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Deacon murders: four suspects remanded in custody

POLOKWANE – The cases against the accused in the Deacon murders was postponed by the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court on Friday, 25 September. Sophie Mmako (51),...

WATCH: Residents stand in unison against gender-based violence

Women and men of the city gathered outside the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court this morning, where the four accused in the murder of local Ocean Basket owner, Lizette...

World Rhino Day celebrated this week

Conservationists observed World Rhino Day on Tuesday, taking note of the fact that more than 50% of rhino in South Africa is currently under private protection....

Minister Didiza on challenges regarding land

The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Thoko Didiza, told Polokwane Observer last Thursday that a task team will be established to deal with all...

Post-lockdown: Muni to start cleaning up

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement last week of many relaxations to the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, the Polokwane Municipality is adamant to...

More than 500 apply for amnesty at Polokwane Municipality

Polokwane Municipality has received 625 amnesty applications of which 125 are from residents of Annadale. This comes after the municipality opened up an amnesty period...

‘Skills for the homeless’

“We are still waiting for the skills development courses they promised us.” These are the words of a homeless man who has been residing at the Polokwane Showgrounds...

Two hours to get to murder scene

A shortage of police vehicles that apparently led to the police’s late response and arrival on the murder scene of Jakkie Grobler (80) at Die Koraal retirement village...

Official robbed at mall: Cops on lookout for this vehicle

POLOKWANE –  After initial reports suggested that this morning’s armed robbery in Savannah Mall was targeted at a store, new information suggests that a single...

Police confirm murder at Koraal retirement village

POLOKWANE – The police in Polokwane have confirmed that the 80-year-old Jakkie Grobler was murdered at her home in a retirement village in the city yesterday...