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Case against Limpopo cop who allegedly shot at teenage girls postponed

JOHANNESBURG, June 9 – A case of attempted murder against a traffic officer, accused of shooting at three teenage girls and injuring one, was postponed in the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court on Friday. The 42-year-old Polokwane traffic officer was arrested on Thursday. Limpopo police said the incident happened in Greenside, outside of Polokwane. Three girls, aged […]

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Chinese companies commit to invest US10 billion in Limpopo SEZ, says dti

PRETORIA, May 26 – The Limpopo Economic Development Agency (Leda) has signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) and a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with nine Chinese companies who have committed to investing more than US10 billion in the Musina-Makhado special economic zone (SEZ), the trade and industry department (dti) said on Saturday. The signing ceremonies of […]

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Protesters attack police officers, set car alight in Limpopo

JOHANNESBURG, May 25 – A police constable was injured and a state vehicle set alight when protesters attacked police near Groblersdal, Limpopo. Spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe police responded to Zaaiplaas community protesting and barricading the R579 road on Thursday. ”A group of community members from Zaaiplaas, went on the rampage following their protest actions which started on Tuesday by barricading the R579 […]

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Damaged Limpopo school left without toilets, classrooms by unpaid contractors

POLOKWANE, May 10 – While most of the schools damaged during demarcation protests in Vuwani in Limpopo have been renovated, Frank Mukhaswakule Primary School in Mashau village has been left with unfinished classrooms, dilapidated old pit toilets and dangerous holes on the school grounds. Parents of learners at the school are worried that their children might fall and […]