Photo of learners picketing

Learners demand toilets and water for Limpopo schools

Department claims construction at schools will start January 2020

By Bernard Chiguvare - 13 December 2019
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Toddlers abandoned in room for almost five days

Unclear why authorities took long to respond

By Anton van Zyl and Bernard Chiguvare - 15 November 2019
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Unions at odds with each other over supermarket’s wage increase

Workers from a minority union are picketing a store in Louis Trichardt, but the majority union wants nothing to do with it

By Bernard Chiguvare - 15 November 2019
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RDP houses not connected to electricity or water for a year

Musina municipality says it has been waiting for funds from the Department of Energy

By Bernard Chiguvare - 14 November 2019
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Townships organise private security to do police work

Households contribute R150 each for neighbourhood watches in Musina

By Bernard Chiguvare - 8 November 2019
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Limpopo Premier wages “war on potholes” – but only on Facebook

Hours after the photoshoot, the trucks had left

By Thomo Nkgadima - 31 October 2019
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Beerhouse losing customers because of sewage outflow from blocked drain

Tshikota residents complain that drains have not been fixed for years

By Bernard Chiguvare - 25 October 2019
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Lotteries Commission is trying to sell you horse manure

COO Phillemon Letwaba has been unable to explain the numerous anomalies in the funding of Lesley Ramulifho’s projects

By Anton van Zyl - 23 October 2019
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Twelve Tshikota residents arrested in water protests

Case postponed to 15 November 2019

By Bernard Chiguvare - 21 October 2019
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Tshikota residents block roads, demand reliable water supply

“During election period we had constant water supply”

By Bernard Chiguvare - 15 October 2019
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Hundreds of Limpopo health workers march in Polokwane

Workers demand to be paid for extra hours and for staff shortages to be addressed

By Bernard Chiguvare - 30 September 2019
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Makwarela has two boreholes but no water in the taps

Residents say Vhembe municipality has paid no attention to their complaint

By Bernard Chiguvare - 27 September 2019
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Nightmare labour for mother in Limpopo hospital

Health department says incident was “truly unacceptable”

By Thomo Nkgadima - 26 September 2019
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Vhembe municipality leaves broken sewerage pipe for six months

Filthy water flowing into the river

By Bernard Chiguvare - 20 September 2019
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81-year-old is still waiting for his Eskom refund

Mboneni Masebe says he can’t afford to keep travelling to Eskom offices

By Bernard Chiguvare - 16 September 2019
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Limpopo villagers demand compensation before relocation for road

New tar road will cut through three homesteads in Thohoyandou

By Bernard Chiguvare - 23 August 2019