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Not enough room for state patients at Bfn psychiatric hospital

The Free State Psychiatric Complex’s forensic ward in Bloemfontein, which specifically houses state patients, is severely overcrowded with an occupancy rate of about 113%. These...

SAHRC Commissioner to visit FS schools, psychiatric and old age facilities

The current status of Free State institutions accommodating the elderly and disabled members of society will come under scrutiny during a visit by the...

Bloated salary bills a thorn in FS municipalities’ side

Bloated salary bills continue to be a thorn in Free State municipalities’ already ailing side. It has been revealed during a presentation by the Provincial...

Ailing FS municipalities: Concern over government interventions

The Free State opposition parties at the Provincial Legislature criticised the state of municipalities which seems to have deteriorated and are often failing to...

Ramaphosa calls joint sitting of Parliament on violence against women

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called a joint sitting of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces to discuss a new approach to...

‘FS not in a state of collapse’ – Scopa

The Free State Legislature’s Chief Whip and Chairperson for the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa), Neels van Rooyen, says the province is not...

National minimum wage bill ready to be signed into law

The National Minimum Wage Bill was approved by the National Council of Provinces on Tuesday and will now go to President Cyril Ramaphosa to...

Mangaung will be 1st Metro to collapse: DA

Unless matters in Bloemfontein change and urgent action is taken, it is likely that the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality will be the first metro in...

FS Health Department still in hot water over lack of resources

The Free State Health Department’s 2016/17 annual reports are expected to be under robust discussion during a sitting of the Free State Legislature’s Portfolio...

‘It’s the drivers, not the roads,’ says MEC

The problem with many accidents is not the state of the roads but rather the attitude of the drivers. This is according to MEC...

I will name and shame – Olly

The Executive Mayor of the Mangaung Metro Municipality, Ms Olly Mlamleli, has vowed to name and shame all residents of Bloemfontein who don't follow...

Cyril joins Jacob in Mangaung

President Jacob Zuma and his Deputy Cyril Ramaphosa are both in the Free State expected to deliver keynote addresses today. While Ramaphosa will be closing...

Ramaphosa, NCOP brings Parliament to the people

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will be in Mangaung next week with the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), as it aims to bring Parliament to...

Free State service delivery scrutinised

Service delivery by the Free State Provincial Government will come under scrutiny this week as members of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) are...

NCOP’s Free State oversight visit

Free State leader of National Council of Provinces Manana Tlake. REFILWE MEKOA

Police should investigate Ace-DA

Free State DA Leader Patricia Kopane, Sabrina Dean