Environment News

Tsetse Belt, Moholoholo

Nick Grabe There were two major stumbling blocks in the earlier years that hindered proper development in this part of Mpumalanga. Those were Tsetse Fly disease, sleeping sickness, Ngana and mosquito-borne Malaria. The Tsetse Belt at the time of 1850-1890 came all the way down from Zimbabwe on the east of the Lebombo mountains and […]

Community News

‘TIS THE SEASON OF GIVING LIFE

News Desk Blood stocks fluctuate throughout the year, and with just a short while until the festive season is in full swing, the South African National Blood Service (SANBS) has less than 3 days stock of group O blood, – and this is much lower than the 5 days’ stock needed to sustain the country’s […]

Community News

Sabie welcome new business owners

Debbie (52) and Francois (56) Kruger visited Sabie and fell in love with the town.  Debbie was raised in Sabie and attended primary and secondary school here. After going on a pension from the Correctional Services as an SEO (Senior Correctional Officer, previously the rank of Colonel), they decided to invest in their future and […]

Community News

Sabie magistrate retires after 28 years

  Herman Serfontein, the Magistrate of Sabie for the last 28 years, retired recently.  He started his studies off by obtaining his B Iuris (Baccalaureus Iuris) degree in 1983 and 1986 his LLB (Bachelor of Laws) degree. He relocated to Sabie in 1992 with his wife Annelize. After completing his studies, he started his career […]

News Social

Bontle shines for South Africa

Kopano Brilliant Bontle Ndlovu had a very productive year. The fifteen-year-old from Graskop was crowned Miss Teen Tourism Globe 2020 held in Durban this month. She will represent South Africa in the Philippines next year, which is the international leg of the same competition. Bontle was also officially invited to participate at the International Models […]