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Free State health celebrates Mandela Day

The Free State Department of Health together with the Free State Premier Sefora Ntombela took to the streets to celebrate International Mandela Day 2022...

FW de Klerk has died, aged 85

Former president of apartheid South Africa FW de Klerk, has died. According to News24, the last man to head the apartheid state died early on...

Mandela school in funding fraud row

A school set up in the Eastern Cape to fulfill a lifelong dream of Nelson Mandela’s to bring science and technology education to the...

Father of SA still an iconic figure

Today marks 102 years since Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela’s birth in the village of Mvezo, on the banks of the Mbashe River, near Mthatha in...

Zindzi Mandela has died

Zindzi Mandela-Hlongwane, the youngest daughter of struggle heroes former president Nelson Mandela and his second wife, Winnie Mandela, has died aged 59. Mandela-Hlongwane was South...

ANC slams FW de Klerk Foundation for denying apartheid was crime...

In a statement on Sunday, the ANC condemned the views of the FW de Klerk Foundation in which it denied that apartheid had been...

Great-grandson of Mandela to ‘mobilise society’ to defend Sekunjalo, media freedom

Following the Public Investment Corporation’s (PIC) announcement on Tuesday that it had lodged an application to liquidate Sekunjalo Independent Media (SIM), the company that purchased...

Ramaphosa booed, then cheered at Mugabe funeral service

President Cyril Ramaphosa received a hot and cold reception in Zimbabwe on Saturday afternoon as he was first booed and later cheered at as...

Boxing tournament held in honour of Madiba

The Department of Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation will be hosting a boxing event in honour of the late former president Nelson Mandela. Mandela was...

Fans slam chaos, violence and ‘mass mugging’ after Global Citizen

There were reports of a group of about 30 men using knives and guns to attack people. Music revelers who attended the Global Citizen Festival...

Flower festival beckons enthusiasts and tourists alike

The Free State Madeira Flower Festival will not only showcase the best of the province’s floral offerings but will also be jam packed with...

BCM CFO found guilty in Mandela funeral fraud scandal – report

The chief financial officer (CFO) of the Buffalo City Metro (BCM) Vincent Pillay, who is on suspension, has reportedly been found guilty by an...

FS Municipality’s paid overseas trip cancelled

An overseas trip costing more than R 400 000 for the mayor and four Dihlabeng municipal officials had to cancelled at the last minute. Although...

SARB launches Mandela banknotes

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has launched a series of commemorative banknotes as part of the centenary of former president Nelson Mandela. The late...

All roads lead to Nelson Mandela 

Police are looking for a white mini bus taxi that was involved in the hijacking of a delivery truck in Brandwag, Bloemfontein. Police spokesperson, Chaka...

Bloemfontein Courant launches schools’ edition

"Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world." This profound statement by our beloved former president and world icon, the...

Know your history: 10 facts about Freedom Day

Freedom Day is much more than just another public holiday, or the reason for the long weekend. It is an important day to commemorate...

5 chilling revelations from #Winniethedoccie

South Africans are still reeling in shock from the revelations award-winning Pascale Lamche's Winnie documentary. The production, which aired on news channel eNCA on...