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Limpopo men sentenced for sex crimes

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Two men have been sentenced to lengthy jail terms for rape and other crimes at Dzanani Regional court in Limpopo. Nekuvule Nduvhuwo (33) was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for two counts of rape, and 5 years imprisonment for robbery after he repeatedly raped a 61-year-old woman and robbed her of her belongings. Limpopo police
Source: The New Age

Medupi Unit 4 comes online

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Eskom’s unit 4 at the Medupi Power Station in Limpopo has come online. Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe said the power utility is very happy with what was announced at the power station. “Eskom is pleased to announce that Unit 4 at its Medupi Power Station Project in Lephalale, Limpopo, has attained commercial operation status. The
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Three men arrested for human trafficking

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Three men will tomorrow appear at the Polokwane Magistrate Court to face charges of Human Trafficking. According to Hawks spokesperson Matimba Maluleke 15 Ethiopian nationals aged from 16 to 30 were held captive at the house in Polokwane after they were smuggled in South Africa with promises of work. Maluleke said the organised crime unit received information about
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10 killed, 7 injured in Limpopo collision

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Ten people have been killed and seven injured including a 2-year-old baby when a bakkie collided with a taxi in Roossenekal, Limpopo on Sunday. The accident happened on the R555 next to the De Hoop Dam, it is alleged that a double cab bakkie was travelling in the direction of Steelpoort when it made a
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Alleged rapist pastor case postponed

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Pastor Confidence Monyela (32) from Mariveni village near Nkowankowa outside Tzaneen, appeared at the Lenyenye Magistrate Court today on five charges of rapes, and one charge of sexual assault. Monyela was remanded in custody without bail until the 08 September 2017 for Social Worker’s report and for further Police investigations. Prophet Monyela of Prophet Ministry
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Pastor gets life for raping sister

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A PASTOR, 35, of Tshaulu village in Vhembe who was convicted of raping his minor sister and a 16-year-old girl, was slapped with life imprisonment plus 24 years in jail, by the Limpopo High Court on Wednesday. The NPA regional spokesperson, Mashudu Malabi-Dzhangi, said the court heard that the man, whose name was withheld to
Source: The New Age

Yvonne fights malaria

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The Limpopo provincial health department says the involvement of veteran musician Yvonne Chaka Chaka will boost efforts to eliminate malaria-carrying mosquitoes in the province. Chaka Chaka, in her capacity as the UN ambassador for malaria, accompanied health MEC Dr Phophi Ramathuba to Dzumeri near Giyani where she received a warm welcome on Monday. “The singer
Source: The New Age

Heat wave hits parts of SA

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The Northern Cape is not spared from the soaring temperatures affecting Gauteng, Limpopo, North West and Mpumalanga. The South African Weather Services (SAWS) has issued a warning of a four-day heat wave expected to affect some parts of the country. Kimberley residents are resorting to different methods to keep cool, as temperatures rise with Upington
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Criminal gets 447 years

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A man who was found guilty on several cases of murder, rape and other contact crimes was sentenced to an affective 447 years in the Polokwane High Court on Friday. Kgabo Jonas Moshabi, 44, of GaLegodi village in Moletjie outside Polokwane, was convicted on 65 counts of criminal acts he committed between August 2005 and
Source: The New Age

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