SABC News - Limpopo


The warders started with the sit-in Tuesday night.
Limpopo prison warders embark on a strike

Wednesday 17 September 2014 09:25

About 600 workers, mostly warders, have embarked on a strike at the Kutama-Sinthumule Maximum Prison at Makhado in Limpopo.


 Lebogo allegedly shot and wounded a prominent youth league leader, Boy Mamabolo  and three other patrons on Sunday evening.  
Suspect in Limpopo ANCYL leader shooting to plead not guilty

Wednesday 17 September 2014 05:50

A former ANC Youth League secretary arrested in connection with the shooting incident at an entertainment facility in Polokwane intends pleading not guilty to the charges of attempted murder.


91 attacks on farms and 42 murders on farms have been reported in South Africa since January.
Over 1 000 farm murders since 1990: TAU

Wednesday 17 September 2014 05:36

There have been 1734 farm murders since 1990, the Transvaal Agricultural Union(TAU) said on Tuesday.


Lion on the loose in Limpopo killed

Tuesday 16 September 2014 18:19

One of the two lions that were on the loose in Tolwe Limpopo has been shot and killed.


Limpopo murder accused couple trial postponed

Tuesday 16 September 2014 13:44

The Polokwane High Court in Limpopo has postponed to next year the murder trial of a couple accused of killing a 16-year-old girl.


Two suspected rhino poachers escape from police cells

Tuesday 16 September 2014 11:22

Two men arrested for suspected rhino poaching have escaped from police cells at Vaalwater outside Lephalale in Limpopo.


Suspect in ANCYL leader shooting nabbed

Tuesday 16 September 2014 08:45

Police say a former ANC Youth League secretary in Limpopo who allegedly shot and wounded four patrons at an entertainment facility 'Waterland" in Polokwane has been arrested.


Two men arrested for fraud in Limpopo

Monday 15 September 2014 19:32

Two men arrested for allegedly defrauding overt thirty people of more than R200 000 in Limpopo.


ANCYL Limpopo leader wounded in night club shooting

Monday 15 September 2014 08:00

Limpopo police are searching for a man who allegedly shot and wounded prominent ANC Youth League leader, Boy Mamabolo and three others.


Lions on the loose in Limpopo

Sunday 14 September 2014 15:02

Two lions are on the loose in Tolwe, Limpopo. Police say they were spotted on Sunday next to the Glen Alpine Dam.


Three private doctors have voluntarily begun operating on patients, mostly road crash victims.
Polokwane hospital calls on private doctors for help

Sunday 14 September 2014 07:03

A huge backlog of patients waiting for operations at Polokwane Hospital has prompted the Health Department to call in the help of private doctors.


Eskom begins Medupi countdown

Saturday 13 September 2014 16:43

Monday would mark 100 days until the Medupi power station's unit six is powered up, Eskom said.


The deceased were hacking off pieces of meat from the hippo that was killed by a truck when they were hit by a bakkie.
Limpopo accident victims to be laid to rest

Saturday 13 September 2014 08:03

Eleven people who were killed when a bakkie hit them while they were kacking away at a dead hippo on the Giyani-Tzaneen road, will be buried this weekend.


SANParks organized Open National Parks Week to allow members of the public to visit national parks for free.
Motshekga to deliver the Mapungubwe Lecture

Friday 12 September 2014 14:18

Former ANC Chief Whip, Mathole Motshekga, is expected to deliver the Mapungubwe Lecture at the Mapungubwe World Heritage Site in Limpopo.


NCOP talks tough against lazy officials

Friday 12 September 2014 08:00

National Council of Provinces member and Contralesa President Setlamorago Thobejane says underperforming MECs and councillors must be sacked.


After a six year wait, residents next to Nandoni Dam are finally receiving safe drinking water from the dam.
Thohoyandou residents to get safe drinking water

Thursday 11 September 2014 16:40

Some communities residing next to the multi-million-rand Nandoni Dam Limpopo have expressed happiness that they are getting safe drinking water from the dam.


The department of Education in Limpopo is investigating allegations that a grade three teacher at Vondwe Primary School outside Thohoyandou has forced two pupils to drink their own urine.  
Limpopo students claim they were forced to drink urine

Monday 8 September 2014 18:21

The Department of Education in Limpopo is investigating allegations that a grade three teacher at Vondwe Primary School outside Thohoyandou has forced two pupils to drink their own urine.  


Infographic on the increase and decrease of the toilet bucket system in South Africa.
Eradication of bucket toilets seesaws

Monday 8 September 2014 13:54

Over the period 2012 to 2013, EC, NW and KZN reported increases in the use of the bucket toilet system. Decreases were reported in GP, WC, NC and FS.


A bakkie ploughed into the people while they were killing an injured hippo on the road.
Limpopo supports families of horror crash victims

Monday 8 September 2014 06:26

The Mopani district minicipality in Limpopo will support the families of the 10 people who were killed in a crash in Letsitele outside Tzaneen on Sunday.  


The suspects aged between 20 and 30 have allegedly stolen 20 computers.
Six arrested in Limpopo for house-breaking

Sunday 7 September 2014 09:20

Limpopo police have arrested six suspects including a Senegalese national in connection with a case of house-breaking and theft.


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