Bloemfointein


Family speaks out after mother and three sons found dead in Sterkfontein Dam

2018-01-09 17:56

A family representative of a woman and her three children, whose bodies have been found in a submerged vehicle in the Sterkfontein Dam, says the woman has been having marital problems.

Jislaaik! Land Rover water-skier turns heads in Bloemfontein rain

2017-02-20 10:01

When heavy rain poured down over Bloemfontein, Leander Pienaar made the best out of torrid weather; he strapped on a pair of skis, attached himself to a Land Rover and went skiing!

2 men arrested in connection with killing of Free State toddler

2016-08-19 15:00

Two men have been arrested in connection with the killing of a 2-year-old girl in Wepener, Free State police say.

Bloemfontein cop kills wife, then himself

2016-07-13 18:30

A police officer has shot and killed his wife before turning the gun on himself during an argument at their home in the Bloemfontein suburb of Bloemside, Free State police say.

Convicted rapist Bob Hewitt set to appeal sentence in ConCourt

2016-06-15 12:18

Former tennis Grand Slam champion and convicted rapist Bob Hewitt is considering taking his case to the Constitutional Court after the Supreme Court ruled against him, his lawyer says.

Free State woman, 75, killed in her home

2016-05-12 20:26

A 75-year-old woman has been found dead in her home in Saaiplaas in Virginia, Free State police say.

4 arrested for allegedly selling drugs to Bloem school kids

2016-03-16 11:53

Four men accused of selling drugs to school children have been arrested in Bloemfontein during a sting operation, Free State police say.

Fedsas to take Free State education dept to court

2016-02-02 18:02

The Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools says it is taking the Free State department of education to court.

MEC has every right to reprimand doctors - Free State health dept

2016-01-22 22:30

The Free State health department has defended MEC Benny Malakoane "right" to reprimand health professionals, after he allegedly called staff at a Welkom hospital the "biggest bunch of baby murderers in the province".

Desperate farmers turn to debt counsellors

2016-01-19 17:40

Cash-strapped farmers are seeking help from debt counsellors, a Bloemfontein counsellor has revealed.

 

Clinical Dolphins ease past Knights

2017-03-01 19:56

A strong all-round display by the Dolphins has seen them claim a significant seven-wicket win over the Knights.

Knights zoom in on top spot

2017-01-28 19:27

Duanne Olivier continued his rich run of form by increasing his match tally to seven wickets as the Knights closed in on victory over the Warriors.

2 children killed in Free State accident

2016-07-14 12:24

Two children, believed to be between the ages of 3 and 5, have died after a vehicle rolled several times on the N6 in Reddersburg, just outside Bloemfontein, paramedics say.

Alleged clitoris collector's case postponed again

2016-06-15 13:07

Danish national Peter Frederiksen and his co-accused, Motlatsi Moqeti, have appeared briefly in the Bloemfontein Regional Court, where their case was postponed yet again.

Bob Hewitt loses appeal against rape sentence

2016-06-09 11:18

The Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein has dismissed an appeal by former tennis Grand Slam tennis champion and convicted rapist Bob Hewitt.

Teen girl's rapists get life in jail

2016-04-11 11:22

Two men who raped a 15-year-old Bloemfontein girl have each been sentenced to life imprisonment, Free State police say.

Six arrested in Bloemfontein for truck hijacking

2016-03-16 11:44

Six men have been arrested in Bloemfontein following the hijacking of a truck transporting R2 million worth of energy drinks, Free State police said on Wednesday.

Two Free State rapists jailed for life

2016-02-01 18:12

Rapists Eric Zweni and Nthibane Makhetha have been sentenced to life imprisonment for repeatedly raping a 16-year-old girl after they broke into her family's home and threatened them with pangas.

DA students at UFS slam SRC president's 'hate speech'

2016-01-19 21:30

The Democratic Alliance Student Organisation (Daso) at the University of Free State has slammed SRC president Lindokuhle Ntuli for posting what they described as hate speech on his Facebook page.

'Clitoris collector' says it's unfair he can't use phone in prison

2016-01-13 14:20

Genital mutilator-accused Peter Frederiksen wants to be able to make phone calls from prison and be transferred back to Bloemfontein, his lawyer has told the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court.

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