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Issues at health facilities being resolved

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 August 2017  -  28 Views  -  0 Comments
BOTSHABELO - Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, promised residents in Botshabelo that resources are being put together to ensure that health facilities have capacity to carry the load. He said the department is doing their best to ensure better service for communities.Motsoaledi said they... Read Article

Tegeta's new owners could start on the back foot

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 August 2017  -  25 Views  -  0 Comments
Analysts say the new owners of Gupta owned Tegeta could incur heavy losses if the transactions that Tegeta has entered into are found to be unconstitutional.Oakbay Investments has sold its mining firm Tegeta Exploration and Resources to Swiss-based Charles King SA for almost R3 billion.Tegeta is... Read Article

SA to be part of WTC

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 August 2017  -  16 Views  -  0 Comments
Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa will lead a South African delegation comprising of public and private sector tourism experts to attend the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali, Rwanda.The conference, which takes place from 28 to 31 August 2017, is expected to attract government leaders,... Read Article

Exciting times as new school opens doors in Heidedal

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 August 2017  -  27 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein - Excitement was in the air for the pupils of Heartherdale Secondary School when the Department of Education in the Free State officially handed over their new school to them and their teachers earlier this week.The ceremony was held on Friday at the Heartherdale School Hall in... Read Article

Land restitution claim fulfilled

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 August 2017  -  24 Views  -  0 Comments
Thaba Nchu - It was a joyous occasion for the residents of Thaba Nchu when the office of the Chief Land Claims commissioner handed over the title deeds to nine claimants from the Free State province this past week.The restoration of land was as  a result of the commission having finalised the... Read Article

Truck kills three people

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 August 2017  -  29 Views  -  0 Comments
Three people were killed and two others injured on Wednesday morning when a truck crashed into a tree and overturned off the N1 Highway, approximately 5km outside of Bloemfontein this is according to ER24. At approximately 05h15, ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene to... Read Article

'He only cares about money video' goes viral

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 August 2017  -  31 Views  -  0 Comments
A video criticising ANC presidential hopeful, Cyril Ramaphosa, about slain Lonmin miners at Marikana has gone viral.Initially published on a Facebook page called South Africa Deserves Better, the minute long video accuses the deputy president of loving money more than the citizens he hopes to lead... Read Article

`"I meet my husband and son's killer everyday” - widow

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 August 2017  -  110 Views  -  0 Comments
The widow whose husband and son was killed during an accident that happened in Mangaung's Khayelitsha settlement, Malerato Nchake, told Dumelang News that the police are failing her when it comes to dealing with the case that traumatised her a long time.She alleges that she meets the alleged... Read Article

Inquiry into mobile data prices

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 August 2017  -  26 Views  -  0 Comments
South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) has welcomed a probe into the contentious mobile data prices in the country. The Competition Commission is expected to announce an inquiry into high mobile data prices by next week Friday.In addition, the Independent Communications... Read Article

FDC honours top businesswomen

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 August 2017  -  48 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - In honour of women in business the Free State Development Corporation (FDC) hosted the women in business awards last night where Phehello Magau was named this year’s winner. In an exclusive interview with Dumelang News on the  side-lines of the award ceremony held at Sun Windmill ,... Read Article

Condolences for SABC journo

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 22 August 2017  -  48 Views  -  0 Comments
Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has expressed her deepest condolences to the family and friends of the late SABC veteran journalist, radio assignment editor and photographer, Zola Ntutu. “Ntutu was one of the pre-eminent members of the country’s media fraternity. He upheld the principles and... Read Article

Manana resigns

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 21 August 2017  -  58 Views  -  0 Comments
The Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mduduzi Manana, has resigned and apologised to South Africans, particularly women, following the recent incident of assault he was in involved in, which is before the court. The former Deputy Minister handed his resignation and publicly... Read Article

“...we will fight for the unity of the ANC...” - Ace

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 21 August 2017  -  55 Views  -  0 Comments
PARYS - The African National Congress (ANC) in Fezile Dabi has paid respect to the late Regional Secretary, Moshe Tladi, during an emotional funeral service on Sunday in Tumahole. Addressing mourners was the Provincial Secretary of the ANC in North West, Dakota Legoete, who encouraged members of... Read Article

Third party settlement turned down

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  29 Views  -  0 Comments
It has emerged that the family of Gabriella Engels has turned down a settlement from a third party relating to the assault case she has opened against Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe. Former state prosecutor Gerrie Nel says a third party is reported to have offered the family of Engels a... Read Article
…and how it ignited the failed vote of no confidence against him

President Zuma outlines balance of forces

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  24 Views  -  0 Comments
From a distance it might look just as an honest exercise to “correct” the county’s political and administrative regime, but according to President Jacob Zuma, it far beyond what the naked eye can see.A vote of no confidence against a head of state which can easily translate to a political regime... Read Article

Commuters wage strike against bus fares

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  30 Views  -  0 Comments
Commuters from Botshabelo, Bloemfontein and Thaba-Nchu pelted rocks against Interstate buses on Wednesday, in a protest against increased bus fares.The day unfolded normally with commuters being transported to their different destinations in the morning. During the day all was still normal until... Read Article

Nketoane Municipality holds business breakfast

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  26 Views  -  0 Comments
Nketoane Local Municipality which incorporates towns such Reitz, Petrussteyn, Lindley and Arlington held  business breakfast with local businesses people at Reitz town hall last Friday. Business breakfast was one of it kind platform created by municipality to engage with local businesses on working... Read Article

Overwhelming support for burnt youth center

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  26 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - The Engo Youth Center commonly known as Ons Kinder Huis (Our child and youth care center) in Willows in Bloemfontein received overwhelming support after a fire burnt down its store room this week.The youth center principal and social worker manager, Frikkie Van Dyk, said he was a bit... Read Article

Accused slapped with heavy jail time for rape

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  22 Views  -  0 Comments
A 33-year-old man from Clubview in Phuthaditjhaba was sentenced to 25 years in prison earlier this week for raping an old man in his neighbourhood. Lerato Mabote was on Monday given a hefty sentence after the Phuthadittjhaba Regional Court found him guilty of raping a 51-year-old man, whom he was... Read Article

Moshe Tladi to be laid to rest

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  24 Views  -  0 Comments
PARYS - The Regional Secretary of the African National Congress (ANC) in Fezile Dabi, Moshe Tladi, will be laid to rest on Sunday in Parys. Tladi died on Friday last week following illness. Meanwhile, members and leaders of the ANC have been sending their messages of condolence to the family and... Read Article