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FS man appear in court on illegal mining charges

Thirty-year-old Douglas Tebogo Ngobeni appeared before the Welkom Magistrate’s Court on charges of illegal mining, money laundering, theft and corruption. This comes after Ngobeni handed...

FS suspect to reappear in Bfn court for fraud, corruption

The case against a suspect facing charges of fraud, corruption and extortion in the Free State, is set to resume before the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s...

Former FS HOD sentenced

Former HOD, Mpho Mokoena, was sentenced to 10 years for corruption and five years for Contravention of the Public Finance Management Act at the...

FS department hit by more corruption allegations

The Free State Department of Human Settlements has been hit by more allegations of corruption and criminality - this time during the 2011 and...

Constable to appear in court for corruption and extortion

A constable from the Provincial Organised Crime Unit will appear before the Ficksburg Magistrate’s Court today after being arrested while on duty. According to a...

‘Poor service delivery a major concern in FS’

Corruption, cadre deployment, and the lack of service delivery are amongst key issues still plaguing the Free State. According to the Freedom Front Plus’ Devar...

Bfn flats amongst assets seized in Estina-adjacent fraud case

A block of Bloemfontein flats is amongst the assets worth R249 million that have been seized by the National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA) Asset Forfeiture...

FS Agriculture officials want department to pay legal fees

Three suspects, linked with more cases of fraud and corruption uncovered during the Estina investigations in the Free State, want the Provincial Department of...

Mangaung employees take to the streets

Hundreds of Mangaung Metro Municipality employees affiliated with the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) have taken to the streets of Bloemfontein. OFM News reports,...

Water crisis in FS a huge concern

Aged infrastructure, a lack of maintenance, and corruption in local municipalities are some of the reasons why residents in the Free State continue to...

Mandela school in funding fraud row

A school set up in the Eastern Cape to fulfill a lifelong dream of Nelson Mandela’s to bring science and technology education to the...

PSA stands up against corruption

The Public Servants Association (PSA) is appalled with the alleged plans of government to access pensioner’s funds to finance the failing state owned entities...

Government might revive Scorpions-like agency

The recently established ‘fusion centre’ created to prevent, investigate and prosecute Covid-19 corruption through various law enforcement agencies, may signal the nascent revival of...

Free State official to testify at Zondo commission on alleged corruption

The commission of inquiry into state capture will on Tuesday hear evidence relating to allegations of corruption at the Free State provincial government. Director of Supply...

Hawks arrest suspects in Bfn in connection with cigarette bust

Two suspects, one 49 and the other 25, were arrested in Bloemfontein by the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) for alleged corruption. The suspects...

Fifteen to appear in court over fraudulent licenses

Five traffic officials, three administration clerks, four jockeys, two examiners and a driving school instructor who were arrested by the Hawks in Bethlehem and...

Ramaphosa vows to restore faith in Eskom

There will be consequences where there is poor performance and failure to perform state duties. This is according to president Cyril Ramaphosa. Addressing thousands gathered...

Lack of skills, opportunities to blame for corruption in municipalities, says...

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has reportedly said that corruption and infighting at local government level can be blamed...