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 Treasury MEC booted out

2015-05-27 15:49

Limpopo Treasury MEC Rudolph Phala has lost his position on Premier Stan Mathabatha’s executive committee following a provincial cabinet reshuffle.

Alleged wife killer had rights violated, court told

2015-05-25 21:13

Police violated alleged wife killer Rameez Patel's rights during his arrest, the Polokwane Magistrate's Court has heard.

Man killed, teen injured in Limpopo aircraft crash

2015-05-25 10:31

A 49-year-old man has died and his 16-year-old nephew has been seriously injured in a light aircraft crash near Ditlou, Limpopo police say.

Violence erupts over 'botched' graves relocation

2015-05-22 17:15

Residents have staged a violent protest over an allegedly botched graves relocation project at Angloplat mine in Limpopo.

Limpopo cabinet reshuffle looming

2015-05-21 12:58

Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha is expected to demote at least two MEC’s when he reshuffles his cabinet before the end of this month.

Snake-infested Limpopo school waiting for mobile classrooms

2015-05-19 17:31

A crumbling, snake-infested school in a village near the Limpopo capital of Polokwane is hoping to get mobile classrooms soon.

Boy, 15, arrested for stabbing fellow pupil

2015-05-18 09:17

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested for the killing of a 17-year-old boy at Mogapeng village near Tzaneen, Limpopo police say.

Chabane crash case postponed to August

2015-05-15 15:34

The trial of a truck driver who allegedly crashed into a vehicle carrying public service minister Collins Chabane and his two bodyguards has again been postponed.

Second suspect arrested in Limpopo human trafficking case

2015-05-14 19:05

A second suspect has been arrested in the Mankweng Magistrate’s Court in connection with the human trafficking of 19 Ethiopians.

ANC, ANCWL supporting different parties at Patel's bail hearing

2015-05-12 19:19

Crowds supporting both the victim and the murder accused have gathered outside the Polokwane Magistrate's Court as the bail application of Limpopo businessman Rameez Patel's was again delayed.

 

Tender halted after tender box blown up in Limpopo

2015-05-27 08:19

A multimillion rand government tender has been delayed in Limpopo after a tender box was blown up at the provincial education department's offices in Polokwane.

Alleged wife killer smiles as witness contradicts himself

2015-05-25 15:51

Businessman Rameez Patel, who has applied for bail on a charge of murdering his wife, smiled in court as a key State witness repeatedly contradicted himself over gunshot residue tests.

Alleged Limpopo wife killer back in court

2015-05-25 07:03

Polokwane businessman Rameez Patel, who is accused of killing his wife Fatima, is expected to continue his bail application.

More witnesses expected in Patel bail bid

2015-05-21 19:07

More witnesses are expected to be called by prosecutors in the bail application of murder-accused Limpopo businessman Rameez Patal, the Polokwane Magistrate's Court has heard.

Security gate checked in Patel murder case

2015-05-20 15:18

An in loco inspection has been conducted in Polokwane at the home of a Limpopo businessman accused of killing his wife and then allegedly staging a robbery.

ANC facing looming political disaster - Nxesi

2015-05-19 08:16

Public Works Minister and ANC NEC member Thulas Nxesi has warned of a looming political disaster facing the ruling party if it does not revisit the operating strategy it once employed when waging war against apartheid.

Polokwane municipal manager suspended

2015-05-17 13:27

The Polokwane municipality has announced that its municipal manager has been suspended pending an investigation into undisclosed allegations.

Limpopo mine operating again after protests

2015-05-14 20:36

Bokoni Platinum mine workers have returned to work after three days of violent community protests.

Protester shot dead in Limpopo mine unrest

2015-05-13 12:01

At least one protester has been shot dead and another shot and wounded at Atok near Bokoni Platinum mine in Limpopo, police say.

ANC disowns murder accused Patel’s supporters as ‘rented crowd’

2015-05-12 17:01

The ANC in Limpopo says supporters of murder accused businessman Rameez Patel, who protested outside court in ANC colours, are a “rented crowd”.

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