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DHL truck found transporting illegal immigrants into SA

JOHANNESBURG, September 12  – At least 87 illegal immigrants from Malawi traveling to Durban, KwaZulu-Natal were found inside a truck stopped by traffic officers near Polokwane on Wednesday. The yellow truck was branded with international courier company DHL’s logo and colours. Police spokesman Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the driver failed to adhere to a traffic […]

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Six dead in Limpopo car crash

POLOKWANE, July 15 – Police in Sebayeng outside Polokwane are investigating a case of culpable homicide after six people died, including three children, when the car they were travelling in veered out of control on the R81 and rolled on Saturday, Limpopo police said. A Toyota Venture was believed to have been transporting passengers along […]

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Limpopo cops condemn attacks on elderly people after rape of 78-year-old woman

POLOKWANE, July 14 – Police in Polokwane have arrested a 33-year-old parolee for allegedly raping a 78-year-old mentally disabled woman, Limpopo police said on Saturday. The South African Police Service (SAPS) in Limpopo condemned the continuous violent attacks perpetrated against elderly people in the strongest terms, Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said. This followed the arrest of […]

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Michael Komape family still seeking justice after leave to appeal denied

POLOKWANE, June 5 – The Polokwane High Court on Tuesday dismissed the Komape family’s application for leave to appeal against his decision to grant them no compensation for the trauma they suffered when their five-year-old son  fell into a pit toilet and drowned in faeces at the Mahlodumela Primary School in Limpopo in 2014. The family is claiming R780,000 […]

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Senior Limpopo official and alleged rape victim withdraw complaints in court

JOHANNESBURG, June 4 – The rape case against prominent Limpopo government official was withdrawn in the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court, with the official also withdrawing the extortion charge he laid against the alleged rape victim. The two appeared in court on Monday. ”Both parties submitted withdrawal statements, so we are not pursuing the case. We cannot […]

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Tiger Brands says listeria strain found in food samples

JOHANNESBURG, April 26 – South African food giant Tiger Brands said late on Wednesday it had received confirmation of the presence of the LST6 listeria strain in samples taken from its Enterprise Polokwane processed meat facility. Tiger Brands in March recalled all products from its Enterprise facilities in Polokwane, Pretoria and Germiston after the health minister said […]