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.


Police team tracking robbers wounded in attempted heist

2017-06-26 16:28

Police in Limpopo say cash-in-transit robbers were wounded during a shootout with security guards at Georges valley near Tzaneen.

Alleged rhino poaching brothers win bail, vow to fight US extradition

2017-06-23 22:35

Alleged rhino poachers, brothers Dawie and Janneman Groenewald, have been released from police custody after posting bail in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court.

Lawyer expected in dock for farm shooting

2017-06-23 10:06

A prominent lawyer allegedly implicated in a farm shooting is set to appear in the Thabamoopo Magistrate's Court.

Limpopo lawyer sought for questioning in shooting of farm workers

2017-06-22 15:14

Police in Limpopo have called on a prominent lawyer to come forward to assist in connection with an investigation of attempted murder.

Municipalities need to go back to basics - Limpopo premier

2017-06-21 16:26

Limpopo Premier Stanley Mathabatha has said municipalities needed to go back to basics and that includes holding unethical leaders accountable.

Homes torched, shops looted after man stabbed in tavern

2017-06-20 14:45

At least four houses have been torched and shops were looted at Ga-Mothapo village after a man was stabbed to death at a local tavern.

Hunt on for farm attackers in NCape, Limpopo

2017-06-15 22:33

Police have appealed for help in tracking down the perpetrators of two separate farm attacks - in Limpopo and the Northern Cape.

Limpopo teen held for allegedly killing would-be rapist with his knife

2017-06-12 11:00

A 17-year-old girl is in custody after apparently fatally stabbing a man who wanted to rape her in Sofaya Village, Limpopo police have said.

Illegal miners arrested in Limpopo, machinery confiscated

2017-06-09 16:51

Police say they have arrested four illegal miners and confiscated mining plant equipment in the Sekhukhune mining district.

Headless body found in Limpopo

2017-06-07 12:07

Police in Limpopo are investigating a possible murder after the gruesome discovery of human remains in the Waterberg mountains.


Burgersfort guard killed as gang of 18 robs ATMs

2017-06-24 18:18

Limpopo police have been on the hunt for an 18-strong gang which killed a security guard at a bank robbery at the Twin City shopping centre in Burgersfort.

272 initiation schools set to open in Limpopo

2017-06-23 10:42

At least 272 initiation school will be opened this season in Limpopo.

Interpol arrests two Limpopo brothers for fraud, money laundering

2017-06-22 22:46

The Interpol task team has arrested professional hunting brothers, Dawie Groenewald, and Janneman, in Polokwane, Limpopo.

Preliminary inquiry for teen accused of killing would-be rapist

2017-06-21 20:58

A 17-year-old Limpopo girl, who allegedly killed a man who was trying to rape her, is part of a preliminary inquiry aimed at deciding how the case should proceed.

Man killed, wife injured in Limpopo farm attack

2017-06-21 14:22

A 67-year-old man was killed and his wife seriously injured after they were attacked in their home in Cheerio Farm, Haenertsburg, Limpopo police say.

Teen girl allegedly dumped baby son into pit toilet in Limpopo

2017-06-18 22:07

A 14-year-old girl is set to appear in court for allegedly throwing her baby into a pit toilet in Bolobedu, Limpopo police said.

Mob attacks man after he allegedly snatches girl, 5, from mother

2017-06-12 21:15

A suspected kidnapper is in hospital after a group attacked him after he allegedly tried to kidnap a child from her mother's arms at Seshego Zone 1.

Woman’s mutilated body found in Limpopo

2017-06-10 13:40

A massive manhunt has been launched after the discovery of a mutilated body of a woman in a bush outside Maungani village, Thohoyandou.

Man arrested for allegedly killing ex-girlfriend, burying her in shallow grave

2017-06-08 19:23

A Limpopo man has been arrested after he allegedly killed his ex-girlfriend and buried her in a shallow grave at Mahlasedi village near Tom Burke.

Serial rhino poaching brothers denied bail by Limpopo court

2017-06-06 18:43

Two brothers accused of rhino poaching were dllklllenied bail on Friday after a marathon five-month bail hearing in the Makhado Magistrate's Court.

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