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Three boys hacked to death was asked questions, had his case postponed to 27 September for In one of the bloodiest weekfurther investigation. His legal ends characterised by violent representative, Mr Desmond domestic-related killings in Mphaphuli of DT Mphaphuli AtVhembe, a man is accused of torneys, applied that the accused killing his three children in the be sent for mental observation. most gruesome way The request was granted by the The man from Manyii village court. under the Mphephu traditional Madou’s arrest and subseauthority has been identified quent appearance came after the as Samuel Madou (43). He gruesome incident in the early allegedly killed his sons Tshilidzi hours of Saturday at around (7), Thabo (6) and Olugaho (2) 02:00, when he allegedly hacked in the early hours of Saturday at his three sons to death while they their home. were asleep in their house. He has since been arrested and The charge further alleges appeared in the Dzanani Magis- that Madou started chasing his trate’s Court on Monday. He has wife, Ms Rendani Muluvhu, with been charged with three counts a panga, but she managed to of murder. escape and left the children beMadou, who looked absent in hind. They were hacked to death court and only nodded when he in the absence of their mother. By Elmon Tshikhudo

Above: The accused, Samuel Madou, arrives at the Dzanani Magistrate’s Court. Right: Makhado Mayor Cllr Mildred Sinyosi (centre) and the Chief Whip, Cllr Dorcas Mmboi (left), comfort the mother of the children, Ms Rendani Muluvhu.

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Family spokesperson Mr Daniel Madou said that his brother had been behaving strangely prior to the incident. “He called on Friday before the incident, telling us there were people who wanted to kill him, but the people were only seen by him. What we know is that the members of the family loved each other. It was never necessary for us to solve any problem between them.” He added that they were now certain that something was wrong in the accused’s mind “as no normal person could do what he did”. He said that they were very shocked and saddened, but the support they were getting from the government and community was encouraging them. - Continues on page 2


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VBS Mutual - the biggest heist in banking history? back, the same cannot be said for municipalities. Government has stated that The VBS Mutual Bank mess is it would not bail out the municipalities. simply getting bigger and bigger as In a response to a parliamentary the stories of what had happened question posed to the Minister of Counfolds each week. Last week, it was operative Governance of Housing and described by the registrar of banks as Traditional Affairs, it was stated that the “probably … the biggest bank heist in preliminary reports received from the South Africa by bankers.” Amidst all SA Reserve Bank indicated that VBS this, the central figures in the scandal Mutual Bank’s available equity could are trying to leave the space “with not cover the deposits. In simple terms our heads held high”, but the Johanit means that the bank does not have the nesburg High Court was clearly not money to pay its creditors and even if all convinced and allowed provisional the assets were sold, the proceeds would sequestration orders against at least still not cover the debt. three of them as well as against Vele “Where possible they could receive Investments, VBS’s main shareholder. about 10% of their deposits once the process is concluded in about five to seven years’ time,” the minister said. Last week, the Democratic Alliance in Limpopo wrote letters to the provincial Kuben Naidoo, the registrar of banks MECs, urging them to institute disciand a deputy governor of the central plinary measures against the municipal bank, is quoted in national media as officials and mayors responsible for saying that this is the biggest bank fraud placing the deposits with VBS. seen in South Africa. He described VBS “The Provincial Treasury displayed as a Ponzi scheme. a lackadaisical approach bordering on The alleged large-scale fraud at VBS incompetence by letting municipalities is currently under investigation, but in the province invest with VBS mutual much of what had happened is already bank from as far back as 2014, despite evident in court papers. The bank’s reTreasury regulations that prohibited cords, also attached to the court papers, them from doing so,” said Jacques have revealed how companies were used Smalle, provincial leader of the DA. to siphon off R1.5-billion invested by municipalities, the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) and other entities. The biggest losers in this ordeal will probably be the ordinary taxpayers. Acting against National Treasury’s instrucOn Tuesday, provisional sequestrations, local municipalities continued to tion orders were granted against three invest millions of rands in the mutual businessmen involved in the VBS Bank bank. The estimate is that 13 (alreadysaga. The bank’s main shareholder, Vele cash-strapped) municipalities made Investments, has also been liquidated. deposits totalling R1,65 billion with The request to have two other busithe bank. The local municipalities that nessmen provisionally sequestrated, ignored National Treasury’s instructions not to invest in VBS Mutual Bank continued in the Johannesburg High Court on Wednesday. One of them include the Vhembe District Municipality (R311,5 million), Collins Chabane is Robert Madzonga, VBS’s former chief operations officer and the group Municipality (R122,4 million) and Makhado Municipality (R61,7 million). executive officer of Vele Investments. The other man is Andile Ramavhunga, former chief executive officer of VBS Mutual Bank. Provisional sequestration orders have been granted against Tshifhiwa Calvin Matodzi, the former chairman of VBS’s Whereas ordinary depositors who board invested less than R100 000 with the of bank will probably get all their money direcBy Tracy Ngobeni and Anton van Zyl

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tors and also the director and chairperson of Vele Investments, as well as against Philip Truter, the bank’s chief financial officer, and Phophi Mukhodobwane, VBS’s general head of treasury and capital management.

But not all are happy The curator appointed by the SA Reserve Bank to take control of matters at VBS, SizweNtsalubaGobodo Advisory Services, announced last month that retail depositors can make use of Nedbank branches to withdraw their money. This step was taken to counteract the problem of predominantly pensioners sleeping in long queues in front of VBS branches in the hope of getting some of their money back. The step to allow Nedbank to take over the individual retail depositors of VBS was not welcomed by all sectors of the community. The Thulamela Business Forum openly voiced their dissatisfaction with this move and vowed to protest in front of Nedbank branches. The forum believes that VBS can still be saved and that this step will open up the avenue for another bank to usurp the existing customers of VBS. TBF chairperson Mr Mbulungeni Ntsieni said that the curator should have dealt with the officials who had allegedly stolen from the bank and should not have moved the business away. He also said that the forum believed that the curator’s decision to appoint Nedbank to take over the retail depositors’ accounts had been influenced by other factors. “We want to put pressure on the bank, so that we can find the truth of who benefited from the transaction,” he said. Nedbank Bank’s Divisional Executive: Retail and Business Banking, Mr Dave Schwegmann, denied that any suspicious dealings had taken place. “The forum needs to direct their concerns to the curator because we were not the ones who took the decision. All the depositors are guaranteed to get their money back, and the bank will continue to support and supply resources as appointed by the curator,” said Schweg­ mann.

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Father of murdered boys sent for mental observation By Elmon Tshikhudo - Continues from page 1 After news of the murders broke, messages of comfort started pouring from all quarters. Among the prominent people to visit the Madou family on Sunday was the mayor of Makhado, Cllr Mildred Sinyosi, who expressed her shock at the brutal killings. She told the family that they were not alone in their grief and that the municipality would always be available to give them support. Cllr Florence Radzilani, executive mayor of Vhembe, addressed

the community at the local church before visiting the Madou family on Sunday. “Men are supposed to be the protectors of their families, but of late men have become monsters in their own homes. We are concerned that day in and day out women and children are being killed by the men who are supposed to be protecting them.” She further indicated that the municipality would help with the funeral arrangements. Vhavenda King Toni Mphephu Ramabulana also sent a delegation to the family to find out how best the family could be assisted.

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When will the killings stop? By Tracy Ngobeni When will it stop? This question follows the gruesome incident where a woman was stabbed to death by her husband at Mandala in Siloam last Saturday. The incident took place in front of her five-year-old child. The 35-year-old Mtamela Gogoma killed his wife and hanged himself at his home the next day (Sunday). According to the police, Ms Vhutshilo Mudau was killed by her husband in the bushes of Thathe. Her body was found with multiple stab wounds inside the dumped vehicle of her husband at Farisani. In a suicide note, Gogoma asked for forgiveness from his family. He added that he had killed Mudau because of her behaviour. He accused her of having an affair. He also wrote that his wife had confirmed that she was having an affair with another person. According to Ms Ndaedzo Mudau, Vhutshilo’s younger sister, she received a call from a colleague of Vhutshilo’s in Duthuni on Saturday, enquiring about the safety of Vhutshilo. The friend alleged that she had seen the vehicle of Vhutshilo’s husband driving towards where Vhutshilo was dropped near the road. She added that she also had seen that Vhutshilo had been attacked and forcefully taken into the vehicle. She said that after receiving the call, she immediately called her sister, but failed to reach her. Mudau added that she phoned continuously but with no response. On Sunday

Vhutshilo Mudau.

morning, she tried calling her sister again, but Vhutshilo’s five-year-old child, Michael, answered the phone. “Michael said that his mother was crying far away in the bushes. When I was still talking to him, someone took the phone from him and hanged up. I tried calling again, but the phone was switched off.” She added that she then called her brother and told him that

house they had found Michael, who had said their sister was not in the house. “My spirit was down, because I could not stand the feeling that I am going to face an abusive man.” She added that Michael told them that his father did not want to wake up. They then noticed that he had hanged himself. “The child told Fhulu that his father had killed his mother in the bushes at Thathe and left her in the Khumeleni Matamela Gogoma, who hanged himself after killing his wife, Vhutshilo Mucar. I quickly phoned dau. the police and my aunt,” she said. found the car at Farisani. Mudau broke down Ms Sarah Matumba, Matamela in tears while trying to explain Gogoma’s sister, said that she had what happened to her sister. “Ati received a call from her brother divhi uri ndi ite mini nga nwana to tell her that she must claim his wa Vhutshilo ndi do ita mini yooo money from the insurance policies mia nga Vhutshilo weee.” (I don’t and burial society to prepare for his know what I will do with the Part of the suicide note that Khumefuneral. child), she said. leni Matamela Gogoma wrote to his “Killing is not a solution,” said She said she wished someone sister before hanging himself last the councillor of Ward 27 of the could wake her from the dream Sunday. Makhado Municipality, Mr Mashubecause what had occurred to du Madzivhandila. “If a relationship her late sister was hard to accept. has come to an end, a man must acKhume (the deceased) had kid“I feel like I’m dreaming. I don’t cept that and seek help from social napped her sister. He suggested believe that it’s my sister who was workers, pastors and counsellors.” that she should go and look for killed in that manner; it can’t be Col Moatshe Ngoepe said that the Vhutshilo at her husband’s house. Muhulu. I don’t care what people It was exactly 07:00 when Muwill say, but my sister was a parent, police had started with their initial investigations. dau and her younger sister, Fhulu, friend and a sister I could confide The two deceased will be buried went to Gogoma’s house to look in.” on Saturday at the Mandala cemfor their older sister. Mudau said She added that someone later etery. that when they had arrived at the called and told them that they had

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Old man (99) burns to death when house in Manavhela catches fire ing. “I heard noises coming from another room. I rushed An elderly resident from there and found that there was Ha-Manavhela village in the a lot of smoke and the house Kutama area died on Sunday was on fire,” he said. “We tried morning when the Foromo to extinguish the fire while at family’s nine-room house the same time trying to call burnt down. the police and firefighters, According to the family but the fire was very fierce,” spokesperson, Mr Dineo Foro- he said. mo, the incident happened at He said that he remembered around midnight. The cause of shouting for help in the hope the fire is still unknown. The that more people could come incident claimed the life of a to assist and perhaps salvage 99-year-old family member, some of their belongings. “But Mr Classy Malewa, who was we were too late, and almost sleeping and succumbed to the everything in the house was flames. destroyed,” he said. People According to Foromo, he from the village gathered at only became aware of the sitthe homestead but could do uation when he heard noises nothing. When the firefightand the sound of glass breakers arrived at the scene, they

doused the flames. He said that he suspected the cause of the fire to have been an electrical fault. He estimates the damage at approximately R800 000. The fire also seriously damaged the roof and the walls of all nine rooms. A plea was made to community members and the business sector to assist the family with food, clothes, school uniforms and books. “The family wants to repair the house, but it seems as if it will be difficult,” said Vhamusanda Vho-Nkhangweni Manavhela. The Makhado Municipality’s mayor, Cllr Shonisani Sinyosi, visited the family on Sunday. She urged members of the bereaved family and all stakeholders involved in the preparations for the funeral to be united and work together to ensure that he gets a dignified funeral. The police spokesperson, Lt Col Moatshe Ngoepe, said the fire was reported at around 00:00. He confirmed that a man had died inside the house. The old man will be buried on Saturday at Ha-Makgato In the middle is Makhado Mayor Shonisani Sinyosi, who visited the at 06:00. family to inspect the damage. By Kaizer Nengovhela

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Millions go to waste as water leaks are not fixed By Jo Robinson Mr Dave Patel is fed up attempting to have a leaking fire hydrant in front of his house in Eltivillas, Louis Trichardt, repaired. Patel said that he had been trying since May

First reported in May 2018, this fire hydrant in First Street, Eltivillas, continues to leak despite numerous reports to the municipality, causing more and more damage to the resident’s paving.

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this year to have the hydrant repaired, which has already caused damage to his paving because it is constantly soaked. “There was a more serious leak in May. A few days after that being reported, municipal workers repaired rotten pipes, so that particular leak was repaired then,” said Patel. Patel said that when he approached the municipality once again to repair the leaking hydrant, they refused and said that a new report had to be made for that, even though it had already been reported. In the weeks that have passed, the constant leak has caused more damage to the paving in the driveway and continues to do so. “I’ve reported this over and over, both telephonically and also by physically going into the municipal offices, and still nothing is being done,” said Patel. The leaking fire hydrant at the Patel home in First Street, Eltivillas, is one of many similar leaking hydrants in town, resulting in millions of litres of water going to waste. On the corner of Jeppe and Klein Street, a hydrant has been leaking for months now. Similarly, another hydrant in Eland Street in front of the Acacia flats has also been leaking millions of litres of water for weeks now. “It is no surprise that they [the Vhembe District Municipality] are struggling to keep the reservoirs full,” remark one irate resident. In response to questions concerning chronic and ongoing water leaks, Mr Matodzi Ralushai, spokesperson for the Vhembe District Municipality, said they were extremely concerned that leaks took so long to be repaired. “We are aware of leaks that are reported. Some are not reported. In most areas, the whole town’s system is aging and in need of continuous upgrading,” said Ralushai. He did not, however, respond to the newspaper’s queries as to the relation between these major water losses and the constant emptying of the town’s reservoirs. On Tuesday, Patel said that the leak had still not been fixed. “Whoever is in charge of the water department has given a deaf ear to this. In the meantime, we are told to save water,” said Patel.

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“Stop damaging the school property” By Maanda Bele The mayor of Makhado Local Municipality, Cllr Shonisani Sinyosi, urged the pupils of Mphephu High School in Dzanani Nzhelele to stop damaging property.

to fail,” she added. She further warned them to stop damaging school property. The chairperson of the SAFCOL board, Mr Lungile

Mabece, asked the learners to take good care of the items. “I also want you guys to study very hard and produce good results,” he added.

She visited the school last Tuesday as part of celebrating the Mandela centenary. In partnership with SAFCOL, they donated 100 chairs, 83 pairs of school shoes and 120 wooden desks to the school. Sinyosi also encouraged learners to study hard, regardless The chairperson of the SAFCOL board, Mr Lungile Mabece (left) and the mayor of Makhado, Cllr Shonisani Sinyosi (second from right), of their backgrounds. hand over shoes to Mphephu students. “You have no excuse

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Concerned parents shut down dilapidated Tshivhade Primary or mobile classes. The decision to close down the school was taken by the parents and the The Limpopo Department of Education’s community because they feared for the safety of apparent failure to provide classes or mobile their children. classes prompted parents to shut down the Fed-up parents are now saying that they will dilapidated Tshivhade Primary school at allow their children to go back to class only after Mashau village last month. mobile classrooms have been made available. Tshivhade School is one of the schools that The SGB and parents locked the educators were burnt during the violent protest actions at and learners out of the buildings, arguing that Vuwani, when community members protested the classrooms may collapse at any time. The against their incorporation into the new Collins school has five classrooms, which were built in Chabane Municipality. 1959 but are now dilapidated. The walls are The doors of learning have now been shut for cracked, the floor is riddled with potholes and three weeks. Members of the school governing the roof leaks. body (SGB) and officials of the Department of The chairperson of the SGB, Mr Thomas Education met earlier and, according to the par- Khosa, said parents had pleaded with the ents, they never received the promised buildings Department of Education since 2005 to build new classes. He said that they had opted to meet with officials of the department to seek answers to their request for new classrooms. “Our children are no longer safe in these classes, and that is why we took a decision to close the school,” Khosa said. He said that the conditions at the school made it very difficult for education to proceed smoothly. “The walls and roof may fall in at any time. We risk our lives and those of our children every day,” he said. He added that mobile classrooms could alleviate the situation as the lack of classrooms was a matter that required urgent attention. “Either that, or else the government must build classes for our children. Look at other schools in the province and you will see that they have the luxury of air conditioners,” he said. The spokesperson for the Department of Education, Sam Makondo, responded saying that they had a huge backlog in the department. “We are in the process of providing classes to all schools that have the need, and Tshivhade Primary is one of the schools that have been identified for that project. We are worried about the issue of removing children from the school. Removing children from the classrooms is denying them their future and The chairperson of the SGB, Thomas Khosa, looks at the floor inside one of the classrooms. we strongly condemn that,” he said. By Kaizer Nengovhela

Parents picket outside the school gate. Part of the roof was swept away by a storm a long time ago but has still not been fixed.


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Presidential advisor laid to rest affairs prof Charles Nwaila. Nwaila said that one of the The late advisor of King Toni things that he would always Mphephu-Ramabulana, Mr remember was Mafunzwaini’s Jackson Langanani Mafunability to harmonize the relazwaini, was described as a tionship between the elected gallant fighter of the institu- leadership in municipalities tion of traditional leadership and traditional leaders. in South Africa. King Toni Mphephu-RamHe was buried on Saturday abulana said he was saddened after a ceremony in the Christ by the passing away of the Worship Centre (CWC) in man he trusted in championManini. ing the issues of traditional “Mafunzwaini was a man of leadership. According to him, few words, decisive, dedicated Mafunzwaini taught him to and of course he was also very rule his communities truthfulpersistent. ly and in a dignified manner. He upheld the values and Mphephu-Ramabulana also cultural practices of the used the event to lash out to kingship, and he defended people who continued to use these values until his last day social media as a platform of on the earth,” said former disrespecting the kingship director-general of traditional and traditional leadership. He By Silas Nduvheni

said there was nothing he was hiding regarding the reports about the VBS scandal. He instructed that those found guilty of any transgression must face the might of the law, regardless of their position and status. The MEC for Co-operative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Mr Jerry Ndou, said they had lost a friend and administrator. He promised to work well with the office of the King. Mafunzwaini (63) of Sibasa, Block A passed away on 18 July in a hospital in Pretoria after a long illness. He is survived by his wife, Mmbambadzeni, and five children.

Musina / Makhado Economic Zone to become link to rest of Africa lead to an increase in heavy traffic as the expected initial Within years Musina, will R40 billion in investments will be known for more than lead to at least eight large-scale the quality of its mandarin industrial projects, including oranges. a power station, a coking coal This is according to Mr plant, ferrosilicon plant, a Vusi Mona, general manager steel plant and a stainless-steel of communications for the plant. “The agreement was South African National Roads signed in September last year, Agency Limited. “A great deal almost a year before the Brics of business will be conducted Summit held in Johannesburg in Mandarin - once the special in July this year, which was preeconomic zone (SEZ) near this ceded by the signing of a trade border town becomes operative. accord between South Africa It will be managed by a Chinese and China to the tune of R14.7 company, South African Energy billion,” says Mona. Metallurgical Base, which is a The Musina/Makhado SEZ subsidiary of a Chinese conis said to be a clear sign of glomerate Shenzhen Hoi Mor the deepening relationship Resources Holding Company,” between South Africa and says Mona in a press release. China. It is one of eight special Mona says the SEZ is bound economic zones in the country, to have a major effect on the with two being in the Eastern whole of Limpopo, particularly Cape, two in KwaZulu-Natal, the area between the Soutpans- and one each in Gauteng, Westberg mountain and the border ern Cape, Free State and now with Zimbabwe, which is just one in Limpopo. on the other side of Musina. To accommodate the expect“Connecting this future growth ed increase in traffic, a ring region with the rest of South road will skirt Musina. “CurAfrica as well as Zimbabwe, rently, more than 1000 heavy is the N1. It begins way south vehicles use the road every in Cape Town and runs north day and have to pass through right through the country. the CBD of Musina. It creates Trade and Industry Minister major congestion in town as Rob Davies has described the well as conflict with local traffic SEZ’s location near the N1 as and pedestrians. Damage to strategically ‘close to the main infrastructure is inevitable. As land-based route between far back as 2006, SANRAL has South Africa and the rest of the identified the need to provide continent’,” says Mona. an alternative route for the N1 The SEZ, says Mona, will through-traffic by providing a Development

ring road around the town. The previous provincial authority (old TPA) has even earlier provided for such a ring road by reserving the road reserve,” says Mona. In October 2007, SANRAL received a resolution from the Musina Municipality in which they supported the ring-road concept and SANRAL then started with the environmental impact assessment, the detail design as well as land acquisition processes. The contract for the construction of the road was awarded to Basil Read in late 2015 and construction commenced in April 2016. It is expected to be completed in April 2019, with more than 50% of work done already. “The R625 million SANRAL project will result in major improvements in road safety, traffic flows and less damage to infrastructure in the town of Musina itself,” says Mona. One of the key support facilities for the SEZ is the Musina Intermodal Terminal (MIT), which was launched by Minister Davies in June last year. “It is three kilometres from Musina and 13km from the Beit Bridge border post - which is also being upgraded. The MIT is set to lower the cost of cross-border trade going along the N1 into and from Africa,” says Mona.

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Dedicated teacher retires after 38 years Education The deputy chairperson of the Makonde Education Forum, Dr Alfred Alidzulwi, compared Mr Godfrey Masia to a candle that burns itself to provide light to others. Alidzulwi was addressing educators, learners and invited guests who attended Masia’s retirement farewell function held at Raluvhimba High School, Makonde, last week. Masia holds a proud record of 38 years unbroken service as a teacher in various local schools. Masia started teaching at Malilele High School in 1980. He joined Mpandeli High School in 1982 and proceeded to Mudaswali High School (now Silemale) in 1983. He was appointed at Raluvhimba High School in Makonde in 1985, where he taught for 33 years until he retired last week. Alidzulwi said Masia’s name wouidll go down in history as one of the people who played a meaningful role in the development of education in Limpopo. “He can be described as a good shepherd and loyalist who always made sure that he raised the standard of education and gave a smile to the students he served. He is a great man who always made sure that he raised our educational flag by making sure that he produced hundreds of professionals through his excellent teaching skills. We can all agree that he loved his work and went out an extra mile to fulfil his obligations.” He added that, through Masia’s dedication, he inspired young teachers to love their work. “We wish young teachers could harvest his knowledge and follow in his footsteps to improve the state of education in our schools.” Masia thanked the school governing

body of Raluvhimba High School, the learners and the community stakeholders for giving him the opportunity to realize his potential as a teacher for 33 years at the same school. He said he did not regret becoming a teacher, because when he looked back, he saw the flowers of his hard labour blossoming. “There is nothing that makes me happier than meeting the doctors, engineers, teachers, lawyers and other

professionals that I have produced. I have really worked hard, and this is the perfect time for me to rest.” A renowned soccer coach, Masia has a message for young teachers: “Work is not about money, it is about putting a smile on the face of the person you are assisting. When you go to class, you must be fully prepared. If you want to enjoy your work, love what you do and execute all your duties on time.”

Prolific teacher Godfrey Masia has retired after 38 years of unbroken service.

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Development and Land Reform at the weekend. The tractor is to The Matsila Community Develbeef up the existing fleet of three opment Trust, which has become other tractors in preparation for the a beacon of hope to many rural upcoming planting season. communities, is fast living its The vision holder at the Matsila dream of developing the rural Community Development Trust, masses and creating job opportu- Chief Livhuwani Matsila, said the nities for them. tractor came in handy as they were The trust, which has different preparing for more production development projects, has so far during the coming planting season. created more than 500 employment “There is big demand for cash crops opportunities for the locals at Mat- at the outside market and for local sila outside Vuwani. consumption, and we were not The trust, which has earned going to cope with the existing fleet. recognition and envy among many We are grateful that the Departleaders and organizations from ment of Rural Development and different parts of the country, has Land Reform bailed us out in this added another entity under its respect.” wings, The Matsila Vegetable FarmHe added that the tractor would ing Co-operative. improve the lot of many people The entity has 80 hectares of arin terms of job creation and it able land for crop farming and has would also help the community created 80 more permanent emas they would be able to utilise it ployment opportunities for locals. It for ploughing their own plots at will also create 200 seasonal jobs. cost-recovery prices for diesel and The co-operative received maintenance of the tractor. delivery of a new, fully equipped “Our long-term goal is to see all tractor worth more than R600 our subjects working and being able 000 from the Department of Rural to feed their families,” he said. By Elmon Tshikhudo

Chief Livhuwani Matsila demonstrates how a harrow disk works to Vhavenda Vho-Abraham Matsila at the cooperative.

Expansion of border post to ease traffic flow to the north Traffic Road traffic movement between South Africa and Zimbabwe will be greatly improved with the upgrading of the Beitbridge border post between the two countries. This was announced by Mr Vusi Mona, spokesperson for the South African National Road Agency Limited (SANRAL), in a press release on Thursday. Mona said it is their intention to establish a onestop border post at the transit point which is South Africa’s primary road gateway into the rest of the continent. An average of 15 000 people and 500 trucks cross over the border every day. The N1 freeway connects Beitbridge with Limpopo and into the Gauteng economic core. Just to the south of the

border post, construction of the Musina Ring Road, an 8km new single-way road, is nearing completion. “The upgraded border post will contribute to the better flow of people and goods within the Southern African region. Zimbabwe’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, conducted the ground-breaking ceremony last week,” said Mona. According to Mona, a decision was taken to upgrade the border post and expand the infrastructure through a $240 million contract awarded to the Zimborders consortium. “The project includes upgrades to the roads to and from the crossing, perimeter fencing, gate controls, parking areas and upgrades security and lighting systems,” said Mona. The entire border post will fall under the jurisdiction of the

newly established Border Management Agency. “There are no plans to build another bridge as the existing New Limpopo Bridge has sufficient capacity to handle projected future traffic,” said Mona. Mona said the new border arrangements will also enable SANRAL to collect toll monies on traffic travelling in a southerly direction from Beitbridge. “The concession agreement between South Africa and Zimbabwe recently expired and toll fees are currently only collected on the Zimbabwe side of the border. Should the government decide to introduce tolling on southbound traffic out of Zimbabwe it will not add additional costs to travellers crossing the border and the funds collected will be used to maintain the roads and bridges at the border post,” said Mona.

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2018 Tshima unveils its plan with artists By Silas Nduvheni

Mr Elias ‘Maele” Sirwali, the group leader of the legendary Tshivenda Adziambei band, photographed after the unveiling of the plans for Tshima 2018.

Tshivenda artist Ms Naledzani Netshirembe (left), veteran gospel artist Roxely Masevhe, Mr Vincent Netshivhodza from the Vhembe Department of Sports, Arts and Culture and Cllr Mavhungu Lerule-Ramakhanya, photographed after the launching of Tshima 2018 at the Khoroni Hotel.

The annual Tshivenda Music Awards (Tshima) is back and the 2018 edition will be celebrated through various innovations aimed at positioning the Tshima brand as the premium awards ceremony in Vhembe, said Mr Augustine Nethononda, one of the organizers. The 2018 Tshivenda Music Awards was recently launched during a ceremony at the Khoroni Hotel. The main event will take place on 29 September. Artists wishing to participate in this year’s edition can now submit their entry forms at the following venues: Khoroni Hotel Thulamela offices, Spar Sibasa, Nzhelele, Thohoyandou and the Limpopo Tourism Agency Information Centre in Louis Trichardt. During the launching ceremony, Cllr Mavhungu Lerule-Ramakhanya of the Vhembe District Municipality said that they were proud of being part of the awards of their own artists. The artists will be promoting the Tshivenda language and culture through their music, she said. “We are optimistic that

your talent will grow from where you are and to another level,” said Lerule-Ramakhanya. Mr Amos Mulaudzi, an officer at the National Heritage Council, said they were thankful for partnering with the Tshima awards, because with them they would be known everywhere and what they did and funded. “We will be part and parcel with the Tshima for the next five years. We don’t fund performances by artists, but fund research in art and culture. We are also holding workshops on how to get the funding from us,” Mulaudzi said. One of the artists who attended the event, Mr Elias “Maele” Sirwali, founder and group leader of legendary Tshivenda group Adziambei Band, said that the workshop he had attended had been an eye opener for his band and other artists, because they would know how to enter for the awards. According to Sirwali, apart from the prestige of winning a Tshima, it also means a financial boost to the artists. Adziambei Band was the winner of a Tshima award in 2012 with the song Nwana o ngala ngala from the album, Shango lo takala.

Vendaboy Poet’s debut poetry album is out By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho The 28-year-old praise singer, Vendaboy Poet, who recently made headlines in national and community newspapers when he praised President Cyril Ramaphosa aboard a British Airways flight, has just released his début poetry album. The album, Ndi Nnyi, comprises 13 poems. “I’ve been composing, writing and reciting original poems to a wide range of audiences who always said they were thirsty for my poetry compilation,” he said. “Today, here I am releasing this poetry album, so that they can have a CD, which they will own and listen to the poems in their own time.” The poems are Muphuresidente (intro), Mbofholowo, Ndi murendi, Mafhungo a vhukuma, Muphuresidente, Kutama, Muladzashango, Fhulufhelo, Zwa

lufuno, Poverty, Heli shango, and Ndi Nnyi. In most poems he features artists such as Fizzy, Vicious, Given Mama’s Boy, OVM, Batondy, Khali, and Mike. “Featuring other artists only shows that

Photography is my passion the main writer and photographer for the magazine,” he said. When A picture is worth a thousand he started photography, he used a words, but for Ndou Tsireledzo Nikon D3200 to capture beautiful taking pictures is an everyday job. moments. “In order to take a good The 24-year-old from Tshifudi picture,” he said, “you need to have said he always had a passion for at least four things: good light, great photography. “Photography is some- composition, an idea and a willing thing I have always loved and mak- subject.” ing it my everyday job is a dream He added that he loved photogcome true. Photography is more raphy and that it gave him access than a hobby of shooting things and to see the world from a different people for me. It is a channel or a perspective, the ability to tell a medium that I use to express myunique story through the lens, and self. I find it hard to express myself the ability to create art and to meet in words, so photography is a means different people. to express my feelings,” he added. In 2017, he started his photograHe started photography in 2015 phy company called Sucre Media. “I at the University of North West. “I started this company because of my was a journalist for the university love for photography and since then magazine, called Faculty Link. I was photography has become my liveli-

you value art as an artist and that you believe in sharing, harmony and unity.” He thanked his pastor, Mr NA Mudau (Apostle Muladzashango), for helping him to realise his dream of having a studio-recorded album of his poems. “Pastor Mudau prophesied that I would praise the President, and when the time came for me to praise the President, I felt so awed by the fulfilment of the prophecy. I also thank Pastor Vhutshilo Mabuda, who recruited me to join Pastor Mudau’s True Worshippers Christian Centre.” Vendaboy, who was born Lutendo Mugagadeli, said that the release of his poetry album was only the beginning of more new and good tidings that were to follow his talent. “Just watch this space – and you’ll soon join in and celebrate the beauty of South Africa with me,” he said.

Listeners came in large numbers to attend the event.

Station continues with visits to different chieftaincies Phalaphala FM continues with its initiative of visiting various chieftaincies in Vhembe with the objective of building a strong relationship between the station’s listeners and the royal chieftaincies. Last weekend, they visited Thovhele Vho-Ndaedzo Nelwamondo at Tshifulanani. The event started with career guidance for Grade 12 pupils on Friday, hosted by Thilivhali “Big” Muavha, Wonder Juniper and Godfrey Mavhasa. On Saturday, the event started with a bang with traditional dancing performed by youths and elders. Later, the Lwamondo Legend soccer team played against a team from Phalaphala FM, and the event closed with performances by local artists. The events coordinator for Phalaphala FM, Mr Lufuno Munonde, said the station had managed to build an emotional bond with its listeners over the years. He said that he was extremely proud of his culture, adding that their station was assisting in

restoring the culture and dignity of the Vhavenda people. “We pride ourselves on our listeners as they continue to support our station and participate daily in our shows, including our events. Our aim is to educate, preserve, promote and protect the Tshivenda culture and customs.” Thovhele Vho-Ndaedzo Nelwamondo said that there was a need to teach young children about the value of culture and the importance of restoring it. “Culture and tradition are foundations on which the prosperity of each nation is built. It is important to continue with initiatives of this nature for the sake of our children. A nation that does not respect its culture is doomed and does not have any direction.” He further encouraged community members to be proud of their cultural practices. “We are mixed culturally, and we do not want the children to forget their roots and shy away from their culture. Some of them do not even know their rich cultural foods and some think that cultural dances are barbaric.”

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hood. I depend on the art I create, memories I capture and the stories I tell to make a living,” he said. His company specializes in photography for weddings, parties, music concerts, fashion shows and corporate events. Tsireledzo holds a BA Communication degree from North West University. For bookings, he can be phoned on 079 654 6309 or 083 212 7908 or write to sucremedia@gmail.com.

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“Municipality needs God’s guidance” - Cllr Shonisani Sinyosi oppressed, abused and violated in the present democratic The Makhado Municipality South Africa,” she said. “We held their inaugural pastors' must work together as govseminar at the Makhado ernment and the churches to Show Grounds on Monday. confront these living condiIt was aimed at forging an tions.” intact relationship between The municipality had the municipality, the pastors invited the church leaders and and churches. pastors to help the municiThe municipality's maypality to reflect on the state of or, Cllr Shonisani Sinyosi, the communities in terms of addressed the attendees who moral regeneration and access comprised pastors, church to socio-economic opportuleaders and other stakeholdnities. ers. “More than ever, Govern“We also ask you to pray ment needs the church to be for our political leaders, staff the bedrock of moral regenand management of our eration and to build a culture municipality, so that they can of peace and human rights,” discharge their responsibilities she said. “The congregations with diligence and skill,” she you lead are a big part of the said. “Even if we have educacommunities we serve.” tional skills, we need God's She added that the commu- guidance to enable us to utilise nities within the municipal the very skills for the benefit area were still affected by the of our communities.” triple challenges of poverty, At the end of the day, a unemployment and inequality. committee for the Makhado “People living in rural areas Pastors Forum was elected, and farming communities comprising 11 members. It will remain the most marginalised, represent the interests of the By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

faith community in matters of local government, advise the mayor on any matter affecting their sector, advocate for positive values and morals in the communities and participate in the Moral Regeneration Movement. “We are here to recommit ourselves to serve the people of Makhado, and we ask for your prayers and guidance,” she said. “We also ask you to join us in leading a God-guided Council and a God-fearing society.” A representative of the Makhado Pastors Forum, Pastor John Struwig of the Apostolic Faith Mission at Levubu, said that the pastors welcomed the mayor's move towards establishing a God-fearing Council. “It's heartwarming to know that we've got a Christian mayor who has also asked pastors to be a consultative body to her office,” he said. “We are all happy and willing to work with the mayor's office.”

Makhado Municipality's mayor, Cllr Shonisani Sinyosi (third from left), was photographed with members of the committee of the Makhado Pastor's Forum shortly after the meeting with some stakeholders on Monday.

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Makeshift bridge over the Dzindi river assists residents By Elmon Tshikhudo Residents of Tshifulanani Ha-Mugomeli outside Thohoyandou, who had to risk crocodiles while crossing the Dzindi River and criminals along the path leading to the main road for years, are looking forward to a better future. Despite being one of the oldest villages, the area has experienced little development, but this is changing gradually. This follows a donation by a local businessman who donated his machinery for the construction of a makeshift bridge that will, besides being safe, also shorten the distance to the main road to Thohoyandou. Besides the bridge, Mr Pieter Lordan of Vhavenda Bricks at

Lwamondo is also clearing a 5km road that will provide one of the main access points to the village. The initiator of the project is the chairperson of Munna Ndi Nnyi Men's Forum, Mr Bardwell Mufunwaini. He and members of the community approached the company for assistance. The bridge has come as a great relief to workers who work at the nearby Shayandima factories and those going for shopping in Thohoyandou. Additionally, the area is much safer as the bushes have also been cleared. Mufunwaini started the project out of his pocket and, after exhausting his coffers, approached the company for help. "People were risking their

lives passing through this bush and crossing the dangerous waters of this river. There are many crocodiles here and it is luck that we have had no incident for some time. The bush here are also a haven for criminals, and now our people will be safer.” He further said that the Department of Public Works had also indicated their willingness to assist them in making it a fully fledged bridge. Vhavenda Bricks director Mr Pieter Lordan said it was part of the social responsibility programme of their company. “We did not hesitate or think twice when approached by Mufunwaini for assistance. We are a people-driven company, and this is a ploughback to the community.”

Vhavenda Bricks' manager, Mr Riaan Botha (standing left), Mr Reckson Mukwevho (standing right), Munna Ndi Nnyi Men's Forum chairperson Mr Bardwell Mufunwaini (behind Botha), Mr Aaron Munzhelele (right behind Mukwevho) and the driver of the machine, Mr Albert Muavha, at the site were an access road is being opened.

Welcome donation for a 97-year-old gogo By Tshifhiwa Mukwevho

Trading. “I was left heartbroken and destitute when my five-roomed house was reduced to ashes after a mysterious fire some four years ago,” she said. “The fire consumed all our furniture, but we are happy and relieved after these good people gave us a bed and other useful things.” Vhamusanda Vho-Ntsundeni Sinthumule and Cllr Mavhimbi Mashamba ex-

pressed their gratitude towards Verdella General Trading for the good work they had started in the community. “It's winter now and the cold weather is upon us here in the village,” said Sinthumule. “What Verdella General Trading people did is noteworthy, and we urge them to continue doing this kind of good work for other less fortunate people.”

A 97-year-old lady, Ms Sarah Mbedzi, was overjoyed when she received a donation in the form of a double bed, blankets and a set of pots on Wednesday last week. This came after Limpopo Mirror carried her story of when Ward 23's Cllr Mavhimbi Mashamba managed to secure an RDP house for Mbedzi after her house had been destroyed by a mysterious fire some four years ago. The representatives of Verdella General Trading, who trades as Coca Cola LDP Makhado, read about Mbedzi's plight that, although she had received a new RDP house, she still had no furniture such as a bed, table, pots and blankets. “We were so touched by the fact that she used one pot to cook both pap and relish and decided to contribute towards her relief,” said Verdella General Trading's Ms Verda Maluleka. “What we did for the old lady is only part of our social responsibility since we largely operate our business in this area. We are happy to be part of community upliftment.” Mbedzi, who lives with her elderly brother, Mr David Mashige In the photograph are (from left to right) Vhamusanda Vho-Ntsundeni Sinthumule, (73), was grateful for the contriMs Hope Ramalatso, Ms Sarah Mbedzi, and Ms Verda Maluleka. Also in the pitcure bution made by Verdella General (at the back) is Cllr Mavhimbi Mashamba.


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A group of disadvantaged community members at Itsani, Tshisahulu and Shayandima were all smiles when they received blankets to warm themselves this winter. The blankets were donated by Apostle Philemon Negukhula (standing left) of the Living Light Worship Centre at Itsani. The handing over took place at the church centre at Itsani a fortnight ago. Apostle Negukhula said the donation was the initiative of the Dorcas wing of the church. He added that people did not only need spiritual support, but as human beings they had physical needs.

Makhado Local Municipality Mayor Shonisani Sinyosi donated 83 pairs of school shoes, 120 desks and 100 chairs to the Mphephu Secondary School last Tuesday. She thanked the chairperson of the Board of the South African Forestry Company Ltd (SAFCOL), Mr Lungile Mabece, and other members of the board for maintaining a good working relationship with the municipality.

The first successful students who recently completed their three-month computer course received their certificates during a ceremony at the Sasol MMS Centre in Thohoyandou. Among them were a few disabled students. They received their diplomas after completing an IT End-User Computing Level 3 computer-with-speech course. During the ceremony, Ms Humbelani Netshandama, motivational speaker and businesswoman from HM Motivation and Rehabilitation Centre in Thohoyandou, said life would not be that easy with the basic qualifications they received, but that they must stand up and do more to stand a better chance in the job market.

The South African Forestry Companies donated shoes to the pupils of Frans Rasimphi Secon­ dary School last Wednesday.


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Struggling gogo (106) receives brand new house Welfare “I am the happiest person on earth today. If I die now, I shall be happy.” These were the words of Ms Nyadzani Sarah Ndou (106) of Mabvete village after receiving her four-room, fully furnished house, a VIP toilet and wheelchair from the mayor of Musina, Cllr Mihloti Muhlope, last Friday. Ndou, who stays with her 79-year-old daughter and three great-grandchildren, lived in a oneroom house built of rocks and has never benefitted from any housing programme provided by the government.

Mabvete village now falls under Ward 8 of Musina Municipality. It is one of the more than 50 villages that were incorporated from the now-defunct Mutale Municipality after the municipal boundaries were redrawn two years ago. Ndou said she was happy that she was being honoured with her own house, despite her advanced age. She thanked all the Good Samaritans who had made sure that her dream was realized. Ndou’s daughter, Vhulahani Mulaudzi, said life had been tough for her and her mother while they were staying in the

one-room house. “We built the room ourselves many years ago, and it was becoming very dangerous to live in. When it is hot, the sun’s rays get in and during rainy times, everything getse wet. We are very thankful to everyone, and words alone cannot express our happiness.” The director of Ramkol Construction and Projects, Mr Rampete Rangata, whose company built the house, the toilet and bought the furniture, said he was happy that he had put a smile on Nyadzani’s face. “We felt the need to contribute to

providing a decent shelter for this family as part of our company’s social responsibility programme. We have done a lot for our communities and we will continue to do so to improve the lives of our people.” Mayor Mihloti Muhlope said the government would continue to work with various stakeholders to address service-delivery backlogs. “We are happy that, together with our partners, we are succeeding in improving the lives of our people. We wish this family good luck and we are happy that they now have a decent place they call home.”

The police in Waterval have asked members of the public to assist them in their search for the 22-year-old Ms Shiluva Dalecia Mukhari, who went missing on 20 June this year. Mukhari, who is mentally challenged, is a resident of Gogonya village in Bungeni. Numerous attempts were made to locate her but were unsuccessful. Anyone who has information about Mukhari’s whereabouts should contact the Waterval police on 015 556 8000 or the nearest police station.

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Shortly before Christmas last year, scores of faithful customers at Newco Meat Shayandima had to go back to their homes disappointed after finding the gates closed. For months now, the business and employees have been in limbo. All this changed last Tuesday when the business was reopened under new management, which retained most of the old staff, giving them back their livelihood. The business, owned by Messrs Wikus Botes, Piet Truter, Wessel Truter and Peter Truter, who also own Tru Tombstones at Shayandima, was officially opened by the mayor of Thulamela, Cllr Mushoni Tshifhango. During the event, the new company donated R10 000 to be used to assist any organization at the mayor’s discretion. Officially opening the newly refurbished business, Mayor Tshifhango said he had been very disappointed to learn that the business had closed and many of his residents had lost their jobs. “I did not know that the business was closed until recently and when I heard about that, I thought of the many people who were employed by the business and how they would be coping wiith being unemployed. It was a painful Witnessing the cutting of the ribbon marking the official opening by Thulamela Mayor Mushopill to swallow for us a municipality because we ni Tshifhango are (from left) owners Messrs Wikus Botes, Wessel Truter and Pieter Truter. cannot provide jobs for all our citizens. We are happy that the business is back and that most of the staff are still the same people who worked here, “ he said. Tshifhango said besides creating employment, businesses attract other investments in the municipality, thereby contributing to the economic growth of the municipality and benefiting the local community. “Continue investing in our municipality, so that our people will be able to send their children to school. We are sure this time around the business will not close and we urge our communities to support this venture for its existence,” said the mayor. He further thanked the new owners for the donation, saying he was still going to sit down and decide where it could be best utilised. Mr Wikus Botes, one of the owners, said that the business was there to stay and that they were there to give their clients the best service and The new owners with Mayor Tshifhango pose for a photo with the staff. massive savings.


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Conditions at Rivoni school will improve, says Minister Masutha added that his department intended improving After seeing the serious conditions of special schools lack of proper facilities, around the country. Rivoni the Minister of Justice and School for the Blind is among Correctional Services, Mr those producing top learners, Michael Masutha, intervened he added. to improve the bad conditions Masutha also stated that at the Rivoni School for the schools for learners with special Blind when he visited the needs required proper facilities. school last Friday. He added that his department had implemented a project He witnessed that Rivoni’s called Adopt a School. For this infrastructure is still not up to project to succeed, they expect standard. Most of the buildings correctional centres to identify are in a bad state and Correcschools in need of support tional Services roped in parolby ensuring that the schools ees to renovate the dilapidated enable pupils to learn in condustructures. cive and decent conditions. By Kaizer Nengovhela

The head of the department, Ms Beauty Mutheiwana, said that plans were at an advanced stage to build a new school. She has admitted that conditions at the school are not conducive to proper learning. She says the department has a huge infrastructure backlog, but an assessment that will assist in identifying a priority school has been completed. One of the pupils, Lethabo Magakwe, said that pupils had to share one rondavel and that not enough braille machines and books were available for them.

Contractors working on some of the 138 electricity connections at Tanda village.

Electricity for households in Tanda, Masisi, Malale and Tshikhudini Development Ms Joyce Ndou is a 45-yearold single parent who stays at Tanda village. During weekends, when she is not working, she spends most of her time collecting wood in the nearby bushes.

Photographed during the vist to Rivoni School are, from left to right, Cllr Frank Tshililo, Minister Michael Masutha and Cllr Themba from the Vhembe District.

This is very risky because the local bushes are infested with poisonous snakes and scorpions that can injure or kill. Good news is that Ndou’s life and those of her neighbours will soon change as they will be able to switch on electricity in their houses for the first time at the end of August. This comes after the Musina Municipality kicked off with the electrification

of 665 households in four villages through the Integrated National Electrification Programme Grant in the Eskom licenced area. The benefitting villages are Malale (154 households), Masisi (44 households), Tanda (138 households) and Tshikhudini (329 households). Ndou, who works as a security officer, said her three children would be able to study with ease when she finally switched on the electricity at the end of August. “My kids use candles to study and it is very expensive to have them on a daily basis. I hope the connections will improve the performance of my children at school, because they will have more time to study without thinking of the shortage of

candles.” She added that she was very happy that she would no longer be forced to go to the bush to fetch firewood “as I will be able to use a stove to prepare a meal. Indeed, life will be easy when we start using electricity soon.” She thanked Musina Municipality for bringing a better life to her village. Municipal spokesperson Mr Wilson Dzebu said the municipality was working tirelessly to improve the lives of the local communities. “This is a culmination of the commitments by Mayor Mihloti Muhlope during her budget speech in June that the municipality will continue to deliver efficient services to its citizens,” said Dzebu.

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Tshiozwi Barcelona beat Mates 2-1 when the referee blew the half-time whistle. Tshiozwi Barcelona beat Tshiozwi Mates gained momentum with Mates 2-1 in their The Fresh One time. Their equalizing goal came local derby played at Tshiozwi on in the 74thminute. Fhulufhelo Sunday. Mulaudzi made no mistake after receiving a pre-cooked pass from It was evident from the start Brighton Sebola. that Barcelona were going to Phindulo Mabasa scored the seccollect full points as the hosts were ond goal of his team, while Marris outclassed in all departments. Ndou of Mates was given a red card Barcelona opened their account in for a second bookable offence late the 10thminute. Their all-rounder, in the game. Tshedza Mutandari, was on target, Mates did not lose hope; despite following a neat pass from Phindulo trailing 2-1 they continued to play Mabasa. like a team, with their midfielders Mates came close to scoring dishing out some telling passes to again in the 24th minute. Dakalo the strikers. They came close to Ralephata held onto the ball for too scoring in the 84th minute, when long within the Barcelona danger Khumbudzo Ndou shot wide from area, until he lost possession. The inside the box after beating two score was 1-0 in favour of Barcelona defenders in a row. By Kaizer Nengovhela

Benny’s Care, the Copa Coca Cola U/15 winners in Vhembe after beating Tshiitwa High School 3-2 in the final.

Benny’s Care are the Copa Phindulo Mabasa of Barcelona (left) is in possession of the ball, with Calvin Ramushengi Coca Cola U/15 champions ready to intercept. in Vhembe Shayandima Morning Stars and Tshandama to the provincial finals. “I hope Young Stars fight for glory in Sasol league By Kaizer Nengovhela that they will eventually get good

Benny’s Care were crowned as Copa Coca Cola U/15 Champions for Vhembe when they beat Tshiitwa High school 3-2 in the final played at the Gaba grounds last Friday. The winners were determined by penalty shoot-out after they played to a 1-all draw. The coach of Benny’s Care, Mr Moses Muthelo, said that participating and winning in the competition was about pride and honour. “We want to be the first team in Limpopo to win the tournament,” he said. According to him, his players are very happy about making it

results. The boys are doing their best and we have a good understanding.” He said their aim was to use the tournament as their stepping stone to the national championship. “Apart from the fact that there is a lot at stake in the competition, it is time for us to fulfil our promises,” Muthelo said. “We promised the fans and all the Vhembe residents that we want to bring home some silverware.” The provincial championship will be held next month when the winners of the other five districts in Limpopo will participate at the Malamulele Stadium.

By Frank Mavhungu Another busy weekend awaits the teams affiliated to the Limpopo Stream of the Sasol Women’s League. The big question is who will emerge as the victors in the Vhembe derby between Shayandima Morning Stars and Tshandama Young Stars. They will fight for supremacy at the Shayandima School grounds tomorrow afternoon. Morning Stars must win the match to keep their title hopes alive. The Shayandima Stars dropped two league points last weekend when they played to a goalless draw with Chippas United

Ladies at the Makhuvha Stadium. Morning Stars will be without their demon midfielder, Tshisevhe Lidzebe, tomorrow. Lidzebe was given her marching orders after kicking Maggie Mukhuwana in their game against Chippas United Ladies last Sunday. Tebogo Mnisi and Shumani Tshikosi will be expected to do the job in the absence of Lidzebe. The other Vhembe derby will be between Samba Girls and Chippas United Ladies at the Raliphaswa grounds in the Nzhelele Valley. Just like Shayandima Morning Stars, Chippas will be without one of their key players, Maggie Mukhuwana. She saw red for dangerous play in their game against Shayandima

Morning Stars at the Makhuvha Stadium last Sunday. Seven Stars Ladies will host University of Limpopo at the Gamalekana grounds. Real Mighty Ladies will entertain First Touch Academy at the Mabalane grounds. The title chasers, Kanatla Ladies, will be away to face Re Tla Dira Ladies at the Dipitsi grounds. The pace setters, Maindis Ladies, will travel to the Mphanama grounds, where they will meet the Mphanama Ladies. Sisters will host Botlokwa Ladies at the Nwamitwa Dynamos grounds, while Moria Sweepers and Mandebele Happy Fighters will lock horns at the Capricorn FET College grounds.

For these young men soccer is the gateway to entertainment and pride Their practices are daily, and weekends are sometimes used School holidays and weekfor matches - mostly home ends are those days when matches as they cannot afford boys might be tempted into transport to take them to other becoming irresponsible. villages to honour matches. A group of boys from KhumTeam captain Lutendo be Lwamondo have decided to Rathogwa (16) said some boys use their free time profitably were becoming a big problem and in a responsible manner. at their homes and in their The boys, whose ages range community during school from 12 to 17 years, have started holidays, with some stealing a soccer team that keeps them and doing many silly things. He busy in their spare time. said some were even beginning Khumbe Gunners were to indulge in drugs and alcohol formed last year and, despite out of boredom and frustration. the odds, the club is doing well, “As concerned young boys we beating many of their rivals sat down and thought of ways during matches. The team does of killing time, and soccer was not have formal kit and most of the immediate solution as there the players play barefoot, but are no entertainment facilities what keeps them together is the in our village. We started here love of the game. and there with nothing but a By Elmon Tshikhudo

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soccer ball. We were a very small number, but today we are many as more and more boys realize the importance of participating in sports,” he said. Rathogwa further said that, despite the challenges of their parents’ not working and not even being able to afford kit, they were determined to make it one day in the professional ranks. “We desperately need help as there is a lot of talent here which, if not supported, will go to waste. Some of our boys can play for bigger teams if properly nurtured,” he said. “What we need is help from the community for us to get a kit and also transport money for away games,” he said

Khumbe Gunners FC, which keeps local boys from the streets during school holidays and weekends.


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015 516 3981 LEGALS DEVELOPLAN TOWN PLANNERS APPLICATION FOR REZONING IN TERMS OF SECTION 76/75 OF THE MKHADO/THULAMELA (COLLINS CHABANE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY) SPATIAL PLANNING AND LAND USE MANAGEMENT BYLAW, 2016. NOTICE FOR REZONING & CHANGE OF LAND USE - No�ce is hereby given that applica�on has been made by DEVELOPLAN TOWN PLANNERS, on behalf of the owner of Stand 786 Shitlhelani for the rezoning of the men�oned stand from PANEL BEATER to BUSINESS 1 in order that the property can be used for the purposes of a mini shopping centre & hardware dealership. The applica�on documents are open for inspec�on for a period of 30 days from 27 July 2018, at the following place: Office of the DIRECTOR TOWN PLANNING, Collins Chabane local municipality offices, Malamulele. Objec�ons to the applica�on must be lodged with or made in wri�ng to the Municipality manager, Collins Chabane local municipality (LIM345) Private Bag x 9271 Malamulele 0982. Email: hulisani@lim345.gov. za within a period of 30 days from 27 July 2018. Agent: Developlan, Box 1883, Polokwane, 0700, Tel. 015-2914177. Fax: 086 218 3267. tecoplan@ mweb.co.za. NTSARISO WO CINCA TIRHELO RA MISAVA HI KUYA HI XINAWANA XA SWA VULAWURI BYA MISAVA LOWU KUMEKAKA EKA XIYENGE XA 76/75 E HANSI KA VULAWURI BYA MASIPALA WA MAKHODO/THULAMELA (COLLINS CHABANE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY). NTSARISO WO CINCA TIRHELO RA MISAVA. Ndzi mi �visa leswaku ntsariso wu endliwili hi DEVELOPLAN TOWN PLANNERS, loyi a nyikiweke ma�mba hi nwinyi wa xitandi xa noboro 786 eka Shitlhelani. Ntsariso lowu i wo cinca xitandi lexi �rhisiwaka ku lunghisa �movha ku va xi �rhisiwa swa swibhindzani na ndhawu yo xavisa nhundzu yo aka. Vuxokoxoko mayelana na ntsariso lowu, wu ta kumeka eka �hofisi ta

Murhangeri wo pulana swa madoroba eka Masipala wa Collins Chabane, ku sukela hi � 27 Mawuwani 2018. Ntsariso lowu wu ta kumeka ku fikela eka masiku ya makume manharhu hi ku ya hi khalendara ku sukela ka siku ra � 27 Mawuwani 2018. Lava va nga na swisolo, va nga swi endla hi ku switsala hansi va swi rhumela eka �hofisi ta Mininjhere wa masipala eka adirese leyi: Private Bag x 9217 Malamulele 0982. Muyimeri: Developlan, Box 1883, Polokwane, 0700, Tel. (015) 291 4177. Fax 086 218 3267.tecoplan@ mweb.co.za

G A NGWAILA ATTORNEYS INC. NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN TERMS OF SECTION 29 (1) OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES ACT 66 OF 1965 In the estate of the late BALOYI ALLAN IGAN, of ID NO: 740302 5442 08 7. Date of death: 30th June 2018, of Boxahuku, Mabiligwe, Limpopo Province. Master Reference: 1592/2018. All persons having claims against the abovemen�oned estate are requested to lodge their claims within thirty (30) days of publica�on hereof with the executor’s agent, whose par�culars are as follows: Signed at Giyani on this the 30th July 2018

G A NGWAILA ATTORNEYS INC.

Office No: 3, Auto-Gen, Markus Complex, Giyani Main Road, Opposite KFC GIYANI/0826 TEL: 072 881 1389 FAX/E-MAIL: 086 533 8572 REF: GAN/BALOYI/ EST/002/18

G A NGWAILA ATTORNEYS INC. NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN TERMS OF SECTION 29 (1) OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES ACT 66 OF 1965 In the estate of the late MABOBO CHARLES EDWIN, of ID NO: 620220 0451 08 2. Date of death: 27th May 2018, of Giyani 264 D, Limpopo Province. Master Reference: 1298/2018. All persons having claims against the abovemen�oned estate are requested to lodge their claims within thirty (30) days of publica�on hereof with the executor’s agent, whose par�culars are as follows: Signed at Giyani on this the 30th July 2018

G A NGWAILA ATTORNEYS INC.

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN TERMS OF SECTION 29 (1) OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES ACT 66 OF 1965 In the estate of the late NEDZIVHANI NYAMBENI METHEWS, of ID NO: 280303 5287 08 0. Date of death: 22nd September 2008, Limpopo Province Master Reference: 1849/2017. All persons having claims against the abovemen�oned estate are requested to lodge their claims within thirty (30) days of publica�on hereof with the executor’s agent, whose par�culars are as follows: Signed at Thohoyandou on this the 30TH July 2018 M G MATHE ATTORNEYS Office No: 44, Limdev Building NPDC) Block D 2nd Floor THOHYANDOU/0950 P O Box 1984 THOHOYANDOU/0950 TEL/FAX: 015 962 1152 CELL: 073 395 3547 E-MAIL: mikatekogi�@ gmail.com REF: MAT/EST/NNM/2018

MBADI N S CONSULTANTS NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN TERMS OF SECTION 29 (1) OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES ACT 66 OF 1965 In the estate of the late AZWIHANGWISI LUCAS LATANI, of ID NO: 521208 5148 08 4. Date of death: 20th July 2018, of 377 Tshivhulani Village, Limpopo Province. Master Reference: 1690/2018. All persons having claims against the abovemen�oned estate are requested to lodge their claims within thirty (30) days of publica�on hereof with the executor’s agent, whose par�culars are as follows: Signed at Thohoyandou on this the 30th July 2018 MBADI N S CONSULTANTS 16 Mulovhedzi Building THOHOYANDOU/0950 P O Box 449, SIBASA Name and address of Executrix: Mbilummbi Sylvia Latani P O Box 328, SIBASA MUKHODOBWANE ATTORNEYS NOTICE IN TERMS OF SECTION 35(5) OF ACT 66 OF 1965 Pursuant to the provisions of Sec�on 35(5) of Act, 66 of 1965, no�ce is hereby given that the First and Final Liquida�on and Distribu�on Account in the Estate of the late MUOFHE IRENE NGOBEZA of ID: NO: 600118 0310 08 0, who died on 2nd July 2016, of Stand Number: 246, Mdavula Village, Malamulele District, Limpopo Province, Estate No. 1809/2016 will lie for inspec�on at the offices of the Master of the High Court, Thohoyandou, and

Malamulele Magistrate Court, Limpopo Province, for a period of twenty-one (21) days, calculated from date of publica�on hereof. Dated at Thohoyandou on the 17th July 2018. MUKHODOBWANE ATTORNEYS A�orneys for Executor Office No: 30, 1st Floor NPDC Building THOHOYANDOU/0950 P O Box 1613 THOHOYANDOU/0950 Tel: 015 962 0384 Tel/Fax: 015 962 4551 REF: MMP/MM/EST.29 MUKHODOBWANE ATTORNEYS

NOTICE IN TERMS OF SECTION 35(5) OF ACT 66 OF 1965 Pursuant to the provisions of Sec�on 35(5) of Act, 66 of 1965, no�ce is hereby given that the First and Final Liquida�on and Distribu�on Account in the Estate of the late NTAMBUDZENI THEODORE TSHIKOVHA of ID: NO: 631012 5431 08 7, who died on 18th July 2017, of Erf No: 113, Thohoyandou Block G, Thulamela District, Limpopo Province, Estate No. 1980/2017 will lie for inspec�on at the offices of the Master of the High Court, Thohoyandou, and Thohoyandou Magistrate Court, Limpopo Province, for a period of twentyone (21) days, calculated from date of publica�on hereof. Dated at Thohoyandou on the 17th July 2018. MUKHODOBWANE ATTORNEYS A�orneys for Executor Office No: 30, 1st Floor NPDC Building THOHOYANDOU/0950 P O Box 1613 THOHOYANDOU/0950 Tel: 015 962 0384 Tel/Fax: 015 962 4551 REF: MMP/MM/EST.31

MVUNDLELA & ASSOCIATES NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN TERMS OF SECTION 29 (1) OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES ACT 66 OF 1965 In the estate of the late MPHAPHULI MPHAYA EDWARD of ID NO: 320923 5184 08 6, a widower. Date of death: 27th May 2018, of 98 P-East, Thohoyandou, Limpopo Province.Master Reference: 1307/2018 All persons having claims against the abovemen�oned estate are requested to lodge their claims within thirty (30) days of publica�on hereof with the executor’s agent, whose par�culars are as follows: Signed at Thohoyandou on this the 18TH July 2018 MVUNDLELA & ASSOCIATES Office No: 87, Block C, NPDCLimdev Building THOHOYANDOU/0950 P O Box 3560 THOHOYANDOU/0950 TEL: 015 962 2953 FAX: 015 962 2913 REF: MVU/EST. MPHAPHULI/FHUMU

CHABANE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY XITIVISO XA XIKOMBELO NOTICE IN TERMS OF XO CINCA MATIRHISELO SECTION 35(5) OF ACT 66 YA MISAVA HI KU OF 1965 LANDZA NAWU WA Pursuant to the provisions SECTION 75 OF THE of Sec�on 35(5) of Act, THULAMELA (COLLINS 66 of 1965, no�ce is CHABANE) SPATIAL hereby given that the PLANNING AND LAND First and Final Liquida�on USE MANAGEMENT and Distribu�on Account BYLAW, 2016. in the Estate of the late Thaba David Takalani, NKUNA JAME PIET of Nwinyi wa ndhawu ID. NO: 510904 5415 08 eSalani , ndzi �visa 4 who died on 12th May xikombelo lexi endliweke 2016, of Stand No: 181, hi ku landza nawu Bode Village, Limpopo wa Sec�on 75 of the Province, Estate No. Thulamela (Collins 3508/2016 will lie for Chabane ) lowu ndzi inspec�on at the offices endleke xikombelo eka of the Master of the Masipala wa Collins High Court, Polokwane, Chabane xa ku cinca Limpopo Province, and ma�rhelo ya misava the Magistrate’s Office, eka xi�rhisiwa lexi Giyani, for a period of boxiweke laha henhla twenty-one (21) days, xa vutshamo lexi xi va calculated from the date xa bindzu ra “General of publica�on hereof. Dealer” ma�rhiselo ya Dated at Giyani on the 23rd bindzu ma ta lawuriwa hi day of July 2018. xikombelo lexi endliweke NOEL CHAUKE eka mufambisi wa ATTORNEYS, Agent to Doroba ni vufambisi the Executrix Nkuna bya masipala, Planning Mphephu Yimeka and Development, Office No: 208 & 211 Collins Chabane Local Old Mutual Building Municipality , Malamulele GIYANI/0826 hi masiku yo ringana P O Box 1422 30 ku sukela siku ro GIYANI/0826 sungula ra xi�viso. TEL: 015 812 1574 Swibumabumelo ni FAX: 015 812 1575 swiletelo swa xikombelo e-mail: noeldu1@ swi fanele ku rhumeriwa telkomsa.net eka masipala eka REF: CH/MN/382/17EST address leyi landzelaka: Collins Chabane Local COLLINS CHABANE LOCAL Municipality, Private Bag x 9271, MALAMULELE, MUNICIPALITY NOTICE 0982. Ku nga si hela NOTICE OF APPLICATION masiku ya 30 ya ku xi�viso FOR REZONING IN lexi �visiweke Address TERMS OF SECTION 75 ya mukomberi P.O Box OF THE THULAMELA 490, LEVUBU, 0929, Cell: (COLLINS CHABANE LOCAL 076 213 2115, Email: MUNICIPALITY) SPATIAL tdnewlookcc@gmail.com PLANNING AND LAND USE MANAGEMENT BYLAW, TAMBANI MATUMBA 2016. ATTORNEYS Thaba David Takalani, being the authorized SALE IN EXECUTION owner of Site No: 990 In the Magistrate’s Salani Village, hereby give Court for the District of no�ce for the applica�on Makhuduthamaga lodged in terms of Sec�on Held at Sekhukhune 75 of The Thulamela Case No: 601/2016 (Collins Chabane Local In the ma�er between: Municipality) Spa�al SCHOONOORD DRY Planning and Land Use CLEANERS & LAUNDRY Management Bylaw, (EXECUTION CREDITOR) 2016 that I have applied Execu�on Creditor to Collins Chabane and Local Municipality for MPHEFHEDZI BUSINESS the “Rezoning” on the ENTERPRISE (EXECUTION aforesaid property from DEBTOR) “Agricultural” to “Business Judgment Debtor 2” to allow for the Pursuant to a judgment development of “General granted on the 5th June Dealer”. Par�culars of the 2017 by the above applica�ons will lie for Honourable Court the inspec�on during normal under-men�oned goods office hours at the office will be sold on the 23rd of the Manager, Planning August 2018 at 11h30 by and Development, public auc�on to be held Collins Chabane Local at 68 Krogh Street, Louis Municipality, Malamulele Trichardt, by the Ac�ng for the period of 30 days Sheriff for the Lower and from the first day of Higher Court, Sheriff B the no�ce. Objec�ons M MAROBELA, and/or and/or comments or his deputy, to the highest representa�on in respect bidder namely:of the applica�on must be 1 x 1 CISSELL DRYER 25KG lodged with or made in 1 x 1 TULLIS 235O DRYER wri�ng to the municipality 25KG at the above address or 1 x 1 30 KG DRYER at Collins Chabane Local 1 x 1 ELECTROLUX Municipality, Private Bag WASCATOR WASHER X9271, MALAMULELE, 35KG 0982 within 30 days 1 x 1 PEACOCK DRYER from the date of first 40KG publica�on. Address of 1 x 1 SPEED QUEEN 30KG the applicant: P.O Box WASHER 490, LEVUBU 0929; Cell: 1 x 1 TULLS HF 234 076 213 2115, Email: WASHER tdnewlookcc@gmail.com. 1 x 1 PRIMUS WASHER 1 x 1 SAILSTAR WASHER XITIVISO XA COLLINS 1 x 1 UNIWASH WASHER NOEL CHAUKE ATTORNEYS

DATED AT BURGERSFORT ON THIS THE 26 DAY OF JULY 2018. MALOPE MAHLAELA & ASSOCIATES ATTORNEYS FOR EXECUTION CREDITOR 132 Cnr. Eland & Marone Street, Burgersfort C/O TAMBANI MATUMBA ATTORNEYS 39 Songozwi Street LOUIS TRICHARDT/0920 TEL: 015 516 6411 FAX: 015 516 6429 E_MAIL: matumba@ tmlaw.co.za REF: B Maluma TH

V M NETSHIPALE ATTORNEYS IN THE HIGH COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA LIMPOPO LOCAL DIVISION THOHOYANDOU Case Number: 668/2017 In the ma�er between ADVOCATE TAKALANI MADIMA / PLAINTIFF and VHUTSHILO NANGE ATTORNEYS / 1st DEFENDANT VHUTSHILO LICOLLIN NANGE/ 2nd DEFENDANT NOTICE OF SALE EXECUTION KINDLY TAKE NOTICE that, in pursuant of the Court order granted by the Registrar of the above Honourable Court on the 7th day of December 2017 the following goods will be sold in execu�on on the 31st day of August 2018 at 9AM at the sheriff ’s office, to the highest bidder without warran�es or representa�ons. The 2nd Judgment debtor resides at House No: 255, Manniini Village, M. East, Thohoyandou, Venda, Limpopo Province, RSA. 1x1 Mercedes Benz ompresssor with registra�on le�ers and numbers 2280F GP 1X1 Sony music system with speakers Samsung plasma TV 1x4 piece lounge 1x1 Microwave 1x 4 Kitchen chairs 1x1 DVD 1X1 Coffee table 1x3 Plas�c chairs 1x2 Camp chairs 1x1 Table DATED AT THOHOYANDOU ON THIS THE 26TH DAY OF JULY 2018. VM NETSHIPALE ATTORNEYS 1ST AND 2ND RESPONDENTS’ ATTORNEYS 2 Mphephu Drive Thohoyandou-Sibasa Main Road Block P. East,

THOHOYANDOU/0950 Venda, Limpopo Province Tel: 015 962 6020/0711 Fax: 015 962 6020/2023 Mr.Neshipale/lsm/O/C 699 WISANI BALOYI INC. NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN TERMS OF SECTION 29 (1) OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES ACT 66 OF 1965 Estate Late MUNERI FHATUWANI, I.D NO: 730730 5552 08 7 of House No. 300, Makwarela Loca�on, Limpopo province who died on the 16/07/2018 and was unmarried. Estate number: 1626/2018 Master’s office: Thohoyandou. Persons having claims against this estate are called to lodge their claims within 30 days from date of publica�on. SIGNED AT THOHOYANDOU ON THIS THE 25TH DAY OF JULY 2018 WISANI BALOYI INC. BOX 3305 LOUIS TRICHARDT 0920 REF: EST/05/ Redress/2018 Z P MAKANANISA – NTHULANE ATTORNEYS NOTICE IN TERMS OF SECTION 35(5) OF ACT 66 OF 1965 Pursuant to the provisions of Sec�on 35(5) of Act, 66 of 1965, no�ce is hereby given that the First and Final Liquida�on and Distribu�on Account in the Estate of the late THATHAISA TAKALANI ALBERT of ID NO: 600226 5385 08 8 who died 3RD October 2017, who was never married and who resided at Dzanani, House No: 33845, Limpopo Province, Estate No. 2332/2017 will lie for inspec�on at the offices of the Master of the High Court, Thohoyandou, Limpopo Province, and the Magistrate’s Office, Dzanani, for a period of twenty-one (21) days, calculated from the date of publica�on hereof. Dated at Louis Trichardt on the 25th day of July 2018. Z P MAKANANISA – NTHULANI ATTORNEYS Office No: 14, Maranatha Centre, Louis Trichardt/0920 TEL: 081 316 7828 FAX: 086 612 9960 e-mail: makananisazp@ gmail.com REF: F03/10/2017

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16 3 August 2018

District Municipality

REQUEST FOR TENDERS/PROPOSALS Tender Number Description

CIDB Tender Fee Docs Compulsory Briefing Closing Date Technical Enquiries Grading Available Session/Site Inspection VDM/FIN/ Distribution of Consumers’ None R1 500.00 6 August 13 August 2018 at 10:00 24 August 2018 Chief Financial Officer, 22/05/2018/01 Statements (Printing non-refundable 2018 at the entrance of Vhembe at 12:00 Finance Department, and folding of monthly District Municipality Mr ND Mchavi at municipal statements) (015) 960-2000/2049 Complete tender documents sealed in an envelope, marked with the above-mentioned tender number, must be deposited in the tender box, next to the entrance of Vhembe District Municipality Offices, next to Khoroni Hotel (former Venda Tusk Hotel), wherein the tenders will be opened in public. The following documents are required and will form part of the tender: • CSD summary report • Tax clearance compliance status letter or tax clearance  compliance number • Company Registration Certificate •  Proof of purchased tender document receipt •  Tenderer’s certified copy of ID document • Proof that the  tenderer’s municipal business account or any of the director’s municipal account is not in arrears (NB: Municipal clearance not older than three months) or letter from traditional authority indicating that they are not paying rates and taxes • Certified B-BBEE Verification Certificate. Late tenders, telegraphic, e-mail or telefax transmission documents will not be accepted. Vhembe District Municipality reserves the right to accept a tender as a  whole or in part and does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. NB: All service providers/tenderers are requested to pre-number and initial their documents before submission No tender will be accepted from a person in the service of the State. Administrative enquiries can be directed to the Supply Chain Practitioners of Vhembe District Municipality at tel. (015) 960-2075/2093/2107/2163 & 2168. Mr M.R. Rambado (Municipal Manager) Vhembe District Municipality, Private Bag X5006, Thohoyandou 0950 Human Communications 142648

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Salary: SANBI offers an all-inclusive annual salary of R224 081.31 (Salary Level 05) (Contract until 31 March 2021) Reference Number: GTHO/2018/003 Thohoyandou Botanical Garden

The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, efficient and enthusiastic individual to assist in the maintenance and development of buildings and structures at the Thohoyandou Botanical Garden. Requirements: • The prospective candidate must be in possession of a Grade 10 with a trade test certificate in brick laying enhanced by at least 2–5 years’ relevant working experience • The incumbent is required to have a good command of spoken and written English as well as another official language, and interpersonal skills • A valid Code B drivers’ license is essential for this position and computer literacy will be an added advantage • The candidate must be able to perform weekend duties on a rotational basis. The responsibilities include: • Operate and maintain construction machines and related power tools • Maintain structures in the garden • Maintain and develop hard landscapes in the garden • Assist in landscaping and other developments in the garden Please Note: • An application form (obtainable from SANBI website: www.sanbi.org/jobs or from our offices) must accompany the CV together with a letter motivating why the applicant should be favourably considered for the position and confirming that the minimum qualifications are met (applicants lacking evidence of relevant experience will not be considered) • A skills test may be conducted as part of the selection process • Applicants must also provide the full names and telephone numbers and if possible e-mail addresses of at least 3 referees • Failure to submit the requested information and reference number may result in your application not being considered.

INVITATION FOR PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROCESS NOTICE OF THE PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT OF A FILLING STATION AND RELATED INFRASTRUCTURE ON STAND NUMBER 9242, ELIM-A VILLAGE Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 24F of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act 107 of 1998) (NEMA), for the application to obtain Environmental Authorisation according to the activities listed in terms of the EIA Regulation of GN. R 982 of 4 December 2014 and application for water use license. Reference Number: LIM/EIA/0000632/2018. The project triggered the following listed activities: Relevant Act

Relevant regulation or section in terms of the Act

Activities in terms of the Act of the Regulation which will be triggered

Competent authority to whom the application for authorization will be made

National Environmental GN. R 983 of Management Act, NEMA 04 December 2014 (Act. No. 107 of 1998)

Activity No: 14 and Activity No: 27

Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism (LEDET)

National Water Act, (Act No.36 of 1998)

Section 21 (a) & (b)

Department of Water and Sanitation

Section 21

Project Description The proposed development of a filling station and related Infrastructure on stand number 9242 of Elim-A Village within the Makhado Local Municipality of Vhembe District Municipality, in the Limpopo Province will entails the development of an apartment, convenience shop, tyres fitment sales and car wash. The capacity of the fuel tanks is 500m3. The extent of the development area is 1.14ha. Project Location The site situated on the Waterval Farm No. 45 LT. Elim-A Village is located about 3km from Elim Mall and Hospital. Access to the site is through R578 road heading towards N1 Road. GPS coordinates: S23o 10’ 39.71“ E 30o 02' 33.47”. Consultant: Khaukanani Ramuhashi Address: No. 25 Caroline Close, Rowlands Estate, Mafikeng, 2745 Tel: (018) 011 0002; Fax: 086 541 6369; E-mail: consultant3@lesekha.co.za. Date of advertisement: 03 August 2018. Lesekha Consulting has been appointed as independent Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP) to undertake the basic assessment, public participation for the above mentioned project. In order to ensure that you are identified as an interested and/or affected party, if you have any comments and objections please submit your name, contact information or interest in the matter to the contact person given above within 30 days of publication of this advertisement. Ad designed by Zoutnet Publishers

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. SANBI reserves the right not to fill this position. All applications will be considered with the understanding that, in terms of the SANBI Employment Equity Plan, preference will currently be given to candidates from the designated groups.

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Contact Mr. John Sihlangu on 012 843 5009 or, preferably, forward the completed application form (available from www.sanbi.org.za) a cover letter, certified copies of qualifications, ID, drivers licence and concise CV via e-mail to recruitmentpta@sanbi.org.za or fax 012 843 5222. Postal applications are to be addressed to the Assistant Director: Human Resources, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Private Bag X101, Pretoria, 0001. Closing date: 17 August 2018 Candidates are expected to be available for selection interviews on a date and time as determined by SANBI. If no response has been received within 30 days of the closing date, candidates may consider their applications unsuccessful. Kone Solutions K29707

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Sales Representative Requirements: Field Experience: A minimum of 2-3 years field experience in marketing and sales will be to your advantage. Educational Qualification: A sales diploma or other tertiary qualification will be an advantage, but is not a pre-requisite. A minimum of a matric certificate, preferably with university exemption, is necessary. A valid drivers’ licence is also necessary. Age: There is no age restriction, but this is not a senior post and younger candidates may fit in better in the team. Area of work: The candidate must be based in Louis Trichardt, but travelling to areas such as Thohoyandou and Musina will be necessary. Must have own transport. Interested candidates must collect an application form from our office and hand these back before 24 August 2018. (No e-mailed application forms or CVs will be considered.) Requests for an application form can be sent to admin@zoutnet. co.za, but the completed application forms must be physically handed in.

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Application forms can be handed in at 16B Joubert Street, Louis Trichardt

BID NUMBER

DESCRIPTION

BID PRICE

COMPULSORY BRIEFING

Contact Person

EVALUATION CRITERIA

BID NO 56/ 2017/ 2018A

Provision of Short Term Insurance Portfolio (Three(3) years contract)

R3.00 per page

13 August 2018 at 11h00 Thulamela Council Chamber

Mr Neluheni P (015 962 7606 or Ms Mudau p (015 962 7796)

80/20 preference points system will be used.

Bid documents will be available as from 07 August 2018 between 08h00 and 15h30 at office No.02 Thulamela Municipality, Old Agriven Building, Thohoyandou or can be downloaded from the E-tender portal for free. Bid documents must be submitted with the following compulsory ducuments • Tax Compliance status letter or Tax Compliance status pin. • Company registration documents (e.g. CK) • Proof of municipal rates and taxes or municipal service charges owed by the bidder or any of its directors, not in arrears for more than 3 months. (The proof of municipal rates and taxes or municipal service charges to be submitted must not be older than three (3) months from the closing date of the bid • List of similar (Insurance Services) executed successfully projects with clients contact details and contract Value. • Proof of registration on CSD NB: Service providers must submit their certified BBBEE verification certificate from verification agency accredited by South African accreditation system (SANAS) or sworn affidavit Bids will be assessed under the provisions of the following Acts and its Regulations: Municipal Finance Management Act, (Act 56 of 2003); PPPFA, Supply Chain Management Policy of the municipality in accordance with the specifications and in terms of 80:20 preferential points system. Sealed bid documents must be submitted in envelopes clearly indicating “BID NUMBER AND DESCRIPTION” on the outside and must reach the undersigned by depositing it into the official Bid Box at the front of the main entrance to the Civic Centre, by no later than 11:00 on, 6 September 2018. All Bids received will be opened in public in the Municipality’s Board Room, Civic Centre, Old Agriven Building, Thohoyandou. The Municipality is not bound to accept the lowest or any Bid and reserves the right to accept any part of a Bid. Bids must remain valid for a period of ninety (90) days after closing date of the submission thereof Bids which are late, incomplete, unsigned, completed by pencil, sent by telegraph, facsimile , electronically (Fax), or E- mail and without the compulsory requirements will be disqualified. MALULEKE HE MUNICIPAL MANAGER Thulamela Municipality Civic Centre Old Agriven Building Thohoyandou 0950

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3 August 2018 17

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

DISPOSAL NOTICE NO: 121/2018 DISPOSAL/SELLING MUNICIPAL SCRAPED ASSETS Interested buyers are invited to submit their price offer to purchase different categories of items grouped to Makhado Municipality Items for disposal through price offers are as follows 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Old or damaged Electrical transformers Old office furniture Various ICT equipment ( e.g. Laptops , printers ) Mobile offices Tyres Scrap Metals

Interested persons may view these items at Makhado Municipal Electrical workshop situated at 21 Vorster Street, Louis Trichardt. 0920 during office hours from 8h00 to 15h00 Monday to Friday starting from 06 August 2018 to 13 August 2018. Note. Price offer must be as per allocated lot numbers as indicated on each categories. Price offered per each category must be signed by a dully authorised person , sealed envelope and clearly marked : DISPOSAL NOTICE NO : DISPOSAL/SELLING OF MUNICIPAL SCRAPPED ASSETS and must reach the undersigned by depositing it into the Tender Box at the Foyer of the main Entrance to the civic by no later than 12:00 on Tuesday , 14 August 2018 When all prices offered received will be opened in public in the Council chamber, Ground Floor Civic Centre, No 83 Krogh Street, and Louis Trichardt. The Mobile offices can be viewed at Dzanani Traffic Station that is situated at Matidza village at Nzhelele area along the R523 road Bidder offering the highest price and had complied with all requirements of this advert will be awarded the item on the spot. Successful bidders must pay to the municipality the price offered before collection. Price offered must remain valid for a period of ninety days (90) after closing date of submission thereof. Price offered which are late, incomplete, unsigned or submitted in pencil or by telegraph or facsimile or electronically by email will be disqualified. Proposal can be made to the Acting Chief Financial Officer, Mr NG Raliphada or MS E Lubisi at 015 519 3000 during working hours, while procurement enquiries can be directed to Mr N.A Mathivha at 015 519 3044. Civic Centre 83 Krogh Street LOUIS TRICHARDT, 0920 Ref :8/1/2/2

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The general secretary of Mamu Community Development, Mr Jafter Mamugudubi (left) receives coaching and training kit from the executive chief director for Collins Sebola Inc, Mr Collins Sebola. Mamu Community Development and Collins Sebola Inc has since entered into a community-development partnership and the kits will be used for the benefit of the youth under Mamu Community Development’s auspices.

District Municipality

Public Notice

Notice is hereby given in terms of section 45 of the Supply Chain Management Policy that Vhembe District Municipality Supply Chain Management Policy Implementation Report for the period 1 April 2018 to 30 June 2018 is available for public inspection. The information will be available at the Municipality’s cashier’s office and our website at www.vhembe.gov.za For any enquiries, contact the Supply Chain Practitioners of Vhembe District Municipality at (015) 960-2000. Mr MR Rambado - Municipal Manager Private Bag X5006, Thohoyandou 0950 Human Communications 142620

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

TENDER NOTICE

All suitable service providers are hereby invited to bid for the below mentioned projects. Bidders are requested to bid as per specification attached to the bid documents that will be obtainable from date stated below the Procurement Office No. B043 ground floor, 83 Krogh Street, civic centre, Makhado. BID NO: 19/2018

24/2018

DESCRIPTION

DATE OF BID DOCUMENT AVAILABLE.

Supply and Delivery of Gas Rentals and Cylinder for the period of three (03) years

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Maintenance and operation of all council air conditioners for the period of three (03) years

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

EVALUATION CRITERIA

COMPULSORY BRIEFING SESSION

80/20 score points.

80/20 score points.

Friday, 17 August 2018 at 10:00 at Council chamber, Ground Floor, Civic Centre, 83 Krogh Street. Makhado

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

TECHNICAL ENQUIRIES

DOCUMENT FEES

REFERENCE AND NOTICE NO. Ref: 8/3/2/1572

• Prospective bidders must have Authority / license to handle gas and cylinder ( attach proof)

• Acting Director Technical services Mr. MG Raleshuku or Mr. E Joubert tel no.015 519 3000

R300-00

• Copy of CIDB grading 04ME. • Attach proof of at least two years previous successful similar projects with contract value (attach appointment letters). • Attach proof of public liability insurance • Be registered with department of labour as a three phase installation electrician

• Acting Director Technical services Mr. MG Raleshuku or Mr. E joubert tel no.015 519 3000.

R300-00

CLOSING DATE AND TIME Friday, 31 August 2018 at 12H00

Notice no: 59/2018 Ref: 8/3/2/1573

Friday, 31 August 2018 at 12H00

Notice no: 111/2018

Completed bid documents signed by a duly authorized person, sealed in an envelope clearly marked “As mentioned above” must reach the undersigned by depositing it into the tender box at the foyer of the main entrance to the Civic Centre by not later than “As mentioned above” when all tenders received will be opened in public in the Council Chamber, Ground Floor, Civic Centre, No.83 Krogh Street, Makhado. The Municipality is not bound to accept the lowest or any bid and reserves the right to accept any part of a bid. Bids must remain valid for a period of ninety (90) days after closing date of submission thereof. Submitted tenders will be evaluated as mentioned above. Bids which are late, incomplete, unsigned or submitted in pencil or by telegraph or facsimile or electronically by e-mail, or not having the following documents attached for evaluation or not complying with the tender specifications, will not be evaluated and will be disqualified: • • • • • •

A valid tax clearance certificate with tax compliance status pin issued. A copy of company registration certificate/CK. Certified copy/copies of company owner(s) ID book(s), not older than three (03) months. Certified copy BBBEE certificate (For preferential points), not older than three (03) months. Proof of payment of Municipal Accounts/Bills/Formal Lease Agreement for rental/letter from Traditional Authority not older than three (03) months for both entity and directors of the company. Copy of central supplier database summary report.

NB: All Service Provider doing business with Makhado municipality are required to register on the CSD (Central Supplier Database). All enquiries procurement should be directed to Mr. NA Mathivha or Mr. M Ramabulana at tel no. (015) 519 3171/3024. Civic Centre 83 Krogh Street LOUIS TRICHARDT, 0920

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LIMPOPO MIRROR

18 3 August 2018

Chippas and Stars share the spoils flashed the first yellow card in the ninth minute. Chippas’ centre back, MatIn their Vhembe derby in the Sasol shenyego Mamaila, found herself on the Women’s League at the Makhuvha wrong side of the football laws when she Stadium on Sunday, Chippas United tackled Shumani Tshikosi from behind. Ladies held the league title contendChippas' technical staff blundered by ers, Shayandima Morning Stars, to a keeping their centre forward, Makwena thrilling goalless draw. “China” Mashalane, on the field of play The game provided maximum enter- throughout the first half, even though tainment, even though no goal was seen. her performance was far below par. The referee, Mr Phumudzo Munyai, Mashalane proved that it was not her By Frank Mavhungu

day in the 24th minute. She received a pre-cooked pass from Maggie Mukhuwana and unleashed aimlessly from edge of the box. The ball went far wide, much to the fans’ disappointment. Mashalane was also reprimanded with a card towards the end of the first half. This after she had obstructed the Stars’ keeper, Gumani Mulibana. Realizing that there was a likelihood for Mashalane to see red, they replaced her with Gudani Nephalama seven minutes into the last half. Morning Stars were reduced to 10 men in the 67th minute. Their midfielder, Tshisevhe Lidzebe, was given her marching orders after kicking Maggie Mukhuwana intentionally. Chippas failed to capitalize as the Stars continued to match them in all departments. Maggie Mukhuwana, the Chippas midfielder, also saw red after tackling Phuluso Mothelo from behind. What could have been Stars’ winning goal was turned into a nightmare. Their centre forward, Munei Nemuramba, forced her way through the Chippas defence and shot straight to the keeper from within the box.

Berea FC and coach Muligwe part ways His appointment as Musina All Stars’ head coach was confirmed After guiding the team for two by the team’s managing director, seasons, the coach of Berea FC, Mr Donald Sebola. According to Mr Rofhiwa Muligwe, said good- Sebola, Muligwe will be assisted bye to the club two weeks ago. by Messrs Thomani Ndou and Muligwe joined the ZwigodiTenecious Ramakokovhu. ni-based MMK League side at the Sebola stated that the only beginning of the 2016/17 season. mandate they had given Muligwe Berea won the league title for and his assistants was to ensure two seasons in a row under the that the team won the league guidance of Muligwe, but failed to title at the end of the season and make the grade during the promo- secure a place in the promotional tional play-offs. play-offs. According to Sebola, When asked about his sudthey are busy conducting trials den departure from Berea FC, in a bid to beef up last season’s Muligwe said that there was no squad. Musina All Stars finished bad blood between him and the their league programme in the club. According to him, after fail- fourth position last season. ing to get promotion during his two-year stay, he felt that it was time for him to search for greener pastures and allow the club to get another coach with new ideas. Muligwe revealed that it took him less than 24 hours to find a new job after parting ways with Berea last Wednesday. He said he would be coaching the other MMK League side, Musina All Stars, when the activities for the new season started in three months’ time. Muligwe coached several teams, including Masisi Young Stars, Tshilamusi Super Eagles and Mutele Mountain Rangers, before joining Berea FC. He played for teams such as Tshifulanani Mighty Rock, Masisi Young Stars and Tshilamusi Super Eagles before hanging up his boots Mr Rofhiwa Muligwe. to pursue a career in coaching. By Frank Mavhungu

Ravies surrender to Juve By Frank Mavhungu

Tebogo Mnisi of Stars and Gudani Nephalama of Chippas wrestle for possession of the ball.

Salome Nndwa of Chippas hinders Tebogo Mnisi of Stars from reaching the ball.

Muraga Spurs too hot for Mukoma All Stars By Frank Mavhungu Although they still have three matches to play before they wrap up their league programme, Muraga Hazard Hotspurs secured a place in the SAB League by beating Mukoma All Stars 1-0 in their MTG League match at the Muraga grounds on Saturday. The game was evenly contested, with the teams showing no respect for each other. The keeper of Hotspurs, Tshifhiwa Madevha, was the busiest player in the first 15 minutes. At that stage, Stars’ strikers were unstoppable, firing from all angles in their search for an early goal. Madevha denied the Stars’ striker, Dovhani Munyai, a sure goal six minutes into the game. He received a neat pass from Meshack Kone and unleashed a half volley from close range. Madevha braved the shot and palmed the ball away for a corner kick. Andani Thahale tried his luck with a ground cutter a moment later, and again Madevha made his presence felt by kicking the ball away.

Hotspurs took the game to the visitors in the last 20 minutes of the first half. Their centre forward caused an upset in the 35th minute. He received a beautiful pass from Patrick Mukhese at the edge of the box and hesitated for far too long to unleash before losing possession. Hotspurs effected two changes to their starting line-up early in the last half. They replaced Ndamulelo Nevhukalanga and Rabelani Mphathele with Wanga Nemakhavhani and Mpho Ligunuba respectively. Stars

responded by introducing Zwidofhela Mavhungu and Asivhothe Mashima for Dovhani Munyai and Adivhaho Neveni respectively. The important goal that earned Hotspurs three significant points came in the 78th minute. A substitute, Wanga Nemakhavhani, finished off a loose ball, following scramble within the box. Stars, however, did not give in without a fight. They continued to initiate some promising moves from the middle of the park in their search for the equalizer.

The players and fans of Hotspurs celebrate the team’s goal.

In their Thulamela Local Football Association League match at the Makhuvha Stadium on Sunday, Juventus FC collected the maximum points at the expense of Ravies FC, following their narrow 1-0 victory. As if they were going to bury Juventus alive, Ravies approached the aggressively, with their midfielders dishing out some telling passes to the strikers. Their original fighting spirit faded with time, however. Realizing that there was nothing to fear, Juventus took the game to their opponents in the last 20 minutes of the first half. The Ravies’ keeper, Balanganani Makhitha, denied Juventus two sure goals towards the end of the first half.

Ravies used all their substitution chances in the last half. They replaced Fhumulani Munyai, Talifhani Mulwela and Ndivhuwo Nelurangani with Thonifhani Mbulaheni, David Phaswana and Gudani Manenzhe respectively. Although pressure started to mount on their defenders after the Ravies’ replacements, Juventus kept their starting line-up intact. Their patience paid dividends later in the game. The keeper of Ravies, Balanganani Makhitha, passed the ball to an opponent to clear it from the danger area. Aluwani Mulovhedzi, the Juventus’ striker, received the pass and dished a square pass to Thinawanga Mphego, who headed home to ensure that his side deposit the maximum points into their league account.

Fhumulani Munyime of Ravies (right) and Kulani Mabasa of Juventus wrestle to win the ball.


LIMPOPO MIRROR

Harvest day for Begwa Utd LEAGUE LOGS By Frank Mavhungu

Begwa United Brothers FC will not easily forget last Saturday. They scooped up numerous prizes during the Boy Nemakonde Soccer Challenge prize-giving ceremony at the Copa-Copa Lodge at Ha-Lambani village. They were also crowned champions of the tournament during the ceremony. They took home a cash prize of R13 000, 11 pairs of soccer boots, six soccer balls, a soccer kit and two floating trophies. The second trophy was presented to them after they were

named the team that demonstrated a spirit of fair play throughout the tournament. Begwa beat New Discovery FC 4-1 in the final at the Tshifudi Stadium on Saturday, July 27. Eighteen players for Begwa were each presented with R500 while the team’s head coach, Mr Kennedy Munyai, became R1 000 richer. The runners-up, New Discovery FC, received R1 500, a soccer kit and six soccer balls. The third-placed side, Munangwe United Brothers, received R1 500 and six soccer balls during the ceremony. United Brothers, who were

the defending champions this year, obtained the third position after beating Buluni Happy Boys 1-0 in their losers’ final match. Buluni Happy Boys took home six soccer balls. Teams that were booted out in the quarter-final stage will each receive a consolation prize of two soccer balls. The top goal scorers in the tournament, Norman Mbedzi and Silence Baloyi, both from Begwa, each received R1 000. Baloyi received another R1 000 after he was named the best player in the tournament. The best goalkeeper’s award went to Ronewa Lambani of Begwa. He received R1 000. When delivering the keynote address, the tournament’s main sponsor, Mr Boy Nemakonde, said that he would continue to sponsor the event next year.

The best goalkeeper of the tournament, Ronewa Lambani, and Mrs Shandukani Nemakonde, photographed with Lambani’s cheque.

The best coach of the tournament, Mr Kennedy Munyai.

Norman Mbedzi (second from left) and Mulanga Nemudzivhadi (second from right) of Begwa photographed with their team’s trophy and cheque. They are flanked by Mrs Shandukani Nemakonde (left) and Mr Victor Nemakonde.

The top goal scorers, Norman Mbedzi (right) and Silence Baloyi (middle), display their cheque with Mrs Shandukani Nemakonde.

Fixtures of The Fresh One league The current log-leaders of the Limpopo Dairy The Fresh One league stream A, Greenway Academy, will play their last two matches over the weekend. Saturday’s league fixtures are: Madombidzha Chris United vs Ravele Highlanders, Tshiozwi Mates vs Gogobole Home

Defenders, Madombidzha Try Again vs Gogobole Bucs, Ravele Black Dragons vs Lotavha FC, Greenway Academy vs Matika FC, Tshikota Chelsea vs Madombidzha Celtic and Tshizowi Barcelona vs Benny’s Care. The Sunday matches are: Madombidzha Chris United vs Gogobole Home Defend-

ers, Gogobole Bucs vs Ravele Highlanders, Ravele Black Dragons vs Madombidzha Try Again, Latasha FC vs Greenway Academy, Tshikota Chelsea vs Sinthumule Dangerous Stars, Madombidzha Celtic vs Tshiozwi Barcelona and Benny’s Care vs Tshiozwi Mates.

Team Diza Dazzers Pool Club Thabelo Pool Club Iketleng Pool Club Wata Pool Club Gilson Pool Club Modjadji Pool Club Petermzala Pool Club Hillside Pool Club Hlayisekani Pool Club Loss Matheka Pool Club Cocks Pool Club Diza Pool Club Oom Pieter Pool Club Toy Pool Club Goloza Pool Club Mamba Pool Club Mutonga Pool Club Diza Highway Pool Club

Hlapa League Log

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

Won 11 11 11 10 10 8 6 6 6 5 6 5 5 3 3 3 2 2

Draw 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 3 0 2 1 2 1 1 2 0

Lost 2 2 2 2 4 4 7 6 7 6 7 6 7 9 10 10 10 12

For 192 176 170 174 161 146 139 135 127 139 118 115 114 116 109 115 122 115

Against Points 128 35 104 34 100 34 116 32 139 31 154 26 141 19 135 19 133 19 141 18 132 18 110 17 126 16 144 11 151 10 165 10 148 8 145 6

For 99 80 58 60 48 59 57 52 57 43 48 37 29 36 27 14

Against Points 21 74 44 53 28 52 37 52 24 46 42 45 16 44 30 43 54 42 44 34 58 29 75 22 57 19 69 17 64 15 105 5

Lost 4 3 4 5 5 10 8 7 9 10 11 11 15 10 15 9 14 18

For 43 49 55 31 37 48 46 33 31 33 27 25 26 18 18 23 19 15

Against Points 17 64 18 52 28 47 21 47 20 46 39 44 27 43 29 42 32 36 31 34 25 33 37 25 40 24 32 23 49 21 21 19 49 12 53 6

MTG/PIB THULFA STREAM A Team Played Won Draw Lost Bengwa United Brothers 25 22 3 0 Munangwe United Brothers 25 16 5 4 New Discovery 25 12 4 9 Lukalo H Spurs 25 11 4 10 Tshaulu H Lion 26 9 8 9 Lambani H Defenders 26 10 5 11 Mulindathavha O Swall 25 8 9 8 Citizen FC 25 9 5 11 Nduvheni FC 25 8 7 10 Tshidzini FC 24 8 6 10 Mushiro Y Stars 26 7 9 10 Tshaulu S Academy 23 7 8 8 Tshamutshedzi FC 22 7 8 7 Buluni H Boys 26 6 10 10 Dimani Y Masters 26 6 9 11 New Look FC 26 0 8 18

For 68 46 42 35 27 30 26 35 26 30 29 34 31 24 32 12

Against Points 14 69 23 53 34 40 35 37 28 35 36 35 25 33 37 32 26 31 34 30 42 30 23 29 46 29 34 28 39 27 51 8

MTG/PIB THULFA SUPER B Team Played Won Draw Lost Muraga Hot Spurs 28 19 9 0 Mukoma A Stars 28 15 7 6 Tshikonelo United 28 14 6 8 Tshikonelo Highlanders 27 12 10 5 Banyini F Swallows 28 13 7 8 Zwsaloni United 28 12 7 9 Azwibali FC 27 13 4 10 Tshififi FC 28 12 5 11 Vhudimbilu R Block 28 10 8 10 Dzingahe H Makers 28 10 8 10 Malavuwe G Movers 28 9 7 12 Mbahe F Rebels 28 6 11 11 Tshamutilikwa G Hokers 28 6 7 15 Tshamutavha H Sand 28 6 7 15 Sterkstroom R Chiefs 28 3 11 1 Mathielzha B Birds 28 5 2 21

For 54 44 44 33 47 39 43 35 43 32 28 37 31 36 27 17

Against Points 14 66 30 52 26 48 17 46 35 46 30 43 45 43 31 41 45 38 39 38 30 34 49 29 47 25 53 25 50 20 49 17

Team Tswinga Y Stars Tshiulungoma FC Tshikhudini FC Maniini Real Madrid Arsenal FC Thohoyandou FC Real Magidi FC Tshikovha Arsenal Bembani FC Nkwhathiseni FC Juventus FC Ravies FC Golo Liverpool Tambaulante F Peace Lufule F Bombers Makhuvha F Boys

MTG/PIB THULFA STREAM C Played Won Draw Lost 27 21 3 3 27 16 6 5 27 15 6 6 27 15 5 7 27 15 3 9 27 14 5 8 27 12 10 5 27 12 7 8 27 10 6 11 27 9 7 11 27 8 7 12 27 8 4 15 27 6 3 18 27 6 3 4148 27 4 7 16 27 1 6 20

For 61 57 68 46 53 55 59 46 42 33 43 40 28 20 11 15

Against Points 16 66 25 54 28 51 33 50 37 48 32 47 34 46 29 43 64 36 50 34 46 31 47 28 65 21 73 21 43 19 55 9

Team Ngovhela XI Experience Miluwai H Boys Muungamunwe FC Dzwerani U Brothers Ndondola FC Manamani City Mashawani Y Tigers Tshisaulu FC Mapate Black Mambas Ngovhela FC Khumbe FC Madamalala FC Tshimboni A Bullets Sibasa All Stars Makakavhale S Stars Mahematshena Y Stars Mop Killers Shayandima A Stars

MTG/PIB THULFA STREAM D Played Won Draw Lost 29 25 3 1 29 20 6 3 29 20 4 5 29 18 2 9 29 17 3 9 29 16 5 8 29 14 8 7 29 15 4 10 29 14 7 8 29 14 6 9 29 12 3 14 29 9 5 15 29 9 4 16 29 7 4 18 29 7 3 19 29 5 2 22 29 2 5 22 29 0 0 29

For 83 76 56 51 52 48 65 46 38 61 33 26 28 38 19 29* 13 9

Against Points 9 78 24 66 23 64 25 56 33 54 28 53 26 50 35 49 29 49 38 48 39 39 48 32 41 31 89 25 41 24 70 17 51 11 92 0

Team Tshilapfene Sportif Phiphidi Bush Bucks Matondoni Sweepers Thembuvhilo FC Tshirembe Valley KIII Ngwenani Manchester Tshiawelo Bosveld Lunungwi FC Mapholi Kill Them All Maha Gunners FC Vhutshavhelo FC Vondo Vibes Tshivhungululu H Vul Themba Heroes Mukumbai S Stars Ralies

MTG/PIB THULFA STREAM E Played Won Draw Lost 27 20 3 4 26 18 4 4 27 15 5 7 28 16 1 11 28 15 3 10 28 14 6 8 27 13 4 10 28 12 7 9 28 12 3 13 28 11 4 13 26 9 6 11 28 9 6 13 27 8 7 12 27 7 1 19 27 5 4 18 28 2 2 24

For 65 82 50 50 63 55 45 38 40 49 32 37 33 26 32 36

Against Points 24 63 32 58 25 50 33 49 41 48 54 48 43 43 36 43 41 39 46 37 31 33 44 33 46 31 65 22 64 19 108 8

Limpopo The Fresh One Stream A Team Played Won Draw Lost Greenway Soccer Academy 27 24 2 1 Ravele Black Dragons 28 17 2 9 Matika FC 25 16 4 5 Madombidzha Celtics FC 29 15 7 7 Madombidzha Try Again 24 13 7 4 Ramahantsha Lotavha 23 14 1 8 Benny's Sports Academy 20 13 5 2 Tshikota Chelsea FC 29 12 7 10 Tshiozwi Barcelona FC 26 13 3 10 Ravele Highlanders FC 25 11 1 13 Chris United 27 8 5 4 Sinthumule Dangerous 28 5 7 16 Tshiozwi Mates FC 28 5 5 18 Gogobole Bucs FC 25 4 5 6 Gogobole Home Defenders 24 4 3 17 Tshiozwi Dynamos FC 27 1 2 24

MLFA VUWANI STREAM

Team Played Mabidi Mighty Green 30 Tshino Village Brothers 27 Malongo Vultures 25 Ramukhuba Development 28 Nngwekhulu Real Rovers 25 Tshimbupfe Disco Stars 30 FC Mazhakandila 27 Vyeboom United 27 Mashau Doli Anchors 27 Mianzwi Hungry Lion 26 Mashau Young Stars 28 Mashau Bafanas FC 26 Nesengani shooting Stars 25 Vhangani FC 21 Bofu Blue Birds 26 Tshakhuma Seven Stars 18 Madobi Home Boys 20 Mashau Thenga Black Lions 20

Won 19 14 13 12 13 12 12 11 9 9 8 5 7 6 5 5 3 2

Draw 7 10 8 11 7 8 7 9 9 7 9 10 3 4 6 4 3 0

3 August 2018 19 Team Makwarani F Boys Vhutalu M Rangers Tshatshingo P Holes Tshipako H Spurs Mukula Y Brothers MT Green Mambasa Khubvi P Makers Mukula Avalon Makond Y Tigers Damani P Line Muhuyu XI Experience Mudzidzidzi FC Mukula M Killers Tshiwani F Birds Tshilungwi Y Stars Khubvi F All Stars

MTG/PIB THULFA STREAM G Played Won Draw Lost 26 20 4 2 25 18 3 4 26 12 9 5 26 12 9 5 25 12 6 7 24 11 6 7 23 12 2 9 21 10 7 4 25 11 4 10 25 10 6 9 24 7 5 12 24 7 4 13 24 6 5 13 25 5 2 18 `26 3 2 21 25 3 2 20

For 65 52 43 39 59 36 50 31 41 37 38 37 22 25 29 33

Against Points 19 64 19 57 23 45 29 45 37 42 23 39 30 38 16 37 40 37 40 36 46 26 50 25 35 23 53 17 79 11 98 11

Team Shadani D Scorpion Makonde Youth Mianzwi G Hornet Makonde FC Mashishi Y Tigers Maraxwe H Boys Makonde H Defenders Mudaswal U Brothers Matangari Settlers Tshiombo XI Securitas Muhotoni FC Badiramogo FC Tshagumbu FC Luvhimbi Wanders Makonde Man United Belathavha FC Tshiawelo D Vultures Tshiombo Try Again

MTG/PIB THULFA STREAM H Played Won Draw Lost 27 18 6 3 29 15 8 6 26 15 4 7 27 13 8 6 24 13 7 4 25 12 4 9 26 9 9 8 23 9 7 7 27 9 5 13 26 7 10 9 27 8 6 13 23 8 3 12 22 6 8 8 22 7 4 11 26 5 5 16 19 5 4 10 20 5 4 11 23 3 6 14

For 72 46 50 45 48 34 35 40 33 30 41 30 28 22 24 23 24 27

Against Points 23 60 30 53 39 49 31 47 28 46 28 40 33 36 29 34 41 32 34 31 46 30 40 27 29 26 48 25 46 20 37 19 39 19 51 15

Team Ngalavhani FC Mabila H Defenders Makwale Try Again Tshilavule Elite Lukau Hot Aces Sheshe Bush Bucs Luphephe FC Bashasha T Master Tshamujlungwi FC Mapulini Highlanders Mulodi Spain Managa Uprising Dzhanguluvhe FC MD United Phalama Y Vultures Tshaaanda FC

MTG/PIB THULFA STREAM I Played Won Draw Lost 27 17 9 1 27 15 10 2 25 15 6 4 27 13 9 5 26 13 7 6 26 13 5 8 27 10 9 8 26 9 8 9 27 10 3 14 26 8 9 9 27 6 11 10 27 7 7 13 27 7 6 14 27 6 7 14 27 4 5 18 27 3 3 21

For 49 45 35 48 35 36 29 32 46 31 29 40 24 29 36 14

Against Points 24 60 24 55 24 51 24 48 25 46 30 44 27 39 26 35 45 33 34 33 35 29 44 28 39 27 44 25 69 17 44 12

Team Tshanzhe Pre Mighty Mudagasin FC Fandzani FC Lurangwe The Angels Musunda United Lamvi FC Thogwe FC Tshambuka FC Matovha D Stars Tshanzhade FC Luvhimbi Western Guyuni H Spurs Vhurivhuri FC Maholoni FC Sambandou 7 Hunters Mahunguwi United Nwiini Citizen Stars

MTG/PIB THULFA STREAM J Played Won Draw Lost 26 17 5 4 25 15 8 2 28 15 5 8 25 14 7 4 24 13 5 6 25 12 7 6 25 11 5 9 23 9 7 7 24 8 8 8 27 7 10 10 22 7 8 7 25 6 6 13 24 4 8 12 24 3 10 11 25 3 9 13 26 3 8 15 24 3 6 15

For 56 48 39 51 46 50 32 27 27 31 25 35 19 18 14 19 26

Against Points 27 56 21 53 24 50 24 49 31 44 29 43 27 38 22 34 33 32 38 31 24 29 43 24 33 20 37 19 33 18 53 17 64 15

Makhado Local Football Association Stream A

Team Played Bungeni Young Diplomats 25 Masakona United FC 23 Mbokota FC 25 Caledon Junior Birds 24 Mashamba Record 23 Basani Arrow Chiefs 25 Matsila Morning Sweepers 23 Njhakanjhaka Mighty 21 Jomo Young Stars 23 Chavani United FC 21 Njhakanjhaka United 22 Riverside FC 22 Bodwe FC 21 Pfananai Fc 18

Won 16 16 14 12 13 9 7 8 7 6 6 5 5 3

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

Lost 5 5 4 5 7 10 7 9 163 10 11 14 14 13

For 45 58 37 49 54 34 26 25 26 40 30 19 15 12

Makhado Local Football Association Stream B

Team Played Mailaskop Pull Together 29 Slanger AC Milan 29 Manyima Mars Brothers 26 Mukondeni United FC 28 Lambani United FC 28 Mpheni Barcelona 28 Mailaskop Academy FC 28 Vleifontein United FC 28 Koki FC 25 Tshiwisa Mukondeni 27 Elim Blackpool Juniors 28 Donkerhoek City Crush 29 Elim All Stars 28 Mailaskop Action Killers 27 Elim Double Class 25 Tanaka FC 28

Won 18 17 15 14 14 14 12 11 11 11 8 7 7 4 5 2

Draw 7 8 5 7 7 6 10 9 6 6 7 6 5 10 5 4

Lost 4 4 6 7 7 8 6 8 8 10 13 16 16 13 15 22

For 60 51 53 42 42 32 41 50 39 34 30 34 34 30 29 26

Against Points 21 52 22 50 21 49 43 43 39 42 35 33 29 30 29 28 46 24 41 23 34 23 46 18 39 17 33 11

Against Points 25 61 20 59 37 50 23 49 34 49 28 48 31 46 37 42 28 39 35 39 43 31 51 27 59 26 43 22 38 20 81 10

Makhado Local Football Association Nzhelele Stream A

Team Played Vuvha Digger United 28 Matshavhawe Come to See 29 Shanzha Continentals 27 Mauluma Light Commanders26 Matshavhawe United 26 Vuvha Kill Them All 26 Raliphaswa FC 24 Maelula New Mates 27 Mavhunga Home Sweepers 24 Murunwa FC 27 Mauluma All Stars 26 Makungwi Ackron 25 Mavhunga Thondoni 24 Maelula Stars 26 Tshirenzheni Seven Leopards27 Phadzima Shinning Stars 26

Won 20 18 17 16 12 10 9 7 8 7 7 8 8 7 3 1

Draw 6 4 5 4 10 9 10 12 8 8 7 4 4 5 7 6

Lost 2 7 5 6 4 7 5 8 8 12 12 13 12 14 17 19

For 46 41 43 56 61 45 32 30 31 35 37 32 20 32 18 18

Against Points 15 66 21 58 19 56 31 52 21 46 34 39 21 37 30 33 36 32 36 29 44 28 52 28 40 28 55 26 46 16 66 9

Makhado Local Football Association Nzhelele Stream B

Team Played Tshiendeulu New Castle 29 FUBS 29 Khalavha Young Chiefs 30 Mandala Young Vultures 28 Khakhu Young Chiefs 28 Tshithuthuni remember 27 Siloam XI Bullets 29 Thononda All Stars 29 Khalavha Napoli FC 29 Mudunungu Try Again 29 Tshikhudo FC 29 Tshikombani Super Stars 28 Maname Young Tigers 28 Milaboni Chop Them Down 28 M.T.M United FC 29 T.T Devoted Boys 29 SJ Masetoni Four Brothers 29

Won 20 19 16 16 18 16 10 10 9 8 8 9 7 7 4 5 3

Draw 6 7 10 10 4 7 10 9 7 10 8 3 8 6 7 2 6

Lost 3 3 4 2 6 4 9 10 13 11 13 16 13 14 18 22 20

For 65 39 57 55 52 37 26 27 28 35 31 30 28 32 41 26 38

Makhado Local Football Association Stream B

Team Played MML FC 25 Zoutpansberg Powerlines 25 Manavhela Ablex FC 23 Jmuduluni Young Chiefs 25 Madodonga Happy Hearts 24 Mira Black pull 21 Muraleni Young Rebels 24 Zamekomste Happy Boys 23 Maebani Aces United 22 Dave 16 FC 18 Manyelati FC 23 Makhitha I Ya Runga 24 Makhitha Yellow Birds 25 Kutama Young Stars 22

Won 17 15 13 12 12 10 8 10 6 7 5 4 4 2

Draw 2 6 6 6 6 7 10 2 10 4 5 4 3 3

Lost 6 4 5 7 6 4 6 11 6 7 13 16 18 17

For 50 59 46 46 448 38 32 28 34 28 27 21 31 19

Against Points 22 66 13 64 29 58 27 58 24 58 14 55 26 40 35 39 32 34 32 32 36 32 28 30 37 29 51 27 51 19 58 17 44 15 Against Points 25 53 31 51 27 45 29 42 32 42 23 37 28 34 38 32 28 28 30 25 35 20 53 16 60 15 56 9


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