Free State

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.

Free State municipalities avert Eskom power cuts with payment deals

2018-07-17 21:57

Eskom said it will not cut power at three Free State municipalities which have new payment agreements with the power utility.

Bigger, better, Nampo: Driving Nissan's Skyline R34 in SA

2018-05-17 08:30

'The raw driving experience brings you back to the essence of piloting one of the legendary sports cars,' writes Wheels24 correspondent Charlen Raymond after driving the Nissan Skyline R34 at Nampo.

R300 bail each for constables accused of sexually assaulting colleague

2018-03-01 18:59

Two Northern Cape police officers have been released on bail after being arrested on a charge of sexual assault laid by a colleague, provincial authorities have confirmed.

1 872 arrested in Free State during festive season

2017-12-28 06:54

Free State police say 1 873 suspects have been arrested in the province between December 18 and December 25. 

DA Free State Leadership announced

2017-10-29 10:55

The Democratic Alliance on Sunday announced the top four leadership positions in the Free State following its elective congress.

Farm murders: Free State farmer employs lion as a 'guard dog'

A farmer in Hoopstad, Free State, has gone to extreme lengths to protect his family and property from the scourge of farm murders in the area. Watch.

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'Brave lawn man' from Free State causes social media storm

2017-06-07 05:20

A South African-born man living in Canada made international headlines after a picture of him calmly mowing his lawn during a tornado caused a storm on social media over the weekend.

Make sure you know who is herding your livestock, police warn

2017-05-18 17:54

The Free State police have warned farmers to do proper verification on the people they employ to look after their cattle to prevent further stock theft.


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.

A Filipino megachurch has bought over 5,000 hectares in the Free State – and is establishing ‘eco-farms’ for congregants to live on

2018-07-26 17:53

Iglesia ni Cristo has some 2.2 million members around the world, and feeds and houses some of them on its farms.


2018-06-02 15:00

WHAT started as a group of friends helping each other out turned into a savings club.

SA to Lesotho in a Ford Mustang: Powering V8 muscle through the Maluti mountains

2018-03-20 13:06

'As morning breaks on the third day of the Ford Mustang road trip, the convoy gears-up to head out through Lesotho,' writes Charlen Raymond on Day 3 of his epic road trip.

Teachers, parents and unions the real winners

2018-01-07 00:00

Deep-rooted teamwork by passionate stakeholders helped the Free State to become the province with the top matric results.

PODCAST: ANC going down to the wire

2017-12-01 10:03

In this week's episode – the countdown is on to the ANC's elective conference and Ace Magashule is fighting for survival.

A call for due recognition of SA’s football heroes

2017-07-16 06:00

One of the most prolific strikers of the 1970s, Alfred “Russia” Jacobs, was laid to rest in his home town in Bethlehem in the Free State today.

Free State man allegedly drugged, raped in 'med school' ruse

2017-06-13 22:37

The Hawks have sent their human trafficking investigators to Mpumalanga after a Free State man woke up in a hospital there with a frightening tale.

WATCH: Would you pay R7m for this tractor? Or R80k for this bull?

Nampo Harvest Day offers something for everybody, no matter how simple or expensive your taste.

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Motorist critical after car lands in river

2016-12-25 08:32

A motorist is in a critical condition after a vehicle landed in a river in the Free State on Saturday night.

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