Free State


Ace Magashule and the R8m Pierneef painting: Hawks hand docket to NPA for decision

2019-09-04 10:09

While no arrests have been made, the investigation into how the valuable painting went missing from former Free State premier Ace Magashule's office is complete and the docket has been handed to the NPA.

Free State man sentenced to life for raping wheelchair-bound 12-year-old

2019-08-30 19:07

A Free State healthcare worker has been sentenced to life in prison for raping a 12-year-old wheelchair-bound patient, says the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA).

Free State Health MEC condemns violent attacks on EMS

2019-08-18 17:36

Free State MEC of Health, Montseng Tsiu has condemned "violent" attacks targeted at Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Health Infrastructure.

Holy cow: The curious case of the Free State’s cattle donations

2019-08-16 16:30

MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development William Bulwane has said the provincial department donated a grand total of 178 head of cattle in one decade, valued at R815 200. In one instance, a cow was donated for the funeral of a government worker who is still alive.

Man arrested after death of Free State cattle farmer

2019-07-22 16:28

The DA has reiterated its call for the government to establish specialised rural safety units within the police to improve safety and security in rural areas.

Farm murder: Couple found dead in kitchen of Free State farm

2019-07-15 17:08

The couple's bodies were found in the kitchen, police said.

Woman seriously injured after train crashes into her SUV

2019-06-04 21:25

A woman was seriously injured on Tuesday when a train crashed into her SUV at the Atbara crossing in Bethlehem, Free State.

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WATCH LIVE: Spotlight shifts to the Free State at #StateCaptureInquiry

Former Free State MEC Mxolisi Dukwana is expected to appear at the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture, corruption and fraud in the public sector including organs of state. Watch live.

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BOOK EXTRACT: Gangster State – The ANC's asbestos benefits

2019-03-31 04:00

One of the most enduring allegations against Ace Magashule is that he ran a bona fide shakedown operation in the Free State. He knew exactly when most companies were due to receive money from his government, and he would very quickly collect his share.

Giant dinosaurs may have walked from South Africa to Argentina, scientists say

2018-09-27 17:00

About 200 million years ago, South Africa was home to the largest dinosaur on Earth.

 

Free State mom heartbroken after her ex killed her son to avoid paying child maintenance

2019-08-31 22:00

Justice has finally been served for this heartbroken mom whose ex is behind bars for hiring a hitman to kill their son.

Police task team launched in Free State to tackle gangsterism, illegal mining

2019-08-23 20:51

Police Minister Bheki Cele on Friday welcomed the introduction of a task team to tackle gangsterism and illegal mining in the Free State.

Free State man in court after hordes of illegal ammo and explosives found on his premises

2019-08-17 15:46

A 53-year-old Free State man is expected back in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court on Monday after crates of ammunition and explosives were found on his property on Thursday.

Ex-Free State finance official details push for 'irregular' R30m Estina Dairy payment before any work was done

2019-08-12 14:28

Anna Sussana Fourie, former deputy director general in the Free State Department of the Provincial Treasury, has taken the stand at the state capture inquiry to testify about the Estina Dairy Project.

Free State brothers arrested for allegedly killing grandparents, setting house on fire

2019-07-18 17:18

Two men have been arrested in connection with the death of their grandparents and arson after they set the couple's house on fire in Thaba Nchu.

DA welcomes investigation into 'dodgy' Free State asbestos contract with alleged links to Magashule

2019-07-13 15:46

The president will allow the Special Investigations Unit to probe a R250m contract.

African swine fever outbreak hits a fourth province

2019-05-13 15:42

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced on Monday that an outbreak of African swine fever has hit a fourth province and has now been found in Gauteng, North West, Mpumalanga as well as the Free State Province.

Ace Magashule saga: Info about R80m cash in car boot handed to Zondo commission

2019-04-02 10:05

Investigators at the Zondo commission into state capture have been given information relating to R80m in cash that was allegedly found in the boot of a car belonging to a Free State government official.

Questions over Free State Development Corporation's R104m VBS investment

2018-10-21 07:35

News24 has established that the FDC ignored or bypassed provisions in the Public Finance Management Act and Treasury regulations in placing the investment with VBS.

This Free State beautician has set up a busy spa in a shack

2018-09-08 15:15

Recently, thousands of South Africans shared pictures of Thaini Masakane's beauty spa on social media.

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Diesel / Petrol Mechanic (Trucks)

R15 000.00 - R25 000.00 Per Month - Bloemfontein

Senior Fast Food Area Manager

R30 000.00 - R35 000.00 Per Month - Bloemfontein

Office and Quality Coordinator

R7 500.00 - R9 500.00 Per Month - Bloemfontein

Junior Graphic Designer

R10 000.00 - R15 000.00 Per Month - Free State

Freelance Lecturer (Wine Enthusiast)

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