SABC News - Limpopo


Vuwani residents started with the shut-down of services three months ago.
Police monitor protest-prone Vuwani

Wednesday 27 July 2016 16:14

Police are monitoring the situation at the trouble torn Vuwani area, outside Thohoyandou in Limpopo, ahead of the municipal elections next week.


EFF hopes to win Limpopo

Tuesday 26 July 2016 19:11

In Limpopo the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) says it wants to win the Polokwane Municipality.


Wednesday's Lotto jackpot is meanwhile estimated R30 million.
R87 million Powerball Jackpot prize yet to be claimed

Tuesday 26 July 2016 15:15

No one has come forward to claim last Friday's R87 million Powerball Jackpot prize.


At least 30 schools have been burnt in Vuwani following the shutdown which is prompted by a municipal demarcation issue.
Elections won't take place in Vuwani: Forum

Tuesday 26 July 2016 10:11

The Pro-Makhado Forum in Vuwani, Limpopo, says no agreement has been reached after a shutdown was declared in the area from May 1 to August 3.


Police spokesperson Moatshe Ngoepe says preliminary investigations show that the bus driver lost control of the vehicle after the fire extinguisher exploded, blocking his view.
Man dies in Limpopo freak bus accident

Tuesday 26 July 2016 05:38

A man has been killed after he tried to jump from a moving bus in a freak accident on the Matlala road in Limpopo.


Vuwani constitutional crisis looming

Monday 25 July 2016 21:28

A constitutional crisis was looming in Limpopo as Vuwani residents vowed to block the Electoral Commission of South Africa from holding the 2016 Municipal Elections in the violence-troubled area.


Seven children have reportedly suffered injuries on the school premises.
Teaching on hold at Limpopo school as roof collapses

Monday 25 July 2016 20:45

Teaching and learning have on Monday been put on hold at Hlalelani Primary School in Waterval, outside Elim in Limpopo.


Rain and snow have swept through large parts of the country and temperatures have dropped markedly.
Cold weather to subside by Wednesday

Monday 25 July 2016 17:25

The bitterly cold weather in most parts of South Africa is expected to subside late on Wednesday.


President Jacob Zuma told residents of Ga-Seleka village in Lephalale, Limpopo that voting for an opposition party is a wasted vote as they only help the politicians to get parliamentary seats.
Zuma goes on offensive against opposition parties

Monday 25 July 2016 07:25

President Jacob Zuma launched a scathing attack on opposition parties as he began the final push for votes ahead of next Wednesday's elections.  


The fire in the plantation area started on Friday
Efforts to curb Limpopo fire suspended

Monday 25 July 2016 05:54

Bad weather conditions have pushed Working on Fire firefighters to suspend efforts to stop flames ravaging the plantation area.


President Jacob Zuma was addressing a packed hall in Ga-Seleka in Lephalale in Limpopo.
Zuma takes swipe at opposition parties

Sunday 24 July 2016 18:20

President Jacob Zuma has taken a swipe at opposition parties, telling the elderly in a village in Limpopo that they must not waste their votes on them.  


Julius Malema has taken the party electioneering campaign to his home township, Seshego outside Polokwane this weekend.
EFF can change the lives of voters: Malema

Saturday 23 July 2016 17:46

Julius Malema says his party will need only five years to change the lives of people if voted into power.


EFF to restore the dignity of blacks: Malema

Friday 22 July 2016 19:36

The Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, on Friday continued with his election campaign in different parts of Limpopo while the EFF National Chairperson was in the Eastern Cape.


Van Rooyen urges Vuwani communities not to boycott elections

Friday 22 July 2016 19:15

Co-Operative Governance Minister Des Van Rooyen is urging communities who are unhappy on various issues to reconsider their stance that they will not be voting in the August municipal elections.


Jacques Smalle says they want to win a minimum of two or three wards within the Tubatse Municipality.
DA promises to improve financial management In Tubatse

Friday 22 July 2016 15:49

Jacques Smalle says if his party can be voted into power at Tubatse they will implement the turnaround strategy to assist the municipality do well financially.


Limpopo ANCYL dissatisfied with provincial mayoral candidates

Friday 22 July 2016 09:52

The ANCYL in Limpopo is holding a media briefing on Friday to express its dissatisfaction with the selection of the ruling party's mayoral candidates in the province.


Malema was addressing residents of Mogalakwena in Limpopo while campaigning for the upcoming local government elections.
Land reform makes poor Zimbabweans better off than S Africans: Malema

Wednesday 20 July 2016 14:38

Zimbabwe’s land reform may have left the country in an economic bind, but EFF leader Julius Malema says black Zimbabweans are better off than their South African counterparts.


Dzanani residents sick of smelly sewage dams

Tuesday 19 July 2016 19:21

Residents of Dzanani Township in Makhado, Limpopo are complaining about an unpleasant stench that comes from five sewage dams close to the township.


27 die through botched circumcision this year: Government

Tuesday 19 July 2016 15:51

At least 27 people died through botched circumcision this year.


Vuwani learners continue to lose learning time

Monday 18 July 2016 10:14

Learners from the Vuwani area in Limpopo continue to lose time for learning.


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