Lucas Ledwaba

Growing culture: Brothers on the land, together under the sun

Some black and white farmers are working together in the name of progress in a sector that has long been associated with racial exclusion and the abuse of black people

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Q&A Sessions: ‘A good teacher must love the kids’

As a child, Mokhudu Machaba had to cross a flooded river on her way to school in rural Limpopo. She fell pregnant at 15 but returned to complete her matric and found employment as a domestic worker to pay for her tertiary education. The dedicated educator, who has been shortlisted for the Global Teacher Prize talks to Lucas Ledwaba

All mahala say claimants in R1-billion Mala Mala land claim

Endless court cases and threats plague community of South Africa’s most costly restitution settlement

Ray of hope for Limpopo as Sopa reveals grand plans for jobs

Special Economic Zones will empower thousands in the Limpopo province

Mine shakes homes and dreams

Residents say the world’s largest open-cast platinum mine on their doorstep is killing them; mine management disagrees

Voters’ anger and resignation

It was a quiet day at the polls in the Limpopo district with elders wanting to vote and the youth cynical about elections

Municipality’s dodgy sand scandal

Lepelle-Nkumpi allegedly paid millions to illegal miners for gravel to use in major building projects

Brothers in conservation want to restore indigenous knowledge

Dr Johan Wentzel and Dr Ephraim Mabena are tied together by a common passion

Community reduced to squatting on their ancestral land

A Limpopo property mogul has reduced to rubble the homes of people whose families have lived there for more than 200 years

ConCourt to rule on farm tenant claims

The farm tenants won in the Land Claims Court but the Supreme Court of Appeal overturned this

Jobs, jobs, jobs for Limpopo

Premier Chupu Mathabatha paints a picture of a prosperous future for the province

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