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Olifantspoort plant stopped, shortages may occur

Water supply from Olifantspoort plant was interrupted earlier this morning to allow for repairs to the Specon line that was allegedly damaged by a contractor....

Water supply restored, reservoirs still low

In an effort to manage future disruptions to the city’s water supply, a high-level meeting between officials of Polokwane Municipality and Lepelle Northern Water...

Six die after vehicle overturns

Police are investigating a case of culpable homicide following the death of six people including three children after a Toyota Venture overturned on the R81 at...

Patel case postponed to September, October

The trial of double murder accused Rameez Patel was earlier today (Monday) provisionally postponed by the Limpopo High Court to September pending Patel’s brother...

Six die after underground fire at Phalaborwa mine

The Police Search and Rescue Unit this morning (Monday) at 02:35 retrieved the remains of the last of six mineworkers trapped underground at Phalabowa Copper Mine...

BREAKING NEWS – Razeen Patel shot one day before due to testify

Polokwane Observer was informed by a reliable source this morning (Monday) that Razeen Patel, brother of double murder accused Rameez, was allegedly shot four times at...

BREAKING NEWS – Residents up in arms about water crisis

Irate residents of the city are no longer willing to listen to Polokwane Municipality’s excuses for the low reservoir levels that have left households and...

BREAKING NEWS – Polokwane Municipality unable to register, license vehicles

Residents of the city where turned away from Polokwane Municipality’s licensing offices this morning (Thursday) due to the unavailability of forms required to print...

R50 000 reward for info after killing

A reward of R50 000 is set aside for anyone with information that might lead to the arrest of the suspects involved in a shooting incident at Henny Mabuza hostel outside...

BREAKING NEWS – Taxi owner gunned down – manhunt for suspect(s)

Police have launched a manhunt for the suspect(s) who reportedly shot and killed taxi owner William Thononda (65) in front of his house in Block F, Thohoyandou yesterday...