Hundreds of athletes join National Special Olympics Summer Games

Athletes selected at the national games will represent the country at the 2023 Special Olympics World Games in Germany

Text and Photos by Ihsaan Haffejee

Photo Essay | 22 November 2022

Community sceptical of Polokwane Mayor’s promises to fix water woes

“The community is going to protest until we consistently get water in Seshego,” says resident

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Brief | 10 November 2022

Protesters shut down Polokwane, demanding water

Angry Seshego residents block N1

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News | 26 October 2022

Police minister ordered to pay R400,000 after unlawful arrest and detention

Johannes Claassens was locked up in filthy cells for three days on trumped-up charges

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Law | 17 August 2022

ICASA issues radio licence to deregistered company

Regulator ignores compliance requirements

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News | 30 March 2022

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

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Brief | 25 November 2021

Komape family wins court battle seven years after their son drowned in a pit toilet

State must provide court with reports every six months with details of steps taken to eradicate pit toilets

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News | 17 September 2021

Limpopo education department is in breach of order to get rid of school pit latrines, court hears

State’s plan is unconstitutional as pit toilets will only become a thing of the past in 2030, argues SECTION27

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Law | 7 August 2021

Education department back in court over pit latrines

SECTION27 says the department only plans to eradicate pit toilets in Limpopo schools by 2030

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News | 4 May 2021

Equal Education demands audit of school feeding programmes in Limpopo

Activists say there are still learners in Mashashane, Polokwane not getting meals when they’re not at school

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News | 23 March 2021

Limpopo learners sit at home because of a shortage of teachers

School battling to accommodate children

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Brief | 11 March 2021

Learners demand toilets and water for Limpopo schools

Department claims construction at schools will start January 2020

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Brief | 13 December 2019

Hundreds of Limpopo health workers march in Polokwane

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

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Brief | 30 September 2019

NEHAWU demands dismissal of Limpopo MEC for Health

The union also calls for Director General to be given the boot following Auditor-General finding

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Brief | 1 August 2019

Bus shortage costs Polokwane commuters

“I earn R2,900 a month. Per week my transport fare is R420 using minibus taxis.”

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Brief | 17 July 2019

Michael Komape’s family to appeal Limpopo High Court’s decision

Family is seeking nearly R3 million in damages

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Law | 31 May 2018