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Category: Community

Welding apprentice finds her spark

Women’s Day is celebrated on 9 August and is about celebrating the achievements of women in society. When the women of 1956 marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria...

Women achievers speak of challenges, triumphs

In celebrating the achievements of women across all strides, Polokwane Observer spoke to three local women who excel in their respective industries. Kulani Hobyane,...

Jars of Hope from the Rotary Club

Scouts and cubs from the First Polokwane Scout Group delivered a consignment of Jars of Hope, which contain soup mixes, to the Rotary Club of Pietersburg 100 on Saturday...

Fostering conversations around mental health

Social entrepreneur and a motivational speaker, Lehlohonolo Thoabala (25) says he viewed failing matric as the beginning of a new chapter instead of the end to an old...

Food from a truck brings home the bacon for her

Munei Mudau took a leap of faith in 2018 and started The Hideout in Dalmada, which is a lodge and venue, but has not been generating an income over the past few months...

Blaqtown swaps police badge for hip-hop

Gashford Nyandeni is a 36-year-old hip-hop artist who is also a police officer. He is currently working on an EP and album and fans can also watch one of his music...

Psychologist gives lockdown guidance for parents

Many parents are so concerned with dealing with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic in the workplace and at home that they fail to realise that their children may also...

Mary leads from behind the wheel

Long-serving Great North Transport (GNT) female driver, Mmatlou Mary Mokonyane is urging women to venture into uncharted territories and fight the scourge of poverty and...

Rotarians donate to school

Members of the Rotary Club of Polokwane recently strengthened their relationship with Siloe School for the Blind when they delivered three Covid-19 mobile hand washing...

‘We had to ensure that there is adequate food for everyone’

Proud local commercial crop farmer Mathews Ledwaba implemented an agricultural master plan five years ago, that enabled him to provide adequate food and fresh produce...