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Family to appeal ruling in school toilet case

April 24, 2018

LIMPOPO – The Komape family, with the help of Section27, is set to appeal the judgment handed by the Polokwane High Court dismissing their claim for R3-million compensation for the death of five-year-old Michael Komape who drowned in a pit toilet at school.

Hopes for closure ahead of Komape verdict

April 20, 2018

LIMPOPO – On Monday the family of Michael Komape – the five-year-old boy who drowned in faeces after falling into a pit toilet four years ago – will find out whether their request for damages has been granted, giving them final closure.

Concern as patients refuse to take malaria meds

February 28, 2018
Malaria   News   OurHealth  

The Limpopo Department of Health is on an active campaign to encourage people with suspected malaria to seek treatment as soon as possible.

Officials ignored warning on Limpopo school toilets

February 2, 2018
News   OurHealth  

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.

No end in sight for Vhembe’s water woes

January 30, 2018
News   OurHealth  

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.

Hundreds of toilets for rural community in Limpopo

January 9, 2018

The provision of 400 toilets for the residents of Mavhunga village, outside Louis Trichard, has brought an end to years of struggle.

Limpopo moves to curb malaria

January 4, 2018
OurHealth   Rural Health  

The Limpopo Malaria Institute says a high number of malaria cases have already been reported in the province and work is underway to disinfect close to 800 000 households across Limpopo.