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 Limpopo farm attacker shot dead

2017-04-27 22:15

A suspected farm attacker was shot dead, while several others are still missing after they attacked an elderly couple at a farm in Lith outside Lephalale.

We must never apologise for righting the wrongs of apartheid - Premier Mathabatha

2017-04-27 17:36

South Africans must never apologise for wanting to fix the wrongs of apartheid's economic exclusion of black people in the country, Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha says.

Community rescues kidnapped woman from captors

2017-04-26 13:01

The Bakenberg community in Limpopo has been praised for rescuing a 50-year-old woman who was hijacked, raped and held captive by two men.

Limpopo man found murdered, mutilated

2017-04-24 14:53

A Limpopo man has been found murdered and his face mutilated.

Limpopo church and tavern face off in gun battle

2017-04-20 10:22

A Limpopo prophet and four church congregants are facing criminal charges after they allegedly launched an attack on a neighbouring tavern.

Limpopo's water situation improves

2017-04-19 18:50

Dam levels in Limpopo have reached satisfactory levels following recent rain, the provincial water affairs department has said.

34 die on Limpopo roads over Easter weekend

2017-04-19 12:24

At least 34 people have been killed on Limpopo roads during the Easter holiday weekend, says the provincial transport department.

2 die as car crashes into Vuwani barricade, bursts into flames

2017-04-19 08:22

Two people have died and a third has been seriously injured after the car they were travelling in crashed into a barricade and burst into flames on a road in protest-hit Vuwani, police say.

Our children will pay for nuclear deal - Maimane

2017-04-18 18:00

South Africa will forever be in debt if new Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba endorses a proposed nuclear deal, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has said.

AS IT HAPPENED: 'Jacob Zuma has united the country - against him' - Maimane

2017-04-18 09:46

During his address at the march against state capture to Limpopo Provincial Treasury, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has said that the recent actions of President Jacob Zuma has united the country... against him.


Four men held after missing woman found dead

2017-04-27 20:26

Four men have been arrested for allegedly killing a woman who has been missing for 10 days.

Govt must investigate alleged racism at Modimolle police station - Cosatu

2017-04-26 19:11

Cosatu has called on the government to investigate allegations of racism at the Modimolle police station in Limpopo.

Limpopo pensioner scoops R39m in Lotto Plus

2017-04-25 18:42

A pensioner in his late 60s who bought a R7,50 Lotto Plus ticket is now rich beyond his dreams

We've got to move on, Mbalula tells Vuwani protesters

2017-04-20 14:30

Police minister Fikile Mbalula has said the decision over the Vuwani demarcation has been made and cannot be reversed; protest action must end and pave way for peace.

Tshilo strike gives Polokwane win

2017-04-19 21:47

Thapelo Tshilo scored as Polokwane City beat Platinum Stars 1-0 in a PSL match at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium.

Key SA leopard population 'crashing', study warns

2017-04-19 18:19

The leopard population in a region of South Africa once thick with the big cats, is crashing, and could be wiped out within a few years, scientists have warned.

Phahlane condemns recent violence in Vuwani

2017-04-19 11:24

Acting National Police Commissioner Lieutenant-General Khomotso Phahlane has condemned the recent violence in Vuwani in Limpopo, following the deaths of two people.

More police in Vuwani as violence erupts again

2017-04-18 18:00

Police in Limpopo say they have increased manpower in Vuwani and surrounding areas after another eruption of violence.

EFF, Cope not joining Limpopo march against Zuma

2017-04-18 10:06

The EFF and Cope have said they will not be participating in the DA's planned march against President Jacob Zuma in Polokwane, citing logistical problems.

Opposition parties to march in Limpopo to protest state capture

2017-04-18 05:07

Opposition parties will be marching to the Limpopo Treasury in a protest against state capture, the DA says.

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