Police arrest 12 over transit heist

2014-08-22 17:37

Police have arrested 12 people allegedly involved in a foiled cash-in-transit heist near Virginia in the Free State, says a spokesperson.

Police shoot dead 5 robbers in Bloemfontein

2014-08-22 14:41

Police have shot dead five cash in transit robbers and arrested eight others in Bloemfontein, the Hawks say.

Du Plessis at 10 for Cheetahs

2014-08-20 14:15

Free State Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan has named his team to tackle the Sharks in a Currie Cup clash in Durban.

Cheetahs down Griquas

2014-08-16 17:16

The Free State Cheetahs bagged their first victory in this year's Currie Cup competition by beating Griquas in Bloemfontein.

Malema: Land is everything

2014-08-10 21:14

If you have land you have everything, Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema says.

Perlemoen smuggler dies after 100km high-speed chase

2014-08-10 09:18

A person has died and another is in custody after they skipped a road block on the N1 in the Free State and later crashed. Perlemoen worth R3m was found in their car.

Convicted cop jailed for 6 years

2014-08-06 22:59

A Free State policeman has been jailed for six years by the Kroonstad Magistrate's Court for murder, burglary and the discharge of a firearm.

Farmers ready to 'stand and not run'

2014-08-06 15:13

Free State farmers will accept no compromise on economic or constitutional principles in the development of agriculture, a leader of an agriculture body says.

World first: Fuel cells light up SA town

2014-08-06 05:00

A community in the Free State is the first in the world to be powered by fuel cell mini-grid technology, which is a cheaper alternative to grid electrification.

Driver arrested after 3 die in Free State crash

2014-08-05 11:10

A 32-year-old man has been arrested for culpable homicide after three people were killed in an accident in Ventersburg, Free State police say.

Principals, teacher suspended after racism claims

2014-08-04 11:48

Two principals and a teacher in three Free State schools have been suspended amid allegations of racism, the provincial education department says.

Eskom gives Free State reprieve on power cut

2014-08-02 09:31

Eskom has agreed to suspend the disconnection of bulk electricity to Free State municipalities.

Search continues for missing Free State boy

2014-07-31 22:27

Free State police are searching for the body of a 7-year-old boy who went missing at the Vaal dam near Deneysville.

Bloem mall evacuated after bomb threat

2014-07-31 11:28

A shopping centre in Bloemfontein has been evacuated following an alleged bomb threat, it was reported.

Sick magistrate delays student assault case

2014-07-29 14:05

The trial of two UFS students accused of assaulting and trying to run over a fellow student has been postponed because the magistrate is sick.

Body of Deneysville boy found

2014-07-28 22:07

The body of a seven-year-old Deneysville boy who went missing with a friend over the weekend has been found, Free State police say.

UFS students appear for alleged assault

2014-07-28 13:07

The trial of two Free State University students accused of assault is due to begin in the Bloemfontein Regional Court.

Two held for Free State farm attack

2014-07-25 20:08

Two men have been arrested for allegedly attacking an elderly couple on their farm Sterkfontein, in Vierfontein, Free State.

Cheetahs regret Strauss' exit

2014-07-25 14:03

The Cheetahs have expressed their regret at the departure of star hooker Adriaan Strauss, who has signed for the Bulls.

Free State stadium renamed after Motsoeneng

2014-07-25 11:18

A stadium in Bluegumbosch, QwaQwa, in the Free State, will be renamed after SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

Racist teachers must be sacked - DA

2014-07-24 19:16

The DA says the Free State education department must fire racist teachers.

CCTV shows former MP hitting shop owner

2014-07-24 12:04

A former MP and member of the Free State legislature says he is prepared to defend himself in court after CCTV footage showed him assaulting the owner of a petrol station.

Teachers called pupils baboons, K-word

2014-07-23 15:56

The SA Human Rights Commission has found a Bloemfontein school's staff guilty of hate speech towards black and coloured pupils.

UCT loosie off to Bloem

2014-07-23 11:48

The Cheetahs have picked up promising former WP Under-21 and UCT loose forward Vincent Jobo for their Currie Cup campaign.


Police still on cash heist scene

2014-08-22 16:01

Hawks spokesperson Paul Ramaloko says police are still at the scene of a foiled cash-in-transit heist during which five robbers have been shot dead.

Blommetjies' chance to blossom

2014-08-21 05:00

Clayton Blommetjies will play in his first Currie Cup game for the Free State since he relocated to Bloemfontein from the Blue Bulls.

Rory Duncan a happy camper

2014-08-17 16:00

Free State Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan has lauded his side for a much-improved effort after beating Griquas in Bloemfontein.

Manyisa brace saves Bucs

2014-08-13 22:01

Bloemfontein Celtic and Orlando Pirates have played to a draw in their PSL game at the Free State Stadium.

Celtic, Aces share the spoils

2014-08-10 17:34

Bloemfontein Celtic and Black Aces drew in their opening Premiership clash of the season at Free State Stadium.

Pumas shock dire Cheetahs

2014-08-09 20:58

The Pumas got their 2014 Absa Currie Cup campaign off to a winning start with victory over the Free State Cheetahs in Nelspruit.

Cheetahs to rely on experience

2014-08-06 22:55

The Free State Cheetahs will rely heavily on a handful of senior players during their Currie Cup campaign.

Cheetahs pick for Pumas clash

2014-08-06 12:51

Free State Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan has named his team to tackle the Pumas in their opening Currie Cup clash in Nelspruit.

We're lucky to be alive - Orkney resident

2014-08-05 18:34

Orkney residents say they are lucky to be alive after a earthquake with a 5.5 magnitude hit the country.

UFS assault victim labelled racist

2014-08-04 15:20

The Free State student allegedly assaulted by two fellow students at the University of the Free State's city campus is a racist, the Bloemfontein Regional Court has heard.

Four cars collide in Bloemfontein

2014-08-03 07:09

Paramedics and other emergency services have treated nine people at an accident scene in Bloemfontein after four vehicles collided.

Girl killed in Free State crash

2014-08-02 06:15

A 7-year-old girl has died after being hit by a bakkie on the Old Thaba Nchu Road in Bloemfontein.

Student lied about injuries, court hears

2014-07-31 18:39

Medical records do not support the injury claims of a Free State student alleged to have been assaulted by two fellow students, the Bloemfontein Regional Court has heard.

Back to business at Bloem mall after bomb threat

2014-07-31 13:26

Shoppers and employees have been let back into a Bloemfontein mall following a bomb threat.

Why Strauss left Cheetahs

2014-07-29 14:48

Springbok hooker Adriaan Strauss has given his reasons for his decision to leave the Cheetahs for the Bulls.

Free State farm attack victim dies in hospital

2014-07-28 22:07

Free State farmer Andre van Greunen, who was attacked and shot on his farm near Reitz earlier this month, has died in hospital, Free State police say.

Free State student assault case starts

2014-07-28 20:36

Two students accused of assaulting a fellow student on the University of the Free State's Bloemfontein campus have pleaded not guilty in the local regional court to all charges against them.

Woman dies after minibus runs over her

2014-07-28 10:22

A woman has died after she was run over by a minibus in Bloemfontein, paramedics say.

DA to oppose renaming of QwaQwa stadium

2014-07-25 16:12

The DA says it will oppose the renaming of a stadium in QwaQwa, Free State, after SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

Cheetahs fill Nyakane void

2014-07-25 13:05

The Cheetahs have moved quickly to fill the void at prop following the departure of Trevor Nyakane.

Strauss signs for Bulls

2014-07-25 11:02

The Bulls have landed a major coup with the signing of Cheetahs and Springbok hooker Adriaan Strauss.

Woman killed in Bloemfontein crash

2014-07-24 13:17

A woman has died and four other people, including a 3-month-old baby girl, injured when the vehicle they were travelling in overturned and rolled on the N6 near Bloemfontein.

Q&A: Adriaan Strauss

2014-07-24 12:02

Cheetahs hooker Adriaan Strauss discusses the biggest rivals in this year's Currie Cup and their new jersey.

Cheetahs prop heading abroad

2014-07-23 12:35

Scottish side Glasgow Warriors have announced they have secured the services of Cheetahs prop Rossouw de Klerk.

Bulls to lose out on Strauss?

2014-07-23 09:32

It appears Cheetahs hooker Adriaan Strauss will make a U-turn and decide not to move from the Cheetahs to the Bulls.

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