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Farming community funded for security cameras

The Agri Securitas Trust Fund recently allocated more than R1,5 million to approximately 420 farmers and 15 500 farm workers across South Africa for...

Walk-in doctor still doing what he loves

Since he opened the doors of his walk-in practice in Westdene, Bloemfontein, six weeks ago, Dr Paulo de Valdoleiros said the numbers have definitely...

43 weekend murders in Cape Town despite heavier police presence

As many as 43 people were murdered at the weekend in the Western Cape, the premier of the province Alan Winde has revealed. South African...

WATCH: Truck driver dies after boulder thrown through windscreen

A truck driver lost his life after a boulder was thrown at his vehicle in Worcester in the Western Cape. The boulder hit the driver,...

Two men sentenced to 26 years for defrauding Sars of R32m

A prominent Western Cape man and an East Rand bogus tax practitioner who participated in a scam defrauding the South African Revenue Service of...

Road fatalities over Easter holidays up by 14% from last year

A total of 510 fatalities were recorded from 29 March to 9 April 2018, an increase from 449 who died in the same period...

Provincial Primary Schools Athletics Championships to be held

The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, together with the Department of Education, and in consultation with the Free State Schools...

Monkey business at Bfn Zoo?

Executive Mayor of the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality, Olly Mlamleli, has revealed that she made a few startling discoveries following an unannounced visit to the...

Ten killed in Western Cape accidents over long weekend

The regional government reported that there has been ten deaths and 29 arrests on roads in the Western Cape during the long weekend of...

Reckless spending in FS increases by 181%: Auditor-General

The latest report by the Auditor-General (AG), Kimi Makwetu, has revealed that irregular expenditure in the Free State has increased by 181% in comparison...

Bfn learner wins Story Bosso

Lindiwe Makhoba (11) from Mangaung, Bloemfontein, has been chosen as this year's national winner of the Nal'ibali annual storytelling contest, better known as Story...

Engen KlevaKidz travels to Free State and puts paraffin safety first

The annual Engen KlevaKidz has kicked off in the Free State with its unique brand of industrial theatre set to engage and educate learners...

Former UFS #FeesMustFall activist fatally stabbed

A #FeesMustFall activist from the University of the Free State (UFS) was allegedly stabbed and killed in Khayelitsha in the Western Cape over the...

Free State’s unsung heroes to return home soon

Approximately 75 Free State firefighters currently still risking their lives to fight the destructive fires raging in the Western Cape, will return home soon....

Today in History

Here are some of the events that took place on this day, within the South African history. 2006    Former South African Prime Minister, P.W Botha,...

Wes-Kaap klop VS op SA netbaltoernooi

Die Wes-Kaap-netbalspan was een te veel vir die gevreesde Vrystaatspan op Spar se nasionale toernooi wat Saterdag in Durban ten einde geloop het. Die Wes-Kapenaars...

ANC wins municipal by-elections

REFILWE MEKOA The African National Congress has won municipal by-elections. According to IEC spokesperson Kate Bapela, the ANC won three and the Democratic Alliance two of the...

NC has one the highest rates of non-natural deaths

LERATO LELIA The Northern Cape was reported as one of the provinces that recorded the highest proportion of non-natural deaths in the country at 10, 9%...