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More than 3500 “deadly” pit toilets still utilised in rural schools

Democratic Alliance (DA) says the Department of Basic Education (DBE) has revealed in Parliament there are still 3 532 pit toilets at schools across the country. In a statement on Tuesday, DA Shadow Deputy Minister of Basic Education Nomsa Marchesi portrayed the circumstance as horrifying, saying, children are subjected to …

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Move to reestablish Mazwe High School to its former glory

In a bid to instill the culture of learning and to guarantee safe condition, Limpopo police visited Mazwe High School in Lephalale, Ga-Seleka, one of the oldest learning institution in the province. In a statement on Sunday Police spokesperson Sergeant Marobo Seabela said the visit was part of the police …

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Drugs contribute to violent crime

The mushrooming of drugs in several areas in Limpopo province remains one of the primary contributing factors of serious and violent crimes. In Lephalale, Mahwelereng, Giyani, Makhado, Mankweng, Polokwane and Tzaneen Clusters, 16 suspects aged between 23 and 46 were arrested for being in possession of drugs, dagga and planting …

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Decomposed body of a man found along gravel road

The Police in Vaalwater outside Lephalale have launched a massive manhunt for a murder suspects. This follows the discovery of the body of a middle aged man in a state of decomposition along Boshoek rock street. Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said police were alerted to the crime scene …

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Lephalale blue light armed robbers gets life sentence

Polokwane High Court on Thursday sentenced three men to life and 21 years in prison, respectively. They were charged with violent crimes ranging from murder and armed robbery. Klaas Khutso Ntsoane (38), Lucky Mokoena (39) were each sentenced to life plus 90 years imprisonment for murder, car hijacking, kidnapping and …

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Car accident killed church members

The police at Villa Nora outside Lephalale are investigating a case of culpable homicide. This is after three females and two men lost their lives when a Toyota bakkie they were travelling in overturned and rolled several times. Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe confirmed the accident on Friday. “According to the …

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Two Limpopo farm attack: specialised rural safety units required

Democratic Alliance (DA) has promised it will keep in touch with the Provincial Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba, reiterating its call to capacitate rural safety within South African Police Service (SAPS) with sufficient manpower and resources. In a statement on Friday, DA Limpopo Provincial Leader Jacques Smalle said his …

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Farm supervisor shot dead, his boss’ son harmed

Tomburke police in Lephalale have launched a manhunt for the killers of a 57-year-old tomatoes farm manager. He was shot and lethally injured on Wednesday night by unknown attackers. Police Spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said the incident happened at Dale farm, near Tomburke outside Lephalale. “According to the information, the …

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Divine intervention to end road fatalities in Lephalale

Disturbing road accidents, bringing about the loss of lives, mostly the youth in Lephalale, Limpopo has on Wednesday last week prompted the Local Mayor, Jack Maeko to seek divine intervention in a bid to end the carnage. Maeko and the local Pastors held The Prayer Day Session at Moses Monanyane …

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Lephalale dagga bust

The ongoing Joint operation Fiela II, made out of various police units, was up and running for twenty-four hours until Monday morning covering several Clusters in the province, in the wrongdoing pervaded zones, which have yielded positive and significant outcomes. In Lephalale, a suspicious vehicle was pulled off the road, searched and two …

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