Phakaaathi reported that the Urban Warriors were searching for a striker amid reports that Kaizer Chiefs have enquired about Prince Nxumalo.
The Lions of the North have now confirmed the sale of the player on their official Twitter account.
Thabotha joins the Mother City club for an undisclosed fee.
We wish you all the best at your new home Thabotha! ???????????? pic.twitter.com/zzxQURiN51
— Highlands Park FC (@HighlandsP_FC) December 15, 2017