Free State

About 1 600 of Bloemfontein church gathering contacts traced – Mkhize

2020-04-03 08:31

The health minister says it is remarkable that 1 600 of the 1 700 people who have come into contact with 859 people who attended a massive church event in Bloemfontein, have been traced.

WATCH | Coronavirus: Inside Free State's isolation site for potentially positive patients

2020-03-06 14:16

As rumours spread regarding Thaba Nchu in the Free State as the site for quarantine of South Africans repatriated from Wuhan, China, News24 toured Bloemfontein’s Pelonomi Hospital – the province’s isolation spot for patients who test positive for the virus.

SPOTTED | 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2020-03-02 15:30

The upcoming Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been spotted testing in South Africa. The new W206 model is scheduled to be unveiled at the Paris motor show in October.

Free State man, 67, still missing after attempting to cross river on horseback

2020-02-15 15:26

A 67-year-old man has been reported missing after he left on horseback from his home in Virginia, Free State, and never returned.

Eskom wants attachment of mayoral cars to recover municipal debt – Mabuza

2019-11-30 15:30

Municipal debt owed to Eskom stands at R25.1bn and could approach R30bn by year end, Eskom Chairperson Jabu Mabuza warned.

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.


Coronavirus quarantine: Hunt for new facility as talks with Free State resort collapse

2020-03-06 14:48

A new search for a venue to house 184 South African citizens set to be brought home from the epicentre of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak in China is underway following a breakdown in talks between the government and management of the original facility.

Coronavirus: Thaba Nchu community in Free State fearful after quarantine rumours circulate

2020-03-06 09:22

The small rural community of Thaba Nchu in the Free State is fearful and angry after rumours spread that the town will be chosen as a site of quarantine for South Africans returning from Wuhan, China - the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak.

Cele to attend funeral of slain Free State cop

2020-02-16 08:47

Police Minister Bheki Cele will attend the funeral of slain Free State police officer Sergeant Lloyd Poonyane.

Business savvy sisters self-funded the first company to bring plastic bricks to SA - ‘I left my auditing job to do this’

2019-12-01 07:01

These women own South Africa's first eco-friendly brick company which manufactures bricks using sand and recycled plastic.

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.

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