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Lucas Ledwaba

Lucas Ledwaba

    Mine shakes homes and dreams
    Mine shakes homes and dreams
    Sometimes Rebecca Sebelebele finds her 21-year-old son, William, sitting by himself, weeping.
    Voters’ anger and resignation
    Voters’ anger and resignation
    Standing under the big tree on the grounds belonging tohis village’s musanda (chief) on the morning of the elections, Khorombi Sadiki slowly beat...
    Matriarch sent to visit her ancestors
    Matriarch sent to visit her ancestors
    Sometime last year, Vho-Luvhengo Ndou Dima from Thohoyandou told her family that it was going to be the last year she would be with them. At the...
    Municipality’s dodgy sand scandal
    Municipality’s dodgy sand scandal
    The department of mineral resources (DMR) and a Limpopo municipality are at the centre of an investigation by the public protector over allegations...
    Brothers in conservation want to restore indigenous knowledge
    Brothers in conservation want to restore indigenous knowledge
    Dr Johan Wentzel reckons that he and Dr Ephraim Mabena could have been brothers in another lifetime, tied together by a common passion for nature...
    Jobs, jobs, jobs for Limpopo
    Jobs, jobs, jobs for Limpopo
    At the conclusion of his state of the province address (Sopa) 2019 in Polokwane last Friday, members of the Limpopo legislature erupted into song...
    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...