SABC News - Limpopo


The man is accused of killing his wife Fatima Patel.
Court hears of ‘strange behaviour’ in Patel case

Wednesday 26 October 2016 05:32

The murder trial of Limpopo businessman, Rameez Patel, has been adjourned to Wednesday at the High Court in Polokwane.


Leydsdorp between Tzaneen and Phalaborwa, came into existence during a gold rush in 1887.
World smallest city turned into a resort.

Tuesday 25 October 2016 21:24

The smallest city in the world, Leydsdorp, is being turned into a resort.


Court was packed to capacity with over 40 Vuwani residents appearing on different cases.
Court postpones Vuwani case to 2017

Tuesday 25 October 2016 20:22

Over 40 Vuwani residents will know their fate in 2017.


Farmers have not been able to deliver on some of their export orders due to low production.
Drought forces farmers to down scale production

Tuesday 25 October 2016 12:26

Some large-scale commercial farmers in the Letsitele area of Limpopo have been scaling down on production due to the persisting drought.


Vuwani residents to appear in court over violence, arson charges

Tuesday 25 October 2016 08:22

Fifty four residents of Vuwani and its surrounding villages, facing public violence and arson charges, are due to appear before the Thohoyandou Magistrate's Court.


Papers have been moved from places they were initially stored at to other facilities following fears of possible leaks.
Limpopo puts in place extra measures for matric exams

Tuesday 25 October 2016 06:00

The Basic Education Department says extra measures have been put in place to ensure the safety of question papers for final matric examinations in Limpopo.


Road fatalities in Limpopo increased to 9 this weekend

Sunday 23 October 2016 10:02

Two pedestrians have been killed in two separate crashes in Limpopo. This brings to nine the number of people who have died on the roads this weekend.


Hijackers strip couple naked

Sunday 23 October 2016 09:45

A couple has been stripped naked and dropped off in Thohoyandou in Limpopo during a hijacking.


The class of 2016 has officially begun writing National Senior Certificate exams.
Matric learners ready for final exams: Mhlanga

Wednesday 19 October 2016 10:26

The Department of Basic Education says it is confident that all matric learners throughout the country are ready to write their final examinations.


Pro- Makhado demarcation team to continue shutdown if demands not met

Sunday 16 October 2016 17:44

The pro Makhado Demarcation Task Team in Vuwani has vowed to continue with a total shutdown if the process of re-determination of boundaries is not completed by January next year.


Awards celebrate Limpopo's outstanding teachers

Friday 14 October 2016 08:16

Limpopo Education MEC Ishmael Kgetjepe has encouraged teachers to continue doing their best despite the challenges they are facing.


Thabazimbi Local Municipality owes service providers R400 million.
Thabazimbi Municipality suspends two managers

Saturday 8 October 2016 17:16

The troubled Thabazimbi Local Municipality in Limpopo has suspended two senior managers due to alleged maladministration.


Patients whose vision has been compromised by a medical condition known as Cataract have expressed joy that they are now able to see.
Limpopo Health Department on eye care awareness campaign

Friday 7 October 2016 16:07

About 100 patients suffering from a poor vision due to a medical condition known as cataracts will have surgical procedures to remove the cataract cloud at Mankweng Hospital in Limpopo.


More people are dying of diabetes in developing countries.
Infectious, non-communicable diseases on rise in developing countries

Wednesday 5 October 2016 21:18

The rates of infectious and non-communicable diseases are on the increase in developing countries.


Task team to deal with human trafficking

Monday 3 October 2016 13:13

The Limpopo Deputy Police Commissioner, Nonhlahla Zulu, says they have established a task team to deal with human trafficking.


They allegedly connived with a woman who registered the death of her daughter to claim insurance money in 2008.
Two expected in court for insurance fraud

Monday 3 October 2016 06:34

A 33-year-old medical doctor and an owner of a funeral parlour who were arrested for alleged fraud last week are expected to apply for bail in the Thohoyandou Magistrate's Court.


Chaos at Thabazimbi council meeting

Friday 30 September 2016 12:17

Chaos has broken out in the opposition led Thabazimbi municipality in Limpopo.


One of the people  who was involved in a Jet Ranger Helicopter crash has been seriously injured.
One person killed in helicopter crash

Thursday 29 September 2016 12:30

One person has been killed and another seriously injured when their helicopter crashed in the Mooketsi area north-east of Polokwane in Limpopo.


Students say they are fighting the government on the university.
University of Limpopo students ordered to vacate residences

Thursday 29 September 2016 05:41

Hundreds of University of Limpopo students are stranded after they were instructed to vacate residences on the Turfloop campus on Wednesday afternoon.


Academic activities suspended at University of Limpopo

Wednesday 28 September 2016 17:23

The University of Limpopo (UL) in Mankweng outside Polokwane has suspended academic activities indefinitely.


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