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No new names just yet – city council

A report, tabled at the recent Council Meeting by the Polokwane Local Geographical Names Committee to change various area names “as it can’t (be) relied on...

Retrenchment protest at SABC

Some permanent workers at the SABC in Polokwane resorted to lunch-time picketing in protest the retrenchment letters they recently received from the public broadcaster....

Mother, son killed in crash

Polokwane resident, Leoni Janse van Vuuren (53) and her son Leonard Smit (25) were among five people who died in a collision between two vehicles and a truck on the N1...

Covid-19 resurgence: Lim not at risk (yet)

The Limpopo Provincial Command Council (PCC) reported last week that the province was still below the threshold of the resurgence, or the supposed second Covid-19 wave,...

Housing expenditure cuts: ‘No RDPs for now’

The national Department of Human Settlements (DHS) has instructed provinces to put measures in place to immediately downscale the delivery of government houses....

Netcare Pholoso Hospital assists in cataract surgeries

Over the past weekend, 80 patients from Giyani who needed cataract surgery were operated on at Netcare Pholoso Hospital. Health MEC, Dr Phophi Ramathuba committed to...

Illegal machines destroyed

Limpopo Economic Development, Environment and Tourism (LEDET) on Friday, 20 November disposed of all illegal gambling machines, with the assistance of the Limpopo...

Cops to hit hard this festive season

Umpha Manenzhe Police in Polokwane are gearing up for the festive season, with various operations in place. Station Commander, Brig Gift Makhubele mapped out the plans...

Jakkie Grobler murder: Arrested man not linked to case, released from custody

POLOWKANE – The man arrested on Wednesday in connection with the murder of Jakkie Grobler has been released. Police Spokesperson, Col Moatshe Ngoepe, confirmed to...

27 windmills for 27 lives lost in N1 incident

On 19 October 2018, 27 people died on the N1 between Mookgophong and Modimolle. Among them were two beloved residents of Polokwane, Pierre and Erika Bantjes. In memory...