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Bfn principals speak on bullying

Bullying in schools is a topic that has been trending this past week as social media users viewed footage of the 15-year-old learner from...

Suicide among the youth in Bloemfontein on the rise

Suicide is one of the main causes of death among university students. It has also lately become a real concern among residents of the...

Prof Bongani Mayosi’s death highlights mental health issues among doctors

The reported suicide of Dr Bongani Mayosi, one of South Africa’s top cardiologists, has prompted the South African Medical Association (Sama) to set up...

Tina Turner’s eldest son commits suicide

The body of Craig Raymond Turner was found at his home in Studio City, California. Tina Turner’s eldest son, Craig Raymond Turner, has passed away...

Suicide on the rise among the youth

Suicide is the fourth leading cause of death for South African youth. This comes after HIV-related illnesses are ranked at the top of the...

Experts worried about celebrity suicide

“The rising trend of celebrity suicides often have experts worried that media coverage might trigger others to solve problems with an all too permanent,...

A 15-year-old boy shoots himself with mother’s service pistol

A 15-year-old boy from Bloemanda in Mangaung has shot himself in the head with his mother’s service pistol. Lesedi Majara’s dead body was discovered by...

Community shocked by matric learner’s death

Petunia Secondary School in Heidedal

Bloem-matriekmeisie pleeg glo selfmoord

'n Matriekmeisie het haarself glo vanoggend in 'n klaskamer by die Hoërskool Petunia in Heidedal, Bloemfontein, opgehang. Vrystaat-onderwys se Howard Ndaba sê die oorledene...

Men more likely to commit suicide – report

THANDI XABA  Men are five times more likely to commit suicide than women because they would rather bottle up their troubles. This is according to...

World suicide prevention day

Suicide under teenagers and young people has been a subject widely discussed in the media over the past few months. For this reason the SA...

Man dies in police cells following failed suicide attempt

SABRINA DEAN - The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) will be investigating circumstances surrounding the death of a man at the Tlhabane police station’s...

Bloemfonteinse man (CA) en pa van twee pleeg selfmoord

Wyle Cobus Bruwer (regs) saam met sy vrou, Brichelle, en seuns Daniel en Brink. (Foto: Facebook)