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.


Missing Limpopo boy's body found

2016-05-30 22:00

A 9-year-old boy has been found dead after he was allegedly murdered by his mother’s boyfriend in Limpopo, police say.

Williams proud of debutant Pule

2016-05-30 18:13

SuperSport United goalkeeper Ronwen Williams praised stand-in debutant Boalefa Pula after his debut start in Saturday's Nedbank Cup final.

Traffic halted as escaped elephants herded 10km back to reserve

2016-05-30 16:00

Traffic on a public road outside Hoedspruit in Limpopo has been brought to a standstill after two bull elephants were herded more than 10km back to their home in the Balule Nature Reserve.

'I even blamed God' - Limpopo man who spent 10 years in jail for murder he didn't commit

2016-05-30 08:14

Marcus Nndateni Mulaudzi, who was acquitted of murder after spending 10 years in jail, says the experience was horrible because he couldn't accept being convicted for something he didn't do.

Limpopo village cricket team takes field of dreams to YouTube

2016-05-26 11:21

A chance drive near the rural village of Ga-Sekororo, in Limpopo, has exposed a burgeoning passion for cricket in a community that lives on very little.

Another school burnt down in Vuwani

2016-05-24 18:56

Another school in Vuwani, Limpopo was burnt down on Monday, Co-operative Governance Minister Des van Rooyen has said.

Vuwani's inter-ministerial committee to give update

2016-05-24 08:45

Vuwani's inter-ministerial committee is set to brief the media on the state of affairs in the area following days of violent protest that left 50 of its schools either burnt or vandalised.

Vuwani teachers too scared to go back to work

2016-05-19 17:24

Teachers in Vuwani, where 50 schools have been burnt down or vandalised this month, are too scared to go back to work, a union official says.

Elections must go ahead no matter what - IEC

2016-05-17 17:32

The August 3 municipal elections cannot be postponed, even in strife-torn areas like Vuwani, Electoral Commission of SA vice chairperson Terry Tselane says.

Direct anger at ANC, not schools, Shivambu tells Vuwani residents

2016-05-17 11:07

EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu has again told the people of Vuwani in Limpopo to direct their anger at the ANC.


Fear still keeping Vuwani schools closed

2016-05-30 18:35

Children in Vuwani are still losing out on school lessons, as the area is still not totally stable following violent protests, the education department says.

Limpopo farmworker arrested after two 5-year-old girls found hanged

2016-05-30 17:09

Limpopo police have arrested a 42-year-old farmworker suspected of killing two 5-year-old girls from Ribone village in Gilead, police say.

Matsatsantsa rewarded for Nedbank Cup win

2016-05-30 13:57

SuperSport United chairperson Khulu Sibiya praises the team with their lucrative victory over Pirates at the weekend.

Fleeing burglars kill Limpopo cop

2016-05-28 10:44

A 52-year-old police officer was shot and killed while attending to a burglary in Ritavi in the early hours of the morning, Limpopo police have said.

R100m plant a boost for Limpopo tomato farmers

2016-05-25 17:49

Tomato farmers in the Mopani district of Limpopo are set for a huge boost following the launch of a R100m processing plant in Modjadjiskloof, Tzaneen by Dursots-All Joy.

Vuwani picks up the pieces at a hefty price tag

2016-05-24 16:14

The department of basic education has bought 76 mobile classrooms at a cost of R245 000 each to get teaching back on track in Vuwani, following the devastation caused by a demarcation protest.

Mobile classrooms delivered to Vuwani - education dept

2016-05-19 18:13

More than 30 mobile classrooms have already been delivered to help those pupils whose schools were burnt down or vandalised during protests in Vuwani, the Limpopo education department says.

R1m in damage as students torch Limpopo college

2016-05-18 20:17

The failure to announce the outcome of an SRC election resulted in students burning cars, a library and office furniture at the Sekhukhune TVET College, its principal says.

Vuwani crisis: ANC blames cowards, opposition blames ANC

2016-05-17 14:35

Opposition parties have placed the blame for the outbreak of violent protests in Vuwani, Limpopo, squarely on the ANC's shoulders during a debate on the crisis in Parliament.

Vuwani pupils, teachers still afraid to return to school - MEC

2016-05-16 18:00

Teachers and pupils in Vuwani and surrounding villages are still afraid to return to school because they are being intimidated, Limpopo Education MEC Ishmael Kgetjepe says

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