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 chief narrowly escapes as mob torches his house

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Police have taken the chief of Bevhula village in Saselamani to safety after his house was torched, allegedly by residents.

Businessman murdered in front of 11-year-old son

2018-02-21 12:15

Polokwane police have appealed to the public for any information regarding the shooting of a businessman in his bedroom in front of his son and family helper.

Another daughter of slain police officer in dock for his murder

2018-02-19 20:20

Another of murdered Warrant Officer Thomas Alugumi Nemugumoni's daughters and a fourth suspect have appeared in the Vuwani Magistrate's Court.

Cop murder: Another relative arrested in Limpopo

2018-02-16 19:55

A second relative of murdered policeman Thomas Alugumi Nemugumoni has been arrested for his killing, according to Limpopo police.

Big boost for Limpopo broadband

2018-02-16 15:02

Internet access in Limpopo is set for a substantial boost after the signing of a multi-million rand broadband deal.

Suspected poacher mauled by lions identified

2018-02-14 12:10

Limpopo police have positively identified the man who was mauled to death by a pride of lions on a private game reserve near Hoedspruit.

Man mauled to death by lions in Hoedspruit

2018-02-11 10:41

A 46-year-old man has been mauled to death by lions near Hoedspruit outside Phalaborwa.

Day of doom for pastor as court finds him guilty of assault

2018-02-09 22:00

Lethebo Rabalago, the "prophet" who made headlines in 2016 for spraying his congregants with Doom claiming that it would heal them, has been found guilty of assault.

Police probing possible link between missing woman and burnt remains

2018-02-08 17:18

Limpopo police are investigating a possible link between the charred remains of an unknown person found in Ga-Maraba, outside Polokwane, and a missing woman from a nearby village.

Murder-accused Limpopo businessman denied bail

2018-02-07 17:17

Murder-accused Limpopo businessman Rameez Patel has suffered a major blow in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court, after his application to be released on bail was denied.


Limpopo police concerned about high number of domestic violence cases

2018-02-22 21:55

Police in Limpopo have expressed concern over the high number of domestic violence cases they have to deal with in the province following the gruesome killing of a couple.

21-year jail sentence for rapist who threatened victims with panga

2018-02-20 20:05

A 36-year-old man, accused of attacking victims in their homes as they slept and raped them in the presence of their children, has been sentenced to 21 years in jail.

NGO helping rape victims is fighting eviction by government in Limpopo

2018-02-18 06:01

The national public works department is going ahead with plans to evict a centre offering counselling to rape and abuse survivors in Thohoyandou, Limpopo, despite a senior government official’s intervention.

Limpopo police officer dies in road accident after Nyala gets a puncture

2018-02-16 15:07

An armoured police vehicle travelling outside Lebowakgomo has driven into a donga, instantly killing a warrant officer.

Limpopo officer's daughter one of two suspects arrested for his murder

2018-02-15 12:16

Limpopo police have arrested two people for the murder of a police officer in the province.

Cop stabbed to death in front of his children

2018-02-13 16:19

A 54-year-old warrant officer has been stabbed to death in front of his children at his home, Limpopo police say.

Manhunt launched after missing woman found dead

2018-02-10 13:40

Polokwane - Police have launched a massive manhunt for the people responsible for the abduction and murder of a 47-year-old woman near Mashashane outside Polokwane.

Limpopo doctor 'completely unaware' of racial segregation at his practice, apologises

2018-02-09 19:43

Dr Jimmy van den Berg has issued a general apology for racist conduct at his Mokopane practice in Limpopo, saying he was "completely unaware" of what was going on.

Limpopo man, 61, hopes to obtain bail after alleged rape of girl, 11

2018-02-07 22:01

A 61-year-old man has applied for bail at the Motetema Magistrate's Court after he was arrested for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl.

Limpopo man, 61, arrested for allegedly raping girl, 11

2018-02-06 21:55

A 61-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl who was sent to a spaza shop near Groblersdal, Limpopo, say police.

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