SABC News - Limpopo


The welcoming ceremony for the National Special Olympics team culminated with the launch of the Vhembe district Special Olympic Games.
Special Olympics CEO hopes Limpopo hosts National Games in 2018

Saturday 23 May 2015 10:00

The Chief Executive Officer of Special Olympics South Africa, Igna Steyn, has expressed her wish to see Limpopo province host the National Special Olympic Games in 2018.


Construction workers at Medupi power station downed tools in March.
Medupi workers sign peace agreement

Saturday 23 May 2015 06:33

Some construction workers who returned to work at Eskom’s multi-billion rand Medupi Power Station in Limpopo say they are happy to return to work after two months of the no work, no pay, stay away.


Mokopane residents demand removal of Mogalakwena officials

Friday 22 May 2015 15:40

Some residents of Mokopane in Limpopo are demanding the removal of senior officials at the Mogalakwena Local Municipality.


The Nyl River is the source of water for farmers in the Modimolle area.
Farming suspended in Limpopo due to sulphuric acid spill in Nyl river

Thursday 21 May 2015 17:51

Modimolle farmers in Limpopo have suspended farming activities after a sulphuric acid spill contaminated the Nyl River last weekend


Public Service Commission found that the Western Cape Health Department has fared the best in a study on health care
Western Cape 'raises bar' in health care delivery

Thursday 21 May 2015 12:36

The Public Service Commission (PSC) has found that the Western Cape Health Department has fared the best in a study on health care delivery which was conducted with three other provinces.


South Africa is experiencing a dry season due to the past season not being as rainy as hoped.
'Conserve water, every drop counts'

Thursday 21 May 2015 10:15

Department of Water Affairs Spokesperson, Sputnik Ratau says South Africa is experiencing a water shortage due to the past rainy season not being as rainy as it was expected to be.


Union gives MTN seven days ultimatum

Thursday 21 May 2015 08:00

Communications Workers Union has given Mobile operator MTN seven days to respond to its demands.


Public health system is falling apart: TAC

Thursday 21 May 2015 05:45

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) says the shortage of critical medicines at health facilities cannot go unnoticed any longer.


MTN workers strike shuts down Polokwane call centre

Wednesday 20 May 2015 14:37

Mobile giant MTN’s call centre in Polokwane has been totally shutdown due to a workers strike.


Back to work for Medupi workers

Tuesday 19 May 2015 12:00

A majority of workers have reported to work at Eskom's Medupi power station in Lephalale, Limpopo on Tuesday.  


Walter Sisulu was born in 1912 on May 18 and passed away in 2003 on the 5th of the same month.
Leaders urged to work hard in honour of Walter Sisulu

Tuesday 19 May 2015 08:00

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi says ANC leaders and leaders of the alliance partners who are in leadership positions in government must work hard to better the lives of ordinary people.


There are over 5 600 remanded detainees in the Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West regions.
Ministry launches uniform for awaiting trial detainees

Monday 18 May 2015 20:20

The Department of Correctional Services has launched a uniform for remanded detainees at the Witbank Correctional facility in Mpumalanga.


Limpopo accident claims 11 lives

Monday 18 May 2015 10:28

Eleven people have been killed in a hit-and-run accident between Marble Hall and Siyabuswa on Sunday night.


Bathabile Dlamini preferred for ANCWL presidency

Sunday 17 May 2015 10:44

Most delegates at the ANCWL Provincial General Council voted for Bathabile Dlamini as the preferred candidate for the league's presidency opposing the current president Angie Motshekga.


Mourners gathered to pay tribute to gospel musician 'Mpho Regalo' Gangashe.
Gospel musician Mpho "Regalo" Gangashe laid to rest

Saturday 16 May 2015 18:55

Gospel musician, Mpho "Regalo" Gangashe, has been laid to rest at his family plot in Makonde, next to Khubvi, in Limpopo.


Spotlight on 'divisions' at ANCWL conference

Saturday 16 May 2015 15:00

The African National Congress Women’s League members have gathered at a lodge just outside Polokwane in Limpopo ahead of their elective conference on Saturday.


The highlight of the ceremony was the graduation of 55-year-old Rachel Morake who is the oldest graduate to receive a degree from the University of Venda.
Motlanthe confers qualifications to Univen graduates

Friday 15 May 2015 14:29

Chancellor of the University of Venda in Limpopo, Kgalema Motlanthe, has conferred more than 2 000 certificates, diplomas and degrees on students of the university.


N West copper and gold 'thieves' still at large

Friday 15 May 2015 05:24

No arrests have been made after a vehicle filled with gold and copper worth millions of rand was seized outside Musina in Limpopo.


 Residents blockaded the busy R37 road between Polokwane and Burgersfort with burning tyres, stones and other material.
Calm returns to Atok following violent protests

Thursday 14 May 2015 08:18

The situation has returned to normal at Atok outside Burgersfort in Limpopo, where a three-day violent protest claimed the life of a resident and left another one injured.


Mpumalanga environmental crisis highlights vulture vulnerability

Wednesday 13 May 2015 17:25

The environmental catastrophe in which 65 endangered vultures were poisoned and killed near Hoedspruit, Mpumalanga, has again highlighted the vulnerability of vultures worldwide.


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