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.

Probe into med supplies at Free State hospital

2014-07-22 11:30

An investigation is to be launched at the Pelonomi Hospital after much needed medical equipment and consumables were founded locked away in store rooms, the provincial health department says.

Free State DA launches public health survey

2014-07-21 21:15

The DA in the Free State wants to launch a public survey into problems with the province's public health system, DA provincial health spokesperson Mariette Pittaway says.

Cheetahs add more flair

2014-07-21 07:28

The Cheetahs have added another exciting backline player to their stocks after securing the services of Pumas fullback Coenie van Wyk.

SAFA irked by Middendorp

2014-07-17 17:35

Bloemfontein Celtic coach Ernst Middendorp has landed in hot water with SAFA after not releasing Tshepo Chaine for national duty.

Britz excited about new chapter

2014-07-17 10:05

Willie Britz is looking forward to returning "home" when he continues his career at the Cheetahs in 2015.

Appeal denied in UFS k-word case

2014-07-15 14:46

The Supreme Court of Appeal has rejected the appeal of a man accused of calling a black woman the k-word in a dispute over parking at the University of the Free State.

Bok wing turns down WP, Bulls

2014-07-15 10:15

Springbok and Cheetahs wing Cornal Hendricks has extended his contract with the Bloemfontein franchise for another year.

Government withdraws from Mangaung prison

2014-07-14 22:05

Correctional services will withdraw from Mangaung prison outside Bloemfontein, after taking over management of the privately run prison last year, the department has said.

Bakkie bursts into flames after crash, 1 dead

2014-07-12 21:38

A man has been killed and another was injured when a bakkie and truck collided on the N8 outside Bloemfontein, Free State, paramedics say.

SA's S15 wooden spoon battle

2014-07-12 08:58

The Lions and Cheetahs are both eager to avoid finishing last in the South Africa Super Rugby Conference.

SAHRC criticises health workers’ arrest

2014-07-11 13:15

The SA Human Rights Commission has criticised the arrest of more than 100 health workers for staging a sit-in at the Free State health department.

Health MEC stays, Free State premier says

2014-07-11 05:00

Free State Premier Ace Magashule will not heed calls to suspend or fire the province's Health MEC Benny Malakoane, following reports of disarray in his department.

Britz set for Cheetahs return

2014-07-10 14:40

The Cheetahs are reportedly close to luring Lions forward Willie Britz to further his career in Bloemfontein.

Man dies after crashing car into tree

2014-07-10 09:45

A man has died and two women have been injured after their car crashed into a tree in Ficksburg in the Free State. The driver had apparently swerved to avoid hitting a horse.


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.

'Sweet tooth and headache' gang in court

2014-07-22 12:36

Two men allegedly linked to various robberies at local filling station shops will again appear in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court.

Torsten to lead Cheetahs

2014-07-22 07:41

Torsten van Jaarsveld has been named Free State Cheetahs captain for the upcoming Currie Cup season.

Free State health a moral failure - DA

2014-07-21 19:14

The DA in the Free State has described the province's health system as a "moral and constitutional failure".

Back to basics for ANC - Zuma

2014-07-20 20:41

The ANC will go "back to basics" through its Imvuselelo campaign, President Jacob Zuma says.

Teen tells of seeing dad kill man

2014-07-17 11:07

A Springs teenager has recounted how he watched his father kill an elderly man with a spade, and then had to help him hide the body.

Farmers urged to be pro-active on security

2014-07-15 16:01

Police and farmers must be more pro-active against crime on farms, Free State Agriculture spokesperson Bernard Maree says.

Weak defence floors Cheetahs

2014-07-15 11:35

There is no doubt that weak defending was at the heart of the Cheetahs' problems during this year's Super Rugby competition.

Two dead in Free State vehicle crash

2014-07-15 07:04

Two men have died and two people were injured after their light delivery vehicle overturned in Brandfort in the Free State.

Goosen's replacement found

2014-07-14 08:17

The Cheetahs have found a replacement for flyhalf Johan Goosen who will leave them to further his career in France.

As it happened: Lions v Cheetahs

2014-07-12 16:30

A recap of how the action unfolded in the Super Rugby match between the Lions and Cheetahs.

Call for release of Free State health workers

2014-07-11 14:43

The SA National Aids Council has called for the immediate release of more than 100 health workers who were arrested for staging a sit-in at the Free State health department.

Union wants answers from Free State MEC

2014-07-11 11:03

Free State health MEC Benny Malakoane must explain his department's actions against community healthcare workers, the Health and Other Services Personnel Trade Union of SA says.

Woman in court after toddler stabbed 99 times

2014-07-10 17:38

A Free State woman accused of stabbing her 3-year-old niece 99 times has appeared in Odendaalsrus Magistrate's Court.

Cosatu wants health workers freed

2014-07-10 14:29

Cosatu says more than 100 community health workers arrested in Bloemfontein must be released and charges against them dropped.

Free State health workers arrested over sit-in

2014-07-10 08:37

More than 100 community health workers have been arrested in Bloemfontein for staging a peaceful sit-in at the health department, the TAC says.

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