Bricks were thrown and a branch member was shot during a general meeting of a Limpopo ANC branch on Saturday.
The incident took place apparently because there were differing opinions on who should be nominated as treasurer after the position … Read the rest
Another family member of one of three patients who allegedly died during a spell of load shedding at the Letaba Hospital in Limpopo has contradicted claims by the health department that only one death can be linked to the power … Read the rest
Education facilities in Limpopo – including four schools – built at a cost of R143-million are standing empty and being vandalised despite a desperate need for proper infrastructure in the province.
The provincial department of education allocated R106-million for the … Read the rest
Protesters demanded entry fees to Relela and Kubjana villages in Limpopo on Friday morning. The “pay stations” set up at road blocks were operated by protesters in full view of the police.
Limpopo police spokesman Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi confirmed that … Read the rest
The family of eight-year-old Grade 3 pupil Ento Ngobeni is reeling with shock after a female neighbour had allegedly hacked the child with a panga and sucked the blood from his raw wounds.
The incident took place last Monday.
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A teenage boy was shot during a protest in Bolobedu at the weekend — the sixth person to be killed by police this year, a spokesman said on Monday.
Saturday’s shooting comes after the body of a woman was found … Read the rest
Both pupils and and teachers in rural Limpopo say they are preparing for another year of so-called tree schools, pit toilets, overcrowding in classrooms without roofs and even snake bites, reports Eyewitness News.
The Limpopo province has the highest percentage … Read the rest
The Limpopo Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Units in Limpopo has arrested 82 alleged rapists and an additional 42 wanted rape suspects during the sixteen days of activism, according to a police statement.
A further 11 suspects were … Read the rest
At least eleven people have been killed after a bus collided with another vehicle on the N1 near Louis Trichardt in Limpopo.
The bus was apparently overtaking a car, when it crashed head-on into the vehicle.
Limpopo Roads and Transport … Read the rest
The ANC in Limpopo was served a court interdict at its Peter Mokaba regional conference in Polokwane on Sunday, the party’s provincial task team said.
“Members of the ANC are interdicting us because they not happy with the result of … Read the rest
Chained-up patients were removed from a church-run mental health and drug rehabilitation centre in Moletjie Mabokelele, Limpopo, following a raid, The Star reported on Thursday.
The Church of Christ Assemblies was raided by the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), police … Read the rest
Thousands of workers have been protesting outside the Medupi power site at Lephalale in Limpopo.
The action is part of the nationwide strike in the construction sector where workers are demanding 12% salary increase across the board.
The site is, … Read the rest
An alleged serial rapist was denied bail by the Mahwelereng Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, Limpopo police said.
“The court decided to not grant him bail, he is remanded in custody,” said Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi.
He may not be named until … Read the rest
The South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) in Tshisaulu outside Thohoyandou in Limpopo, where residents have been protesting for the past two days, says some protesters “have criminal motives”.
Foreign nationals started removing stocks from their shops on Monday night … Read the rest