Free State

Reclaiming the soil of the past

2015-05-03 15:00

For much of democratic SA’s first 21 years, land reform remained at the bottom of the transformation ‘to-do list’. Now, black South Africans are waking up to the fact that they don’t have to be farmers. Land is a valuable commodity in and of itself.

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.

Free State health workers released

2014-07-11 18:24

More than 100 health workers arrested for staging a sit-in at the Free State health department have appeared in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court.

Farmers ready for R2.5bn biofuels project

2014-04-22 10:50

Various organisations have welcomed the announcement made by the department of energy about the publication of the final biofuels position paper.

Excess Free State wildlife on sale

2014-04-08 16:30

The Free State will sell excess wild animals from its nature reserves at its annual game auction, says the provincial department of environmental affairs.

Stop wasting electricity, urges Eskom

2014-03-04 15:33

Eskom has urged Free State residents not to wait for alert messages before saving electricity.

Exorbitant FS website tender probed

2013-08-13 10:57

Since 2011 more than R70m has been spent - money that "could have been spent on the water crisis instead", according to a human rights organisation.

F State cash guards catch robbers

2013-06-04 22:37

Two men were arrested when they tried to rob a Protea Coin Group cash-in-transit crew in Bloemfontein.

Free State website not secure - report

2013-03-08 15:14

The Free State government's controversial website - which reportedly cost R40m to build - is not secure, a report says.

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.


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.

Leader of New EFF attacks Malema's 'dictatorship'

2014-11-04 12:44

As News24 reveals the first picture of Wonder Sentimile, the leader of the 'New EFF', he explains why Julius Malema's party is rife with internal tension - which he expects to erupt at the party's December conference.

DA calls for the dismissal of health MEC

2014-07-04 22:36

The DA says Free State Premier Ace Magashule should immediately fire the province's health MEC Benny Malakoane.

Bloemfontein may run dry

2014-04-09 08:44

Bloemfontein will have run out of water by September this year according to a water report based in Mangaung.

Free State non-payers to have power cut

2014-03-06 14:19

Electricity users in parts of the eastern Free State who are not paying for power will be cut off, according to Rural Maintenance.

2 die in head-on crash

2013-10-19 10:35

Two men have died, and a man and woman were injured, after a head-on collision outside of Harrismith, in the Free State.

Free State rapists jailed

2013-06-11 22:59

Three men were jailed for life by the Odendaalrus Regional Court for gang-raping a woman in 2011, Free State police say.


Off duty officer beats woman

2013-04-12 15:34

Shocking CCTV footage has emerged showing an off-duty policeman beating and kicking an unarmed woman in full view of two uniformed colleagues in the Free State. Watch.

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The real cost of SA's priciest website

2013-03-06 10:03

The Free State government website has the distinction of being the most expensive website ever built - or not built - in South Africa.

Govt halts Free State municipality funds

2013-01-18 20:04

Transfers of money to the Nala municipality in the Free State has been stopped due to financial irregularities dating back to 2008, the Treasury says.

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