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.


Suspected robbers elated at release

2015-04-16 19:34

Two Mozambican nationals accused of robbing a shop belonging to an Indian national have walked free when the case was provisionally struck from the court roll.

MK leader threatens Vavi's life

2015-04-15 07:29

An Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association Limpopo leader has threatened to kill ousted Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, accusing him of betraying the trade union federation.

We must look after our fellow Africans - Mbete

2015-04-13 17:30

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has ordered ANC leaders to return the favour other African countries offered, when its members were in exile during apartheid, and stop xenophobic attacks.

Chiefs win yellow card affair

2015-04-09 21:02

Kaizer Chiefs have edged AmaZulu in a PSL match at Peter Mokaba Stadium, with Bernard Parker scoring the only goal of the game.

10 dead in horrific Limpopo crash

2015-04-03 16:17

Seven adults and three children have been killed in a crash on the N1 in Limpopo, according to provincial police.

Man to appear in court over Chabane plot claims

2015-04-02 05:39

The man who made allegations on Facebook that late public service minister Collins Chabane was assassinated is set to appear in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court.

Man questioned over Chabane plot claims

2015-04-01 09:27

A man has been taken in for questioning after making allegations on Facebook that Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane was assassinated, Limpopo police say.

Girl, 5, burns to death in Limpopo fire

2015-03-23 10:01

A 5-year-old girl has burnt to death while sleeping alone in a shack while her mother was out, Limpopo police say.

Thousands gather for Chabane's funeral

2015-03-21 07:49

Thousands of people have already started arriving in Xikundu, Limpopo, for the funeral of public service and administration minister, Collins Chabane, according to reports.

Woman recounts brutal Bela-Bela attack

2015-03-19 12:19

A woman whose fiancé was stabbed to death in an attack on their smallholding in Bela-Bela has told how she fought off the attackers and prayed for strength when one of them tried to rape her.


Vavi too busy to appeal expulsion - Dlamini

2015-04-15 08:27

Zwelinzima Vavi is showing no sign of appealing his expulsion as he's too busy with 'this new thing, dividing Cosatu even further', says president Sdumo Dlamini.

5 alleged rhino poachers in Limpopo court

2015-04-14 09:45

Five alleged rhino poachers have appeared in the Phalaborwa Magistrate’s Court after being arrested over the weekend, Limpopo police say.

32 injured, three killed in accidents countrywide

2015-04-10 12:25

Thirty-two people have been injured and three people killed in road accidents around the country since Thursday night.

Limpopo Easter road death toll increases

2015-04-05 13:25

Four accidents over the last 24 hours have brought the Easter death toll on Limpopo’s roads to 35, the provincial transport department says.

Chabane plot man released on warning

2015-04-02 12:54

The man who made allegations on Facebook that late Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane was assassinated has been released on a warning.

Limpopo municipal manager dismissed

2015-04-01 20:02

Willy Kekana, the embattled municipal manager of Mogalakwena, in Limpopo, has been dismissed after he was found guilty on 19 charges of misconduct, including paying salaries to sacked councillors.

Truck driver in Collins Chabane crash gets bail

2015-03-31 11:30

The truck driver involved in the crash which killed Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane and two of his bodyguards has been granted bail.

Chabane's burial day symbolic - Zuma

2015-03-21 15:58

President Jacob Zuma says the burial of the late Public Service and Administration Minister, Collins Chabane, on Human Rights Day, is symbolic.

Ramaphosa in Namibia for inauguration

2015-03-20 21:55

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Windhoek, Namibia, ahead of Dr Hage Geingob's inauguration.

Awaiting trial prisoners escape in Modimolle

2015-03-18 12:30

Three awaiting trial prisoners have escaped from a police vehicle in Modimolle, Limpopo police say.

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