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.


Limpopo judge president: too many frivolous appeals from government on court rulings

2018-04-18 21:37

Limpopo Judge President Ephraim Makgoba says government has lost more than 70% of its appeals against judgments made against it within the Limpopo High Court division in the past two years.

Rameez Patel's bail application postponed after his co-accused escapes from custody

2018-04-17 20:24

A second murder accused who was set to join Limpopo businessman and murder accused Rameez Patel in court, has escaped from custody an is said to be in Zimbabwe, the Polokwane Magistrate's Court has heard.

Four alleged 'Zama Zamas' die in dump truck accident

2018-04-15 20:44

Four alleged illegal miners have died and two are seriously injured, after a dump truck overturned several times, Limpopo police say.

Limpopo health suspends NGOs' services, brings home-based care workers under its administration

2018-04-12 22:34

The Department of Health in Limpopo has suspended the services of at least 300 NGOs, after an outcry over the non-payment of home-based care workers who were employed by the organisation.

Rameez Patel's brother recalled as key witness in murder trial after intimidation claims

2018-04-10 19:21

The key witness in the murder trial of Limpopo businessman Rameez Patel is to be recalled to give further evidence in the Limpopo High Court in Polokwane.

Man sentenced to life for killing brother's wife, cutting off her body parts

2018-04-04 22:30

A 33-year-old man has been convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment by the Limpopo High Court in Thohoyandou for the murder of his brother's wife.

Chamber of Mines 'shocked' by deaths of 6 miners in bus blaze

2018-04-03 22:30

Six mineworkers have died and 28 others have been injured after the bus they were travelling in was set alight.

Six mine workers die after their bus is set alight

2018-04-03 08:42

Six mine workers have died and 28 others were injured after the bus they were travelling in was set alight outside Driekop in Limpopo, police have said.

Life imprisonment for Limpopo rapist

2018-03-28 20:21

The Mokopane Regional Court has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping a pensioner at Lesodi Mmotlana Village, near Mokopane.

Limpopo woman crushed to death at mine

2018-03-26 22:11

Maggie Demakatso Semata, 31, has been crushed to death at Venetia Mine in Alldays in Limpopo.


BUS STRIKE: Thousands stranded, taxi services flooded across the country

2018-04-18 13:18

At least 50 bus companies are not operating across the country as the strike intensifies, forcing people to queue for taxis.

University of Limpopo tussle over student's degree heads to the SCA

2018-04-16 14:02

The University of Limpopo is heading to the Supreme Court of Appeal over a Limpopo High Court decision, compelling it to award a student with a BA Communication Studies degree after she completed two modules at another institution.

Man gets 3 life sentences for raping women in church

2018-04-13 15:13

The Limpopo High Court has handed down three life sentences for rape to a man who targeted churchgoers.

Police identify remains of 6 miners killed in bus set on fire

2018-04-12 14:31

Police have, through DNA examination, identified the remains of the six Modikwa mine workers who were brutally killed when their bus was set alight.

Limpopo traffic officer shot, wounded after being abducted

2018-04-08 23:00

A Limpopo traffic inspector was shot and wounded after he was allegedly abducted by four armed men, the department of transport and community safety has said.

5 arrested for murder of miners who were burnt beyond recognition

2018-04-04 14:21

Five men have been arrested for the violent murders of six Modikwa Platinum Mine workers outside Driekop, Limpopo police say.

'Shocking to see!' - Readers respond to reckless drivers captured in Pretoria

2018-04-03 09:53

'Shocking to see!', 'It's not going to get better' 'This is indicative of the arrogant lawlessness'... Readers react to reckless drivers captured along the N1 in Gauteng.

Heavy congestion on Limpopo roads

2018-04-02 19:01

Limpopo traffic officials have opened up the Capricorn Plaza toll gate to deal with the high numbers of traffic flowing towards Gauteng from Limpopo.

Limpopo police arrest wounded cash-in-transit suspect after shootout

2018-03-27 16:40

Limpopo police say they hope to make a breakthrough soon, after arresting a wounded suspect believed to be part of a syndicate linked to cash-in-transit heists across the country.

Police launch manhunt for robbers who blew up cash van, injured guards

2018-03-25 22:22

Hoedspruit police in Limpopo have launched a manhunt for a gang of robbers after they opened fire on a cash-in-transit vehicle.

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