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.


Give villagers free water from your boreholes, Shivambu tells aspirant councillors

2016-07-27 11:16

EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu has called on his party's councillor candidates to offer free water to fellow villagers.

Brits radio station the target of on-air death threats

2016-07-23 18:17

Threats made against the station manager and other employees of Brits community radio station Madibeng FM are a seriously concern, the Right2Know (R2K) Campaign has said.

Teen dies after freak shooting accident

2016-07-22 14:01

A teenage girl has been accidentally shot and killed with a pellet gun on a farm in Polokwane.

1 dead, 10 hurt in Tzaneen bakkie smash

2016-07-17 11:06

One person has been killed and ten others injured after the bakkie they were travelling in overturned in Tzaneen, Limpopo, paramedics say.

Tribalism, fear still the order of the day in Vuwani

2016-07-17 08:29

Tribalism and fear continue to grip certain parts of Vuwani in Limpopo with some residents afraid to speak out against problems in the area.

Sanitation a huge problem for Polokwane - Mayor

2016-07-16 12:00

Polokwane mayor Thembisile Nkadimeng says the local municipality is struggling to provide sanitation to its many rural residents.

We must shake up the ANC by not voting for them - Limpopo villagers

2016-07-14 15:12

Some residents of Mmakotse village outside Lebowakgomo in Limpopo say they will not be voting for the ANC, in the hope of sending a strong message to the party.

'What is the point of voting?' - Ga-Molekana residents

2016-07-12 22:55

Some residents of a village near Mokopane have lost faith in the government and politicians and questioned the purpose of voting.

Limpopo community beats alleged kidnapper to death

2016-07-12 13:10

A man who was accused of kidnapping a local in a Limpopo village has been allegedly beaten to death by residents.

Alleged witch-killer burnt to death in Limpopo

2016-07-11 20:02

A Limpopo man who allegedly took part in the murder of an 82-year-old woman was killed in a mob justice attack, police said on Monday.


Limpopo boy opts for second circumcision to become 'man'

2016-07-23 21:44

A 14-year-old Limpopo boy who wanted to stop his peers from laughing at him for choosing medical circumcision opted to undergo a second surgery - this time at a traditional circumcision school.

Armed robbers open fire at Limpopo shopping mall

2016-07-22 16:04

Police in Limpopo have launched a manhunt after a cash-in-transit robbery at a mall in Tzaneen.

ANC improved our lives - Giyani entrepreneur

2016-07-17 14:45

A Giyani entrepreneur says people should not turn their backs on the ANC as the party was responsible for many positive changes in the Limpopo town.

Cut politicians' salaries to employ more people - Vuwani DA candidate

2016-07-17 10:00

A Democratic Alliance ward candidate in Vuwani, Limpopo says the only way to ensure that everyone has a better life is to cut the salaries of politicians earning a lot of money.

Better management, more services - Polokwane mayor

2016-07-16 14:07

Improving its financial affairs has meant the Polokwane local municipality has been able to deliver services to its residents, mayor Thembisile Nkadimeng says.

Maimane just a front for whites, but I won't vote ANC - first-time voter

2016-07-14 17:05

A first-time voter from Turfloop in Limpopo is in two minds about who she should vote for in the local government elections.

Polokwane doctor arrested for fraud

2016-07-12 22:58

A doctor is expected to appear in a Limpopo court for allegedly stealing medicine from the provincial health department, the Hawks said on Tuesday.

We will win all Limpopo municipalities - EFF

2016-07-12 20:45

The EFF plans to wrest control of all 25 of Limpopo's municipalities from the ANC in the local government elections in August.

22 life terms for serial rapist linked to 32 attacks

2016-07-11 22:23

Serial rapist Jonas Kgabo Moshabi has been sentenced to 22 life sentences for raping 32 women, the NPA says.

2 arrested in Limpopo after severed head found wrapped in newspaper

2016-07-11 15:06

Two people have been arrested after a severed head was found in their possession in Mahwereleng, Limpopo, say police.

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