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SMS festival grants learners opportunities

This week St Michael’s School for Girls is hosting its Art, Music and Drama Festival where the school celebrates and appreciates the amazing talents...

Bloem Show 2021 cancelled

The annual Bloem Show event, hosted every year between March and May on the show grounds in Bloemfontein, has been cancelled for 2021. This years’...

SA residents barred from entering Denmark over new Covid-19 strain

Copenhagen – Denmark says it is barring entry to residents of South Africa due to fears over the spread of a new strain of...

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...

Please drink responsibly, pleads beer association

The Beer Association of South Africa (BASA) has called for the responsible consumption of alcohol and for traders to adhere to health protocols as alcohol...

Cele says aim not to criminalise South Africans, despite nearly 300...

The nearly 300 000 people arrested so far under the disaster management regulations would probably emerge with criminal records, Police Minister General Bheki Cele...

Lockdown anxiety on the rise in Mangaung

Lockdown can be an isolating experience for many but for people who face issues of mental health it can be even more devastating. Although restrictions...

Electrocutions rise as illegal connections abound

There has been an increase of illegal power connections since lockdown began. This is reported by Eskom during Electricity Safety Month as the surge...

Sassa further separates grant payment dates

In an effort to promote better social distancing, the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will further separate the payments of Old Age and...

Sassa begins double payments on outstanding R350 grant

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) said it had begun with double payments for the outstanding R350 grant for June and July. “This is...

CMG closes offices temporarily due to positive Covid-19 case

The management of the Central Media Group (CMG) has this afternoon closed its Central Media Park offices in Bloemfontein with immediate effect after it...

Restaurants set to block roads with tables, chairs in protest on...

The biggest-ever united protest in the history of South Africa’s restaurant industry is set to take place on Wednesday as hundreds of eateries, coffee...

Eskom reduces load shedding to Stage 1

Eskom has announced that the power generation system has improved and as a result, load shedding will be reduced from Stage 2 to Stage...

Charities find innovative ways to raise money

South Africans returned to work on 1 June as the government relaxed the national lockdown from Level 4 to 3, although things may never...

Give children a chance to smile again

To assist hundreds of children in need of life-changing surgery, the Smile Foundation is calling on South Africans to support its latest project to...

Homeless kids on the increase in Bfn

Bloemfontein's Kidz Care Trust, which has been sheltering homeless children since the beginning of lockdown, has now seen an incline of homeless kids who...

SA Post Office continues to experience delivery delays

The South African Post Office has pointed out that current mail processing cannot take place at the normal rate under Level 3 lockdown regulations,...

No decision on any new lockdowns, but possible local restrictions, says...

Health Minister Zweli Mhkize has said government and the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) have no plans for any lockdowns, but added there “may...