WATCH: Free State police department says sleeping traffic cop was 'on medication'

2018-12-05 15:52

The Free State department of police, roads and transport has responded to a viral video of a traffic officer apparently caught sleeping on the job.

Domestic worker, who fought robbers to protect cancer sufferer and his autistic son, dies

2018-12-03 16:10

A domestic worker, who fought house robbers to protect a cancer sufferer and his autistic child, has died of the injuries she sustained in the attack.

Cheetahs woes continue with defeat to Connacht

2018-12-01 19:25

The Cheetahs' torrid season continued when they were beaten by Irish side Connacht in Bloemfontein.

Cheetahs name side for Connacht test

2018-11-30 14:14

The Cheetahs have made numerous changes to their side for Saturday's PRO14 clash against Connacht in Bloemfontein.

Cheetahs community rocked by Drotske shooting

2018-11-30 08:58

Cheetahs CEO Harold Verster says the union and franchise is in shock after hearing the news that Naka Drotske was shot.

Free State man stabs ex to death, injures daughter

2018-11-29 09:26

As South Africa marks 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children, a man has been arrested following a domestic dispute in which he killed his ex-partner and injured his child.

UPDATE: Gupta-linked group accused of fraud in Vrede dairy farm project off the hook, for now

2018-11-28 15:44

The NPA has provisionally withdrawn its case against several Gupta family members and their business associates accused of involvement in the Estina dairy farm project in the Free State.

Cheetahs battle to victory against depleted Benetton

2018-11-24 16:21

The Cheetahs battled their way to a valuable PRO14 win of 2018 on Saturday as they beat Benetton Treviso 31-25 in Bloemfontein.

President MT Steyn statue to be relocated to a site off UFS campus

2018-11-24 07:14

The University of the Free State's council has approved the relocation of the statue of President Marthinus Theunis Steyn to a site off campus.

Rudy Paige set to make PRO14 debut for Cheetahs

2018-11-23 14:13

The Cheetahs will host Benetton from Treviso for the first time with scrumhalf Rudy Paige set to make his PRO14 debut.


Man hands himself over for alleged drive-through assault

2018-12-03 21:48

A man has handed himself over to police after a woman claimed he assaulted her at a restaurant's drive-through section in Bloemfontein in the Free State.

Shutdown operation initiated after attack on police officers

2018-12-01 22:30

A shutdown operation has been initiated by the Free State provincial police commissioner, Lieutenant General Moeketsi Sempe following an attack on two police officers.

5 killed in collision outside Bloemfontein

2018-12-01 18:03

Five people have been killed and four others injured in a collision between two vehicles on the N8 in Mandela View, approximately 10km outside of Bloemfontein.

Swifambo loses SCA bid to retain R3.5bn 'tall trains' Prasa tender

2018-11-30 13:17

Controversial locomotive supplier Swifambo Rail Leasing has lost a Supreme Court of Appeal challenge to a High Court order that stripped it of a R3.5bn tender with the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa.

Skipper urges Cheetahs to put holiday thoughts aside

2018-11-30 08:09

Cheetahs captain Shaun Venter has urged his players put their holiday thoughts aside when they tackle Irish club Connacht.

Weather Update: Thundershowers in three provinces, hot weather in other parts

2018-11-28 19:07

Some isolated showers and thundershowers are expected in parts of Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Free State, but temperatures are expected to soar in parts of the Northern Cape, the North West and along the West Coast.

Police probe whether teen used dad's service pistol to kill himself

2018-11-26 12:52

Police in Heidedal, outside Bloemfontein, have opened an inquest docket after a 13-year-old boy killed himself – and it is alleged that the teen used his father's service pistol to take his life.

PICS: Bloemfontein Cubana destroyed by inferno

2018-11-24 12:16

An inferno has engulfed Cubana in Bloemfontein, destroying the entire building in less than two hours.

'Missing' Free State woman found in PE, arrested for perjury after alleging she was kidnapped and raped

2018-11-23 16:53

Carin Bezuidenhout, from Welkom in the Free State, who went missing on 12 November after dropping her 11-year-old child at school, has been arrested for perjury.

Bethlehem man dies in tractor accident

2018-11-23 10:31

A man died in a tractor incident on a farm in Bethlehem.

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