SABC News - Limpopo


Crimes against children, women still a problem: Phiyega  

Saturday 23 August 2014 17:04

National Police Commissioner Riyah Phiyega says crimes perpetuated against children, women and the elderly remain a problem in the country.


Riah Phiyega to address Giyani residents.
Phiyega leads campaign against 'witchcraft' killings

Saturday 23 August 2014 11:00

National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega will lead a campaign against witchcraft related killings, mob justice and ritual murders.


Carl Pistorius to undergo more operations

Wednesday 20 August 2014 11:58

Oscar Pistorius' brother, Carl Pistorius will undergo more operations.


Limpopo community demand release of arrested residents

Wednesday 20 August 2014 11:01

Mashishimale community members are marching to the Namakgale Magistrate's Court outside Phalaborwa in Limpopo, demanding the release of 10 arrested fellow community members.


Salga lekgotla puts 'municipalities' under spotlight

Tuesday 19 August 2014 09:01

The two-day Limpopo Salga lekgotla discussions relate to the state of the municipalities focusing on governance and services, municipal finance and local economic development.


By-elections were held on Wednesday last week.
By-elections illustrate SA voting patterns still racialised

Tuesday 19 August 2014 06:15

Voter turnout in by-elections continues to be a problem, writes Ronesh Dhawraj.


The residents have blockaded the main road leading to the University of Limpopo, Mankweng hospital and the magistrate's court as they demand electricity.
Limpopo residents vow to continue protest

Monday 18 August 2014 12:00

Protesting residents of Mankweng Block G outside Polokwane in Limpopo have vowed not to stop their demonstration until they're addressed by Polokwane executive mayor Thembi Nkadimeng.


Lectures have resumed at the University of Limpopo, after a three-week class boycott, which saw students burning university property to demand the review of tuition fees and reinstatement of the SRC.
Classes resume at the University of Limpopo

Monday 18 August 2014 12:00

Lectures have resumed at university of Limpopo, Medunsa campus, in Ga-Rankuwa, north of Pretoria.


Recreational cyclist, Lesego Ngobeni to donate books.
Man cycles from Pretoria to Limpopo for books

Sunday 17 August 2014 15:16

Instead of throwing away a book, donate it; this is according to recreational cyclist, Lesego Ngobeni who is currently cycling from Soshanguve, Pretoria to the village of Rotterdam in Limpopo.


Amcu is opposed to Amplats plan to sell its Rustenburg and Limpopo operations.
Amcu to fight Amplats sale

Saturday 16 August 2014 19:36

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) should sell its Rustenburg mine to the workers, Amcu leader Joseph Mathunjwa said on Saturday.


Minister to urgently tackle Giyani water shortage

Friday 15 August 2014 06:45

Water and Sanitation Minister, Nomvula Mokonyane has instructed the Lepelle Northern Water Board to assume the responsibility of supplying water in the Giyani area.


‘Industry should train locals rather than import skills’: Xasa

Tuesday 12 August 2014 14:35

Deputy Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa has called on the sector to help train South Africans in the skills that are in short supply rather than employ people from overseas.


Polokwane's economic growth rate on the rise

Monday 11 August 2014 18:21

Businesses in Polokwane say the town is witnessing an economic growth rate that could see more investment coming into the Limpopo province.


'Struggle for emancipation of women continues'

Saturday 9 August 2014 20:03

Women’s Day was celebrated across the length and breadth of the country on Saturday.


 Police had to take cover at the police station after the protesters pelted them with stones.
Police on standby at a Limpopo township

Saturday 9 August 2014 07:16

More police officers have been deployed to Namakgale township outside Phalaborwa in Limpopo.


  A group of angry community members pelted the Namakgale Magistrate's court with stones causing thousands of rands in damages.
Calm returns to Limpopo village after riots

Friday 8 August 2014 09:01

The situation is calm in Namakgale and Mashishimale village outside Phalaborwa in Limpopo.  


Disruptions expected in Limpopo public violence court case

Friday 8 August 2014 07:25

Two Mashishimale residents outside Phalaborwa in Limpopo have been arrested for public violence after a group of angry community members pelted the Namakgale Magistrate's Court with stones.


 The Transvaal Agricultural Union of South Africa says 24 people have been murdered and 158 attacked on farms since the  beginning of the year.
DA condemns Limpopo farm murders

Wednesday 6 August 2014 18:19

The DA in Limpopo has condemned the on-going attacks on the farming community in the province.


The club has also unveiled eleven new players.
Polokwane City gets new technical sponsors

Wednesday 6 August 2014 16:20

Polokwane City Football Club officially launched its partnership with the Xco sports company in Polokwane on Wednesday.


SACP General-Secretary Blade Nzimande was speaking during the party's 93rd celebration in Limpopo, Polokwane.
Israel is displaying apartheid tendencies: Nzimande

Sunday 3 August 2014 18:03

South African Communist Party (SACP) General-Secretary Blade Nzimande says his party remains in support of Palestinians fighting for a homeland


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