Welkom


16 injured after taxi rolls into swamp near Welkom

2019-07-21 20:07

Sixteen people were injured after a minibus taxi they were travelling in rolled into a swamp.

Welkom teens robbed at knifepoint outside their school

2019-03-07 17:23

Police in Welkom, Free State, are searching for two men after they robbed two teenage boys at knifepoint outside their school.

Hospital security guard, taxi driver bust with more than 5 000 ARV tablets

2017-08-23 22:23

A hospital security officer and a minibus taxi driver have been arrested in Welkom after they were found with 5 488 ARV tablets, Free State police say.

Free State ANC rejects EFF member's threat claims

2016-07-14 18:45

The Free State ANC has rejected an EFF member’s claims that a ruling party member told him he should join the party if he wanted a job after the August 3 local government elections.

Free State EFF member allegedly threatened by ANC

2016-07-10 07:02

A Welkom resident who is a member of the EFF has allegedly been threatened by the ANC and told to join the party if he wants a job after the August 3 local government elections.

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WATCH: Robbers with AK-47 swarm cash officer

Four armed men swarmed a cash-in-transit officer in Welkom.

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Boy, 6, seriously burnt after jumping into hot bath

2015-09-14 07:08

A 6-year-old boy has been seriously burnt after he jumped into a hot bath in Welkom, paramedics say.

Worker killed at Welkom mine

2015-06-01 15:11

Blasting operations have been halted after a miner was killed in an accident near Welkom, Harmony Gold says.

Sithole stars in Griffons win

2015-04-25 19:51

Martin Sithole scored a hat-trick of tries as the Down Touch Griffons beat the Assupol Limpopo Blue Bulls in Welkom.

Strydom loving stint at Griffons

2014-10-14 07:24

Griffons flyhalf Louis Strydom says the team's Currie Cup First Division campaign has allowed the union to become more professional.

 

Investigation under way after Welkom miner killed

2019-06-05 17:31

A Harmony Gold employee has died of his injuries following an incident involving a scraper winch at the Tshepong mine in Welkom, says the company.

Family shocked to find only dismembered head of deceased in Welkom grave

2019-01-15 17:31

Police are searching for suspects after a grave was violated at Odendaalsrus cemetery near Welkom in the Free State.

'The police and NPA are failing us' - mother of murdered Welkom teacher

2017-07-31 14:27

After discovering her lifeless body, Michelle Peterson could not believe her daughter was dead, but the family has been subjected to further frustration after being kept in the dark about the investigation.

'I am tired, maybe I will try another political party' - Welkom resident

2016-07-11 20:57

Residents of Welkom in the Free State have expressed their frustration over broken promises, with some saying they will vote for parties other than the ANC in the upcoming local government elections.

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Even if the EFF doesn't win, I'm always EFF - supporter

An EFF supporter says he stands by the party whatever the municipal elections outcome.

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Family dispute turns deadly as dad killed in front of teen, cop shot

The Ipid is investigating a shooting in Virginia, Free State yesterday. One police officer is in hospital in a stable condition following the incident. A suspect was declared dead on the scene.

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Reib breaks Juno African Endurance grip

2015-07-06 12:14

The 90 Minutes of the Free State endurance race seemed to be a breeze for one Shelby Can Am driver on Saturday...

Golden Lions secure home quarter-final

2015-05-09 09:32

The Golden Lions are top of the log in the Northern Section of the Vodacom Cup after beating the Down Touch Griffons in Welkom.

Methane caused Welkom blast

2015-03-21 23:59

A methane explosion at a mine shaft near Welkom has caused chaos in the Free State city.

Free State school 'petrol bombed'

2014-10-11 13:11

A school in Thabong, Free State, has been set alight with what police believe might have been petrol bombs.

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