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.


R144m transformer installed in Acornhoek

2015-11-28 19:36

Eskom has installed a R144m transformer in Arconhoek in a bid to ensure reliable power supply to the communities in rural Bushbuckridge.

Limpopo community murders wife over husband's killing

2015-11-24 13:21

A tavern owner has been shot and killed during a robbery and his wife later attacked and killed by members of the community, Limpopo police say.

Wardrobe saves family as wall collapses in Limpopo storm

2015-11-23 12:21

Hundreds of families have been displaced and eight people are injured after heavy thunderstorms caused havoc in Limpopo's eastern districts at the weekend.

We just want to write our exams - TUT students

2015-11-23 09:00

Tshwane University of Technology students are living in fear as the institution is gripped by violent protests that have seen university property damaged.

Farmworker gunned down in Limpopo

2015-11-21 07:10

A Limpopo farmworker has been shot dead on the property where he was employed, police say.

Former Limpopo speaker's suspension lifted - ANC

2015-11-18 14:30

The ANC's Limpopo provincial executive committee has lifted former legislature speaker Merriam Ramadwa's suspension, even though she still faces a disciplinary hearing.

Father, who allegedly killed his sons, denied bail

2015-11-17 22:12

The Limpopo father, who allegedly slit the throats of his four sons, has been denied bail in the Magatle Periodic Court.

Limpopo farmer's murder - Five more arrested

2015-11-15 20:27

Five more suspects allegedly involved in the murder of a game farmer who was killed in Rooiberg near Bela Bela have been arrested.

Chilling letter by Limpopo 'killer father' read out in court

2015-11-12 16:30

The Limpopo father accused of slitting his four children's throats, has written a letter of apology from hospital to his wife, asking for forgiveness.

More charges could be added against 'bogus' doctor

2015-11-11 22:27

More charges may be added against a Nigerian man who allegedly pretended to be a doctor at a Limpopo hospital, the Polokwane Magistrate's Court has heard.


Over 17 000 matrics to rewrite leaked paper

2015-11-26 21:47

Thousands of Limpopo matrics will have to rewrite their Life Sciences exams after the paper was leaked - predominantly via WhatsApp.

TUT shuts down Soshanguve campuses

2015-11-23 14:54

Students at the Tshwane University of Technology have been given until the end of business on Monday to vacate both campuses in Soshanguve as the institution suspends activities for the rest of the year.

Rain making rituals continue despite uncertainty over Rain Queen

2015-11-23 10:12

There is no connection between the drought in five provinces and the controversies which have left South Africa without a rain queen, a spokesperson for the Royal Modjadji Nation says.

TUT exams 'postponed indefinitely'

2015-11-22 21:02

All examinations at the Tshwane University of Technology’s Soshanguve North and South campuses have been postponed indefinitely, the university has said on its website.

Chabane truck driver's case postponed

2015-11-20 12:26

The culpable homicide case against the Limpopo truck driver who was involved in the accident that claimed the life of late Public Service Minister Collins Chabane has been postponed in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court.

Child-headed home flattened by Limpopo hailstorms

2015-11-18 10:12

A child-headed household in Limpopo has been razed to the ground by hailstorms which ravaged parts of the province over the past three days.

Storm heads for Limpopo

2015-11-16 21:55

Residents of the Waterberg District of Limpopo have been advised to brace for a possible hail storm and strong winds, the SA Weather Service has warned.

Bela Bela game farmer murdered

2015-11-14 17:11

A 53-year-old game farmer has been killed in Rooiberg near Bela Bela, Limpopo police say.

Dad accused of slitting sons' throats back in court

2015-11-12 06:11

A Limpopo father accused of slitting his four boys' throats is expected to appear in the Magatle Periodic Court

Alleged bogus doctor to appear in court

2015-11-11 09:32

A Nigerian man who allegedly pretended to be a doctor at a Limpopo hospital is expected to apply for bail in a Polokwane court after apparently trying to bribe officials.

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