SABC News - Polokwane


Limpopo among areas with increasing rate of teenagers with HIV

Saturday 17 June 2017 15:48

The Limpopo Health Department has taken its "She conquers" campaign, which targets adolescent girls and young women, to the village of Nobody outside Polokwane.


 Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says she has served the people of South Africa for the great part of her life and will not cannot refuse the nomination to be the next ANC president.
Dlamini-Zuma accepts her nomination to succeed Jacob Zuma

Friday 16 June 2017 17:11

Former African Union Chairperson Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has officially accepted her nomination by the ANC Youth League to succeed Jacob Zuma as ANC president.


The police in Seshego outside Polokwane are investigating the case of child kidnapping.
Five-year-old girl survives kidnapping in Limpopo

Monday 12 June 2017 14:51

A five year-old child has had a lucky escape from a kidnapper in Seshego outside Polokwane in Limpopo.


The accident happened when a truck allegedly overtook another vehicle, colliding with an on-coming taxi last Tuesday.
Road collision victims outside Lebowakgomo laid to rest

Sunday 11 June 2017 16:02

Eight of the nine people, who died in a road accident outside Lebowakgomo in Limpopo, have been laid to rest in various areas in Ga-Masemola on Sunday morning.


Limpopo head-on collision victims to be laid to rest

Sunday 11 June 2017 06:10

Eight of the nine people who died in a collision outside Lebowakgomo in Limpopo on Tuesday, are being laid to rest on Sunday in a mass funeral service at Ga-Masemola.


They beat fellow Limpopo-based side, Black Leopards, 2-1 in a match played in that province's capital city, Polokwane.
Baroka FC are at the top

Wednesday 7 June 2017 20:35

Baroka FC are at the top of the three-team National First Division promotion-relegation play-off log.


The all-important clash will be played in the new Peter Mokaba stadium on Wednesday afternoon and both teams have played to a draw with Stellenbosch FC.
Black Leopards, Baroka FC to battle it out in NFD playoffs

Tuesday 6 June 2017 20:30

Two Limpopo-based teams, Black Leopards and Baroka FC, are promising a spectacular clash in their National First Division promotion-relegation play-off match.


ANC branches in Mopani and Waterberg regions are still being audited.
ANC in Limpopo will meet to plan regional conferences

Monday 5 June 2017 16:48

Four out of five regions of the ANC in Limpopo have not yet conducted their elective conferences ahead of the party's National Policy Conference at the end of June.


Sadtu's deputy provincial chairperson, Esther Mokwele, says the department does not take the unions' role seriously.
Summit to address school challenges to be held in Limpopo

Monday 29 May 2017 17:32

Most speakers have focused on how the learning environment of learners in rural schools should be improved.


Lindiwe revealed this at the Limpopo African National Congress Veteran League provincial council in Polokwane on Sunday.
Lindiwe Sisulu lobbied to become ANC president

Sunday 28 May 2017 20:09

Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu has admitted that she is being lobbied by some sections within the ANC to become the party's next President in December.


Dr Mathews Phosa's motorcade has taken a tour around  Botlokwa village.
Phosa arrives in Limpopo to deliver O.R Tambo memorial lecture

Sunday 28 May 2017 15:03

ANC National Executive Committee member Mathews Phosa has received a resounding welcome at the Sekakene community hall in Botlokwa outside Polokwane in Limpopo.


Sisulu to address Limpopo Veterans League

Sunday 28 May 2017 12:41

ANC NEC member and Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu will address the last day of the Limpopo Veterans League provincial council in Polokwane.


Mathews Phosa to deliver Tambo lecture

Sunday 28 May 2017 12:30

People have started gathering in Polokwane in Limpopo, where ANC NEC member Mathews Phosa is expected to deliver the O.R Tambo Memorial Lecture on Sunday.


Veterans PGC to address corruption, divisions within the ANC

Friday 26 May 2017 15:14

Corruption in different sectors and divisions within the African National Congress are some of the issues to be discussed during the ANC Veterans League's Provincial General Council.


Mutheiwana has emphasised that the department continues to do its best to serve the public.
Limpopo education dept returns R800mln to treasury

Wednesday 24 May 2017 17:25

Limpopo Education Department returns over R800 million due to under spending.


Mkhize labels Eskom saga an 'embarrassment'

Wednesday 24 May 2017 06:19

African National Congress Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize says the on-going Eskom saga involving Brian Molefe is an embarrassment to the ruling party.


Some Limpopo schools are without textbooks.
Limpopo govt blames service providers for non-delivery of texbooks

Monday 22 May 2017 17:09

The Limpopo Education Department has blamed two service providers for the non-delivery of some textbooks to 538 schools across the province.


The Executive Council which comprises Premier Stan Mathabatha and his MECs has expressed concern over cases of missing girls in the province.
Limpopo holds its Executive Council meeting

Thursday 18 May 2017 18:56

The abduction of young girls and developments at the Lim345 Municipality has been highlighted during Limpopo's latest Executive Council (EXCO) meeting.


Polokwane mayor Thembi Nkadimeng publicly accepted responsibility for the incident.
Family of electrocuted learner yet to receive compensation

Thursday 18 May 2017 16:04

The father of a 12-year-old girl, who died after being electrocuted at a bus stop in May last year, has accused the Polokwane Municipality in Limpopo of failing to compensate the family.


Baroka FC coach optimistic of PSL survival

Thursday 18 May 2017 06:27

Baroka FC coach Kgoloko Thobejane says despite Wednesday night's stalemate with Highlands Park at the Peter Mokoba stadium his team will survive the PSL relegation chop.


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