Latest News for: Limpopo province


Transnet agrees to help fund rail improvements between SA and Botswana

Independent online (SA) 05 Aug 2022
... West province, and Mafikeng, on the border with Botswana, helping South Africa's landlocked northern neighbour get its minerals, including thermal coal, to market ... TFR and BR will also build a rail line from Mamabula in Botswana to Lephalale in South Africa's Limpopo province.

South Africa and Botswana to improve rail freight links

Reuters 05 Aug 2022
TFR and BR will also build a rail line from Mamabula in Botswana to Lephalale in South Africa's Limpopo province.

Free State school plans small-business academy

Business Day 05 Aug 2022
As a peri-urban region, Pillay says Free State’s needs are different from those of provinces with a substantial degree of industrialisation ... Until now, the school has concentrated its educational efforts on its home province. In future, says Pillay, it will also target clients in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, the Northern Cape and Lesotho.

Another 40 illegal miners arrested in sting operation in Krugersdorp

Independent online (SA) 03 Aug 2022
Police arrested more than 40 people in an ongoing operation targeting illegal mining activities in Krugersdorp, west of Joburg, yesterday following the rape of eight women in the area ... Image. Timothy Bernard/African News Agency(ANA) ... Cele said illegal mining was a problem in at least four provinces including North West, Limpopo and the Free State ... .
photo: AP / Herman Verwey
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa seated at a computers terminal discusses with African National Congress party members the municipal election results at the results center in Pretoria, South Africa

South Africa's clean President Ramaphosa faces his own scandal

BBC News 01 Aug 2022
Mr Ramaphosa's office confirmed that there was a robbery at his farm in Limpopo province "in which proceeds from the sale of game were stolen", but disputed the figure given by Mr Fraser ... Mr Ramaphosa at a conference in KwaZulu-Natal province - a Zuma stronghold.

ANC at its weakest at the moment because of divisions in the ranks of the ...

Independent online (SA) 31 Jul 2022
Mashudu Sadike ... Motlanthe further weighed in on the idea of some provinces proposing that the step-aside rule be scrapped. Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal were the first ones to endorse the abolishment of the resolution, accusing the leadership of using it to fight factional battles ... “People are saying the step-aside rule is likely to be reversed and so on.

With or without step-aside, ANC has mechanisms to deal with the corrupt, says Kgalema Motlanthe

Mail Guardian South Africa 30 Jul 2022
The comments, however, are unlikely to deter influential provinces such as KwaZulu-Natal and Limpopo from going ahead with the plan, which they have stated publicly on numerous occasions is their goal.

ANC top brass, provincial leaders meet to avoid heckling of Ramaphosa at policy conference

Mail Guardian South Africa 29 Jul 2022
The insiders said that at the meeting – attended by leaders from KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, ... The two provinces with the biggest delegations, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal, resolved to scrap and review the step-aside rule at their general councils that took place earlier this week.

WATCH: How one woman changed a village – and how WRC helped

Independent online (SA) 29 Jul 2022
Since 2012 there had been a general water shortage in the village of Tshakuma in the Limpopo Province of SA ... SAINC visited Limpopo to see the expansion of this initiative, in partnership with the WRC, and how its “Operationalising Community Driven Multiple Use Water Services” has ...

Ramaphosa urges ANC policy conference delegates not to back down in the fight against corruption

Mail Guardian South Africa 29 Jul 2022
Major battles are expected over the step-aside policy – which has seen high-profile leaders charged with corruption barred from standing for election – the economic policy and energy, with several provinces, including KwaZulu-Natal and Limpopo, leading the pushback.

Limpopo toasts five Banyana players

Sowetan Live 28 Jul 2022
Limpopo government is celebrating ...

Limpopo govt adds further R500 000 to Banyana bonuses for Limpopo-born stars

News24 28 Jul 2022
Limpopo-born Banyana Banyana players received a further bonus bump up after the province's Department of Sport, Arts and Culture committed to adding R500 000 to their bonus kitty ... .

Calls Grow for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to Be Removed from Office and Investigated

The Liberty Beacon 28 Jul 2022
On 9 February 2020, Ramaphosa’s Phala Phala farm, in South Africa’s Limpopo Province, was burgled by five Namibian nationals in collaboration with an employee ... Delivering the closing address at the Limpopo elective conference on 5 June 2022, President Cyril Ramaphosa responded to Fraser’s claims made in the criminal complaint against him..

Showdown looms at ANC policy conference over step-aside rule

Business Day 27 Jul 2022
As some ANC provinces ready themselves to push for the scrapping of ... But three large provinces have taken issue with the rule — KwaZulu-Natal wants it scrapped completely, while Limpopo and Mpumalanga have called for it to be reviewed, saying it’s not workable in its current form.

Outdoor Ramblings: Limpopo – The Safari Continues

The Greeneville Sun 27 Jul 2022
EDITOR'S NOTE. The following is the second part of Don Jackson's African Safari column. The first part of the column appeared in the July 13 Accent edition. On the third day of our safari, we transferred to the main lodge in Limpopo province ... We woke up at 5 a.m ... After breakfast, we headed out for our first day hunting in Limpopo ... A.J. exclaimed ... A.J ... A.J.

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