SABC News - Polokwane


As early as 2014, the national Health Department started their HPV campaign.
Limpopo Health Dept launches Human papillomavirus campaign

Monday 21 August 2017 17:08

Limpopo's Health Department is encouraging mothers of young girls aged between 9 and 14 to get them vaccinated for the Human papillomavirus (HPV).


Limpopo ANCYL backs Dlamini-Zuma for president

Monday 21 August 2017 05:04

The Limpopo 11th ANCYL Congress held in Polokwane has declared Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as their preferred candidate to lead the party during the December elective conference.


 The National Consumers Commission will be visiting other provinces to identify root causes of consumer problems.
National Consumer Commission to hold hearings in Limpopo

Sunday 20 August 2017 18:50

The National Consumer Commission (NCC) will on Monday hold two-day hearings on consumer related matters in Polokwane, Limpopo.


ANC NEC Member Bheki Cele has commended Deputy Minister of Higher Education Mduduzi Manana for resigning.
"Principle for deputy president to succeed president should continue"

Saturday 19 August 2017 20:46

ANC NEC member Bheki Cele says the party's principle and tradition for a deputy president to succeed the President should continue.


Residents of Lamodokop in Limpopo are not happy with the state of the roads in their community.
Lamodokop comes to a stand still

Monday 14 August 2017 19:53

Schools, businesses and other public offices were shut as residents of Lamodokop in Limpopo protested on Monday.


The recent appointment of Mandisa Maya as SCA President has been lauded as a step in the right direction.
Call for improved women representation in judiciary

Sunday 13 August 2017 13:22

More still needs to be done to ensure women representation in South Africa's judicial system.


One Maluleke says private vehicles that are illegally operating on the route, have been using their Dzumeri taxi rank since this morning
We still face challenges: Giyani Taxi Association

Thursday 10 August 2017 10:13

The Giyani Taxi Association says although they have resumed operating on the Tzaneen-Giyani route in Limpopo, they face challenges of motorists who continue to ferry passengers in the Dzumeri area.


Municipal Spokesperson Tshidiso Mothapo says alternative land will be provided in due course.
Municipality obtains court order against land invaders in Limpopo

Thursday 10 August 2017 04:45

The invasion of land by illegal occupants along the Matlala Road outside Polokwane in Limpopo is still ongoing.


Baroka FC says they are expecting a better season this time.
Baroka FC unveils 12 new signings

Wednesday 9 August 2017 21:30

Last season's  Premier Soccer League survivors, Baroka FC have unveiled 12 new signings at Ga-Mphahlele outside Polokwane in Limpopo on Wednesday.


Mining forum aims to industrialise Limpopo

Wednesday 9 August 2017 08:50

A new forum, comprising of mining companies operating in Limpopo as well as the provincial government, has been launched in Polokwane.


The Forum is the product of resolutions stemming from a Mining Roundtable summit which took place in 2016.
New mining forum launched in Limpopo

Tuesday 8 August 2017 16:45

The Forum seeks to come up with ways of industrialising the province through manufacturing and increasing support for local businesses.


Senzo Mchunu says that Ramaphosa has got support in many provinces, including KwaZulu Natal.
Mchunu backs Ramaphosa for President

Monday 7 August 2017 12:18

Former KwaZulu Natal Premier, Senzo Mchunu, is calling on members of the governing party to ensure that the party's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa becomes the next President.


Some Grade 12 learners in Limpopo are still without textbook.
Limpopo schools still experiencing textbooks shortages

Wednesday 26 July 2017 17:17

The shortage of textbooks is still being experienced by some schools in Limpopo.


Motorists have been urged to follow the rules of the road.
High traffic volumes expected on SA’s major routes

Sunday 23 July 2017 16:16

High traffic volumes are expected on major routes across the country on Sunday afternoon ahead of the reopening of inland schools on Monday after the winter holidays.


Proceeds from the marathon will be donated to the anti-rhino poaching unit in the Kruger National Park
Marathon runners to help save the rhinos

Saturday 22 July 2017 11:05

Marathon runners in Polokwane are participating in an anti-rhino poaching race this weekend to help save the rhinos.


Scores of Limpopo coaches complete CAF coaching course

Friday 21 July 2017 15:25

More than 50 soccer coaches from Limpopo as well as further afield have completed their Confederation of African Football (Caf) Level D coaching licenses.


Saftu to hold a feedback rally in Limpopo

Saturday 15 July 2017 11:00

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) will on Saturday hold a Limpopo feedback rally in Polokwane.


Rameez Patel’s lawyer, Tumi Mokoena, was absent from court today for the second time this week.
Polokwane businessman Rameez Patel murder-trial postponed

Thursday 13 July 2017 15:01

The murder trial of Polokwane businessman Rameez Patel has been postponed to September at the Limpopo High Court due to his lawyer's illness.


The country's production is expected to be one of the highest, with enough reserves for the export market.
Minimal damage on maize production by Fall Army Worm

Thursday 13 July 2017 14:34

Commercial farmers that were directly affected by the presence of the Fall Army Worm, say the arrival of the worm has not had an impact on the harvesting of maize.


The visit comes after allegations made by the DA over the construction of the state of the art facility.
Ramathuba visits drug treatment centre in Limpopo

Friday 7 July 2017 17:20

The construction of what is going to be the only public rehabilitation centre for drug addiction in the province has been postponed several times since 2011.


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