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The dusty village of Ha-Vhangani was rocked by a tragic said. Mawela added that the family would love to see the law incident last week when a 19-year-old man allegedly taking its course. strangled and killed his 17-year-old girlfriend. Aluwani “We want to see a severe punishment. The accused has Mawela was allegedly strangled and killed by her boyto pay for what he has done. He must rot in jail where he friend, Tsireledzo Mushaphi, by all acounts for trying to belongs,” he emphasized. answer his cell phone. Mushaphi appeared briefly before the Vuwani Magistrate’s According to the police report, the couple were standing Court last Wednesday and the case was postponed to 18 together in the street when Mushaphi’s cell phone started November. ringing. It all went wrong when Aluwani allegedly tried to Aluwani was laid to rest at a local answer it. Mushaphi then grabbed Aluwani by the throat. She cemetery in the village last Saturday. fell down and fainted. The police added that although the ambulance was called in to assist, Aluwani died while being attended to by paramedics. The accused then supposedly ran away, but the police managed to arrest him the following day. Family members of the deceased told our reporter during his visit to the bereaved family that the incident came as a shock and that they were severely traumatized. A family member, Ms Phillies Muravha, said that residents called them and told them that Aluwani had collapsed in the street. “We rushed there and found her lying on the ground. We were told she had fainted. She was very weak and we decided to take her to the house. The ambulance had also arrived and the paramedics told us she had passed away. It was very bad news to our ears,” she sobbed. She added that everything suddenlychanged the moment paramedics declared her dead. The spokesperson for the Vuwani police, W/O Elijah Malatjie, confirmed the incident. He said the police had opened a case of murder, following the incident. “We managed to arrest the suspect and have charged him with murder. Our investigations are still continuing,” said Malatjie. Aluwani was a Grade 11 pupil at Mudinane Secondary School. The deceased’s uncle, Mr David Mawela, said that the family members were still shocked and very disturbed about Aluwani’s death. “She was still young and the Tsireledzo Mushaphi (19) is escorted from court by W/O George family was still expecting a lot from her. The Nesengani during his appearance last Wednesday. whole family was saddened by her death,” he
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Residents of Ramaru celebrate culture
One mobile clinic served about 160 farms and five villages with a combined population of approximately 16 000 people in Vhembe. The challenging situation could soon change for the better, and the far-flung communities could have easy access to medical care. This comes after a donation of a mobile clinic was made to the Vhembe district Department of Health. Save the Children UK, a nongovernmental organisation operating in South Arica, donated a new Toyota Quantum, fitted with state-of-the-art equipment, to Vhembe. The official handing-over ceremony was done by Save the Children’s David Hopewood.
To emphasize the importance nity was forcefully removed initiation school, called Domba. of their culture, residents from from the area during the time Today, young women are dancRamaru village outside Elim of Apartheid. This created a lot ing with their upper bodies presented a cultural weekend of damage to the cultural tradi- uncovered, without shirts, and tions, as these were no longer they are not ashamed that men a fortnight ago. The event kicked off on Sat- practiced. He added that vil- are looking at them. This shows urday morning when villagers lagers were now learning about that our culture is still being and dignitaries gathered at cultural conduct, something that appreciated by our people in the Tshiendulu cemetery, a was only possible during such the village,” said chief Ramaru. According to the chief, this burial ground for royal families. events. “This event is a remembrance event is going to be an annual According to Chief Maanda Alpheus Ramaru, the early of our heritage and we are plan- event to remember what their event was partly to thank the ning to reinstate the women ancestors had taught them. ancestors and also to celebrate their own culture. Among the dignitaries was the president of the Forum of Limpopo Churches, Archbishop Thatheni Muthware. He said that as a religious person, he would like to advise the Ramaru people to be united at all times, so that they can be successful in all things they want to do. He added that churches around the village should form forums which would not work against the cultural traditions in the village. “People must know where they come from. Culture must be there, because it does not separate us from God. Churches must be united, so that our government can hear us as one voice,” he said. Chief Maanda Alpheus Ramaru (third from left) and the president of According to Chief the Forum of Limpopo Churches, Archbishop Thatheni Mutshware, Ramaru, the commu- along with members of the Ramaru royal family.
The keys of the new vehicle were handed to Cllr Faith Chauke, a member of the management team in Vhembe. It was witnessed by senior officials from the Department of Health. Hopewood said his organisation had always been involved in fighting for children’s rights. According to him, they were touched when they heard that there was only one mobile unit serving many farms. He said since they had started operating in South Africa in 1997, they had been involved in countless causes, with emphasis on child protection, education and health. “We are saddened by the continued unnecessary deaths of children and mothers, especially of children through HIV
infections. Two years ago, we launched a global campaign to reduce this unacceptably higher number of deaths, and today we are reinforcing our commitment to this end,“ he said. Chauke said as a district they were very excited to receive such a unit. She said many in the district found it difficult to reach state facilities where they could access health care and the mobile clinic would serve as an answer. The acting head of the department of health in Limpopo, Dr Mo Nkadimeng, said the gesture came as a big relief to the department. “Many of our people live in rural areas, with large rural farms hosting thousands of seasonal workers. The mobile clinic will come in handy,” he said.
The new mobile clinic that was donated to the Department of Health in Vhembe by Save the Children UK was officially introduced during a function on Wednesday. In the photo are, from left, Ms Mantji Mahlo (senior manager primary health care), Dr Mo Nkadimeng (acting head in the Department of Health), Mr Nndwamato Sirwali (executive manager Department of Health in Vhembe), Ms Dikeledi Matji, (health project manager for Save the Children UK) and Mr David Hopewood (human resources and support services manager at Save the Children UK). At the steering wheel is Cllr Faith Chauke, who represented the executive mayor. By Mashudu Netsianda
Winds leave a trail of destruction Several rural schools situated in villages outside Beit Bridge where extensively damaged and their roofs blown off, following recent strong winds that swept across some eastern parts of the district. Scores of homes were also destroyed by the uncharacteristically heavy rains that pounded parts of the district a fortnight ago. The downpour, which was preceded by strong winds and a hailstorm, also left a trail of destruction at two local health centres in Tshikwalakwala and Swereki. The chief executive officer of the Beit Bridge Rural District Council, Mr Albert Mbedzi, said they were now in the process of conducting an assessment throughout the district to ascer-
tain the cost of the damage. “As a local authority, we have since deployed our teams to the affected areas to assess the impact of the damage. We are also appealing to the donor community to assist us with funds, so that the classrooms are repaired before the rainy season begins,” he said. Mbedzi said the worst-affected schools include Tshipise, Tshikwalakwala, Tshitulipasi, Dite and Tshaswingo as well as the Tshikwalakwala clinic. The damage is estimated at US$2 000. The hailstorm broke windows and the ceiling was also damaged. Mbedzi said they had since notified the local civil protection unit (CPU) about the problem. “We hope a meeting for all stakeholders will be convened
soon over this issue, during which we will also appeal for assistance through the CPU. We need to address the problem as a matter of urgency,” he said. Villagers in the Tshamnangana area in the district last year also experienced a similar problem when strong winds left a trail of destruction at the local school, clinic and several homesteads. The Kwalu Secondary School had its entire roof blown off, while a villager from neighbouring Mutangamutshena lost five goats after the animals were struck by lightning. The incident occurred while the children were attending classes. The classrooms have since been repaired, following assistance from the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
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R30 000 bail for doctor facing charge of raping a patient Family members and friends of Dr Justice Mulaudzi, who attended his bail application at the Thohoyandou Magistrate's Court, went home happy after he was granted bail. Mulaudzi (40) of Thohoyandou, has been in prison for the past three weeks, after being arrested for the alleged rape of a patient. On Monday, he was granted bail of R30 000. He is alleged to have raped a 21-year-old patient, when he was standing in for a colleague at a private surgery at Ha-Makhuvha. The bail application, which started last week and took nearly three days, drew much interest from the community, who attended in numbers. Mulaudzi, who is clinical manager at the Hayani Hospital and a senior member of a well-known local church, received support from church members and colleagues. They were always there to lend their support. For the state, W/O Herman Bila confirmed that
Mulaudzi had faced a rape charge in Malamulele in 2006, but it was withdrawn. He said the reasons for the withdrawal were unknown and the docket had since disappeared. That case and the docket were subject to police investigations. He also confirmed that Mulaudzi’s passport had expired and had not been renewed. Under cross examination, Bila confirmed that the Malamulele case was not pending. Adv Anton Ramaano (for Mulaudzi) questioned the issue of the seizure of the applicant’s underwear. Ramaano complained that the whole issue was meant to harras and humiliate his client as it was done in the presence of a female police officer. Ramaano had asked that Mulaudzi be released on R5 000 bail as there were no grounds to deny him bail. He said the state was all out to portray his client as a serial rapist, which was not the case. In granting bail, Muthambi said Mulaudzi was facing a Schedule 5 offence, which allows for bail to be granted if that will not be prejudicial to the State's case. Muthambi said he had weighed all the evidence led by the State and found that they had failed to advance good reasons which could convince him that releasing Mulaudzi on bail could hinder the right to a free trial. He said although Mulaudzi’s case was a “travesty to the medical profession and an embarrassment to his colleagues,” there was nothing to suggest if he was released on bail he would not attend trial or would interfere with State witnesses. He added that denying bail to Mulaudzi would not help the State in the trial. “The onus is on the State to tighten its belt and prepare adequately for the trial without any lapses," he said. Mulaudzi's bail has conditions attached to it, that he must not interfere with State witnesses or police investigations and attend trial at all scheduled dates. Muthambi said State witnesses were hostile to the accused and there was no way he could interfere with them and not risk being arrested. He also said Mulaudzi was not known for violent behaviour and that he was also a church elder. He is also not known to have property outside the country as he is known to have houses in Thohoyandou and Louis Trichardt. Due to the nature and sensitivity of the matter, the clerk of the court was also ordered to facilitate Free at last: Dr Justice Mulaudzi, who was that copies of the records be made available to other stakeholders who might have an interest in the case granted R30 000 bail. By Linda van der Westhuizen
“Stop using the name Louis Trichardt” The Limpopo Geographical Names Committee (LGNC) warned this week that the public and media should immediately stop using the name Louis Trichardt, following the Minister of Arts and Culture Paul Mashatile’s announcement that the name Makhado has been approved. The name Makhado was published the first time in the government gazette in June 2003. By law, a period of 30 days is granted for objections. Objections were received and eventually the case was heard in the High Court in Pretoria in August 2005, with Judge MK Legodi ruling that Louis Trichardt’s name was Makhado. That was in September, coinciding with the jubilant unveiling of the statue of King Ramabulana Makhado at the tourism information centre in Louis Trichardt. In the meantime, the Chairpersons Association (CA) was granted leave to appeal against the judgment and succeeded to win their appeal case in Bloemfontein. The five appeal court judges set aside the name change in March 2007, due to insufficient consultation. Hence the name of the town was Louis Trichardt again. Following this ruling, the Makhado Municipality restarted the process and presented the name Makhado to the Limpopo Geographical Names Committee (LGNC). LGNC
was satisfied with the process of consultations and recommended the name change to the South African Geographical Names Council. Now that the minister has approved and published the name Makhado in the Government Gazette of 14 October, the LGNC wants an immediate enforcing of the use of the name. “The committee wants to make it clear that members of the public and media must stop using the old name Louis Trichardt to use the new re-approved Makhado... "The committee will come with a series of meetings to enforce the implementation of the new name in order for the public to stop using the old name, which residents of the Makhado area feel is on no account associated with them, but the old regime. The committee will address the critical issue of changing all signage around the province. The committee will engage the department of Roads and Transport together with Makhado Municipality to fast track this process of changing signs to avoid confusing people,” stated LGNC spokesperson Mr Peter Moruthane on October 17 in a press release. The question now, however, is whether the LGNC is jumping the gun wit respect to the use of the name Makhado, since the 30 days objection period to the
name change only expires on 14 November? “It is totally unlawful to start enforcing the name at this stage,” said attorney André Naudé, chairperson of the CA. The CA has already indicated that their objections have been prepared and they consider litigating, should the objections not be upheld. When Louis Trichardt first became Makhado, several sectors of the community warned against the cost implication to change all the signage prematurely. Sign boards with the name Makhado appeared with exceptional speed. After the appeal court decision, it took more than three years to get some of the boards changed back to Louis Trichardt again. The CA says it is surprising that the changing of road signage will suddenly be fast tracked. “This is an indication of the fact that the whole process is politically motivated and not in the interest of the nation. The whole name change process polarises cultural groups. At grassroots level there is a synergy between cultural groups that politicians destroy. Their interest is not to serve communities,” Naudé said. Meanwhile, the office of Minister Mashatile indicated that they would convey the reasons for changing the name to Makhado to the Limpopo Mirror by next week.
before it could be finalised. The case was postponed to December 8. Meanwhile, Muthambi made a ruling about the issue of Mulaudzi’s underpants after he was ordered by the police to undress and they took it away. Muthambi said it was a routine work by the investigators to investigate in a case of rape. Mulaudzi also faces another charge of indecent assault involving another patient, which was allegedly committed on the same day of the alleged rape. The two alleged offences were committed on 28 September this year. Relatives and friends were seen rejoicing after the granting of the bail. His wife, Israel, a wellknown gospel singer, was overheard thanking those who supported the family during their time of need.
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Angry residents stone man to death
“The importance of education cannot be neglected by any nation. In today’s world, the role of education has become even more vital. It is an absolute necessity for economic and social development of any nation. Each one of you can be successful in any career, as long as you dedicate yourself to your studies and spend time wisely.” So said Ms Carol Phiri, the mayor of Musina, while addressing Musina High School Grade 12 pupils during their farewell at the weekend. She said the most important thing is for the pupils to use their time
A cloud of sadness still hangs around Chavani village outside Waterval, following a horrific incident where angry residents stoned and killed a 35-year-old man in the village last Friday. Mr Calvin Mukwevho, a resident of the nearby Mbokota village, was stoned to death. This happened after residents accused him of killing Mr Joseph Chavani (55), who was found dead at his house last week. It is said that residents were furnished with the information of what had happened and who the suspect was. Then, after realizing that the police were not doing anything, they decided to take the law into their own hands. They allegedly tied Mukwevho’s hands together with a rope and stoned him to death. Waterval police spokesperson W/O Kedibone Mabatha confirmed that Chavani was found dead in his house a week ago. “The man did not have any wounds, but there was blood coming from his nose,” he said. He added that an inquest docket was opened with the police, following the incident. “While the police were still investigating the death of Mr Chavani, Mukwevho was stoned to death, allegedly by residents,” said Mabatha. He said that it was reported that the two fought a day before Chavani was found dead. “According to the information we got from the community, the two were allegedly fighting over a girlfriend,” he said. “We have opened another inquest docket and the investigation still continues,” highlighted Mabatha, adding that ten community members have been questioned regarding Mukwevho’s death. However, no confession had been made at the time of going to press. Mukwevho’s sister, Tshiwela, said that the death came as a shock to the family. “We need to see justice being done here. He did not deserve to
effectively. “Every morning you are handed 24 golden hours. You get it free of charge. If you had all the money in the world, you couldn’t buy an extra hour. What will you do with this priceless treasure?” she asked. She said she attended Musina High and today she was the youngest mayor in South Africa. “Can you now see that this school is a solid foundation for those who want to be successful? You can also succeed if you believe in yourself.” She wished the learners well for their final examinations. “Your final examinations are
just around the corner. I encourage you to study hard and take education seriously because it is through education that knowledge and information is received and spread throughout the world. An uneducated person cannot read and write and hence he is closed to all the knowledge and wisdom he can gain through books and other mediums. He is shut off from the outside world.” She wished them good luck for the examinations and expressed the belief that they will do well at the different tertiary institutions they are going to register with.
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die like that. This is very cruel. If they suspected he killed a person, why didn’t they just arrest him instead of taking his life?” she said. She told our reporter during his visit to the family on Tuesday that residents told her that she was to be next. “They threatened me, saying that they also wanted to kill me. For what, I don’t know,” added Tshiwela. Chavani was laid to rest at Chavani village last Saturday, while Mukwevho will be buried at Bhokota village tomorrow (Saturday).
Calvin Mukwevho, who was stoned to death at Chavani village outside Waterval last Friday.
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Mtititi Thusong ready to render services Premier Cassel Mathale has urged communities in Mtititi and surrounding villages near Malamulele to use the newly constructed Mtititi Thusong Services Centre. Mathale said the days when poor rural communities had to ravel long distance access for government services were over. “As government we want to ensure that communities from villages such as Halahala, Merwe, Mabayeni, Lombard, Altein, Plange RDP town, Muhunguti
and others will no longer have to travel long distances to have access to government services,” said Mathale. He was speaking during the recent officially launching of the centre. Mathale added that some of the departments which would render services included the Department of Social Development, Police, Agriculture, Municipality, Traditional Council and the Department of Labour. “We urge our poor rural residents to
utilize the services offered at the centre and ensure that the building is not vandalised. We strongly condemn communities who vandalise government buildings,” said Mathale. One of the residents set to benefit from the opening of the centre, Ms Conny Maluleke, was over moon with the new development. “Today I feel relieved, because we will no longer have to travel more than 30km to Malamulele to access government services.”
By Elmon Tshikhudo
Mayor motivates “dysfunctional” school The mayor of Thulamela, Cllr Grace Mahosi, has urged pupils from schools in the area to study hard. She promised them all the necessary support and said that their passing with flying colours would make the municipality proud. Mahosi embarked
on a campaign last week to motivate learners at underperforming schools just before they started writing their examinations. She kicked off her tour of the schools on Thursday when she visited Tshadama High School at Ngwenani. She and her entourage also paid a visit to Marude Secondary in Thohoyandou. She proceeded to visit PP Hlungwani and Nkatini Secondary School in the Malamulele area, where she addressed pupils and teachers before wrapping up her visit at Shayandima Secondary School. At Tshadama High School, which was known for its bad results, pupils and teachers told her that her interest in them would have a catalytic effect and they would do well in this year’s examinations. Mahosi, who had been a teacher for 30 years, also gave the 58 Grade 12 pupils cards with the message: May you make us proud. You enjoy the support of the municipality, the staff and your parents. Both principal Meshack Muthala and governing body chairman Andrew Pharamela hailed the mayor’s visit and said it would do a lot to motivate the pupils. “The school is 25 years old and we have never received a visit of this nature,” said Pharamela. Tanganedzeni Mutswana, who represented all the pupils, received thunderous applause from her fellow pupils when she said: ”We know that results were not forthcoming at the school in the past, but the class of 2011 has vowed to make sure that this changes and we will bring the bacon home.”
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New world opens for disadvantaged students A whole new world has opened for a number of poor students. The students, all from disadvantaged backgrounds, benefitted from a bursary scheme offered by Mass Computer Training FET College. They were selected according to merit at the college’s eight campuses in Limpopo and Mpumalanga. The students, who are now well-equipped, went home happy and fulfilled after receiving their certificates and diplomas. They were part of the more than 300 who received their qualifications during a ceremony at the Thohoyandou Town Hall at the weekend. The students received qualifications in Computer, Ancillary Healthcare, System Support and System Development, among others. The college, which had its humble beginning in 2000 with only two students and two computers, has produced many leaders in government and the private sector. It has always been closer to the people and has assisted
many students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Awelani Tshivhenga from Davhana village outside Louis Trichardt is one those who benefitted. The 23-year-old student said she and her two younger brothers were left orphaned when their parents died. “When my father died in 2007, we depended on our mother. She, too, died the following year and that was when our world started crumbling; we had no hope of ever making it in life,” she said. She said even though their parents did not work, they managed to build them a tworoomed house, which is still their home. She said she knew deep down in her heart that life would not be easy for her as she had only Grade 12, which is not enough to earn her a job. “I used to ponder what the future held for us. I had no hope as there was no one to help us go to school, but just prayed that a Good Samaritan should come and assist,” she said.
She said life was extremely tough. “We are on our own; even relatives do not want to have anything to do with us. We are just grateful that there are people like Mass out there who still cherish the spirit of ubuntu,” she said. She said she visited the college in order to get more information and what she got there made her very happy. “My meeting the principal, Ms Selinah Nthangeni, completely changed my life. She told me about the bursary and the opportunities that exist at the college. Today, I have achieved something in life. I can stand on my own and face the challenging world with confidence,” she said. She completed her computer diploma and hopes to get a job soon. Ms Nthangeni said the gesture was part of their social responsibility. “We are a caring institution which understands the conditions of most of our students; most of them do not even have money to register.”
The mayor of the Makhado Municipality, Cllr Mavhungu Luruli (left), presents Christmas gifts to the triplets. With her in the photo with the triplets are the mother, Ms Livhuwani Phungo (second from left), Ms Margareth Ragwena (third from left) and Ms Makwarela Masia (right). By Peter Muthambi
Early Christmas for Tshavhalovhedzi triplets There was excitement in the air when the mayor of Makhado Municipality, Cllr Mavhungu Luruli, surprised the mother of triplets with Christmas gifts. Ms Livhuwani Phungo (32) gave birth to triplets Uhone, Muneiwa and Vhukhudo in July this year. Luruli presented Ms Phungo with food, clothes and nappies. She added that the children were
a gift from God. “Our municipality is blessed with this precious gift and we all need to support them,” she said. According to Luruli, it is rare to give birth to triplet babies and therefore the family should celebrate. She challenged members of the community to get involved in the upbringing of the children. Phungo first gave birth to twins in 2002.
She is now experiencing some difficulties to raise the children as an unemployed mother of five. Her husband is working as a security guard. Phungo is a resident of Tshavhalovhedzi village in the Nzhelele area and is in Ward 33 of the Makhado Municipality. She expressed appreciation for the donation and said she was happy for the support.
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Some of the beneficiaries, who received their qualifications at the weekend, listen to words of wisdom from the principal, Ms Selinah Nthangeni.
Well-known economist Mike Schussler will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Subtrop Marketing Symposium. It will take place on 10 November at the Ingwenyama Conference and Sports Resort in White River. According to a press statement by the South African Subtropical Growers’ Association (Subtrop), the symposium will include an impressive line-up of speakers, discussing a variety of interesting and topical subjects. Schussler’s topic will be Growth trends locally and globally. Who will be consuming our
products in the future? Well-known Internet strategist and entrepreneur Japie Swanepoel of Interactive Concepts will discuss how Facebook, Twitter and other social media are changing marketing. Chris Venter of Digicap will be discussing the results of Subtrop’s tree census and Paul Hardman of the Citrus Growers’ Association will be speaking on initiatives to reduce the number of audits through the harmonisation of standards. The results of UK consumer research will be presented by Rob Metcalfe of Richmond Towers Communications and feedback
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Huge interest in Prof Ralushai’s funeral Tshenuwani Farisani and the Vhembe District’s Chief Whip, Tshifhiwa Dali. Messages of condolence from across the country were read during the service. Ralushai had, among his milestones, written more than 20 publications and chaired commissions that dealt with traditional affairs. Masemola said that his death had robbed the country and especially the province of an asset. “We are here as government to mourn with the family, to pass our condolences to the family at this difficult time,“ he said. He described Ralushai as a matchless scholar whose works speak for themselves, a true African genius and a gift that left a permanent footprint. “We are today celebrating Mapungubwe as a heritage site
because of his research. His knowledge about traditional matters is still needed to solve challenges on traditional leadership,” he added. Family spokesperson Dick Ralushai said the death was a double blow as they had recently lost another member of the family. “Our tears had hardly dried u;, we are still mourning and then another death in the family. We are just glad that the community has always been supportive. The past two weeks were the most trying, but people rallied around us and we are healing through time,” he said. Prof Ralushai was born at Ha-Ralushai, Mbilwi, in Sibasa in 1935. He was the youngest son of the late Mr Matodzi and Mrs Khangale Nemakhavhani.
The coffin of Prof Victor Ralushai lies before mourners at the Makwarela Catholic Church during the funeral service. Mourners are, from left, Limpopo´s acting premier, Dickson Masemola, Thulamela Mayor Grace Mahosi and Vhembe district Chief Whip Cllr Tshifhiwa Dali.
Well dressed: Precious Mashige and Thendo Ronewa Ramunenyiwa and Les Tshiluna pose Phalanndwa of LTT Murunwa School of for a photo during LTT Murunwa School of Excellence. Excellence´s matric dance.
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The MEC for Education, Dickson Masemola, said even though Prof Victor Ralushai had passed away a fortnight ago, his contributions to matters of national policy would be felt even long after his death. Masemola was addressing mourners during the funeral service of the renowned academic and anthropologist, Victor Nkhumeleni Ralushai. Ralushai (76) died on Sunday last week and was buried on Saturday at the Mbaleni cemetery after a service at the Makwarela Roman Catholic Church. Among the mourners at the funeral were former South African minister Sydney Mufamadi, former Limpopo MEC Seth Nthai,Thulamela Mayor Grace Mahosi, MEC George Phadagi, former Limpopo Speaker
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Poverty alleviation programme for Musina Sixty community members from indigent families in Musina will now be able to put some food on the table. This comes after they were included in the poverty-alleviation programme initiated by the local municipality. Mayor Carol Phiri says she did not want to rely on reports about the background of the families, but instead personally spent two days assessing their living conditions. “What I saw in these people’s houses is painful. I have really observed poverty at its worst. After the visits, we decided to do something to keep the fire burning in these families.” Phiri says the community members involved in the poverty-alleviation initiative will, among other things, sweep the streets, de-bush shrubs and do general cleaning both in town and
the Nancefield residential area. “They had already started working last week. We don’t have time to waste while our people are brutalised by poverty, not knowing where their next meal will come from. The initiative is based on job-creation initiatives, which will bring sustainability to the local people.” She added that even though some of the entitlements had been restored since the country achieved political independence, “the majority of our people still lack the opportunity to empower themselves with the capability and security that should enable them to escape poverty.” According to her, Musina Municipality is determined to transform the local society by redressing inequality and alleviating poverty, largely through job creation and basic service provision. “We will continue to do so because
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Two villages boycott census Two Limpopo villages are boycotting Census 2011 over the appointment of Statistics South Africa (Statssa) field workers. The communities of Bawula and Mathura outside Giyani are not allowing field workers to count them, claiming that their appointment was a political move. Civic Organisation member Peter Mathebula said the two communities became annoyed after some workers replaced the original people who were hired first without being informed. “The problem started when Statssa appointed field coordinator Nkhesani Novena, who is also an ANC member. Novena then hired his three sisters, relatives and only ANC members in the village,” said Mathebula. He said that before the census started, the communities wrote a let-
ter to the local Statistics SA offices in Giyani and Polokwane, and they kept promising that that they would deal with the problem. “If the government fails to resolve this issue, we are not going to be counted. Being South African does not mean all people should account to a single political party. How can this government overcome high rates of unemployment while people are still appointed because of political affiliation?” he said. When approached for comment, Novena denied the allegation, saying that only a part of the community did not want to be counted. “The names of these who were hired appeared on the South African Statistic database, and that is the reason why we have taken them,” said Novena.
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we have the love of our community at heart.” One of the previously unemployed community members who is now benefit ting from the poverty-alleviation initiative is Mr Amos Munyai. He says: “I don’t have enough words to thank the Musina Municipality for giving me this opportunity. Life was very difficult, but it is now better because I no longer go to bed with an empty stomach.”
The Chief Whip of the Musina Municipality, Cllr Simon Madamalala, Mr Peter Lebepe (beneficiary), Mayor Carol Phiri, Mr Solven Maphasa (beneficiary), Cllr Evelyn Shirilele, Mr Thimothy Chauke (beneficiary) and Mr Amos Munyai (beneficiary) clean the streets together after the poverty alleviation programme kicked off at Musina.
10 21 October 2011 By Mashudu Netsianda
SA deport 631 illegal Zimbabweans
Unandi Mushunje, Nare Rainah and Julieth Agreement Baloyi and Sandra Ndou, photo Godo, photographed during the matric dance. graphed during Musina High´s matric dance.
The Grade 12 pupils of Musina High held their matric dance last weekend. In our photo are some of the matrics in their colourful outfits.
South Africa has started deporting undocumented Zimbabweans, with more that 600 deportees having arrived in their home country through the Beit Bridge Border Post on Wednesday and Thursday last week. The first batch of 261 illegal immigrants, mostly men, arrived at the Beit Bridge border in four luxurious buses on Wednesday. The second group of 370 was brought back home on Thursday. According to South African Home Affairs officials who were escorting them, the deportees were the first group of undocumented Zimbabweans to be deported. The South African government recently announced that it would resume the deportation of
Zimbabweans who failed to regularise their stay in that country during the recent documentation exercise. “We brought a total of 261 deportees, most of which are ex-convicts, including those who were recently rounded up around the Johannesburg area,” said an SA Home Affairs official, who declined to be named. The undocumented Zimbabweans were temporarily kept at Lindela Detention Centre outside Johannesburg. When Limpopo Mirror visited Beit Bridge Border Post, our reporter observed that some illegal cross-border transporters had already started touting for “clients” as the deportees shouted through the windows of their buses in response to the transporters.
“Let’s meet at the local Caltex service station and we will help you to cross back to South Africa. That is an easy task for us,” shouted one illegal cross-border transport operator. Most of them charge between R300 and R800 to facilitate smooth passage of undocumented Zimbabweans into South Africa. The Zimbabwean assistant regional immigration manager at Beit Bridge Border Post, Mrs Tamari Shadaya, confirmed that they had received the deportees “We received the deportees and our officials vetted them before they proceeded to the local International Organisation for Migration (IOM) centre. We are expecting more deportations during the course of the month,” she said.
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Proud in blue are some of the matrics during the matric dance of Sinthumule High at the Mountain View Hotel last Friday. From left are Mpho Mbodi, Munyadziwa Tshilinga, Shavlen Thathaisa, Kone Matsila, Collen Mufhadi and Rudzani Mutete Sinthumule High. Pfarelo Matsila and Dakalo Thathana.
Mokgadi Sekhwela, Nakedi Mutobvu and Phathutshedzo Ramabulana of Litshovhu High.
Matome Makganyoga lifts Thembi Sinthumule during the matric dance of Sinthumule High. Masindi Matumba and Duke Thovhakale of Nndanganeni Ramatsea (centre) photographed with Nkhumeleni Tshamano and Gundo Raphai during the matric dance of Litshovhu High. Sinthumule High.
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Twenty social work students at the University of Venda were the toast of the Diiteleni Daycare Centre at Tshisaulu in Thohoyandou on Friday when they gave a bakkie full of groceries to the children. Accompanied by their lecturer, Ms Veronica Nemutandani, who is also the programme coordinator at the university, children and staff at the centre were happy to see the students offloading the groceries. The students spent the whole day playing with the children. Nemutandani said through their out-
A 23-year-old Somalian businessman was shot and wounded at Gogobole village in the Sinthumule area last Friday, police have said. Two unknown men apparently entered a Somalian-owned shop in the village and demanded money at gunpoint. After seeing that the businessman, Mr Eyakor Dawit, was reluctant to give them money, they shot him in the leg. Tshilwavhusiku police spokesperson Const Godwin Mahuwa said that Dawit was shot in the right knee. "He was wounded and was rushed to the Louis Trichardt Memorial Hospital," said Mahuwa. By Peter Muthambi
reach programme they visited the centre where the situation left much to be desired. “Students who visited this place were shocked by the poverty experienced by the centre, but were surprised by the level of commitment from the staff looking after the children. They did not think twice but started to collect money for the children and managed to buy them a big TV and some toys,” she said. “We are constantly assessing the situation here and we have big plans, but the plans will not materialise if no other sponsors come on board and join us in
improving the centre,” she said. They are also assisting children at Thohoyandou Children’s Home. “We are teaching our students to learn to love other people. They should learn to give others a helping hand, which is why we are going out and reaching out to our communities." Nemutandani said they had also established a vegetable garden at the centre, which was doing well in supplying the children with fresh vegetables. The principal of the centre, Ms Shumani Raphalalani, said the students were "sent from above." She said they had funding fromthe Department of Social Development, but it was not enough even for their basic needs. Zamani Manganyi, first-year social work class captain, said helping would always be part of their lifelong career. “We are putting into practice what we are being taught in class. We have adopted this centre and we have plans to erect a ceiling for them. We are really determined to make a difference to these disJubilant Diiteleni Daycare Centre children and staff rejoice with the students after the latter advantaged children,” had donated some groceries to the centre. he said. By Elmon Tshikhudo
Inquest docket opened after police found body The Thohoyandou police have opened an inquest docket, following the death of a 34-year-old male. The deceased's body was found floating in the Damani Dam at Makhuvha on Sunday. Police information is that the man was allegedly on the run from police after chopping his wife with a sharp instrument on Thursday. He is also alleged to have been incensed after being served with a protection order from his wife. According to the spokesperson for the police at Thohoyandou, Const Avhafarei Tshiovhe, a case of attempted murder had been opened
against him. She said no foul play is suspected to have led to his death. In another incident, the Thohoyandou police are investigating two culpable homicide cases that happened on Friday last week. The first incident is alleged to have happened at about 10:00 along the Makwarela-Punda Maria road, where a 26-year-old male died after the truck he was driving overturned. It is alleged the deceased, who worked for an electrical contractor, was ferrying six passengers
when he lost control and the truck overturned. All the passengers were taken to hospital for treatment. In an unrelated incident, a 69-year-old female passenger in a taxi was kiled on the Ngudza-Matatshe public road. According to police information, the taxi stopped in front of a truck, which was driving in the same direction. "The truck is alleged to have hit the taxi from the back and one passenger died at the scene. The other passengers were taken to the local hospital for medical attention," said Tshiovhe.
According to Mahuwa, the incident happened at about 10:05 that morning. He added that the police had opened two counts of robbery and attempted murder. "An undisclosed amount of money was taken as well as a cell phone and airtime," Mahuwa said, adding that no one had been arrested yet and the police investigation was still continuing. He appealed to anyone with information that could lead to the culprits' arrest to contact the police immediately. Anyone with information is advised to contact the police at 015 519 6000 or 082 451 7163.
International award for Vhembe Vhembe District Municipality has won the best international stand award during the Sanganai/Hlanganani World and Tourism Africa Fair (WTTF), recently held in Harare, Zimbabwe. The exhibition was organized by Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) and was aimed at exposing and showcasing tourism products among countries throughout the world. Countries such as France, England, Italy, China, Nigeria, Japan, Botswana, Malawi, Zambia and several others attended the show. The Vhembe District Municipality was the only district from South Africa at the show. The district municipality's stall was shared by emerging small, micro and medium enterprises. The local emerging businesses that attended the show were Tshedza Lodge, Ariye Tours, Porchevilla Hotel, Avkhom Hotel,
Mashamba Mosaic Pottery, Siwela Interior Decoration, Ifa Craft Works, Nyandeni Co-operatives and Musa Grace Ngobeni, which specialises in traditional clothes and beads. “We are very excited that the Vhembe District Municipality hosted such a successful exhibition. We have also managed to put our municipality on the international map," said Vhembe District's portfolio head of development and planning, Cllr Mihloti Ramiyada. She added that Vhembe had a role to play in Zimbabwe, since they would be signing a memorandum of understanding with Buhera Rural District Council in November. "We are also strengthening our relations with Masvingo Province in an exchange programme based on sharing our cultural activities, heritage and indigenous knowledge," added Ramiyada.
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Call Centre staff “on strike” Wait until Monday … This was the message to farmers along the Vivo road when they were struck by a power interruption on Sunday afternoon. According to Ms Estelle Kemp, who farms about 45km from Louis Trichardt along this stretch of road, the power went off at around 17:00. Being dependent on electricity for their livelihood and safety, they tried in vain to contact the Makhado Municipality’s after-hours call centre in Eltivillas, Louis Trichardt. Twenty calls later and they were still no closer to an answer. When Kemp eventually got a hold of someone at the electricity department on a different number, they were informed that the call centre staff had closed up shop and gone home. The message to them was to wait until Monday, when the municipality was open again.
The call centre staff apparently abandoned their posts out of protest with regard to overtime payment. They deserted their posts, despite the fact that the call centre is an “essential service”, meaning that, by law, the office should be manned at all times. Municipal spokesperson Mr Louis Bobodi on Tuesday confirmed the incident. “The call centre was left unmanned as from 16:45 on Sunday until Monday morning. We do not know the exact reasons, but we are busy investigating as to what had happened to the person who was on duty, and appropriate action will be taken, based on the findings,” Bobodi said. As for the farmers, power supply was eventually restored by 21:30 on Sunday, although one phase was still out and was only repaired on Monday.
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Contact: 078 794 5075 LEGALS NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN DECEASED ESTATE All persons having claims against the under mentioned estate must lodge it with the Executor concerned within 30 days (or as indicated) from date of publication hereof. Estate no: 911/2011, Master’s Office: Thohoyandou, Surname: Manyatshe, Christian Names: Siebe Maanda Mpho, Date of Birth: 09-09-1968, Identity No: 680609 5533 083, Date of Death: 05-05-2011, Christian names and surname of surviving spouse: Sedzani Joanna Manyatshe, Date of Birth: 0311-1965, Id No: 651103 0049 084. Name and (only one) address of Executor or authorised agent: A R Madia Attorneys G21 Old Mutual Building, Thohoyandou, 0950 Tel: 015 962 3001
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN DECEASED ESTATE All persons having claims against the under mentioned estate must lodge it with the Executor concerned within 30 days (or as indicated) from date of publication hereof. Estate no: 2143/2011, Master’s Office: Thohoyandou, Surname: Hlengani, Christian Names: Hasani James, Date of Birth: 26 September 4956, Identity No: 5609265614 084, Last Address: P O Box 592, Mhinga, 0976, Limpopo Province. Date of Death: 16 June 2011 Married in community of property Christian names and surname of surviving spouse: Hlengani Tinyiko Christian, Date of Birth: 21 MARCH 1978, Id No: 780324 5492 083. Name and (only one) address of Executor or authorised agent: ADV M J Mushasha Old Mutual Building Room G30, Box 1652 Thohoyandou 0950
NOTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSEMENT (EIA) PROCESS A notice is hereby given in terms of Chapter 6 of Regulation 54 (2) c (i) of Government Notice R543 of 18 June 2010 under the National Environmental Act (Act 107 of 1998) as amended, for the proposed demarcation project of 200 stands at Budeli Village on 15.87 hacters of farm Mpapuli 278 MT within the Thulamela Local Municipality of Vhembe District, Limpopo Province. The project has been registered with the Department of Economic Development Environment & Tourism under reference number: 12/1/9/1-V25 IN THE MAGISThe public is hereby inTRATE’S COURT FOR formed that the proposed THE DISTRICT OF activity is likely to trigger MUSINA HELD AT negative impacts on the enMUSINA vironment and therefore it CASE NO: 15/09 is a listed activity no 23 (ii) In the matter between: as per the Environmental TINTIKO AMOS RIV- Impact Assessment ReguELE Execution Creditor lation in Government Noand ELVIS NEGOMA tice R 544 of 18 June 2010 (ID NO: 830216 5639 081) promulgated under the National Environmental Execution Debtor NOTICE OF SALE IN Management Act (NEMA) 107/1998 which states thus: EXECUTION KINDLY TAKE NOTICE “The transformation of an THAT the under men- undeveloped, vacant or tioned goods will be sold derelict land to residenon the 4 th of November tial, retail, commercial, 2011 at 10H00 by the industrial, recreational or Sheriff of Mutale at 82 institutional use outside an Tshilambe, Mutale, to the urban area where the total
area to be transformed is bigger than 1 hacter but less than 20 hacters.” The Regulation (23 (ii) of GN R544 of 18 June 2010) subjects the proposed activity to a Basic Assessment of impacts. As part of the Basic Assessment process, the public is hereby invited to a public participation meeting where the project will be presented in detail and interested and affected parties will have the opportunity to discuss the proposed project with the project proponent and all consultants. Details of the meeting: Date: 30 October 2011 Time: 9 a.m Ve n u e : C h i e f ’s Place A copy of the draft basic assessment will be made available for comment,to comment and/or register as an interested or affected party within 40 days from the date of this advertisement, submit your names, contact addresses and comments to the environmental consultant at the address below. Environmental Consultants: Fulwana Planning Consultants, 91 Hans Van Rensberg, Eurasia Office Complex, Office 3,Polokwane 0699 Tel: 015 297 6060 Fax: 015 297 4040 Email: baisey@fulwanapc. co.za. Contact Person:Ms Mokgotho Baisey Project proponent: Thulamela Local Municipality Private Bag X 5006, Thohoyandou 0950 Tel: 015 962 7605 Fax: 015 962 4020 Contact person: Nemadzhilili H.A NDIVHADZO YA USEDZULUSIWA HA ZWITHU ZWINE ZWANGA THITHISA MUPO WASHU Ndivhadzo uya nga mulayo wa zwa thogomelo ya mupo wo phadaladziwaho sa ndivhadzo ya muvhuso R543 nga dzi 18 Fulwi nwaha wa gidimbilifumi (2010) nga fhasi ha ndima ya 54(2)c(i) ya mulayo wa zwa thogomelo ya zwa mupo wa 107 wa 1998 malugana na u tsheiwa ha zwitentsi zwa madana mavhili (200) kha vhupo ha Ha-Budeli bulasini ya Mpapuli 278 MT nga fhasi ha masipala wa Thulamela wa dzingu la Vhembe. Fulwana Planning Consultants yo imela Masipala wa Thulamela yo rumela zwidodombedzwa zwa u wana tshomedzo dza u ita mushumo wa zwa mupo kha vha Department of Economic Development, Environment & Tourism- Limpopo.Thandela iyi yo fhiwa nomboro ya 12/1/9/1-V25 Utsheiwa ha zwitentsi huna masia ndaitwa asi a vhudi kha mupo zwine zwa sia uyu mushumo utshi wela fhasi ha Basic Assessment uya nga mulayo wa vhu 23(ii) wa muvhuso wo divhadzwaho sa R544 nga dzi 18 dza Fulwi gidimbilifumi (2010) une wari: “U shandukiswa ha fhethu hu songo bveledzwaho, hu tshi iswa kha fhethu ha
midi, vhuvhambadzi, dzifeme, vhumvumvusi kana zwiimiswa zwa u shumela vhathu nnda ha vhupo ha dzidorobo hune fhethu hu shandukiswaho ha fhira hekithara nthihi fhedzi hu sa fhiri hekithara dza fumbili (20)”. Vhathu vhothe vha kwameaho kana vha takalelaho thandela heyi vha rambiwa u vha hone mutanganoni wa u amba nga ha thandela iyi. Vhathu vha do fhiwa tshifhinga tshau bvisa vhudupfi havho nga ha thandela heyi Zwidodombedwa zwa mutangano ndi zwi tevhelaho: Duvha: 30 Tshimedzi 2011 Tshifhinga: 9 a.m Fhethu: Musanda Uri vha divhee sa muthu ane a do kwamea nga Thandela heyi kana uri vha do I takalela kana usa itakalela khavha rumele vhudipfiwa havho na mahumbulwa avho kha musedzulusi wa zwa mupo kha zwidodombedzwa zwo nwalwaho afhofhasi, kha maduvha a fuina (40) ubva nga duvha la ubvisiwa ha mbambadzo heyi guranndani. Environmental Consultants: Fulwana Planning Consultants, 91 Hans Van Rensberg, Eurasia Office Complex, Office 3,Polokwane 0699 Tel: 015 297 6060 Fax : 015 297 4040 Email: baisey@fulwanapc. co.za. Contact Person:Ms Mokgotho Baisey Project proponent : Thulamela Local Municipality, Private Bag X 5006 Thohoyandou, 0950 Tel: 015 962 7605 Fax: 015 962 4020 Contact person: Nemadzhilili H.A THULAMELA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY NOTICE FOR REZONING/CHANGE OF LAND USE It is hereby notified that an application has been made by the firm Fulwana Planning Consultants on behalf of the registered owner for change of land use/rezoning of Erf 2182 Thohoyandou Block-J from “Undetermined” To “Residential 1” and “Public Open Space” and a simultaneous subdivision into several portions in terms of Proclamation 45 of 1990. The application and the relevant documents are open for inspection at the offices of the Director- General: Limpopo Province, Department of Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Landdross Mare Street, Polokwane for 28 days from the 14th of October 2011. Objection to the application must be lodged with or made in writing to the Director-General, Department of Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Limpopo Province, at the above address or at Private Bag X 9485, Polokwane, 0700 for a period of 28 days from the 14th of October 2011. Address of authorised agent: Fulwana
Planning Consultants, P. O. BOX 55980, Polokwane, 0700. Tel: (015) 297 6060, Fax 086 663 5119/015 297 4040. NDIVHADZO YA U SHANDUKISWA HA KUSHUMISELE KWA MAVU Vha khou divhadziwa uri huna khumbelo yo itiwaho nga vha Fulwana Planning Consultants, vho imela mune wa tshiteitsi tshindivheaho sa Erf 2182 Thohoyandou Block-J ane a khou u shandukisa kushumisele kwa mavu u bva kha "kushumisele ku songo tiwaho", uya kha vhudzulo ha muta muthihi, na u fhandekanya uri hu bve zwipida zwofhambanaho. Vhane vha takalela u vhala nga ha khumbelo iyi na manwalo a yelanaho nayo, vha nga a wana ofisini ya Darekitha-Generala wa Director-General, Department of Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Limpopo Province kana kha adirese itevhelaho Private Bag X 9485, Polokwane, Manwalo ayo a do wanala lwa tshifhinga tshi eḓanaho maḓuvha a fumbili malo (28) u bva duvha la u thoma line la vha dzi 14 dza Tshimedzi 2011. Vhane vha vha na mbilaelo malugana na iyi khumbelo vha ṅwalele DarekithaGenerala wa DirectorGeneral, Department of Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Limpopo Province kana kha adirese itevhelaho Private Bag X 9485, Polokwane, mbilaelo dzi do tanganedziwa lwa maduvha a fumbili malo (28) u bva duvha la u thoma line la vha dzi 14 dza Tshimedzi 2011. Diresi ya dzhendedzi lire mulayoni malugana na iyi khumbelo: Fulwana Planning Consultants, P.O. Box 55980, Polokwane, 0700, Tel (015) 297 6060, Fax 086 663 5119/ (015) 297 4040. IN THE LABOUR COURT SOUTH AFRICA HELD AT JOHANNESBURG Case No: LP 615 - 09 In the matter between: THENGWENI THIVHULAWI JAMES Applicant and MABIRIMISA BUS SERVICES Respondent NOTICE OF SALE IN EXECUTION Kindly take note that the undermentioned goods will be sold on 02 November 2011 at 14h00 by the Sheriff of Louis Trichardt at 111 Kruger Street to the highest bidder, namely: 1 x Man bus No: 30 Reg No: BWY 981 L Terms and conditions of sale:- Strictly cash or bank Guaranteed Cheque Dated at Louis Trichardt on the 29TH of September 2011 MATHOBO ATTORNEYS Plaintiff’s Attorneys Office no: 7 & 8 Thompson Building 30 Trichardt Street Louis Trichardt, 0920 Ref: MAR / L8
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16 21 October 2011 (Continues from p15) NOTICE IN TERMS OF 35 (5) OF ACT 66 OF 1965 Notice is hereby given that copies of the First and Final Liquidation and Distribution Account in the Estate of the late MUVHULAWA REGINALD MAVHUNGU, Id No: 520621 5257 088, Tshidzini village, Thulamela Municipality in the district of vhembe who died on the 15 th June 2011, Estate no: 1475/2011 will be open for inspection by all persons with an interest therein for period of 21 days from the date of publication hereof at the offices of the Master of the High Court Thohoyandou. Should no objection thereto with the Master’s office at Thohoyandou during the specified period the executor will proceed to make payments in accordance with the Account. Dates and Signed at Thohoyandou on this the 17th day of October 2011 C/O Adv M T Muthige Office no: 98/102, 1 st Floor Khoroni Hotel, Thohoyandou, P O Box 921, Vuwani, 0952, Tel: 072 672 4542 Ref: MUTHIGE/Est 01/11 NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN DECEASED ESTATE In the estate of the late MMBENGENI JOSEPH MANAHA, Id no: 530109 5510 084, Tshituni tsha fhasi at Nzhelele Village in Makhado municipality who died on 09th day of October 2011 and who was customarily married to TALELANI ANNAH MARAMANO of id no: 680101 3653 089 Estate no: 2175/2011, Master of the High Court: Thohoyandou All persons having claims against the above mentioned are required to lodge the claim with the undersigned within thirty(30) days as from date of publication Dates and Signed at Thohoyandou on this the 17th day of October 2011 Executrix: TALELANI ANNAH MARAMANE C/O Adv M T Muthige Office no: 98/102, 1 st Floor Khoroni Hotel, Thohoyandou, P O Box 921, Vuwani, 0952 Tel: 072 672 4542 Ref: MUTHIGE/Est 01/11 LIQUIDATION AND DISTRIBUTION ACCOUNTS IN DECEASED ESTATES LYING FOR INSPECTION Form J187 In terms of section 35(5) of Act No. 66 of 1965, notice is hereby given that copies of the liquidation and distribution accounts (first and final, unless otherwise stated) in the estates specified below will be open for inspection for all persons interested therein for a period of 21 days from the date specified or from the date of publication hereof, whichever may be later, and at the offices of the Master and Magistrate as stated. Should no objection thereto be lodged with the Masters concerned during the specified period, the executors will proceed to
LIMPOPO MIRROR make payments in accordance with the accounts. Registration number of estate: 899/2011, Surname: SEBE, Identity number: 3502025344088, , Master’s office: THOHOYANDOU M G Mabunda Attorneys P O Box 614, Elim Hospital Tel: 015 516 6620 Fax: 015 516 6606
LIQUIDATION AND DISTRIBUTION ACCOUNTS IN DECEASED ESTATES LYING FOR INSPECTION Form J187 In terms of section 35(5) of Act No. 66 of 1965, notice is hereby given that copies of the liquidation and distribution accounts (first and final, unless otherwise stated) in the estates specified below will be open for inspection for all persons interested therein for a period of 21 days from the date specified or from the date of publication hereof, whichever may be later, and at the offices of the Master and Magistrate as stated. Should no objection thereto be lodged with the Masters concerned during the specified period, the executors will proceed to make payments in accordance with the accounts. Registration number of estate: 879/2011, Surname: BILA, Christian names: MAFEMANI ARON, Identity number: 611203 5833 083, , Master’s office: THOHOYANDOU M G Mabunda Attorneys P O Box 614, Elim Hospital Tel: 015 516 6620 Fax: 015 516 6606
date of publication hereof, whichever may be later, and at the offices of the Master and Magistrate as stated. Should no objection thereto be lodged with the Masters concerned during the specified period, the executors will proceed to make payments in accordance with the accounts. Registration number of estate: 1322/2011, Surname: RINGANI, Christian names: FALAZA MARTIN, Identity number: 580717 5862 088, Last Address: Itsani Village. Married in community of property. Christian names and surname of surviving spouse: MAKHUBELE HEWULANI JOYCE, Id No: 590716 0679 081, Master’s office: THOHOYANDOU, M G Mabunda Attorneys, P O Box 614, Elim Hospital, Tel: 015 516 6620 Fax: 015 516 6606 NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN DECEASED ESTATE All persons having claims against the under mentioned estate must lodge it with the Executor concerned within 30 days (or as indicated) from date of publication hereof. Estate no: 1913/2010, Master’s Office: Thohoyandou, Surname: Nkomo, Christian Names: Simpson Hrothgar Mafanato, Date of Birth: 1943-01-15, Identity No: 430115 5452 087,
Last Address: House no: 2029, Section A, Waterval, Date of Death: 201008-15, Christian names and surname of surviving spouse: Mukondeleli Evelyn Nkomo, Date of Birth: 1943-03-27, Id No: 430328 0324 084. Name and (only one) address of Executor or authorised agent: M G Mabunda Attorneys, P O Box 614, Elim Hospital Tel: 015 516 6620 Fax: 015 516 6606
NOTICE OF ACCOUNT LYING FOR INSPECTION Liquidation and Distribution account in deceased estate lying for inspection in the estate of the late: KHASALELA BERNARD MAGWABA, Estate No. 545/2011, Identity number: 3802025804085, Last address: 3559 SHAYANDIMA, Date of Death: 2010-11-23 The first and final liquidation account in the estate will be open for inspection for period of twenty one (21) days at the offices of the Master of the Limpopo High Court, Thohoyandou and Thohoyandou Magistrate Court from date of publication hereof : Matodzi Elina Magwaba P O Box 182, Shayandima
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LIQUIDATION AND DISTRIBUTION ACCOUNTS IN DECEASED ESTATES LYING FOR INSPECTION Form J187 In terms of section 35(5) of Act No. 66 of 1965, notice is hereby given that copies of the liquidation and distribution accounts (first and final, unless otherwise stated) in the estates specified below will be open for inspection for all persons interested therein for a period of 21 days from the date specified or from the
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Invitation to suitably qualified service providers to provide security services to Mapungubwe National Park Bid No 4/11/1/2/13-11 SANParks is a corporate body established in terms of the National Environmental Management; Protected Areas Act No, 57 of 2003 as amended. Bid documents can be downloaded from the SanParks website: www.sanparks.org/groups/tenders
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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 MAK0000105/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of Fencing 28 October at Materials 12H00 MAK0000106/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Erection of Palisade Fencing 28 October at 12H00 MAK0000107/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and Delivery of Hard- 28 October at ware Materials 12H00 MAK0000108/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of Electri- 28 October at cal Materials 12H00 MAK0000109/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of Electri- 28 October at cal Materials 12H00 MAK0000110/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of Electri- 28 October at cal Materials 12H00 MAK0000111/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of White 28 October at Road Marking Paint 12H00 MAK0000112/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of Electri- 28 October at cal Materials 12H00 MAK0000113/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of Electri- 28 October at cal Materials 12H00 MAK0000114/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of Plumb- 28 October at ing Materials 12H00 MAK0000115/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of Electri- 28 October at cal Materials 12H00 MAK0000116/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of Electri- 28 October at cal Materials 12H00 MAK0000117/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of 28 October at Hardware Materials 12H00 MAK0000118/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of 28 October at Plumbing Materials 12H00 MAK0000119/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of 28 October at Plumbing Materials 12H00 MAK0000120/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of Elec- 28 October at trical Materials 12H00 MAK0000121/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of Elec- 28 October at trical Materials 12H00 MAK0000122/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of 28 October at Hardware Materials 12H00 MAK0000123/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of Elec- 28 October at trical Materials 12H00 MAK0000124/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of 28 October at Notebook Security Cable 12H00 MAK0000125/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of 28 October at Swimming Pool Materials 12H00 MAK0000126/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of 28 October at Maintenance Items 12H00 MAK0000127/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of Mu- 28 October at tual SABS office safe CAT4 size 4 12H00 MAK0000128/2011 Request for quotation (RFQ) for the Supply and delivery of 28 October at 25KVA Transformers 22kv-415v 12H00 Please Note: 1. Specifications of the above quotations and MBD6.1 can be downloaded from the municipal website www. makhado.gov.za 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 Mr Ramabulana M and Ms EN Nefolovhodwe at 015 519 3129/ 3179 during office hours. Civic Centre 83 Krogh Street Louis Trichardt Notice No: 133/2011 MR A.S. TSHIKALANGE File No: 8/3/2/1 MUNICIPAL MANAGER
21 October 2011 17 By Frank Mavhungu
Fabulous prizes in Total Soccer Challenge The opening matches for the annual SAFA Vhembe Total Soccer Challenge will be played throughout the region this weekend. The competition was officially launched at the Porchevilla Hotel in Thohoyandou last Friday evening. During the ceremony, a representative from Total, Mr Jonas Ramahala, revealed that his company was happy with the relationship between his company and the association. He assured the association that the company will continue to sponsor it in the coming years. He presented a cheque of R100 000 to the president of the association, Mr George Kubayi. An independent financial planner, Mr Nyiko NgThe dignitaries, Messrs George Kubayi (president of SAFA Vhembe), Jonas Ramahala hatsane, was a guest speaker during the ceremony. (Representative from Total) and Kirsten Nematandani (president of SAFA) display the cheque When addressing a packed hall, Nghatsane said that the fact that Total South Africa was still prepared to during the ceremony.
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Private Bag X5066 Thohoyandou 0950 Limpopo Province Tel: (015) 962 7500 Fax: (015) 962 4020 (015) 962 5328
THULAMELA MUNICIPALITY HEAD OFFICE: THE ECONOMIC HUB OF VHEMBE REGION, AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER INVITES APPLICATIONS FROM SUITABLE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR APPOINTMENT ON THE FOLLOWING POSTS: DEPARTMENT: ROADS, STORMWATER AND SANITATION DIVISION: SURFACE ROADS MAINTENANCE POSITION: OPERATORS POST LEVEL: 09 NO OF POSTS: 05 ANNUAL SALARY: R137 848.42 REQUIREMENTS: • Grade 12 plus 3 years relevant experience. • Code 10 (CI) driver’s licence plus Public Driver’s Permit. • Be able to operate 4 (four) different types of heavy machinery. • Be able to make minor repairs of plant / equipment. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Operate construction vehicle / plant or equipment. • Perform minor repairs of plant. • Report any major breakdown or wear on vehicle parts to Mechanical division. • Grading of streets. • Transporting construction material. DEPARTMENT: ROADS, STORMWATER AND SANITATION DIVISION: SURFACE ROADS MAINTENANCE POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE CLERKS POST LEVEL: 10 NO OF POSTS: 02 ANNUAL SALARY: R121 475.72 REQUIREMENTS: • Grade 12 and Diploma in Public Admin / Management. • Computer diploma from accredited institution. • Two years of experience in a working environment. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Records keeping for materials, tools, etc, any other duties assigned by the supervisor. • Issuing stock to personnel. • Check daily register for personnel. • Administer purchasing of building materials. • Ensure that all documents are filed safely for easy access. • Attend to all internal and external stakeholders. DEPARTMENT: MUNICIPAL MANAGER’S OFFICE POSITION: PERFORMANCE AUDITOR POST LEVEL: 04 NO OF POSTS: 01 ANNUAL SALARY: R280 766.67 REQUIREMENTS: • Recognized B.Comm/B Degree or National Diploma in Internal Auditing with auditing as a major subject, coupled with a wealth of relevant hands-on management experience. • A minimum of 2-3 years proven internal audit experience/performance audit. • An extensive knowledge in Internal Audit procedures, King III report on Corporate Governance and Institute of Internal Auditors (SA) standards. • Registered as a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors South Africa. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Perform duties in terms of section 165 of Municipal Finance Management Act and section 38 of Municipal systems Act. • Direct, organise and lead internal audit team. • Develop risk-based audit plan in line with the municipal vision, mission and strategic objectives. • Conduct audits as per the approval risk based audit plan. • Perform quarterly performance information audits. • Perform value for money audits. • Maintain and review internal audit charter. • Evaluate the adequacy and efficiency of all internal controls and operating processes on a continuous basis. • Prepare value adding reports and recommendations in respect of audits completed to Chief Audit Executive. KEY COMPETENCIES: • Strong leadership and performance management skills. • Negotiation and presentation skills. • Analytical thinker and problem solving skills. • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. • Report writing and computer skills. Remuneration: Basic salary per annum plus, medical aid, cellphone allowance and home owner allowance in case of a bond. The candidate should be prepared to start immediately and to work extended hours when necessary. Fraudulent qualifications or documents will immediately disqualify any application. An application letter and comprehensive CV with certified copies of certificates should be forwarded to: The Municipal Manager, P/Bag X5066, Thohoyandou, 0950 or may be handed in at office no.130b between 08h00 - 16h00 during office hours. For administrative enquiries contact: Ramugondo R.R. and Muthaphuli A.S. at 015 962 7643 or 015 962 7568 during office hours. The closing date is 11 November 2011. Should you not be contacted within 30 days after the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. MR MATHIVHA M.H. MUNICIPAL MANAGER
sponsor the association in the coming years was a clear indication that the association had the ability to administer its finances. He appealed to the players to remain disciplined both on and off the field of play. “Talent and skill without discipline will never take you anywhere,” he said. The national president of SAFA, Mr Kirsten Nematandani, praised the sponsor for channeling a part of their profits towards the development of amateur football. The champions of the competition will receive a R30 000 soccer kit, gold medals and a floating trophy. The runners-up will take home R15 000. The third-placed team will become R10 000 richer, while R5 000 is awaiting the fourthplaced team. Teams that will be booted out of the competition in the quarterfinal stage will each receive a consolation prize of R1000. The player of the tournament, goalkeeper of the tournament and the top goal scorer will each receive trophies.
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EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT Become part of the progress of the Makhado Municipality, in a beautiful town at the foot of the Soutpansberg and join a dynamic equal-opportunity Local Government. The Makhado Local Municipality hereby invites applications from suitable qualified candidates for the following positions: DEPARTMENT: CORPORATE SUPPORT & SHARED SERVICES HR RECORDS CLERK Salary Scale: R171 021.84 – R188 867.64 (post level - 8) Qualifications/Requirements:* Relevant NQF level 3*Knowledge of MS Office Applications will serve as an added advantage.*Appropriate experience in Records Management and HR related matters.*At least 12 – 24 months relevant experience in personnel filing.*Ability to read, write and communicate in English.*Computer literate. Responsibilities:* Perform all duties related to HR and Records office.*Co-responsible for senior duties generic to Registry Offices comprising of amongst others distributing, keeping registers, accurate filing of documents i.e SP files and Vacancy files, complying with registry regulations and sound office administration skills. Key Competencies:*Sound office administration skills.*Computer skills.*Communication skills. MESSENGER Salary Scale: R75 967.83 – R84 750.48 (post level- 14) Qualifications/Requirements: *Grade 12 * Basic Literacy.* Ability to read and write.*Must be able to communicate in English.*Code 08 Drivers’ license will be an added advantage. Responsibilities: *Duplicate documents.*Deliver internal/ external correspondence.*Deliver documents of Council and its Committees to councillors and officials.*Assist with all duties generic to Registry Offices.*Must be able to work beyond office hours. Key Competencies: * Driving skills.* Interpersonal people skills.*Communication skills. CLERICAL ASSISTANT Salary Scale: R143 965.92 – R166 813.80.17 (post level-9) Qualifications/Requirements:*Grade 12 plus acknowledged Secretarial Diploma with especially typing as qualification.*General office routine and administrative support experience to deliver routine clerical support of diverse nature. Responsibilities:*Perform routine clerical and typing tasks, with emphasis mainly on typing of form letters, agendas and minutes, requisitions, memoranda, and reports.*Must be willing to learn the committee system in respect of agendas and minutes and distribution thereof *Verify information against existing records; post information to records or ledgers; issue equipment or supplies.*Tabulate cumulative data; type scheduled or special reports as required.*Maintain regular office files; sort and distribute incoming mail.*Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. Key Competencies:*Communication skill.*Typing skill.*Must be fast and accurate in typing SERVICE WORKERS (CLEANERS) (6 posts) Salary Scale: R69 717 .24 – R75 555 .84 per annum (post level- 15) Qualifications/Requirements: * Basic adult literacy.*Communication skills.*Physical skills. Responsibilities:*Clean municipal halls and offices.*Carry chairs, tables and other furniture. *Wash utensils. *Clean premises of Civic Centre. Key Competencies:*Physical ability to perform household cleaning duties.*Communication skills. DEPARTMENT: FINANCE EXPENDITURE: DIVISION CLERK: SALARIES (3 posts) Salary Scale: R171 021.84 – R188 867.64 (post level - 8) Qualifications/Requirements:*Grade 12 with Accounting or equivalent NQF Level 4.*At least one year related experience. Responsibilities:*Verify and receiving of timesheets from various departments.*Processing of overtime, standby and attendance records received from timesheets from various department to ensure that salaries are calculated for the correct hours worked.*Calculate hours worked per timesheet to ensure that employees are remunerated accordingly. Key Competencies:*Interpersonal and people skills.*Good organisational skill.* Communication skill.*Report writing and Customer service skills. REVENUE MANAGEMENT DIVISION: CLERK: CUSTOMER CARE (2 posts) Salary Scale: R171 021.84 – R188 867.64 (post level- 8) Qualification/Requirements: Grade 12 with Accounting.*Knowledge in bookkeeping.* 1 year relevant experience in revenue experience. Responsibilities: To provide excellent customer care services.* Perform specific procedures associated with new connections and general transaction data.* Administer applications for new, revised or terminated services.* Performs specific clerical activities and provides general office support. * Ensure communication regarding incorrect meter information and corresponding with clients. * Perform any other duty related duties as instructed by the supervisor Key Competencies: Interpersonal skills.*Computer literate.* Bilingual.* Attention to details* Accounting background ASSET MANAGEMENT DIVISION: CLERK: FLEET MANAGEMENT Salary Scale: R171 021.84 – R188 867.64 (post level - 08) Qualifications/Requirements:*Grade 12 or equivalent NQF Level 5.*General Office Administration Certificate.*Substantial experience of 4 years with a minimum of 2 years at a supervisory level.*A driver’s licence. Responsibilities:*Allocation of vehicles.*Monitor and analysis fuel utilisation, licensing of vehicles.*Arrange for planned service and maintenance of vehicles.*Schedule the evaluation of drivers.*Compiling monthly reports.*Investigation and reporting of accidents.*Safe keeping of keys and registration documents.*Valid Code 8 drivers licence. Key Competences: * Interpersonal and people skills.* Public liaising and communication skills. CLERK ASSET MANAGEMENT (Property Plant and Equipment) Salary Scale: R171 021.84 – R188 867.64 (post level - 8) Qualifications/Requirements:*Grade 12 or equivalent NQF Level 4 with at least two years experience.*Knowledge of related financial systems.*Computer Literacy (Ms Word, Excel). Responsibilities:*Ensures compliance with the Assets Management Policy.*Ensures estimated useful life of assets in accordance with the Asset Management Policy.*Maintain and reconcile asset register.*Reconcile asset register reconciliation with the ledger and balances the asset register.*Drafts Schedules for AFS purposes.*Ensure that new assets are insured and assets disposed of are removed from insurance portfolio to ensure adequate insurance cover for assets, and that unnecessary cover is not paid for.*Liaises with Software supplier. Key Competences:*Interpersonal and people skills.*Accounting Skills.*Communication Skills. Report writing and attention to detail. DEPARTMENT: TECHNICAL SERVICES DIVISION: CIVIL ENGINEERING OPERATOR (2 posts) Salary Scale: R121 755.06 – R137 848.32 (post level-10) Requirements/Qualifications:*Grade 9.* Code EC1 Driver’s Licence + PDP* At least two years experience as a tractor driver. Responsibilities:*Performs specific tasks associated with the operation of heavy specialized mechanical plant (e.g. Grader, TLB, Front End Loader, Crane Truck, Bulldozer, Concrete Mixer) and vehicles (Tip Trucks, etc) during road and storm water drainage maintenance activities by:*Driving and manoeuvring heavy mechanical plant engaging controls to operate mechanisms to enable digging, loading, grading and levelling sequences.*Uses crane to install storm water pipes into excavated trench.*Doing road patching, laying of storm water pipes when necessary. Key Competencies:*The ability to operate heavy vehicle or other specialized machine.* Basic knowledge of safety requirements.*Driving skills. SERVICE WORKERS: ROADS DZANANI (11 posts) Salary Scale: R69 717.24 – R75 555.84 (post level-15) Requirements/Qualifications: *Ability to read and write.* Recommendations: The following will serve as recommendations: *Ability to operate small plant (Roller, Compactor, Tar Cutter, Concrete Mixer). Responsibilities:*Cleaning of streets (sweeping and removal of debris and rubble).*Cleaning of catch pits.* Pothole patching.*Side walls repairs.*Poisoning of weeds along the streets.
Key Competencies:* Communication skills and interpersonal skills. SERVICES WORKERS: WASTE (15 posts) Salary Scale: R69 717.24 – R75 555.84 (post level-15) Requirements/Qualifications:*Ability to read and write. Responsibilities:*Cleaning of streets (sweeping and removal of debris and rubble).*Cleaning of catch pits.*Collection of waste*Poisoning of weeds along the streets. Key Competencies:*Communication skills and interpersonal skills. DIVISION: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING SERVICE WORKERS: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (26 Posts) Salary Scale: R69 717.24 – R75 555.84 per annum (post level -15) Qualifications/Requirements:*Grade 9 with at least 1 year experience in basis knowledge of electricity: Applicant must be physical fit to carry heavy objects.*The applicant must be able to work in hot and humid conditions *Able to perform dangerous work and ready to work overtime. Duties / Key Performance Area: Performs specific electrical activities supporting the immediate superior during minor and major works during major installation.* Maintenance and repair works Attending to the preparation of the site laying cables removing and replacing components on isolated circuit and circuits and conducting and reporting load test outcomes.* C2 leans worksites Store equipments and tools and loads materials prior to departure from work site of building plans; assist with the design and drawing of municipal (small structure) plans for new buildings or renovations. DEPARTMENT: COMMUNITY SERVICES DIVISION: ENVIRONMETNAL HEALTH AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT CONTROL ROOM ATTENDANT (2 posts) Salary scale: R143 965.92 - R166 813.80 (post level -9) Qualifications/Requirements: NQF level 4 or equivalent qualification *1-2 years relevant call centre experience will be an added advantage. Responsibilities: Communicates and transfers information to/from operational personnel *Maintains system functionality and applied procedures associated with maintenance of system records and information.*Attends to the application of clerical and office support sequence Key competencies: Ability to speak specific official languages deemed fit within the area. SECRETARY: SPEAKER’S OFFICE (5 years contract) Salary Scale: R189 349.32 – R213 675.96 (post level -7) Qualifications/Requirements: *Grade 12 or Secretarial Diploma qualifications.* At least two years experience in Office Administration.* Incumbent should have an extensive experience and in –depth knowledge and experience in Local government.*Computer literacy will serve as a strong recommendation. 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CENTRE MANAGER: DZANANI REGION MULTIPURPOSE COMMUNITY CENTRE (Ha- Musekwa Ngundu) Salary Scale: R294 945.24 – R309 884.16 per annum (post level - 4) Qualifications/Requirements:*Grade 12.*Diploma & Degree in Public Administration or relevant qualification.*2-3 years relevant experience in municipal environment.*A valid driver’s License and Computer Literacy. Responsibilities:*Manage, administer and oversee the infrastructural facilities of MPCC Services to ensure that facilities are effective and efficient.*Manage and promote liaison between the community and represented departments at Musekwa MPCC to ensure that service delivery meets with the needs of the community.*Regulate the service schedule of the Departments / Service providers.*Facilitate the process to collect information on and interpret the community needs to ensure service delivery / improvement /expansion of services and the activation of new services at the centre.*Provide the office space to the service providers.*Ensure that the office space is managed cost effectively and in a sustainable manner. Key Competencies:*Administrative skills.*Time management.*Communication skills.*Report writing skills and Good personality to communicate with the consumers and member of the public. RECEPTIONIST Salary Scale: R143 965.92 – R166 813.80 per annum (post level -9) Qualifications/Requirements:*Grade 12.*Diploma in Office Administration.*Knowledge of public relations in public or private sector.*Good working knowledge of MS Office package. Duties / Key Performance Area:*Ensure that accurate messages taken and handed to relevant staff member.*To effectively attend to incoming calls and direct them accordingly.*To attend to telephone enquiries by members of the public requesting information pertinent to services rendered in such a manner that a high level of customer satisfaction is realized.*Attend all administrative matters in the office of the manager. Key Competencies:*Administrative skills and communication and telephone skills. DIVISION: PROTECTION SERVICES CLERICAL ASSISTANT (10 posts) Salary Scale: R106 914.72. R118 776.84 (post level - 11) Qualifications/Requirements:*Grade 12.*Relevant post school qualification e.g. Diploma / Institute of License Officials I and II plus 2 years experience.*No Criminal Record. Responsibilities:*Responsible for change over of driver’s licenses and professional driver permit on computer to the card type licenses.*Posting and listing of application forms to prodiba * Responsible for the daily cashing up of the income generated.*Issuing and filing of learners licenses, drivers licenses, certificate of fitness, professional drivers permits, roadworthy certificates, instructors registration certificates, operators certificates, temporary and special permits. Key Competences:*Effective communication with the Provincial and National Departments Computer literacy is a strong recommendation.*Good personality to communicate with the consumers and member of the public.*To be able to work with money. NB: ALL SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL GO THROUGH A SECURITY CLEARANCE CHECK. Makhado Municipality has a firm commitment to the advancement of designated groups, including women and disabled. Forward your application on the Council’s prescribed application form with a copy of CV and qualifications to the Municipal Manager, Private Bag X2596, LOUIS TRICHARDT, 0920. For more information contact MS. T.S NDOU @ 015 519 3209 PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED NB: NO FAX AND E-MAIL APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED If no response is received from Makhado Local Municipality within 90 days after the closing date, it must be regarded that your application has not been successful. Publication Date: 21 October 2011 Closing Date: 11 November 2011 Notice No.: 89/2011 File No.: 5/3/B MUNICIPAL MANAGER A.S TSHIKALANGE
21 October 2011 19 By Frank Mavhungu
By Frank Mavhungu
Mighty FC hold All Stars to a draw Nobela All Stars came back from a 0-2 deficit and held Mighty FC to a 2-2 draw in their Vodacom Promotional League match at Malamulele Stadium on Saturday. All Stars controlled the proceedings throughout the first half, but they could not find their way through the defence of Mighty. The former Rospa United players, Lucky Shoba and Leabua Lemena, proved to the technical staff that they did not err by signing them from United early this season. The two were a thorn in the flesh of the defenders of Mighty. No goal was seen during the first half, despite numerous at-
tempts by Stars’ strikers. Stars continued to control the game in the last half, but their goal poachers were unlucky. Mighty’s opening goal came in the 58th minute. Their midfielder, Lesiba Mongwe, beat the offside trap and won a loose ball not far from the goal mouth, from where he made no mistake. Mongwe sustained an injury to his knee moments thereafter and the team’s technical staff was forced to replace him with Nelson Mohale. Siyabonga Mnguni of Mighty was cautioned with a card for ignoring the referee’s whistle. Mighty increased the tally through Makwana Nkgapele,
who headed home after a corner kick. The home side introduced Vusimuzi Phiri, Mteteleli Yose and Vongani Shirinda for Sydwell Ritsuri, Harry Chabalala and Rinae Phaswana respectively. They reduced the margin by one in the 79th minute. Thembisani Nevhulamba unleashed a volley, following a scramble within the box. It took Nobela All Stars five minutes to find the equalizer. Leabua Lemena went loose and beat the keeper with a half volley. The players and officials for Mighty were not happy with the goal, saying the scorer was in an offside position.
Dynamos to face United in NFD clash The fight for promotion and to avoid relegation at the end of the season will continue this weekend among the teams which are affiliated to the National First Division. Athough it will not be an easy task for them, Dynamos must win their match in order to keep their title hopes alive. They will travel to Cape Town, where they will test their strength against Chippa United, in the only match that will be played
this evening. United are not easy to beat at their home ground, Philipi Stadium. Teams like Sevutsa Stars, United FC and Carara Kicks can bear testimony to that. Three matches will be played tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon. Vasco da Gama will meet United FC at the Botshabelo Stadium. Carara Kicks will host FC Cape Town at the Phuthaditshaba Stadium and Witbank Spurs will play against Atlie FC at the
Ackerville Stadium in Witbank. Spurs are languishing at the bottom of the log and a win will boost the team’s morale. Sunday’s fixturea are: Bay United vs African Warriors (Old Peter Mokaba Stadium); FCAK vs Mpumalanga Black Aces (Eldorado Park Stadium); Blackburn Rovers vs Thanda Royal Zulu (Buffalo City Stadium) and Sevutsa Stars vs University of Pretoria (Kanyamazane Stadium).
Rospa and Nobela in Vhembe derby It will be another busy weekend for the teams affiliated to the Limpopo Stream of the Vodacom Promotional League. Two matches will be played this evening, while the rest of the matches will be played throughout the province tomorrow afternoon. All eyes will be on the match between Rospa United and Nobela All Stars. It will be staged at the Malamulele Stadium tomorrow. Although both Rospa United and Nobela All Stars use
Malamulele Stadium as their home ground, it will be a home fixture for United. United will pin their hopes on their strikers, Happy Mahuntsi and Mashudu “Tlolo” Mashapha, for goals, while Thembisani Nevhulamba and Harry Chabalala are expected to do a good job for the Stars. In the other matches that will also be played tomorrow, Super Eagles will meet Winners Park at the Seshego Stadium. The defending champions, Baroka FC, will host Magezi FC at the Jane
Furse Stadium. Dinare FC, who beat FC Basel 2-1 last weekend, will meet Fanang Diatla at the Moloto Stadium. FC Basel will travel to Modimolle for their match against Modimolle Aces at the Ephraim Mohale Stadium. Lephalale Young Killers will host Phungo All Stars, Mighty FC and Giyani Hotspurs will rub shoulders at the Peter Mokaba Athletics Stadium while The Dolphins will host Blue Rocks at the Seshego Stadium.
VHEMBE FET COLLEGE VACANCIES 1. POST: SUPPLY MANAGEMENT OFFICER
Leabua Lemena of Stars (left) and Mosito Kediarabetse of Mighty battle to win the ball
MAKHADO MUNICIPALITY Tel: (015) 519 3000 Fax: (015) 516 1195 Private Bag X2596 Louis Trichardt 0920
NOTICE OF COUNCIL MEETING KENNIS VAN RAADSVERGADERING NDIVHADZO YA MUTANGANO WA KHANSELE TSEBISO KA KOPANO YA KHANSELE XITIVISO XA NHLENGELETANO Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 19 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000 that the 61st ordinary Council meeting will be held as follows: TIME: 14:00 DATE: 27 October 2011 VENUE: Council Chamber, Ground Floor, Civic Centre, 83 Krogh Street, Louis Trichardt All interested members of the public are invited to attend the meeting. Enquiries must be directed to T S Ndou or M D Munyai at (015) 519 3000. Kennis word hiermee ingevolge klousule 19 van die Plaaslike Regering: Wet op Munisipale Stelsels, Wet 32 van 2000 gegee dat die 61ste gewone Raadsvergadering soos volg gehou sal word: TYD: 14:00 DATUM: 27 Oktober 2011 PLEK: Raadsaal, Grondvloer, Burgersentrum, Kroghstraat 83, Louis Trichardt Enige belangstellende lid van die publiek word genooi om die vergadering by te woon. Navrae kan gerig word aan T S Ndou of M D Munyai by (015) 519 3000. Ndivhadzo u ya nga tshitenwa tsha 19 tsha Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 ya 2000 uri mutangano zwawo wa vhu (61) wa khoro ya masipala u do fariwa nga ndila I tevhelaho: TSHIFHINGA: 14:00 DUVHA: 27 Tshimedzi 2011 FHETHU: Council Chamber, Ground Floor, Civic Centre, 83 Krogh Street, Louis Trichardt Mirado ya lushaka vha re na dzangalelo vha rambiwa u dzhenela uyo Mutangano. Mbudziso dzothe dzi nga livhiswa kha T S Ndou kana M D Munyai kha (015) 519 3000. Tsebiso ye e mabapi le karolo ya 19 ya molao wa Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 ya 2000, gore kopano ya khansele ya bo 61 e tla swarwa ka tsela ye e latelago: NAKO: 14:00 TSATSIKGWEDI: 27 Diphalane 2011 LEFELO: Council Chamber, Ground Floor, Civic Centre, 83 Krogh Street, Louis Trichardt Dipotsiso ka moka di ka lebiswa go T S Ndou or M D Munyai at (015) 519 3000. Mitivisiwa kuya hi Section 19 ya Mfumo wa Xikaya: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 ya 2000 leswaku nhlangano wa vu 61st wa ntolovelo wa khayisele ya Masipala wu tava hi ndlela leyi landzelaka: NKARHI: 14:00 SIKU: 27 Hlangule 2011 NDZHAWU: Council Chamber, Ground Floor, Civic Centre, 83 Krogh Street, Louis Trichardt Lava tsakelaka ku nghenela nhlangano lowo va amukeriwa. Switiviso swi nga kongomisiwa eka manana T S Ndou or M D Munyai at (015) 519 3000. Civic Centre 83 Krogh Street Louis Trichardt Notice No: 132/2011 File No: 4/8/2
REF. NO. Mash/09/11
Salary scale: R149 741 - R176 389 p.a. Centre: Mashamba Campus Requirements: An appropriate 3 years Bachelor Degree / National Diploma with at least two years experience or Senior certificate with at least 4 years experience in Supply Chain Management Logistics. Understanding of Supply Chain Management Processes, PFMA and Treasury Regulations. Good interpersonal relations, communication skills (verbal & written), computer skills are essential. Key performance areas: Successful candidate will be required to administer payment office, payment of goods and services, capturing of data on DB200. Liaise or coordinate with internal / ecternal clients, verify and reconcile statements from suppliers and maintain payment register. Acknowledge receipt of all necessary documents. Ensure that prourement procedures were followed according to the prescripts. Vhembe FET College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Applicants: Direct your applications quoting the relevant reference number to The Chief Executive Officer, Vhembe FET College, Private Bag X2136, SIBASA, 0970. Hand delivered applications my be submitted at HR office, Central office behind Tiger Built Sibasa. Closing date: 28/10/2011 Note: All applications must be accompanied by a recent updated comprehensive CV, certified copies of all qualifications and ID as well as names of references. Z83 form must be used to apply. Failure to submit the required documents will results in the application not being considered. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. If you have not received a response from the college within a month after the closing date, please kindly consider your application to be unsuccesful. Enquiries: Tshidino SC / Ramaakedi TP at 015 963 3156. 2. POST: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
REF. NO. Mak/04/11
Salary scale: SL6-7 R122 751 - R367 419 p.a. Centre: Makwarela Campus Requirements: A minimum of 1 year teaching experience in Mechanical Engineering and either hold teaching qualification or prepared to obtain one, appropriate recognised degree or diploma in Mechanical Engineering. Key performance areas: The successful candidate will be required to plan, develop, deliver and evaluate the curriculum content of learning programmes, providing excellent training across range of full time programmes of NCV level 2 to 4 as well as Nated programmes N1 to N6. Candidate should be able to provide demonstrated potential for effective teaching using variety of methodologies and must be able to teach Computer Aided Drawing (CAD) as well. Registration with SACE will be a strong recommendation. 3. POST: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT CLERK
REF. NO. C/01/2011
Salary scale: SL5 R101 008 - R118 983 p.a. Centre: Central Office Requirements: Grade 12 / National diploma with accounting as passed subject. Understanding of Supply Chain Management process. Good interpersonal relations, communication skills (verbal & written). A computer skill is essential. Key performance areas: Successful candidate will be required to administer payment office, payment of goods and services, capturing of data on DB200, liaise or coordinate with external / external clients, verify and reconcile statement from suppliers, and maintain payment register, acknowledge receipt of all necessary documents and ensure that procurement procedures are followed according to the prescripts. Applicants: Direct your applications quoting the relevant reference numbers to The Chief Executive Officer, Vhembe FET College, Private Bag X2136, SIBASA, 0970. Vhembe FET College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Closing date: 28/10/2011 Note: All applications must be accompanied by a recent updated comprehensive CV, certified copies of all qualifications and ID as well as names of references. Failure to submit the required documents will result in the application not being considered. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. For administration post Z83 form must be used to apply. If you have not received a response from the college within a month after the closing date, please consider you appliation to be unsuccessful. Electronic applications will not be accepted. Enquiries: Tshidino SC / Ramaakedi TP at 015 963 3156.
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Another disappointment for FC Basel’s fans FC Basel disappointed their home crowd when they suffered their second successive defeat in their Vodacom Promotional League match last weekend. They were beaten 1-2 by Dinare FC at the Malamulele Stadium on Saturday. Basel had no one to blame for the poor result but themselves as the opponents played the better part of the game with 10 men. The visitors from Polokwane wasted no time before opening their account. They were awarded a free kick in the sixth minute. Nyiko Ngwenya took the ball from the place kick and the keeper of Basel, Solomon Mametsa, watched helplessly as the ball hit the back of the net. Dinare suffered a heavy blow in the 19th minute. Their playmaker, Themba Mabena, was given his marching orders. He tackled Mmboniseni Phungo of Basel from behind and the referee was quick to show him red. Dinare started to play defensive football soon after the incident and relied mostly on counterattacks. They managed to maintain their lead until the end of the first half. Out of frustration, Basel replaced Tsepo Phelwane, Louis Chauke and Hlamulo Maluleke with Livhuwani Netshiendeulu, Ezekiel Nobela and Themba Tshishonga respectively. A defender of Dinare, Bafana
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Hlamulo Maluleke of Basel (behind) and Michael Mazibuko of Dinare in full flight, trying to win the high ball.
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The opening matches for the Telkom Knockout Cup will be played this weekend. Black Leopards will be lucky if they manage to scrape through to the quarterfinals of the competition. They will rub shoulders with Orlando Pirates at the Orlando Stadium in Johannesburg tomorrow evening. Leopards have a score to settle against the Buccaneers. Pirates who beat Lidoda Duvha 3-1 in the final of the Nedbank Cup at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit four months ago. As if that was not enough to stir up the Leopards fans, Pirates again beat them 2-0 in their opening league match at the Peter Mokaba Stadium two months ago. Leopards’ captain, Mongezi Bobe, says they have put everything at the back of their minds and they are looking forward for a positive result tomorrow. Bobe’s counterpart in the Pirates’
camp, Lucky Lekgwathi, revealed that the Buccaneers are sharpened to kill, saying Leopards will be lucky if they lose by a narrow margin tomorrow. The match is scheduled to start at 18:00. In the other matches that will also be played tomorrow, Moroka Swallows will host Mamelodi Sundowns at the Dobsonville Stadium and Amazulu will pay a visit to Bidvest Wits at the Bidvest Stadium in Johannesburg. In the only match that will be played this evening, Santos and Maritzburg United will lock horns at the Athlone Stadium in Cape Town, starting at 20:00. Two matches will be seen on Sunday. Kaizer Chiefs will pay a visit to Platinum Stars at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg. Ajax Cape Town will entertain Free State Stars at the Athlone Stadium. Sunday’s matches will all kick off at 15:00.
By Kaizer Nengovhela
Benny and Matika in 0-0 draw The Safa Vhembe SAB match between Benny’s Care and Matika FC ended in a goalless draw at the Tshiozwi grounds on Sunday. Benny’s was the superior side from the onset as far as possession of the ball was concerned. This resulted in their putting more pressure on the defence of Matika for the better part of the match. Benny’s missed a golden opportunity in the eighth minute when Phophi Phophi shot wide from the penalty area. Realising that their midfield was weary, the technical department of the local lads introduced Billy Moyo for Clement Maphaba. The second half was characterized by dangerous play from the visitors’ players. In an attempt to calm the situation, the referee flashed several yellow cards in quick succession. Jacob Phaswana and Norman Ndou of the visitors were booked for applying dirty tricks and dangerous play. Lloyd Davhana dribbled past three defenders in a row before beating the keeper, Thulare Muthanga. After the goal, Matika started to change
the action as Benny’s enjoyed ball possession. Matika equalised via Rendani Ngobeni in the 40th minute. The keeper of Matika, Thulare Muthanga, was red-carded for rough play. In the second half, the local lads put more pressure on their opponents. Rendani Galedzane scored his team’s second goal after he received a beautiful pass from Andani Nemalili. Their celebration was cut short when Matika levelled the score, with Ishmael Muloiwa scoring easily. If a soccer match could be won through the number of scoring chances a team creates, Benny’s would have won the match convincingly. Their strikers wasted many opportunities to win the match. The home team’s central backs, Seaview Hlungwane and Innocent Mathatha, were reprimanded with cards for rough tackling and wasting time respectively. Matika introduced Mpho Mudau for Kamogelo Chidi, but this did not have any influence on the outcome of the match. The draw was a fair result for the evenly contested match.
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Soccer League Logs Deadline: Tuesday 12:00 - No handwritten logs will be accepted Elim Superspar league - Stream A Team Played Won Draw Lost For Against Points Mabedengwa United FC 3 2 1 0 5 2 7 Valdezia Santos 3 2 1 0 4 1 7 Njhakanjhaja FC 2 1 1 0 6 1 4 Mandis Express FC 2 1 1 0 3 1 4 Matsila Morning Sweepers 2 1 1 0 1 0 4 N´waxinyamani All Stars 3 1 1 1 3 3 4 Madapha FC 1 1 0 0 2 1 3 Valdezia Juventus F C 3 0 0 2 1 2 3 Elim Blackpool Juniors 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 Mpheni Hungry Lions 2 0 1 1 2 3 1 Mambedi Sundowns FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Waterval Super Strikers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Matlhari F.C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Wata Peace Makers 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 Basani United FC 1 0 0 1 1 3 0
This year’s winner of the Khoroni 4x4 challenge last weekend was Bruce Milton (centre) and his family, with 151 points. His daughter, Maxine, also won the young navigator’s prize. Pictured with them are Mashudu Muthuli (Khoroni Guest Relations Officer), Mark Single (Peermont), Albert Eksteen (Khoroni general manager) and Zena Lambrechts (Khoroni PRO).
Team Mashamba Soccer Academy Pfanani Home defnders Mulima FC Muila FC Mufeba United FC Manyima mars Brotehrs Mukondeni Ratananga FC Slanger Juventus FC Madadzhi eversmilling FC Thanwana Celtics FC Sereni Home Boys Muwaweni Lucky Stars Maila U Sumbwa Stars
Elim Superspar - Stream B Played Won Draw Lost For Against Points 3 3 0 0 12 3 9 3 2 1 0 3 1 7 2 2 0 0 3 1 6 2 2 0 0 3 1 6 3 2 0 1 5 4 6 3 2 0 1 4 3 6 2 1 1 0 4 0 4 2 1 1 0 5 2 4 2 1 0 1 4 4 3 3 1 0 2 9 10 3 3 1 0 2 5 6 3 2 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 2 2 6 0
Team Madombizha Celtics FC Masia Rainbow Academy Muduluni young Chiefs Tshikhwani Stone Breakers LTT Murunwa Soccer Academy Madombizha Try Again Zamenkomste liverpool FC makhitha I A Runga Ramahantsha FC Madodonga Limpopo Prof Maebani Young Eagles Madodonga Tab All Stars Ravele Black Dragon Ravele Highlanders FC Kutama Young Stars Kutama Cosmos FC Muraleni Young Rebellions Maebani Aces United Muraleni United Brothers Gogobole Bucs FC Manavhela Real Fighters
The Don Page Trophy for the most helpful person competing in the annual Khoroni 4x4 challenge this year went to “Oliphant” and his family. The trophy was handed over by Don’s widow, Amanda Page (fourth from right).
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Limpopo The Fresh One Played Won Draw Lost For Against Points 1 1 0 0 4 1 3 1 1 0 0 3 2 3 1 1 0 0 2 1 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0
Makhado LFA Magwaba Bus Service Stream A Team Played Won Draw Lost For Against Points Dopeni Mighty Com 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 Magadani M & m revolution 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 Phadzima Shooting Stars 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 Mauluma All Stars 1 1 0 0 2 1 3 Milaboni Chop Them Down 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 Tshirenzheni Peace Makers 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 Vuvha Kill Them All 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kokwane Foot Prints 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Khalavha Real Rovers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Murunwa X1 Experience 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mandala Happy Boys 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 Khunda Hungry Lions 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 Raliphaswa Rolling Stones 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 Dopeni United FC 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 Makhado LFA Magwaba Bus Service Stream B Team Played Won Draw Lost For Against Points Tshiendeulu New Castle 1 1 0 0 7 0 3 Khakhu Young Chiefs 1 1 0 0 4 1 3 Khakhu United FC 1 1 0 0 4 1 3 Nzhelele United Stars 1 1 0 0 4 1 3 Tshifume Self Defence 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 Mandiwana Soccer Ac 1 1 0 0 2 1 3 Mphephu Naughty Boys 1 0 1 0 3 3 1 Thononda All Stars 1 0 1 0 3 3 1 Nzhelele Home Sweepers 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 Nzhelele Home Sweepers 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 Tremmer Boys FC 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 Mavhunga Thondoni FC 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 Matanda Young Golden Arr 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 Tshikudo First Prof 1 0 0 1 1 4 0 Lugisani Arsenal FC 1 0 0 1 1 4 0 Mphaila Young Tigers 1 0 0 1 0 4 0 Makungwi Acron FC 1 0 0 1 0 7 0 Makhado LFA Magwaba Bus Service Stream c Team Played Won Draw Lost For Against Points Mamvuka Heroes FC 1 1 0 0 4 2 3 Matanda Real Juventus 1 1 0 0 3 2 3 Tshikuwi Youth Soccer Deve 1 1 0 0 2 1 3 Luvhalani Sunshine Pirates 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 Mamvuka Real Vultures 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 manyii Young Stars 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 Matsa Hot Spurs 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 Matsa Super Players 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 Rabali Peace Makers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mabirimisa Powerlines FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Matsa Freedom Fighters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Rabali Barcelona FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Benfica FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mapakophele Fire Makers 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 Tshituni Motherwell FC 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 maangani celtics FC 1 0 0 1 2 4 0
Team Makovha All Stars Ngwenani Y Chiefs United Artists Maranzhe Hungry Lion Dumasi All Stars maha Flying Gunners mbilwi United stars Themba Sunrise Riders Miluwani Happy Boys Table New Commers Mphego Real Rovrs Vhembe FET College Dididi Flying Birds Madidingwe Y Stars Block L home sweepers
SAB League Stream C Played Won Draw Lost For Against Points 8 6 1 1 19 9 19 7 5 2 0 15 5 17 7 5 1 1 11 2 16 7 4 1 2 17 7 13 8 4 1 3 13 10 13 8 4 1 3 8 10 13 7 4 0 3 8 7 12 8 4 0 4 11 11 12 8 3 2 3 15 11 11 7 3 0 4 12 14 9 7 2 2 3 9 8 8 8 2 0 6 7 19 6 7 1 2 4 5 8 5 7 1 1 5 2 14 4 0 1 0 7 7 24 3
Team Mphireleni Nandoni FC Basel Mulezhi S Stars Jerome River bank Lombard Power Rangers Malamulele FC Khakhanwa United Stars Matsakali Sky Rangers Merwe United Matiyani Recreation Shikundu manchester Altein Reformed Squad Shigamani FC Omega Line
SAB League Stream A Played Won Draw Lost For Against Points 7 5 2 0 18 9 17 7 5 2 0 12 3 17 7 4 2 1 10 5 14 7 4 1 2 11 10 13 7 4 0 3 12 7 12 5 3 1 1 9 5 10 5 3 1 1 8 4 10 7 3 1 3 12 14 10 6 2 0 4 4 8 6 6 1 2 3 7 9 5 6 1 1 4 9 12 4 7 1 1 5 5 11 4 7 0 4 3 6 14 4 6 0 0 6 4 16 0
Team Mukula Young Santos Makwarela Dev Stars Khubvi Dangerous Da Mushungwa Try again Makonde home Defenders Dolphins FC Phandulaluvalo Tshifundi X1 Experience Khubvi Peace Makers Mudaswali United Bros Vondwe X1 bulltes Gaba union Fighters Tshidizini happy Fight Thembaluvhilo 7 Stars Mutwa Brazilins Tshidimbini Brave Lion
SAB League Stream B Played Won Draw Lost For Against Points 8 8 0 0 20 5 24 8 6 1 1 18 6 19 8 5 2 1 16 8 17 7 5 1 1 12 6 16 8 4 1 3 13 11 13 8 4 0 4 12 8 12 7 3 1 3 6 6 10 8 2 3 3 12 15 9 8 3 0 5 7 18 9 8 2 2 4 10 11 8 8 2 2 4 9 12 8 8 2 2 4 8 13 8 8 2 2 4 8 13 8 8 2 1 5 9 12 7 8 2 1 5 5 10 7 8 1 1 6 6 17 4
Team Tshakhuma RO Rockers FC Gwamasenga UNTD Bros Tshedza FC Maugani might matser Mahematshema Flying Birds Iyarunga XI Smarties Ramukhuba Untd Bros Duthuni United Bros Mutandi P together Tshisahulu FC Phungo All Stars Shayandima Disco 5 Shayandima S Stars Madala Liverpool FCKK Itsani Double Chiefs
SAB League Stream D Played Won Draw Lost For Against Points 8 6 2 0 14 4 20 7 4 3 0 19 5 15 8 4 2 2 19 16 14 7 4 2 1 16 14 14 8 3 3 2 10 11 12 7 3 2 2 12 11 11 7 2 3 2 12 11 9 6 3 0 3 7 6 9 8 2 3 3 7 8 9 7 2 2 3 8 7 8 7 2 2 3 8 9 8 4 2 1 1 9 5 7 6 2 1 3 9 10 7 7 2 0 5 13 22 6 8 2 0 6 5 18 6 8 1 2 5 2 8 5 7 0 4 3 4 9 4
Western Stars Tshifhire N Brothers Madombizha Arsenal Makhita Oscar Stars Mailaskop P Together maelula New Mates Zoutpansburg P Line Tshiozwi Dynamos Bennys Care Academy Tshikota Chelsea Zamenkoste UNTD Bros Vleifontein all Stars Mpheni Home Defenders Matika FC
SAB League Stream E Played Won Draw Lost For Against Points 8 7 1 0 23 6 22 8 7 0 1 30 6 21 8 5 1 2 10 7 16 8 4 2 2 10 8 14 8 4 0 4 11 11 12 8 3 2 3 12 9 11 8 3 1 4 10 15 10 7 3 0 4 11 12 9 7 2 3 2 10 12 9 8 2 2 4 6 6 8 8 2 2 4 4 11 8 8 1 3 4 9 27 6 8 1 2 5 5 14 5 8 0 3 5 6 13 3
Team Tshiovhani Airline Muthelo FC Boksi happy Boys Phadziri FC Guvhungwa Y Fighters Donkerhoek New Castle Lwelani FC Wayeni Sea Robbers Vyboom FC Mashamba Benifica Bungeni Young Tigers Lambani G kilers Malonga Killer Boys Muziafera Blue Eagles Mbokta FC Basani Arrow Chiefs Mashau Real Vultures
SAB League Stream F Played Won Draw Lost For Against Points 8 6 1 1 21 9 19 8 4 4 0 16 10 16 7 4 3 0 12 5 15 8 4 3 1 13 9 15 8 3 3 2 14 11 12 7 4 0 3 10 12 12 7 3 2 2 9 9 11 7 3 1 3 11 6 10 8 2 3 3 7 6 9 7 2 2 3 8 11 8 7 1 4 2 7 9 7 7 1 4 2 7 10 7 7 1 3 3 7 9 6 7 1 3 3 3 8 6 8 1 3 4 8 14 6 8 1 2 5 9 16 5 7 0 3 4 7 15 3
Team Rabali Pull Together Vhulaudzi UNTD Bros Nzhelele Young Nations Tshivhiludulu H lions Seven United Stars Mauluma Black Mamba Shanza Continentals Matanda Golden Arrows Fripp Mighty Birds Matsa N Stars Fundudzi UNTD Brothers Tshikuwi S Breakers FJ Napoli
SAB League Stream G Played Won Draw Lost For Against Points 8 7 0 1 17 8 21 7 5 1 1 10 3 16 8 4 3 1 12 6 15 7 4 3 0 7 2 15 7 3 3 1 10 3 12 7 2 4 1 10 7 10 8 2 3 3 11 11 9 8 2 2 4 8 9 8 7 2 1 4 8 9 7 7 2 1 4 6 11 7 7 1 2 4 9 19 5 8 0 3 5 7 17 3 7 0 2 5 2 12 2
Berea FC Musina United Tshilamusi S Eagles Joe Express Muledzhi Fireboys Tshiungani Y Chiefs Dambal manch UNT Musina Family United Mutele mountain Rangers muswodi Happy Fighters Lwathudwa B movers Folovhodwe S Breakers Manenzhe Midnight D Lovers FC Madimbo Northren Fight
SAB League Stream H Played Won Draw Lost For Against Points 8 5 2 1 15 6 17 6 5 0 1 19 7 15 7 3 4 0 12 9 13 6 4 1 1 10 7 13 8 3 2 3 13 13 11 7 3 2 2 10 10 11 7 2 3 2 10 10 9 7 2 2 3 8 11 8 6 1 4 1 12 10 7 8 2 1 5 10 12 7 7 0 6 1 10 12 6 7 1 3 3 7 9 6 7 1 3 3 7 11 6 8 1 3 4 7 11 6 7 2 0 5 9 21 6
Team Mulodi Freedom Birds Rambuda Young Fighters Mianzwi Green Hornet mutshedzheni Gorrilas Tshikundamelema W Mapuloni High Landers Mangaya Living Comm Tshandama Try Together Tswera Young Masters Thengwe Flying Peace Matangari Settlers Tshibvumo Y Stars Rangani Stars Lukau Hot Aces Phalama Y Vultures
SAB League Stream I Played Won Draw Lost For Against Points 8 6 0 2 18 10 18 9 5 1 3 10 7 16 9 4 3 2 18 13 15 8 4 2 2 14 12 14 9 3 4 2 11 7 13 9 3 4 2 10 12 13 8 3 3 2 12 7 12 8 3 3 2 11 9 12 9 3 3 3 17 17 12 8 2 4 2 9 10 10 8 2 3 3 6 7 9 8 2 3 3 9 13 9 9 1 5 3 11 16 8 8 1 3 4 12 13 6 8 0 1 7 5 20 1
Thanyai Chikopza Vhakalisi Emzin Greenhouse Tshiozwi Thabelo Makhitha Mzansi Khokhonya Skyvovo Mara Station Lacosta Mvelaphanda Lasvegas Pretoria City
Sinthumule Kutama and Elim Pool Association Log Played Won Draw Lost For Against Points Team 29 22 1 6 423 287 67 29 22 0 7 401 295 66 29 19 4 6 377 304 61 29 19 1 9 402 303 58 28 19 1 8 357 295 58 28 19 0 9 361 297 57 29 18 2 9 377 323 56 29 15 1 13 366 352 46 29 14 3 12 357 357 45 29 14 2 12 360 355 44 29 10 1 18 314 346 31 29 8 2 19 327 376 26 29 8 1 19 282 387 25 29 5 2 22 291 399 17 29 4 1 24 245 381 13 29 4 0 25 269 434 12
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Kaizer Chiefs fought hard to earn three im- half. Chiefs broke the deadlock in respectively. portant league points when they beat Black the 67th minute when their overThe home side lost hope when Leopards 2-0 in their Absa Premiership lapping defender, Lucky Baloyi, Ramagalela miskicked the ball with League match at the Peter Mokaba Stadium unleashed from the edge of the the keeper to beat in the 78th minute. in Polokwane on Sunday. box. Leopards later replaced Grant Amakhosi increased the margin nine Chiefs won the match in the midfield, from Lungu with Thabo Mongalo while minutes before the final whistle. where Siphiwe Tshabalala and Tinashe Nengo- Chiefs sacrificed Bernard Parker and Lehlohonolo Majoro hooked in the masha were dishing out dangerous passes to the Stembiso Ncgobo for Lehlohonolo ball after a scramble within the box strikers. Leopards should have been the first to Majoro and Reneilwe Letsholonyane and sealed the game. blow the trumpet, but their bulldozer striker, Rodney Ramagalela, let the fans down in the 18th minute. He won the ball from Jimmy Jambo outside the box and unleashed a ground cutter, which went a little wide. The Leopards’ keeper, Postnet Omony, was a marvel to watch throughout the game. He impressed everybody when he stretched to the limit to palm Bernard Parker’s volley away for a corner kick. As if that was not good enough to convince the crowd, Omony executed another brilliant save to stop George Lebese from scoring an obvious goal. Leopards were more organized in the midfield in the last half, especially after the introduction of Tiyani Mabunda for Raymond Monama. Several of Leopards’ players, Harry Nyirenda, Vincent Xakane, Moses Kwena and Thomas Madimba, were reprimanded with cards for different in- Lucky Baloyi of Kaizer Chiefs (left) and Grant Lungu of Black Leopards struggle for fringements earlier in the last possession of the ball. © Pic Sydney Mahlangu/Backpagepix.