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Winter not ready to say goodbye

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  47 Views  -  0 Comments
A cold front hit most of the country on Thursday morning, sending snow to parts of the Eastern Cape. The south-western Lesotho mountains were also covered in snow, bringing icy cold conditions to many parts of the Free State. The South African Weather Service has issued a warning of disruptive... Read Article

“FS is no playground for divisions” – Ace

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  56 Views  -  0 Comments
In a bid to ensure that all structures of the African National Congress (ANC) in the Free State are speaking with one voice amid the expected provincial conference towards the end of October, this year, current and longest serving chairperson, Ace Magashule, told delegates at the Cadres Assembly... Read Article

MAP gearing to fight HIV/Aids

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  36 Views  -  0 Comments
The Executive Mayor of Maluti-a-Phofung Cllr. Vusi Tshabalala has begun embarking on a social changing campaign  in an effort to strengthen the fight against HIV/AIDS in the region. It is expected that Tshabalala will be engaging with community members, leaders of religious organisations, students... Read Article

Cold snap brings chill

Article  -  Posted on Thursday, 17 August 2017  -  44 Views  -  0 Comments
A cold front hit most of the country on Thursday morning, sending snow to parts of the Eastern Cape. The south-western Lesotho mountains are also covered in snow. The South African Weather Service has issued a warning of disruptive snowfall on Thursday in southern Drakensberg in the Free State as... Read Article

President congratulates athletics team

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 15 August 2017  -  25 Views  -  0 Comments
President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Team South Africa, which won six medals during the IAAF World Championships. The team’s outstanding performance earned South Africa third place on the medals table at the games held in London. “We wish to heartily congratulate our Team South Africa for their... Read Article

Another case of bird flu

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 15 August 2017  -  32 Views  -  0 Comments
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has reported another case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5N8, which has been detected in a commercial layer farm in Mpumalanga. The influenza was detected in the Steve Tshwete Local Municipality on 7 August 2017 and control... Read Article

Swift action uncovers stolen phones

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 15 August 2017  -  36 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein -  Swift action by the members of Parkweg Crime Prevention resulted in the arrest of a 20-year old suspect and the recovery of 21 suspected stolen  cell phones worth about R 30 000. According to a statement from SAPS, a complainant filed a report of  housebreaking and theft in Brandwag... Read Article

The ANC’s Cadre’s Assembly

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 15 August 2017  -  25 Views  -  0 Comments
The ANC’s Cadre’s Assembly in Parys which took place from  Friday to Sunday, kicked by a moving commemoration of the fallen heroes and heroines of the struggle with various religious leaders delivering messages of hope to family members of the fallen comrades.

The ANC’s Cadre’s Assembly

Photo Gallery  -  Posted on Tuesday, 15 August 2017  -  100 Views  -  0 Comments

Free Sate Choir scoops top honours

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  26 Views  -  0 Comments
The mood was high when Old Mutual National Choir Festival celebrated their 40th anniversary of its existence in developing musical talent in this country. The thrilling provincial knockout ceremony was held on Saturday at Sand Duplessis Theatre in Bloemfontein. The 13 Choirs show off their... Read Article
“It was OR Tambo who pushed the ideology of women leaders...”

Kobanku ‘harvests’ big at awards

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  25 Views  -  0 Comments
VENTERSBURG - Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Free State celebrated the legacy of the longest serving President of the African National Congress (ANC), OR Tambo and women’s month by announcing this year’s Female Entrepreneur Awards at a gala dinner in Ventersburg at Aldam... Read Article

FS unemployment rate at its highest

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  19 Views  -  0 Comments
SASOLBURG - Statistician-general, Pali Lehohla, released the Quarterly Labour Force survey at a briefing in Pretoria on Monday.According to Lehohla, the official unemployment rate in the second quarter of the year remained unchanged. The statistician-general pointed out that the Free State now has... Read Article

Maluti mall set for expansion

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  26 Views  -  0 Comments
Vukile property fund, a JSE listed real estate investment trust will invest R338-million in expansion and redevelopment of the Maluti Crescent shopping centre, in Phuthaditjhaba, Free State. The expansion is set add approximately 30 percent more in size . Its planned to extend from 12 thousand m2... Read Article

Presidential candidate criss-crosses the country

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  23 Views  -  0 Comments
Front-runner in the presidential race, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, made a pit-stop at Welkom on Sunday during her campaign trail as she tried to charm the masses to enable her to be the first ANC female president in December.Dlamini-Zuma is a qualified medical doctor and was once married to... Read Article

Ofm team to represent Free State in Johannesburg

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  20 Views  -  0 Comments
The Ofm team, comprising of three women and one man, recently won a beer tasting competition with a difference held at the Lion’s Den at the SAB central premises. Most participants at the competition were generally journalists from Volksblad, Ofm, Daily Sun, The Mail, The Weekly, CUTFm and Dumelang... Read Article

Joy for Vulamasango High school

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  34 Views  -  0 Comments
It was joy and excitement when the Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture Maggie Sotyu donated computers to Vulamasango High school. The Minister fulfilled her promise by donating 10 computers to Vulamasango high school in Phahameng kasi in Bloemfontein. Sotyu promised computers in June this year... Read Article

Deputy Minister Manana gets bail

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  27 Views  -  0 Comments
Higher Education Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana has been granted a R5 000 bail by the Randburg Magistrate's Court.Manana faces two charges of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.He is accused of assaulting two women at a Johannesburg night club last weekend.Manana is expected back in... Read Article

Mochela urges communities to fight field fires

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  25 Views  -  0 Comments
HEILBRON - Executive Mayor of Ngwathe Local Municipality, Cllr Joey Mochela, has urged community members, particularly those living near the R57 road in Heilbron, to help fight field fires as winter  nears its end. “It is our responsibility as community members to fight field fires by preventing... Read Article

"Job vacancies still valid' - Mangaung Metro

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  169 Views  -  0 Comments
Employment seekers were thrown a life-raft when the Manguang Metro advertised more than 75 senior and lower positions, and despite rumours that the vacancies has been recalled surfacing earlier this week, the metro has encouraged job seekers with the relevant qualifications to send through their... Read Article
ANC to assess outcomes. DA hungry for power

Zuma defeats no confidence vote

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  35 Views  -  0 Comments
The African National Congress (ANC) in parliament says it will assess the outcomes of this week's motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma. Zuma  on Tuesday survived a vote of no confidence in the National Assembly, but the result indicated that a significant number of African National... Read Article

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