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.

 


This taxi driver buys sanitary towels for his passengers: 'I wish other drivers would join this initiative'

2019-08-20 19:17

It’s unusual for a woman to approach a taxi driver for a sanitary towel when they find themselves in need – but this local taxi driver wants that to change.

WATCH | Video of Limpopo teacher slapping pupils goes viral, department to investigate

2019-08-14 14:40

The Limpopo Department of Education has dispatched a team of investigators to a school after a viral video emerged showing a teacher slapping pupils in a class.

Deceased's missing penis sparks rampage in which angry Limpopo mourners torch 3 houses

2019-08-14 08:26

James Makhubele was reportedly believed to have died in a hit-and-run on August 3, but family members now believe he was the victim of a ritual killing and that his body was thrown on to the road to create the appearance that he had been hit by a car.

Five nabbed for clothing store heist linked to robberies in various provinces

2019-08-10 17:50

A gang of five alleged robbers have been arrested for a heist of a clothing store in Bela-Bela has been linked to a range of robberies in various provinces, Limpopo police have confirmed.

Limpopo agriculture department CFO in court for alleged tender fraud

2019-08-08 13:13

The chief financial officer of the Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in Polokwane and her alleged accomplice have appeared in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court for fraud and corruption.

Thoriso Themane murder trial to head to Limpopo High Court

2019-08-06 16:58

The two men accused of the brutal murder of Thoriso Themane will be joined by nine minors in the dock at their next appearance, which is expected to be transferred to the Limpopo High Court.

3 men suspected of stealing cattle stoned, burnt to death in Limpopo

2019-08-05 09:16

Three men suspected of stealing cattle are dead after Dithabeng village residents in Ga-Mphahlele, Limpopo, allegedly stoned and burnt them to death.

Mokopane residents demand arrest of ANC members' killers, mayor's resignation

2019-08-01 17:40

Hundreds of residents have gathered outside the Mokopane police station to hand over a memorandum and demand the arrest of those who murdered two ANC members.

Security guards accused of revenge killing back in the dock

2019-07-31 22:19

Four security guards, who are accused of a revenge killing after one of their colleagues was killed, has appeared in the Senwabarwana Magistrate's Court in Limpopo.

Limpopo hospital in dire state: SAHRC finds dirty areas, rotting and expired food

2019-07-26 16:55

A routine SA Human Rights Commission inspection of Messina Hospital has exposed some shocking conditions - including dirty areas and rotten food - and the CEO has conceded there are not enough staff to clean and manage it.

 

Reports that Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni used R5m CR17 money to buy car, mansion 'based on malice'

2019-08-20 08:48

Small Business Development Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has responded to media reports that she had misappropriated campaign funds during President Cyril Ramaphosa's "CR17" presidential campaign.

Thoriso Themane murder: Case of 9 minors and 2 adults ready for trial

2019-08-14 14:03

There was drama in the Limpopo High Court in Polokwane during the appearance of nine minors and two adults who are accused of the murder of Thoriso Themane.

Survivor haunted by memory of helicopter crash: 'I don't know how I'm still alive'

2019-08-13 14:42

It's been less than two weeks since Dean Oosthuizen (25), a farmer from Limpopo, was in a helicopter crash. He says he still can't believe he survived.

PICS: Man allegedly tried to smuggle R1.7m in cash in his car boot into Botswana

2019-08-08 18:49

A 24-year-old suspect has appeared in court for allegedly attempting to smuggle an undeclared R1.75m in cash into Botswana.

UPDATE: 5 arrested for allegedly stoning and burning 'cattle thieves' in Limpopo

2019-08-07 10:47

Five people have been arrested for allegedly stoning and setting alight three suspected cattle thieves in Limpopo.

Embattled Mokopane mayor in hiding, fearing for life - report

2019-08-05 10:39

The mayor of the Mogalakwena municipality in Mokopane, Limpopo, is living in fear of her life following ongoing protests by residents and calls for her to resign, according to a report.

LPC to deliberate on Seth Nthai, sends complaint about Mkhwebane to provincial office for 'processing'

2019-08-02 07:40

The Legal Practice Council (LPC), which regulates the legal profession, is expected to deliberate whether it should approach the Supreme Court of Appeal in the case against lawyer Seth Nthai's readmission as an advocate.

Hawks arrest cop for allegedly stealing money meant for assault victims

2019-08-01 08:25

The Hawks' Serious Corruption Investigation team has arrested a 43-year-old detective constable stationed at Tzaneen for theft.

WATCH: Angry mob attacks cops outside court in Limpopo after case postponed

2019-07-30 19:22

Police officers in Burgersfort, Limpopo, have been attacked by an angry group of people outside the Burgersfort Magistrate's Court, after a case against two foreign nationals accused of killing a local woman was postponed.

Mom accused of killing daughter, 8, for stealing money denied bail

2019-07-24 18:13

A 31-year-old woman who is accused of killing her eight-year-old daughter for stealing her money has been denied bail in the Namakgale Magistrate's Court.

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