Today in History: 22nd December
08:00 (GMT+2), Mon, 22 December 2014
• 1938: Miss Marjorie Courtney-Latimer and Prof. J.L.B. Smith of Rhodes University identify the first coelacanth after it had been thought...
Bloemfontein's monument to reivent the city
08:57 (GMT+2), Sun, 21 December 2014
The officially opened Hoffman Square monument will reinvent Bloemfontein’s image.
Mangaung Metropolitan Mayor Thabo Manyoni said Hoffman Square...
Today in History: 21st December
08:00 (GMT+2), Sun, 21 December 2014
• 1968: Apollo 8 (Borman, Lovell & Anders) 1st manned Moon voyage.
• 1976: Patricia R Harris named secretary of HUD.
• 1971: A...
Politics led to Municipality's instability
10:35 (GMT+2), Sat, 20 December 2014
Matlosana Municipality admits that they were not politically stable hence they experienced so many problems and they are now put under administration....
Matlosana Municipality drowning in debt
10:12 (GMT+2), Sat, 20 December 2014
Matlosana Municipality drowning in Eskom and Midvaal Debt.
The municipality that is based in North West owes Eskom R200 million and Midvaal R50...
Matlosana Municipality put under administration
10:00 (GMT+2), Sat, 20 December 2014
Matlosana Municipality based in Klerksdorp had been put under administration by the North West provincial government.
According to Mayor Mike Khauoe,...
Today in History: 20th December
08:00 (GMT+2), Sat, 20 December 2014
• 1941: Balthasar Johannes (John) Vorster, former prime minister and president of SA, marries Martinie Steyn Malan in Worcester, CP.
No measles outbreak in FS
15:16 (GMT+2), Fri, 19 December 2014
The Free State Department of Health confirmed that there are no reported cases of measles in the province.
The department’s spokesperson Mondli...
More white males needed in FS police force
14:24 (GMT+2), Fri, 19 December 2014
The South African Police Service in the Free State said they are short-staffed and desperately need more white males to join the police force....
Motorists urged to take precautions
13:29 (GMT+2), Fri, 19 December 2014
As the holiday season commences and people will be travelling to their various holiday destinations around the country, the Free State Department of...
FS traffic expected to increase
12:28 (GMT+2), Fri, 19 December 2014
The Free State Department of Police, Roads and Transport say they are expecting traffic flow to increase on Friday afternoon.
According to the...
Today in History: 19th December
08:00 (GMT+2), Fri, 19 December 2014
• 1988: Two explosions in Bisho, the Ciskei's capital, damage the Pick 'n Pay shopping centre and a garage and injure one person...
ANC embraces veterans
15:25 (GMT+2), Thu, 18 December 2014
ANC in the Free State embraced its veteran’s league members on Thursday at an event that took place at the Kaizer Sebothelo ANC provincial building...
South Africa urged to send 'Stop Ebola' SMS
08:40 (GMT+2), Thu, 18 December 2014
Cabinet has urged South Africans to participate in the African Union’s (AU) SMS mobilisation campaign against Ebola.
The African Union Commission has so far...
Community radio station and sub-station burns down
08:24 (GMT+2), Thu, 18 December 2014
The man accused of burning down a community radio station in Qwa Qwa in the Eastern Free State will appear in the Phuthaditjhaba Magistrate's Court today....
Today in History: 18th December
08:00 (GMT+2), Thu, 18 December 2014
• 1958: 1st voice from space: recorded Christmas message by Eisenhower.
• 1971: US dollar devalued 7.9% in Holland ($1=Ÿ3,245)...
UFS happy to have hosted EFF conference
07:03 (GMT+2), Thu, 18 December 2014
The University of the Free State (UFS) says it is very happy to have hosted the Economic Freedom Fighters' (EFF) elective conference with the same...
Dis nóú die tyd vir welwillendheid
06:50 (GMT+2), Thu, 18 December 2014
Terwyl almal regmaak om die kersfees tegemoed te gaan, is daar diegene wat nie kriesel kos het om te eet nie, en dan is daar die wat weer ‘n...
Today in History: 17th December
08:02 (GMT+2), Wed, 17 December 2014
• 1652: Jan van Riebeeck mentions seeing a comet at the Cape.
• 1903: First aeroplane flight takes place.
• 1920: South Africa...