Limpopo Blog

Impact of loadshedding on local businesses

29 October 2021Sydeny’s Fast FoodMogalakwena Local MunicipalityMokopaneBy: Mpho Tjale Sydeny’s fast food restaurant is a local business that has employed 6 people, they sell bannychaw(Kota/Sephatlo), pies and pizzas. The owner Sydney’s Ledwaba stated that the shop is being affected negatively by the loadshedding as his business depends on electricity for […]

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Taxi violence and casualties

29 October 2021Moshate Cross RoadMogalakwena Local MunicipalityMokopaneBy: Mpho Tjale Today the 29th if October 2021, Mokopane Taxi Association (owners and drivers) and local taxis (maxi taxis) drivers engaged in a very serious fight over their operating areas where more than 4 casualties and the death of 1 adult male belonging […]

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The heavy rain that left people astray

Katlholo Merriam MokonyaneExtention 13 Phagameng (Modimolle Municipality) Limpopo Province27 October 2021 Heavyrain More water flowing into houses ,there are no proper roads that have Colbert/ water drainage to direct water to the small rivers and streams. The issue have been taken to the Mayor and as we are suffering with […]

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Conservation of our wetlands found within the villages.

20/10/2021Lolo MalatjiLephalale local municipality (Ga-Mocheko)Limpopo Wetlands serve as the source of drinking water for the wildlife animals and also for the domestic animals.In some areas around people also depend on wetlands for water to do domestic work. Even after the importance of our wetlands our community turn a blind eye […]

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Community demanding healthy environment

Makgoo VictoriaMorapaneng VillageFetakgomo Tubatse MunicipalityWard 1525 October 2021 #IgnorantLeaders On the 21 October I have manage to engage with the Ward Councillor about the issue of waste management in our area, he then referred us to the Local Municipality officials to see Community services providers because he don’t know any […]

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Lack of jobs brings poverty in our community

Mosamedi molinMogabane village22 October 2021 Unemployment and underemployment lies at the core of poverty. For the poor, labour is often the only asset they can use to improve their well-being. Hence the creation of productive employment opportunities is essential for achieving poverty reduction and sustainable economic and social development. It […]

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Mining tailing dams vs Rapholo River.

23/10/2021Moshabi SelowaMonametse Village, malengine section Atok In 2017 September Bokoni platinum mine under Anglo American platinum mine placed on care and maintenance. After mine acknowledged that Rapholo River is expanding towards their infrastructure being the tailing dams which are located at Atok and affects communities like Monametse, Maruping, Mphaaneng to […]

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Dumping next to Semene river

15 October 2021GaMogashoa village, SekhukhuneMakhuduthamaga Local MunicipalityBy Mmabore Mogashoa #Dumping Semene is a river supplying communities of Ward13 and those visiting the area with water. It is the only river that flows all year in ward13 even if the water quantity and quality has changed because of activities that takes […]

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