Polokwane is a Northern Sotho name which means a place of safety. Nestled in the northern part of the country, Polokwane is the capital city of Limpopo province, and has a vibrant mix of people and culture. Bestowed with the status of being a city on 23rd April 1992, Polokwane City currently has a total population of 130,028 with 43,846 households. The city is well known for its manufacturing facility in Seshego of Tempest Radios & Hi-Fis, which happens to be one the largest employers in the region. Polokwane also provides access to various nature and wildlife viewing opportunities for eco-tourists.The Polokwane Bird and Reptile Park is home to over 280 species of birds. The Polokwane Game Reserve houses various South African species of wildlife, birdlife, and plants in an unspoiled bushveld environment. The Moletzie Bird Sanctuary protects rare birds like the Cape vulture. The Modjadji Rainforest near Duiwelskloof holds the largest concentration of indigenous cycads in the world, and Cheune Crocodile Farm provides a place to learn about the life of crocodiles.
Polokwane has a vibrant media industry with both print and electronic media houses. One newspaper however which is a favourite with Polokwane residents is Review Express. The Review Express (aka Polokwane Express) is published and printed by the Northern Media Group, a Division of Caxton. This newspaper is a credible publisher of local news with focus areas being community development stories, health, education, business, transport and sports.
The newspapers 30,000 Copies which are distributed weekly on Wednesday/Thursday are distributed into Mankweng, Polokwane and Seshego.
- Tabloid Newspaper
- Printed on Newsprint Paper
- 30,000 Copies Distributed Weekly
- Frequency: Weekly Wednesday and Thursday
- Target Audience: Local Community
- Area of Distribution: Polokwane