SABC News - Limpopo


Protesters have barricaded the street with burning tyres and other objects.
Polokwane protest prompts road closure

Thursday 27 November 2014 10:00

Limpopo Traffic Authorities say protestors have blocked the main street leading to town from Ladana to Polokwane.


Foreign nationals defraud Sassa in Limpopo

Wednesday 26 November 2014 19:03

There is a high prevalence of cases of foreign nationals who are defrauding Sassa offices in the Vhembe and Mopani Districts of Limpopo to get social grants.


By-elections running smoothly in provinces

Wednesday 26 November 2014 18:01

Voters in the Western Cape, Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal and the North West are casting their votes in different polling stations on Wednesday.


Eskom pushes to meet Medupi deadline

Tuesday 25 November 2014 12:15

Eskom says it is working hard to meet the December deadline to switch on unit six of the multi-billion rand Medupi power station in Limpopo to supply power to the national grid.


Limpopo loses R500 million in RDP housing failure

Monday 24 November 2014 17:02

Limpopo Department of Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs has lost R500 million back to the National Treasury after it failed to build RDP houses in the province.


There are over 500 vacant positions in Limpopo.
Concern over impact of vacant positions on service delivery

Monday 24 November 2014 14:41

The chairperson of the Limpopo Public Administration Committee Joseph Maswanganyi says more than 500 vacant positions in various departments are yet to be filled.


 The burials for all the fourteen victims in the province will take place on Saturday.
Nigerian tragedy Limpopo victims to be buried

Saturday 22 November 2014 07:32

The 14 people who died in the Synagogue Church of All Nations guesthouse collapse will be buried in various places in Limpopo on Saturday.


By-elections in the Mogalakwena Municipality will take place next Wednesday.
ANC takes over Mogalakwena Municipality

Friday 21 November 2014 14:25

COPE councillor in the Mogalakwena Municipality of Limpopo, Pat Motlohonong, has accepted the North Gauteng High Court decision to dismiss the case involving the ANC and the municipal council.


All the victims will be laid to rest tomorrow at various places in the province
Limpopo, Nigeria tragedy victims to be laid to rest

Friday 21 November 2014 12:00

The Limpopo families who lost loved ones in the Nigeria guesthouse tragedy are making final arrangements for the funerals.


Fraud, theft in social grants remain a challenge

Wednesday 19 November 2014 19:26

Senior citizens residing in the boundaries of the Polokwane Municipality in Limpopo have once again urged Sassa to treat the matter as urgent.


Food contamination at schools prompt 'sabotage' claims

Wednesday 19 November 2014 12:05

About two thousand learners at school in Sekhukhune Limpopo have been hospitalised since September after allegedly eating contaminated food at schools


Nigeria building collapse victim laid to rest

Tuesday 18 November 2014 20:20

The first South African victim from the Nigeria building collapse has been laid to rest.


Twelve people from the Eastern Cape died in the incident, but three bodies have not repatriated
EC government holds memorial service for Nigeria’s victims

Tuesday 18 November 2014 09:37

The Eastern Cape provincial government is today holding a memorial service for the nine victims who died in the guesthouse tragedy in Nigeria two months ago


Nigeria must help bring closure to Lagos building tragedy: Premier

Tuesday 18 November 2014 05:55

Limpopo’s Premier Stan Mathabatha is calling on the Nigerian authorities to help bring closure to the Lagos building tragedy that claimed the lives of 116 people, including 85 South Africans.


New candidates to contest Mogalakwena Local Municipality by-elections

Monday 17 November 2014 17:01

The ANC in Limpopo has unveiled 13 candidates to contest by-elections in the embattled Mogalakwena Local Municipality, in Mokopane next week.


Wild animals attack two men in Limpopo

Monday 17 November 2014 06:39

Two men have been attacked by wild animals in two separate incidents on private game farms near the Kruger National park in Limpopo over the weekend.


Madonsela worried about 'chaos' in parliament

Monday 17 November 2014 06:30

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says South Africans should ask themselves if the legacy of the 20 years of democracy is still alive after last week's events in Parliament.


Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government will ensure a speedy repatriation of the remaining unidentified bodies.  
Govt to ensure the speedy repatriation of remaining victims: Ramaphosa

Sunday 16 November 2014 17:05

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has stressed that the government will ensure that the remaining bodies of people from South Africa are speedily repatriated from Nigeria.


Condolences pour in as Nigerian disaster victims arrive in SA

Sunday 16 November 2014 14:36

SACC General Secretary Reverend Mautjie Pataki has urged churches and ordinary citizens to pray for the families of the victims of the Lagos church collapse.


F State road accidents claim six lives

Sunday 16 November 2014 08:31

Six people have been killed and one seriously injured in two separate crashes in the Free State.


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