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July 5, 2018

WHO GETS THE LAND?

The first day of public hearings on whether or not land should be expropriated without compensation, has yielded mixed reactions from those who came to make submissions.

The hearings kicked off in the Northern Cape town of Springbok on Tuesday and will also start in Limpopo on Wednesday.

Parliament’s Joint Constitutional Review Committee has been tasked to determine whether or not Section 25 of the Constitution should be amended.

According to Section 25 of the Constitution, property may be expropriated for a public purpose or in the public interest.

It also states that subject to compensation, the amount, time it takes and manner of payment, should [...]

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September 15, 2017

Services provided in Vuwani, says IMC

The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Vuwani has commended the Limpopo Provincial Government for ensuring that a technical team is in place to assist with the implementation of services in LIM345 and all its 36 wards.

The technical team is made up of all provincial departments. The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) on Thursday said the IMC has noted that the situation in Vuwani in Vhembe District is still volatile and unstable, as a shutdown continues to rage in some parts of LIM345.

This follows a meeting held by the IMC on Wednesday. The IMC has welcomed progress made towards implementing the decisions taken to stabilise the [...]

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August 31, 2017

Joburg and Polokwane named as greenest municipalities

The City of Johannesburg and Polokwane in Limpopo are the greenest municipalities in South Africa. The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Barbara Thomson, on Tuesday announced the winners of the 7th Greenest Municipality Competition (GMC) in Bloemfontein.

Deputy Minister Thomson acknowledged the role played by South African municipalities in embracing the concept of the green economy by implementing long-term sustainability policies and strategies in partnership with local communities.

“This is an important development for our country because it demonstrates an increasing awareness and realisation that our prosperity as a country is inextricably connected to the [...]

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August 28, 2017

Penny Penny to hand out books to schools in Limpopo

He may never have seen the inside of a classroom in his life, but that has only fuelled “Penny Penny” to value education. The charismatic Tsonga musician and reality television star will tomorrow donate about 12000 books to schools in his area of Nkuri Sifasonke in Giyani, Limpopo.

Penny Penny, real name Eric Nkovani, said he has always recognised the importance of schooling and had wished his children would not be like him.

“School is important and knowledge is the future. Education will help you live a good life. I worked on a farm at 10, and then went to the mines. I also sold vegetables in the streets because I never got an education. I’ve [...]

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