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.

 


Ex-ANCYL official gets bail after shooting

2014-09-18 12:04

Former ANC Youth League Limpopo secretary Jacob Lebogo, who is accused of shooting at four people, has been granted R5 000 bail in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court.

Human settlement threatens SA sacred lake

2014-09-18 06:13

For centuries, the legends surrounding Lake Fundudzi protected it from economic exploitation and sedimentation. But now, one of southern Africa's most important sacred natural sites is in danger.

Polokwane set for Bafana, Congo duel

2014-09-16 12:30

SAFA has confirmed that the new Peter Mokaba Stadium will host the AFCON qualifier match between Bafana Bafana and Congo.

Nine held for poaching

2014-09-15 19:49

Nine people have been arrested in Limpopo and North West at the weekend for suspected rhino poaching.

Drivers deliberately 'roadkill' animals - EWT

2014-09-12 13:05

An Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) study has revealed that some drivers deliberately swerve to hit animals.

SA game breeding rebuilds rare animal stocks

2014-09-08 10:37

The success of private game breeding has highlighted the industry’s ability to rebuild populations of animals, after a showcase of high quality animals at the Stud Game Breeders auction held in Limpopo.

Ten killed in hit-and-run

2014-09-07 13:02
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Ten people cutting up a dead hippopotamus were killed and five injured when a bakkie hit them near Tzaneen.

11 killed in Limpopo crash

2014-09-01 09:32

Eleven people, including three children, have died after two vehicles collided on the N1 near the Mookgopong off-ramp in Limpopo.

Buccaneers plunder City

2014-08-30 17:18

Orlando Pirates have comprehensively beaten Polokwane City in their PSL match at the Peter Mokaba Stadium.

Limpopo murder accused in court

2014-08-28 22:56

A man accused of stabbing his pregnant girlfriend and her mother to death, and setting his friend's house alight, has appeared in the Ritavi Magistrate's Court, Limpopo police say.

Aces finally off the mark

2014-08-27 21:59

Black Aces have won their first league match of the season after beating SuperSport United at the Peter Mokaba Stadium.

Man killed by elephant may have been cigarette smuggler

2014-08-26 12:47

A man trampled to death by an elephant in Mapungubwe National Park in Limpopo may have been part of an illegal cigarette smuggling syndicate, according to a report.

Limpopo farm murder accused in court

2014-08-21 16:11

Three men accused of killing a 79-year-old pensioner on a farm have appeared in the Lephalale Magistrate's Court, Limpopo police say.

Limpopo men held for pensioner's murder

2014-08-20 12:06

Three man accused of raping and murdering an elderly woman have been arrested in a village near Elim, Limpopo police have said.

Ajax too good for Polokwane

2014-08-19 22:09

Ajax Cape Town have recorded a valuable PSL victory against Polokwane City at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium.

Woman, 83, dies after beating, rape

2014-08-18 21:22
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An 83-year-old woman has died after she was beaten and raped in the Sereni village outside Makhado at the weekend.

Task team appointed to resolve Limpopo water problems

2014-08-15 16:10

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has appointed a task team to resolve water problems around Giyani in Limpopo.

3 held for Limpopo farm killing

2014-08-12 16:34

Three men have been arrested for allegedly killing a 79-year-old pensioner on a farm in Lephalale, Limpopo.

Limpopo farmer found dead

2014-08-09 17:07
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A farmer has been killed in Letsitele, just outside Tzaneen, Limpopo police say.

Alcohol not ruled out in Carl Pistorius crash

2014-08-07 18:22

Limpopo police are not ruling out the possibility that alcohol may have played a part in the car accident involving Carl Pistorius.

Miracle baby celebrates 2nd birthday with rescuers

2014-08-07 17:16

Miracle baby Tendani Mashudu will be celebrating her second birthday with the rescue team who saved her life.

Carl Pistorius still in ICU - family

2014-08-07 05:00

Carl Pistorius, brother of murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, is still in an ICU after sustaining serious injuries during an accident near Modimolle, his family says.

ANC expels 22 Limpopo councillors

2014-08-05 19:47

The ANC's national disciplinary committee has dismissed an application by 22 Limpopo councillors for a review of their expulsion from the ANC.

Lodge owner found stabbed to death

2014-07-30 19:24
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A 59-year-old British woman who owned a game lodge near Thabazimbi, Limpopo, has been murdered.

 

Tight security for ex ANCYL Limpopo secretary

2014-09-18 11:18

Security is tight at the Polokwane Magistrate's Court where former ANC Youth League Limpopo secretary Jacob Lebogo is due to appear for a bail application.

One lion shot, another at large in Limpopo

2014-09-17 18:11

One of two lions on the loose has been shot in Matikiring, near Tolwe, Limpopo police say.

Man who shot Limpopo ANCYL leader arrested

2014-09-16 07:54

The man who allegedly shot and injured ANC Youth League Limpopo leader Boy Mamabolo and three others in Polokwane has handed himself in, Limpopo police say.

Man knocked over by BMW in Polokwane

2014-09-09 09:05

A pedestrian has been killed after he was knocked over by a BMW in Polokwane, paramedics have said.

Driver among the injured in fatal Limpopo crash

2014-09-07 17:04

The driver of a bakkie which hit and killed 10 people cutting up a dead hippopotamus outside Tzaneen, was among the five injured, Limpopo police say.

Church fires priest over ties to ANC

2014-09-05 08:56
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A Limpopo priest has been fired because of his close ties with the ANC, it has been reported.

Suspected muti-killers attacked in Mbilwi

2014-09-01 19:04

Residents of Mbilwi village have vandalised four homes of people suspected to have been involved in a muti-related murder, Limpopo police say.

Vermezovic rues PSL break

2014-08-31 18:00

Orlando Pirates coach Vladimir Vermezovic has hailed his team's renewed confidence after they ran riot over Polokwane City.

Rhino poaching-accused held in Limpopo

2014-08-29 06:30

A man has been arrested for alleged rhino poaching in Limpopo, SA National Parks says.

Harsh weather travel warning for N3

2014-08-28 22:37

Inclement weather and strong winds may affect motorists on the N3 from Thursday night to the weekend, the N3 Toll Concession says.

Pensioner dies while queuing to lodge land claim

2014-08-27 21:10

The death of an 86-year-old woman while queuing outside a land claims lodgement site in Polokwane is saddening, the land reform department says.

Man trampled to death by elephant

2014-08-25 20:34

A man is believed to have been trampled to death by an elephant in the Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site in Limpopo.

3 appear for raping, killing granny

2014-08-20 18:57

Three men accused of raping and killing an 83-year-old Limpopo woman have appeared in the Tiyani Magistrate's Court.

Farmworkers kill man with oranges

2014-08-20 11:08

Two men have been arrested after they allegedly assaulted a farmworker with oranges until he died on a farm outside Tzaneen.

Teen killed in freak windmill accident

2014-08-19 11:28

A 14-year-old Limpopo boy has died in a freak accident after part of his tracksuit top got caught in the pump mechanism of a farm windmill.

By-elections: ANC wants DA councillor disqualified

2014-08-13 09:35

The ANC in Limpopo has called for the disqualification of a DA councillor accused of not being registered in the right ward to contest a by-election.

Woman loses damages claim over HIV test

2014-08-12 09:21

A woman has failed in a damages claim against the Limpopo health MEC after she said she was mistakenly told she was HIV positive, according to a report.

Ministry welcomes end to Medunsa strike

2014-08-08 21:51

The Higher Education Ministry has welcomed the agreement between Medunsa students and university management which ended a two-week student strike.

Man escapes holding cell wearing police uniform

2014-08-07 17:16

A search is under way in Limpopo following the escape of a 36-year-old man from a police holding cell dressed in a police uniform.

Sama calls for an end to Medunsa strike

2014-08-07 14:49

The SA Medical Association has called for an end to the ongoing strike at Medunsa in Limpopo.

Limpopo police kill suspected serial rapist

2014-08-06 15:13

Limpopo police shot dead a suspected serial rapist in Mankweng, Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi says.

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