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CEO drops bombshell regarding Musina-Makhado SEZ

News: 13 June 2021 By: Andries van Zyl

The more the Limpopo Department of Economic Development Environment and Tourism (LEDET) and the Limpopo Economic Development Agency (LEDA) try to “push through” the process to obtain final environmental approval for the controversial Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone (MMSEZ), the more public resistance to the idea is growing as more and more evidence is emerging that the powers that be are going to develop the MMSEZ, no matter what.

Unemployment rate rises to scary levels, especially in Vhembe

News: 12 June 2021 By Anton van Zyl

The rate of unemployment in the country has reached new record highs, but in Limpopo, and especially the Vhembe region, the number of people who are not employed is terrifying. Officially, the figure indicates that almost half of the productive population are without jobs, but the figure for young people is even more devastating.

Meulbos now a dumping site for dead and dying dogs?

News: 12 June 2021 By Andries van Zyl

The inhumanity of mankind never ceases to amaze. On Tuesday morning, the Zoutpansberger received another report of a large-breed female dog dumped next to the Meulbos dirt road just off Forestry road in Louis Trichardt.

Sportklubs reg vir hofstryd teen Raad

News: 11 June 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Voorsitters en verteenwoordigers van sportklubs in Louis Trichardt wat gebruik maak van munisipale infrastruktuur het op 2 Junie ‘n noodvergadering gehou om die Makhado Munisipaliteit se eensydige besluit om hulle 99-jaar huurkontrakte te kanselleer, te bespreek. Dat hierdie saak op pad is Hooggeregshof toe vir beslissing was gou duidelik.

Buyer makes quick R1,8 million profit out of controversial park deal

News: 11 June 2021 By Anton van Zyl

The controversial park opposite the Spar complex just east of the N1 in Louis Trichardt has been resold. The new owners are contemplating turning it into a residential estate or perhaps even a centre with upmarket restaurants and small shops.

Inwoners gewaarsku teen 'munisipale kontrakteurs'

News: 10 June 2021 By Andries van Zyl

‘n Vrou van Louis Trichardt het inwoners gewaarsku om op die uitkyk te wees vir twee mans wat hulself voordoen as kontrakteurs wat namens die Makhado Munisipaliteit voorafbetaalde elektrisiteitsmeters installeer. Sy het sedert haar eerste kennismaking met die mans al R17 000 verloor.

Air Force finally breaks the silence over 'Gripen crash'

News: 10 June 2021 By Andries van Zyl

After almost six weeks of waiting, the Zoutpansberger finally managed to elicit a response from the South African Air Force (SAAF) this week regarding an accident at AFB Makhado during which a multi-million-rand Gripen fighter craft was damaged while basically being strapped to the ground.

Crime creeps closer as streets become darker

News: 05 June 2021 By Denise van Bergen

While the crime rate continues to increase day by day, a large part of Louis Trichardt’s residential area grows darker and more ominous every night as streetlight after streetlight dies without any apparent attempt from the Makhado Municipality to fix and maintain them regularly.

Council declares 'war' on sport clubs

News: 05 June 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Representatives of the 11 amateur sporting clubs in Louis Trichardt making use of municipal infrastructure called for an urgent meeting on Wednesday evening this week to discuss the Makhado Municipality’s decision to terminate their 99-year lease agreements.

Talle vrae na pa en seun doodgeskiet word

News: 04 June 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Inwoners van die Soutpansberg staan steeds oorbluf oor die gebeure wat daartoe gelei het dat ‘n taxibestuurder Vrydagaand, 28 Mei, die 52-jarige André Duvenhage en sy 29-jarige seun Danie by die Viva-vulstasie op Bandelierkop doodgeskiet het in ‘n beweerde padwoede insident.


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