MMAPHALA VILLAGE : Christmas came early for the Mangena family this year. Executive Mayor of Mopani District Municipality, Councillor Pule Shayi as well as the Mayor of the Greater Tzaneen Municipality, Councillor Maripe Mangena have on Mo nday put a permanent smile on the face of Mametja Mangena and his family by handing them a brand new house at their home in Mmaphala Village in Ward 33 of Greater Tzaneen.
By Tiyani Cacious Baloyi (Senior Reporter) Mayor Maripe Mangena, on the 5th February 2021 launched a project to pave internal streets in Nkambako Village. The Mayor said that the 6.1 km street paving project will be for 12 months and will cost R40 million. Mayor Mangena said residents of Nkambako, and surrounding communities will benefit from subcontracts and labour-intensive jobs. The project will run from Risaba via Mnisi to Shando Driving School. A minimum of 116 workers will be employed in the project.
The national Department of Health hopes that by now the people of South Africa have expelled the myth that Covid-19 only affects certain groups of people or communities. The Deputy Minister of Health, Joe Phaahla said this on Thursday during his visit at Shiluvana Life Care outside Tzaneen in Limpopo. Deputy Minister Phaahla was accompanied by the Greater Tzaneen Mayor Maripe Mangena and the Mopani District Executive Mayor.Pule Shayi. The leaders monitored Covid-19 screening and testing including handover
The Department of Social Development in Limpopo has promised its assistance to assist the late Themba Mukansi family with burial costs. The 28-year-old was reportedly stabbed to death by his girlfriend in the village of Khujwana outside Tzaneen on a Sunday dispute. Social Welfare MEC Nkakareng Rakgoale and Grand Tzane Mayor Maripe Mangena visited the bereaved family in the village of Mokgolobotho on Wednesday. Rakgoale says that after witnessing the family's plight at home, they can ensure that the government
By GLACIER NKHWASHU When everybody is panicking across the World, there are strong men and women out here, our health foot soldiers moving from one household to another, trying to assist us save our own lives. The good work of these dedicated health foot soldiers did not go unnoticed On Workers Day, 01 May, two SA's biggest cellphone companies remember and recognize these foot soldiers fighting the pandemic when everybody stayed at home, panicking. On behalf of the Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha, the MEC f
Today, Mayor Maripe Mangena launched two road infrastructure projects worth a combined R76 million at Mbekwana Village between N’wamitwa and Mandlakazi. The two projects are for paving of internal streets, one at N’wamitwa Village and another at Mandlakazi Village. The N’wamitwa project will see the upgrading of 4.9 km of internal streets from gravel to interlocked paving surface in N’wamitwa and Nwajaheni. The appointment amount for the project is R34. 5 million and the duration is 12 months. The
On the 31st of July 2020, premier Chupu Mathabatha was at the launch of temporary shelters, at Tzaneen, Talana hostel. The premier of Limpopo, Chupu Mathabatha didn't arrived alone at the launch, but was accompanied by MEC Basikopo Makamu and Mayor Maripe Mangena. The Limpopo provincial government has provided 40 temporary shelters to the residents of Talana hostel. On his address to the community, Premier Chupu Mathabatha said that the materials that has been used to build these temporary shelters is of highest
After Covid-19 fell out the first presidency, Ramaphosa has raised possibilities for the second term
After winning the much-awaited Norman Mashabane Regional Conference held in Karibo Lodge in Tzaneen over the weekend, ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa's campaign for a second term received a stimulus. Shayi was uncontestedly elected to face toe with Mayor Matlou, the municipality of Greater Letaba, once he learned that the chances against him were stacked.
In a space of less than a week, the Mayor of the Greater Tzaneen Municipality, Councillor Maripe Mangena launched four road infrastructure projects. Today Mayor Mangena launched the Maseanoke to Cell C Street upgrading project in Pharare Village. The 14-months project will see internal streets in Pharare Village upgraded from gravel to interlocked paving surface. The Pharare project follows the Nkambako, Mandlakazi, and N’wamitwa projects. The Pharare project will cover a length of 8.9 km with two lanes at
The MEC of health Dr Phophi Ramathuba and the Tzaneen Mayor Maripe Mangena accepted cellphones on behalf of the limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha. An Mtn telecommunications company donated 5 000 mobile phones and Cell C only donated 500 mobile phones.The companies have also donated sanitisers and masks for the workers.The ceremony took place at Van Velden Hospital in Tzaneen. The MEC Ramathuba said almost ten thousands (10 000) field workers who have been working under difficult conditions moving from one hou
Councillors of the Greater Tzaneen Municipality will visit schools across the municipality when schools reopen on 8 June 2020 as announced by the Department of Basic Education. These visits are aimed at ensuring that schools comply with Covid_19 regulations and measures put in place by government to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Mayor Maripe Mangena, Speaker Cllr Dikeledi Mmetle and Chief Whip Cllr Nhemo will join the MEC for Social Development Nkakareng Rakgoale on Monday, 8 June 2020 on a visit to Ma
TOPANAMA: The Five people who lost their lives in a horrific accident between Lephephane and Khujwana have all been identified. Oscar Mthombeni, Christinah Mthombeni, Capson Mukhawana, Eddy Mashele and Kaizer Letsoalo all met their untimely death when the bakkie they were travelling in had a tyre burst, lost control and overtuned at Topanama village under Greater Tzaneen Municipality on Sunday morning.
MAYOR HANDS OVER A HOUSE HE PROMISED 30 DAYS AGO, A PROMISE MADE AND KEPT On 16 August 2021, the Mayor of the Greater Tzaneen Municipality Councillor Maripe Mangena presided over a sod-turning ceremony signaling the commencement of the construction of a four-room house for 69-year-old Modjadji Mbhalati, the head of a family of nine living in Fobeni Village in Bolobedu South.
MAYOR LAUDS KENNY SHIVAMBU AND GO-EXPO FOR GREAT THINGS IN MUSIC The Mayor of the Greater Tzaneen Municipality Councillor Maripe Mangena today recognized and lauded the contribution of Pastor Kenny Shivambu of Go-Explo in the music industry during a virtual council sitting of the Greater Tzaneen Municipality. Go-Explo, a local gospel music group led by Pastor Shivambu won the 2020 SABC Crown Gospel Award in the "Best Gospel Album" category.
MOPANI EXECUTIVE MAYOR LAUNCHES CORONAVIRUS MASS SCREENING CAMPAIGN Mopani District Municipality Executive Mayor Councillor Pule Shayi today launched the district household mass screening campaign at Motupa village. The launch comes after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that household screening must be done to assist in fighting Covid-19. According to Doctor Mongwe, the Mopani District Executive Manager for Department of Health, the screening will be done by health workers with the help of Home-based ca
GTM has strengthened its Covid_19 preventative measures after one of its employees tested positive for Covid_19 on Friday, 26 June 2020. On Saturday, our municipal offices were disinfected through fogging. From 26-29 May we embarked on deep cleaning and fogging of municipal buildings in compliance with directives from the Department of Employment and Labour. We also put in place Covid_19 preventative measures for both members of the public and our employees. These measures include social distancing, san
Source The number of reported accidents in Limpopo Province during the last weekend has been very alarming.The terrible one that happened on Sunday morning claimed the lives of five people and left many other injured.This happened after the bakkie they were traveling in bursted tyre and it collided with other incoming vehicles.The victims reside at Khujwana village outside Tzaneen and the accident happened between Lephenene and Khujwana.