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Jagersfontein disaster: Deputy President Mashatile promises victims houses

Deputy President Paul Mashatile addressed the media after promising those displaced that homes will be built for all of them in six months. More than...

Concerns over progress in rebuilding Jagersfontein homes

Residents of Jagersfontein have raised concerns over the slow progress made in rebuilding their homes that were destroyed by a mudslide on 11 September...

Gift of the Givers donates food to Jagersfontein victims

The Gift of the Givers on Wednesday handed over food parcels to victims of the disaster in Jagersfontein two months ago, when a mine...

MTN hands over 100 parcels to victims in Jagersfontein

Following the collapse of the local mine dam wall and damage, after silt washed away many homes and claimed lives on 11 September 2022...

Search for missing Jagersfontein disaster victim called off

The search for the missing woman in Jagersfontein following the mine dam disaster in the Free State has been called off. Three people went missing...

Truck driver faces culpable homicide charges after death of Jagersfontein pupil

The Free State police have opened a culpable homicide case against a truck driver who allegedly ran over a 13-year-old grade 5 school pupil...

Man’s body discovered at Jagersfontein cleanup site

The body of a man has been found at a site where cleaning-up operations are taking place in Jagersfontein. The Free State Police say they...

SAHRC to probe Jagersfontein mine dam tragedy – ActionSA

ActionSA has confirmed that the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) will investigate the devastating Jagersfontein tragedy that left casualties and displaced families. Accountability over...

Water and Sanitation reaches out to communities to celebrate Global Handwashing...

Celebrated annually on 15 October, Global Handwashing Day is a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding of the importance of handwashing...

Family of Jagersfontein mine disaster gutted

The family of a victim of the Jagersfontein mine disaster, whose body was retrieved a few days ago outside town, says they are gutted...

Body found in Jagersfontein can’t be linked to dam collapse incident...

The body of a male which was discovered at a riverbank on a farm in Jagersfontein cannot be linked to the mine disaster which...

JagersfonteinDisaster: Municipality discussing legal action against mine

Bilateral talks have begun between the Kopanong Local Municipality and the Free State Provincial Government for a possibility to pave the way for the...

Another dam wall collapses in Jagersfontein

Barely a month after the Jagersfontien mine disaster, there has been another dam wall collapsed in the Free State town. The office of Free State Premier Sisi...

Residents rally behind Jagersfontein

It has been 11 days since the Jagersfontein disaster where the mine dam collapsed and flooded the community with sludge. Since last week, businesses...

Jagersfontein ordered to stop tailings ops in 2020, but continued anyway

Jagersfontein Developments was ordered to cease its tailings operations in September 2020 by the Free State Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) – but...

Update on Jagersfontein disaster

It has been four days since the disaster struck the town of Jagersfontein in the Free State. With a population of around 5 729,...

Talle diere gered ná Jagersfontein-ramp

‘n Week gelede sou niemand kon voorspel dat ‘n ramp die gemeenskap gaan tref nie. Intussen het die wal van die myn se slikdam...

Jagersfontein mine dam disaster affects learners

President Cyril Ramaphosa says that teaching and learning have been affected by floods at Jagersfontein in the Free State. Ramaphosa said this at the Fauresmith...