Free State


Qwaqwa residents battling severe water shortages

2016-08-16 14:04

Villages in Qwaqwa in the Free State, hit by drought in June 2015, are continuing to struggle with severe water shortages despite being close to water schemes.

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WATCH: Furious Thabong resident dumps local government over sewage

Matshidiso Tsoeli says she will not vote, after poor sewage works led to her house's flooding.

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WATCH: Vote for what? ask bleak Thomson residents

A few residents of Thomson informal settlement do not plan to vote. Find out why.

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ANC bus crash drivers were swapping seats - police

2016-04-18 19:58

Free State police have confirmed that two drivers swapped seats when a bus carrying 65 ANC members overturned on the N1, near Windburg.

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Man irate as Free State police officer won't assist in Afrikaans

A video surfaced on social media showing a police officer not addressing a member of the public who had gone to a station in Welkom to report an incident.

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Teacher accused of calling SGB members the K-word

2015-11-18 17:59

A Free State maths teacher has allegedly used the k-word with school governing body members in a message, says education department spokesperson Howard Ndaba.

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See pictures from the University of the Free State and surrounds as UFS students join the #FeesMustFall protests.

See pictures from the University of the Free State and surrounds as UFS students join the #FeesMustFall protests.

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Two dead, 11 hurt in Free State head-on crashes

2015-09-25 22:01

Two people have been killed and 11 injured in two head-on collisions in the Free State, paramedics say.

Reib breaks Juno African Endurance grip

2015-07-06 12:14

The 90 Minutes of the Free State endurance race seemed to be a breeze for one Shelby Can Am driver on Saturday...

Poulter/Howie win Free State off-roader

2015-03-30 12:29

Leeroy Poulter and Rob Howie (Toyota) easily won the Production Vehicle category of the opening round of the SA Off-Road championship.

 
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The ANC will rule for a very long time - Thabong voter

Lehlohonolo Malepe, who sells cigarettes in Thabong township, says the ANC will last the upcoming elections.

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Even if the EFF doesn't win, I'm always EFF - supporter

An EFF supporter says he stands by the party whatever the municipal elections outcome.

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GT-R to Bluebird...check out the biggest Nissan, Datsun collection in SA

2016-05-24 08:05

Bothaville in the Free State may be famous for the annual NAMPO festival but it is also home to the largest, private collection of Nissan and Datsun cars in South Africa.

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Family dispute turns deadly as dad killed in front of teen, cop shot

The Ipid is investigating a shooting in Virginia, Free State yesterday. One police officer is in hospital in a stable condition following the incident. A suspect was declared dead on the scene.

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Free State is a distinction province - MEC

2016-01-06 10:11

Free State Education MEC Tate Makgoe has hailed the province for its performance in the 2015 matric exams.

UFS concedes to workers' demands

2015-11-11 20:27

University of Free State Vice Chancellor Jonathan Jansen has promised campus workers that they will now receive decent minimum wages.

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This organisation is getting underprivileged Free State kids involved in Polo

We speak to Catherine Cairns, founder of the Poloafrica Development Trust in the Free State. Watch to see how it's getting underprivileged children involved in polo.

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WATCH: Dancing traffic cop busts a move while trapping speedsters

Watch as this Free State Provincial Traffic official dances his way through his job of trapping speeders next to a busy road.

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Christo Wiese helps South Africans own land

2015-04-30 07:24

Christo Wiese, who led a R12bn takeover this month, is helping South Africans make a more modest purchase: The R1 850 they need to secure the title to the land on which they live.

Gangs target ATMs in Free State

2015-03-13 18:00

Two ATMs have been bombed in the Free State, police have reported. In one instance a gang of 15 people bombed an ATM in Welkom.

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