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1 February 2013 Year 23 Vol: 21 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Vhembe floods claim another life A well-known local farmer, Mr Thomas Rantete, drowned in the Muengedzi River at Zamenkomste last Tuesday. He was busy crossing the river to fetch some of his cows that were feeding on the other side of the river. Although police divers searched the area where Mr Rantete was overwhelmed by the water, his body was found by a member of the community on the river bank on Thursday. According to a police report, it is suspected that Mr Rantete and two friends were looking for his cows, when he apparently ventured into the deeper portion of the river. When his friends realised he was in trouble, they tried to save him. The water was too deep and murky. As they could not find him, they reported the incident to the community and to the police. A community leader in the area and the chairperson of Sanco, Mr James Delekisa, expressed his condolences to the family and warned children not to play next to water. He called upon parents to watch out as all the rivers and dams are full to capacity after the heavy rain. The spokesperson of the Tshilwavhusiku SAPS, Const Munyadziwa Maridi, said the police were investigating the drowning incident. She also warned the public to be aware of the dangers of the overflowing rivers and dams in the area. Mr Philip Rantete, a younger brother of the deceased, thanked the members of the community, who had spent long hours searching for the body. “It is very painful to lose such a dedicated and hardworking brother and friend.” Rantete will be buried at the Zamenkomste cemetery tomorrow (Saturday). The service will start Mr Thomas Rantete. at 06:00.

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2 1 February 2013 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Woman accused of practicing witchcraft Members of a family of Khomela village still fear for their lives after angry villagers accused the mother of practicing witchcraft. The incident occurred early in January. From what could be established, several residents of the village started spreading rumours that an act of witchcraft had led to several deaths in the village. An old woman was apparently hit by lightning on 28 December last year and a man was found hanging from a tree on the 9th of January this year. According to the woman, her family is now living in fear of the community members. “We really don’t know what will happen. What I know is that the allegations are untrue,” she said. The family moved from Khomela to another village for security reasons. According to a resident, Mr Takalani Manaha, the community had a meeting after the incidents and it was agreed that each household must collect R100 and a sangoma must be consulted. They went to Musina and came back with a sangoma, who told them that a certain woman was responsible for the death of the two people. During the meeting, the community members allegedly decided that the woman accused of witchcraft had to be expelled from the area. “If the civic is not telling us that the witches are going, they must (also) go,” a villager said. No comment could be obtained from members of the civic association.

Police spokesperson W/O Lazarus Netshidzati confirmed the incident and said the police were monitoring the situation. “We have managed to arrest one person who was threatening the woman. We appreciate the efforts from community members who continuously assist the police in cases like these,” he said. The 45-year-old man, Edward Manaha, appeared in the Dzanani Magistrate’s Court two weeks ago and received a R1 000 fine.

An enraged mob beat Shadrack Ngoveni after it was said that he had stolen a box of eggs from a local hawker. Holding Ngoveni by the shirt is Ronald Takawira, who is trying to rescue him. By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Mob justice in region still continues

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Mob justice, vimba, lynch mob or a vigilante act - they all mean the same. It refers to a person running for his or her life after being accused of some crime. In Makhado (Louis Trichardt) this practice of jungle justice is rearing its ugly head more and more. Two weeks ago, a mob of people suddenly started chasing a screaming man through the local taxi rank. He ran quickly and came out of the taxi rank, trying to escape in the direction of the residences along Devenish Street. The mob finally cornered him and started dragging him along the road. They kicked and beat him. “Stop killing me!” he pleaded, covering his head with his arms as more people battered him with their shoes. “I didn’t steal a box of eggs. I bought it from somewhere else!” The mob, which mainly consisted of hawkers and workers, allege that the man (later identified as 49-year-old Shadrack Ngoveni) stole a box of eggs from Ronald Takawira’s stall. Fellow hawkers claim to have seen Ngoveni snatch the eggs and alerted all the other hawkers, including Takawira, who had come back, and the vimba started.

When the people around were assaulting Ngoveni, Takawira pleaded with them not to do so, because it placed the suspect’s life in danger. He hauled Ngoveni up from the tarred surface and pushed him along the street in the hope that the police might arrive to rescue him. “Stop protecting the thief!” a woman criticised Takawira. “He stole from you.” The police arrived 10 minutes later and found people still beating Ngoveni. They finally managed to push a bloodied Ngoveni into the back of the police van, with Takawira’s help. Seeing that the man had been locked inside the van, the people dispersed. “I am not laying any criminal charges against him,” said Takawira. “He has had enough pain already.” Ngoveni was treated at the Louis Trichardt Memorial Hospital and released on the same day. He returned to work last Thursday, six days after the incident. “I was admitted to Elim hospital and stayed there for three days,” Ngoveni said. “What the people did to me is not good. I only went to the taxi rank at lunch time to buy some cigarettes and eggs.” He maintains that he had merely stood near Takawira’s stand, when three boys mugged him.

“They took my R100, as well as R200 which belonged to my colleague, who had sent me to get him some cigarettes,” he explained his side of the story. “I didn’t steal anybody’s eggs.” Makhado Hawkers’ Association chairperson Dollen Negota says that they could not condone any stealing in the area where they conduct their business. “Anyone who thinks of stealing from us or from our visitors must think twice before doing so,” warned Negota. The spokesperson of the Makhado police, Capt Maano Sadiki, condemned the act of mob justice. “In our country, we don’t have the law of the jungle,” Capt Sadiki said. “All incidents of crime, including theft, should be reported to the police.”

After six days of conva­l e­ scence, Shadrack Ngoveni is back at work at a building construction site in town.

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Community saves woman from Mutale’s raging flood waters Amid every natural disaster there are usually tales of extreme heroism of people putting life and limb on the line to safe the life of another. The recent flooding in Limpopo was no exception, with not only one person but a whole community who rallied without hesitation to rescue a woman left stranded by the raging floodwaters of the Mutale River at her riverside home. The drama unfolded at Bende Mutale near Pafuri on 20 January. Sari Landman, a woman who has been part of the village for a good six years, was left stranded after the river had risen to such extreme heights overnight as a result of extensive rains that her home was cut off from the main land. After being advised to climb the largest tree, Sari climbed


on top of her house, hoping that it would not be washed away by the rising water. As soon as the people of Bende Mutale became aware of Sari’s plight, a rescue party was formed. A team was assembled quickly and a rope was tied around Martin Fouché, camp manager of Pafuri River Camp, and the strongest-looking tree stump, so he could assess the flow of the water. By this time, Thomas Takadzani, a resident of Thomas Takadzani Bende Mutale, had already bravely jumped into A grateful Sari Land­ from Bende Mutale the water and begun swimming across to help Sari. man shortly after village jumped in the “Never before has anyone seen a man swim with being rescued from the river first and swam such strength across raging waters,” onlookers raging Mutale River. across to help Sari. later remarked. Photo supplied. Photo supplied. Thomas arrived on Sari’s bank safely and began preparing a 100m-long length of pipe to send across to meet Martin, who was now halfway across the water. By joining the pipe and the rope, the team made a line across the water that could be held onto to prevent their being washed away by the extremely strong current. More men swam across the raging river to help keep Sari secure against the line, so that she didn’t fall. Taking it step-by-step, Sari bravely entered the water and began her journey across. Many of the people from the village had gathered and held the rope up as high as possible, as the flow was so strong that, if the rope touched the water, it could have easily pulled the whole group down. After arriving on the bank, a relieved Sari remarked that if it weren’t for the men’s strength in securing her to the line, she would not have been able to move, due to the force of the water. Only once she took hold of their shoulders, the men could pull her as she floated through. Were it not for a brave woman and a brilliant group of people, all heroes, the rescue would not have been possible. In amazingly high spirits, Sari retired to Pafuri Several men jumped into the raging river to help keep Sari secure against the line so that she River Camp for a much-needed hot cup of tea. didn’t fall. Sari afterwards remarked that if it weren’t for the men’s strength in securing her to She is spending some time with friends while the the line, she would not have been able to move, due to the force of the water. Photo supplied. damage to her house is repaired.




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Chabane encourages mourning family The Minister in the Presidency for Performance Monitoring, Evaluation and Administration, Mr Collins Chabane, last Thursday visited the bereaved family who lost three family members in the floods near Pontdrift last week. They were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in plunged into a stream after a bridge was swept away by the heavy rains on the Pontdrif road. Ms Nomathemba Sibanda (22) lost her husband, Hendrick Malithuba (46) and her children Thapelo (2) and Thabo (1) in the accident. Mr Malithuba’s body was later found about 500m from the scene of the accident. The bodies of the children were recovered about 2km away from the accident scene, after the search-and-rescue team spent four sleepless days and nights.

The minister also visited the spots where the bodies of the children were recovered. Chabane passed heartfelt condolences and sympathised with the family on behalf of the government. The minister was also in Musina to get firsthand information and to establish the facts on the damage caused by the recent floods at the border town. He expressed sincere gratitude to the search-andrescue team for the manner in which it had handled the search for the missing two children. He further commended the Musina municipality for showing leadership during the difficult period. “We are here to reiterate our commitment and to pledge Government’s support to the family during this period of mourning. Government has been providing counselling

through social workers to the family as well as providing assistance with the burial needs of the family,” said Chabane. The minister was received well by the family, who expressed their appreciation during this difficult time. He was met by family representatives and elders who thanked the government and the local municipality for ensuring that the funeral service of the deceased was organized with dignity. Meanwhile, the three family members will be buried tomorrow (Saturday) at Musina (Mshongoville) at 06:00. The minister also visited members of the joint operational committee (JOC) at the Musina SAPS. The committee was responsible for coordinating all the activities relating to the matter of flood disasters.

“Register online and prevent long queues” The Deputy Minister of Higher Education and principal of Univen, Prof Peter Mbati, welcomed Training, Mr Mduduzi Manana, has urged the visit by Manana. “Most of our students are universities across the country to use online staying outside the campus, and the money will registrations to prevent stampedes and long be used for building new hostels as well as laboqueues. ratories,” said Mbati. Univen can accommodate 11 “We are pleased with what we observed here 000 students at the moment. at Univen during the registration process, especially the online registration as it is fast. Univen has shown it has the capacity to deal with the registration of many students,” said Manana. He addressed students and academic staff during his visit to the Univen campus last Tuesday, to observe how the registration process was conducted. During his visit to Univen, a further amount of R341 million was announced to fund the infrastructure programme. Mr Mduduzi Manana (left) photographed with Prof Peter Mbati during The vice-chancellor and the visit. By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Zimbabwean (54) drowns in Limpopo

Minister Collins Chabane, photographed with Mrs Nomathemba Sibanda, who lost her husband and two children during the recent floods. Also in the photo are Cllr Evelyn Shirilele, Musina Chief Whip Simon Madamala, Cllr Nkele Milanzi, Cllr Gift Phiri and Vhembe Executive Mayor Tshitereke Matibe.

The SAPS at Musina have opened an inquest docket after a 54-year-old Zimbabwean man drowned on the South African side of the Limpopo River on Sunday afternoon. According to the police statement, five men from a local farm were working on a water pipeline project, when one of them lost his balance and slipped into the river. His colleagues did not at-

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“Stop the illegal installing of chiefs” The premier of Limpopo, Mr Cassel Mathale, has warned traditional leaders in Vhembe to stop the illegal installing of chiefs and headmen in their areas. Mathale was addressing senior Vhavenda chiefs during a courtesy visit to Khosikhulu Toni Mphephu Ramabulana on Friday. Conspicuously absent were the Tshivhase and the Mphaphuli royal families. The two were strong contenders during the Vhavenda kingship battle. Mphaphuli has gone on record and publicly announced that he will support Mphephu as king of the Vhavenda. During the visit, which took place at the king's guesthouse in Dzanani, Mathale handed over a chair and other furniture which had been used by Khosikhulu Toni Mphephu's late father, Khosikhulu Patrick Mphephu, while he was president of the erstwhile Republic of Venda. Mathale called on traditional leaders to follow the law when installing chiefs and headmen to avoid friction in the communities. “All people who engage in processes of installing people as chiefs and indunas should follow the law as set down by the

provincial government. Those that are not done according to the law should be stopped as they will create problems for the government and the community in the long run,” said Mathale. He also said those appointed in an unlawful manner would not be recognized by the government. Mathale told those gathered that a task team has been established to look into the needs of the kings of the Vhavenda and Bapedi. Issues that the task team will look into are security, offices, transport and other logistics for the king. “We know the constraints you are dealing with, because the king has been recognised and has a certificate. Nothing has changed; he is still using the old office and other amenities which do not befit his stature as king. We are working very hard to finalize what is due to him and he himself should be proud when he meets other kings. If you are a king in Venda, you must not see the difference between yourself and a king in other parts of the country like Kwazulu Natal and the Eastern Cape,” said Mathale. Thovhele Mafharalala Wilfred Netsianda said as traditional leaders they were surprised to

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Jailed for stealing pistol from soldier

Nzhelele grandfather (88) goes missing

A 27-year-old man from Dombodema village outside Beit Bridge was sentenced to 20 months in jail for stealing a pistol from an army officer. Maqawe Nkomo was convicted of robbery by Magistrate Gibson Mandaza. The complainant is Mr Pilate Nleya (56), of the same area, who is employed as Director of Buildings and Estates under the Ministry of Defence. It was testified that on 12

The family of Mr Johannes Matodzi Denga (88) W/O Tharaga said. “His family is really agrieved are looking for their father, after he had disap- and they need him.” peared from home at Tshitavha-Vhulaudzi in People who might see Denga are requested to Nzhelele on 2 January. inform the nearest police station. Denga woke up in the morning and told his family that he was going to collect his grant at a bank in Makhado (Louis Trichardt). When he had not returned by the evening, his family thought that he might have decided to visit relatives in Madombidzha. According to Denga’s daughter, Ms Stella Denga, the family started to panic when the old man had not returned home by the following morning. “We phoned all our relatives in different parts of the area, but my father was nowhere to be found,” Stella said. “It is getting hard for us to live without him in the home. We love him very much.” Stella says that Denga was last seen wearing a pair of brown trousers, a maroon long-sleeved shirt, a brown waistcoat, a beige jacket and brown shoes. He is light brown in complexion. Denga’s elderly wife, Mrs Alosia Denga (78), is heartbroken that her husband of many years has gone missing. “I cannot grasp the meaning of life when my husband is nowhere to be seen,” she sobs. “Please help us find Johannes.” The spokesperson for the Siloam police, W/O Edzisani Tharaga, confirmed that a missing person’s file had been opened. “We ask members of the community to assist us to find Mr Denga,” Mr Johannes Matodzi Denga (88) is missing.

January, at Dombodema business centre, Nkomo snatched a CZ pistol from the complainant, who was trying to contain violence at the business centre. Nkomo was in the company of his friends and they became vio­lent and started threatening to beat up members of the public. Members of the public then approached Nleya, who was nearby and requested him to quell the commotion that was being caused by Nkomo

and his friends. Nleya tried to reason with Nkomo and his colleagues, but they became more violent, prompting him to draw his service pistol in an attempt to calm the commotion. Nkomo then violently snatched the pistol and ran away. Members of the community then alerted Ms Margaret Ndebele, who is a member of the local Neighbourhood Watch Committee, who confronted Nkomo and retrieved the firearm.


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8 1 February 2013 By Mashudu Netsianda

Stranded villagers rescued along Limpopo The Beit Bridge Civil Protection Unit rescued at least 34 villagers, who had been stranded for several days along the Limpopo River at Tshikwalakwala village outside the border town, last week. The rescue mission, which lasted for 30 minutes, was conducted with the assistance of a helicopter from the Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ). The victims were airlifted from the Mapho area to safety at the Tshikwalakwala Clinic. The clinic was set up as a temporary shelter for flood victims. The villagers were left stranded when their huts were destroyed by the torrential rains which have been pounding the district during the past weeks. The rescue team was kept busy since Monday when it rescued five people who were stranded across the Bubi River after a bridge was swept away The heavy rains of the past month left their mark on numerous landmarks. The stage and by the floods in Tshikwalakwala. AFZ dispatched a roof of Africa Resort at Tshiozwi collapsed two weekends ago. The car which was parked helicopter that rescued the stranded villagers after under the stage was also damaged. the civil protection unit had raised the alarm. Beit Bridge district received 139mm of rain between Saturday and Sunday last week, resulting in the Limpopo River’s flooding. A bridge at Tshikwalakwala, linking Beit Bridge and the neighboring Chiredzi district via the Bubi River, was also swept away last week. Beit Bridge Civil Protection Unit chairperson Mr Simon Muleya said nine people had died due to flooding in the area. The CPU had distributed 130 tents, mosquito nets, kitchen utensils and several blankets for the victims from the International Organisation for Migration and the Red Cross Zimbabwe. The district also received a truck from their national office to transport supplies to all the affected areas. Muleya said the victims received food hampers, 480 bars of soap, 990 fleece blankets and 1 000 buckets among other non-food stuffs. He said the authorities were mobilising resources to build tworoomed houses for the victims. A local senator, Mrs Tambudzani Mohadi, also donated food hampers This bakery truck got stuck in the mud along the Matangari road during the heavy rains a fortnight and clothing to the floods victims at Tshikwalakago. Numerous roads in the area were damaged after torrential rains hit the area. wala and Tshitulipasi.


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The heavy rains have also left a trail of destruction in the district where most roads were left impassable. AFZ director of operations Capt Alphious Gwata said that they would remain on alert. “In the face of warnings from the Meteorological Services Department that rains will continue, AFZ will remain ready to dispatch personnel and equipment to save the lives of those threatened by floods,” he said. Ninety-six people have drowned while 33 were struck by lightning across the country since the beginning of the rainy season. The heavy rains also left several families homeless. At the Beit Bridge border, the Zimbabwean and South African authorities were forced to stop both vehicular and pedestrian traffic after the bridge at the border post was flooded last Monday.

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By Elmon Tshikhudo

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A time bomb ready to explode ... Residents of Tswinga RDP Section just outside Thohoyandou say their houses are time bombs, which are just waiting for an opportune time to explode. The section, which consists of more than 200 RDP houses built some years ago, is populated by mostly unemployed and low-income earners, with signs of extreme poverty rife in the area. Almost all the houses in the area have cracks and leaking roofs, and some roofs are gone, making them unsafe and unfit for human habitation. The area has no facilities such as schools and playing grounds. The only facility that is in close proximity is the local clinic. Young boys kill their time by playing soccer on a small patch of soil in bushes next to the settlement. Residents in the area say they have on several occasions alerted the Thulamela Local

Municipality about their plight. Community leader Hendrick Nemalamangwa took Limpopo Mirror on a tour of the settlement last Friday. “We live in constant fear here. Most of our houses have cracks and could collapse at any given time. Some of our friends have had their roofs blown away by wind. We just pray that when anything happens, no life is lost,” said Nemalamangwa. “Not a single resident has a title deed, which means we are not the owners of the houses. How can we repair houses that do not belong to us? They should give us proof that we are the owners and then we will have the power to seek help in order to repair the houses. Otherwise, they should do it as the municipality,” he said. According to him, the project failed from the start. “These houses are substandard and were built by contractors who

were only after money. On paper, more than 500 houses were supposed to be built and were paid for by the government. In reality, only around 250 houses were built. One cannot expect good to come from such a project,” added Nemalamangwa. He said officials were seen in the area recently. “We cannot tell what they were doing. Maybe they are planning something good for us; maybe they will also fix the houses,” he said. Thulamela Municipality’s spokesperson, Nndwamato Tshiila, said it was the first time that the matter had come to the attention of the municipality. “This is news to us. We are hearing it for the first time from you, and we have not had any discussion in meetings relating to these houses. We will make a follow-up and make enquiries with the relevant sections,” he said.

Community leaders at Tswinga RDP section show the cracked walls, which they likened to a time bomb just waiting to explode.

In the years since 2006, at the In wishing the newly elected greatly humbled. height of rampant ritual mur- leader well, Thulamela Mayor “I accept the election with ders in Vhembe, Dean Enos Grace Mahosi said they were humbleness and fear. I do not Rannditsheni of the Evangelical honoured to be associated with know what God has seen in me Lutheran Church championed the church. “We have known that is special. It also encourages the cause of the community. Rannditsheni for a long time. He one to work even harder in betRannditsheni (48), who started is serving in many community tering the lives of God’s people. his leadership role of the Devhula structures and we believe he is I also thank all for having trust in Lebowa Circuit on an acting basis the right person for the position. me and entrusting me with this from 1997 to 2000, when he was The government will always mandate,” he said. elected on full-time basis, led need prayers and guidance to He will lead the circuit till countless marches against ritual lead God’s people in a just way,” 2018. murders in Vhembe. she said. After serving two terms of six Rannditsheni said he was years each as head of the circuit, Rannditsheni was once again inducted as the leader of the same circuit at the weekend. The ceremony, which was led by Bishop William Sihlangu, the presiding bishop of the church, and attracted guests from politics and all sectors of the community, was held at the Lutheran Multipurpose Church Centre in Thohoyandou on Sunday. In inducting Rannditsheni, Bishop Sihlangu said Rannditsheni had been used by God in a big way and during his time as leader of the circuit, many great things had happened. “We are very happy for Rannditsheni. He has served the church selflessly and we just urge him to forge forward and not look back, o­therwise the Dean Alunamutwe Rannditsheni is being wished well on his re-election to church will not grow,” lead the Devhula Lebowa Circuit by Thulamela Mayor Grace Mahosi during said Sihlangu. the ceremony. Seated and cheering are other pastors of the church. CEMENT

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Muslim community celebrates birthday Hundreds of Muslim faithful from Limpopo gathered in Thohoyandou on Sunday for the annual celebrations marking the birth of the Prophet Muhammad. As part of the celebrations, they marched through the streets of Thohoyandou and were followed by a procession of more than 200 vehicles. They also sang on top of their voices in praise of the Prophet Muhammad. Along the route they took, they handed out gifts to passersby. Mohammed Rafiq Lakha, the director of Chistiya-Ashrafiya Masjid (Mosque) in Thohoyandou, said it was important

that they observe the day as the Prophet Muhammad had done extraordinary things for humanity. “We are doing this to remind our communities of the good things that our prophet has done. “People should not forget our history and should know what the Prophet stood for. He is a messenger of Almighty Allah, the Creator of the whole Universe. He is the last prophet from Allah and he led a life of peace, a life that never hurt or disturb any living organism. We should also lead a life that will lead us to Jannat. One day, we will have to face the Almighty Allah; let us be prepared,” said Lakha.

He said the Muslim community, which is mostly comprised of businesspeople, will, as a sign of goodwill, continue helping the needy in the community. “We have a duty to follow in the footsteps of Prophet Muhammad, who fed the hungry, who educated the illiterate and brought peace and harmony to communities. We have identified certain projects where we will intervene, details of which will be made known before long. Job creation in the community will be one of our focus areas this year. Our communities are ravaged by unemployment and poverty, which we would like to see eradicated,” added Lakha.

Mr Thingahangwi Phumula of Makonde tied the knot with his childhood sweetheart, Miss Anza Randima, at Damani village outside Thohoyandou at the weekend. By Mashudu Netsianda

Jailed for attempting to smuggle illegal immigrants from Zimbabwe to SA A 20-year-old Zimbabwean was sentenced to two years in jail, following his interception by the police at the Beit Bridge border, while attempting to smuggle 11 illegal immigrants into South Africa. Prince Ndlovu was intercepted at the border post while driving a Gauteng-registered Toyota Quantum, which was transporting four adults and seven children. He appeared in court last Friday before Magistrate Gloria The leadership of the Muslim community in Thohoyandou, handing out gifts to passing community Takundwa and he was convicted members in remembrance of the birth of the Prophet Muhammad. on his own plea of guilty to

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Suspect on the run A man is on the run after he had allegedly raped his former girlfriend at Madombidzha Zone Two last Friday (25 January). The 30-year-old female victim was walking along the street with her new boyfriend at about 20:50. The suspect allegedly approached them and, without any warning, started hitting the woman on the mouth repeatedly. The woman’s new boyfriend ran away. According to the spokesperson for the Tshilwavhusiku police, Cont Munyadziwa Marindi, the suspect then lifted a rock and chased the woman. He hit her on the back. She got up to her feet again and hobbled forward, but the suspect followed her and dragged her to the ground. “According to the information at our disposal, the suspect raped the victim on the spot,” said Cont Marindi. “We hope to finally arrest the suspect soon as he has been identified already. Meanwhile, as the Tshilwavhusiku police, we are making a call for all our people to avoid being on the streets at night, more particularly in dark areas.”


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Serious water shortage hits Beit Bridge Beit Bridge town has been hit by a serious water shortage, following the flooding of the pump at the water treatment plant as a result of the torrential rains that pounded the district last week. The water treatment pump, which is located a few metres from the Limpopo River, was submerged and local engineers from the National Water Authority are still trying to drain the water from the pump. The floods also left the back-up generators submerged and affected the power system. The border town has been without water since Wednesday last week and the residents are relying on 33 boreholes, which were drilled at various strategic points at the height of the cholera outbreak in 2008. The town secretary, Dr Sipho Singo, told Limpopo Mirror that the taps would remain dry for the next seven days while they tried to repair the pump station. The town needs at least 15 000 cubic Religion

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Pupils and teachers at Maniini Primary School outside Thohoyandou had a good start to the year when an emerging local businessman donated chairs and school bags to the school. A fortnight ago, Mr Joseph Demana (35) donated 70 chairs and 100 school bags to disadvantaged pupils, some of whom have never had a chance to own a school bag. Receiving the donation, excited pupils sang the praises of Demana, in appreciation of the goods he donated to the school. In our photo, Mr Demana (left) hands over a chair to principal Johannes Ligaraba. Also in the photo are happy pupils, showing off their new school bags.


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Mayor launches R12m Mphaila bridge project After the bridge at Mphaila was severely damaged by the floods about ten days ago, the mayor of Makhado Municipality, Cllr David Mutavhatsindi, launched a project to reconstruct the bridge last Friday. The new bridge will cost in the region of R12 million. The bridge at Mphaila is one the nine bridges washed by the heavy rain.

Members of the community did not go to work last week and pupils could not go to school because the access roads to school were damaged. Mutavhatsindi said that his council had set aside R12 million to reconstruct the bridge. He said that the new bridge would be capable of handling the expected traffic volume in the area. “The construction of

this bridge will once again contribute to the economic activities in the area,” he said. He also added that the construction made provision for the employment of local labourers. It is expected that the work will be finished in August. A community member of Dovhani Makushu said the new bridge would give them access to other areas, even during the rainy time. He added that the elderly could not get their pensions last week, due to the lack of infrastructure after the bridge was damaged. Mr Jomo Marebane, the manager of Nkhachane Construction, who will do the work, said that they would work hard to finish construction in time. He appealed to motorists to adhere to the traffic rules when Mayor David Mutavhatsindi (centre) launches the bridge project, with community members the crew was busy and municipal officials looking on. working.

Still no news of missing boy “When I walk around the village, everyone says that if it were their child who had gone missing, they would have fought hard to get him or her back home,” says Mr Takalani Mabusha, father of the nineyear-old missing boy, Theophilus Tshivhi. Sangoma Ms Elisabeth Ramaremela (61), her husband Johannes, Sello Tlhaoele (22), Ms Alilali Ndou (82) and Ntakuseni Ndou (33) were all arrested and charged in connection with the case of abduction, after they had taken Theophilus with them to collect traditional herbs and plants at Maname, a mountainous area in Nzhelele. The incident happened on 17 January last year. The case against the five supects was later withdrawn, an act which angered the community so much that they eventually set Ramaremela’s property alight in protest and banned her from Madombidzha village. Now, a year later, young Theophilus has not been found yet. “I am really hurting,” Mabusha says, his voice filled with pain and sadness.

“Every morning when I see children dressed neatly in school uniforms, I think of my son and miss him very much. I request members of the community to help me find my son.” Mabusha blames the Director of Public Prosecutions for ordering the case against the five suspects to be withdrawn. “The DPP made a big mistake and its fatal consequences are felt by us as family members,” he says. “We feel like taking the law into our own hands now, but we respect the police who advised us not to go that route.” The intervention by the provincial commissioner, Lt Gen Simon Mpembe, who promised to reinvestigate the case, restored the family’s faith (Limpopo Mirror, 29 June 2012). “We are still waiting for the commissioner’s office to come back to us,” says a representative of the community, Mr Victor Ratshibaya. “This is a painful case, to say the least. Those who took the child away are walking freely. We pray God to strike all of them with craziness, so that they may walk around telling everyone where the child is.”

Mr Takalani Mabusha has been an unhappy man ever since his son went missing. By Elmon Tshikhudo

15 Years in jail for raping stepdaughter A 32-year-old Beit Bridge man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for raping his 11-year-old stepdaughter. The man, who cannot be named to protect the victim, pleaded guilty to the charge before Regional Magistrate Joseph Mabeza last Tuesday. It was testified that on 14 January this year, at about 21:00, the man arrived home drunk and found his wife already asleep with the complainant, with whom they shared the bedroom. The man and his wife then apparently had a fierce argument and he threatened to assault her. She left the house to seek refuge with nearby relatives. The man also left the house and went to his aunt’s place, where he stayed for a while. When he returned home at about midnight, looking for his wife, he found that she had not returned and he failed to locate her. He then started harassing the complainant and her younger sister, who were sleeping in the bedroom, asking them about the whereabouts of their mother. He then took advantage of the absence of his wife and ordered the stepdaughter to undress. She complied and he raped her before threatening to kill her if she ever revealed what had happened. Then he fell asleep in her bed. The matter came to light when his wife returned home at around 02:00 the following day and found him sleeping in the same bed as his stepdaughter. On being questioned, the girl revealed that the stepfather had raped her and the matter was reported to the police, leading to the man’s arrest.


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Fun fest at Blyde The annual Blyde Xfest will be hosted at Blyde Adventure Camp from 1 March to 3 March. This year, there will be mountain bike races for children and adults, as well as kayak races for paddlers. For the rest there will be croc-and-tube races on the Lower Blyde River at the camp. This activity is loads of fun and suitable for anyone. It entails a race with a partner in a tube and then in a croc raft down the two largest rapids of the Lower Blyde River. The first 20 entries for the croc-and-tube races will receive an official Blyde Xfest 2013 T-shirt. All these events take place on Saturday. Entry forms can be downloaded from or phone Ronel on 079 388 2196 or write to

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A 40-year-old musician says that he cannot imagine living without musical sounds around him as he considers music to be the food of thought. Patrick Rathokolo, a resident of Tshikota, has just released his second gospel album, titled I Love You Father God. It comprises 15 songs, such as Ndi funa Yesu, Sweet Chariots, Babylon and Tuwa mbilu yanga. The songs are mainly sung in Tshivenda and English. “I don’t like blowing the horn about my abilities or the quality of my music,” says a humble Rathokolo, “but in the music industry, you’ve got to communicate with your fans through the newspapers and the radio, and this is exactly where people need to know about your work. There are messages to soothe and uplift broken-hearted souls in my songs.” After matriculating, Rathokolo wished to pursue his music studies at the University of Venda, but a lack of money impeded him. With much patience and hard work, he managed to raise some money and boarded a bus to Johannesburg. “In Johannesburg I enrolled to study music at Funda Centre.” His passion for music was seen in his zeal to make friends with like-minded individuals and companies. “Remember, I was in an art school,” he says. “But I had taken to visiting Morning Star recording studio after school hours, where I learnt a lot about recording music.” Rathokolo says that what he loves most is to sing while playing an acoustic guitar. “I was lucky enough to meet a gentleman from Cape Town, named Sydney, in 1988,” he tells. “He taught me how to play the acoustic guitar. I like the sound of an acoustic guitar because it is unique and natural.” In 2001, he heard that a church in Makhado needed members for a worship team, so he seized the opportunity and went for an audition. He was successful and the experience with the worship team helped him sharpen his musical skills and expand his knowledge. He recorded his first album in 2010, with the assistance of backing vocalists Winny Ramuthaga and Lufuno Muzila. Rathokolo can be contacted at 083 619 0336.

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14 1 February 2013 By Frank Mavhungu

Three points for Utd Artists A single goal by their veteran defender, Witness Mudolodi, from the penalty spot was good enough to give United Artists a full compliment of points at the expense of Themba Sunrise Riders. The SAB League match was played at the Lufule grounds on Sunday. The first 20 minutes of the game was a see-saw affair, with both sides creating some promising moves from the middle of the park. Although United Artists' players were out of touch at one stage, their diminutive Witness Mudologi scored the Artists’ all midfielder, Ronewa Gidi, remained important goal. a live wire. He was everywhere, collecting the balls from behind and giving support to the strikers when it mattered most. Sunrise Riders soon realised that it was not their day when Thulani Phone Frank Themeli missed a fortune in the 14th

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Benny’s Care Soccer Development Academy deposited full points into their league account FIRST TIME BUYERS! on Sunday. Newly built modern home. They beat the much-respected Mpheni Home 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms Defenders 1-0 in a Safa Vhembe SAB league match at the Tshiozwi grounds. Open plan kitchen. R700 000. 00 The visitors were strong at the far back and as a Call Lizet to view 083 442 0428 striking force, but they lacked cohesion in the middle of the park. The balls that threatened the defence of Benny’s were ballooned from behind. The home team enjoyed more ball possession, but their promising moves were turned into a nightmare by rock-solid defence of Defenders. The HENNIE: LIZET: GWEN: match turned out to be a balanced affair in the last The scorer of Benny´s Care, Rendani stanza. That was influenced mainly by the fact that 083 556 4501 082 926 9921 083 442 0428 Galedzane. Defenders were cooling the ball down in the middle of the park, thus giving their opponents no chance to do as they pleased as the case in the first half. Both side used all their substitution chances earlier in the first half. The goal that earned Benny's three vital points came in the 74th minute. Rendani Galedzane scored from a free kick and beat the keeper, Gift Ratombo. Mpho Matumba of Defenders was booked for the NOW FOR application of dirty tricks, while the centre back of FOR ONLY: p.m. Benny's, Brian Mashego, went into the referee’s

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Nobela All Stars to face Modimolle Aces There is huge interest in the Safa Second Division League match between Nobela All Stars and Modimolle Aces at the Lesley Manyathela Stadium in Musina tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon. Nobela must win the match in order to restore their pride. Unlike last season, when they finished the league programme within the top eight teams, Nobela’s performance is deteriorat-

ing over time this season. Still fresh from a 0-2 defeat at the hands of Winners Park at home, Rospa United are geared to make The Dolphins pay for their defeat. They will visit them at the Seshego Stadium tomorrow. The match will start at 13:00 and it will be followed by another Safa Second Division League match. Ray Pillars and Baobab Zero Fake will meet at 15:00 at the same venue.

The Tzaneen-based Zero Fake are still battling to find a winning combination after gaining promotion from the SAB league last season. Phungo All Stars will play in front of their home crowd and will host Giyani Hotspurs at the Makhado Eltivillas ground. Failure to collect the maximum points tomorrow will push Phungo All Stars deep into the relegation quagmire. All Stars will rely on their midfielders, Hulisani Mathugana and Dion Phiri, for the distribution of balls to their newly signed strikers. Masesetjane All Stars will entertain Magezi at the Mahwelereng Stadium in Mokopane. Although they are rookProject management, quality conformance, time management in construction is one ies in the Safa Second of the pre-requisite of tendering and tender awarding. Division, Masesetjane Masana is SAQA compliance and CETA accreditation clause 13 of regulation 112 of 8 of 1998. All Stars had already We provide project management on national certificate in construction contracting made an impact in the NQF level 2, supervision of civil engineering construction processes labour construchigher division. In the tion NQF level 4 and management NQF level 5 (EPWP). last two matches, Blue Other courses that we offer: Rocks and Lephalale • Basic first aid phase 1 & 2 Young Killers will fight • Basic Fire Fighting for league points at the • Occupational health and safety (OHS) • Computer Literacy Nkowankowa Stadium, • Machine Driver e.g. TLB, Grader, etc while Winners Park will • Welding or Boiler Maker host Baroka at the MahWe therefore invite contractors and individuals to register for this training course. welereng Stadium in For more information contact us at Louis Trichardt 015 516 5350 OR Mr Muladi at Mokopane on Sunday. 082 341 0364, Mashudu 076 227 0878.



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LEGALS notice to creditors in deceased estate All persons having claims against the undermentioned estate must lodge it with the Executor concerned within 30 days (or as indicated) from date of publication hereof. Estate number: 195/2013, Master’s Office: Thohoyandou, Surname: Nonyana, Christian Names: Norah

notice to creditors in deceased estate All persons having claims against the undermentioned estate must lodge it with the Executor concerned within 30 days (or as indicated) from date of publication hereof. Estate No: 177/2013, Masters Office: Thohoyandou, Surname: Radzilani, Christian Names: Nshengedzeni Piet, Date of Birth: 12 June 1945, Identity No: 4506125265084, Last Address: P.O. Box 43, Phiphidi 0994, Limpopo Province, Date of Death: 03 December 2012, Married in community of property, Christian names and surname of surviving spouse: Madzivhandila Munyadziwa Selina, Date of Birth: 20 February 1955, Identity No: 5502200224087.Advocate M.J. Mushasha, P.O. Box 1652, Thohoyandou, 0950, Tel: 015 962 5852, Cell: 083 290 8585 notice to creditors in deceased estate All persons having claims against the undermentioned estate must lodge it with the Executor concerned within 30 days (or as indicated) from date of publication hereof. Estate number: 168/2013, Master’s Office: Thohoyandou, Surname: Tshivhase, Christian Names: Ailwei Ronald, Date of Birth: 1940-04-04, Id number: 4004046185086, Last A d d r e s s : M a k w a re l a House No: 357, District Thohoyandou, Date of Death: 2008-08-04, Christian Names and Surname of Surviving Spouse: TshivhaseTshenuwani Gladys, Date of Birth: 1952-10-22, Identity No: 5210220113088, Name and Address of Executor or Authorised agent: Advocate Themeli, Old mutual Building, OfficeNo: G21 & G23, Thohoyandou Tel: 015 962 3001 executor’s notice to lodge claims against a deceased estate In the Estate of the late Mbangiseni Frederick Muvhango, Identity Number: 5706025205086 who was ordinarily resident at Makwarela Location, Thohoyandou, Limpopo Province and who died at Pretoria Heart Hospital on 09/12/2012, Estate Number: 2825/2012. All persons having claims against the above estate are hereby called upon to file their claims with the undersigned within 30 days from the date of publication hereof. Dated and Signed at Thohoyandou on this 07th day of January 2013. Foroma Attorneys, Office 9 & 10 Style Centre, 668 Mphephu Drive, Thohoyandou, P.O. Box 986, 0904,

Tel/Fax: 015 962 4590, REF: IF/tn/AEO108 notice that executor’s liquidation and distribution account is lying for inspection In the Estate of the late Mbangiseni Frederick Muvhango, Identity Number: 5706025205086 who was ordinarily resident at Makwarela Location, Thohoyandou, Limpopo Province and who died at Pretoria Heart Hospital on 09/12/2012, Estate Number: 2825/2012. The First and Final Liquidation and Distribution Account in the above estate will lie for inspection at the office of the Master of the High Court (Thohoyandou) and a copy thereof at the office of the Magistrate for the district of Thohoyandou for a period of 21 (twentyone) days from the date of publication hereof. Dated and Signed at Thohoyandou on this 07th day of January 2013. Foroma Attorneys, Office 9 & 10 Style Centre, 668 Mphephu Drive, Thohoyandou, P.O. Box 986, 0904, Tel/Fax: 015 962 4590, REF: IF/ tn/AEO108 notice to creditors in deceased estate In the Estate of the Late:Nemaranje Gabriel Randoni, Estate Number: 2022/2012, Identity number: 6708045594084, Last Address: Maungani Village, Date of Death: 2012-08-31. All persons having claims against the abovementioned are called upon to lodge their claims with the undersigned within Thirty (30) days as from date of this publication thereof hereof. MADALA PHILLIP ATTORNEYS, Office No. 84, Limdev Building, Thohoyandou, 0950. Ndivhadzo uya nga maitele a laisentse ya zwivhaswa uya nga muyayo wa zwivhaswa wa 1977,(Mulayo wa vhu 120 wa nwaha wa 1977) Ndivhadzo iyi I divhadza avho vha takalelaho kana u kwamea zwauri LUGISANI GLADESTONE NEMUKOMBAME Hafha o bulwa sa muapulayi ‘o rumela apulikhesheni ya u bindudza zwivhaswa,nomboro ya apulikhesheni ndi F/2013/01/23/002 Vhuponi hau u thoma MALONG A S F L AG T E K H A GONDO LA R252 PAFURI MASISI. Vhuleme ha hei khumbelo ndiu humbela u avhelwa laisentse yau rengisa zwivhaswa sa zwe zwa vhiswa zwone kha khumbelo.dzudzanyo dzau todou vhona khombelo iyo dzinga itwa na mulanguli wa laisentse dza zwivhaswa. Nga Lutingo kha (015) 287 4735, kana Nga fekisi kha(015) 2975045, Nga meili: Kgagodi.chuene@energy. Zwinwevho zwi hanedzanaho nau avhelwa ha laisentse iyo zwi nga rumelwaa kha mulanguli wa laisentsi dza zwivhaswa khau rumela linwalo vho kopa na nomboro thalusi husa thu fhela maduvha a fumi mbili ubva duvha

la iyi ndivhadzo.Vhanga rumela nga zwitevhalaho. Ngau toya: Offisi ya mulanguli wa laisentse ya zwivhaswa Muhashoni wa fulu fulu Tshitaratani tsha 101 Dorp Bulugwane 0700, Diresi ya poswo: Offisi ya mulanguli wa laisentse ya zwivhaswa, Muhashoni wa fulu fulu Phuraivathe bege X9712 Bulugwane 0700 notice IN TERMS OF SECTION 29 OF THE deceased estate Kindly be informed that the firs and final liquidation and distribution account in respect of the late MATSHIKIRI LIVHUWANI PETRICK, Ref no: 2511/2012 shall lie for inspection at Masters Offices at Limpopo High Court Building, Thohoyandou for a period of 21 days from the date of publication hereof. Dated at Thohoyandou on the 15th day of January 2013. MAUNGEDZO ATTORNEYS, Executrix Attorneys, Office no.21, Bindulavhathu Building, Thohoyandou CBD, P.O.Box 6771, Thohoyandou 0950, Tel: 015 962 4922, Fax: 015 962 4952, Ref: EST/ MATSHIKIRI L.P notice to creditors in deceased estate Kindly be informed that the firs and final liquidation and distribution account in respect of the late MATHONI NCHABENA ROBERT, Ref no: 1772/2012 shall lie

for inspection at Masters Offices at Limpopo High Court Building, Thohoyandou for a period of 21 days from the date of publication hereof. Dated at Thohoyandou on the 15th day of January 2013. MAUNGEDZO ATTORNEYS, Executrix Attorneys, Office no.21, Bindulavhathu Building, Thohoyandou CBD, P.O.Box 6771, Thohoyandou 0950, Tel: 015 962 4922, Fax: 015 962 4952, Ref: EST/ MATHNI N.R. Notice to debtors and creditors section 29 In the Estate of late Nthatheni Oriel Nelunguda (Id No:6406245972081) who was married in community of property to Nnditsheni Juliah Nelunguda (I.D. no: 7208091036089), who died on the 22nd December 2012, Master’s Reference Number: 197/2013. Creditors and Debtors are hereby called upon to submit their claims and to pay their debts within 30 days as from date of this advertisement. Dated at Mutale on this the 28th day of January 2013. Nefale M.I. Attorneys, Executrix Attorneys, Office No: 01 & 02 Nefale Complex, Tshilamba-Opposite Mutale Post Office, P.O. Box 35, Mutale, 0956, REF: NEFALE ISRAEL Environmental Impact Assessment process Ref No: No: 12/1/9/1-V49 Notice is given in terms of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998

(Act No.107 of 1998), as amended and the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulation, 2010 of the intent to carrying the following Activity: The proposed upgrading of Road D3727,D879 and D1356 (from Gravel to Bituminous seal) from Bokisi to Mashamba to Tshitale to Morebeng in the jurisdiction of Makhado Local Municipality of Vhembe District: Limpopo province Location of the Activity. Project is located within Vhembe district Municipality of the Limpopo province; it is approximately 15 km from Elim town on road D 3727. Description of the Activity: The project entails the construction of a 6x 20 m span bridge at km 0.3 over klein letaba River, a 6 x3m bridge at Km 11.2 over Nwanndi river, Upgrading of existing bridges at km 27.1 and km 31,3 over Polo River km 33.4 over Litshovhu River. The project falls within the Jurisdiction of Vhembe District Municipalities. The proposed activity is listed in Government Notice R544 of 2010, as activity number 10(iii); therefore proposed project will be subjected to a Basic Assessment report process in terms of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulation of 2010.Name of Applicant: The department of Road agency Limpopo (RAL) is applying for the EIA authorization for proposed upgrading road. Therefore Vutivi Consultant cc has

been appointed as an independent consultant to undertake the EIA process. In order to ensure that you are identified and registered as an Interest and Affected Party, please submit your name, contact details and the reason for your interest, to Vutivi Environmental Consultant within 40 calendar days of this advertisement. Submit your information to Vutivi-Environmental Consultant Contact Person. Mulaudzi Mutali, Cell no: 083 723 1070 / 072 956 8264, Fax no: 0866274633, E-mail: vutivi@vodamail.

notice to creditors in deceased estate All persons having claims against the undermentioned estate must lodge it with the Executor concerned within 30 days (or as indicated) from date of publication hereof. Estate number: 1744/2012, Master’s Office:Thohoyandou, Surname:Masidwali, Christian Names: Thivhulawi James, Date of Birth: 1945-03-24, Id number: 4 5 0 3 2 4 5 11 0 0 8 4 , L a s t A d d r e s s : I t s a n i Vi l lage, District Thohoyandou, Date of Death: 2012-08-01,Christian Names and Surname of Surviving Spouse: Masidwali Tshinakaho, Date of Birth: 1955-12-15, Identity No: 5512150245081, Name and Address of Executor or Authorised agent: Vhutshilo Nange Attorneys,Tel No: 015 962 3001


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Duties: The candidate will be responsible for planning and scheduling members into shifts; assigning security staff to shift and sections; conducting day to day operations of the officers under supervision and supervise security Officers; managing contract security officers; managing security control room; conducting security audit on a monthly basis and management of resources i.e. motor vehicles and security equipment.

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Duties: The candidate will be responsible for conducting access control; patrolling the University facilities and students residences, controlling and issuing of keys to staff and students; managing the control room and monitoring CCTV; keeping security records; report writing and protecting assets. Requirements (B42 and C276): Candidate must be in possession of Grade 10 certificate; relevant experience in the field of Security and a valid driver's licence. For full details and how to apply: Visit Closing date: 15 February 2013. Written Applications: The Director HR, University of Venda, Private Bag, X5050, Thohoyandou, 0950 or e-mail: An equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of Employment Equity. Applicants not corresponded with within 2 months of the closing date, to please consider their application as unsuccessful. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

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MAKHADO MUNICIPALITY Tel: (015) 519 3000 Fax: (015) 516 1195 Private Bag X2596 Makhado 0920

TENDER NO. 3 OF 2013 SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF WATER RELATED PLUMBING MATERIALS FOR PERIOD OF TWO YEARS Suitable service providers are invited to tender for the supply and delivery of water related plumbing materials for a period of two years. Bidders are requested to bid as per specification attached to the bid documents that will be obtainable from 5 February 2013 at the Procurement Office No. B043 upon payment of a non-refundable amount of R200,00. Completed bid documents signed by a duly authorised person, sealed in an envelope clearly marked “Tender No. 3 of 2013: Supply and Delivery of Water Related Plumbing Materials for a Period of Two Years” must reach the undersigned by depositing it into the tender box at the foyer of the main entrance to the Civic Centre by not later than 12:00 on Friday, 22 February 2013 when all tenders received will be opened in public in the Executive Committee Chamber, First Floor, Civic Centre, No. 83 Krogh Street, Makhado.

MAKHADO MUNICIPALITY Tel: (015) 519 3000 Fax: (015) 516 1195 Private Bag X2596 Makhado 0920

NOTICE PROPOSED SALE OF A PORTION OF PARK ERF 1982, DZANANI TOWNSHIP AND SIMULTANEOUS WITHDRAWAL OF THE SALE OF ERF 1990, DZANANI TOWNSHIP Notice is hereby given in accordance with the provisions of section 79(18) of the Local Government Ordinance, 1939 (Ordinance 17 of 1939) as amended reads together with section 21(4) of the Local Government Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000) that the Makhado Local Municipality is of the intention to alienate a portion of park erf 1982, Dzanani Township and simultaneous withdrawal of the sale of erf 1990, Dzanani Township. The above erf is zoned municipal park according to Makhado Land Use Scheme, 2009. Any person who wishes to object to the exercise is called upon to lodge his/her objection in writing to the Municipal Manager at Private Bag X2596 Makhado 0920 or fax to Number 015 516 1194 to reach his office by no later than 19 February 2013. Any person who cannot write may come to the Director Development Planning at office Number C001,first floor, Civic Center,83 Krogh Street, Makhado during office hours from 7H00 to 13H00 and 14H00 to 16H00 on or before the 19 February 2013 where objections/comments or representations will be transcribed. Civic Centre 83 Krogh Street Makhado Notice No: 11/2013 File No: 7/4/1/4

MAKHADO MUNICIPALITY Tel: (015) 519 3000 Fax: (015) 516 1195 Private Bag X2596 Makhado 0920

The Municipality is not bound to accept the lowest or any bid and reserves the right to accept any part of a bid. Bids must remain valid for a period of ninety (90) days after closing date of submission thereof. Submitted tenders will be evaluated on 90/10 score points. Bids which are late, incomplete, unsigned or submitted in pencil or by telegraph or facsimile or electronically by e-mail, or not having the following documents attached for evaluation or not complying with the tender specifications, will not be evaluated and will be disqualified: • Original valid Tax Clearance Certificate • A certified copy of Company Registration Certificate • Certified copy/copies of company owner(s) ID Book(s). • BBBEE Certificate (For Preferential Points) All technical enquiries can be directed to the Director Technical Services, T E Ralulimi or Mr A D Mukosi at (015) 519 3000, while procurement enquiries should be directed to Mr N A Mathivha or Mr R.L Moswathupa at (015) 519 3044/3171. Civic Centre 83 Krogh Street Makhado Notice No: 8/2013 File No: 8/3/2/1119


Capricorn College for FET ISO 9001:2008 Certificated

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16 Market Street, 0699 POLOKWANE, Private Bag X9674, 0700 POLOKWANE Tel: 015 291 3118/5 • Fax: 015 291 2767


ALL INTERESTED SERvICE PROvIDERS ARE HEREBy INvITED TO SUBMIT wRITTEN QUOTATIONS AND DELIvER THEM TO MAKHADO MUNICIPALITy’S TENDER BOX. QUOTATION NO. DESCRIPTION CLOSING DATE MAK0000170/2012-2013 Request for Quotation for the Carpet tile berbar point 08 February 2013 at 12H00 G20 MAK0000171/2012-2013 Request for Quotation for the Supply and Delivery of 08 February 2013 at 12H00 Materials MAK0000172/2012-2013 Request of quotation for the Car port steel structure at 08 February 2013 at 12H00 Dzanani traffic testing ground N.B Compulsory Briefing Session will be held on Tuesday; 05 February 2013 at 10H00, Dzanani HaRamavhoya traffic testing ground MAK0000173/2012-2013 Request for Quotation for the Paving cycle test ground 08 February 2013 at 12H00 at Dzanani Traffic N.B Compulsory Briefing Session will be held on Tuesday; 05 February 2013 at 10H20, Dzanani HaRamavhoya traffic testing ground Please Note: 1. Specifications of the quotations and MBD 6.1 and MBD 4 can be downloaded from the municipal website or a hard copy can be obtained from Supply Chain Management office B043, Civic Centre, No.83 Krogh Street, Makhado Municipality. 2. For more information, enquiries must be directed to Ms TP Ntsieni or Mr M Ramabulana at 015 519 3179/3129 during office hours. Civic Centre 83 Krogh Street Makhado Notice No: 10/2013 IP MUTSHINyALI File No: 8/3/2/1 MUNICIPAL MANAGER

BID NO: CCFET/2013/01


Bidders are hereby invited from suitability qualified and experienced organizations to provide external audit services to the Capricorn College for FET for a three-year period starting January 2013 for the financial years ending 31 December 2012, 2013 and 2014. SCOPE OF WORK: The activities of the auditors shall be carried out in accordance with Generally Audit Standards and the Public Audit Act, 2004 (Act No. 25 of 2004) it will include the audit of the following: • The statutory audit of the College’s Annual Financial Statements • The college consists of Head Office and Three Campuses • Audit of EMIS data PROPOSAL: To include the following minimum information: • Expertise and experience: Relevant experience in external audit of and previous involvement in the Higher Education or FET Colleges must be indicated. • Audit approach and methodology: Bidders should propose a comprehensive approach and methodology that will be used during the execution of the audits. • Capacity and continuity: Ability to perform tasks on time and ensure continuity of staff on audits. The bidder shall include the curriculum vitas of key staff who will lead the audit. • Track record: the bidder shall provide a list of entities for which similar services have been provided over the past three years and details of references that can be contacted. • Black Economic Empowerment: Bidders must detail the extent to which their business ensures broader and meaningful participation by black people in order to achieve sustainable development and prosperity. Bid documents are obtainable from Central Office at 16 Market Street, Polokwane at a non-refundable deposit of R1 000.00 per copy. Only cash and EFT deposits at ABSA Bank, account no: 1150620372 will be accepted for payment. Bids will-close on 08 February 2013 at 12:00. Bids that are late, incomplete, unsigned, submitted by facsimile or electronically will not be accepted. Bids can, however, be delivered by courier service and deposited into the Bid box by the courier representative. Enquiries for clarification can be directed to the CFO, Mr. A van Gefffen at 015 291 3115/3118. POLOKWANE CAMPUS Die Meer Street POLOKWANE, 0699 Tel: 015 287 0400 Fax: 015 287 0439

SENWABARWANA CAMPUS Senwabarwana Main Street SENWABARWANA, 0790 Tel: 015 505 3172 Fax: 015 505 3174

SESHEGO CAMPUS 1919 Freedom Drive SESHEGO, 0742 Tel: 015 223 0006 Fax: 015 223 5187


Tel: (015) 519 3000 Fax: (015) 516 1195 Private Bag X2596 Makhado 0920

TENDER NO. 2 OF 2013 SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF TOILET PAPER FOR A PERIOD OF TWO (2) YEARS Suitable service providers are invited to tender for the supply and delivery of toilet paper for a period of two (2) years to Makhado Local Municipality. Bidders are requested to bid as per specification attached to the bid documents that will be obtainable from 5 February 2013 at the Procurement Office No. B043 upon payment of a non-refundable amount of R200,00. A compulsory briefing session will be held on Friday, 8 February 2013 at 10:00 at Council Chamber, Ground Floor, Civic Centre, No. 83 Krogh Street, Makhado. Completed bid documents signed by a duly authorised person, sealed in an envelope clearly marked “Tender No. 2 of 2013: Supply and Delivery of Toilet Paper for a period of two (2) years” must reach the undersigned by depositing it into the tender box at the foyer of the main entrance to the Civic Centre by not later than 12:00 on Friday, 22 February 2013 when all tenders received will be opened in public in the Executive Committee Chamber, First Floor, Civic Centre, No. 83 Krogh Street, Makhado. The Municipality is not bound to accept the lowest or any bid and reserves the right to accept any part of a bid. Bids must remain valid for a period of ninety (90) days after closing date of submission thereof. Submitted tenders will be evaluated on 90/10 score points. Bids which are late, incomplete, unsigned or submitted in pencil or by telegraph or facsimile or electronically by e-mail, or not having the following documents attached for evaluation or not complying with the tender specifications, will not be evaluated and will be disqualified: • Original valid Tax Clearance Certificate • A certified copy of Company Registration Certificate • Certified copy/copies of company owner(s) ID Book(s). • BBBEE Certificate (For Preferential Points) All technical enquiries can be directed to the Director Corporate Support and Shared Services, Ms. T S Ndou or Ms. T E Shiringani at (015) 519 3000, while procurement enquiries should be directed to Mr. N A Mathivha at (015) 519 3044 or Mr R L Moswathupa at (015) 519 3171. Civic Centre 83 Krogh Street Makhado Notice No: 7/2013 File No: 8/3/2/1118



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Makhado Municipality supports youth

Shooting Stars to face Hungry Vultures

Mukumbani Shooting Stars are Brothers, Ralies Stars vs Gondeni Mukula Fast XI, Malavuwe Great set to shine brightly when they Liverpool, Mulindavhathu Ocean Movers vs Tshitanini, Mukula Jameet Tshivhungululu Hungry Swallows vs Matchimbaapfene, maican Stars vs Tshififi Tshedza, Vultures in their Thulamela Tshivhilwi Liverpool vs Mubvu- Tshilonwe Young Bombers vs LFA League match at the Mu- moni XI Arrows, Mukula Young Makhuvha Fire Boys, Mukoma kumbani grounds tomorrow. Rovers vs Mukula Equator, Lu- Young Stars vs Maumela Hot Vhufuli Pull Together will kalo Hot Boys vs Tshikambe, Di- Boys, Banyini Flying Swallows travel to the Mutuwa grounds, mani Young Masters vs Tsham- vs Vhudimbilu Road Block and where they will play against Mu- utshedzi, Tshaulu Ghetto Boys Tshaulu Sports Academy vs tuwa Brazilians. Tshilulu Mighty vs Vhadzanani, Begwa United vs Malamangwa Shining Winters. Mangoes and Mahunguwi United City meet at the Tshilulu Makonde grounds, while Vhutalu INVITATION TO TENDER Mountain Rangers will Tenders for the winter program from April 2013 to September 2013 are undertake a journey to hereby invited for the following operations on The Molozi Trust’s Horticulture Mianzwi village to honand Forestry section in the Soutpansberg. Tender document purchased for our their fixture against R20 will be available at the offices of Sheldon and Prinsloo in 25 Erasmus Tswingoni Peace MakStreet, Louis Trichardt, from Monday, 4 February 2013, to Wednesday ers. The other Thulfa 6th February 2013 until 14:00hrs. weekend fixtures are: Ma­tangari Rising Stars For any inquiries please call the Forestry manager, Juan-Ray Greyling, at vs Muhuyu XI Expe­ 082 901 2899, or the Horticulture Manager, Dries Alberts, at 084 402 5889. rience, Maraxwe HapHorticultural Tender Descriptions py Boys vs Matangari Orchard General Young Vultures, Tshiombo Try Again vs Orchard Maintenance Tshiombo XI SecuriTW2013/01 - Treeline slashing and spraying of Takala West area tas, Makwarani FreTW2013/02 - Treeline slashing and spraying of Takala East area limo Boys vs Matangari TW2013/03 - Treeline slashing and spraying of Grassmoor area United, Khubvi Peace TW2013/04 - Desuckering & staking of young trees Makers vs MT Mambas, TW2013/05 - Fertilizer distribution Luvhimbi Wanderers TW2013/06 - Foliar fertilizer application vs Luvhimbi Western, TW2013/07 - Irrigation & fertigation system maintenance & assistant During the handing over of the bicycles on Monday, the Makhado Municipality´s mayor, Sambandou Seven TW2013/08 - Irrigation maintenance and manual control Cllr David Mutavhatsindi, put one of the bicycles to the test. From left to right are Cllr Percy Hunters vs Makonde TW2013/09 - Tree training of young orchards Mashimbyi (portfolio head of community services), one of the beneficiaries of the project, Young Tigers, TshiTW2013/10 - Skirting of macadamias Mr Manyama Ally, Mayor Mutavhatsindi and Cllr Dzawele Ratshikuni (portfolio head of lapfene Arsenal SportTW2013/11 - Pruning of macadamias youth, women and disabilities). ing vs Vondwe United TW2013/12 - Pruning of Avocados (staghorn) TW2013/13 - Frost protection: Kaolin spraying and stem painting. Agriculture TW2013/14 - Young tree buck protection TW2013/15 - Integrated Pest Monitoring TW2013/16 - Harvesting Macadamias TW2013/17 - Harvesting Avocados TW2013/18 Dehusking of Macadamias New occurrences of the invasive fruit fly the department indicated that the areas Mirror that the area between Mhinga TW2013/19 - Alien weed eradication on Takala East, West and Grassmoor Bactrocera invadens have been detected still under eradication were Beit Bridge, village to the Makonde village is still Mechanical Operations in the Vhembe region. Komatipoort, Levubu, Makhado (Louis under quarantine. “Quarantine will be a TW2013/20 - Tractor Assistants This was announced by the Department Trichardt), Tshipise and Witvlag. minimum period of 12 weeks after the TW2013/21 - Treelane mowing of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in Vice-chairman of the Soutpansberg Dis- last fruit fly specimen was detected in the TW2013/22 - Mechanical spreading of Lime or Gypsum on orchards December last year and follows on the trict Agricultural Union Mr Fritz Ahrens quarantine area. Specimens of Bactrocera TW2013/23 - Chemical Spraying heels of several other detections in Lim- last week indicated that the quarantine invadens are still detected weekly in this popo and Mpumalanga earlier that year. for the area Makhado (Louis Trichardt) to area,” said the directorate’s Mashudu TW2013/24 - Discing firebreaks As the fly causes severe damage to Levubu was lifted in mid-December. Silimela. Firebreak Preperation host plants, including mangoes, citrus, “As part of the quarantine, a ban was Silimela stated that no fruit will be alTW2013/25 - Slashing of firebreaks guavas, papayas, bananas, bell peppers, put on the import and export of all fruit in lowed to be moved outside the quarantine TW2013/26 - Hoeing of tracers pumpkins and tomatoes, a quarantine area and out of the area, without the necessary area without a permit. “However fruit TW2013/27 - Burning of firebreaks has been called near the Kruger National documentation that your fruit and farm are is allowed to be moved into the area. TW2013/28 - Burning of stumps and some areas Park, spanning east to west from Mhinga clean,” Ahrens said. Fruit can be allowed out of the area if Development Operations village to Makonde village, and north to According to Ahrens, he is not aware a producer complies with certain phyTTW2013/29 - Chipper operation south between the Soutpansberg mountain of any losses suffered by farmers in the tosanitary conditions and has applied for TW2013/30 - Spreading of mulch or compost range and the Levubu river. union’s area. “This fruit fly is no more a permit at DAFF. These conditions entails General Operations In most of the areas where the invasive destructive than our own indigenous compulsory orchard or field sanitation TW2013/31 - Fence repairing fly was detected earlier last year, the pest species and is easily kept under control on a weekly basis, bait sprays (ground, TW2013/32 - Stand by tractor driver has been successfully eradicated, with a through the use of pesticides. It is, how- aerial), a male-annihilation programme, TW2013/33 - Rubbish removal few areas currently still under eradication. ever, commendable that government still and weekly inspections of fruit, which TW2013/34 - Sunset caretaker & cleaner According to a press release by the depart- tries to eradicate and limit the spread of includes fruit cutting,” Silimela said. He TW2013/35 - Fulltime security guard ment, the areas which were successfully this invasive fruit fly through legislation,” added that although the quarantine for the TW2013/36 - Office cleaner eradicated are Baltimore, Burgershall, Ahrens said. area between Louis Trichardt en Levubu TW2013/37 - Clean-up and Maintenance Team Deerpark, Groblersbrug, Hoedspruit, Upon enquiry, the Department of Agri- had been lifted, the quarantine is still ac Limburg, Musina, Pontdrif, Weipe and culture, Forestry and Fisheries’ directorate tive in the Witvlag area. TENDER NO TENDER NAME Tzaneen. By the beginning of December, of Plant Health confirmed to the Limpopo MF 2013/01 Fire Tower Lookout operator MF 2013/02 Tractor Driver Assistant MF 2013/03 Fire Break Preparation MF 2013/04 Pruning operation MF 2013/05 Indigenous Forest Alien Weed Eradication MF 2013/06 Slash & Herbicide, Maintenance of young pines MF 2013/07 Slash & Herbicide of Mature gums FURNISHERS MEUBILEERDERS MF 2013/08 Slash & Herbicide & Maintenance of young Pine trees (Follow up) MF 2013/09 Slashing & herbicide of compartments & plantation road edges “The legendary cultural hub in MF 2013/10 Poisoning of Gum Stumps the Southern Hemisphere and MF 2013/11 Blanking Cruises Position: Branch manager with District Municipality a catalyst for Agro and Tourism MF 2013/12 Riparian Area Alien Weed Eradication and Delineation Development” retail experience of Riparian areas. Payment Procedure MF 2013/13 Cleaning of water tanks Requirements: MF 2013/14 Scrape of Molozi dam The Office of the Municipal Manager of Vhembe District Municipality • Min 5 years work experience MF 2013/15 Rogue gums is hereby informing all stakeholders of the new payment intervals implemented by the Municipality, with effect from 2 February 2013. MF 2013/16 Transport of excess timber • Qualfication - Min grade 12 or higher The Municipality will process payments on the 15th and 29th of every MF 2013/17 Brick layering of Molozi enterance road • General Management skills in month. Stakeholders are requested to submit their invoices before the MF 2013/18 Build road and Pipe Crossing Compartment 302 10th of every month, and invoices received after the 10th will be paid retail operations MF 2013/19 Repair Roads on Mornhill on the 29th. • Strong verbal and written skills MF 2013/20 Spring-cleaning and Repair of Buildings on Molozi Trust Property For more information, please contact the Acting Chief Financial MF 2013/21 New silt traps and tanks Freya Officer, Mr M Thokoane at (015) 960-2000. Please fax CV to Sementha: MF 2013/22 Fencing of current silt traps Mr MT Makumule - Municipal Manager MF 2013/23 Freya pipeline slash & herbicide, hoe, clean & repair 086 572 1314 The Makhado Municipality, with the help of the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), has started a development programme for the region’s youths. This project has identified different youths from all the wards within the Makhado Municipality to uplift them by teaching them business skills. The municipality’s youth council organised the donation, and with the help of the NYDA, they were able to set the new entrepreneurs on their way.

NYDA donated bicycles, specially equipped with baskets, filled to the brim with cleaning products that the new businessmen and –women can sell to generate an income. Each equipped bicycle is worth R7 000. The sturdy baskets of the bicycle will make it easier for the youths to sell their products in their own villages. Unemployed youths, often from a disadvantaged background, were selected to benefit from the programme. Speaking at the handing-over

ceremony on Monday, the mayor of Makhado Municipality, Cllr David Mutavhatsindi, encouraged the youths to make a success of their business. “We will be checking up on you in a year’s time to see if you are still on track,” he said. “You must go and work hard for the pride of Makhado Municipality.” Mutavhatsindi also encouraged the public to support the youths. They will be easily identified with their marked NYDA bicycles, each with its own bell.


Invasive fruit fly still a problem in Vhembe district

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Mmilige Secondary School awards its top achievers Pupils were awarded prizes and certificates for outstanding performances at an event held on Friday at Mmilige Secondary School in Midoroni village. Five pupils, from all five grades, were recognised for performing well during the 2012 academic year. The top achiever in Grade12, Takalani Lephaswa, was awarded a laptop computer, a trophy and a certificate. His excited mother, Ms Mabel Lephaswa, accepted the prize on his behalf. Takalani is off to the University of Witwatersrand, where he intends to study mining engineering. “All I can say is that I was able to achieve good results in Grade12 because I had teachers who encouraged me,” Takalani told Limpopo Mirror in a telephone interview from Johannesburg. “I also advise all current Grade12 pupils to start working hard now when there is still enough time.” Musiwa Sikwau, Tumelo Majoko, Dikeledi Munukhu and Moloko Makhitha each received a certificate of excellence and a trophy. The guest speaker and donor, Mr Tshinetisa Siebani, used a personal journey-to-success diagram and photo album to demonstrate the road to success and motivate pupils to work hard. “I encourage all learners here to stay focused and study their books,” he said. “Another thing to remember is to register at universities on time in order to avoid being turned down.” Siebani promised to award all Grade12 pupils for every subject passed with a distinction at the end of the year. He said that the pupils would

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Ramaxwaila destroys Phungo All Stars

Lucky Mkhari of Basel chases the loose ball after winning it from the falling Hulisani Mathugana. Fixtures

Another tricky hurdle for Vembe FET After collecting three points against Maranzhe Hungry Lions, whom they beat 3-2 at the Makwarela Stadium on Sunday, Vhembe FET College will play a SAB League match at the same venue this weekend. They will host the stubborn Makovha All Stars in what promises to be a thriller. Vhembe will be fighting it in the absence of their demon midfielder, Rudolph Sithole. He was given his marching orders in their match against Maranzhe Hungry Lions last weekend. United Artists and Table New Comers will lock horns in their Lufule derby at the Lufule grounds. The other SAB League weekend matches are: Sambandou United Professional vs Lukau, Muledzhi Fire Boys vs Mulodi Freedom Birds, Tshandama Try Together vs Manganya Living Commodores, Folovhodwe Stone Breakers vs Mabvete Peace Makers, Tshilamusi Super Eagles vs Tshiungani Young Chiefs, Joe’s Express vs Musina Family United, Nzhelele Young All Nations vs Seven United Brothers, Mauluma Black Mambas vs Tshikuwi Soccer Development, Tshifhire Northern Brothers vs Tshikuwi Stone Breakers, Tshivhilidulu Hungry Lions vs Matanda Golden Arrows, Basani Arrow Chiefs vs Mashamba Soccer Academy, Sundani City Rovers vs Kuruleni Happy Fighters, Wayeni Sea Robbers vs Lambani Giant Killers, Muziafera Blue Eagles vs Malonga Killer Boys, Tshikhwani Stone Breakers vs Zamekomste United Brothers, Tshiozwi Dynamos vs Mpheni Home Defenders, Rudolph Sithole of Vhembe FET will watch Western Stars vs Zoutpansberg Powerlines, Dutthe game from the grandstand. He saw red in huni United Brothers vs Tshakhuma RO United their match against Maranzhe Hungry Lions and Tshifulanani Crystal Palace vs Shayandima Silver Stars. last weekend By Kaizer Nengovhela

Matodzi’s hat-trick sinks Tsiozwi Dynamos Madombidzha Arsenal fought Nyathi Muvhango reduced his hat-trick and scored the third hard to earn a 3-1 victory over the margin when he finished goal of his team. He received Tshiozwi Dynamos in their Safa off a square pass from Zane a square pass from Rendani Vhembe SAB match at the Tsh- Mulaudzi. Sithodo and blasted in a ground iozwi grounds on Saturday. Ritshidze Matodzi completed cutter from close range. Dynamos missed countless scoring opportunities in the opening minutes. In the first instance, Mpho Mavhandu unleashed prematurely instead of moving a few steps towards the keeper. The first player who was booked for rough tackling was Muhangwi Mukosi of Dynamos. He tackled Dakalo Nwanamidwa No goal was scored in the first half. Arsenal found the net in the 56th minute via Ritshidze Matodzi, after he beat the offside trap. Matodzi also found the net after a rebound in the 65th Zane Mulaudzi of Dynamos shields the ball, while Tshepo Ranku attacks minute. from behind.

Gift Ramaxwaila was a marvel axwaila received a beautiful pass Gift Ramaxwaila was on target to watch when his team, Basel from Shonisani Rambebu and again in the 40th minute. FC, beat Phungo All Stars 2-0 beat one defender before unleashHe gave the ball the final touch, in their Safa Second Division ing a powerful shot that looked following a scramble within the League match at the Makware- too hot for the Stars’ keeper, Job box. Realizing that Ramaxwaila la Stadium on Saturday. Miya, to handle. was fast becoming harmless, Ramaxwaila scored a brace All Stars were the first to ef- the coach of Basel, Mr Justice to give his side a well-deserved fect a change to their starting 11. Mtileni, replaced him with Vevictory. They sacrificed Thulani Xaba for lile Mdaka. Mdaka played for Basel frustrated their oppo- Teddy Mauvhelwana towards the only 12 minutes before he was nents by tackling them hard in the end of the first half. replaced with Louis Chauke. opening minutes. The referee, Mr Basel responded by replacing Hulisani Mathugana of All Olani Kwinda, did not just stand Shonisani Rambebu with Lucky Stars was cautioned with a card by when Basel broke the rules. Mkhari. in the dying minutes. He flashed two yellow cards, in the 14th and 19th minute respectively. Kgomotso Kgasogo was the first player to go into the referee’s book. He tackled Dion Phiri from behind and Kwinda was quick to produce yellow. The situation was normalised after Kwinda flashed another yellow card to Khaukanani Malwela for a dangerous tackle on Thulani Xaba. The Basel fans waited 25 minutes to see their The coach of Basel, Mr Justice Mtileni, congratulates his team’s two-goal team’s first goal. Ram- hero, Gift Ramaxwaila, after the game. Limpopo The Fresh One



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Visit us on the net at By Frank Mavhungu

Tough victory for Vhembe FET Vhembe FET College deposited three valuable points into their league account, following their 3-2 victory over Maranzhe Hungry Lions in their SAB League match at the Makwarela Stadium on Sunday afternoon. As if they were going to bury their opponents alive, Hungry Lions scored their first goal in the second minute of the game. Their overlapping defender, Mgababa Ndou, finished off a rebound after Rudzani Rambuda’s volley hit the woodwork and bounced back to play. It took the students 15 minutes to retaliate. Pfano Rambani capitalised on a clearing error by Pfarelo Nemaranzhe to score FET’s first goal. Hungry Lions lost their original fighting spirit Khathutshelo Tshidade of FET jumps over Mulalo Sihwili of Hungry soon after the students’ equaliser. They were seLions. verely punished for that. Moses Razwimisani beat the offside-trap and beat the keeper with a ground cutter to bring the half-time score to 2-1. Hungry Lions approached the second half aggressively. Their fast forward, Mashudu Mathivha, Tel: (015) 516 5175/6/7 Fax: (015) 516 1012 was brought down within the penalty box and the referee, Joseph Mammba, awarded the visitors a penalty. Mulalo Siwhili made no mistake from the 2011 Toyota Hilux 2.0 VVTi A/C white spot. 2008 Toyota Hilux 2.0 VVTi SRX A/C P/S Rudolph Sithole of Vhembe was reprimanded CD 80 211km Canopy with a card, following a late tackle on Pfarelo Nema61 015km ranzhe. Vhembe FET replaced Moses Razwimisani with Tshifhiwa Mulaudzi in the 67th minute in a bid to strengthen their midfield. Rudolph Sithole forced his way through the defence of Hungry Lions and dished the ball to Gudani Makhada, who tapped the ball easily into the empty net. The students were later reduced 10 men after Sithole was given his marching orders for a second bookable offence. A heated argument between the match officials and the coach of Hungry Lions, Mr Cedrick Mashapha, gave rise to 2011 Toyota Hilux 2.0 VVTi 2005 Toyota Hilux 4.0 4x4 a dramatic incident. Mashapha was ordered to leave D/Cab P/S CD Canopy the pitch after exchanging some bitter words with 63 838km 130 412km the assistant referee.

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Rudolph Sithole of Vhembe FET controls the ball, while Mulalo Sihwili of Hungry Lions tackles him from the side.

Limpopo Mirror 1 February 2013  

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