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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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) …

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Exxaro signed a milestone coal export rail transport deal with Transnet

South African diversified resources company, Exxaro, has signed a coal export transportation agreement with Transnet which will increase coal volumes from Waterberg to Richards Bay Coal Terminal. The 10-year agreement between Exxaro and Transnet will allow for the transportation of a total of 7,8 million tonnes (Mt) of export coal …

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Agricultural Sector join hands with CCMA

A total of 40 farms out of  the 333 recently visited by labour inspectors in Limpopo do not comply with Basic Conditions of Employment Act. Department of Labour’s Provincial Chief Inspector Phaswana Tladi said issues of great concern in the affected farms were minimum wage, written particulars of employment, information …

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