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.


Gauteng golden oldies to hit the sportsfield

2016-10-23 21:27

One hundred and six elderly Gauteng residents are set to participate in the national sporting Golden Games to be held in Limpopo this year, the provincial government says.

Infighting will destroy new municipality's hopes, says Premier

2016-10-18 13:47

Limpopo Premier Stanley Mathabatha has warned that infighting in the ANC could destroy the future of the province's newly-merged Collins Chabane Local Municipality.

Missing 10-year-old found dead

2016-10-10 22:16

Two elderly women in search of firewood have discovered the body of a 10-year-old girl who went missing in Capricorn Park, Morebeng, last week, police have said.

Three killed while loading sand onto truck

2016-10-08 13:53

Three people have died killed when a truck they were loading fell on top of them at a river bed in Limpopo, police say.

Police, NGO team up to fight human trafficking

2016-10-04 08:06

Limpopo police and an NGO have teamed up in a bid to combat an increase in human trafficking in the province, they have announced.

Green Scorpions to probe suspicious deaths of Limpopo crocs

2016-09-30 12:57

Four crocodiles have been discovered poisoned on the banks of the Letaba River near Tzaneen in Limpopo, according to police.

Limpopo councillor accuses fellow resident of defamation

2016-09-28 12:30

A Limpopo ward councillor has opened a case of defamation against a fellow community member following a spat over committee appointments.

Diamonds in the rolls of this cheat: Truck driver bust for smuggling

2016-09-28 08:11

A truck driver has been arrested at the Beitbridge border post for allegedly trying to smuggle diamonds and gold in toilet rolls, and then bribe an official, Limpopo police say.

Limpopo government investigating illegal hunting

2016-09-23 22:44

The Limpopo department of environment and tourism is investigating a case of suspected illegal game hunting in Polokwane.

Poaching epidemic may lead to 'first hornless rhino herd'

2016-09-20 08:34

Saving the Survivors, a group which cares for injured rhino attacked by poachers, has a special idea that they hope will pay off.


Dispute over CCTV footage at alleged wife killer's trial

2016-10-18 19:13

The lawyer for a Limpopo businessman accused of staging a house robbery and killing his wife has vowed to oppose video evidence presented to the court.

Shelve chores and let kids study, Limpopo MEC urges parents

2016-10-17 17:25

Limpopo Education MEC Ishmail Kgetjepe has urged parents to give their children time to study, instead of expecting them to perform daily household chores.

Limpopo doctor wanted for murder

2016-10-08 22:22

Limpopo police have launched a manhunt for a medical doctor in Thohoyandou, Limpopo after a woman was found stabbed to death outside a hospital.

Doctor sought after student found dead

2016-10-08 13:17

A University of Venda student has been found stabbed to death at the house of her boyfriend, a medical doctor, Limpopo police say.

University of Limpopo protest damage minimal

2016-10-01 09:09

The decision to suspend classes at the University of Limpopo earlier this week has helped the institution avert costly destruction of infrastructure, it says.

University of Limpopo students stranded outside campus

2016-09-28 22:44

The University of Limpopo's eviction order stating that students vacate the campus has left some of them stranded.

'He hasn't told us about the missing body parts of our child'

2016-09-28 11:21

The family of a Limpopo woman murdered by a sangoma for her body parts still have unanswered questions.

Lawyer ‘hijacks’ directorship

2016-09-25 00:00

Land reform beneficiaries in Limpopo are on the brink of losing their multimillion-rand farming enterprise. They are accusing their lawyer of hijacking their project.

WATCH: Limpopo vet presents world's first test-tube buffalo calf

2016-09-23 09:43

The first Cape buffalo calf conceived through in vitro fertilisation has been born on a game farm in Limpopo, in a breakthrough in the fight to preserve endangered animals.

VhaVenda king's brother suspicious of Zuma, coronation, bank loan

2016-09-16 06:50

A member of the VhaVenda royal family has questioned the timing of President Jacob Zuma's decision to coronate the incumbent VhaVenda king, who owns shares in VBS Mutual Bank which granted Zuma a loan to pay back the Nkandla money.

28 jobs in Polokwane

Latest Polokwane jobs

General Warehouse Supervisor

- Polokwane

Payroll Manager

R850 000 - R1 000 000 Per Year - Polokwane

Qualified Nurse

- Polokwane

Professional Quantity Surveyor

R40 000 - R80 000 Per Month - Polokwane

Recruitment Professional

- Polokwane

Categories of Top Jobs in Polokwane

More Jobs in Polokwane
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.