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.


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.

Limpopo govt gets young blood with new appointment

2016-09-14 16:53

Limpopo Premier Stanley Mathabatha has included some "new blood" his cabinet.

'You can't eat self-pity' – Motshekga to Vuwani pupils

2016-09-13 10:34

Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga has warned pupils of violence-crippled Vuwani that they should expect no sympathy when they sit for exams, adding that no special examinations would be arranged.

Rhinos fight back, disarm alleged poacher in Limpopo

2016-09-10 13:30

A group of rhino stormed a trio of alleged poachers, disarming one and damaging a gun on a farm in Bela-Bela, Limpopo police say.

Manhunt underway for killers of Limpopo girl, 10

2016-09-08 21:06

Limpopo police have appealed for help in finding the killers of a 10-year-old girl found buried in a shallow grave between the Giyani stadium and Ngove village.


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.

Tzaneen mayor gets his repossessed car back

2016-09-15 12:40

The mayor of Tzaneen’s R1.2m Mercedes-Benz 4x4, which was repossessed due to debt owed to a stationery company, has been returned to him.

'Bad blesser' jailed for killing girlfriend

2016-09-14 11:28

A Limpopo pastor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for shooting and killing his girlfriend when she called him a bad blesser, the National Prosecuting Authority says.

Limpopo police probe string of slayings

2016-09-11 20:08

Limpopo police are investigating a string of murders that occurred on Saturday night in close succession.

Agreement reached to pay Limpopo's temporary teachers

2016-09-10 07:19

Temporary teachers in Limpopo who have not been paid since April will get their salaries later this month, Sadtu says.

Former Limpopo mayor grateful after his kidnapped sister is found in clinic

2016-09-08 11:43

Former Mopani district mayor Joshua Matlou has thanked residents and police after his sister was found alive at a local clinic, after apparently being kidnapped.

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