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.

 


'Shootout' at Giyani mine leaves three dead

2020-03-26 08:53

Police in Giyani have launched a manhunt for suspects who killed three men during an 'apparent shootout' at a mine in Hlaneki village, outside Giyani, Limpopo.

PICS | Police nab 2 Limpopo 'arsonists'

2020-03-23 15:08

A police manhunt leads to the arrest of two people in connection with arson attacks outside Mokopane in Limpopo.

Polokwane residents warm up to Wuhan group as awareness of coronavirus sinks in

2020-03-20 22:21

The panic initially displayed by Limpopo residents to a hotel in Polokwane - The Ranch Resort - being used as a quarantine site has now been replaced by compassion and acceptance as the reality of the coronavirus in South Africa takes root.

Limpopo govt conducts emergency meeting to get ZCC church to cancel Easter gathering

2020-03-18 20:12

Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha and his entire cabinet have rushed to Moria outside Polokwane to meet with one of the factions of the Zion Christian Church to convince their leadership to postpone its Easter pilgrimage because of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Hawks hunt 'rapist' who allegedly brutally hacked cop to death with a panga

2020-03-18 12:30

The Hawks are searching for a man who allegedly raped a relative and then hacked a police officer to death with a panga while he was investigating the rape case.

FEEL GOOD | New computer lab delivers hope to rural children

2020-03-18 06:19

Rural children in Limpopo now have access to state of the art computer labs that will give them the tools to become skilled in digital technologies.

'My family back home is worried' - foreign nationals at Beitbridge border fear coronavirus

2020-03-17 07:04

The novel coronavirus has spread rapidly in South Africa in the past week, leaving many foreigners crossing SA's borders in a state of fear.

Coronavirus: We will heed Ramaphosa's prohibitions 'in the interest of saving the lives' - Limpopo churches

2020-03-16 05:26

The South African Council of Churches in Limpopo says it will abide by President Cyril Ramaphosa’s plan to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak, even if it affects church services.

Coronavirus: SAA Airbus carrying 114 SA citizens repatriated from Wuhan lands in Polokwane

2020-03-14 10:54

A group of 114 South Africans who were repatriated from Wuhan City, China, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, have arrived back on African soil.

This is why a Limpopo resort was chosen as the quarantine site for SA's Wuhan evacuees

2020-03-14 06:26

The hotel outside Polokwane was chosen because it is relatively remote and close to an airport.

 

Four zama zamas caught with illegally mined chrome - Limpopo police

2020-03-23 15:10

Four people have been arrested by the Limpopo Organised Crime Unit for illegal mining and possession of chrome, police say.

Limpopo villagers up in arms over fears shopping mall will take their water

2020-03-21 06:37

Villagers in Magangeni, Limpopo, are upset with Chief Samuel Mukhari, accusing him of breaking a promise to sink boreholes for them.

Missing Giyani girl's body found dismembered in Limpopo dam

2020-03-20 12:54

The body of Tiyiselani Nokuthula Rikhotso, a 11-year-old missing Giyani girl, was found dismembered and dumped in the local Klein Letaba Dam on Tuesday.

Confirmed coronavirus cases: Limpopo

2020-03-18 15:54

Here are the details of the confirmed positive cases in Limpopo.

Coronavirus: Limpopo Curro's Grade 10s told to self-isolate after mum's contact with patient

2020-03-18 10:00

The Curro Heuwelkruin school in Polokwane has issued an urgent letter directing some of its Grade 10 pupils to self-isolate after the mother of a pupil had been in close contact with the province's first Covid-19 patient.

Manhunt launched after 3 men stoned, burnt to death in Limpopo

2020-03-17 08:34

Limpopo police in Dennilton outside Groblersdal have launched a manhunt for unknown attackers after the discovery of three bodies burnt beyond recognition.

Rape suspect on the run after allegedly hacking policeman to death

2020-03-16 19:09

A suspected rapist, who allegedly brutally hacked a 53-year old police warrant officer to death with a panga in Sibasa, Limpopo, is on the run.

'We're really happy to be home' - handwritten note of thanks from Wuhan evacuee

2020-03-14 13:59

A South African repatriated from Wuhan, China, has shared their gratitude in a handwritten note.

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WATCH |  SAA plane carrying Wuhan evacuees arrives in Polokwane

The South African Airways flight, transporting South African citizens repatriated from Wuhan, China is expected to arrive in Polokwane on Saturday morning. Watch.

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WATCH | Coronavirus: It's all systems go at Limpopo resort for arrival of SA citizens from Wuhan

2020-03-13 20:45

It's all systems go at Protea Hotel's The Ranch Resort ahead of the arrival of 122 South African citizens who are being repatriated from Wuhan, China - the epicentre of the coroonavirus outbreak.

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