SABC News - Polokwane


SANRAL has allocated the project R160 million
Contruction of N1 bridges in Limpopo delayed

Monday 20 March 2017 17:19

The period for the construction of three bridges on the N1 at Matoks between Polokwane and Louis Trichardt has been extended by two months.


Doom pastor loses court bid against Limpopo Health Dept

Monday 20 March 2017 15:55

The High Court in Polokwane has upheld its order to prevent a Limpopo pastor from spraying his congregants with the Doom insecticide.


Coach confident Baroka FC can avoid relegation

Sunday 19 March 2017 06:27

Baroka FC fought back to hold Kaizer Chiefs to a 2-2 stalemate in an entertaining league encounter played at Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane on Saturday night.


Baroka FC survival in PSL looks bleak

Monday 6 March 2017 14:13

The interim coach of the PSL tail-enders Baroka FC, Kgoloko Thobejane, says it will be difficult for his side to survive the dreaded relegation.


Limpopo crash claims seven lives

Sunday 5 March 2017 09:32

A horrific motor-vehicle accident has caused the death of seven people in Limpopo.


The assistant pharmacist and two security guards are employed at the depot.
Medication theft suspects seek bail

Tuesday 28 February 2017 12:00

Three people arrested for the alleged theft of medication worth R1.2 at the Limpopo pharmaceutical depot in Polokwane are expected to apply for bail at the Seshego Magistrate's Court.


Protest shuts down Limpopo school

Monday 27 February 2017 11:33

Protesting learners and community members from Ga-Mamabolo outside Polokwane, Limpopo, have closed down a local secondary school.


Maritzburg United back to winning ways

Sunday 26 February 2017 20:58

Maritzburg United are back to their winning ways as they came back from a goal down to beat Free State Stars 2-1 in an Absa Premiership match.


CANSA holds its Shavathons in shopping centres around SA

Saturday 25 February 2017 15:31

The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) is holding its Shavathons at malls and shopping centres across the country.


No goals in SuperSport, F State and Baroka, Platinum matches

Thursday 16 February 2017 12:30

Free State Stars entertained SuperSport United played to a goalless draw in North West on Wednesday.


Suspected lion poachers to appear in court

Monday 13 February 2017 10:40

Five suspects arrested for allegedly dealing in lion parts, are applying for bail in the Phalaborwa magistrate's court in Limpopo.


Polokwane and Martizburg draw 1-1

Thursday 9 February 2017 08:13

Polokwane City and Maritzburg United played to a 1-1 draw in an Absa Premiership fixture played at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium on Wednesday night. The halftime score was 0-0.


Doom Prophet's case due back in court next month

Tuesday 31 January 2017 06:50

The case of Pastor Lethebo Rabalago, who used insecticides to heal congregants, and the Limpopo Department of Health was postponed to March 20 at the Polokwane High Court.


Some schools in Limpopo have still not received stationery.
Limpopo MEC takes the fall for late, non-delivery of stationery

Thursday 26 January 2017 14:39

Limpopo’s Education MEC Ishmael Kgetjepe has accepted blame for the late or non-delivery of stationery at some schools in the province.


The union urged communities, parents and learners to join its march on Thursday.
Teacher union threatens to shut down schools in Limpopo

Wednesday 25 January 2017 11:00

Sadtu on Wednesday threatened a "total shutdown" of schools in Limpopo should education authorities not heed its demand to fix the education crisis in the province.


Pastor of the Mount Zion General Assembly in Zebediela, Lethebo Rabalago, made headlines for spraying his congregants with Doom.
"Doom" prophet to appear in court

Friday 20 January 2017 10:03

The so-called prophet of DOOM, Lethebo Rabalago is expected to appear in the Polokwane High Court in Limpopo on Friday.


 Dipuo Peters says the collision could have been avoided.
Minister calls for harsher punishment for road accident perpetrators

Saturday 14 January 2017 12:19

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says the Justice Department must impose harsh punishment on people responsible for road crashes.


Heavy traffic is expected on the roads as the festive season comes to an end and schools are opening in some provinces this week.
Traffic set to peak as motorists head home

Sunday 8 January 2017 12:01

Traffic volumes are expected to increase Sunday afternoon from the N1 North in Musina as scores of motorists will be heading home from various destinations after the Festive Season.  


A 36-year-old man found with 1720 boxes of cigarettes was arrested.
Counterfeit cigarettes seized in Limpopo, one arrest

Saturday 7 January 2017 11:17

Limpopo police flying squad officers made a breakthrough in Seshego, Polokwane, when they followed up on a tip-off from members of the community about counterfeit cigarettes.


Limpopo blind students amongst top achievers

Thursday 5 January 2017 11:24

Three learners from the Rivoni School for the Blind in Limpopo are among the top achievers of 2016 Matric Results.


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