Polokwane

About Polokwane

Polokwane is the capital city of the Limpopo province. The city lies roughly halfway between Gauteng and the Zimbabwean border. Polokwane is situated 1 200m above sea level and the diverse landscape makes it an ecotourism hub.

The discovery of world renowned archaeological sites, the Transfrontier Park, and game reserves attract tourists from around the world throughout the year. The other key economic sectors include agriculture and some of the world’s largest platinum, vanadium, chrome, titanium, and copper reserves.

Polokwane has a population of approximately 500 000. Polokwane International Airport services the region.

The city has a semi-arid climate with a summer rainy season and a pronounced dry spell during winter.

 


'Dangerous' prison escapees rearrested

2016-06-29 07:13

Two 'dangerous' inmates who escaped from Mogwase prison in Rustenburg have been rearrested, while six others are still on the run, correctional services says.

PICS: Father, sons beat up construction worker

2016-06-28 08:25

A father and his two sons allegedly beat up a foreman because a road leading to their business was closed for construction work, eyewitnesses have told News24.

Limpopo ANC, premier mourn agriculture MEC

2016-06-26 11:37

The African National Congress in Limpopo will continue with elections programme activities in honour of Agriculture MEC Joy Matshoge.

Three men in court for kidnap and R3m ransom plot

2016-06-24 22:34

Three men accused of kidnapping a woman earlier this year, appeared before the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court on Friday, the Hawks said.

Zim shop owner killed in Limpopo

2016-06-23 16:47

Five men have appeared in the Giyani Magistrate’s Court, charged with killing a Zimbabwean shop owner, Limpopo police say.

Colleagues in shock after Limpopo ranger killed by poachers

2016-06-21 12:18

Members of a Limpopo anti-poaching unit are "shocked and completely bewildered" after a fellow ranger, 24, was shot dead by poachers.

Limpopo teen arrested for raping his granny

2016-06-14 10:33

A teenage boy has been arrested for raping his 77-year-old grandmother in Mhlava Cross, Tzaneen, Limpopo police say.

EFF member shot while handing out party flyers

2016-06-08 16:00

Police in Limpopo have launched a manhunt after an EFF member was shot and injured in Polokwane while handing out party flyers in the run-up to the upcoming local government elections.

Hawks prioritising Northam Platinum mine murders

2016-06-07 11:05

The Hawks are investigating the murders of two rival union members employed at Northam Platinum, the company says.

Limpopo unions clash after NUM mineworker is shot dead

2016-06-06 11:45

The fatal shooting of a Northam Platinum mineworker has resulted in clashes between rival unions, Limpopo police say.

 

Groblersdal residents rally around foreman beaten by sons, dad

2016-06-28 22:26

A father and his two sons who allegedly beat up a construction worker have appeared in the Groblersdal Magistrate’s Court.

Vuwani matriculants to be assisted ahead of exams

2016-06-26 21:30

Grade 12 pupils from the troubled Vuwani area in Limpopo will be assisted with their final exams after their schools were burnt down and vandalised in recent protests, government has said.

Limpopo MEC killed in crash

2016-06-26 08:54

Limpopo Agriculture MEC, Joy Matshoge, has been killed in a car crash outside Mokopane.

2 arrested after allegedly hijacking cigarette van in Limpopo

2016-06-24 13:11

Two men have been arrested after they allegedly hijacked a van and stole cigarettes worth R100 000 at Parakisi village, in Limpopo, police say.

Teaching situation dire in Vuwani

2016-06-22 09:47

Many Vuwani pupils will have to take their lessons under trees this winter while some will have to repeat the academic year following protests in May, says a humanitarian organisation.

Limpopo man wrongly jailed for murder wants R28m

2016-06-21 11:46

Marcus Nndateni Mulaudzi intends to sue the State for R28m after he spent 10 years in jail for a murder he did not commit.

Wildlife phone apps cause chaos in Kruger

2016-06-08 16:28

Phone apps that track wildlife sightings in the Kruger Park have caused a rise in road rage, road-kills and speeding as tourists rush to viewing spots, officials say.

Rapist sentenced to 30 years after child spots him two years later

2016-06-07 21:55

A 27-year-old man from Mojeteng, Maake village, in Tzaneen has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after one of the children he raped identified him two years after the incident.

Limpopo Amcu member stabbed with assegai, NUM member shot

2016-06-06 13:48

Two rival union members have been killed in Northam, Limpopo police say.

Limpopo woman set alight during robbery

2016-06-01 19:02

A Limpopo woman is in hospital after a man allegedly poured petrol over her and set her alight during an armed robbery, police say.

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