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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 aims to champion cervical cancer campaign for girls

2017-08-21 21:22

Limpopo's health department is stepping up the roll out of cervical cancer vaccines for school going girls.

Journalists stage walk-out from Sassa briefing after waiting two hours for minister

2017-08-17 13:41

Disgruntled journalists have staged a walk-out after Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini was two hours late for a media briefing in Polokwane.

ANC leaders wants Guptas out

2017-08-15 16:30

ANC leaders in Limpopo and Mpumalanga say the Guptas power to influence government must be eliminated.

No witch hunt against MPs - Limpopo and Mpumalanga ANC leaders appeal

2017-08-15 12:12

ANC leaders in Mpumalanga and Limpopo have said a witch hunt against MPs who voted with the opposition during motion of no confidence is not a cure the party needs.

'I'm not going to make it' - farmer after attack

2017-08-11 21:06

A man who had heart surgery has died after being attacked with a steel pipe on his farm.

Limpopo nurse convicted of stealing ARVs

2017-08-11 19:12

A Limpopo nurse has been fined R20 000 or four years imprisonment after she was convicted of stealing ARVs at a local hospital, the Hawks in Limpopo says.

Limpopo woman in court for death of week-old infant

2017-08-03 20:02

A Limpopo woman who had allegedly killed her week old baby has been released on R500 bail by the Magatle Magistrate's Court.

Limpopo men charged with illegal chrome mining granted bail

2017-08-01 18:33

Two men allegedly involved in an illegal chrome mining syndicate in Limpopo have each been granted R8 000 bail by the Thabamoopo Magistrate’s Court.

Angry Limpopo community burns thief to death

2017-07-30 15:37

Angry community members have burnt a man to death after he and three other men robbed a liquor store at Ga-Mphusheng village near Lebowakgomo.

Polokwane municipality removes illegal occupants

2017-07-25 22:30

A group of Polokwane shack dwellers have been evicted from land earmarked for a low-cost housing development.

 

Rhino farmer and wife killed on their farm

2017-08-20 19:24

A well-known Limpopo rhino farmer who was arrested by the Hawks in 2016 for allegedly trying to sell rhino horns has been murdered on his farm along with his wife.

Limpopo transport officials dismissed over R7.4m fraud

2017-08-16 12:28

The Limpopo transport department says it has dismissed at least three officials, while another 10 have resigned, after R7.4m was stolen from its traffic summons account.

Burglar gets life imprisonment for fatal robbery

2017-08-15 16:04

A burglar who stabbed a homeowner to death has been sentenced to life behind bars by a Polokwane court.

Stop feeding the pigs - Phosa

2017-08-14 05:02

Mathews Phosa has cautioned the South African government to invest in free education for the poor instead of bailing out parastatals.

Angry mob turns on taxi driver after girl, 4, is run over

2017-08-11 19:54

A minibus driver has been left in a coma after an angry mob assaulted him, using stones and bricks, for allegedly fatally running over a four-year-old girl.

Manhunt to find poachers after lions poisoned, mutilated

2017-08-11 15:53

Police outside Lephalale have launched a manhunt after suspected poachers poisoned and killed two lions at a farm in Vaalwater, Limpopo.

Limpopo mom smashed her newborn baby's head on hospital floor - police

2017-08-03 11:47

A Limpopo woman has been arrested for killing her week-old baby at Groothoek Hospital in Magatle, police say.

Robbers bomb van to steal cash

2017-08-01 12:31

Robbers have used explosives to rip a hole in an armoured vehicle to get to steal money.

Four in Limpopo court for foiled ATM robbery

2017-07-27 15:52

Limpopo police have arrested four men who were allegedly on their way to break open an ATM in a village outside Polokwane.

Suspected illegal chrome-mining kingpins end up in dock

2017-07-24 14:04

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has vowed to oppose the release of two suspected illegal chrome-mining kingpins in Limpopo.

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