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.


IPID investigates after Limpopo police captain shoots 2 brothers dead

2019-05-20 12:02

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is probing a Limpopo police captain who was arrested for shooting two brothers dead in Makosha Village, near Giyani.

Cash van guards stole R2.9m which they buried in ice-cream tubs and refuse bags

2019-05-15 10:43

Two former Fidelity security guards have been convicted of the theft of R2.9m by the Makhado Magistrate's Court in Limpopo.

Survivors of Limpopo bus accident say driver hadn't slept

2019-05-11 19:33

Survivors of the crash that claimed 13 lives in Limpopo say the driver was tired and the bus was overloaded.

Voting disrupted in volatile Vuwani as residents and police clash

2019-05-08 23:50

Vuwani in Limpopo was still on a knife's edge late on Wednesday as sporadic clashes between residents and police lingered into the night as residents vowed to continue with the shutdown of the area.

Protest leader arrested in Vuwani

2019-05-08 11:44

The situation in Vuwani, Limpopo, remains unpredictable after the arrest of one of the protest leaders.

At least 13 Zimbabweans killed in bus accident on N1 in Limpopo

2019-05-07 12:32

At least 13 Zimbabweans, including four children have been killed in a bus collision in Limpopo, according to authorities.

R250K reward offered for info on killers of Limpopo taxi boss

2019-05-01 13:40

Limpopo police have issued another R250 000 reward to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects in the killing of a taxi owner in Manini village.

Limpopo detective arrested for extortion

2019-04-28 13:20

A detective and the girlfriend of an alleged rape suspect were arrested in a Hawks sting operation after receiving bribe money.

'Politicians remain politicians and they will never take us seriously' - jobs, education key in Limpopo

2019-04-23 06:41

Residents across Limpopo speak to News24 about their hopes, fears and votes ahead of the May 8 national and provincial elections.

No major delays as slow-moving pilgrimage to Moria commences

2019-04-19 11:50

Already slow-moving traffic on the road to Moria is expected to increase by Friday afternoon as annual pilgrimage has seen the R71 backed up from the early hours of the morning, the Limpopo Department of Transport has reported.


Teen arrested for allegedly kidnapping, raping two minors

2019-05-19 21:39

A teenager is expected in the Dennilton Magistrate's Court on Monday for allegedly kidnapping and raping two children in the town outside Groblersdal, Limpopo.

Limpopo police on the hunt for 7 escapees

2019-05-13 06:32

The police in Modimolle are on the hunt for seven trial-awaiting prisoners who escaped from the police holding cells.

Vuwani shutdown called off

2019-05-09 17:03

The situation in Vuwani, Limpopo, is expected to return to normal, after the shutdown in the area was called off.

Malema seeks decisive EFF majority, rules out coalitions as working with 'devils'

2019-05-08 15:41

EFF leader Julius Malema has strongly ruled out forming a coalition with any political party after the announcement of the elections results.

Vuwani under lockdown as residents threaten violence ahead of the elections

2019-05-07 16:41

Vuwani in Limpopo is under lockdown as residents threaten violence on the eve of the general elections.

PICS: Pit bulls maul ANC volunteer and elderly man in Limpopo

2019-05-02 17:53

An ANC volunteer has recounted how he miraculously escaped death when pit bull dogs attacked him and an elderly man in Mokopane, Limpopo.

5 protesters arrested after locking gate of Polokwane water treatment plant

2019-04-30 13:39

Water supply has been restored to Polokwane following service delivery protests that saw the gates of the Olifantspoort water treatment plant locked by local community members.

Investigations under way after teacher allegedly stabs pupil in the hand with a pen

2019-04-26 17:44

The Limpopo Education Department is investigating an incident at Sebelaolo Primary School in Sekgosese village where a teacher is alleged to have stabbed a grade R people in the hand with a pen.

3 children drown in abandoned illegal mine in Limpopo

2019-04-23 05:34

The three boys, aged between 7 and 9, have drowned in an abandoned illegal mine.

10 killed as taxi and truck collide on N1 in Limpopo

2019-04-18 12:06

Ten people have been killed in a head-on collision on the N1 in Limpopo, while another is in a critical condition in a Modimolle hospital.

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