SABC News - Limpopo


Malamulele residents await demarcation report

Friday 30 January 2015 12:00

A large contingency of police has arrived in Malamulele in Limpopo as the Municipal Demarcation Board is handing over a report on whether the demand for a municipality meets the board's criteria.


Police stop Malamulele prayer

Friday 30 January 2015 07:44

Malamulele Pastors Forum and the community members have expressed disappointment after police prevented them from holding a night vigil.


Malamulele has witnessed violent protests with residents demanding a separate municipality.
Malamulele residents block entry into Kruger National Park

Thursday 29 January 2015 14:32

Residents of Malamulele near Thohoyandou in Limpopo are blocking the road to the Punda Maria gate in the Kruger National Park.


 Residents have shut down all services except police and health services for more than two weeks in support of their demand.
Malamulele churches to hold vigil

Wednesday 28 January 2015 12:25

Some churches in Malamulele outside Thohoyandou in Limpopo will hold a vigil on Thursday evening.


Malamulele finding set to be released

Monday 26 January 2015 05:52

The Municipal Demarcation Board is set to announce its finding on Malamulele this week.


Residents vow to continue 'shut down' of Malamulele

Sunday 25 January 2015 20:00

Residents of Malamulele in Limpopo have again begun barricading local roads with burning tyres and rocks.


Govt meeting seeks to resolve Malamulele tension

Sunday 25 January 2015 16:55

Four government ministers are attending the meeting to discuss the demand of Malamulele residents to be granted a separate municipality.


Heavy police presence in Malamulele

Sunday 25 January 2015 10:01

There is a strong police presence in and around the town of Malamulele in Limpopo.


Ramaphosa calls for strong action against Soweto looters

Sunday 25 January 2015 06:36

ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged law enforcement officers to arrest those who are behind the looting and damaging of foreign owned shops in Soweto.


'All areas under Thulamela Municipality get similar services'

Saturday 24 January 2015 20:00

Obed Bapela says government has proof that the Thulamela municipality in Limpopo has delivered services in Malamulele equally to the other areas within the municipality.


Bapedi remember Kgoshi Mampuru II

Saturday 24 January 2015 18:04

The annual Kgoshi Mampuru the Second commemoration of his death will be held at the Mamone sports ground in Sekhukhune in Limpopo on Saturday.


Gauteng police say a total 153 people have been arrested for looting in Soweto
Zuma speaks out on Soweto, Malamulele riots

Friday 23 January 2015 15:26

President Jacob Zuma has instructed the Security Cluster as well as provincial and local government leadership in Gauteng and Limpopo to restore normalcy to the volatile areas of Malamulele and Soweto


 Malamulele residents have been on a rampage demanding their own municipality.
Gordhan appoints task team to end Malamulele rampage

Friday 23 January 2015 14:45

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan says a task team has been set up to meet with Malamulele residents in Limpopo on Sunday.


Gordhan summons Malamulele Task Team

Friday 23 January 2015 05:47

Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan has summoned the Malamulele Task Team to Pretoria after residents barricaded the Limpopo township.


Malamulele residents urged to respect children’s rights to education

Thursday 22 January 2015 20:28

The SAHRC has called on Malamulele residents in Limpopo to respect children's right to education.


Residents are on a second week of a stay-away to demand their own municipality.
Malamulele residents threaten to escalate shutdown

Thursday 22 January 2015 07:15

Malamulele still remains a no-go area. All strategic roads are closed. Motorists driving at night, including police officers on patrol, are not spared from attacks.


Malamulele still tense following attack on police

Wednesday 21 January 2015 20:01

Two police officers attacked by protesters at Malamulele in Limpopo on Tuesday night are in a stable condition.


Coastal schools reopening not smooth sailing

Wednesday 21 January 2015 19:23

Thousands of learners from coastal provinces started the 2015 academic year on Wednesday under the watchful eyes of education authorities.


Bicycle project to bring relief to Limpopo learners

Wednesday 21 January 2015 07:30

The World Economic Forum due to kick start in Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday is already yielding positive results for learners who are still walking long distances to school.


Northam Platinum strike over

Tuesday 20 January 2015 20:03

The strike at platinum producer Northam has ended.


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