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.


Father murdered his 4 kids to get back at wife - prosecutor

2016-04-28 15:30

A Limpopo father, who was convicted of killing his four children, used them as pawns to hurt his wife, the State prosecutor has told court.

Humble yourself when people don’t want you - Zuma

2016-04-27 20:00

President Jacob Zuma says leaders should humble themselves when the people no longer want them to be in charge.

Go out and vote - Zuma

2016-04-27 15:17

President Jacob Zuma has called on all South Africans to exercise their democratic right by going out in their numbers to vote.

Economy must not be skewed on racial lines - Zuma

2016-04-27 13:22

The economy of the country cannot be skewed along racial lines and should be shared by all, Jacob Zuma has told a Freedom Day rally in Limpopo.

Honour those who died for our freedom - Limpopo premier

2016-04-27 12:40

Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha has called on South Africans to honour those who died in the pursuit of democracy by celebrating with dignity.

Limpopo father who slit his sons' throats found guilty

2016-04-26 12:15

A Limpopo father who killed his four sons by slitting their throats has been found guilty in the Limpopo High Court in Polokwane.

1 killed, another injured in Limpopo mob justice attacks

2016-04-25 17:00

A suspected criminal is dead after being necklaced in Limpopo, while another is in a critical condition, police say.

Hard to accept his death, says family of slain Limpopo cop

2016-04-20 16:31

The family of a police officer killed by an alleged armed robber in Mogashoa village in Sekhukhune, Limpopo, says his death is hard to accept.

Resort owner who asked black teenager to leave pool apologises

2016-04-18 16:32

The holiday resort owner in Modimolle, Limpopo, who asked a black teenager to leave a swimming pool “out of respect for other people” has signed a public apology.

ANC Limpopo accepts Zuma apology

2016-04-12 10:05

The ANC in Limpopo says it accepts the National Working Committee's acceptance of President Jacob Zuma's apology and will discuss the the Constitutional Court's ruling with its structures and partners.


Zuma: Some politicians abusing political rights

2016-04-28 09:06

President Jacob Zuma had strong words for politicians who he said were abusing their rights and said they must be exposed.

Violent protests undermine our freedom - Zuma

2016-04-27 16:18

President Jacob Zuma says violent protests are undermining the freedom and democracy for which many people fought and died.

Don't allow people to discredit the country - Zuma

2016-04-27 14:05

Don't allow people to discredit the country for their own personal gain, President Jacob Zuma has told a Freedom Day rally in Limpopo.

Thousands turn out for Freedom Day celebrations

2016-04-27 12:42

Thousands of South Africans have turned out at the Giyani Stadium in Limpopo to celebrate Freedom Day.

Zuma will finish his term - Mthethwa

2016-04-27 12:37

President Jacob Zuma will not be removed from office and will complete his second term, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says.

Trial of father accused of slitting his sons' throats postponed

2016-04-25 18:13

The trial of a Limpopo man, accused of killing his four sons by slitting their throats, has been postponed in the Limpopo High Court.

Limpopo court case could derail elections

2016-04-22 13:14

Protests have turned violent outside the Limpopo High Court during hearings into a municipal demarcation case that could derail the local government elections.

Limpopo cop killed in shoot-out

2016-04-19 11:23

A Limpopo police officer has been killed in a shoot-out with a suspected armed robber that had been tracked to a shack in Sekhukhune, police say.

Truck driver in fatal Collins Chabane crash pleads guilty

2016-04-14 17:30

The driver of the truck who was involved in a crash that killed Public Services and Administration Minister Collins Chabane has pleaded guilty.

Limpopo family found burnt to death in locked room

2016-04-03 17:00

Police are investigating a triple murder after two elderly people and a teenager were found burnt to death at their home in Mahwibidung village, outside Tzaneen, Limpopo police say.

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