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.


Six killed in bus crash on way to ANC rally in Limpopo

2020-01-26 19:42

Limpopo Transport and Community Safety MEC Namane Dickson Masemola has sent his condolences to the families of six people who died when a bus travelling to the an ANC 108th anniversary rally crashed near Ga-Sekgopo.

High Court dismisses Tumi Mokwena's bid to suspend liquidation of firm

2020-01-24 21:38

The urgent application by Polokwane lawyer Tumi Mokwena for the suspension of a liquidation order on his law firm has been thrown out by the Limpopo High Court.

Security company found guilty of defrauding Limpopo municipality now under administration

2020-01-23 05:26

A Gauteng High Court judgment lays bare how service providers siphoned off millions from Mogalakwena municipality, which is now under administration.

Two pupils crushed to death after truck reverses into primary school wall

2020-01-22 15:12

Two pupils are killed after a truck delivering food to Lekgolo Primary School crashes into a wall, which then collapses on the two children, the Limpopo Education Department confirms.

Mogalakwena Municipality placed under administration

2020-01-21 21:54

The Mogalakwena Municipality in Limpopo, where governance has collapsed and two senior officials were recently shot dead, has officially been placed under administration.

Man accused of shooting his wife and son while in hospital

2020-01-21 17:02

A 51-year-old man is facing two attempted murder charges after allegedly shooting his wife and son in the casualty ward of St Rita's Hospital in Limpopo.

Judge recuses himself from urgent application for suspension of liquidation order against Tumi Mokwena's law firm

2020-01-15 15:41

The urgent application by Polokwane lawyer Tumi Mokwena for the suspension of a liquidation order against his law firm, is removed from the Limpopo High Court roll after judge recuses himself.

Public Protector steps in to help families get running water five years after taps run dry

2020-01-14 05:44

After five years without running water, seven Limpopo homes have been reconnected to the municipal water supply network.

Man hacks wife to death before setting himself alight - Limpopo police investigate

2020-01-09 09:56

Limpopo police are investigating a case in which they believe that a 62-year-old man hacked his 57-year-old wife to death before setting himself alight.

Ageing teachers and dire financial constraints: Challenges facing worst-performing province in 2019 matric results

2020-01-08 22:39

Limpopo faces yet another challenge in the education sector because of its ageing teacher population, which may lead to the non-availability of educators in the province, MEC Polly Boshielo says.


Joburg speedster who clocked over 300km/h arrested at funeral in Limpopo

2020-01-26 18:24

The motorist who clocked over 300km/h on a highway in Johannesburg has been arrested at a funeral in Limpopo.

Zabediela residents in Limpopo want to know 'when and how' their promised tar road will be built

2020-01-24 20:59

Residents of Ward 5 in Zabediela, Limpopo, want to know "when and how" the tar road they have been demanding will be built.

Body found in burned-out BMW in Limpopo, shotgun in grass nearby

2020-01-22 22:02

Limpopo police are on the hunt for the people behind the death of a person whose body was discovered in a burned-out BMW.

Family never suspected anything was amiss in murdered intern doctor's relationship

2020-01-22 14:53

The relatives of a 25-year-old intern doctor found murdered in her room at Mankweng Hospital in Limpopo, are still trying to connect the dots over her killing, allegedly at the hands of her boyfriend.

WATCH | 58 children crammed into 14-seater minibus taxi

2020-01-21 20:45

The driver of a minibus taxi, pulled over by Bela-Bela metro officers, has been charged with overloading when 58 schoolchildren were found crammed into his vehicle.

'Boyfriend' arrested after intern doctor's decomposed body found

2020-01-20 20:45

Police arrest suspect in connection with the murder of an intern doctor in Mankweng in Limpopo.

Angry Seshego residents send Limpopo MEC, police officials packing during meeting to discuss gangsterism

2020-01-15 12:56

Seshego residents have sent Limpopo Transport and Community Safety MEC Dickson Masemola and top police officials packing during a a meeting to discuss gangsterism.

Prominent Polokwane lawyer fights to save firm, applies for suspension of liquidation order

2020-01-13 05:34

Prominent Polokwane lawyer Tumi Mokwena has lodged an urgent application in the Limpopo High Court for the suspension of a liquidation order against his law firm, TMC Incorporated.

FEEL GOOD | Losing sight doesn't stop Limpopo boy from cracking Class of 2019 top 30 list

2020-01-09 07:33

Limpopo matriculant Tiyani Mbendzani lost his sight in Grade 5, but that didn't stop him being among the country's top 30 achievers.

Boy, 17, accused of killing matric pupil while out on bail for rape case

2020-01-07 20:20

A 17-year-old boy accused of stabbing a matric pupil to death in Seshego was out on bail for a rape charge at the time of the killing, Limpopo police have said.

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