ANC gets security ahead of Limpopo elective conferences

Disruptions in ANC branch biennial general meetings (BGMs) ahead of the Limpopo regional elective conferences has forced the party to appoint a security company to protect its members. Although the appointment of security services was kept hushhush, the publication has learnt the Vhembe region of the ANC was the first to seek the services of […]

Woman locks door and heavily beats up her 11-month-old baby to death

A Limpopo mother is under arrest after allegedly beating her 11-month-old child to death, said provincial police. Police spokesperson Brig Motlafela Mojapelo said community members had tried to come to the child’s rescue but failed. The incident happened in Halambani Tswinganani village on Sunday. “It is alleged a 42-year-old woman locked herself and her 11-month-old […]

Woman nearly necklaced after muti murder accusations in Limpopo

A house and a car where torched by an angry community in Limpopo at the weekend, after they accused the owner of the property of killing their neighbour for muti purposes. The incident comes shortly after a 56-year-old woman was released from the intensive care unit of Kgapane Hospital in Bolobedu, following a brutal assault […]

Rape accused Limpopo teacher expected in court

A 50-year old Limpopo school teacher is expected to appear before the Thohoyandou Magistrate’s Court for allegedly raping a pupil. The accused faces three counts of rape and is expected to apply for bail. The victim, who is now 20 years old, says the teacher raped her multiple times when she was a 17-years old […]

Police officer arrested for not wearing seatbelt, ends up being guilty of corruption

The Tzaneen Magistrate’s Court in Limpopo found Warrant Officer Nilos Butifana Maholobela guilty of corruption for trying to pin a crime on a traffic officer who had penalized him for not wearing a seatbelt while driving. Limpopo police spokesperson Captain Matimba Maluleke said Maholobela, who was stationed at the Dobsonville police station at the time, […]

Bheki Cele warns Zandspruit leaders as mob justice death toll rises to 8

Police Minister Bheki Cele has cast the spotlight on the leadership of the Zandspruit informal settlement following a mob justice attack this week. By Saturday, eight people had died from the attack. Cele, who visited the area north of Johannesburg, urged residents to engage the police and share the names of the suspects involved in […]

Ramaphosa lauds Tafelkop farmers

A dream come true, is how President Cyril Ramaphosa described on Saturday as he handed over title deeds to black farmers in Tafelkop in Limpopo. This is part of the government’s Land Redistribution Programme. Ramaphosa also says farmers need support, and that the government will give it to them. “This for me confirms the approach […]

SAHRC vows to pursue all bullying and s.e.xual misconduct cases in Limpopo schools

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has said it will pursue all the cases of bullying, corporal punishment, and s.e.xual misconduct that were bought forward by education organizations and parents during its hearings in Limpopo. During its three-day hearing this week, the commission heard how incidents of bullying, assault, and heavy-handed educators were often […]

Ritual murders expert reveals jaw dropping secrets

Victims were lured with promises of jobs, but when they arrived at the destination, they would be abducted and taken away to have their body parts cut off. An expert on ritual murders, Dr Alunamutwe Rannditsheni, from Limpopo, said ritual killings were a worldwide phenomenon and not only an African problem. Almost all of the […]