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Ntombela grateful to Free State residents

Free State Premier Sisi Ntombela has expressed her gratitude for the love and solidarity shown by residents after the donation of various items to...

Chaotic protests erupt at embattled Mangaung Metro

Chaotic protests have erupted at the troubled Bloemfontein-based Mangaung Metro Municipality, with hundreds of irate workers protesting over the non-payment of their salaries. OFM News...

Mangaung’s employment programme out in full swing

Streets of Mangaung continue to receive much-needed attention even after this past weekend's Presidential Imbizo. OFM News reports, according to a statement issued by the...

Cabinet representatives to be deployed to Mangaung shortly

National Cabinet Representatives (NCR) will shortly be deployed to the Mangaung Metro Municipality shortly for assumption of responsibilities. This comes after it was announced...

A greater Free State underway

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has announced that under the Presidential Imbizo’s theme “Leave no one behind”, the...

Ailing Free State municipalities appear before NCOP

Three ailing Free State municipalities are on Monday appearing before the National Council of Provinces’ (NCOP) Select Committee on Cooperative Governance (Cogta), sitting in...

MMM finally pays irate political staff

The embattled Mangaung Metro Municipality has finally made payments to irate political staff members who were up in arms due to the non-payment of...

National State of Disaster extended by another month

The national State of Disaster has been extended by another month yet again, the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) has confirmed. The latest extension...

State of Disaster extended to 15 February 2022

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has extended the national state of disaster to 15 February. The Citizen reports, the...

Call for schools to all open at full capacity

The rotational attendance system at schools was not ideal, as it undermined the process of learning, stakeholder organisations have warned. Pretoria Rekord reports, schools across...

‘Bloem Water can’t function optimally without me’ – CEO in bail...

The current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bloem Water and accused number 2 in the Estina feasibility study criminal case, Limakatso Moorosi, says the...

‘Matjhabeng march will be peaceful’ – says organisers

The Matjhabeng Community Foundation assures Welkom residents that the march calling for the ousting of the embattled Executive Mayor, Nkosinjani Speelman on Monday 31...

Agreement reached in Harrismith unrest

After a meeting with the Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) MEC in the Free State, Thembeni Nxangisa, on Thursday afternoon, Harrismith residents agreed...

SCA judges asked to recuse themselves

The organisation for social justice, the Liberty Fighters Network (LFN), and its president Reyno de Beer have lodged an application asking the Bloemfontein-based Supreme...

Cogta minister takes lockdown judgment to Bfn SCA

Minister of Cooperative Governance (Cogta), Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, is on Wednesday taking the Pretoria High Court judgment regarding lockdown level 3 and 4 to the...

FS municipal in-fights ’cause for concern’

Political in-fighting in municipalities is an issue the Free State is constantly grappling with. OFM News reports, according to the Head of the Cooperative Governance...

MPLs demand answers over unrest in FS municipalities

Members of the Provincial Legislature (MPLs) in the Free State are demanding answers over the state of municipalities from the Cooperative Governance and Traditional...

MM’s suspension: Mangaung council might face court action

The MEC for Cooperative Governance (Cogta) in the Free State has threatened to take court action against the Mangaung Metro Municipal (MMM) Council as...