SABC News - Limpopo


The Department of Education has acknowledged the shortage of textbooks in Limpopo
Befa pushes for an interdict over Limpopo textbook saga

Wednesday 23 April 2014 05:48

The battle between lobby group Befa and the Department of Basic Education will continue on Wednesday in the High Court in Pretoria.


Families of Limpopo accident victims have to wait for DNA results

Tuesday 22 April 2014 19:42

Families of eight victims of a minibus accident in Limpopo last Thursday, will be able to bury their loved ones after six weeks.


Court hears Limpopo textbook case

Tuesday 22 April 2014 15:31

The Limpopo Education Department has admitted that textbooks for certain subjects have not yet been delivered to 39 schools in the province.


It is believed there is still a widespread shortage of textbooks at schools in Limpopo.
Limpopo textbook 'battle' heads back to court

Tuesday 22 April 2014 05:42

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) will again approach the high court in Pretoria on Tuesday.


Time has come for real political change: Ramphele

Tuesday 22 April 2014 05:41

Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele concluded her Easter holiday electioneering campaign by visiting communities in areas traditionally known as ANC strongholds.


Traffic volumes increase as holidaymakers return

Monday 21 April 2014 17:58

The N1 South between Polokwane and Pretoria is experiencing heavy traffic as Zionist Church and St Engenus pilgrims are heading home from Moria


Forty rhino horns stolen at MTPA

Monday 21 April 2014 15:04

Forty rhino horns have been stolen at the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) headquarters at Mataffin in Nelspruit.


Limpopo man in court for killing grandmother

Monday 21 April 2014 10:40

A man is expected to appear in the Giyani Magistrate's Court on Tuesday for allegedly killing his 83 year-old grandmother with an axe, says the Limpopo police


The two will face charges of illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.
Two arrested for rhino poaching

Monday 21 April 2014 10:37

Two men are expected to appear in the Tzaneen Magistrate's Court on Tuesday for suspected rhino poaching, Limpopo police said


Authourities are investigating the cause of the accidents.
One dead 11 injured in Limpopo accidents

Monday 21 April 2014 09:41

A person has been killed and 11 others suffered injuries in two separate accidents outside Makhado in Limpopo.


There is a hive of activity in and around Moria as pilgrims are leaving.
Traffic from Polokwane increases

Monday 21 April 2014 09:21

Traffic volumes on the R71 outside Polokwane in Limpopo have increased as members of the Zionist Christian Church and holiday makers return to their various destinations.


Family members asked to identify Limpopo crash victims

Monday 21 April 2014 06:54

Police have called on relatives of the eight people who were killed in a taxi accident on Thursday evening, on the Makhado-Thohoyandou road in Limpopo, to come forward to identify the bodies.


Heavy traffic volumes expected to increase in Limpopo

Sunday 20 April 2014 20:10

Hundreds of vehicles have now started to depart from the ZCC and St Engenus headquarters in Moria outside Polokwane in Limpopo.


Traffic subsides at Groblersbridge border post

Saturday 19 April 2014 15:06

Traffic has subsided at the Groblersbridge border post between South Africa and Botswana in Limpopo.


Nearly 30 people have reportedly been killed nationally since the start of Easter Weekend.
SA road death toll keeps rising

Saturday 19 April 2014 11:15

The death toll on roads in Limpopo has increased to 10 as nearly 30 people have been killed nationally since the beginning of the Easter weekend.


ZCC congregants awaiting the Easter service on Saturday.
ZCC congregants gather for Easter pilgrimage

Saturday 19 April 2014 11:00

Thousands of pilgrims have converged at the Zion Christian Church (ZCC) and St Engenas churches at Moria outside Polokwane in Limpopo for their Easter pilgrimage.


Malema says ANC does not have charismatic leaders whose names can be used to woo voters.
Malema accuses ANC of abusing Mandela's name

Friday 18 April 2014 20:17

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has accused ANC leaders of abusing former president Nelson Mandela's name in their campaign for May 7 general elections.


Thousands of pilgrims have converged on the ZCC headquarters in Moria for their Easter pilgrimage.
Traffic congested at ZCC entrance in Moria

Friday 18 April 2014 20:09

There's traffic congestion at the entrance of the ZCC in Moria outside Polokwane in Limpopo.


Border authorities have deployed more staff and increased service points at the Beit Bridge border post in Limpopo.
Travellers laud Beit Brigde border authorities’ work

Friday 18 April 2014 18:52

Travellers passing through the Beit Bridge border post in Limpopo have commended the border authorities for their good logistical arrangements.


The passengers, including the driver, were burnt beyond recognition.
Over speeding, fatigue behind Limpopo crash: Police

Friday 18 April 2014 18:40

Preliminary investigations indicate that over-speeding and fatigue are the possible causes of Thursday night's horrific taxi accident in which eight people were killed on the Thohoyandou-Makhado road.


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