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Duo en route to Gauteng nabbed in FS

Two suspects arrested in possession of an unlicensed firearm, ammunition and dagga are expected before the Harrismith Magistrate Court on Tuesday. OFM News reports, the...

Govt extends national state of disaster until 15 June

Cabinet has approved another extension of the national state of disaster on Covid-19 until 15 June 2021. The Citizen reports, this follows a Cabinet meeting...

DNA test backlog ’empowers murderers and rapists’, Parliament hears

The fact that there are over 200,000 outstanding DNA results backlogged in forensic science laboratory service was “empowering murderers and rapists”. This according to African...

ANC NEC in ‘do or die’ meeting over step aside resolution

Following a dramatic week that saw embattled ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule suspended as well as his counter-suspension of ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa, the ANC’s...

1,464 new cases recorded

South Africa continues to lose lives to the Coronavirus. 90 more people have died over the last 24 hours, taking the total death toll...

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...

Voormalige Aardklop-hoof, DA-raadslid vermis

‘n Voormalige hoof van die Aardklop Nasionale Kunstefees en Vrystaatse DA-raadslid, Andries Vrey, word vermis. OFM Nuus gee verslag dat die 43-jarige Vrey, wat in...

Power cuts for FS and other provinces

Power cuts have returned, as Eskom announced stage 2 load shedding for the weekend. OFM News reports that the power utility's system is constrained, necessitating...

#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...

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...

#CoronavirusSA: Mkhize explains reason for rise in #Covid19 deaths

A total of 160 more Covid-19-related deaths have been recorded since the last report, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Thursday, who admitted that...

‘Disruptive snowfall’ to hit several provinces

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has predicted yet another round of snowfall for South Africa in the coming days, just a week after...

#CoronavirusSA: Recovery rate at 82%

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa has topped 600,000, while recoveries have topped 500,000. The Health Department reported 225 new COVID-19...

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...

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...

Covid-19 update: Focus shifts to Eastern Cape as deaths surge

As of last night, the cumulative total of 408,052 confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 13,104 new cases identified. In a...

SA about to reach 300,000 Covid-19 cases

As of today, a cumulative total of 298,292 confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa have been reported, with 10,496 new cases identified, Health Minister...