Limpopo News

December 10, 2014

LTA to Launch Festive Campaign at Mapungubwe Festival

LIMPOPO; POLOKWANE: Limpopo Tourism Agency Chairperson of the Board Mr. Mashilo Matsetela and Acting Chief Executive Officer Mr. Bibi Kotsedi, will launch the 2014 Tourism Festive Campaign at the Mapungubwe Jazz Festival, scheduled to take place as follows:

Date : 13th December 2014
Time : 14H00
Venue : Polokwane Cricket Club; Limpopo Tourism Agency Marquee.

yellow arum December 2, 2014

Yellow arum lilies get exposure at festival

SEKHUKHUNE – THE Yellow Arum Lilly Festival is an annual celebration of the yellow arum lilies that are grown in the Sekhukhune district.

The Limpopo Tourism Agency (LTA) hosted this festival in the quaint town of Roossenekal on Saturday in collaboration with the Roossenekal Tourism Association.

The main objective of the festival was to promote tourism and to create awareness about these unique flowers and who people why they needed to conserve them.

December 1, 2014

Deputy Minister Mabudafhasi to Unveil the Modjadji Dynasty Memorial in Limpopo

The Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, MP, in partnership with the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA), the Modjadji Royal house, the Department of Cooperative Government and Traditional Affairs and the KARA Institute will  unveil the Modjadji Dynasty Memorial on Friday, 05 December 2014 at Greater Letaba Local Municipality, Ga-Modjadji, Setlhakone village in Limpopo Province.

December 1, 2014

Minister Hanekom invites trade to Indaba 2015

Indaba 2015, will take place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban from May 9-11 next year, Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom, has announced.

Minister Hanekom said he looked forward to spending time on the tradeshow floor, exchanging information and ideas with exhibitors and buyers from across South Africa and the rest of Africa

November 27, 2014

10th Annual Kudu Awards crown Conservationists

The South African National Parks (SANParks) supported by First National Bank (FNB) and Total South Africa  celebrated conservationists at the 10th annual Kudu Awards ceremony held at Gallagher Convention Centre Estates in Midrand this evening (27 November 2014). The awards showcased excellence in the conservation industry from individuals and corporates alike.

November 25, 2014

Limpopo Celebrates the 14th Yellow Arum Lilly Festival 2014

LIMPOPO; ROOSSENEKAL: The Yellow Arum Lilly festival is an annual celebration of Yellow Arum Lilly flower which only grows in the Sekhukhune Region. Apart from the flower, people will get an opportunity to view the lilies in the natural habitat and appreciate the scenic beauty of the Region. The festival is staged by Limpopo Tourism Agency in partnership with the Roossenekal Tourism Association and will take place on the 29th November 2014 at Roossenekal from 9H00 until 16H00.

lilizela November 17, 2014

Call for entries: Lilizela Awards 2015

LIMPOPO; POLOKWANE: After the successful staging of the Lilizela Award on the 9th October 2014 in Johannesburg, whereby 3 of the 7 Limpopo Provincial winners from were announced as National Winners, Limpopo Tourism Agency (LTA) together with the organizers (South African Tourism) would like to call for entries for the 2015 Lilizela Awards. Entries close on the 15th May 2015. Consumer voting is also open to the members of the public, and will close on 31 May 2015.

November 13, 2014

Environmental Affairs Minister and Deputy Minister lead South African delegation to 6th world parks congress in Sydney, Australia

South Africa today officially handed over the torch for the World Parks Congress to Australia as the hosts of the 6th World Parks Congress, being held in Sydney from today (12 November 2014) to 19 November 2014.

November 5, 2014

The Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park launches new website

The Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park (GLTP) recently launched its new website, www.greatlimpopo.org.

November 3, 2014

The Leopard Man Of Limpopo

"Matlabas, Limpopo, resident Ramolefe 'Boy' Moatshe had a long and interesting life, which included a barehanded fight with a leopard when he was 60 years old. He lived to tell the tale. African travel blogger Roxanne Reid met him and heard his story first-hand. Here are some snippets from what she wrote about him.