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City epicentre: Stay at home, says MEC

The city has fast become the Covid-19 epicentre in the province. This is according to the Health MEC, Phophi Ramathuba, as Polokwane in the last week recorded an...

Muni finances paint a bleak picture, says AG

The report of the Auditor-General (AG) Kimi Makwetu, on the audit outcomes for local government for the 2018/19 financial year that was released last Wednesday, paints...

‘No’ from Treasury for R300 million loan

Polokwane’s financial liquidity rate is currently being described as ‘unhealthy’ by the National Treasury, and was one of the reasons the municipality’s plan to...

Residents shut school after suspected Covid-19 case

The community of Zone 5 in Seshego last Wednesday closed Alf Makaleng Primary School after reports of a positive Covid-19 case surfaced. William Sathekge, Public...

Donkey cart owners warned

Polokwane Municipality has warned donkey cart owners operating in the city and surrounding suburbs that they will face the full might of the law if they do not comply...

Enough PPE equipment, says MEC

The Health MEC, Phophi Ramathuba this week refuted claims that the provincial pharmaceutical depot is running low on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This follows an...

Former Leopards, Baroka player dies

Former Black Leopards and Baroka star, Khunani Nkoana passed away at the Pietersburg Provincial Hospital on Tuesday. The 28-year-old, who was released by Tshakhuma Tsha...

Polokwane Municipality gives amnesty to those with illegal water, power connections

The Polokwane Municipality is affording amnesty for illegal electricity and water connections. Residents who turn themselves in during this period will be offered an...

Mankweng Taxi Association to increase fares

Commuters travelling from Mankweng, Segopye and Ga-Mothapo and surrounding areas to Polokwane will have to add an extra R3 to their taxi fare as of Wednesday, 15 July....

GNT sticks to 50% loading capacity

Despite the resolution from the National Taxi Alliance and South African National Taxi Council to have taxis operating at 100% capacity, Great North Transport says they...