Find a story:


Break the silence and report abuse

News: 04 December 2021 By:

As South Africa once again enters the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children, which started on 25 November and lasts until 10 December, the spotlight falls on domestic violence in society once again.

Young Triegie makes TV 'debut' on Koo cooking show

News: 03 December 2021 By Karla van Zyl

A Grade 12 learner at Louis Trichardt High School, Blessing Semenya (19), was one of the contestants in the Koo cooking show Colour your plate with Koo that took place in July this year in Cape Town.

Jannie dalk die naweek weer tuis

News: 03 December 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Ouers Jan en Anita Bouwer van Louis Trichardt het vanjaar ‘n vroeë Kersgeskenk ontvang met die nuus dat hulle seun Jannie dalk al hierdie week uit die hospitaal ontslaan kan word.

Dave is making good progress

News: 02 December 2021 By Denise van Bergen

Despite murderously steep hills, walking in scorching temperatures of 40°C+ and dealing with the hiker’s worst nightmare - the ever-present, pestering little mopane bees that will fly into every exposed orifice (nose, eyes, mouth, ears) - Dave van Graan (Louis Trichardt’s own ‘Chuck Norris’) seems to be making good progress on his 800km walkabout through Namibia to raise awareness for Desert Lion Conservation.

SEZ still on track, despite Chinese withdrawing funding

News: 27 November 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Environmentalists celebrated this week after the Chinese government confirmed that it has withdrawn its funding of the 3GW coal-fired power station for the proposed Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone (MMSEZ). This follows an announcement by Chinese Premier Xi Jinping in September this year that the Chinese government was ending its funding of overseas coal projects. The promoters of the MMSEZ, however, said that they were unfazed by this development and had even welcomed the announcement.

Infighting delays election of Makhado mayor for hours

News: 26 November 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The election of a new mayor for the Makhado Municipality was delayed for several hours on Tuesday while the infighting among the local ANC factions continued. Apparently only after strict instructions were issued from the ANC’s provincial and national executive was the former mayor, Samuel Munyai, re-elected.

D959 road ripped up while investigations continue

News: 26 November 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) have confirmed that they are investigating the circumstances around the construction of the D959 road leading from Louis Trichardt to the Makhado Air Force Base. The road started to disintegrate within weeks after supposedly being upgraded and resurfaced.

Completion date for Musina Ring Road set for March 2022

News: 25 November 2021 By Bernard Chiguvare

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused economic challenges in numerous sectors across the world, with the countless job losses probably being the most worrying result thereof. Another serious problem that has ensued from it in South Africa, though, is delays in the completion of many key projects that are supposed to benefit the country. One such project is the Musina Ring Road, which is currently under construction to the west of Musina town.

Dave on his way to next Namib adventure

News: 21 November 2021 By Denise van Bergen

Dave van Graan needs no introduction locally, but for those who do not know whom we are referring to – that guy who takes to the road every now and again in his "kilt" and hat, dragging his overloaded, self-improvised two-wheel cart for miles and sleeping next to the road? That is Dave. And no, he is not a homeless man, as a few have (whisperingly) referred to him in passing during his expeditions.

Konstitusionele Hof-oorwinning 'n pluimpie vir regsfirma

News: 20 November 2021 By Anton van Zyl

Die Konstitusionele Hof het Vrydag uitspraak gelewer in die Venda koningskapsaak - ‘n oorwinning vir die jong prinses Masindi Mphephu en nog ‘n terugslag vir die waarnemende koning en uiters omstrede Toni Mphephu-Ramabulana. Vrydag se oorwinning was egter ook ‘n besonderse pluimpie vir ‘n prokureursfirma van Louis Trichardt wat die saak al vir bykans ‘n dekade namens die prinses veg.


Most read News



Click here for Archives





Brought to you by: