Police in Limpopo have opened two inquest dockets following the mysterious death of two men who passed on upon admission to Seshego Hospital during separate incidents on Tuesday 24 October. 

Police initially attended an inquest at Seshego Hospital after a 42-year-old man from Seshego Zone 5 passed on. This is after he was brought to hospital by his family at about 14:00.

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An inquest docket was then opened for further investigation. Later in the evening at about 22:00, Police received a similar report of a 26-year-old man from Moletjie Setlogong. He was allegedly brought to the hospital by his girlfriend and unfortunately passed on upon admission as well.

Mysterious death of two men at Seshego Hospital probed 
Seshego Hospital


Reports indicate that both deceased seemingly had complications while at home. They were rushed to the hospital where they later passed on.

“The cause of death is not yet known at this stage hence inquest dockets have been opened to determine the cause of death. Post-mortem is still to be conducted to establish the exact cause of death as well,” said Police. 

The Seshego regional court in Limpopo has sentenced a stepfather [52] to two lives in prison for raping his 12-year-old stepdaughter.

The court heard that the stepfather who cannot be named to protect the identity of the victim, repeatedly raped her in November 2019 in the absence of the mother.

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The Court heard that in January 2020 at about 08:30, the mother of the victim found the accused red-handed in a tussling with the victim trying to rape her. She wrapped herself with a towel as she was about to bathe and the mother found him in progress.

The victim further revealed the ordeal of the two previous incidents of rape that occurred in the year 2019. The victim kept it secret as she was threatened that if she revealed she would be killed by the accused.


The case of rape was opened against the Stepfather at Seshego Police Station. It was afterwards transferred to the Family Violence Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit for further investigation.

The accused was granted bail after he handed himself to the Police following the successful manhunt for him from his place of employment.

The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has welcomed the Court outcome. She pointed out that this will serve as a deterrent to other rapists.

The Court has ordered that the details of the accused be endorsed in the Register for Sexual Offenders. He is also declared unfit to possess a firearm.

Afro-house DJ and record producer, Nicodimas Sekheta Mogashoa, known as Da Capo is back with the latest new Dance EP Bakone. Bakone means People from the North and Da Capo’s latest work pays homage to his roots.

The 31-year-old hails from Seshego Zone 3, outside Polokwane. Over the years, he has become a global sensation in the dance music scene.

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The self-taught producer and DJ first fell in love with house music at an early age, giving him a good ear for music and the unmistakable ability to create blazing sounds to keep waiting for more.

This also earned him a spot among the best DJs in South Africa and abroad. He is undoubtedly one of South Africa’s best when it comes to producing house music. At the age of 20-year, he signed his first recording deal with HN Records and began to solidify his presence in the Afro-house music scene with remixes and hit singles.

This multi-award-winning DJ and producer continually pushes the boundaries of the genre with his distinctive and captivating sense of groove, mesmerizing melodies, and ability to breathe new life into songs through his remixes, which have garnered him many accolades.

Da Capo releases new EP titled Bakone
Da Capo


“This EP marks the commencement of an extensive global tour, further solidifying his impact on the music industry across continents,” said Da Capo.

“Kicking off the EP is the pre-add track, Molili, release on June 23. Initially conceived by myself and Batundi, the song took shape with Lokau Kanza’s captivating hook.

“To infuse an authentic African essence, Batundi enlisted the talents of Nana Attah. His stellar performance and poignant lyrics gave the track a whole new depth and meaning,” he said.

The highly anticipated EP serves as a preview to his upcoming full album which is set to be released in late 2023. With a focus on the future of Afrotech, Bakone exudes power and is crafted for club enthusiasts.

The EP features carefully selected hidden gems from Da Capo’s repertoire and includes collaborations with renowned artists such as Batundi, Nana Attah, Lokau Kanza, and Da Africa Deep.

The Wyza Media Academy in partnership with Canon SA on Wednesday began with their Picture Day initiative at Dorothy Langa Primary School in Seshego outside Polokwane. The Wyza media academy is an accredited Film and Television Production institution founded by well-known actor Kope Makgae famous for his role as Mrekza on Generations The Legacy.

Picture Day is a Canon-founded initiative that gives the underprivileged a free picture at their respective school. It will also go to Masedibu Secondary School on Thursday 222 June, also in Seshego. 

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Over 1 400 pipuls will get an opportunity to get a picture for free courtesy of Canon. 

“This is an exciting and hearty project for us,” said Canon SA Manager for Corporate Communications and Marketing Services, Arethur Molefe. 

Wyza Media Academy and Canon SA host Picture Day in Seshego
Picture Day at Dorothy Langa Primary School

“We freeze a memory for a child, this moment that I am talking to you will never come again. So to be able to take that moment and capture it, freeze it and make it standstill for these kids is priceless for us. 

“It’s very expensive to have this exercise. It’s easy for me and my child who may be privileged to have as many pictures. But it’s expensive for other children,” she said. 


Manager at Wyza Media Choice Ramalepe says they felt it was necessary to contribute to creating memories for those who are unable to. 

“We want to do this annually and we want to do it in other rural places,” he told Limpopo Chronicle.

Wyza Media Academy and Canon SA host Picture Day in Seshego
Canon Camera

“There are kids who are unable to take pictures, especially with their phones. Some can’t afford and can’t have phones which take pictures to create memories. So it’s like just about giving back to the community from Wyza media and Canon.”

The Picture Day will also be followed by a 3-day Media Camp Workshop at the Noko Resort, on R71 Limpopo. The Camp initiative will consist of 27 talented youth interested in film and television. It is in partnership with Canon SA, Wildshots Outreach and VW Polokwane. The main goal is to also grow the film and tv industry in Limpopo. 

Leading township food delivery services provider, Delivery ka Speed has made life easier for Seshego residents, outside of Polokwane. Founded by Godiragetse Mogajane, it recently expanded its operations not only in the City but to Limpopo’s biggest Township, Seshego.

The company has a mission to bring convenience and economic opportunities to township communities.

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According to Mogajane, Delivery Ka Speed’s innovative platform also connects customers with local restaurants, providing a seamless and efficient food delivery experience.

“Through the utilization of technology, Delivery Ka Speed enables customers in Seshego to enjoy their favorite meals from a wide range of partner restaurants in the comfort of their homes. Beyond offering convenience, Delivery Ka Speed commits to creating sustainable job opportunities for unemployed youth,” he said.

Delivery Ka Speed: Seshego delivery service game changer
Happy clients


By embracing a gig economy model, the company allows individuals to become independent delivery partners, earning income on a flexible schedule that suits their needs.

“This unique approach empowers young people in Seshego to participate in the local economy. Build valuable skills for their future,” said Mogajane.

He said he is thrilled to bring food delivery services to Seshego and also contribute to the economic growth.

“By offering convenience to customers and fostering a culture of gig work. We also aim to make a positive impact in the lives of unemployed youth, creating pathways to economic empowerment and self-sufficiency.

“We are committed to delivering exceptional customer service and ensuring the highest quality of food and timely deliveries. The company’s user-friendly mobile app and website make it effortless for customers to place orders. Track deliveries in real-time, and also provide feedback on their experience,” he said.

A former Seshego District Court Public Prosecutor, Guesta Rhulani Maboela was sentenced to five years of direct imprisonment for corruption. The 49-year-old was sentenced by the Seshego Magistrate’s Court on Friday, 28 April 2023 Polokwane, Limpopo.

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In May 2019, the accused in her professional capacity as a Public Prosecutor demanded R1500 gratification from a complainant. He was arrested for driving under the influence of liquor in order to withdraw the charges against him.

The complainant reported the matter to the Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation and a swift undercover operation was conducted. The operation resulted in the arrest of Maboela at her workplace immediately after receiving gratification.

Former Seshego public protector sentenced for corruption
Former Seshego public protector sentenced for corruption


As the investigation progressed, it was discovered that the case of driving under the influence of liquor against the complainant was indeed withdrawn. Maboela was convicted by the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court sitting in Polokwane on 8 November 2022. Since then, she was on bail until she was sentenced.

The Provincial Head of the Hawks Major General Gopz Govender has lauded both the investigation and prosecution teams for their sterling work. “We are determined to fight the scourge of corruption without fear or favour,” said Major General Govender.

The community of Seshego outside of Polokwane, Limpopo came out in numbers for the official opening ceremony of the 2023 edition of the Telkom Netball League. The Netball League is South Africa’s premier Netball tournament sponsored by Telkom.

The tournament is for the first time being held in Limpopo and at the Ngoako Ramatlhodi Sports Complex to be specific. The tournament began on Thursday but was officially opened on Friday. The event was attended amongst others by representatives of Polokwane and Capricorn District Municipality. Acting MEC for Sport, Arts and Culture Mavhungu Lerule-Ramakhanya and Martha Nkwashu from Telkom both gave a message of support while Deputy Minister for Sport, Arts and Culture Nocawe Mafu was the main speaker.

Bongiwe Msomi and Cecilia Molokwane

The association led by president Cecilia Molokwane will host the first-ever Netball World Cup on African soil from 28 July-6 August. The day was also used to celebrate Molokwane’s birthday.


The Limpopo Baobabs and the Tornados lit up the Ngoako Ramatlhodi Sports Complex in the first match of Friday with a riveting performance. But Tornados broke the home side’s heart once again after walking away with a 48-47 victory.

Telkom Netball League fever hits Limpopo's biggest township, Seshego
Crowd at Ngoako Ramatlhodi Sports Complex in Limpopo

Free State Sonoblomo suffered another defeat at the hands of the Eastern Cape Comets who secured a 42-27 victory. The debutants next face the hosts Limpopo Baobabs and the Comets will look to maintain their unbeaten run against a highly confident Tornados on Saturday.


In Division One, The Free State Crinums disgruntled the Gauteng Jaguars after snatching a 58-52. It was probably a match to look forward to given that the Jaguars had won the competition five times. The Crinums have also won it on three occasions.

The Kingdom Stars capitulated against the Southern Stings following a solid performance against the Aloes yesterday. This was the Stings’ second consecutive victory after defeating the Stars 51-23.

Telkom Netball League fever hits Limpopo's biggest township, Seshego
Deputy Minister for Sport, Arts and Culture Nocawe Mafu

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Southern Stings registered a second consecutive victory after defeating the Kingdom Stars 51-23. The match between the Fireballs and the Flames wrapped up the day. It has been a tough start for the North West side, who were beaten 32-56.

Police in Seshego outside of Polokwane in Limpopo arrested three suspects aged between 39 and 62 on Friday, in connection with a case of Murder in the hands of a vigilante group. The Incident occurred in March 2023.

It is alleged that on 29 March at about 23:45, Police were called to a scene of the murder at Moletjie, Nduna ‘s Kraal at Ga-Chokoe. Upon arrival at the house, a family member showed them the lifeless body of 36-year-old Phineas Legodi.


Preliminary investigation also revealed that the young man was allegedly assaulted by a group of people. They were calling themselves security officers on 2023-03-29  as he went to Nduna’a Kraal demanding his money (R400-00). The deceased was also found with bruises on the buttocks.

Limpopo man dies in the hands of a vigilante group
Polokwane Municipality

The Police conducted further investigation by obtaining statements and gathering evidence that led to the arrest of three suspects on  Friday. 

The Provincial Commissioner of the Police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe welcomed the arrest of the suspects.

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“Mob justice has a negative impact in the stabilization of crime in the Province. As such, the community should desist from such actions and let the law take its course.

“Anyone who needs to assist Police in preventing crime is welcome to join SAPS existing Crime Prevention Structures. To also ensure that crime is a thing of the past,” concluded Lieutenant General  Hadebe.

The three suspects will appear before Seshego Magistrate Court soon on Charge of murder.

The Province of Limpopo is set to host the opening week of the 2023 Telkom Netball League season. This was revealed by Netball South Africa this week.

The domestic netball league will start on Thursday 27 April at the Ngoako Ramatlhodi Sports Complex in Seshego outside Polokwane. It will then head to Pretoria at Heartfelt Arena in Pretoria between 2 June to 1 July 2023.

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Meanwhile, the main sponsor Telkom have also renewed its partnership for a further three years effective from 01 April 2023 to sponsor the league.

“Our relationship with Telkom is growing from strength to strength with every year that passes by. As a federation, we are delighted about their commitment to the growth and development of the sport,” said Netball South Africa President, Ms Cecilia Molokwane.

“Their sponsorship renewal for another three years is a testament to their dedication to the sport and we appreciate that.”

Limpopo to host the opening week of the Telkom Netball League
Telkom Netball League teams


Netball South Africa have also announced two new teams into the league bringing the number of teams to 15.

The two teams are from the Free State and Limpopo provinces, they will be known as Free State Sonoblomo and also Limpopo Lilies, respectively.

“As proud sponsors of this year’s TNL, we look forward to yet another successful competition. Ultimately continuing with the development of Netball in South Africa,” said Gugu Mthembu, Telkom’s Chief Marketing Officer.

“Through TNL, we want to continue showcasing the best netball talent in the country. Whilst growing the sport and encouraging South African youth to stand tall through life’s adversities.

“TNL will provide a platform for all the players and coaches to raise their hands for a chance to make the final Proteas squad for Africa’s first Netball World Cup,” she concludes.

The second annual Cedmas Top 8 tournament took place during Easter Weekend with Naughty Boys crowned new Champions. The tournament was staged at the Ajax Sports ground outside Seshego, Capricorn District on Sunday.

The annual Top 8 tournament is hosted to give back to the community founded by CEDMAS Funeral Services founder Cedric Mashala. Former Kaizer Chiefs player Lebogang Manyama, and ex-Orlando Pirates, now Polokwane City midfielder Mpho Makula were also in attendance.


“The only purpose was to give back to the community. This is also my way of saying thank you for all the support and all these years as a businessman,” said Mashala.

“I didn’t forget where I came from, successful as I am now, it’s about them. I have decided to share what I have accumulated in all those years with those who have supported me.

Naughty Boys crowned CEDMAS Top 8 Champions
Naughty Boys FC beat Mpone White Birds 1-0 in the CEDMAS Top 8 final

“It is wonderful when a community comes together to support this celebration and programmes that improve our youth. I am also happy that the event has grown,” he said.


Naughty Boys FC beat Mpone White Birds 1-0 in the final to lift the trophy. For their efforts, they were presented with a cash prize of R15 000 and a floating trophy.

“This is an honour and privilege to win the tournament, especially from the dust hood. We started very slow, but at the end of the day, we managed to prosper,” said Naughty Boys FC head coach Thabiso Ngoepe.

“This is the motivation as young as they are. This shows that there is development in our village. We need this kind of initiative every year. One of the many benefits of regular exercise is increased and sustained energy throughout the day and this was key to our success.

“We feel honoured to be the team that wins the Ced Mas Top 8 tournament, I can guarantee that from the money that we have won, we are also going to spend it wisely and we will buy soccer boots for every player,” said Ngoepe.