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Presiding Magistrate Nkateko Maluleke says she will be ready to make a ruling after both the state and the defence have made their closing arguments today.
Bail application of Stephan Hepburn postponed to Friday

Tuesday 21 February 2017 16:22

The Modimolle Magistrate's Court in Limpopo has postponed the bail application of Stephan Hepburn to Friday this week for a ruling.

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Days of heavy rains have wreaked havoc and major routes have been flooded and the rail services in some parts suspended.
Motorists urged to be cautious as rains persists

Tuesday 21 February 2017 08:53

Authorities have warned all road users to be cautious as heavy rains persist across the country.

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The case was heard simultaneously in two different court rooms.
Dan village gangs case postponed

Monday 20 February 2017 17:23

The case of 12 suspected gang members in Dan village in Ritavi, Limpopo, has been postponed to February 24-27 for a formal bail application.

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The Gauteng provincial government has set aside an initial R6 million to assist farmers affected by the destructive fall army worms.
Gauteng sets aside R6 million for farmers affected by army worms

Monday 20 February 2017 07:09

The crop-destroying pest has been detected in Gauteng, Kwa Zulu Natal, Limpopo and North West. Gauteng provincial government has set aside an initial R6 million to assist farmers.

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Although cyclone Dineo lost its power before reaching South Africa, more rain is expected this week in most parts of the country especially in Limpopo.
Cyclone Dineo now moving to Botswana

Sunday 19 February 2017 15:02

The South African Weather Service says the depression that began as tropical cyclone Dineo that hit Mozambique a few days ago is now moving to Botswana, as expected.  

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The Mamaila-Mphothwane community lodged the land claim in 1998 and opted for financial compensation.
Mamaila-Mphothwane community in Limpopo settle its land claim

Saturday 18 February 2017 15:49

The Community of Mamaila-Mphothwane in Bolobedu in Limpopo have been handed vouchers worth R35-million by the Rural Development and Land Reform Department.

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Thousands of residents are at high risk of flooding as there are fears that the Limpopo river might overflow.
Dineo weakens, still more rain expected in parts of SA

Saturday 18 February 2017 09:35

The northern and eastern parts of South Africa are still expecting more heavy rains this weekend related to Dineo, even though it is now dissipated.

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Mozambique's Xai Xai still hit by heavy rains

Friday 17 February 2017 20:45

Heavy rains continue to fall in Mozambique’s largest city, Xai Xai.

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Dineo death toll may rise, authorities warn

Thursday 16 February 2017 21:15

Authorities in Mozambique say the death toll from tropical cyclone Dineo may rise.

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Tropical storm Dineo kills two in Mozambique - Aid agency

Thursday 16 February 2017 18:20

Tropical storm Dineo has caused two deaths in Mozambique since it hit the coast of the Southern African country late on Wednesday.

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Tourists brave storm threats to visit Kruger Park

Thursday 16 February 2017 10:03

Local and international tourists have continued visiting the Kruger National Park in Limpopo despite warnings that tropical storm Dineo is expected to hit.

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KZN, Limpopo, Mpumalanga brace for tropical storm Dineo

Thursday 16 February 2017 05:50

As tropical storm Dineo gets set to reach northern KZN, parts of Limpopo and Mpumalanga, the SA Weather Service is warning affected communities stay indoors.

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Limpopo's MDR facility reopens

Wednesday 15 February 2017 21:20

The Multiple Tuberculosis Drug Resistance facility in Modimolle in Limpopo that was forced to close several months ago over a labour dispute reopened.

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The farmer claimed he mistook Jan Railo  for a warthog.
Farmer appears in court on murder charges

Monday 13 February 2017 20:48

A farmer has appeared in the Modimolle Magistrate's court in Limpopo on a charge of murder.

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Minister Zokwana is visiting maize producing farms in the Waterberg district in Limpopo.
Nine pesticides registered to spray Fall Army Worm

Monday 13 February 2017 12:02

Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana says nine pesticides have now been registered to spray against the Fall Armyworm.

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Hunter faces murder charges for shooting farm worker

Monday 13 February 2017 12:00

Limpopo police have altered a case of culpable homicide to murder after a 23-year-old farm worker was shot and killed on a farm outside Modimolle in Limpopo.

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Suspected lion poachers to appear in court

Monday 13 February 2017 10:40

Five suspects arrested for allegedly dealing in lion parts, are applying for bail in the Phalaborwa magistrate's court in Limpopo.

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South African farmers battle crop-eating pest

Friday 10 February 2017 17:21

Inspecting the damage on his 4,000 hectare farm, Petri van der Walt breaks open the stem of a sorghum plant to reveal the crop-eating pest.

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Residents on the rampage burnt a private vehicle belonging to the mayor.
Bela-Bela calm but tense following protests

Wednesday 8 February 2017 07:35

There is chaos in Bela-Bela, Limpopo, where foreign owned shops are reported to have been looted and burnt.

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Since the worm is a new strain in the country, manufacturers and agricultural scientists need to distribute a new pesticide.
Farmers to wait longer for fall army worm pesticide

Wednesday 8 February 2017 05:44

Farmers will have to wait a little longer before they can get a pesticide to control the Fall armyworm destroying maize in the SADC region.

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