Polokwane

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.

 


Limpopo ANC Youth League disbanded again

2015-07-27 13:42

An ANC national task team has disbanded its two-month-old Youth League in Limpopo.

1 killed, 13 injured in Limpopo crashes

2015-07-25 08:00

One person has been killed and 13 others injured in a series of collisions in and around Tzaneen in Limpopo.

‘Modimolle Monster’ claims unfair trial

2015-07-22 15:54

The so-called "Modimolle Monster", Johan Kotzé, sentenced for the multiple rape, kidnap and attempted murder of his ex-wife Ina Bonette, and the murder of her son Conrad, is claiming his trial was unfair.

Protesters vow to keep up action against mines

2015-07-20 18:42

Mining development should correspond with the development of the communities, say protesters in Limpopo who have vented their frustration by barricading the R555 between Eerste Geluk and Burgersfort.

Suspects in mob violence case torch houses

2015-07-19 15:32

A group of people suspected of involvement in a mob justice attack torched five houses after police questioned and released them.

Five alleged Polokwane drug dealers in court

2015-07-19 13:36

Five alleged drug dealers have appeared in the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court on drug and firearm-related charges, Limpopo police say.

More accountants can help charter transformation - Nxasana

2015-07-17 20:58

Outgoing FirstRand Limited CEO Sizwe Nxasana believes that South Africa can change and transform the future of Africa by increasing its number of chartered accountants.

Corrupt cops in court for assisting smugglers

2015-07-16 22:09

Nineteen officers have appeared in the Sekgosese Regional Court on charges of theft, corruption and money laundering.

Bricks thrown, one shot at Limpopo ANC meeting

2015-07-14 20:44

Bricks have been thrown and a member shot during an ANC branch meeting in Limpopo.

Police need training in domestic violence cases - NGO

2015-07-13 21:12

Police need more training in dealing with domestic violence cases, a Limpopo-based victim support group says.

 

Company in textbooks scandal takes tablet contract for schools

2015-07-26 16:02

EduSolutions, the company that failed to deliver textbooks to schools in Limpopo, is now supplying tablet computers, laptops and e-textbooks worth R200m to schools in Gauteng.

Limpopo prison breakers rearrested

2015-07-22 19:13

Three of five awaiting trial prisoners who escaped police custody in Limpopo have been rearrested, police say.

Five escape from Limpopo prison exercise yard

2015-07-21 12:09

A group of Limpopo awaiting trial prisoners decided to flex their muscles a little more than usual in the exercise yard and have managed to cut through wire mesh and escape into the night.

Tobacco giant gets free police protection

2015-07-19 16:34

Despite profits of R81bn a year, British American Tobacco has enjoyed escorts from highly trained police officers – free of charge – to ensure cigarettes are delivered safely

Limpopo man killed by buffalo

2015-07-19 14:56

A buffalo has attacked and killed a man at a breeding farm in Gravelotte, Limpopo, paramedics say.

SA rhino orphanage cares for victims of poachers

2015-07-18 09:44

They are the most vulnerable victims of South Africa's rhino poaching scourge, the baby rhinos that survive the shooting deaths of their mothers.

R35m lottery boost for Limpopo sports complex

2015-07-17 16:58

The National Lottery Commission has allocated R35m for the development of a sports complex in Limpopo, it says.

Another vehicle torched on Limpopo 'road of fire'

2015-07-15 16:21

Nineteen people have been arrested after a minibus transporting miners was torched along the R555, Limpopo police say.

Escaped murder suspect nabbed in Limpopo

2015-07-14 11:56

A dangerous suspect wanted for hijacking, armed robberies and murder who escaped from a Limpopo magistrate’s court last month, has been rearrested.

Limpopo motorists warned to steer clear after protesters burn truck

2015-07-13 15:38

Motorists in Limpopo have been asked to avoid the R555 between Burgersfort and Eerste Geluk after protesting residents set fire to a truck.

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