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Water crisis in FS a huge concern

Aged infrastructure, a lack of maintenance, and corruption in local municipalities are some of the reasons why residents in the Free State continue to...

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...

Marking of matric exam papers rescheduled in FS

The marking of matric exam papers in the Free State has again been rescheduled and is now due to commence on Thursday 7 January. Education...

Viljoenskroon Police Station temporarily closed

The Viljoenskroon Police Station in the Free State has been temporarily closed for decontamination.  The building will now undergo decontamination and the community will...

ANC retains seats in Free State

The ANC has retained seats in both the Mangaung and Dihlabeng Municipalities in the Free State following municipal by-elections that were held on Thursday. OFM...

Free Stater makes Team of the Decade

Three Springbok greats were named in the World Rugby Team of the Decade announced by the global governing body on Tuesday. The prestigious list included...

FS MEC welcomes retake of leaked papers

The Free State MEC for Education, Tate Makgoe, says the department welcomes - what he terms a painstaking decision by the Minister of Basic...

Teenage girl nabbed for human trafficking

A 16-year-old girl is in custody for human trafficking. OFM News reports that this came after she was nabbed in Zamdela, Sasolburg in the Free...

Seven bodies discovered at FS mine

Seven bodies were discovered at a Free State mine. OFM News reports that the provincial police spokesperson, Motantsi Makhele, says the discovery was made at...

Water Polo players to make a splash again

Water Polo is the latest sport that will be making a return following the hard lockdown in South Africa which started in March. The sport,...

FS woman loses R18K in ‘discount’ scam

An elderly woman lost R18,000 after being offered a 30% discount on her groceries at a grocery store in Parys, Free State, earlier this...

FS government officials expected in court

Seven suspects arrested in connection with the Rekgonne Community Projects – a company that entered into an agreement with Free State Agriculture and Rural...

Success for FS police Festive Season Operations

Ten suspects arrested in possession of drugs, cash and dangerous weapons in different parts of Bothaville in the Free State are due to appear...

Off-duty sergeant arrests murder and carjacking suspect

An off-duty sergeant in the small town of Clocolan in the Free State recently nabbed a 25-year-old suspect who is suspected of murder and...

Child Welfare FS surprised by R50 000 donation from SPAR

The SPAR OFM Carols by Candlelight initiative will not take place this year due to the Covid-19 restrictions, however, SPAR took it upon themselves...

Electricity theft a concern in FS

Eskom warns against electricity theft in the Free State. The power utility says it has been auditing customer meters in the towns of Bohlokong and...

#Eskom: Power outages hit FS district

Several parts of the Lejweleputswa District in the Free State is without power as Eskom implements load reductions in high density areas to avoid...