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Maluti employees back at work

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 29 March 2018  -  222 Views  -  0 Comments
After spending about three months of tools down, the employees of Maluti-a-Phofung Local Municipality are back at work. In an interview with Dumelang News on Tuesday, Samwu shop steward Sphiwe Manyoni said he can confirm that they had an agreement with their employer last week on Friday and it was... Read Article

Q&A Free State Premier Sisi Ntombela

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 29 March 2018  -  244 Views  -  0 Comments
This week saw the Free State Premier Sisi Ntombela elected in the provincial Legislature on Tuesday followed by her inauguration ceremony which saw thousands of Free Stators in attendance to celebrate her appointment and bid farewell to former Premier Ace Magashule at the Free State Stadium on... Read Article

Public opinions

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 29 March 2018  -  148 Views  -  0 Comments
With this year’s Easter weekend around the corner, the excitement is almost tangible as families everywhere start finalising their plans for a quick getaway or a relaxing time at home. In South Africa specifically, tradition practically demands that people come together for a braai over a long... Read Article

Cop killers on the run

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 29 March 2018  -  447 Views  -  0 Comments
Community members of Mafora in Mangaung Bloemfontein woke up to a shocking murder of the “off-duty” police officer on Sunday morning. Police provincial spokesperson Colonel Thandi Mbambo said a manhunt is on for three suspects in connection with the murder of constable Bongani Moses Saliwe (39) who... Read Article
Thousands in celebration , Cabinet rally behind new premier , FS gov defends R20 million expenditure

New dawn

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 29 March 2018  -  128 Views  -  0 Comments
The Free State provincial government on Wednesday held the historic inauguration ceremony of the new Premier Sisi Ntombela and farewell for former premier, now ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule. The event was graced by thousands of Free Staters from all corners of the province. Amongst... Read Article

Serial house breakers finally nabbed

Article  -  Posted on Saturday, 24 March 2018  -  182 Views  -  0 Comments
Bethlehem-A reign of terror has been dealt a serious blow following the arrest of three alleged Bohlokong serial burglars. Police spokesperson, Captain Zweli Mohobeleli said two teenage boys (17) and another male (24) were arrested on Thursday, March 22 in Bohlokong. “Properties stolen during a... Read Article

“We must fight for our children’s rights”

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  138 Views  -  0 Comments
Deputy President David Mabuza has challenged all South Africans, black and white, to fight for the rights of children in townships and villages. Addressing the national Human Rights Day commemoration at the George Thabe Cricket Sports Ground in Sharpeville, Emfuleni Local Municipality, on ... Read Article

New library offers new hope for Botshabelo youth

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  171 Views  -  0 Comments
A modern generation of citizens of Sechaba Mahobeville (formerly known as E-section in Botshabelo) whose only inspiration in life has come from the various gangs within their community were recently given a new sense hope for a better future through a state-of-the-art library.Free State outgoin g... Read Article

Public opinions

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  128 Views  -  0 Comments
According to the United Nations (UN) World Happiness Report – which was released recently – South Africa has dropped four places and sits at number 105 out of 156 countries said to be unhappy and sad. Dumelang Media took to the streets and spoke to community members about their happy-status and... Read Article

Salang hantle...

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  159 Views  -  0 Comments
THE outgoing premier of the Free State, Ace Magashule had an opportunity this week to bid farewell to officials that he worked with in the office of the premier over 9 years.These comes as a close to decade premier Magashule – who would have completed his two terms in office – is expected to... Read Article

Miss Plus World Pageant

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  283 Views  -  0 Comments
Miss South Africa Plus World Pageant was officially launched at Emaplankeni Lounge in Rocklands location,it was a spectacular evening with live entertainment where the beautiful entrants of this competition didn't disappoint as they were looking radiant.The beauty pageant is the annual event which... Read Article

Residents forced to vacate land

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  159 Views  -  0 Comments
While many strides have been made for the successful implementation of land reform of late, for some farming communities in parts of the province, the matter has become a nightmare. This has been the case for a number of  residents who spent many years at Langerspoot farms in the Nketoana local... Read Article

Mangaung mother allegedly murdered by lover

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  234 Views  -  0 Comments
The lover of a 39-year-old mother has appeared in court on charges of murder after the woman was found murdered and covered in blankets earlier this month in the Mangaung area.The deceased, Palesa Lepheane, a mother to a first year student and a high school pupil, had allegedly left her family home... Read Article

No word on missing boy

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  173 Views  -  0 Comments
Odendaalsrus-Jonny Mohale (24) was reported missing on the March 20 by his father William Mohale who resides at house number 8282 K9 Kutloanong Odendaalrus but there is still no word on Jonny’s whereabouts.Apparently the missing boy has recently been displaying strange mental outbreaks since from... Read Article

Thabo Mofutsanyana celebrates its 2017 matrics, preparing the next lot

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  130 Views  -  0 Comments
Although rural schools in the Free State have limited resources, some have shown that they can perform better despite the challenges. This, at least, is according to MEC of Education, Tate Makgoe. He spoke to Dumelang News last Friday on the sidelines of a celebration of a congratulatory function... Read Article
The youth of Nketoana local municipality gathered in Piet Geyer stadium with hope that there'll be changes in their lives. PHOTO Dumelang Media

Youth are advised to use opportunities

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  119 Views  -  0 Comments
In a bid to instil a sense of self-help through available opportunities amongst young people, the office that deals with matters of young people in Nketoana Local Municipality, called on young people in its jurisdiction to the Piet Geyer stadium in Reitz last Friday.According to Teboho Radebe, the... Read Article

Skin substitute now in Bloem

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  93 Views  -  0 Comments
After receiving grant funding of more than R19.5 million from the Department of Trade and Industry, the project that looks at researching and developing a skin-substitute product for use by patients with extensive burns have been awarded exclusively a three-year tender in the Free State to supply... Read Article

Gatfol residents live in fear of “Rasta”

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  110 Views  -  0 Comments
A man known only as “Rasta”is allegedly terrorising residents at the Gatfol Informal Settlement in Mangaung’s Heidedal, allegedly claiming that he is the newly elected ward councillor in ch arge of formalising the area and allegedly asking residents to make payments ranging from R500 to R1000 in... Read Article
Flash floods hit Johannesburg on Thursday, see far right. PHOTO  Twitter and One of the many homes that were damaged during a freak hail storm that decended upon the town of Edenburg, 80km South of Bloemfontein. PHOTO  supplied

Monster hail hits Edenburg

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  106 Views  -  0 Comments
An unexpected hailstorm hit a number of houses in the tiny township of Ha-Rasebehi, Edenburg in the Kopanong Local Municipality on Monday, leaving much destruction. According to one of the residents, Mme Mampho Seema, whose house was also affected, massive hail stones had broke all the windows of... Read Article

Fire truck overturns while responding...

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 23 March 2018  -  165 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Firemen from the Mangaung Fire Department were injured when the fire truck they were travelling in sommersaulted on a wet Kenneth Kaunda Road and overturned.The firemen were rushing to an accident scene on the Bultfontein road yesterday afternoon when the fire truck overturned. The... Read Article