Latest News for: Limpopo province

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Despite safer season campaign Limpopo road carnage reaches double digits

Independent online (SA) 02 Dec 2021
Since the beginning of November, 15 people have died on Limpopo’s roads alone ... Limpopo is known to attract tourists and those visiting home for the December holidays, making the province’s road accident rate among the highest during the festive season ... Limpopo transport MEC ...
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SA enters 4th wave: 7 provinces record sustained increases in new Covid-19 infections

Independent online (SA) 02 Dec 2021
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said seven provinces; Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, the North West and the Western Cape are showing sustained increases in Covid-19 infections ... It’s important to note that provinces ... Limpopo – 3%.
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Former minister Collins Chabane remembered for his intellect, humility and simplicity

Independent online (SA) 02 Dec 2021
PretoriaDeputy President David Mabuza has paid a courtesy visit to the family of late former minister of public service and administration, Ohm Collins Chabane, in Xikundu, Limpopo province ... In Chabane’s honour, Mabuza further committed to work together with the Limpopo ...
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Almost 30% of households rely on grants, says Stats SA

Business Day 02 Dec 2021
The grants are a vital safety net, especially in the Eastern Cape and Limpopo, the country’s two poorest provinces.
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Covid-19 latest: Over 11 000 new infections in SA as 44 more die, with 8000 ...

Independent online (SA) 02 Dec 2021
... Limpopo 421, Mpumalanga 454, North West 497 ... On Wednesday, the NICD said South Africa was entering into the 4th wave with seven provinces namely Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West and Western Cape having sustained increases in Covid-19 cases.
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South Africa: South African Groundwater Project Shows the Power of Citizen Science

All Africa 01 Dec 2021
This is especially so in remote areas, such as the part of South ...
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Scientists warn MPs Omicron is spreading rapidly

Independent online (SA) 01 Dec 2021
Scientists have warned that the Omnicron variant was beginning to spread across the country after more cases were reported in Gauteng. However, they told Parliament’s portfolio committee on health on Wednesday evening that there were more cases now reported in KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, the Western Cape, Eastern Cape and other provinces.
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South Africa's Covid cases DOUBLE in a day as test positivity climbs to 16.5% and ...

The Daily Mail 01 Dec 2021
In Gauteng, the epicentre, they are rising week-on-week by more than 300 per cent alongside its neighbours the North West and Limpopo. Scientists say the variant is likely already in every province of the country, although it is unclear at present how many cases are linked to the strain.
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ANC halts mayoral elections in Limpopo

Mail Guardian South Africa 30 Nov 2021
The ANC’s national executive committee (NEC) has resolved that some outgoing mayors in Limpopo province stay on until disputes related to the qualifications and credentials of this year’s candidates are resolved ... The ANC has remained largely dominant in Limpopo province, with its support continuing to grow even as it wanes elsewhere.
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South African groundwater project shows the power of citizen science

Beijing News 29 Nov 2021
This is especially so in remote areas, such as the part of South Africa's Limpopo province where a research project called Diamonds on the Soles of their Feet is taking place ... Limpopo is a sprawling province; there are huge distances between villages and the roads are generally poor.
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SA records 2 273 new Covid cases, 25 deaths

Independent online (SA) 29 Nov 2021
The organisation has for the past week recorded the majority of new cases emanating from the Gauteng province and yesterday (Monday) this continued to be the case ... The Free State and Limpopo each accounted for 1% of the cases while the Eastern Cape and Northern Cape provinces accounted for less than 1% of the new cases reported yesterday (Monday).
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Suspected cash-in-transit explosives dealer arrested in Northern Cape

Independent online (SA) 26 Nov 2021
A SUSPECTED cash-in-transit explosives dealer wanted in Limpopo ... “It is believed the suspect might have been selling the explosives to the people who blasted ATMs and robbed cash delivery vehicles in some parts of Limpopo province particularly in Tzaneen and Burgersfort areas.”.
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SA records 12 deaths, 2 828 new Covid-19 cases

Independent online (SA) 26 Nov 2021
KwaZulu-Natal and the North West provinces each accounted for 4 percent of new cases respectively while Limpopo and Mpumalanga accounted for 3 percent of Friday’s new cases respectively. The Free State accounted for 2 percent of new cases and the Eastern Cape and Northern cape provinces only accounted for 1 percent of the day’s new cases ... IOL .
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New COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa: Scientists

The Wire 26 Nov 2021
Johannesburg ... “It is not surprising that a new variant has been detected in South Africa,” said Prof Adrian Puren, NICD Acting Executive Director ... Detected cases and percent testing positive are both increasing quickly, particularly in most populated province of Gauteng, North West and Limpopo ... ....
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New Covid Variant Identified In Africa; Heavily Mutated Strain Called “A Big Jump In Evolution”

Yahoo Daily News 26 Nov 2021
UPDATED with WHO news. The U.K ... The BBC said the countries are South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho and Eswatini ... South Africa’s National Institute for Communicable Diseases said in a statement today that “detected cases and percent testing positive are both increasing quickly, particularly in Gauteng, North West and Limpopo [provinces].
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