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Journalist starts his own church

Thabo Katsande, who was born and raised in Qwaqwa and is currently working as a video journalist for SABC News in the Free State,...

Water rescue plan needed for Qwaqwa

The Department of Water and Sanitation says a rescue plan is needed to provide relief for water-stricken areas such as Qwaqwa in the Free...

Water and Sanitation Minister visits water-stricken Qwaqwa

Water and Sanitation Minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, visited water-stricken Qwaqwa in the Free State on Tuesday. The Minister met with local and district municipalities as well...

QwaQwa residents cannot benefit from Sterkfontein Dam

The spokesperson for the national Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), Sputnik Ratau, says the ongoing water crisis at Phuthaditjhaba is not as simple...

Gripping documentary about drought stricken QwaQwa

Tankiso Tank Khumalo, a visual artist from the Matebeleng, a section in QwaQwa, has made a chilling documentary about the severity of the drought...

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...

Sterkfontein Dam water release concerns Cosatu

Cosatu in the Free State is concerned about the water that has been channelled to the Vaal Dam. The trade union says this happens while...

FS hairdresser wins Dark and Lovely Golden Scissors

A hairstylist from Bethlehem wins nationwide search for the best hairstylist. Tshediso Tshabalala (33), won the coveted Dark and Lovely Golden Scissors Awards 2016 at...

Qwaqwa residents continue to queue for water tanks-Cosatu

Cosatu in the Free State deplores the situation in Qwaqwa where residents continue to queue for water tanks, for them to get water.  The trade...

Klasse opgeskort op UV-kampusse

Die akademiese program op die Universiteit van die Vrystaat (UV) se drie kampusse (Bloemfontein, Suid-kampus, Qwaqwa-kampus) is vandag en môre opgeskort. Dit is weens...

Parliament’s health committee concludes FS oversight

The Portfolio Committee on Health conducted a two-day oversight visit to the Thabo Mofutsanyana District in the Free State. The Committee visited two hospitals, the...

Free State Government holds the Govan Mbeki Awards 2016

The Govan Mbeki Awards are annually held by the Government to celebrate the life of Govan Mbeki who made an enormous contribution to the...

Today in History: 20 September

2004    Natalie du Toit, South Africa's star performer at the Athens Paralympic Games wins her second gold medal with a record victory in the...

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...

Thabo Mofutsanyana Mayor retains position

The Mayor of Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality, Malefu Vilakazi, retained her position at the first inaugural council sitting on Friday in Qwaqwa, following the...

SANDF to release accident report by Monday

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) hopes to release the full report of the accident that occurred outside Clarens in the Free State...

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...

Stolen livestock in the Eastern Free State on the rise

Police in the Eastern Free State has revealed that livestock theft has become a major problem in surrounding areas between Qwaqwa and the Lesotho...