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Fitch and Moody’s downgrade South Africa amid pandemic struggles

Ratings agencies Fitch and Moody’s lowered their assessments of South Africa’s financial strength on Friday, saying pandemic had further stifled the heavily indebted country’s economy. The agencies,...

#CoronavirusFS: Health and Education to account

Two of the biggest Free State Departments - Health and Education - will appear before the Provincial Legislature on Friday. OFM News reports that, 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...

Minister banned tobacco well knowing it would boost illicit trade, her...

The recent boom in the illicit cigarette trade as a result of the national ban on tobacco product sales during the Covid-19 pandemic, came...

Women on the Move celebrated virtually

Women on the Move is one of the most exciting initiatives started by Get It Bloemfontein in recent years. No wonder, because celebrating the...

Court postpones hearing on reopening of hair salons

The Western Cape High Court on Friday postponed the hearing of the legal challenge to the continued closure of hair salons by 10 days...

Wear ‘jammies’ to help kids with cancer

Get ready to support a great cause by simply wearing your favourite pyjamas on Youth Day. CHOC Free State encourages people to join the...

10 ways to protect the elderly during the Covid-19 pandemic

With the world reeling under the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, there is added concern for the elderly. While all ages are susceptible to infection,...

CUT Innovations assist with Covid-19 medical needs

As the world fights an immense battle against the Covid-19 pandemic, the Central University of Technology, in the Free State (CUT) is lending a...

Motshekga outlines education department’s plan for pupils

In unpacking governments’ intervention measures on the Covid-19 pandemic, government has announced that notices have been sent to schools to send material for pupils...

Ramaphosa declares national disaster as Covid-19 cases rise to 61

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on Sunday evening in Pretoria about Cabinet’s plans for the country in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. He...