Free State hardest hit by meds shortage - TAC

2014-03-20 15:41

The Treatment Action Campaign says the Free State has been hardest hit by medicine shortages for HIV and tuberculosis.

Magashule: Expect economic transformation

2014-01-11 07:32

South Africans can expect an ANC election manifesto that prioritises economic transformation, Free State Premier Ace Magashule says.

CAR widows not paid pensions

2013-10-20 13:26

Seven months after the deaths of their partners in the Central African Republic, three Free State widows are still waiting for pension pay-outs.

F State website probe at advanced stage

2013-09-05 21:33

An investigation into a multi-million rand Free State government website tender is at an advanced stage, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says.

F State municipality ordered to clean up

2013-07-03 19:37

The DA has expressed shock at the findings of an SA Human Rights Commission report into living conditions in the Free State's Masilonyana municipality.

VIPs continue to arrive for Mandela

2013-06-28 14:38

Former president Nelson Mandela's latest hospital visitors have included Free State premier and ANC chairperson in the province Ace Magashule.

Answers wanted on Free State's Indian pact

2013-05-21 20:31

Details should be given about a memorandum signed by the Free State government and the Uttar Pradesh government in India, the Democratic Alliance says.

Magashule criticises ANC ill-discipline

2013-05-13 07:22

Newly re-elected Free State ANC leader Ace Magashule says all members should be disciplined cadres, and must help rebuild the party.

No date for Free State ANC conference

2013-04-16 20:13

The Free State ANC has not yet set a date for a rerun of its provincial elective conference, an official says.

Free State website cost to be probed

2013-03-06 14:17

The Free State will determine whether it received value for money in a provincial government website deal, Premier Ace Magashule says.

Name corrupt officials, Magashule urged

2013-02-27 07:23

Free State Premier Ace Magashule has been challenged by the DA to supply the names of officials fired for corruption in the province.

SMME development is paramount - Cope

2013-02-20 19:44

Casca Mokitlane of Cope says the Free State won't realise its dreams for economic development without greater support for small business.

Magashule backs Sasolburg team

2013-01-23 13:11

Free State Premier Ace Magashule fully supports the establishment of a task team to investigate the municipal demarcation issues in the province, a spokesperson says.

Free State ANC elections in February

2013-01-17 12:58

Free State ANC members will get another chance to elect new leadership next month, a provincial African National Congress official has confirmed.

No immediate challenge to Mangaung

2012-12-16 17:37

There will not be an immediate court challenge to the ANC's Mangaung national elective conference, six disgruntled Free State ANC members say.

ConCourt set to rule on Free State ANC spat

2012-12-13 18:52

The Constitutional Court will rule on an appeal by six Free State ANC members, just before the start of the party's elective conference in Mangaung.

Free State ANC nominates Zuma, Mbete

2012-11-30 09:36

The Free State ANC nomination conference held in Sasolburg has finally ended after voting through the night, with Jacob Zuma and Baleka Mbete nominated to the top positions.

Judgment reserved in Free State ANC case

2012-11-29 20:01

The Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in a challenge by ANC Free State members to the validity of the party's provincial executive committee.

Free State ANC fight goes to ConCourt

2012-11-19 21:40

The Constitutional Court will hear an urgent appeal by six ANC members to have the party’s Free State elective conference declared null and void.

Magashule urges youth to be more patriotic

2012-11-01 16:42

Young South Africans must be more appreciative of their country, Free State premier Ace Magashule says.

Court hears of ANC leadership fight

2012-10-11 20:21

Free State ANC leader Ace Magashule and others are abusing court procedures to prevent the merits of their election as leaders being aired in public, the Free State High Court in Bloemfontein has heard.

Cele rallies anti-Zuma camp

2012-09-09 16:54

Former police chief Bheki Cele is rallying opposition to President Jacob Zuma ahead of the ANC's elective conference in Mangaung in December, reports say.

Premier defends cadre deployment

2012-07-31 22:19

There is nothing wrong with ANC cadre deployment as such, the party's Free State chairperson Ace Magashule says.

Fears of sabotage in run-up to Mangaung

2012-07-26 22:15

There are plans to destabilise, even sabotage, Free State infrastructure before the ANC's national elective conference in Mangaung, Premier Ace Magashule says.

New date for F State ANC on-off conference

2012-06-20 21:19

The ANC in the Free State will hold its much-delayed provincial conference this weekend, provincial spokesperson William Bulwana says.


Free State premier punts ANC 'good story'

2014-02-22 12:15

South Africa has a prosperous future in the hands of the African National Congress, Free State premier Ace Magashule has said.

Mandela 'touched the life of many freedom fighters'

2013-12-06 13:33

Nelson Mandela’s legacy will live on, Free State premier Ace Magashule says, adding that the former president touched his life and that of many freedom fighters “in the most profound way”.

Huge housing backlog in F State

2013-09-17 21:09

A reply to a parliamentary question has revealed there is a huge housing backlog in the Free State.

DA calls for MEC's suspension

2013-07-11 19:04

Fraud-accused Free State Health MEC Benny Malakoane must be suspended without delay, the DA says.

Family says Mandela stable - premier

2013-06-28 20:49

Nelson Mandela's family says the former president was still critically ill, but stable when they visited him.

Protector to probe controversial website

2013-05-27 16:37

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will investigate the Free State government's controversial multi-million rand website.

ANC considers fixed conference venue

2013-05-20 18:07

The ANC is considering having a fixed venue for its national conferences in order to cut costs, secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

Magashule must explain power abuse - DA

2013-05-10 20:12

Free State Premier Ace Magashule must explain the alleged abuse of power used to secure permission for a privately-chartered Gupta family plane to land at Waterkloof Air Force Base, the DA says.

Free State premier shuffles Cabinet

2013-03-12 12:32

Free State Premier Ace Magashule has a new finance MEC while other MECs in the provincial government have swapped departments.

Gender equality lacks commitment: body

2013-03-01 17:52

Women at senior and top management level in the private and public sectors in the Free State is lacking, says the Commission for Gender Equality.

Farmer safety vital, Magashule says

2013-02-21 15:49

Free State Premier Ace Magashule has said that the province needs a programme to highlight the importance of rural safety to society.

Premier not involved in merger proposals

2013-01-29 16:24

Free State Premier Ace Magashule had nothing to do with proposals to merge the Metsimaholo and Ngwathe local municipalities, his office says.

Premier: Farm attacks unaffordable

2013-01-18 11:10

The Free State cannot afford attacks on farmers, Premier Ace Magashule has been quoted as saying.

Sidelined ANC members want talks

2012-12-16 22:39

Free State and North West ANC members in conflict with their party have demanded that their case be discussed at the party’s national conference in Mangaung.

ANC bars FS leadership from Mangaung

2012-12-15 20:14

ANC policy head Jeff Radebe has confirmed the party leadership of the Free State would not attend the national elective conference in Mangaung.

ANC Free State ConCourt ruling pending

2012-12-12 20:25

There is no indication when the Constitutional Court will deliver judgment on an appeal by six Free State ANC members.

Magashule: Elect the best of the best

2012-11-30 07:20

Delegates going to the ANC elective conference in Mangaung must select the best of the best and the tried and tested of the party, says Free State Premier Ace Magashule.

Free State ANC ConCourt challenge continues

2012-11-29 19:01

Almost 400 of 750 voting delegates were excluded from the conference at which the ANC Free State chose its provincial executive committee because of procedural irregularities, a court has heard.

Tenders can help only a few - Jansen

2012-11-01 18:51

Government tenders and political friends can only help a few people to be successful, University of the Free State Rector Jonathan Jansen says.

Free State ANC to discipline members

2012-10-25 21:08

The Free State ANC is to take disciplinary action against six of its members who tried to get a provincial conference declared null and void.

Magashule rioters occupy lawyers' office

2012-09-19 10:21

A riotous group of supporters of Free State ANC leader Ace Magashule occupied the offices of Bezuidenhout Attorneys in Bloemfontein, a report says.

Mayor's driver caught going at 235km/h

2012-08-07 10:45

The driver of Sasolburg’s mayor has been arrested after Free State traffic officers forced him to stop when they found him driving at 235km/h.

Criminals within ANC: Magashule

2012-07-31 16:58

There are criminal elements within the ANC, says the party's Free State leader Ace Magashule.

Leaders instilling fear within ANC - Malema

2012-07-11 22:24

Some ANC leaders are establishing fear and intimidation in the party and are not trying to maintain discipline, Julius Malema says, as he again criticised President Jacob Zuma.

Tripartite alliance needs unity - Zuma

2012-05-01 18:04

President Jacob Zuma has told a Workers Day rally in the Free State that the leaders of the tripartite alliance must be clear on contentious issues, and that unity is needed.

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