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Lovers killed in inferno In happier times ... Rialivhuha Nevhutalu and Emmanuel Netili.

Above: The body of Rialivhuha Nevhutalu is being taken to a mortuary van from the burnt house. By Elmon Tshikhudo The community of Lufule 2 outside Thohoyandou started the new year on a bitter note, after two people and a mansion were burnt to ashes. It is believed the couple, Emmanuel Netili (36) and Rialivhuha Nevhutalu (25), were alone at around 05:00 in the morning when the incident happened. Their bodies were found next to each other near the door of the kitchen, leading many to believe they were trying to escape the infer-

no. Ironically, the house where the incident happened is situated just next to the busy Punda Maria road where the Nevhutalu’s mother was killed in a road accident two years ago. News of the incident spread like wildfire and within a short space of time there were many cars along the road next to the house. Many family members who arrived at the house cried uncontrollably after seeing the bodies. Renowned cleric Dr Alunamutwe Randitsheni, who also arrived at the house, gave hope to the family by quoting verses from the Bible.

The circumstances leading to the burning of the house and subsequent death of the two were not clear, but information at this paper’s disposal is that the two had personal differences and their cases were reported to the police on different occasions. Family member Lavhelesani Maphangwa said the family was grief-stricken and greatly saddened by the incident. “We were looking forward to a good start to 2017 and all has been brought to a complete halt by this. So far, we have no idea of what could have happened as there was no

witness to the incident. We are waiting for the police to do their work, who will give us a clue as to what happened,” he said. Limpopo police spokesperson Lt Col Moatshe Ngoepe confirmed the incident. “The motive for this incident is still unknown so far and we have brought in experts from Pretoria who will conduct investigations. The outcome of the investigation will tell us the cause,” he said. Meanwhile, the two were buried at separate villages over the weekend, with Nevhutalu being buried at Lwamondo and Netili at Tshikombani.

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Vuwani’s matrics the best By Kaizer Nengovhela

He encouraged the youth to take education seriously, so that they can face the challenges of the future with ease. He encouraged the parents to cooperate with the Department of Education and other stakeholders for the benefit of education in the country. He said it was important to set up realistic goals that could be achieved within a given period in life. “Failure does not necessarily mean that one has to stop pursuing your dreams.” Rivoni School for the Blind is the best school in the province and their learner, Zacharia Nyathi, is one of the candidates invited by the Minister of Education, Angie Motshega, to attend the National Awards ceremony held in Midrand. “The school produced a 100% pass rate,” said Kgetjepe.

The top matric results for 2016 in Limpopo came, much to the surprise of everyone, from the Vhuronga 1 school circuit that falls within the Vuwani area in the Vhembe district. This area had to suffer several incidents of unrest during the past years where schools were burnt down and the education process interrupted. This circuit scored a 81.2% pass rate, with 757 candidates who wrote and 615 who passed. The MEC for Education, Ishmael Kgetjepe, said last Thursday during the official announcement of the provincial results that the circuit had performed exceptionally well, despite its schools having lost valuable teaching and learning time because of the unrest. He further said the Vhuronga 2 and Hlanganani North circuits, whose schools were also affected by the Vuwani unrests, had performed above the national norm of 60%. Asked about the secret behind the good results, the circuit manager of Vhuronga 1, Mr David Mafune, said that it was through the dedication of the circuit managers, teachers, learners and parents that they scooped up the award for the best Limpopo circuit. “The involvement of all stakeholders, which included parents, SGB members and traditional leaders, also contributed to the good performance,” he said. He said they worked as a family, with a lot of attention given to pupils, as well as advice on their personal lives. “We are parents here at the circuit. Some of our pupils sometimes get lost and we call them to order. We are very proud to say that some of those we had helped managed to get many distinctions and made the circuit very proud,” A jubilant Vhuronga 2 circuit manager, Mr Dasaid Mafune. vid Mafune.

Results from unrest areas surprise Catch-up camps were organized for them at different The embattled Vuwani points in the province. area, which was a scene One of the schools that of protracted protests excelled is Edison Nesengani and shut-downs last year, at Tshino, which achieved a produced a shocker when 100% pass rate. To put the some of the schools achieved cherry on top of the cake, better results in the Grade Vhuronga 1 circuit, also in Vu12 examinations than the wani, became the best circuit schools that were not affect- in the Vhembe district. ed during the protests. One of Edison Nesengani The residents were involved Secondary's top learners, in violent protests for almost Phumudzo Ramanyimi (17) a year against their forced of Tshino Madangani, who inclusion into a new municiattained distinctions in all his pal entity that included them subjects, could not hide his in the area of Malamulele. excitement. "The odds were During the total shut-down, against us from all quarters, more than 30 schools were but that did not distract us burnt down in the area. More from a mission we had to than 50 000 learners in the accomplish. The shutdown area were negatively affected was like a blessing in disguise as they went nearly half of the for us; we were determined to year without schooling. make it at the end of the year," More than 2 000 of them he said. were Grade 12 learners who Ramanyimi said that, missed out on school time. even without supervision, By Elmon Tshikhudo

the shutdown had given him plenty of time to study and prepare for the end-of-theyear examinations. "I planned my studies and had to stick to that programme for the duration of the protests. Mine started at 18:00 and ended at 12 midnight and during the day I would alternate between my studies and resting." He also attended a catch-up camp at Mass Tech in Polokwane. He said his dream was to study medicine and he would soon register at the University of the Witwatersrand. Mr Martin Masia of Vyeboom, whose daughter Rotenda Masia received university exemption, could not hide his happiness. "We expected the worst, as our children lost most of the year as a result of the protests, but we are just happy that things turned this way; we are very happy," he said.

Some of the happy pupils at Edison Nesengani who attained university exemption in the Grade 12 examinations.

Man blames prophet and bishop for disappearance of his sister By Elmon Tshikhudo

is plenty of evidence to implicate them. The prophet was seen selling my sister's phones and the bishop said he could bring her back. If interrogated, the two will tell where our sister is,” he said.

The brother of a missing woman from Khalavha says he has no doubt that a prophet and a bishop at Bashasha in the Mutale area have something to do with the disappearance of his sister. Mr Nicholas Mandevu poured his heart out almost a week after the disappearance of his sister, Lufuno (29). She went missing on 27 December last year. According to her brother, Lufuno reported for duty at one of the garages in Thohoyandou and, after work, headed for Bashasha to consult a prophet. She never went back home and has been missing since. Efforts to trace her have drawn a blank as the prophet, who he said was supposed to help them, has disappeared from the village. "After realizing that she was not coming back home, we started tracing her movements and what we managed to gather was that some people gave a lift to the prophet, who told them that he was going to meet a client, who happened to be Lufuno. They met her on the road and the prophet alighted, joining Lufuno there," said Mandevu. He added that they received information that the two were seen together the following day, going to nearby Idani Park. He said there were many things that make them believe that the disappearance of his sister had been planned and that the prophet and his bishop had something to do with it. "After gathering the information, we confronted the Missing: Miss Lufuno Mandevu (29). prophet, pretending we also needed help. The prophet did not even want to come near us, as he told us he was performing some sort of ritual.” According to him, when they asked about the whereabouts of Lufuno, the prophet said that he knew nothing about her “and passed the buck to his bishop.” Mandevu stated that they had confronted the bishop, who promised that she was still alive and that he would conduct spiritual rituals for her safe return. “He said it would only take four days but it is now almost a week without her returning. We are becoming more worried as days pass by without hearing anything from her," he said. Mandevu further added that the whole episode was affecting the family badly. "I was supposed to have reported for work in Gauteng but could not do so.” His sister has two children and they have no one to look after them. “This came at a very wrong time. We just buried our father in November and we are still in mourning, and then this happened, “he said. Mandevu said the police investigations were also putting a strain on them as these were going at a snail's pace. "We strongly believe that the prophet and the bishop have something to Mr Khathutshelo Mandevu, brother of the do with the disappearance of my sister. There missing woman.

Friends and children of the late Mashudu Rasikhinya unveil her tombstone after her funeral at the Mbaleni Cemetery on 24 December last year. She had been ill for some time. Rasikhinya was a good friend of Limpopo Mirror and a familiar face at the newspaper's office in Thohoyandou. She stood in several times for the office administrator, Ms Selinah Muthaphuli, whenever she was on leave. The funeral service took place in the CWC at Maniini.


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First day blues for local pupils

The deputy princinpal of Eltivillas Primary, Ms Mpho Ramakhanya, comforts two tearful Grade R pupils on Wednesday morning. Photo: Kaizer Nengovhela.

This young man refused to go to his Grade R class at Eltivillas Primay on Wednesday and a worker assisted him to get into class. Photo: Kaizer Nengovhela.

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Dzi Phathutshedzo Mudau, Lutendo Nekhubvi and Muneiwa Nemakonde, all five years old, were excited to start their Grade R learning at Tshikevha Christian School on Wednesday. Photo: Ndivhuwo Musetha.


A parent comforts her son at De Monfort Catholic school in Louis Trichardt. Photo: Kaizer Nengovhela.



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Farewell for dedicated educator By Kaizer Nengovhela Ms Mashudu Mukwevho, a former of teacher of Magidi School, was recently honoured by family when she bade farewell to the teaching profession after teaching for almost 42 years. The event was held at the 2Ten Hotel. Mukwevho said she succeeded all these 42 years through her spirit of cooperation with different stakeholders. “I have finally arrived here because of the support from the Department of Education, community members, fellow educators and friends. I would have been wrong to say that this is a one-man battle, because in education, we

need each other’s support to succeed. We can only succeed through hard work, unity and dedication. The simplest way of managing a prosperous school is to cooperate with the teachers, parents and traditional leaders.” She added that when she had started teaching in 1974, the profession had been characterized by commitment, respect, discipline and loyalty among teachers and their pupils. “It is not like some learners of today, who come to school drunk and armed with knives, showing no respect to teachers and an unwillingness to learn,” she said. Thovhele Vho-Gole Mphaphuli said the retiring of a ded-

icated educator like Mukwevho left the community and pupils without guidance, because she was a hardworking teacher who had steered development since being appointed at the school. “Everyone can see that she was a great soldier in the teaching profession and I hope the young teachers will pick up the spear from where she left off. We wish her more health and a deserved rest after such hard work.” Circuit manager of Sibasa circuit Vhamusanda Vho-Thifheli Tshivhase described Mukwevho as a hardworking, dedicated and visionary leader who played a meaningful role in the development of education.

Pupil killed in cold blood valued life. He urged residents to go back to God and the killings would stop. Fulufhelo “Muvenda” Nefale of Itsani outThulamela Ward 36 councillor Mr Tshililo side Thohoyandou looked forward to usher- Nemalegeni said deaths in his ward were robing the new year, just like all his friends. The bing the country of future leaders. “In a short 18-year-old Grade 12 learner at Shayandima space of time we have lost many young people Secondary School was also looking forward who we had thought would be part of the deto getting his examination results. velopmental process in the area. We are greatly Nefale, who subsequently got a certificate saddened that they had to lose their lives in the pass, did not live to see either as he was brutal- most horrible and barbaric way.” ly killed in the early hours of the new year. He Representing the players of Itsani United, was having fun at the local bottle store when, their captain, Elijah Makhavhu, said they allegedly without provocation, the killers could honour the late Nefale by winning the pounced and stabbed him, killing him in cold league. A soccer game in Nefale’s honour was played during the blood. Nefale’s death was the second brutal murder week. Community leader in the area, with another local boy killed on Johannes Khambane Christmas Day. There were also other unresaid they had to reported acts of crime in the area. strain angry resiNefale was a well-known footballer and dents from attacking played for Itsani United, an affiliate of the identified criminals in SAB league in Vhembe. He was given a fitting the area. “There is a funeral at the weekend. Learners in uniform and players from his team served as pall bear- lot of criminality here ers and guard of honour. He was buried at the and people are angry. They have given out local cemetery. Killed in cold blood Speakers at the funeral spoke out against the warnings to all the - Fulufhelo Nefale, identified criminals rampant crime in the area. Veteran musician who was stabbed and hopefully crime Bishop Roxley Masevhe, who conducted the to death on New will come to a halt in funeral, said people had turned against God Year’s Day. the village,” he said. and that was the reason why they no longer By Elmon Tshikhudo

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Mutale farmers learn about the importance of funding Home Economics Hall. “With the knowledge and The president of the Africomplying with the needs of fican Farmers Association of nancial models, our small-scale South Africa (AFASA), Mr and subsistence farmers will be Tshianeo Mathidi, has urged able to get funding easily. One subsistence and small-scale should have the permission communal vegetables farmers to occupy the land, for which in Mutale to learn to comply one gets the rights from the with the needs of financial local traditional leader,” said models, so that they may get Mathidi. funding easily. According to Mathidi, one Mathidi addressed more should also draw up a business than 250 subsistence and plan, have a bank account and small-scale communal farmers try to plant some crops that can from Mutale on Friday during be consumed by local people. a farmers’ financial support Agricultural economist in project funding information Mutale Mr Philemon Maluta day that was held in the Mutale said the information day for By Silas Nduvheni

Photographed during the event are, from left to right, the president of the African Farmers Association of South Africa, Mr Tshianeo Mathdi, Ms Mukovhe Nthai, an officer from the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, the chairperson of the Mutale Vegetables Growers Association, Mr Fhedzisani Nemukombame, a local farmer, Ms Gladys Nethengwe, and Ms Rejoice Mathiela, the treasurer of Mutale Vegetables Growers Association.

their small-scale and subsistence farmers was all about giving more information on accessing funds. “We found out that local farmers in the Mutale areas were having challenges in accessing financial support to improve their farming. We try to invite various stakeholders to give presentations on how to access funds,” said Maluta. The chairperson of the Mutale Vegetables Growers Association, Mr Fhedzisani Nemukombame, said the information day was an eye opener for local famers in Mutale as they did not have knowledge on how to access funding.

Boxing award for Simba? A local boxing matchmaker, Mr Ephraim Simba (photo), is one of the nominees in the 2016 South African Boxing Awards. Simba is nominated in the Matchmaker of the Year category. He will be competing with Messrs Luyanda Kana from East London and Reuben Rasoli from Gauteng. The ceremony during which the winners will be announced will be held in Durban on 28 January.

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Manager questions standards Ramaano. The chairperson for driving schools around Thulamela, Mr Samuel Nemakonde, appealed to driving-school operators to

By Silas Nduvheni

The manager of Thulamela Traffic and Licensing, Mr Zachariah Nesane, has directed harsh words to driving-school operators, instructors and testing officers and said enough was enough regarding the dishing out of driver’s licences to applicants. Nesane spoke to more than 60 driving-school operators, instructors and testing officers during an anti-corruption awareness campaign at the Sibasa Traffic Centre last Friday. “There are more than 30 driving schools around Thohoyandou, all aiming to educate and prepare new drivers for a future on the roads. The number of accidents happening on the roads brings into question the standard of training offered by driving schools and whether they are doing enough or not,” said Nesane. During the campaign, Nesane indicated that the biggest contributing factor to most roads accidents was corruption taking place during the process of obtaining the learner’s and driver’s licences. “The obvious culprits of corruption are driving schools and testing officers who demand bribes of R1 500 from the applicants in order for them to pass.” He further said that people who would intentionally pay or proved to have paid for bribes for learner’s and driver’s licence would be dealt with harshly. “Those with information should call the anti-corruption numbers at 0800 668 535/ 079 621 9711”, said Nesane. The pcommittee for Health, Safety and Security of the Thulamela Local Municipality, Mr Luvhengo Ramaano, also warned driving-school operators and examiners about involving themselves By Elmon Tshikhudo in corruption. “ My message to all our A veteran of the Christian examiners is that if faith and one of the founder Members of the Waterval police found numerous dagga plants, you are engaging in members of the Assemblies which were planted in the shadowy mountain at Shirley village. corrupt activities, of God Church in Limpopo, According to Const Cynthia Ndou, no suspects have been identified stop them now or you Bishop Jack Mabulaanga of or arrested at this stage and the police are requesting members of will end up in jail or Dzindi outside Thohoyandou, the community to assist with information. lose your job,” said received an extraordinary honour when his family and church organized a thanksgiving function to honour him. During a recent function held at his home, Mabulaanga (90) was praised for his dedication to the work of God. He, together with the likes of veterans the late Amos Thovhakale and William Mpeiwa, planted many churches in the former Venda Univen Community Radio 2016 Line-Up and Gazankulu. TIME NAME OF PROGRAMMES PRESENTER Speaking during the event, MONDAY - FRIDAY Dr Booi Mbedzi of the Assem-

do their work. “We must teach a person to drive until one qualifies to be tested to avoid temptations,” said Nemakonde.

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blies of God in Thohoyandou said the event was according to the Bible, which says children should respect their parents. He further indicated many people were losing out on favours from God because they no longer respected their parents. “The bishop is our spiritual father, he sacrificed and dedicated his entire life in the vine of the Lord under trying conditions, using a bicycle to visit the different churches. We learnt a lot from him and he continues to inspire us, even in his old age.” One of the organizers, Pastor Solomon Mabulannga, who is also the bishop’s son, said they could not help but thank their father for the good he had done for them as a family. “He is our spiritual and physical

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Bishop Jack Mabulannga and his wife Phophi and their “children”, who are pastors who came to honour them, share a cake during the function.

Rugby Club to start with activities Sport The Louis Trichardt Rugby Club is ready for action and will start practising for the 2017 season from next week on. The club has reminded its existing members and players to join the practise sessions

and get fit in time for the start of the new season. Members of the different teams will practise together every Tuesday and Thursday from 18:00. The first practice session will be on Tuesday, 17 January. “We ask all players to please attend,” said the club management this week. The management team

also extended their invitation to prospective players who want to join the various Louis Trichardt teams to join them. As in the past, practice sessions will take place on the town’s rugby fields next to the municipal show grounds. For more information, Kevin Gilbert can be contacted at Tel 082 892 8769.


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Mbavhalelo Nematondoni to present Koze Koze

Photographed during the event are, from left to right, Thovhele Vuzidzhena Nethengwe, Thovhele Ratshibvumo Rambuda, Mayor Mihloti Muhlope, Thovhele Hanyani Tshikundamalema, Thovhele Wilson Mutele and Thovhele Elon Manenzhe.

Senior leaders visit Mayor Muhlope Governance Five senior traditional leaders who have seats on the Musina local municipal council recently paid a courtesy visit to Mayor Mihloti Muhlope. Another purpose of the visit was to engage the mayor on service delivery to their villages. Muhlope said she was humbled and excited to have the senior traditional leaders in her office. “Last year, I visited all the senior traditional leaders in their tribal councils, but I never thought they would return the visit as a collec-

tive. This clearly indicates that we have a good working relationship with our traditional leaders.” Muhlope added that the cooperation between traditional leaders and the municipality was bearing fruit. “Traditional leaders own land and the municipality facilitates development. A large portion of our municipal land is in the hands of traditional leaders, but we don’t have problems in utilizing the land, because we work closely with the traditional leaders. One of the basic tools for development is continuous engagements with all stakeholders and timeously updating them on matters relating to service delivery.”

Thovhele Vudzidzhena Nethengwe, one of the traditional leaders who attended the meeting, said that they were very thankful for the good cooperation that they received from Musina Municipality. “They really know what stakeholder relations are all about. This good relationship will help to speed up service delivery in our villages.” His sentiments were echoed by Thovhele Ratshibvumo Rambuda, who added: “We will continue to nurture this relationship in order to bring a better life to our villages. Musina Municipality is setting an example on how important it is to engage traditional leaders on issues of service delivery.”

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The mayor of the Makhado Municipality, Cllr Shonisani Sinyosi, donated Christmas gifts in the form of clothes to newborn babies at both the Elim and Siloam Hospital on Christmas Day. She said that people were not supposed to forget those who were in pain during the festive season. She was very excited and added that babies were very special “and they are close to my heart.” She added that when babies were born she became happy because the population of Makhado Municipality increased. Four babies were born at Siloam while three were born at Elim. In our photograph, the mayor is holding a baby with Cllr Tebogo Mamorobela looking on.

An educational programme presenter of Phalaphala FM, Mbavhalelo Nematondoni, will be presenting the Koze Koze programme live on SABC1 on 19 January. The Koze Koze radio meets TV slot is a show that kicks off each night’s programming. In the slot, a Phalaphala FM presenter will present his/her Top-10 playlist and introduce each music video. Nematondoni enjoyed her primary education at Bashasha Primary in Mulodi, then attended Thengwe Secondary for Grade 8 and 9 and then moved to Lucas Ratshalingwa, where she matriculated in 2006. In 2007 she enrolled for media studies in Johannesburg at the Central College of Business and Computer Studies and obtained a diploma in journalism and media studies. In 2008 she was employed at a weekend newspaper to do administrative duties and a part-time journalist for a year and later she worked as newsreader and bulletin translator at Makhado FM. In April 2012, she was appointed at SABC Education at Phalaphala FM as an educational producer, and in February 2014 she was given the opportunity to present commerce and finance and Youth ke yona programmes. She also presents Be

financial smart on Wednesday from 14:30 to 15:00, Youth Keyona on Saturday from 11:30 to 12:00 and Matambandou at 03:00 on Saturday and Sunday morning. On Sundays from 21:00 to midnight she presents Masofani. “Working for Phalaphala FM has helped to enhance my abilities as a master of ceremonies.” She considers herself as an innovative, talented, free-spirited, disciplined and hardworking person who is always ready to learn. “I’ve grown into a responsible young woman. Prosperity is what I want to achieve,” she says. Nematondoni says that she plans to achieve more in life. “I’m still young and there is still more to offer to my community. My secrets for success are hard work, effective time management and the desire to succeed. I set realistic goals for myself and I strive to achieve them without failure. I have also learnt to believe in myself and to learn from my past mistakes at all times,” she explained. She advised the youth to study hard, “so that they may be able to make a significant contribution in the community in which they live. Youths must also stay away from drugs and criminal activities and prepare themselves for careers that will benefit them in life.”

Up4SA National Prayer Day Isabel Venter All are invited to come and pray together on Sunday, 26 February, during the Up4sa National Day of Prayer. In Louis Trichardt, people will be able to pray together from 17:00. This is a national prayer initiative during which believers from across the nation will gather at venues on the same day and time to pray. (Louis Trichardt’s venue will be announced in the coming weeks). Some of the areas that will be

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Original Tshivenda films hit the shelves

By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho Two original Tshivenda films with hard-hitting plots, Nwana O Ngalangala and My Stupid Blesser, have just hit the shelves. The films were conceived, written, produced and directed by a multi-talented artist Tshidino Ndou, who hails from Tshakhuma village. Nwana o ngalangala tells the story of a poor but clever schoolgirl who is ritually murdered. The story teaches the community about the danger of mob justice, which has become

so prevalent here in the Vhembe district. “People are responding warmly to the films and we have already started receiving bulk orders from as far as Gauteng,” Tshidino Ndou said. “This only proves that even people who go to Gauteng for work or now live there are thirsty for films with local content.” He said that Nwana o ngalangala is hard-hitting, scary movie even though he never showed or shot the act of killing. “We show the consequences of ritual killing,” he said. He has since stated that the film was not written to provoke anyone or incite violence but to start a debate on ritual killing in South Africa. It took the team at least two years to shoot both films and three more years to do other technical touch-ups on the content and development. The cast of Nwana o ngalangala includes, among others, actors such as Mashudu Romani, Arthur Mukondeleli, Thivhulawi Mabada, Pfano Madilonga, Ronewa Ndou, Muofhe Nethavhakone, Virginia Tshivhase, Cynthia Elelwani and Thakhani Ndou.

On the other hand, My Stupid Blesser is an extraordinary comedy about a teacher who spends his money irresponsibly. The film features Albert Mamphwe, Funanani Madala, Tambani Netshisaulu, Phathutsheddzo Booi, Slindile Sithole, Forget Mkhabele and Ronewa Ndou. A copy of each film costs R80, but both are available for R100. Tshidino can be contacted on 073 6120 166 or via email at

Comeback for The Receptors By Frank Mavhungu After a break of eight solid years, a local reggae music group, The Receptors, have made a comeback with their second album. The new release, Rock Steady, was recorded at the MB Records Company in Thohoyandou five months ago. According to the group’s leader, Mr Joseph Mulaudzi, their debut album, Natty Dread, was released way back in 2008. Some of the hit songs on that album were The system, War and the title track, natty dread. Muladzi said that the album was still performing well in the market,

despite the fact that it was eight years old. The new album consists of 10 songs and, according to Mulaudzi, the demand for the album is by far higher than they could supply. He mentioned that songs like Turning around, Judgement day, Mama Africa and Money girl were driving the fans crazy. According to him, the album is available in most of the local music outlets. When asked about the high rate of music piracy, Mulaudzi stated that piracy is a “devil that is fast killing our business”. He severely criticized the government for not doing anything about people whose business is music piracy. He stated, however, that all his group members had vowed not to look back no matter what comes their way. For live performances, Mulaudzi can be phoned on 072 214 5626.

Fi rst western musi c festi va l h ug e success

By Kaizer Nengovhela

Above: The key film maker and producer of Tshivenda movies, Tshidino Ndou.

Music lovers around the province and other areas attended the first Western music festival a fortnight ago at Ali & Adolf The Island Resort in Muraleni. The festival was a huge success and, according to the organisers, it provided an excellent platform for local musicians to showcase their

talent. Some of the artists that left music lovers crying for more included Dr Malinga, veteran musician Irene Mawela, Jah Lady, Makhadzi, DJ Lulo Cafe from Metro FM, Fizzy, Edith Masakona Mudau, Belafonte, Prifix, DJ Rabs Vhafuwi and Khakhathi & Friends, and many more. The festival was attended by people from various communities in Limpopo. The organiser, Mr Ali Tshifura, said that the festival was aimed at providing a development platform for the growing number of local artists who leave the region to go to Johannesburg to seek opportunities. “We see the event as contributing to social cohesion and nation building, while entrenching our African identity through musical performances,” he said. “Our main aim was not to make profit from the festival, but to

market our province and show our talent.” He added that only a “very little is going on regarding the promotion of Venda artists in South Africa. Some artists have already released more than three albums but have never performed to an audience bigger than 100 people,” he said. He indicated that there were many good artists in the Vhembe District and it hurt to see things ending up in the street or being pirated without benefiting the artists who spent sleepless nights working on such projects. He added that it was at occasions like the festival where the area also celebrated the uniqueness of its culture. He encouraged the public to attend a similar event during the Easter holidays. Tshifura thanked all the sponsors and all people who attended the first festival.


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Vervet monkeys not pets

survival in its own environment. “Currently rehabilitation facilities for both vervet monkeys (chlorocebus aethiops) and Chakma baboons (Papio hamadryas ursinus) are full and they cannot take in anymore,” says Allan. The unfortunate end for the vervet monkey was euthanasia. “Together with the SPCA we had to make the difficult decision on the life of a helpless young vervet monkey,” says Allan.


Disadvantaged residents from 15 villages under Thovhele Nkhaneni Ramovha of Mulenzhe outside Thohoyandou experienced the festive mood shortly before Christmas when Ramovha and some of his caring subjects handed them grocery hampers. The hampers contained a 12,5kg bag of mielie meal and all other basics, enough to tide them over to the new year. Being rural villages, they are comprised of unemployed residents who mostly depend on grants for their livelihood. One of the beneficiaries, Ms Sylvia Mudau (35) of Dididi said Thovheke Ramovha was like an angel sent by God to rescue them from their poverty and misery. Ramovha said he could not bear to see some of his subjects not rejoicing during the festive season, when everyone else was happy. In our photo, Ramovha (standing second from right) is dishing out hampers to the needy.

The mayor of the Makhado Municipality, Cllr Shonisani Sinyosi, recently presented a fourroom house to the poor Khosa family of Ha-Mashamba outside Elim. Mr Solomon Khosa, his wife and seven children were sharing a one-room mud house. All this ended when Sinyosi handed the family a brand new house and a well equipped borehole with two water tanks. All this came after a good Samaritan, Mr Mabidi of Mabidi & Sons and Mabidi Water Drilling, decided to assist the impoverished family. The event was also attended by the MEC for Health, Dr Phophi Ramathuba, the executive mayor of Vhembe District, Cllr Florence Radzilani, and Vho-Thovhele Mashamba.

Vervet monkeys may look very cute, but these wild animals are definitely not pets. The end result, should someone try and capture them, is mostly the death of the animal. Allan McMurtrie, an official at the Wildlife Trade and Regulation department in the Vhembe District, warned members of the public not to try and catch baby vervet monkeys. “Catching it, putting a nappy on it and giving it a banana is not going to help in any way,” he says. According to Allan, they had to deal with an incident in town over the December holidays where a vervet monkey had been captured. “The young monkey was found on its own in the bush and, without further thought, caught and taken home to be kept as a pet,” he says. Allan explains that most people do not understand how difficult it is to raise such an animal. They don’t realise what its social and dietary needs are and what it requires as Vervet monkeys may look like cute pets, but capturing one is almost it grows up. sure to result in the death of the animal. “This monkey, like all primates, needs continual interaction and learns daily from the troop. Not only is it expensive to feed, but virtually impossible to rehabilitate. Humans tend to play on their emotions without thinking of the animal and its wellbeing,” he says. Allan advised residents, when they come across a youngster on its own in the bush, to rather move away and allow the mother or other siblings to reunite. The youngster has a better chance of

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company and peer pressure. “Join Manavhela Bouncers and “We tried by all means posbe fruitful,” he said. sible to keep children away The day was filled with activfrom the harsh streets during ities that were a delight to both the festive season and now adults and youths. we focus on making sure that The three Manavhela bouncthey all get back to school.” er groups are the brainchilThose were the words of dren of one parent, Mr Cinky Vhamusanda Vho-NkhangweRivombo, who had realised ni Manavhela who addressed that the youths in the village hundreds of youths during an were spending most of their event that was held to celebrate after-school time roaming the Members of Manavhela Bouncers Three posed for a picture after the event. the successes of three dance streets. groups, Manavhela Bouncers “I started the project alone One, Manavhela Bouncers and most people did not believe Two and Manavhela Bouncers in what I was doing,” he said. Three. The event was recently “I recruited several youngsters held at Manavhela village in the and started a dance group that Kutama area. entertained people during “I urge all youths to refrain parties, weddings and afterfrom habits of frequenting tav- tears events,” he said. “It was erns and other drinking holes, only after five months, when I because that kind of behaviour met Mrs Johanna Malaka, one will eventually lead them to a woman who believed in taking pool of fire where they will cry care of youths, that things forever,” he said, speaking in changed for the better for us.” the idiom that people underTogether with Malaka, stood. “We want all youths to Rivombo managed to convince stop loitering in the village and many parents to allow their go back to school because that's children to join Manavhela the right thing to do.” Bouncers, and at the end of the He said that youths should day three groups were formed. also participate in recreationThe two partners in youth deManavhela Bouncer groups’ members were photographed with the community leadership in al activities during their free velopment encouraged children Manavhela village. time to avoid getting involved to stop taking drugs and focus in criminal activities, which on their studies because they sometimes were a result of bad believe that education should By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

be their first priority in life. “Keeping these children busy in the dance groups helps to keep them off the streets and stop drug abuse,” Rivombo said. “We are very happy today that we get total support from the whole community of Manavhela village and Chief Manavhela.” There are at least 50 children who are members of Manavhela Bouncers One and Manavhela Bouncers Two. Manavhela Bouncers Three comprises no fewer than 30 adults. “We aspire to travel to other parts of Vhembe district and showcase our talent,” said Rivombo. So far, Manavhela Bouncers have received recognition from Maru and Sethla Art Primary Cooperative, which is a community-development entity in the rural areas. The director of Maru and Sethla Art Primary Cooperative, Mr Muhali Magwala, spoke so fondly about Manavhela Bouncers. “We helped them launch their groups earlier this year,” Magwala said. “Today we are glad to notice that what started as a group by a few individuals had turned into the pride of the community.” The Manavhela Bouncers can be reached on 071 611 5897 or 076 367 5565.

Difficult year for Masakona orphans

attention in order to make sure even when we get to go to the that the orphans received the district and provincial level, we The new year started on a low help. could get registered,” she said. note for four orphans at Ma“I have communicated with The local Sanco chairperhatlani village, near Masako- our Vhembe district office,” she son, Mr Sammy Mabasa, said na village, because of hunger said. “I want them to establish that even his life had become and a lack of childhood who is the social worker hana mess. “I am stressed all the necessities. The four are still dling the children’s case. After time, because it seems like I without any birth certificates that, that social worker must am fighting a futile war,” he and because of this they have provide the district office with a said. “I have tried my best to no access to the government’s report, which will then serve as make sure that the children grant system. the basis for the children to get get certificates, but one office The orphans, Palmira Macu- the necessary help.” keeps sending us from pillar to veze (17), Nkhensani Macuveze The orphans continue to live post. The officials in air-condi(14), Endlani Shilenge (5) and on handouts from neighbours tioned offices do not know from Julius Shilenge (3), have been and the oldest child, Palmipersonal experience the kind struggling for some time to ra, has assumed the role of of pain these poor children are get the Department of Home guardian for her three siblings. going through. Affairs to issue them with birth “Life is hard for us,” she said. “I I see them cry and I listen to certificates. Their struggle know there's nothing anyone them tell me about their probstarted after the death of their can do to bring our parents lems,” he said. father, Mr Louis Macuveze, in back to life, but it is when we Mabasa thanked the Red 2008, and their mother, Ms suffer hunger that we wish our Cross Limpopo, who someAnabela Shilenge, in 2013. parents were still alive.” times delivers food parcels to The Department of Home She said that four of them, the children. Affairs could not issue the birth who are at school, could not Those interested in helping certificates since the children’s participate in recreational the four orphans with food or father had originally come from and sports activities. “They clothes can contact Mabasa on Mozambique. need birth certificates, so that 072 073 1140. The Department of Home Affairs had since advised the orphans to confront the Department of Social Development, who would investigate the matter and supply supporting documents to assist Home Affairs to issue certificates, if possible. Since the deaths of the parents, the local Sanco chairperson, Sammy Mabasa, has tried in vain to assist the orphans to get birth certificates. According to him, the social workers who were handling the case failed to assist the children. The spokesperson for the Department of Social Development, Ms Adele van der Linde, however, The oldest sister, Palmira Macuveze, has assumed the role of parent promised that the case for her three siblings, Endlani Shilenge (left) and Julius Shilenge would receive fresh (right), and Nkhensani Macuveze (not pictured). By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

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R90 000 for local teams By Kaizer Nengovhela Fabulous cash prizes were dished out to the winners of the various categories in the Sinthumule/Kutama soccer and netball challenge tournament that was staged at the Benny’s Care hall a fortnight ago. The annual tournament was staged by Sinthumule/ Kutama Community Sport Development. The prize-giving ceremony was held immediately after the finals and teams shared more than R90 000. The biggest prize went to Madombidzha Try Again. They became R15 000 richer and also received gold medals, a soccer ball, two new soccer kits and a floating trophy. The runners-up, Pat All Stars, went home with R10 000, silver

medals, a soccer ball and two new soccer kits. The third prize of R5 000, bronze medals and a soccer kit was won by Mulima FC, while the defending champions, Mpheni Home Defenders, ended in fourth position. They collected R4 000, a soccer kit and a ball. In the netball category, Muraleni, the winners, received R1 500 and a netball kit. The runners-up, Tshiozwi, went home with R1 000 and a netball kit. Madombidzha Celtic and Madodonga ended in third and fourth position and receive netball kits and R700 each. During the ceremony, a representative from the Bruzar group, the sponsors of the event, Mr Rudzani Mamphaga, said that his company wouldill continue to sponsor the tourna-

ment in the coming years. He said he was a proud supporter of local football development and said Limpopo was rich in talent.. Mr Scara Tshigomana, chairperson of Sinthumule/ Kutama Community Sport Development, appealed to businesspeople to get involved in promoting local activities. He added that his league had been operating many years without a sponsorship. The president of Safa Vhembe, Mr George Kubayi, said during the prize-giving ceremony that sport without education was nothing. “You can be a star today and be written off the following day. Education will never forsake you, and you can bank on it,” he added. Photographed during the prize-giving ceremony are, from left to right, Cllr Khakhathi Ramavhoya, Mr Peter Rabali, Joseph Nndwambi (the captain of Chillyboy) and the organiser, Mr Takie Rabali.

Chilliboy the new Takie champs held onto the ball for too long within the Chillyboy danger Chillyboy FC emerged as area, until he lost possession. the champions of the Takie Chillyboy gained momenSoccer tournament's 10th tum with time. Their second edition when they beat JHB goal came in the 44th minute. Pull Together 3-0 in the final Sheriff Mudalahothe made no at the Rabali Stadium on mistake after receiving a preSaturday. cooked pass from Mashudu Pull Together played enter- Mafunisa. The score was 2-0 taining football throughout when the referee blew the the game, but their strikers half-time whistle. fumbled at the goal finish. DaPull Together introduced kalo Ratshitanga of Chillyboy Sathiel Phasha and Shonopened the score in the 23rd isani Mashau for Lutendo minute. Pull Together came Mmboi and Ndamu Ramclose to scoring again in the abulana. Chillyboy responded 34th minute. Former Black by replacing Khathutshelo Leopards and Orlando Pirates Nevhutalu with Mpho striker Rudzani Ramudzuli Mavhunga in the 70th minute. By Kaizer Nengovhela

Photographed from left to right are Mr Emmanuel Nekhavhambe of Vhalungu Beverage (sponsor), Mr Scara Tshigomana of Muraleni netball team, Mr George Kubayi, Safa Vhembe president, and Cllr Elisa Tambani.

Sherrif Mudalahothe completed his brace and scored his team third goal late in the match. Chillyboy FC received R15 000, gold medals and a soccer kit for being champions and R2 000 that was donated to the charity organisation of their choice. JHB Pull Together collected R8 000, silver medals, a new soccer kit and R1000 donated to a charity organisation. Matshavhawe Come To See ended in third position and received R5 000 and a soccer kit. The tournament was sponsored by the Rabali group of companies.

Vhembe produces another pro ref By Frank Mavhungu The SAFA Vhembe Regional Football Association has done it again. Mr Khamusi Razwimisani is another product of SAFA Vhembe to officiate in the professional ranks. Razwimisani’s refereeing career started in 2010. At that stage he was 19 years old. It took him only one year to gain promotion from the local football association to officiate at regional level. In the year 2013, the Mbilwi-Makanga-based referee was promoted once more to officiate in the ABC Motsepe League, or the Vodacom Promotional League as it was formerly known. His dream to become a professional referee became Photographed druing the prize-giving ceremony are, from left to right, Mr Scara Tshigomana, a reality when he was appointed to the panel of referees who will be officiating in the Premier Mavhungu Khodobo (captain of Try Again), Safa Vhembe president Mr George Kubayi, Mr Rudzani Mamphaga (sponsor), Mr Richardt Makhumisane and Mr Kaizer Marindi (sponsor). Soccer League games three months ago. Razwimisani has officiated in three National First Division League matches since his promotion three months ago. His debut game was between Santos and Real Kings at the Athlone Stadium in Cape Town. He then officiated in the game between Amazulu and Mbombela United at the Princess Magogo Stadium in Durban. His third assignment was at the game between Black Leopards and Mbombela United at the Thohoyandou stadium last month. Although he has been in the business Shakadza Ocean Swallows FC were crowned the Mutshutshu Knock-out Challenge Champions after defeating for only six years now, Tshirunzini FC 2-1 in the final at Shakadza on 31 December. Swallows received a trophy, soccer kit, balls and Razwimisani has a R3 000 and one of their players, Thalukanyo Madamalala was named player of the tournament. The tournament lot to be proud of as was named after the late Musthutshu Solomon Ndou as a token of honour for his contributions towards the developa football referee. He ment of sport in the Shakadza community. In our photograph are the jubilant players of Swallows after the event. was nominated as the

best referee on three occasions, namely the 2014 U/19 ladies soccer tournament, the 2012 Vhembe Mayor's Cup Tournament and the 2015 SAB League U/21 tournament. He stated that his most memorable game was a local derby between Tshakhuma RO United and KK Revolution in 2012. He further said that he would never forget the day when he was assaulted by the fans, players and officials of Muledane Block J FC in their game against Lufule Flying Bombers in 2010. Razwimisani said that his dream is to officiate during World Cup games.

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Disciplinary action against Leopards’ boss? By Frank Mavhungu

The South African Football Association (SAFA) is planning to summon the chairman of Black Leopards, Mr David Thidiela, before its disciplinary committee to give answers to charges relating to bringing the association into disrepute. This was confirmed by the association’s CEO, Mr Dennis Mumble. According to a fuming Mumble, Thidiela severely criticized the

association in a radio interview on 19 December. In the interview, Thidiela is said to have mentioned that the structure that controls the referees at SAFA was incompetent and that the association was not doing anything about that. He further stated that they had sent a letter of complaint to SAFA via the Premier Soccer League after their home game against Mbombela United on 19 November. Thidiela said that their complaint was about the referee who had officiated in that

game, whom they accuse of taking decisions that were against them throughout the game. “Instead of responding to our complaint, they sent the same referee, Mr Anwar Alexander, to officiate at our game against Royal Eagles at the Thohoyandou Stadium on Saturday, 17 December,” said Thidiela. Thidiela was spotted phoning some of the SAFA high-ranking officials before their game against Royal Eagles, sharing his disappointment with the association’s

decision to send the same referee to their match before they could respond to their letter of complaint. Alexander officiated in the game, despite Thidiela’s attempts to have him swapped. Black Leopards beat Royal Eagles 2-1. When asked about further details regarding the matter, Mumble said that the association’s legal team was handling the matter and that it would be unethical for him to discuss such a sensitive subject with members of the media.

Huge payday for Tshifudi Phandulauvhalo in Ramzas Mavhasa beat the highly skilled Ficus FC goalkeeper, Ndikandafhi Masikhwa, in the 65th Edward Mavhasa and Zwonaka Netshitungu- minute while Netshitungulu added another goal lu became instant heroes by scoring the goals in the 80th minute. Ficus’s goal was scored by that helped their team, Tshifudi PhandulaluKhamusi Netshisaulu in the 82nd minute. Devalo FC, to win the annual Ramzas Knockspite their defeat, Ficus FC went home with out Tournament that was held at the Khubvi R15 000, a soccer kit and a ball. grounds during the festive season. Position three went to Matangari Rising Stars, The team’s 2-1 victory over Lamvi Ficus FC who received a cash prize of R5 000, while Khuguaranteed them a cash prize of R25 000, a bvi Dangerous Darkies took position four and soccer kit, a floating trophy and a soccer ball. went home with R3 500. Phandulaluvalo’s journey to victory in the tournament startPhandulaluvalo FC coach Rofhiwa ed when they beat Jackliffy FC Netshivhambe in celebratory mood 7-6 at the Dzimauli Tshakhumafter the final whistle. ba ground. They then went on to beat Mulodi Freedom Birds 4-3 at Makonde, followed by their 3-1 victory over Matangari Rising Stars at the Khubvi grounds. The teams’ coach, Rofhiwa Netshivhambe, said he was quite sure that his team was going to take the trophy home. “The boys were highly prepared and dedicated. The preparations were superb and we concentrated in all our games. The boys were complaining about tough training sessions, but they can now testify that there is no gain without pain.” During the prize-giving ceremony shortly after the finals, the main sponsor, Mr Lucky Ramano, said the R200 000 he put aside to organize the games was an investment into the local community. “All 16 teams that took part in the competition went home with something. We will continue to build this community in order to keep the youth off the streets during the holidays. Empowering local Phandulaluvalo FC celebrate their victory after winning the annual teams assists to build a Ramzas Knock-out Tournament. In the background are tournament healthy nation while at sponsors and invited guests. the same time keeping Ramzas KO

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the youth off the streets. Furthermore, this tournament is helping to unearth young talent who will end up playing professionally in future.” Ramano thanked the co-sponsors, Mukula Black Lion Tyres and Malavuwe Marshal Resort, for contributing financially towards the success of the tournament. He also thanked the teams, organizing committee and members of the community for the support throughout the four years The chairman of Black Leopards, Mr David of the tournament. Thidiela.


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Played 14 13 15 15 15 15 9 15 15 13 14 14 14 15 15 15

Team Thanda Royal Zulu FC Royal Eagles Witbank Spurs AmaZulu Stellenbosch FC Jomo Cosmos Mthatha Bucks Black Leopards University of Pretoria Mbombela United Real Kings FC FC Cape Town Milano United AFC Cape Town All Stars Santos Magesi FC

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Absa Premiership Won Draw 6 7 7 4 7 4 6 6 5 6 5 5 6 1 4 7 5 3 4 6 4 4 3 6 3 5 3 5 2 7 2 6

Lost 1 2 4 3 4 5 2 4 7 3 6 5 6 7 6 7

For 21 18 18 18 19 15 18 14 17 15 14 8 16 12 18 12

Against Points 8 25 12 25 18 25 12 24 20 21 18 20 6 19 15 19 18 18 17 18 12 16 12 15 17 14 19 14 29 13 20 12

Lost 0 4 5 6 5 5 2 4 6 5 5 6 8 6 6 8

For 30 34 17 24 18 17 22 23 19 21 17 22 20 13 11 10

Against Points 10 35 21 25 20 24 18 23 16 22 16 22 18 21 20 21 22 21 17 20 18 18 29 17 30 17 20 13 19 11 24 11

Team Mathieledzha B Birds Mulenzhe Shooting Star United Artists Matsika Shooting Stars Royal Arsenal Shigamani FC Muziafera Blue Eagles Makhovha All Stars Dididi Manguvhewa FC Matsakali Sky Rangers Langutani Blue Birds Tshivhulana Real Aces Obet Ministry Fighter Sidou Peace Makers Budeli United Thohoyandou Develop

SAFA/MMK Administrators A Played Won Draw Lost 3 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 2 1 0 3 1 2 0 3 1 2 0 3 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 3 1 1 1 3 1 0 2 3 1 0 2 3 0 2 1 3 0 2 1 3 0 2 1 3 0 1 2 3 0 1 2 2 0 0 2

For 8 7 7 5 5 8 5 6 3 7 4 5 4 1 4 2

Against Points 3 9 3 9 2 7 3 5 3 5 5 4 3 4 6 4 5 3 11 3 5 2 7 2 6 2 4 1 10 1 5 0

Team Tshitasini City Matangari high Aims Thenzheni Liverpool Tshaulu Power Line Gaba union Fight Makula Young Santos Tshidzini H Fighters Makonde FC Tshifudi XI Experience Jeff Cliff FC Begwa FC Matangari Rising Star Phandulaluvalo FC Mahagala Young Stars Musasendas Big Five Shadani Dange Scorpio Tshaulu Ghetto Boys Khubvi D Dakkies Tshilonwe Y Bombers

SAFA/MMK Administratorse: B Played Won Draw Lost 4 4 0 0 3 2 1 0 3 2 1 0 2 2 0 0 3 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 3 1 1 1 4 1 1 2 4 1 1 2 4 1 1 2 2 1 0 1 3 1 0 2 3 1 0 2 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 3 0 2 1 3 0 2 1 3 0 2 1 3 0 0 3

For 7 6 5 6 4 4 2 5 3 4 5 4 5 3 2 4 1 1 1

Against Points 1 12 2 7 3 7 1 6 3 4 3 4 2 4 7 4 6 4 8 4 3 3 3 3 5 3 4 3 4 3 5 2 3 2 4 2 5 0

Team Shonisani FC Rockers FC Mbilwi New Generation Tshambobvu JNR Aces Maranzhe H lion Marula X1 Gondeni United Tshiawelo Bosveld Ngwenani Y Chiefs The Dolphins FC Mutuwa Brazilians Makhuvha All Stars Tshififi FC Themba Sunrise Rid Vodwe XI Bullets Thembaluvhilo 7 Stars

SAFA/MMK Administrators: C Played Won Draw Lost 2 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 2

For 6 6 2 4 3 2 1 2 4 3 1 0 0 2 2 0

Against Points 3 6 3 4 0 4 3 4 2 4 1 4 0 4 2 3 5 3 4 3 1 2 2 1 2 1 4 0 4 0 2 0

Team Gwamasenga Untd Bros Tshakhuma RO United Kalabari FC Shayandima FC Dynamos Beuster Mighty Chiefs Tshakhuma KK Revoltu Phungo All Stars Univen Fc Voweto Maximun Force Tshivhazwaulu P Makers Cobra Stars FC Mutandani Pull Tog Duthuni Happy Boys Itsani United Ramukhuba Y Brothers Shayandima Disco Five Bembani FC Tshakhuma Na Ndilani

SAFA/MMK Administrators D Played Won Draw Lost 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 2

For 4 4 3 4 4 3 1 3 2 1 3 2 1 2 1 1 0 0

Against Points 0 6 0 6 0 6 1 4 2 4 1 4 0 4 2 3 1 3 1 3 4 3 3 3 2 1 4 1 4 0 4 0 5 0 5 0

Team Zoutpansberg Powerline LTT Murunwa TVET Mpheni Home Def Maebane Y Eagles Makhitha Oscar Stars Tshiozwi Dynamos Western Stars Muraleni Unt Brothers Makhitha Up The Brooms Makhitha Iya Runga Zamenkoste FC Rainbow All S Academy Gogobole Bucs Manavhela Black Aces Madombidzha Arsenal Magau United

SAFA/MMK Administrators: E Played Won Drawn Lost 4 3 1 0 4 3 1 0 4 3 0 1 4 2 2 0 3 2 1 0 3 2 0 1 3 1 2 0 4 1 2 1 3 1 1 1 3 1 0 2 3 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 3 0 1 2 3 0 0 3 4 0 0 4 2 0 0 2

For 13 8 7 4 6 4 4 5 2 5 3 1 0 2 3 1

Against Points 3 10 4 10 2 9 1 8 2 7 4 6 3 5 5 5 1 4 6 3 4 3 3 1 4 1 7 0 10 0 9 0

Team Mashamba Benf Untd Muwaweni Lucky Stars Mathlari FC Eleven Warriors Mashau Tondani FC Valdevia Depotivo Bokies Sxcientist Bofulamato United Muila FC Wayeni Sea Robbers Valdezia United FC Phadziri FC Kurhuleni Happy Fight Mashamba Soccer Acad Mulima Fc Tshiphuseni All Stars Sereni Home Boys Madadzhi Eversmiling

SAFA/MMK Administrators: F Played Won Draw Lost 4 4 0 0 3 2 1 0 3 2 0 1 3 2 0 1 3 2 0 1 3 2 0 1 3 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 4 1 1 2 3 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 3 1 0 2 3 1 0 2 3 1 0 2 3 0 2 1 3 0 1 2 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 2

For 7 7 8 4 5 2 3 3 3 1 3 3 1 1 2 1 0 1

Against Points 1 12 2 7 2 6 1 6 3 6 1 6 3 4 4 4 4 4 2 4 5 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 2 3 1 4 1 7 0

National First Division Won 10 7 7 7 6 6 4 5 6 5 4 4 5 2 1 2

Draw 5 4 3 2 4 4 9 6 3 5 6 5 2 7 8 5

Team Mikhado FC Matanda Rockers Edson Muraida FC Rabali Pull Together Tshituni Hot Spurs Dopeni Mighty Comb Seven Untd Stars Mauluma Black Mamba Maelula New Mates Sangoma Black Rob Nzhelele Y All Nations Mamvuka Black Stars Tshivhilidulu H Lion Milaboni Chop T Down Nzhelele Home Sweeper Nzhelele United Stars

SAFA/MMK Administrators: G Played Won Draw Lost 4 4 0 0 4 4 0 0 4 3 0 1 4 2 2 0 4 2 1 1 3 2 0 1 4 2 0 2 3 1 1 1 4 1 1 2 4 1 0 3 4 1 0 3 4 0 2 2 2 0 1 1 3 0 1 2 3 0 1 2 2 0 0 2

For 18 7 7 4 3 3 3 6 4 3 3 2 1 3 2 0

Against Points 0 12 1 12 2 9 2 8 1 7 3 6 3 6 6 4 6 4 9 3 13 3 7 2 2 1 6 1 5 1 3 0

Team Tshiilamusi Super Eagl Bale United Masisis Youth Stars Tshenzheleni Diitele Maramanzhi M Sweepers Matshen Hungry Lions Tshiungani Y Chief Muswodi Happy Fight Folovhodwe Stone Brea Musina United Lwathudwa Black Movers Igwe Fc Tshisimani Top Challa Mighty FC

SAFA/MMK Administrators: H Played Won Draw Lost 4 2 2 0 3 2 1 0 4 2 1 1 4 2 1 1 3 2 0 1 4 2 0 2 4 1 2 1 3 1 2 0 4 1 2 1 3 1 1 1 4 1 0 3 3 1 0 2 4 0 2 2 3 0 0 3

For 8 7 5 4 5 9 5 2 6 8 7 4 2 0

Against Points 4 8 3 7 4 7 3 7 4 6 12 6 4 5 1 5 6 5 5 4 10 3 8 3 5 2 3 0

Team Madzivhanani P United Mulodi Freedom Birds Mulodi Young Santos Rambuda Young Fight Mutale Vikings Muledzhi Fire Boys Makuya Junior Aces Sambandou Untd Prof Makuya Try Again Mabila Home Defenders Ficus Fc Thengwe Flying Peace Musunda UNTD Brothers Lukau FC Muhuyu Copper Stars Phaphama All Stars Lurangwe The Angels Tshixwadza brazilians

SAFA/MMK Administrators: I Played Won Draw Lost 4 3 0 1 4 3 0 1 4 3 0 1 4 2 2 0 3 2 1 0 4 2 1 1 3 2 1 0 4 2 1 1 4 1 2 1 4 1 2 1 3 1 1 1 4 1 1 2 3 1 1 1 3 0 1 2 3 0 1 2 4 0 1 3 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 3

For 8 8 6 5 7 9 4 6 6 4 3 6 4 3 4 4 3 0

Against Points 3 9 5 9 3 9 3 8 2 7 6 7 1 7 6 7 5 5 5 5 2 4 6 4 4 4 5 1 7 1 8 1 10 0 9 0


16 13 January 2017

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Young Chiefs the Zama champs By Frank Mavhungu Chudu Young Chiefs from Nwamankena village were crowned the 2016 champions of the Zama Zama Soccer Challenge at the Homu 14B KYD

grounds on New Year’s eve. They beat Giyani All Stars 3-2 in the final. Young Chiefs were presented with R25 000, a soccer kit, gold medals and a floating trophy during a ceremony held at the grounds shortly after the final.

The runners-up, Giyani All Stars, took home a cash prize of R15 000 and silver medals. The teams booted out in the semifinal stage of the competition, Thomo Dynaros FC and Jilongo Killers, were each presented with cash of R5

Mr Haward Mashava of Nduma ya Vanwanati (left), looks on as the Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi, hands over the trophy to the captain of Chudu Young Chiefs, Musa Rikhotso.

000. Chudu Young Chiefs beat Jilongo Killers 3-1 in the first semifinal match, while Thomo Dynaros lost 0-2 to Giyani All Stars. Jilongo Killers were also presented with R300 after winning the fair play award. A player of Chudu Young Chiefs, Television Masuluke, won both the top-goal-scorer and the player-of-the-soccer-challenge awards. He was presented with two trophies and R600 during the ceremony. In the women’s category, Mavalani Real Mighty Girls were crowned the champions after beating Moria Sweepers Ladies 5-3 in the final. They received R5 000, gold medals, a soccer kit and a floating trophy. Sweepers received R2 500

and silver medals. Giyani Masters were crowned the champions in the masters category. They beat Thomo Masters 1-0 in the final and received a floating trophy and gold medals. Mr Simon Maluleke, who officiated in the final game between Chudu Young Chiefs and Giyani All Stars, received the Best Referee award. He was presented with a trophy and R300. The sponsors for the competition include Coca Cola Fortune, Baloyi Attorneys, Dr Muxe Chabalala and Haward Mashaba and Nduma ya Manwanati. The Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi, was among the guests who graced the event.

Player of the challenge and top goal scorer, Television Masuluke, received two trophies and R600 from Justice Chabalala of Orlando Pirates and Mr Victor Hlungwani (founder and sponsor of the tournament).

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