SABC News - Limpopo


Minister David Van Rooyen says government will only engage law-abiding residents of Vuwani to find a solution to the conflict.
Activities in Vuwani driven by criminal elements - Van Rooyen

Tuesday 3 May 2016 18:25

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, David van Rooyen says most of the activities taking place in Vuwani, Limpopo, are being conducted by criminal elements.


'Vuwani leadership must stop violent protests'

Tuesday 3 May 2016 12:00

The Limpopo government is calling on the leadership of Vuwani residents to ensure that there's no destruction of property during protests.


Limpopo police search for five prison escapees

Tuesday 3 May 2016 11:01

Seven unnamed prisoners awaiting trial in Namoomspruit escaped from police cells on Monday night, officials say.


Limpopo govt urges peaceful dialogue amid protests

Tuesday 3 May 2016 09:55

The Limpopo government has made it clear that it will protect children's right to education at all cost.


Wits students to be transferred to Joburg hospital

Tuesday 3 May 2016 09:16

Three of the Wits University students who survived the accident that claimed the lives of their peers, will be transferred to the Charlotte Maxeke hospital in Johannesburg on Tuesday.


No end in sight to Vuwani violence

Tuesday 3 May 2016 06:45

Three schools and a post office have been set alight at villages near Vuwani near Louis Trichardt in Limpopo.


Venda University student back in court

Tuesday 3 May 2016 05:45

The Limpopo High Court in Thohoyandou is expected to call four witnesses to give evidence in chief in the case of 24-year old former University of Venda student, Godfrey Ntsieni.


Wits starts identifying victims of Limpopo crash

Tuesday 3 May 2016 05:31

Wits University management says it has begun the process of identifying the seven students that died in a crash on the N1 near the Nyl Toll Plaza in Limpopo on Monday.


Wits flies flags at half-mast for dead students

Monday 2 May 2016 19:24

Wits University is flying flags at half-mast after seven of its students died in a road accident in Limpopo.


Wits sends team to Limpopo

Monday 2 May 2016 17:20

The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) on Monday said it had sent a team of representatives to bereaved families of seven students, who died in a road accident on Sunday evening in Limpopo.


Heavy traffic expected on major routes

Monday 2 May 2016 16:20

Heavy traffic is expected on major routes on Monday as the May Day long weekend winds down.


Peters urges drivers to heed to road rules

Monday 2 May 2016 15:53

Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters and the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) have urged all motorists to heed to road rules.


Wits expresses shock at students' deaths in Limpopo crash

Monday 2 May 2016 14:15

Witwatersrand University (Wits) has described as shocking its students' passing away in a minibus taxi crash on the N1 near the Nyl Plaza toll in Limpopo.


Nine burnt beyond recognition in Limpopo crash

Monday 2 May 2016 09:34

Nine people have been killed after a mini bus they were travelling in overturned on the N1 near Nyl plaza toll gate in Limpopo.


High police presence in Vuwani amid protests

Monday 2 May 2016 07:55

Protesting residents of Vuwani in Limpopo have set alight a truck and a grader belonging to the Public Works Department.


The lions were in cages for four days on international flights before being released on Sunday.
Abused circus lions arrive in SA

Sunday 1 May 2016 15:56

Thirty-three neglected and abused circus lions that were rescued in South America last year, have arrived in South Africa.


Last year the municipal demarcation board announced that parts of Vuwani and Malamulele will be merged to establish a new municipal entity in the Vhembe region.
Vuwani residents meet to discuss way forward

Sunday 1 May 2016 12:17

Police have cordoned off some streets with razor wire at Vuwani, outside Thohoyandou, Limpopo, a few minutes before residents gather to discuss a way forward.


The taxi is believed to have veered onto the truck, causing a head-on collision. All passengers were killed on impact.
Authorities to investigate Randfontein crash

Saturday 30 April 2016 10:17

The Department of Transport says the Road Traffic Management Corporation will investigate the crash that killed 14 people on the R41 in Randfontein, on Friday.


Ntsieni earlier confessed to the murder of 22-year-old student Livhuwani Mmbodi in March 2014 and two young girls aged eight and nine in the nearby Golgotha area of Thohoyandou.
University student confesses of multiple killings

Friday 29 April 2016 17:43

Godfrey Ntsieni, who was arrested for the murder and rape of a 46-year-old university cleaner, has made a written confession at the Thohoyandou High Court that he murdered Brenda Ndove in July 2014.


Residents of the Vuwani area have asked the municipality to reverse the municipal demarcation board's decision to incorporate Vuwani into a new municipality in the Vhembe district.
Vuwani residents lose court bid

Friday 29 April 2016 11:10

The Limpopo high court in Polokwane has ruled against the residents of Vuwani who took the Municipal Demarcation Board to court.


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