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Mangaung Metro under scrutiny

The state of the Mangaung Metro Municipality in the Free State will once again come under scrutiny when the Provincial Executive meets Treasury and...

Qwaqwa residents continue water protests

Residents of the Maluti-a-Phofung municipality, which includes Qwaqwa in the Free State, have decided they will continue to protest for running water from today. OFM...

Qwaqwa #WaterCrisis persists

The Department of Water and Sanitation has announced five water trucks have been delivered to Qwaqwa on Tuesday 4 February 2020. Each truck is said...

Maluti-A-Phofung worried about illegal occupation of land

The Maluti-A-Phofung municipality is worried about residents who occupy land illegally. Residents say enough is enough, as they've requested unoccupied land for too long from...

FS municipality penalises electricity defaulters

The Maluti A Phofung municipality in the Free State - which owes power utility Eskom R2 billion in electricity supply debt - said it...

ANC keeps 5 out 15 wards in by-elections

The By-elections in Maluti-A-Phofung Municipality on Wednesday resulted in 10 new independent ward councillors. Residents of the municipality voted in the new councillors for...

DA asks for intervention in Free State’s Maluti-A-Phofung municipality

Questions are mounting on whether the financial woes of the Maluti-A-Phofung municipality in the Free State will be resolved anytime soon after the Democratic Alliance (DA)...

Major upgrade planned for Phuthaditjhaba road

An amount of R26 million has been invested by the Maluti-a-Phofung Municipality in the Free State in order to develop Motebang Road, which is...

Hawks arrest five for violation of MFMA and fraud

Four officials from the Maluti-A-Phofung Municipality in the Free State, including the municipality’s former Municipal Manager and one director at a security company, will...

Zuma-supporting Free State ‘gangster’ mayor due to make a comeback –...

In a statement on Friday, the DA claimed that the former mayor the struggling Maluti-a-Phofung municipality in the Free State may be making a comeback...

Sterkfontein Dam water release concerns Cosatu

Cosatu in the Free State is concerned about the water that has been channelled to the Vaal Dam. The trade union says this happens while...

Qwaqwa residents continue to queue for water tanks-Cosatu

Cosatu in the Free State deplores the situation in Qwaqwa where residents continue to queue for water tanks, for them to get water.  The trade...

50% of FS mayors retained their positions

The chairperson of the ANC in the Free State, Ace Magashule, says they tried to ensure that they have 50% of mayors who retained...

Drought affects another FS municipality

Drought experienced around the country has drastically affected Maluti a Phofung Municipality. This is according to Jabulani Malungane from the municipality’s water service provider. The...

Kestell – eighth day without water

Kestell has been without water for eight days. According to resident Brian Wiltshire, residents were completely without water during the first six days. They only...

Maluti a Phofung Municipality should be subpoenaed – DA

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Free State requests the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) to subpoena Maluti a Phofung Municipality to explain...

Municipalities take Eskom to court to avoid power cuts

SELLWANE KHAKHAU & CHRISTAL-LIZE MULLER The only reason why Eskom did not go ahead with its intention to cut electricity to two Free State municipalities...

Harrismith and Parys could face blackouts as from tomorrow

SELLWANE KHAKHAU Free State residents living in Harrismith and Parys and surrounds are in for hours of blackouts daily, due to their municipalities' Eskom debt....