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Career options of the future for matriculants

Many matriculants will be eagerly anticipating their results after a horrendous year where Covid-19 is associated with homeschooling and unstable year of returning back...

April geoormerk vir begin van Varsitybeker

Die 2021-Varsitybeker-rugbyreeks sal vanjaar beslis word, maar dié gewilde toernooi sal in 'n bioborrel gespeel word en dit lyk asof die aksie in Pretoria...

Daily Covid-19 update: 6,141 new cases in SA as global cases...

As of Friday, 29 January 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1,443,939 with 6,141 new cases identified, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize...

More details released on late Jackson Mthembu’s funeral service

Government has released more details of the funeral service of the late Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu. On Friday it was announced that Mthembu will...

Two FS police stations temporarily closed

The Bothaville and Excelsior police stations in the Free State have been temporarily closed after members tested positive for Covid-19. The stations will be decontaminated...

Motshekga says private schools can open on 1 February

The Department of Basic Education on Friday published a notice in the Government Gazette which says pupils at public schools must be back in...

Bloem Show 2021 cancelled

The annual Bloem Show event, hosted every year between March and May on the show grounds in Bloemfontein, has been cancelled for 2021. This years’...

#Covid19: Lives lost at FS Education

The Free State, like other provinces in the country, has recorded several deaths of teachers and learners since the emergence of COVID-19 in March...

FS Covid-19 remains lower despite festive travel

The Free State makes up 5.5% of Covid-19 infection in the country despite the province being a travel hub during the festive season due...

FS and Lesotho Health conduct tests at borders

The Free State Department of Health, along with National Health Laboratories Service and the Lesotho government have been working together to contain the spread...

Virginia police station temporarily closed

The Virginia police station in the Free State has temporarily been closed due to Covid-19 related cases. Police spokesperson, Motantsi Makhele, says that the Virginia...

Opposition bemoans state of health services

According to MPs responding to a presentation delivered by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Thursday morning, more needs to be done to strengthen the...

Marker of matric papers tests positive on first day in FS

The Ficksburg centre in the Free State, where matric exam papers are being marked, briefly came to a standstill due to a positive Coronavirus...

20,999 new Covid-19 cases reported, 441 deaths confirmed

As of Thursday, 7 January 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1,170,590 with 20,999 new cases identified, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize...

Education MEC visits FS marking centres

Education MEC Tate Makgoe paid a visit to three matric marking centers, of which one was the Grey College marking centre in Bloemfontein, where...

104 test positive for Covid-19 at Beitbridge

104 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the past four days at Beitbridge border post, Limpopo health MEC Phophi Ramathuba has announced. As a...

Another FS police station closed for decontamination

Another police station in the Free State has been temporarily closed due to Covid-19 related cases. This time around it is the Parys Police...

Why SAHPRA doesn’t recommend Ivermectin to treat Covid-19

The South African Health Product Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has reiterated its stance on the use of Ivermectin for either prophylaxis or treatment of Covid-19. On Wednesday,...