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Protest rocks QwaQwa

Roads in Qwaqwa in the Free State were barricaded with stones and burning tyres this morning. According to reports, residents started protesting in the early...

Another child drowns in Central SA

An 8-year-old boy has drowned in a river in Phuthaditjhaba in the Free State on Saturday, 18 January, bringing the death toll due to...

Armed gang rob cash-in-transit van in FS

Yet another cash-in-transit heist has been reported just outside Bloemfontein in the Free State. Provincial police spokesperson, Thandi Mbambo, confirms a cash-in-transit vehicle owned by...

GALLERY: Police bust R100m drug lab in eastern Free State

An operation by members of the SA Police Service (SAPS) Crime Intelligence, Crime Detection and the Hawks in the Free State and Gauteng, led...

Maimane heads to Maluti-A-Phofung ahead of by-elections

Leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA) Mmusi Maimane will be in the Eastern Free State today campaigning ahead of the hotly contested by-elections in...

FS SAPS confirms manhunt for police killer

The Free State police are on a manhunt for the fifth alleged police killer in Phuthaditjhaba, Koos Mokoena, who was laid to rest this...

Two arrested in Gauteng for Free State murder

Two men wanted for the murder of a Chinese businessman in Phuthaditjhaba in the Free State have been arrested in Gauteng, said Free State...

‘Youth involved in protests jeopardise future employability’

With the elections looming, community protests have being keeping the police busy. Free State’s Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Solly Lesia, issued a stern...

Home Affairs extends working hours for busy season

The department of home affairs will be extending their operating hours this week due to this being a busy period. As a result of the...

UFS Qwaqwa campus remains closed following protests

The University of the Free State’s Qwaqwa campus remains closed following clashes between protesting students and law enforcement officers on Tuesday. Students were protesting against...

Shop owner and three others arrested for double murder

Four suspects will appear at the Makwane Magistrate's Court, QwaQwa on Wednesday for the alleged kidnapping and murder of two unidentified males. Bodies of two young...

Minister launches refurbished tourist attraction

The Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge in Phuthaditjhaba, Free State, will soon became an international tourist attraction. This is according to the Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom....

Community assists in the arrest of cable thieves

The De Bult community members near Phuthaditjhaba, Qwaqwa, assisted with the arrest of three suspects in possession of suspected copper wire cables which were...

Nigerian national arrested in possession of drugs

Free State police arrested a Nigerian national after he was found in possession of drugs on Friday. Police spokesperson Maako Mophiring says police stopped and...

Shootout at Qwaqwa’s Mandela Park Shopping Centre

A shootout between police and about ten alleged ATM robbers took place early on Friday morning at the Mandela Park Shopping Centre in Phuthaditjhaba. Free...

Maluti TVET college employees lost faith in their unions

The spokesperson for the disgruntled Maluti TVET College employees, Diphaphang Mofokeng, believes workers’ unions based on campus are failing them. According to him, they have...

Maluti TVET College employees and students marched against the principal

Employees and students of Maluti TVET College in Phuthaditjhaba, Qwaqwa, on Wednesday marched to demand the principal’s resignation. This follows allegations of nepotism, a shortage...

FS police arrest pupil, 21, for stabbing schoolgirl, 18

A 21-year-old pupil from Moteka High School in Phuthaditjhaba has been arrested for allegedly stabbing an 18-year-old female pupil 14 times with a knife...