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HIV/AIDS pandemic high in Lephalale

Figures have demonstrated that Lephalale is among the territories in the Waterberg district with a high predominance of HIV/AIDS pandemic. Developing insights were uncovered amid the World Aids Day on December 5. Lephalale Local Municipality observed World Aids Day on December 5, 2017. Deputy Director of HIV/AID and STI Cluster in the Waterberg District, Tryphina Bambo, estimations revealed that 578 …

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Weakened wheelchair bound shack occupant given a house

As a noteworthy part of recollecting the yearly 16 days of activism of No Violence against Women and Children Campaign a wheelchair-bound Limpopo woman who lived in a two-stayed shack was given over an as of late created RDP house. Kedibone Monyeki (37) was given the route to her new home by Limpopo MEC for Co-operative Governance, Human Settlement and …

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The Mayor must prioritise service delivery and employment

The people of Lephalale used the opportunity to raise worries at the Mayoral Imbizo recently held at Moses Monanyane Sports Complex in Shongoane Village. Lephalale Municipality spokesperson Conscious Chiloane said the Imbizo is on-going Mayoral Outreach program to pass on government closer to the all-inclusive community. “The Municipality speaks with groups concerning service delivery in their areas and progress on …

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Please Help this man

Witpoort Hospital officials in Lephalale are looking for the family and relatives of Mpho Chauke (pictured above). Police found him sleeping under the bridge near Shongwane village. The hospital Communications Officer Ernest Dinale said Chauke is being admitted to their health facility [Witpoort Hospital] after he went for days without food. “Chauke left his home in Mhlanga, Witbank and traveled …

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Wheel-chair bound shack dweller gets a house

In an effort to restore dignity and a sense of belonging, Limpopo CoGHSTA  MEC Jerry Ndou will on Thursday hand over a brand new house built with bricks and mortar to a wheelchair-bound woman living in a two-roomed shack in Phahladira Village [Ward 6] Shongwane, Lephalale, A 37-year-old Kedibone Monyeki is dependent on a meagre social grant to look after …

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Medupi Unit 4 attains Commercial Operation status

The Medupi Power Station in Lephalale is a green-fields coal-fired power plant comprising of six units rated in total at 4764 MW installed capacity.Construction activities commenced in May 2007 and the power station will have full installed capacity by 2020.Unit 5 was first synchronised to the national grid on September 8, 2016, reached full power (794 MW) on December 17,2016 and attained commercial operation on April 3, 2017.Unit 6 attained commercial operation on August 23, 2015 and was officially opened by the President Jacob Zuma on August 30, 2015.Once completed, the power station will be the fourth largest coal-fired plant and the largest dry-cooled power station in the world

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Farmworker shot and killed himself

Farmworker was shivering allegedly after he shot himself while tracking down stray buffalo. He was rushed to a hospital in Polokwane, Limpopo where he later died apparently due to the effect of the animal darting substance. The gun owner will be charged with culpable homicide. The freak incident happened in Lephalale, Limpopo on Friday. Lephalale police have also opened in inquest docket.

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Firearms and ammunitions stolen at a Limpopo farm

Police have launched a manhunt for three suspects wanted in connection with house robbery allegedly after stealing 12 hunting rifles, two hand guns and ammunition at a farm house in Villa Nora outside Lephalale. Police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said the incident happened between Sunday and early hours of Monday morning. “It is believed the three suspects gained entry into …

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Lephalale Day Care Centres gets food parcels  

Christmas came early for a throng of the little ones in Lephalale villages, thanks to the Local Mayor Jack Moloko Maeko in partnership with Vodacom, one of SA leading Cellular’s service provider. The much needed food parcels were distributed at Day Care Centres in Ga- Seleka, Moong, Kgobagodimo, Shongoane and Dubbs villages. Lephalale Municipality spokesperson Conscious Chiloane said the initiative …

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SAHRC to probe the deaths of 68 pregnant women who died during labour

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is set to probe the deaths of 68 pregnant women in Limpopo who died while giving birth in various hospitals during the first financial quarter of the year. Shadow Minister of Public Service and Administration also Chairperson of Democratic Alliance Women Network (DAWN) in Limpopo, Desiree Van Der Walt said in a statement …

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