Limpopo News

Black Leopards FC July 26, 2014

Thohoyandou Stadium reborn

Black Leopards FC supporters have been assured that they can expect to watch their team’s home matches in a much safer environment next season.

deputy minister July 25, 2014

Deputy Minister Mabudafhasi to officiate the Limpopo leg of the India Festival in South Africa

Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, MP, the Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, will officiate the Limpopo leg of the India Festival in South Africa on Monday, 28 July 2014, at the Library Gardens, in Polokwane, Limpopo.

South Africa enjoys a long-standing cordial relationship with the government and people of India that has been solidified by the Agreement on Cooperation in the fields of Education, Arts, Culture and Sport in 1996.

address by sanpark chairperson July 23, 2014

Address by SANParks Chairperson, Mr Kuseni Dlamini to the media

Ladies and gentlemen of the media thank you kindly for honouring our invitation and also showing interest in the affairs of South African National Parks. This meeting aims to put in context important aspects of SANParks affairs and please take note that this is based on facts.

July 22, 2014

Acacia Park, Limpopo Tourism Agency Resort, Burns

Thohoyandou; Acacia Park, a resort managed by Limpopo Tourism Agency (LTA) located at Thohoyandou in the Vhembe District, got burnt on Friday the 19th July 2014. The fire broke down from one of the bushy areas surrounding the resort and was so strong due to the wind that it over powered the fire fighters from Thulamela Municipality. The cause of the fire outbreak is not known. The Acting Manager of the park, Mr. Khathu Nebaimoro reported that the gate and the reception area including his office from which nothing could be saved.

madiba legacy July 21, 2014

SANParks honours Madiba legacy

In celebration of Mandela Day and the legacy of the world icon, Nelson Mandela, South African National Parks (SANParks) employees visited the Children’s ward at Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria, on 18 July 2014.

SANParks employees visited wards 8.5 and 8.6 which cater for children between the ages of two and 12 years with varying degrees of illnesses, such heart diseases and kidney failure. The team, which included senior management, spent the day playing with kids and a host of toys were distributed to the kids.

sanpark July 18, 2014

SANParks opens bookings for 2015 winter holidays

The South African National Parks (SANParks) announced today that the holiday bookings in various national parks under its management for the June 2015 to July 2015 period will open on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 from 07h30 for the call centres and email bookings. Online bookings will open on 23 July 2014.

July 17, 2014

Media Advisory for Mandela Day

Limpopo Tourism Agency (LTA) and Meropa Casino and Entertainment World will partner for Nelson Mandela Day  scheduled to take place as follows:

Date: 18/07/2014 (Friday)
Venue: Reakgona Adult Centre  next to Polokwane Place of Safety
Time: 09:00

Your media House is thus cordially invited to be part of these activities.

Tintswalo Safari Lodge July 15, 2014

People on the Move: Tintswalo appoints new executive chef

Tintswalo Safari Lodge in Limpopo's Manyeleti Reserve has appointed Executive Chef, Johan Christiaan Kriek. Kriek has more than eight years’ experience as a chef. “I am here to take Tintswalo Safari Lodge to new levels when it comes to new and exciting ways of cooking and presenting food,” he says.

Kriek specialises in traditional cooking with a fusion twist. “Some people say it’s risky; I say that is what being a chef is all about.”

MEC for LEDET July 11, 2014

MEC for LEDET Launches Reserve Renewal Project (RRP)

LEKGALAMEETSE; LIMPOPO: On 11/07/2014, MEC for LEDET (Limpopo Economic Development, Environment and Tourism), Mr. Seaparo Sekoati, and Acting LTA (Limpopo Tourism Agency) CEO, Ms. Seipati Tlaka, launched Reserve Renewal Project  (RPPL) at Lekgalameetse Nature Reserve. The event was attended by Stakeholders, beneficiaries, Senior Government officials, Community and Tourism Industry leaders.

sa national park July 8, 2014

SA National Parks Week dates announced

South African National Parks (SANParks) will be launching its 9th annual SA National Parks Week at Tsitsikamma in the Garden Route National Park from 8 to 12 September 2014. This is in line with its vision statement of ‘Connecting to Society’.