potholes appearing everywhere.

 

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.

Groot Kremetartboom van Musina val

News: 15 January 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Musina en die Soutpansberg in geheel is beslis armer daaraan toe met die nuus van die dood van die welbekende Harry Smith (66). In lewe was Harry ‘n legende op vele vlakke van die samelewing en geliefd onder almal.

Local investors lose millions in Bitcoin scam

News: 14 January 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Despite the warning signs, thousands of people still threw caution to the wind and invested with Mirror Trading International (MTI), a company now in provisional liquidation and whose CEO has fled the country. Closer to home, speculation is that local investors could have lost in the region of R7 million in what is now described as just another Ponzi scheme.

Inwoners huiwerig en maar realisties oor nuwejaarsvoornemens

News: 09 January 2021 By Pétria de Vaal

Aan die einde van 2019 en die begin van 2020 het baie mense planne en mooi nuwejaarsvoornemens gehad, maar die pandemie het 'n stokkie daarvoor gesteek. Het mense vanjaar enigsins voornemens gemaak of is hulle huiwerig? Die Zoutpansberger het gaan ondersoek instel en met ‘n paar inwoners van Louis Trichardt gesels.

André het nou meer as ooit publiek se hulp nodig

News: 09 January 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Bekende Louis Trichardt loodgieter André van Zyl van ACE Plumbing het nou, meer as ooit in sy lewe, inwoners se hulp en ondersteuning nodig, nadat hy aan die begin van Desember met kanker van die rektum gediagnoseer is.

 

Playtime is over

News: 08 January 2021 By Andries van Zyl

The massive surge in Covid-19 infections and deaths in South Africa came as a harsh reminder that playtime is over regarding keeping yourself and those around you safe from the virus. Nationally, a shortage of beds for the critically sick is experienced, with a similar situation unfolding at a local level.

Covid-19 strikes back with a vengeance in Vhembe

News: 07 January 2021 By Anton van Zyl

An upsurge in Covid-19 cases caused panic in the Vhembe District over the past two weeks and, for the first time since the pandemic started, the number of active cases soared past the 1 000 mark. On Tuesday (5th) the official figures released by the province’s Department of Health indicated that 1 110 people in Vhembe are active carriers of the virus and 92 patients had died after being infected.

 
 
 
 

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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