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Cops search for eight armed suspects after Free State tavern robbery

Police in the Free State on Monday said they had launched a manhunt for an armed gang of eight men who robbed a businesswoman...

Manhunt launched after Riebeeckstad horse training equipment theft

Police have launched a manhunt after horse training equipment was stolen at a training course in Riebeeckstad, Welkom. So far none of the equipment...

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...

‘Fashion influencer’ bags international deals

From being a pageant boy in third grade to being one of the city's most talked about fashion influencers, Lethabo Woods (19), is taking...

Woman arrested after false rape accusations

A Welkom woman was arrested for perjury, theft and fraud after she allegedly lied about getting kidnapped and raped last week. The 34-year-old woman...

OFM to open new studio in the Goldfields

OFM, the Sound of your Life in Central South Africa, is expanding its physical presence in Central South Africa with the opening of a...

Bloemfontein claims the Vivian Welsh double

Bloemfontein claimed a squash double over the weekend with a 9-1 win over the Welkom Rovers in the return leg of the Vivian Welsh...

Welkom father details death of daughters

An emotional, distraught father has detailed the heart-wrenching incident this weekend where he found his two daughters, aged eight and eleven, dead in the...

Train and truck collide in Welkom, two men injured

Two men were left injured Monday morning when their truck collided with a train while crossing tracks near a mine outside of Welkom in...

FS residents warned of deceptive car scammer

Residents in Welkom, Matjhabeng, and neighbouring towns are being warned of a new scam where the suspect is stealing motor vehicles from unsuspecting vehicle...

Child labour still a challenge for FS labour department

The unending scourge of child labour has been described as a thorn in the eye of the department of labour. This is according to the...

Houses for military veterans in ‘Magashule’s Free State’ still not built...

In a statement on Tuesday, the DA said that it had travelled to Riebeeckstaad in Welkom, Free State, where R48 million was allegedly budgeted for...

Epic fail for Free State

100% of the municipalities in the Free State need urgent intervention, with the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality (MMM) and Welkom's Matjhabeng Local Municipality (MLM) being...

Andiswa releases 2nd album

The 31-year-old talented gospel songstress, Andiswa Mbantsa, from Thabong, Welkom, in the Free State, is taking the music industry by storm. Mbantsa, who has been...

Case of human rabies reported in Free State

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases’ (NCID) Medical Scientist, Jacqueline Weyer, has reported a case of human rabies in Welkom, Free State. Since December...

Debriefing sessions to be held at #SibanyeGold today 

Employees are reporting for work at Sibanye Gold's Beatrix Mine in Welkom this morning, but operations are only expected to commence tomorrow. Senior Vice President...

Welkom businessman up for human trafficking, victim rescued

A well-known 50-year-old Welkom businessman was expected to appear before the Welkom Magistrate’s Court this morning after he was arrested by the Hawks’ Organised...

Two males drown during a traditional ritual

An inquest docket has been registered following the retrieval of the lifeless bodies of two men from Sand River (Tikwe) on Saturday, 16 December...