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Free State premier announces lifestyle audits

The Free State premier, Sisi Ntombela, has announced that provincial officials, including those in departments and municipalities, among others, will now be subjected to...

Put qualified people on supply chain – FS DA

DA member of the provincial legislature, David Janse van Vuuren, says at most due process is not followed when issuing tenders in municipalities and...

MPLs demand answers over unrest in FS municipalities

Members of the Provincial Legislature (MPLs) in the Free State are demanding answers over the state of municipalities from the Cooperative Governance and Traditional...

‘Poor service delivery a major concern in FS’

Corruption, cadre deployment, and the lack of service delivery are amongst key issues still plaguing the Free State. According to the Freedom Front Plus’ Devar...

Mangaung employees take to the streets

Hundreds of Mangaung Metro Municipality employees affiliated with the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) have taken to the streets of Bloemfontein. OFM News reports,...

FS Scopa sends stern warning

There must be consequence management measures to curb high irregular expenditure in the Free State provincial and local government, says the Chief Whip of...

FS still battling legacy of Magashule, says DA

The DA in the Free State says the province is still dealing with the legacy of former Premier and current ANC Secretary-General (SG) Ace...

#CoronavirusFS: Health and Education to account

Two of the biggest Free State Departments - Health and Education - will appear before the Provincial Legislature on Friday. OFM News reports that, the...

Agri MEC addresses MPLs over #Senekal

The Free State Agriculture MEC William Bulwane is calling on residents and politicians to refrain from racial slurs and polarisation following Senekal protests that...

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...

High wage bill major concern in FS

Lack of economic growth, escalating municipal debts and a high unemployment rate are some of the pressing issues the Free State provincial government is...

Violence against women: FS residents call for decisive action

Matjhabeng residents in Welkom have expressed their anger towards rape incidents and the recent killing of women and children in the Free State. This was...

FS municipal water debt in spotlight

The state of Free State municipalities and their financial woes are amongst those expected to come in the spotlight today. This, as the Minister of...

#Ramkraal still a concern in FS, coupled with #Estina

Another Free State multimillion-rand controversial Ramkraal Project will this week come under scrutiny in the Provincial Legislature. This as the joint Portfolio Committee on Public...

EFF seeks to remove colonial symbols in FS

The removal of statues erected under the Apartheid regime and other colonial artefacts will soon be heatedly debated in the Free State Legislature. This, as...

Two FS departments to table budgets today

Two provincial departments are tabling their budgets today – the Departments of Social Development and Sport, Arts and Culture. The Department of Sport, Arts and...

FS Treasury intervenes in distressed municipalities

The financial state of municipalities in the Free State continues to be a matter of great concern. This is according to the newly appointed...

Another failed multimillion rand project in Free State under spotlight

Investigations into the Free State’s Old Ramkraal Prison in Bloemfontein is set to come under the spotlight tomorrow (Thursday) in the Provincial Legislature. This, as...