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.

 


Sangomas questioned after murder of 2 Limpopo kids

2016-12-02 13:58

The mutilated bodies of two boys - aged 7 and 10 - have been discovered near Ga-Chuene in Thokgoaneng, Limpopo, police say.

Hunt laments missed chances in first loss

2016-11-30 12:57

Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt believes his team deserved better than the 2-0 loss at the hands of fellow title contenders SuperSport United.

No rewrite of leaked Limpopo maths exam

2016-11-28 21:50

Limpopo matric pupils will not need to rewrite a maths paper after it was leaked, the basic education department says.

A web of collusion and deceit in Limpopo dept

2016-11-27 12:21

Investigations show a litany of procurement transgressions and cover-up attempts in the Limpopo transport department.

Court hears of threats against witnesses in matric paper leak case

2016-11-23 22:25

The Giyani Magistrate's Court in Limpopo has heard that witnesses in a matric examination paper leak scandal are receiving deaths threats.

Prophet of Doom will be asked to stop - Tiger Brands

2016-11-21 17:33

The company that manufactures insect killer Doom on Monday expressed alarm at the actions of a Limpopo pastor, who sprayed the product into his congregants’ faces.

SAHRC goes to court on behalf of transgender pupil

2016-11-15 22:13

The Human Rights Commission is taking the Limpopo Department of Education to court after a transgender child couldn’t complete her schooling at a school in the province because she was humiliated and harassed.

Erotic game goes wrong as wedding ring 'strangles' man's penis

2016-11-14 14:02

A rare penile strangulation emergency, in which a man had put a wedding ring on his penis for erotic pleasure, has been described in the latest issue of the SA Medical Journal.

This is a national security risk

2016-11-13 06:00

State Security Agency says illegal military training is taking place at pilot training site.

Bafana should qualify for Russia - Pitso

2016-11-11 21:16

African Champions League-winning coach Pitso Mosimane believes that Bafana Bafana should have no difficulty qualifying for the 2018 World Cup to be staged in Russia.

 

Bail for Limpopo man accused of leaking matric exam paper

2016-12-01 20:05

A Limpopo businessman accused of leaking the Mathematics II exam paper to matric pupils has been granted R4 000 bail in the Giyani Magistrate’s Court.

Judicial system needs digital overhaul - Mogoeng

2016-11-29 18:36

If the judicial system in South Africa goes digital it will cut costs and result in speedier court processes, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng said on Tuesday.

Limpopo taxi driver shot dead behind the wheel by fellow driver

2016-11-28 14:10

A Limpopo taxi driver has been shot and killed by a fellow driver in what is suspected to be a flare up of violence over Limpopo taxi routes, say police.

School owner who 'leaked' matric exam denied bail

2016-11-24 17:05

A Limpopo school owner and maths teacher who allegedly distributed a leaked matric question paper has been denied bail by the Giyani Magistrate's Court.

Limpopo health dept wants Prophet of Doom examined

2016-11-22 17:01

The Limpopo health department wants a specialist to examine the “Prophet of Doom”, a spokesperson said.

More arrests expected in Limpopo exam paper leak

2016-11-16 18:48

An independent school owner has appeared in a Limpopo court for allegedly leaking a matric maths exam paper to pupils in Giyani.

Limpopo police kill two escapees in shootout

2016-11-15 17:19

Limpopo police have shot dead two men who escaped from custody in Phalaborwa, a spokesperson has said.

Limpopo residents attack pastors and congregation

2016-11-13 22:51

Limpopo police have launched a manhunt for a group of community members who attacked church pastors and their congregation in Mecklenburg outside Burgersfort.

We can't take political power for granted - Muthambi

2016-11-12 17:04

Limpopo African National Congress provincial executive committee member Faith Muthambi has warned that arrogance and failure to deliver on election promises could cost the ruling party its grip on power.

Limpopo man, 72, arrested for allegedly raping grandkids

2016-11-08 14:02

A 72-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly raped two of his grandchildren in Bolobedu, Limpopo police say.

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