FEATURE: Nelson Mandela -- 25 years later
12:32 (GMT+2), Mon, 02 February 2015
February 2 marks exactly 25 years since the announcement that Nelson Mandela would be released unconditionally from prison by the then president FW de Klerk - a move that...
FEATURE: World at war (with freedom of expression)
12:53 (GMT+2), Mon, 19 January 2015
Twelve people died in an attack by Islamic militants on the offices of a satirical newspaper in France earlier this month. The attack has again highlighted debates around...
First day back at school
12:58 (GMT+2), Fri, 16 January 2015
Bloemfontein - Schools in the Free State, North West, Gauteng, Limpopo and Mpumalanga opened for the first quarter of 2015 on Wednesday.
FEATURE: Political overview of 2014
12:40 (GMT+2), Mon, 08 December 2014
This year South Africans witnessed the fifth democratic general elections where more political parties emerged. They also witnessed transformation of the political...
SPECIAL REPORT: Pierre Korkie
12:31 (GMT+2), Mon, 08 December 2014
The former Bloemfontein teacher, Pierre Korkie, won’t be home for Christmas as anticipated by the humanitarian organization Gift of the Givers. This after he was killed...
FEATURE: Beware the snakes
12:02 (GMT+2), Wed, 03 December 2014
Bloemfontein - Residents in Central South Africa are urged to be vigilant against snakes, especially during hot conditions present at this time of year.
FEATURE: Dienslewering in die Noord-Kaap
11:51 (GMT+2), Mon, 24 November 2014
Dienslewering in die Noord-Kaap, met dorpies wat honderde kilometers uitmekaar geleë is, bly ‘n groot uitdaging soos vir baie ander provinsies regoor die land.
FEATURE: When you lie to the police...
12:18 (GMT+2), Tue, 18 November 2014
The police take cases that are falsified very seriously. They have seen a recent increase in the number of cases being reported falsely, and has as a result, managed to...
FEATURE: Carbon disclosure
10:47 (GMT+2), Mon, 17 November 2014
Companies have a big role to play in reducing their carbon footprint. With the unstable weather conditions, many South African companies have continued to improve their...
FEATURE: Magnesium and depression
10:44 (GMT+2), Mon, 17 November 2014
Research has shown there are clear links between magnesium deficiency and depression. OFM News senior journalist Sabrina Dean filed this report.
Ebola-infected doctor 'extremely critical' in US
07:06 (GMT+2), Mon, 17 November 2014
Washington - A doctor receiving care in the US after falling ill with Ebola in his native Sierra Leone remains in "extremely critical" condition, the hospital treating...
FEATURE: Andre Duvenhage on Numsa's withdrawal
15:07 (GMT+2), Thu, 13 November 2014
Numsa was expelled from Cosatu during a special Central Executive Committee meeting. The decision to expel the largest worker union in the country follows two years of...
12:31 (GMT+2), Wed, 29 October 2014
Vir duisende gr.12-leerlinge is dit die laaste skof van hul skoolloopbaan. Hulle is dit egter eens dat hulle nie dié mylpaal in hul lewens sou kon bereik het sonder hul...
FEATURE: Obesity week
11:25 (GMT+2), Wed, 22 October 2014
Last week was National Obesity Week and high importance has been attached to raising awareness about good health, a vibrant lifestyle and a great diet. OFM News’ Thandi...
Oscar: Numerous challenges in deciding sentence
17:49 (GMT+2), Tue, 21 October 2014
Pretoria - Judge Thokozila Masipa had to consider factors ranging from the purpose of punishment and the needs of society, to the specific circumstances of the convict in...
Pistorius gets five years for culpable homicide
17:40 (GMT+2), Tue, 21 October 2014
Pretoria - Judge Thokozila Masipa this morning sentenced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to five years in prison for the culpable...
FEATURE: Wat gaan aan by die UV?
12:41 (GMT+2), Mon, 20 October 2014
Alles is pluis en stabiel by die Universiteit van die Vrystaat en dit is vir die UV-rektor, Jonathan Jansen, baie gerusstellend om te weet. Met die jaar wat einde se kant...
FEATURE: Notorious for their water shortages
16:02 (GMT+2), Wed, 15 October 2014
Masilonyana Municipality comprising Brandfort, Theunissen and Winburg has been notoriously known for its water shortages. OFM’s Refilwe Mekoa spoke to Mayor Steve Koalane...