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Rehab on the cards for rural addicts

February 21, 2018

LIMPOPO – The recent rise in drug abuse amongst youth in Vhembe district, and a lack of facilities to assist those who are addicted and wants to quit is the main cause behind high rates of rapes, robberies and school drop-outs.

Rural woman gives hope to disabled kids

February 16, 2018

LIMPOPO – The death of her disabled child caused was so painful for a Limpopo villager that she has established an aid organisation to help other children in need.

Food insecurity a hard reality to escape

February 14, 2018
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LIMPOPO – For six children from Mashau village, outside Louis Trichardt, being raised by a single parent who is unemployed means the only decent meals they get are through feeding schemes at school.

Officials ignored warning on Limpopo school toilets

February 2, 2018
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LIMPOPO – During their final arguments in their lawsuit against the Department of Education representatives for the Komapes argued that the family deserve to be properly compensated for their loss.

Komapes shunned as they hope for #JusticeforMichael

February 1, 2018
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LIMPOPO – Since learning that the Komape family is suing the provincial Department of Education for R3-million, the local community of Chebeng village outside Polokwane has turned against them.

No end in sight for Vhembe’s water woes

January 30, 2018
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LIMPOPO – Despite the Vhembe District Municipality having reached an agreement with the Department of Water and Sanitation to settle their bulk water bill which now sits at R 300-million, the rural municipality is facing various additional problems.

Cultural perceptions fuel obesity in rural areas

January 17, 2018

LIMPOPO – Eating pap twice a day and drinking a lot of sugary drinks has contributed in Fhulufhelo Tshivhase (29), of Duthuni village, becoming overweight. It is something she now regrets.