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#Listeriosis: Limpopo government meets with business

JOHANNESBURG, March 6 – A meeting between business organisations and Limpopo provincial government with businesses late Monday following the identification of Polokwane’s Entreprise food plant as source of deadly listeriosis bacteria. Spokesman Phuti Seloba said government environmental practitioners were hard at work conducting further tests in the province. “Limpopo provincial government is extremely concerned about […]

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Polokwane Enterprise food production facility responsible for listeriosis outbreak in South Africa, says Motsoaledi

JOHANNESBURG, March 4 – The Enterprise food production facility in Polokwane in Limpopo has been identified as the source of the current listeriosis outbreak in South Africa, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Sunday. As of March 2, the total number of laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases had risen to 948 since January 2017. Of the 948, […]

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DA blames EFF for stampede at Limpopo’s Capricorn TVET college

JOHANNESBURG, January 11 – The Democratic Alliance (DA) has blamed the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) for the stampede at the Capricorn Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college in Polokwane, Limpopo province, saying that the radical party must take responsibility for the injuries of applicants. This comes after Capricorn TVET college was forced to suspend […]

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Three criminals given long jail terms for serious and violent crimes in Limpopo

Solly Makganoto Polokwane, October 27 – The Polokwane High Court has today [Friday] given lengthy sentences to three men, aged between 24 and 26 years, for murder, attempted murder and robbery in and around Limpopo. Hlakodiso Pleasure Kekana (24), Thakgatso Kopano Mphafudi (25) and Paballo Clement Mangwale (26) were each sentenced to life imprisonment plus […]