Rural Limpopo parents battle to keep their school open

They are worried their children will have to walk too far if the school is closed but the provincial education department says it has applied for scholar transport


Brief | 17 January 2022

Elim in Limpopo has been without water for more than a year

Vhembe District Municipality mum on why boreholes have not been fixed


Brief | 12 January 2022

Teachers threaten strike after Limpopo government slashes allowance

Allowance to educators in remote schools to be stopped in January


News | 10 December 2021

Limpopo woman says she was inside her shack when the municipality bulldozed it

“I rushed inside and the whole shack fell on me” says Josephine Msiza


Brief | 9 December 2021

Secrecy surrounds R80 million in Lottery funding for sports project

Politically connected businessman Solly Siweya pops up again


News | 9 December 2021

Pit latrines, bad roads and no tap water but Limpopo villagers have multi-million rand community halls

Huge amounts of money were spent in Zebediela on halls that are hardly used and are crumbling from neglect


News | 2 December 2021

Some people are just warm bodies occupying our offices and I don’t need them, says health MEC

NEHAWU is calling for “restructuring of the bloated executive management” at the Limpopo provincial health department


Brief | 25 November 2021

Musina residents demand reliable water supply

They have to walk to neighbouring townships to collect water


News | 24 November 2021

Another win for Lottery investigation team

GroundUp and Limpopo Mirror win journalism award


Brief | 11 November 2021

Labour Minister promises “mobile office” to rural Limpopo villages

People are sleeping outside offices to avoid long queues


Brief | 20 October 2021

Education department promises to fix “falling apart” school, but parents are sceptical

Community has little confidence left in the Limpopo education department which has to provide decent sanitation to nearly 1,500 schools


Brief | 15 October 2021

Lotteries Commission launches its own probe into dodgy R10m grant

But grant to children’s centre is already being investigated by the SIU


News | 14 October 2021

Government to spend R5 million more on unused stadium

Meanwhile the community uses a patch of dirt to play football


Brief | 11 October 2021

Musina residents say they have had enough of water outages

Anger over municipality cutting off electricity when people default on water bills


News | 4 October 2021

No water at Elim Hospital

Patients rely on relatives to bring them water to drink and to wash


News | 30 September 2021

ANC councillor questioned over dodgy Lottery grant

Special Investigating Unit interviews Limpopo councillor Solly Mudau


News | 23 September 2021