Eskom not load shedding yet
07:57 (GMT+2), Fri, 07 March 2014
SABRINA DEAN - Eskom says the reduction in electricity demand by customers is one of two reasons the company was able to lift the emergency at 10pm last night.
Ladybrand hospital goes green
16:25 (GMT+2), Thu, 06 March 2014
Free State Public Works MEC Sisi Mabe says the new Mantsopa Hospital is going green with a reservoir that holds water for three weeks, when Ladybrand...
Plan to help Eskom
15:44 (GMT+2), Thu, 06 March 2014
Duane Petrus - The electricity supplier in the Eastern Free State will try to reduce the number of non-paying users in a bid to assist Eskom with the current nation-wide...
Two held for ARV theft
13:45 (GMT+2), Thu, 06 March 2014
Duane Petrus - Two suspects have been arrested in Botshabelo after they were found in possession of antiretroviral tablets that were stolen during a break-in at a local...
Not all planned projects receive funding
11:29 (GMT+2), Thu, 06 March 2014
Various governmental projects without a credible feasibility study will not be funded by the department of treasury.
This is according to the Free...
Eskom warns of possible load shedding
07:58 (GMT+2), Thu, 06 March 2014
ESKOM has declared an emergency at 06:00 this morning and has asked key industrial customers to reduce load by 10% as from 08:00.
Eskom calls on consumers to urgently...
Kestell rapists get eight life sentences
08:10 (GMT+2), Wed, 05 March 2014
THE men convicted of raping two elderly sisters at their home in the small town of Kestell in 2013 have been handed down a total of eight life sentences by the Bethlehem...
Oscar Pistorius trial gets underway
06:24 (GMT+2), Mon, 03 March 2014
Pretoria. - The long awaited trial of Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius is due to start in the North Gauteng High Court this morning.
Shilowa not our member-Cope
16:47 (GMT+2), Fri, 28 February 2014
According to Congress of the People’s national chairperson Pakes Dikgetsi, Mbhazima Shilowa left the party a long time ago.
New informal settlement not illegal - Mayor
15:57 (GMT+2), Fri, 28 February 2014
The Maluti-a-Phofung Municipality says they informed community members there they would be formally allocated site numbers at the new...
Fuel price changes to be effected on 05 March 2014
15:20 (GMT+2), Fri, 28 February 2014
The retail prices of all grades of petrol, the single maximum retail price (SMNRP) for paraffin, and the maximum retail prices of LPGas will increase with effect from...
Health department will not allow power cut
12:00 (GMT+2), Fri, 28 February 2014
The Free State Health Department says it will never allow three hospitals to face a power cut tomorrow.
Spokesperson Mondli Mvambi was responding to...
NC Samwu members to down tools
10:30 (GMT+2), Fri, 28 February 2014
Members of the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in the Northern Cape are today expected to down their tools and embark on a...
New app to ehance plastic recycling
16:34 (GMT+2), Thu, 27 February 2014
The Tuffy Recycling centre locator is said to help to increase South African plastic recycling business.
According to marketing director, Rory...
BE WISE, LISTEN AND DON’T DO CRIME
10:15 (GMT+2), Thu, 27 February 2014
If you instil discipline in children at a tender age they will grow up with it.
As part of the Adopt-a-Cop project, focusing on the message of “Crime Does not...
Hijacked FS ambulance recovered in Lesotho
16:32 (GMT+2), Wed, 26 February 2014
Duane Petrus - A Free State government ambulance which was hijacked on Sunday night has been found abandoned in Lesotho. The ambulance was hijacked by four armed men in...
Man questioned for Virginia murder
15:27 (GMT+2), Wed, 26 February 2014
Duane Petrus - A man is currently being questioned by the Virginia police in connection with the brutal murder of a 59-year-old woman in her home.
Man vas na ontsnapping
14:35 (GMT+2), Wed, 26 February 2014
Duane Petrus - ‘n Vermeende motordief wat vroeër vandeesmaand uit die Welkomse landdroshof ontsnap het is weer gister in die stad gearresteer.