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Eskom fights ‘Izinyoka’

Education and awareness are still much needed on the dangers of meter tampering and illegal electricity connections, particularly in the Thaba Nchu area. This is...

New BBBEE code to open up industry

Business persons in the construction industry can look forward to new opportunities following an amendment in the Code of Good Practice on Broad-Based Black...

Dream big and win school fees for a year

Tough economic times are continually putting immense pressure on families and with ever-increasing school fees, parents are feeling more cash-strapped than ever. Fortunately more...

Uplifting community through education

Although its only a year old, the University of the Free State programme, Star of Stars, has already received national recognition. The programme has...

International fraud week launched

Those that can afford to pay, must pay. These were the words of Free State Finance MEC, Elsabe Rockman, who was speaking at the...

The past coming to life

“A nation without a past is a lost nation, and a people without a past is a people without a soul.” – These words...

Reckless spending in FS increases by 181%: Auditor-General

The latest report by the Auditor-General (AG), Kimi Makwetu, has revealed that irregular expenditure in the Free State has increased by 181% in comparison...

7 tips to help parents survive exam time

Exam time can often be stressful for children, but many parents suffer from exam anxiety too, worrying about their kids’ performance and even revision. According...

FS education tackles curriculum challenges

The Free State Department of Education is to address curriculum challenges faced by schools in the province. Provincial Curriculum Management Deputy Director General, Motseki Monnane,...

More strategies needed to improve education in FS

  The South African Democratic Teachers` Union (SADTU) in the Free State calls upon the provincial Department of Education to come up with more sustainable strategies to...

Second chance for matrics who have failed

Free State Education MEC, Tate Makgoe says matriculants who have failed or performed poorly in 2016 should not give up. Makgoe says although learners’ performance...

WATCH: Class of 2016 react to their results

The Free State class of 2016 topped the class in style by being the only province to reach the 90 % threshold in South...

Tate Makgoe ‘not surprised’ by FS matric results

Free State Education MEC, Tate Makgoe, says he is not surprised by his province reclaiming the number one matric performance position in the country. The...

NC Education department mourns the death of two employees

The Department of Education in the Northern Cape is mourning the death of two of its employees who were murdered in De Aar at...

Today, 22 years ago, World Teachers’ Day was initiated

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and Education International inaugurated World Teachers Day at an international teacher’s conference in Geneva on...

SAHRC investigates St Michaels neatness test

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has launched an investigation into a “neatness test” that highlighted the hair policy of St Michael's School...

More stay away for supplementary exams despite DBE efforts

A pilot programme that was rolled out to 60 schools in the Free State did not help reduce nationally the number of learners who...

Today, 18 years ago, Schalk van Rensburg testified before the TRC

Former director of Roodeplaats research Laboratories, Dr Schalk van Rensburg, testifies before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) that the death of former Black...