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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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