Girlfriend allegedly stabs boyfriend to death during argument

The police in Limpopo have condemned ongoing acts of gender-based violence (GBV) after a 28-year-old man was fatally stabbed, allegedly by his girlfriend on Sunday. Following the incident, provincial police commissioner Lieutenant-General Nneke Ledwaba expressed his dismay at ongoing acts of GBV. The fatal stabbing took place on Sunday evening at Khujwana village outside Ritavi. […]

Police arrest most wanted man after being released on parole

Limpopo police arrested its “most wanted” man after he was released on parole in September. The 36-year-old parolee, who is wanted for cases of attempted murder, robbery, and the possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition, was arrested in the Masemola policing area, outside Lebowakgomo. While out on parole earlier that month, he allegedly shot […]

Labour Dept denies setting aside funds to thank farm workers for working during lockdown

The department of employment and labour in Limpopo has dismissed rumours the government has set aside funds to thank farmworkers for working during the lockdown. In a statement on Friday, the department warned the public not to entertain the false claims. The department said the rumours of the supposed payment started when inspectors were conducting […]

School principal denied bail on charge of conspiring to murder his wife

The 49-year-old school principal who was arrested by the police in Hlanganani outside Giyani in Limpopo for conspiracy to murder his 43-year-old wife has been denied bail. Police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said Leon N’wandzule appeared in the Waterval Magistrate’s Court on Friday on a charge of conspiracy to commit murder. Ngoepe said his case […]

4 arrested after community sets man accused of wife’s death alight

Police in Limpopo have arrested four suspects after a 64-year-old man from Ngove village in Giyani was the victim of mob justice meted out on Wednesday night. Police spokesperson, Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said Limpopo police commissioner Lieutenant-General Nneke Ledwaba, has welcomed the arrest of the suspects aged between 36 and 41. “The arrests emanated after […]

Police sergeant among ten suspects arrested for ATM bombings

A police sergeant is among seven more suspects arrested for ATM bombings in Limpopo, bringing the total number of arrests to 10. Police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said Limpopo police commissioner Lieutenant-General Nneke Ledwaba welcomed the arrests. The arrests follow an ATM bombing in the early hours of Wednesday morning at Mahlakung mall in Ga-Sekororo […]

Ex-municipality employee found guilty for defrauding Sars of R1.7 million

A former employee of the Elias Motsoaledi Municipality in Limpopo was found guilty of defrauding the South African Revenue Service (Sars) of almost R1.7 million by the Mankweng Regional Court on Wednesday. In 2010, Evans Setshedi, 41, submitted fraudulent tax returns to Sars on behalf of the municipality, said police spokesperson Captain Matimba Maluleke. The […]

Community sets man on fire, accuses him of wife’s death

A 64-year-old man from Limpopo has become the victim of mob justice, set alight, and badly injured after community members from Ngove village in Giyani accused him and his friend of his wife’s disappearance and death. Limpopo police commissioner General Nneke Ledwaba has condemned “in the strongest terms” the act of mob justice which also […]

Limpopo school principal arrested for allegedly conspiring to murder his wife

Police in Hlanganani outside Giyani in Limpopo have arrested a 49-year-old school principal for an alleged conspiracy to murder his 43-year-old wife. On 16 July, the man from Tanana Pulani in Bungeni Village allegedly solicited the help of a local man to kill his wife in exchange for a sizeable payment, said police spokesperson Moatshe […]

New Miss SA Shudufhadzo Musida shows off her singing skills

Newly crowned Miss SA Shudufhadzo Musida recently showed off her singing skills. The beauty queen, who will be representing South Africa at the Miss Universe pageant next year, recently appeared on Afternoon Express and serenaded the presenter during her interview. She got a round of applause from the crew members behind the scenes. During the […]