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Six senior government officials paid over R12m while sitting at home...

Six senior government officials have been paid R12 million while on suspension, according to the Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele. Gungubele revealed the staggering...

Opposition parties unimpressed with Mangaung budget

Opposition parties have expressed their disappointment in the Mangaung Metro budget, which was tabled on Friday in Bloemfontein in the Free State. OFM News reports,...

Tariffs in Mangaung Metro to increase

The Mangaung Metro Municipality is set to increase tariffs soon. OFM News reprts that the Metro’s executive mayor, Mxolisi Siyonzana, made the announcement - while...

Home affairs extends office hours after nationwide downtime

The Department of Home Affairs will be extending its office hours after its systems went offline nationwide on Friday. The department said the office hours will be...

DA offers solution to Mangaung water crisis

“Mangaung is under such dire financial strain and we need practical, innovative solutions to stretch the existing rand, and to fix things without complicated...

Parties agree with Julius about Mangaung

Political parties in Bloemfontein agree with the Economic Freedom Fighters' (EFF) leader Julius Malema on his stance about service delivery issues in Mangaung. In...

Calls for more long weekends to help boost local tourism industry

There is a possibility of more long weekends on the cards next year, after FlySafair drew up a petition to parliament to move public...

DA promises clean governance

As the 2021 local elections draw closer, Bloemfontein Courant will continue to publish interviews with the biggest parties represented in the Mangaung Metro Council....

FS sees largest drop in employment figures

The Free State has recorded the largest decrease in employment figures for the first quarter of 2021, shedding 42 000 jobs. This is according to...

Business bill to ease red tape

The aptly titled and much talked about Ease of Doing Business Bill is a step in the right direction towards reducing the notorious red...

New motion of no confidence to oust Mangaung mayor

Efforts to oust the mayor of the Free State's embattled Mangaung Metro Municipality, Olly Mlamleli, continues. OFM News reports, this, as the minority opposition party,...

SA’s #Covid19 cases pass 20,000 mark

The number of Covid-19 cases in South Africa has increased to 20,125, with another 28 fatalities reported in the last day, the ministry of...

‘Vrede Dairy Project: a dead cow’ – DA

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Free State says the Vrede Dairy Project is a “dead cow.” OFM News reports, this follows their visit to...

DA leader bashes ANC government

The MP and leader of the Democratic Alliance, John Steenhuisen, undertook a ''real state of the nation'' tour of the Free State yesterday as...

DA Leader visits southern dumping site

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader and Member of Parliament, John Steenhuisen, visited the South Park Landfill in Bloemfontein on Monday. During the visit members of the...

DA welcomes news that Mkhwebane’s ‘disgraceful tenure as public protector may...

The Democratic Alliance has welcomed Friday’s announcement by National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise that she has accepted the DA’s motion on Public Protector Busisiwe...

DA demands independent forensic audit of Eskom

The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday called for a "full independent forensic audit" of state power supplier Eskom. "Given the dire state of power utility...

DA demands independent forensic audit of Eskom

The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday called for a "full independent forensic audit" of state power supplier Eskom. "Given the dire state of power utility...