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SAHRC blames Premier Stanley Mthabatha for Limpopo water shortage

Independent online (SA) 25 Oct 2021
Pretoria - The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) in Limpopo has put the blame on Premier Stanley Mthabatha’s office for the lack of water in the province. Its provincial leader Victor Mavhidula said the government was not holding municipalities accountable for not delivering water to the people despite the province’s dams being full.
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Municipal elections: Unusual, weird political party names on lampposts

Independent online (SA) 25 Oct 2021
And they, too, want your vote ... Formed last year, DOP originated in Lepelle Nkumpi municipality in Limpopo, and believes it has what it takes to win the elections ... In fact, DOP is contesting the elections in five provinces, Gauteng, Limpopo, the North West, Mpumalanga and the Eastern Cape. Mphahlele said ... In one of the interviews, Baloyi said.
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Almost 50 000 teenagers vaccinated against Covid-19 as SA reaches 11.5 million milestone

Independent online (SA) 25 Oct 2021
Durban ... Vaccines for this age category opened on October 20 ... Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, the provinces with the highest number of people, have vaccinated only 25 percent of their population. Limpopo has vaccinated 36% (3.7 million). IOL .
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Bheki Cele says recent ’political’ killings ahead of elections a cause for concern

Independent online (SA) 25 Oct 2021
Pretoria - The recent “political” killings in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng amid the rising election fever was a cause for concern to the SAPS, which has identified some parts of the two provinces as the hotspots ahead of the November 1 municipal polls ... Other problematic provinces, Cele said, were the North West, Limpopo and Mpumalanga ... Pretoria News .
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PICS: Cyril Ramaphosa arrives in Limpopo to drum up ANC support

Independent online (SA) 23 Oct 2021
Cape TownPresident Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Limpopo to drum up support for the ruling party in a weekend campaign in three key provinces. ANC provincial chairperson in Limpopo Stan Mathabatha said Ramaphosa’s visit to his province on Saturday will shore up the ruling party ... Mathabatha said the province had been important for the ANC.
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'Sassa must act against officials who failed to distribute food parcels to struggling communities'

Independent online (SA) 23 Oct 2021
She said her investigation confirmed that there was undue delay by Sassa in awarding new contracts to service providers in Gauteng, KZN, Limpopo and Mpumalanga, resulting in a failure to distribute food parcels in these provinces during during November 2019 to March 2020.
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South Africa prays for safe return of abducted Indian boys

The Telegraph India 22 Oct 2021
Zidan, 6, Zayyad, 11, Alaan, 13, and Zia, 15 , are the sons of wealthy businessman Nazim Moti who is based in Polokwane, the main city of Limpopo province in the north of South Africa ... were searching for the brothers countrywide, specially in neighbouring Gauteng province.
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GLOBAL OVERVIEW MELONS AND WATERMELONS

Fresh Plaza 22 Oct 2021
Melons are currently harvested in the far north of Limpopo Province, running through until May next year ... Interestingly, in autumn and winter Limpopo melon growers plant cultivars that in summer would produce fruits that are too large, but when grown through winter reach just the right size for the bridging periods of the season.
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Great North Transport in R300m provident fund scandal leaving thousands out of pocket

Independent online (SA) 20 Oct 2021
Great North Transport, which ferries scores of passengers from work and back every day across the province, is a subsidiary of the Limpopo Economic Development Agency, an entity of the Limpopo Department Of Economic Development and Tourism ... Limpopo Economic Development Agency spokesperson, representing Great North Transport Leo Gama said.
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ZZ2 commences cherry exports to India

Fresh Plaza 20 Oct 2021
The early cherry harvest started on 25 September at ZZ2’s Muriti farm near Rustenburg, followed five days later at Kareebosch close to Polokwane, Limpopo Province ... “The first three weeks of season have looked very good, but most of the season still lies ahead ... ZZ2 grows early cherries in the provinces of Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Gauteng and North West.
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SA needs to expand agricultural production to boost food security and job creation, says Agbiz

Independent online (SA) 20 Oct 2021
Agbiz chief economist Wandile Sihlobo said at face value this decline might seem worrying ... On a regional level, Agbiz said that Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape, which are amongst the country’s most food-insecure provinces, also had vast tracts of underutilised land. These provinces should be a priority in agricultural development plans.
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First flight from Joburg in 5 months lands at Polokwane Airport

Independent online (SA) 19 Oct 2021
Pretoria - The Limpopo government has welcomed the landing of a first flight from Joburg to the Polokwane Gateway International Airport after five months ... The province’s biggest airport was downgraded from Category 7 to 2 by the South African Civil Aviation Authority.
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SA records 453 new Covid-19 cases

Independent online (SA) 19 Oct 2021
... 5% and Limpopo 1% ... Gauteng has administered the most vaccines in the last 24 hours, as the dashboard records a total of 51 191 vaccines administered in the province, with the Western Cape following with 28 611 vaccines administered, and Limpopo with 23 751 vaccines administered.
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One in six senior public service managers have conflicts of interest, says PSC

Independent online (SA) 19 Oct 2021
Eleven cases of actual conflicts of interest were identified in one national department and three provinces,” Mathenjwa said ... A breakdown of provinces showed that Gauteng led the pack with 61 senior managers, followed by North West with 48, Free State 47, Eastern Cape 38 and Limpopo 25.
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Widespread Tuta absoluta outbreaks on tomatoes as rainy season gets underway

Fresh Plaza 19 Oct 2021
Tomato producers across South Africa are facing outbreaks of Tuta absoluta or tomato leaf miner, an aggressive pest of the Solanaceae family, despite a cold winter which generally depresses population numbers. Right ... Tomato leaf miner also impacts on the potato industry, especially in Limpopo Province where tomatoes are widely cultivated ... � � ... ....
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