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Africa Day: ‘We are free and independent states’ – Ramaphosa

Africa needs its own independence and “we want to help ourselves and not be told what is good for us”. The Citizen reports, this is...

IEC appoints Moseneke to lead elections review panel

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) has appointed former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke to lead a process to decide whether the country...

VS Onderwys vra publiek om weg te bly van skole

Die Vrystaatse Onderwysdepartement het ouers en lede van die publiek gevra om eerder nie skole te besoek nie as deel van strenger maatreëls teen...

Covid-19 wreaked havoc with Ixias preparation

The Central University of Technology Ixias coach, Pieter Bergh, is worried that his team may not be well enough prepared for their all-important Varsity...

From Cape to Bloem – Being ‘The Difference’

Be The Difference Foundation is a non-profit organisation which started in Cape Town in 2014 and has recently branched out into Bloemfontein. Craig Barry, the...

Contact sports in schools suspended as Covid-19 cases rise

Contact sports at schools have been suspended with immediate effect as the number of Covid-19 cases increase in South Africa, the Department of Education...

Call for farm workers to be vaccinated

The country’s oldest agricultural union, TLU SA, has written a letter to the minister of health, requesting all farm workers be considered as a...

FS premier warns of large gatherings during protest

The Premier of the Free State, Sisi Ntombela, has called for calm amid protests currently taking place in Bloemfontein and has raised concerns about...

It’s finally happening! SA ready to begin official vaccination rollout

On Monday South Africa will officially begin with phase two of the vaccination rollout against Covid-19, starting with the population of 60 years old...

Govt extends national state of disaster until 15 June

Cabinet has approved another extension of the national state of disaster on Covid-19 until 15 June 2021. The Citizen reports, this follows a Cabinet meeting...

Prominent member of EFF in FS loses battle against Covid-19

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) ward councillor, Eddie Goliath, has passed away after battling Covid-19. His daughter, Andrussa Goliath, says, “My father was an ambitious person....

Bloem Night Market makes a comeback

After the impact Covid-19 has had on the world, Urth Lifestyle Centre will continue presenting their traditional night market, which they established in 2017. The...

Ixias welcome extra time to prepare

The Central University of Technology Ixias will make the most of their extra time afforded to them with the third Varsity Cup bio-bubble being...

Coetzee’s IPL ends as fast as it started

The Free State Knights and former SA age group fast bowler, Gerald Coetzee's Indian Premier League adventure finished as fast as it started. On Saturday...

Covid fears are growing in FS

The Free State province has seen an increase in Covid-19 cases and admission into various hospitals in the province.  A number of patients have been...

Heidedal police station temporarily closed

The police station in Heidedal has been temporarily closed after a positive case of Covid-19 occurred. The building will now be disinfected and for...

Covid-19 update: ‘High alert’ over variants as samples taken from positive...

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has again reassured citizens that the B.1.617 coronavirus (Covid-19) variant has not been detected yet in South Africa. The Citizen...

Bfn 10111 Centre operational

The Bloemfontein 10111 Centre has reopened after the building from where staff members are operating, had to be decontaminated. According to SAPS, all health protocols...