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Lucas Ledwaba

Lucas Ledwaba

    Xolobeni judders as mining hovers
    Xolobeni judders as mining hovers
    Village residents dropped their ploughing implements and ran in panic when they spotted a helicopter hanging low over the cluster of grass-thatched...
    The land: SA’s unifying and divisive issue
    The land: SA’s unifying and divisive issue
    Twenty-eighteen was undoubtedly the year of the land. There has been no other time in our recent history that the land issue has become the subject...
    Baroka cup win gives hope to village youngsters
    Baroka cup win gives hope to village youngsters
    Young Emmanuel Chidi takes his teammates through their paces on the sandy village pitch in the late morning heat of Limpopo.
    ANC fudges over fired VBS mayors
    ANC fudges over fired VBS mayors
    The seven Limpopo mayors fired by the ANC for their dealings with VBS Mutual Bank could still be deployed in public service after undergoing...
    Mine leaves farmers in the dust
    Mine leaves farmers in the dust
    Every morning Siphamandla Nkosi is greeted by the grim sight of grey mine dumps that tower into the sky about 500m from his peach-painted homestead...
    Axed VBS mayors now face possible criminal charges
    Axed VBS mayors now face possible criminal charges
    Seven Limpopo mayors fired by the Limpopo provincial government for costing the public over R1-billion by investing municipal funds into VBS Mutual...
    Land expropriation decision an EFF victory, but what about the landless?
    Land expropriation decision an EFF victory, but what about the landless?
    The decision this week by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) that section 25 of the Constitution be amended to enable the expropriation of...
    KZN mine fight goes on, despite ruling
    KZN mine fight goes on, despite ruling
    The Full Gospel Church in Somkhele burst into song after a long meeting to discuss what to do after a high court judgment, which had ruled against...
    Premier dragged into kgosi battle
    Premier dragged into kgosi battle
    Mpumalanga Premier Refilwe Mtshweni could be held in contempt of court for failing to release the findings of a report on a traditional leadership...
    Bapedi peace bid on shaky ground
    Bapedi peace bid on shaky ground
    The absence of Kenneth Kgagudi (KK) Sekhukhune, the deposed acting kgoshikgolo (king) of the Bapedi Marota, from a unity and reconciliation...
    amaHlubi’s battle against colonial legacy heads to high court
    amaHlubi’s battle against colonial legacy heads to high court
    Early on Saturday morning an incessant drizzle showers the land and a dark cover of cloud hangs in the sky. AmaHlubi elders and warriors are...
    Royal battle looms as Bapedi go to court again
    Royal battle looms as Bapedi go to court again
    The never-ending battle over the throne of the Bapedi Marota, which has been the subject of court litigation for almost three decades, may be...