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Van Reenans pass re-opened

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 15 December 2017  -  42 Views  -  0 Comments
7 vehicles (3 trucks, 3 taxis, 1lmv) involved in a collision at Caltex in Van Reneen. Sadly 2 fatalities at this scene, multiple injured  (numbers yet to be confirmed). 2km before this on the northbound lane (near the SAPS) there is a crash involving 2 trucks. Sadly there is one fatality at this... Read Article

Zuma to appeal judgement

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 14 December 2017  -  28 Views  -  0 Comments
President Jacob Zuma says he will approach the Supreme Court of Appeal, to appeal a High Court ruling that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa should be the one to appoint a new National Director of Public Prosecutions. President Jacob Zuma appeals ruling that invalidated Shaun Abrahams appointment on... Read Article

Nompondo emerges as new ANCFS deputy chairperson

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 11 December 2017  -  157 Views  -  0 Comments
The longest serving Mangaung ANC Regional Secretary, Paseka Nompondo has been elected as deputy chairperson replacing Thabo Manyoni who contested the position of chairperson against Ace Magashule. Nompondo emerged to the position uncontested at an elective conference held in Parys from yesterday... Read Article
-Magashule re-elected as Chairperson  -New Deputy Chair elected

ANC FS elects new leadership

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 11 December 2017  -  100 Views  -  0 Comments
In a conference held in Parys the ANC in the province has elected its top five leaders. Ace Magashule has been re-elected for the position of a chairperson, Mangaung Regional Secretary, Paseka Nompondo was elected as Magashule's deputy while William Bulwane and Msebenzi Zwane were reelected as... Read Article

ANCFS Elective Conference

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 11 December 2017  -  155 Views  -  0 Comments
The provincial deputy secretary of ANCFS, Mamiki Qabathi handing over the final database of captured credentials of delegates for approval before the conference moves to the process of nominations.

"No word from court on conference"-Magashule

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 11 December 2017  -  138 Views  -  0 Comments
FS ANC chairperson, Ace Magashule said even though they have been reliably informed that disgruntled members of the party were currently at the Bloemfontein High Court in an attempt to render the outcomes of the conference as illegal, no ruling has been received by the party, therefore this means... Read Article

"our conference is proceeding"

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 11 December 2017  -  32 Views  -  0 Comments

16 Days campaign concludes

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 11 December 2017  -  57 Views  -  0 Comments
Government has concluded the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign during which the spotlight is put on the fight against women and child abuse.   The campaign started on 25 November and mobilised focus on the challenges of gender based violence and abuse that is... Read Article
"We cannot be labelled as being against Ramaphosa……”

Day 1: Unity reigns ANC provincial conference

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 11 December 2017  -  84 Views  -  0 Comments
From singing their revolutionary songs and chanting slogans, delegates at the eight provincial conference currently underway in Parys, have been singing in one voice, pouring cold water to earlier reports that the province's conference is likely to be interrupted by disgruntled members of the... Read Article

ANCFS elective conference off to a smooth start

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 11 December 2017  -  57 Views  -  0 Comments
The Free State ANC elective conference which was postponed last week following a court ruling is underway at the Woodlands Country Lodge in Parys. The much awaited highest deciding event is scheduled to come to an end today with a new leadership bringing an end to the current one's term. In his... Read Article

Still no shopping for Christmas at Mimosa Mall

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 11 December 2017  -  313 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Emergency service remains on the scene following Friday’s fire which broke out at Mimosa Mall forcing tenants and shoppers to evacuate the building. According to a statement released by the mall’s management on Saturday, the fire broke out within a tenant’s storeroom on the southern... Read Article
ANC will allow all parties involved to reflect on the judgment

NPA boss must vacate office – High court

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 December 2017  -  27 Views  -  0 Comments
The South African High Court has ruled that National Prosecuting Authority head Shaun Abrahams must vacate his post after ruling that the agreement for Mxolisi Nxasana to step aside in 2015 was unlawful. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa must appoint a new chief prosecutor within 60 days, Judge... Read Article

New Eskom Board imminent

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 December 2017  -  17 Views  -  0 Comments
The new board of South Africa's State-owned power utility Eskom will be announced on Friday, an official from the department of public enterprises said on Thursday.The names were discussed in Wednesday's cabinet meeting, but Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown's spokesperson Colin Cruywagen... Read Article

Rapist will spend life in jail

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 December 2017  -  31 Views  -  0 Comments
Smithfield - Thirty-one-year-old Peello Johannes Jantjie, was sentenced to life imprisonment for rape and eight years for attempted rape by the Smithfield Regional Court sitting at Zastron last week. These two cases ran concurrently in court until finalised. According to police spokesperson,... Read Article

Correctional Services vehicle in accident on the way to court

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 December 2017  -  21 Views  -  0 Comments
The Department of Correctional Services in the Free State has confirmed that one of its vehicles, transporting a prisoner from Hoopstad to Bloemfontein, was involved in an accident outside the city this morning. Police, traffic officials and ambulance services attended to the accident scene on the... Read Article

Murdered man shot 14 times

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 December 2017  -  44 Views  -  0 Comments
Botshabelo - A forty-two-year-old man is in Police custody following an alleged murder incident at Botshabelo. Police spokesperson, Sergeant Martin Xuma, said the incident happened on Tuesday, in Mafube Cattle Post in Section D when police acted to a shooting incident. “Upon arrival, police found a... Read Article

Evicted white Zim farmer to get land back

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 December 2017  -  19 Views  -  0 Comments
A white commercial farmer, who was evicted from his farm in Manicaland province in Zimbabwe, is reportedly set to return back and resume production after the decision “was reversed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa's new administration”. Heavily armed Zimbabwean riot police besieged Robert Smart’s... Read Article
Members of Qwauta cast their votes to elect the newly executive committee. PHOTO DUMELANGMEDIA

Qwauta elects new executive committee

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 December 2017  -  18 Views  -  0 Comments
Seems like all problems took place in the Qwaqwa United Taxi Association (Qwauta) came to an end. This is a believe from the regional manager of the operating licencing board in the district's municipality of Thabo Mofutsanyana Mandla Nhlapo. The elections were held at Kwetlisong FET college,... Read Article
Thapelo Mafanyolle knows very well that only jobs differ but money is the same. PHOTO dumelangmedia

Mafanyolle puts ‘soul’ back into footgear

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 December 2017  -  17 Views  -  0 Comments
QWAQWA -  A 41-year-old father of three makes out a living doing something he never thought he could do, giving old shoes new life. Thapelo Mafanyolle told Dumelang News that he never knew he had the talent for mending, repairing and restoring shoes in him, but after trying it out just once, he... Read Article

Free State appoints woman provincial commissioner

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 December 2017  -  17 Views  -  0 Comments
The South African Police Services in the province has a new Acting Provincial Commissioner. News of Major General Tholie Afonso’s appointment was announced yesterday in an occasion that was seen as “in the interest of progressive service delivery”. Police spokesperson Brigadier Motantsi Makhele... Read Article