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SA billionaire gifts son Porsche for passing matric

South African businessman and billionaire Robert Gumede bought one of his sons a yellow Porsche for passing matric. A video posted by Themba Gumede has been circulating on social media and shows Matana Robert Junior Gumede’s reaction to the surprise gift worth approximately R 2.8-million. “So...

EFF in Limpopo is not happy with the 2018 matric target mark was 85%

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Limpopo says it is not happy with the 2018 matric results as the pass rate has not reached the 85% mark. The EFF says this indicates that there is a backlog in improving the teaching, skills and providing learner-teacher support material. Basic Education Minister Angie Motsekga announced the results...

Mbilwi Secondary School still Number One in terms of Bachelor performances

Mbilwi Secondary School in Thohoyandou has retained the top spot and has been announced as the number 1 school in terms of bachelor performances in Limpopo. Several matriculants at Mbilwi were on Friday morning waiting at the school to receive their statements of the 2018 matric results at their school. Grade 12...

2018 matric results is an indication that the country is moving

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The improvement in the 2018 matric results is an indication that the country is moving in the right direction. This is according to Professor in the School of Education at the University of Limpopo Dr Peter Mulaudzi, who is reacting to the country’s 78.2% matric pass rate. Mulaudzi says the result in the top performing provinces such as Gauteng which came out first,...

Man dismembers another’s private parts

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A 27-year-old man who allegedly attacked a 55-year-old man in Bolahlakgomo village outside Lebowakgomo and dismembered his private parts is expected to appear in the Thabamoopo magistrates court on Monday. Police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe says the victim was found by a passerby on Sunday naked, bleeding and in an agonizing pain. Ngoepe says preliminary investigations led the police to the...

Fines for disregarding fireworks

Residents in the Polokwane Local Municipality who disregard by-laws governing the use of fireworks this festive season could be fined up to R300. Residents are not allowed to set off fireworks 500 metres from a factory with explosive materials and fuel storage depot or in a building. They are also not allowed to discharge fireworks in a public place or resort...

ANC nominates Jacob Zuma as a member of parliament

Former president Jacob Zuma has been nominated for parliament in 2019. According to a list of nominees, Zuma’s name appears 74th on the list of 833 ANC party members.  hence Jacob Zuma is set to make a sensational return to politics if ANC members have their way. The former president has been nominated on the list of those who will be...

Baroka FC refocus ahead of tough match against Sundowns

Baroka FC coach Wedson Nyirenda says their Telkom Knockout Cup success did not come as a surprise to him and the team. Bakgaga made history this past Saturday when they defeated Orlando Pirates to win their first ever Domestic Cup since their formation in 2007 and the first by a Limpopo team in the PSL era. Nyirenda says he told his...

Florence Radzilani resigns as Vhembe district mayor

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The ANC in Limpopo has recalled 7 mayors whose municipalities invested at VBS Mutual Bank. The mayors of Makhado, Collins Chabane, Lepelle Nkumpi and Giyani municipalities are dismissed. Also dismissed are mayors of Fetakgomo-Tubatse and Ephraim Mogale municipalities. ANC provincial secretary Soviet Lekganyane says they also recalled Vhembe Executive Mayor Florence Radzilani but only learnt that she submitted her resignation letter, when...

Religious leader Encourages HIV+ to faithfully take their anti-retro viral treatment instead of believing they will be healed through prayer.

The church is being encouraged to hold dialogues on HIV/AIDS to help fight the disease. This remark has been made by the chairperson of the men’s forum at the Apostolic Faith Mission at Dzimauli outside Thohoyandou who recently disclosed his HIV status The 54-year-old Hendrick Vele is encouraging religious people diagnosed with HIV to faithfully take their antiretroviral treatment instead of...
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