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The Office of the Premier in Limpopo is launching a new Electronic Recruitment System (e-Recruitment) to improve job application processes. This advanced system has been introduced Today (June 16, 2024) at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane during the Youth Day celebrations. The e-Recruitment platform aims to make job applications easier and more accessible. It will allow job seekers to apply from home, helping to attract skilled professionals to important positions. The move from a paper-based system to an online platform will save time and reduce costs for applicants. This new system aligns with the government’s goal to use…

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Today, Limpopo Health MEC Dr. Phophi Ramathuba visited the Forensic Pathology unit and met with the families of the 13 victims of the car crash that occurred on the R521 between Polokwane and Dendron. Dr. Ramathuba expressed her condolences and offered emotional support to the bereaved families. She updated them on the progress of the positive identification and autopsies, which started on May 29th and will be completed by the end of today, May 30th. MEC reassured the families that their private undertakers would be able to collect the bodies of their loved ones by the end of the business…

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Ndzawulo ya Rihanyu eLimpopo yi vonile ku tlakuka ka timhangu ta Kholera lembe leri, tani hi xiviko xa sweswinyana ku suka eka Ndzawulo ya Rihanyo. Ku sukela hi ti 1 ta Sunguti, ku tlula 150 wa timhangu ta kholera, ti vikiwile etikweni hinkwaro laha eAfrika-dzonga. Kuya hi Ndzawulo Eka 150 wa timhangu, kova 12 wa timhangu ntsena leti tiyisisiweke hi swikambelo swa laboratory. Ndzawulo yi kombisa leswalu kuna munhu wun’we loyi a mga vikiwa kuva a hundzile emisaveni hinkwalano ka vuvabyi lebyi bya kholera. Vunyingi bya timhangu leti byi vikiwile exifundzheni xa Limpopo tanihi leswi ku vikiweke 11 kasi yin’we…

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The Limpopo Department of Health has reported two new cases of cholera in the province. Both patients, aged 43 and 27, are Zimbabwean men who displayed cholera-like symptoms upon their return from the festive season. Neil Shikwambana, the spokesperson for the Limpopo health department, stated that the individuals were promptly admitted to Musina and Hellen Franz Hospitals and tested. Cholera symptoms typically include severe diarrhea, vomiting, and dehydration. Shikwambana emphasized the importance of early detection and treatment, highlighting that if left untreated, cholera can lead to serious complications and even death. “Upon suspicion of the cases, immediate measures were taken…

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The Department of Health in Limpopo has recently made headlines with the successful excision of a tumor from a 22-year-old female’s right face. The tumor, clinically diagnosed as plexiform neurofibromatosis, had been causing significant distress and discomfort for the young woman. According to the Department of Health in Limpopo, the tumor was successfully removed on 07 December 2023 by skilled surgeons and dedicated healthcare professionals in Limpopo Province. The patient is currently recovering well in the ward, bringing hope and relief to both her and her loved ones. The Limpopo health spokesperson, Neil Shikwambane, expressed their satisfaction with the outcome,…

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Collins Chabane Municipality, known for its scorching temperatures, is set to embark on an innovative and sustainable solution to address the rising costs of electricity and the challenges posed by load shedding. Mayor Shadrack Maluleke has announced plans to introduce solar-powered streetlights throughout the municipality, harnessing the abundant sunlight to illuminate the community’s roads. “The decision to switch to solar energy comes after a realization that the municipality was spending exorbitant amounts on electricity bills on a Polar light,” said Collins Chabane Municipality Mayor Maluleke. Mayor Maluleke recognized the need for a more cost-effective and reliable solution, and solar energy…

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Ku hanya vutomi lebyinene i swa nkoka naswona vanhu va fanele va tiva na ku twisisa vuyelo byo biha lebyi vangiwaka hi ku dzaha na hi nwa byala hi ndlela ya vusopfa. Ku dzaha fole i yinwana ya mukhuva lowu vekaka rihanyo ra munhu ekhombyeni lerikulu, naswona ri nga endla leswaku munhu a va na mavabyi yo hambana hambana yo fana na Mfukuzani ya mahahu, vuvabyi bya mbilu, na ku tikeriwa loko swita eka timhaka ta ku hefemula. Tikhemikhali leti nga ni chefu leti kumekaka eka fole a ti vavisi mudzahi ntsena kambe ti tlhela ti khumba hi ndlela yo…

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Loko maxelo ya ya emahlweni ya hisa, swina nkoka swinene kutwisisa leswaku ku tlakuka ka magandlati yo hisa swinga khumba njhani vuhumelerisi bya vurimi byale marateni, ngopfu ngopfu eka miganga leyi titshegeke ngopfu hi swakudya swo rimiwa. kuna switandzhaku leswi nga vaka kona eka swibyariwa swale majarateni, leswi swi nga va ngi waka hiku tlakuka ka mahiselo. Xin’wana xa swilo leswikulu leswi karhataka hi ku tlakuka ka magandlati yo hisa i nkucetelo wa wona wo biha eka mbuyelo wa swibyariwa. Mahiselo yale henhla yanga endla leswaku kuva na ntshikelelo wa kuhisa eka swimilani, leswi nga khumbhaka loko swi ta eka…

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The Minister of Health, Joseph Phaahla, has announced that the death toll has now climbed to 76, with two more people succumbing to their injuries in the hospital. This tragic incident has not only brought sorrow but also posed a challenging dilemma – how to identify those whose bodies have been burnt beyond recognition. The Minister addressed the issue by explaining that when bodies are so severely burned that they cannot be positively identified through DNA analysis, the state will have no choice but to provide them with a respectful burial. “However, this doesn’t mean that their identities will be…

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The University of Venda has taken a proactive step in promoting student health by inaugurating its ‘First Things First Campaign’ on Monday. This significant initiative is centered around voluntary HIV testing, delivering crucial HIV education, counseling, and testing services to the university’s student body. In an official statement, the university emphasized the campaign’s objective: “Our primary aim is to motivate students to undergo HIV testing, enabling them to be aware of their HIV status.” By fostering a culture of open dialogue and proactive healthcare, the University of Venda strives to empower its students to take charge of their well-being. Through…

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Over 100 talented young learners from schools across the Vhembe District converged at Tshivhase Secondary School two weeks ago for the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists. This regional science fair, part of a larger initiative, celebrates youthful passion for science and creativity. Mr. Ndifelani Phalanndwa, Eskom Expo Vhembe Science Fair Director, mentioned that 274 enthusiastic young scientists hailing from the Vhembe region submitted their projects. “These students have invested numerous hours into their research, showcasing truly commendable dedication,” he remarked. Mr. Simon Mathebe, chief judge of the competition, urged participants to start early on next year’s projects for an improved performance. The…

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SCIENCE – In today’s digital world, having the internet is really important for education, communications and also participating in the economy. But not everyone can easily access internet, especially people in the rural communities and poorer areas. Installation of network tower in a place where people don’t have good internet is a big step toward fixing this problem. According to John Smith, a Digital Inclusion Advocate, says that getting people online doesn’t just help them connect, it also gives them a chance to learn and find new opportunities they didn’t have before. Having internet access can help a community grow because…

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