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Veggies for employment

The 22-year-old Gomolemo Meje, born in Thaba Nchu and now based in Bloemfontein, has created a job for herself by selling fresh, washed and...

An EP for brighter things

The 16-year-old Teboho Popa (with stage name Tragic) has released an EP titled “Sunrise EP”, as he felt it would describe his story of...

Kidnappers demand R50k for abducted Welkom girl

An eight-year-old Mantshebo Primary School learner has been abducted from the Welkom school’s grounds and her alleged kidnappers now demands R50 000 for her...

SANBS calls on donors in honour of #WorldBloodDonorDay

The South African National Blood Services (SANBS) kick-starts National Blood Donor Month with a special focus on honouring the dedicated donors. This year, World Blood...

‘Matjhabeng march will be peaceful’ – says organisers

The Matjhabeng Community Foundation assures Welkom residents that the march calling for the ousting of the embattled Executive Mayor, Nkosinjani Speelman on Monday 31...

Fresh produce market robbed in Welkom

An unknown number of suspects are still at large after a fresh produce market in Welkom was robbed earlier today. The incident took place at...

We aim to protect the Constitution

Through the publication of The Practice, Bloemfontein Courant, would like to pay tribute to all the diligent men and women in the law fraternity...

Welkom cop to appear in court for alleged murder of his...

A 33-year-old male police officer who was arrested on Tuesday in Welkom, Free State, is due to appear in the Welkom Magistrate's Court on...

#GBV in FS in sharp focus at SAPS/NPA indaba

The scourge of gender-based violence (GBV) and femicide in the Free State will be focused on over the next two days as law enforcement...

Robberies on the rise in Welkom

In the past few months members of the South African Police Services (SAPS) in Welkom have noticed an increase in street robberies across town....

Community invited to join Art for Autism at Bonsai

April marks World Autism Month every year. This year, the Bonsai Learning Centre for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) has decided to embark...

Police need help finding deceased’s relatives

A case of murder has been registered for further investigation at the Thabong police station in Welkom after the lifeless body of an unknown...

Suspect to appear in court after allegedly raping grandmother

A 37-year old suspect from Thabong will soon appear before the court for allegedly raping his 79-year-old grandmother. According to a statement by SAPS, the...

FS business robbed at gunpoint

Business owner Xiechun Cheng and his colleagues were robbed at gunpoint during a business robbery in Welkom on 20 January 2020 at around 22:00 The...

Electricity reductions in Welkom, Ficksburg

Eskom will implement load reduction during the morning peak hours in parts of Welkom and Ficksburg tomorrow. According to Free State spokesperson, Stefanie Jansen...

Notorious drug dealer arrested in Welkom

On 6 October 2020 police seized drugs with an estimated street value of R255 400 after following up on information about drugs at a residence...

At least two more arrests expected in #FSAsbestosGate

The prosecution in the case of the controversial multi-million rand Free State asbestos housing project that dates back to 2013/14, has indicated that at...

Cause of fire at student facility investigated

Investigations into the cause of the fire that broke out at a student accommodation facility in Welkom are underway. Local fire brigades confirm they managed...