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.

 


Alleged Polokwane wife killer back in court

2015-07-07 05:32

The Limpopo businessman accused of murdering his wife is expected to be back in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court.

27 farm murders since the start of 2015

2015-07-02 13:07

There have been 116 farm attacks so far this year, with Limpopo and Mpumalanga experiencing the most attacks, AfriForum says.

6 steal police van while being escorted to court

2015-06-24 08:49

Six awaiting-trial prisoners have escaped after overpowering a police officer while being escorted to court, Limpopo police say.

5 killed in Polokwane car crash

2015-06-19 09:48

Five people have been killed and two others seriously injured after two vehicles collided in Polokwane in the early hours of the morning.

1976 youth did not fight for drugs and sex - Malema

2015-06-16 19:14

The 1976 generation did not fight for young people to be drug and alcohol addicts or engage in unprotected sex, EFF leader Julius Malema has told a Youth Day rally near Polokwane.

Heads of decapitated Limpopo pair recovered

2015-06-12 11:22

The heads of a couple decapitated in Limpopo last month have been recovered after the suspect in the case pointed out the area where he threw the heads off a cliff, police say.

Disteneng resident threatens officials after shacks demolished

2015-06-10 20:42

Residents of Disteneng informal settlement are angry after their shacks were demolished, with one threatening to kill municipality officials and then commit suicide.

7-year-old Limpopo girl still missing

2015-06-09 15:48

Police are still searching for missing seven-year-old child, Leago Mohlahla, helped by residents, the police's K9 unit as well as search and rescue officials.

Cops foil Polokwane robbery

2015-06-09 15:48

Limpopo police believe they have foiled the plans of four men who were allegedly on their way to carry out an armed robbery in Polokwane.

High court to hear online gambling case

2015-06-09 06:47

The High Court in Pretoria is expected to hear a case involving an illegal online gambling operation in Modimolle.

 

Three life sentences for man who raped, mutilated and murdered

2015-07-06 16:44

A Limpopo man's reign of terror has come to an end after he was sentenced to three life terms in prison for rape and murder. The man also mutilated a woman and tried to sell her body parts.

Bombs found on bus at Beitbridge border post

2015-06-24 21:18

Two hundred bombs have been found in a bus that had come from Zimbabwe at the Beitbridge border post, the SA Revenue Service says.

Limpopo communities get royalties for non-carb sweetener

2015-06-23 14:41

Two Limpopo communities are set to receive R2.6m in royalties for a plant hundreds of times sweeter than sugar.

Al-Bashir must rot in jail - Malema

2015-06-16 22:24

EFF leader Julius Malema says his party will persuade other African states to make an about-turn on Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, ensuring he “rots in jail”.

Limpopo municipality wants 35% power tariff hike

2015-06-12 16:05

The Mookgophong local municipality in Limpopo is applying for a 35% electricity tariff hike.

No arrests yet following Medupi shooting

2015-06-12 10:06

Police have made no arrests following the shooting of two of Eskom's Medupi workers in Limpopo.

Malamulele high school catches fire, exams disrupted

2015-06-10 10:04

A high school near Malamulele has caught fire, destroying exam papers and disrupting the mid-year exams, Limpopo police say.

'We want our land now' - Limpopo land claim beneficiaries

2015-06-09 15:48

Dozens of land claims beneficiaries and land activist organisations in Limpopo have marched to the provincial land claims commissioner, demanding that government speeds up the claims process.

Limpopo police in manhunt for escaped murder suspect

2015-06-09 15:13

Limpopo police have launched a manhunt after a murder, rape and robbery suspect escaped from police cells.

Handyman gets 25 years for murder

2015-06-05 20:51

A fired handyman has been sentenced to 25 years for the murder of his employer on her farm in Lephalale in January.

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