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Swift action leads to firearm recovery

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 29 January 2018  -  78 Views  -  0 Comments
Welkom - Members of Public Order Policing Reaction Task Team followed on information about an African male who carries firearms for illegal miners, police said he was followed until he was arrested in his yard with a firearm and ammunition. Members applauded for a job well done.According to police... Read Article

Davos engagements upbeat

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 29 January 2018  -  105 Views  -  0 Comments
“We have $25 billion ready for infrastructure spending”  Team South Africa will return home after completing a very successful pilgrimage to the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meetings, said Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. “We’ve had a very, very successful pilgrimage to Davos. The journey has... Read Article

Community engaged on SEZ opportunities

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 29 January 2018  -  87 Views  -  0 Comments
Last Friday marked the kick off of the Tshiame –Maluti A Phofung Operation Hlasela 180 Days Program. According to the Executive Mayor of Maluti A Phofung, Vusi Tshabalala, the vision is to advocate for skills development and empowerment of residents to be innovative on the road to the National... Read Article

More than fifteen thousand residents received food parcels

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 29 January 2018  -  105 Views  -  0 Comments
At least fifteen thousand families were happy on saturday after receiving the food parcels. The Charles Mopedi stadium at Ha-Sethunya village in Qwaqwa was filled with residents to receive their packages. Lesedi Mapheto, director of Lesedi 7 group said the initiative of giving out food parcels is a... Read Article

Terms of reference coordinates set

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 26 January 2018  -  991 Views  -  0 Comments
President Jacob Zuma has published the terms of reference for the state capture inquiry‚ paving the way for an investigation into allegations surrounding the controversial Gupta family. The terms of reference‚ published on Thursday in the Government Gazette‚ appear to be in line with... Read Article

...the legend will live on through his music!

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 26 January 2018  -  118 Views  -  0 Comments
Hugh Masekal who has died aged 78 on Wednesday, was one of the world’s finest and most distinctive horn players, whose performing on trumpet and flugelhorn mixed jazz with South African styles and music from across the African continent and diaspora.  The MEC of the Department of Sport, Arts,... Read Article

Woman arrested for stealing tyres

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  128 Views  -  0 Comments
Phuthaditjhaba - The Phuthaditjhaba police team work and sharing of information led to arrest of 40-year-old woman from Mountain View at Makwane Village found in possession of brand new stolen tyres linked to Harrismith theft case.  She appeared briefly before Makwane Magistrate court on Wednesday... Read Article

Students must make a proper choice of courses-Moloi-Labase

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  112 Views  -  0 Comments
TVET colleges are not for underperforming students. The marketing and communications manager of Maluti TVET colleges, Makhala Moloi-Labase told Dumelang News when she slamed the allegations that the universities are for the geniuses. "We cannot compare the universities with TVET colleges because... Read Article

Right to Learn campaign gains momentum

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  142 Views  -  0 Comments
The South African Students Council (Sasco) in the district's municipality of Thabo Mofutsanyana is doing everything in its power to help its members. "We're very glad to find that students are coming in their numbers to register for the accommodation in the higher education institutions, " said... Read Article

MAP gives much needed bursaries

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  158 Views  -  0 Comments
The Free State province is in need of scares skills, hence countries like China are good in economy because it has confidence on its citizens, the executive mayor of Maluti A  Phofung, Vusimusi Tshabalala told Dumelang News on Tuesday during the bursary holder's meeting. Tshabalala also addressed... Read Article

Termination package for Mdluli - SAPS

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  99 Views  -  0 Comments
Suspended Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli’s position will, for the first time in six years, be vacant after he was granted early service termination, which includes benefits. On Wednesday, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula announced that Mdluli, who held the position of Divisional Commissioner... Read Article

Motorist wanted after hit and run

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  105 Views  -  0 Comments
Odendaalsrus-The deceased was walking in a street in Odendaalsrus when an unknown motorist hit him and drove off from the scene without stopping. Police spokesperson, Captain Stephen Thakeng said the pedestrian was taken to Universitas hospital with head injuries where he passed on. “The motorist... Read Article
(Inset) Police officers watching over the protesters lying on the ground following the petrol bombing of one of their vehicle outside Hoerskool Overvaal in Vereeniging. The protests come after the school won a case over the language policy which exclude English speaking learners. Photo: Alaister Russell. PHOTO SUPPLIED

NEC to tackle racism in schools

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  101 Views  -  0 Comments
Thursday’s scheduled 2 day ANC NEC meeting which got underway in Pretoria is the first formal meeting of the highest decision-making body of the governing party since its elective conference in December 2017. President Jacob Zuma’s future is not an issue of discussion at the  NEC , at least... Read Article

Mbali scoops modelling trophy abroad

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  127 Views  -  0 Comments
She’s young, she’s talented and she’s a passionate model only in grade 11 at the HTS Louis Botha High School in Bloemfontein. Her name is Mbali Nzaka and she is one 15-year-old on a mission. Mbali started modelling at school in early 2016. In January last year, she was selected among the 52 young... Read Article

Three stock thieves nabbed with 41 sheep

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  106 Views  -  0 Comments
Phuthaditjhaba - The Phuthaditjhaba Highway Patrol arrested three suspects with suspected stolen livestock in QwaQwa and other sheep were recovered under the tree and bridge on R57. According to police spokesperson, Sergeant Mmako Mophiring, on Wednesday afternoon three police members were... Read Article

Zuma files appeal in NPA appointment saga

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  98 Views  -  0 Comments
President Jacob Zuma has filed an appeal to the court ruling that he is too conflicted to appoint the head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA). The North Gauteng High Court ruled last month that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa should make the appointment within 60 days (by about 20 January... Read Article

Victims rescued from human trafficking

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  96 Views  -  0 Comments
A Welkom businessman recently handed himself over to police after eleven victims were rescued from his farm and lodge last week. According to Free State Hawks spokesperson, Captain S’fiso Nyakane, the man appeared at the Welkom Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday on charges of human trafficking and the... Read Article

NPA to serve Trillian and McKinsey with papers

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  128 Views  -  0 Comments
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is poised to serve preservation orders on Gupta-linked Trillian and global consultancy McKinsey. However‚ the NPA has denied that it was planning to seize Gupta assets on Tuesday‚ contrary to media reports late on Monday.  The preservation orders are for... Read Article

Rush-hour somersault

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  134 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - A silver Mahindra KUV overturned along Zastron Street earlier yesterday in the afternoon. According to the driver of the Nissan bakkie, everything happened rather quickly after the KUV hit his bakkie on the driver’s side then veered to the right where it ploughed into a stationary... Read Article

Inside the DA’s meltdown

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  196 Views  -  0 Comments
Democratic Alliance has been netting own goals that could prevent it winning Gauteng in the next election. While the political focus was trained on the ANC’s succession race, the battles on various fronts in the official opposition Democratic Alliance have been mounting. The DA will have to dig... Read Article