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Death of Pelonomi patient investigated

An independent investigation into the death of a patient who fell from the 7th floor at the Pelonomi Tertiary Hospital in the Free State,...

Minister of Transport to address expiring licence issue

Bloemfontein motorists are hopeful that the Minister of Transport will once again extend the deadline for the renewal of driving licences. OFM News reports that...

Public has to assist police – Bheki Cele

Police Minister, Bheki Cele, has called on community members to assist law enforcement agencies to deal with criminals. He said that some of the community...

Condolences pour in for FS learner

The Free State Education Department has sent condolences to the family of a 16-year-old learner who drowned at a quarantine site. OFM News reported the...

Stock theft a concern in Central SA

Four stock theft suspects in the Northern Cape are soon expected to appear in court following their arrest on Monday. OFM News reports, the police’s...

FS MEC visits BFN cash heist scene

The Free State MEC of Police, Roads and Transport, Sam Mashinini, paid a visit to the scene of a botched cash-in-transit heist on Friday. OFM...

#CoronavirusFS: BFN private prison back under scrutiny

The Mangaung maximum private prison outside Bloemfontein, is again under scrutiny following allegations, management is not adhering to coronavirus (Covid-19) protocols. In May, OFM News...

Secret ballot for vote to oust Mlamleli

The speaker of the Mangaung Metro Council, Mxolisi Siyonzana, has greenlit the motion of no confidence vote against Mayor, Olly Mlamleli, to occur by...

Covid-19 claims father of former OFM News journo

Former OFM News journalist, Mark Steenbok, has lost his father, Cecil Steenbok, to Covid-19. Mark told Bloemfontein Courant that his father's passing came as...

FS Police investigate Bloemfontein house fire

A house caught fire late last night in Waverley, Bloemfontein in what police deem to be an accident. OFM News reports that, according to police...

#CoronavirusFS: Bloem Water confirms case, closes offices

The Free State's Bloem Water has temporarily closed its two offices as it confirms a positive case of coronavirus at its Orange River Regional...

Water crisis in Qwaqwa leads to delay in service delivery

The water crisis in Qwaqwa in the Free State is leading to a delay in service delivery at some government departments in the area. Home...

Mangaung waste battle to receive MEC’s attention

The issue of waste refuse lying uncollected around the streets of the troubled Mangaung Metro Municipality - which includes Bloemfontein in the Free State...

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...

Pelonomi remains greatly challenged by staff shortages despite key appointments

The management of one of the Free State’s largest hospitals has succeeded in appointing under one hundred nursing staff over the 2018/19 financial year,...

Police warn of carjackings in NW

Following numerous incidents of carjackings in different areas in North West, a warning has been issued to motorists to be more vigilant. Police spokesperson, Sam...

Police searching for Spar robbery suspects

Police are still searching for four to six suspects after the Spar in Langenhovenpark in Bloemfontein was robbed the weekend. The armed suspects raided the...

FS Health to respond to questions regarding ambulance tender

The Free State Health Department is expected to respond to detailed questions on a new tender to procure private ambulance services. This comes after OFM...