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‘Pray for rain’ – Samwu warns residents as strike looms

The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu) has warned residents of possible water shortages ahead of an indefinite strike at Rand Water, starting on...

Court freezes R1.4bn of former Eskom execs, suppliers’ assets

A restraint order on assets amounting to R1.4 billion belonging to former Eskom executives and Tubular Construction Projects contractors was executed in various provinces...

Rand Water ‘has plans in place’ ahead of strike

Rand Water said that it had plans in place to ensure that taps will not run dry if Samwu workers’ strike goes ahead on...

SABC presenter’s husband back in court

The estranged husband of SABC News presenter, Dimakatso Ratselane, is set to make his first appearance at the regional court in Bloemfontein today on...

PPE tenders: NW municipalities, FS Treasury under fire

The JB Marks Local Municipality and the Ratlou Local Municipality in the North West are amongst those that have come under fire following the...

Free State to outline #Covid19 plan

The Free State’s response to the second surge of coronavirus infections in South Africa will soon be in the spotlight. OFM News reports that Premier...

Former Transnet executive ordered to forfeit assets

The Special Tribunal has ordered that assets in the Free State and Gauteng, belonging to former Transnet Capital Projects executive, Herbert Msagala, be forfeited...

Syndicate suspects granted bail

The Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court has granted bail ranging between R5 000 and R10 000 to 14 of 18 suspects accused of fraud connected with...

BFN traffic syndicate suspect nabbed in PE

The Hawks have nabbed the sixteenth suspect in a cross-provincial traffic syndicate that ran out of Bloemfontein. OFM News reports, spokesperson for the Hawks in...

Covid-19 update: 2,056 new cases identified since last report

As of Thursday, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases is 721,770, with 2,056 new cases identified since the last report. The Citizen reports, 53...

Heatwave to hit some parts of SA

The South African weather service is forecasting a heatwave in some parts of the country for the next two days. The persistent scorching temperatures will...

Premier wishes BFN Celtic good luck

The Free State premier, Sisi Ntombela, wishes the Bloemfontein Celtic Football Club good luck as they will be clashing against Mamelodi Sundowns at Orlando...

Daily Covid-19 update: Deaths breach 13,000 mark

The Department of Health confirmed a cumulative total of 609,773 confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country. The total number of tests conducted to date is...

FS asbestos deal awarded without accreditation

Blackhead Consulting and Diamond Hill Trading joint-venture had the skills and expertise to audit and assess asbestos houses in the Free State, but not...

KZN records highest number of new Covid-19 cases

As of today, a total of 516,862 confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced. The country also...

#Covid19: SA death toll over 8,000

South Africa's COVID-19 death toll has surpassed 8,000. The country recorded 193 more deaths, mostly in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape. The number of confirmed...

Another 315 deaths as SA approaches 500,000 case mark

South Africa is fast approaching the 500,000 confirmed Covid-19 case mark with another 11,046 new cases being reported on Thursday evening. In a late night...

Death toll soars as infections hit 434,200

South Africa’s daily Covid-19 statistics, as released by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Saturday 25 July, reported another 12,204 confirmed cases bringing the total...