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Water crises claim in Lephalale a proof of DA traditional politics

Lephalale Municipality has hammered Democratic Alliance (DA) statement issued to the media that there are water crises in Onverwacht suburb as a spread crusade. “There are measures set up to ensure the area gets water. Niewoudt knows,” Lephalale Municipality Spokesperson Conscious Chiloane said in a statement. Niewoudt said they have …

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Petitions to unlock water taps in Lephalale

The Democratic Alliance in Lephalale, Limpopo says it has conveyed over more than 250 signed water petitions from Onverwacht Township to the Municipal Manager, Edith Tukakgomo. DA Councillor Sybil Nieuwouldt said in a statement on Wednesday Tukakgomo had responded by prioritising continuing water crises that have affected the residents for …

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Limpopo focuses on improving service delivery

Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabathe says the provincial government is working hard to improve service delivery. Delivering the State of the Province Address (SOPA) in Lebowakgomo on Friday, Premier Mathabathe said all their efforts are to ensure that the entire provincial population enjoys access to opportunities and basic services such as …

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Lephalale Vehicle Testing Station got a noteworthy facelift

The overhauled Lephalale Municipality vehicle testing station is up and running. Spokesperson Conscious Chiloane said the station was shut down in June last year to give it a major refurbishment. “The station which is situated along the O.R Tambo Avenue, Lephalale has now been revamped and outfitted with present-day vehicle …

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Lephalale farm assault: Five arrested

To fight incidents of property and trio crimes in this Province, the ongoing activities led by the Dedicated Joint Clusters and Stations Task Teams including different Police Units, have yielded important and positive outcomes, Police Spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said on Tuesday. Police on Tuesday arrested five suspects aged …

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Armed suspects on the run

The Police in Lephalale have launched a massive manhunt for four armed suspects who attacked a lodge outside the town’s Central Business District in the early hours of Thursday morning. Police spokesperson  Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said it is alleged that a 49-year-old man was sleeping alone when four unknown …

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Fisherman drowns in Mogol River

The police in Lephalale are investigating yet another instance of an inquest docket. Police investigation came after lifesavers on Sunday dived into  Mogol River, a couple of kilometres outside Lephalale  town to retrieve the body of a man. “It is alleged that the 64-year-old man was fishing in the river …

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Senior citizens gets Christmas chows

A throng of elderly people went to the yearly Mayoral grocery distribution programme at Thabo Mbeki Hall on December 28, 2017. The Honorable Mayor of Lephalale Local Municipality, Jack Maeko, in partnership with stakeholders Eskom-Matimba and Exxaro gave essential needs to neighborhood elderly people. He acknowledged the contribution from stakeholders …

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DNA tests taking long: Granny unable to bury her granddaughter

Seven months after her decayed body was found in a shallow grave, a Limpopo lady’s corpse is still lying at South African Police Service Forensic Science Laboratory, for deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) analyses. Police Spokesperson Franse Mokwena confirmed DNA tests directed at the women’s’ hair and nails to decide her identity …

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Christmas Eve fatal accident in Lephalale

Five people were killed, two seriously harmed when two vehicles, impacted head-on between Lephalale and Groblers Bridge border post. Police Spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the accident occurred along R510 on Christmas Eve. “It is alleged that the driver of a Toyota Pajero lost control of the vehicle in …

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