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...
FEATURE: Macufe 2014 - fun filled family affair
15:28 (GMT+2), Fri, 03 October 2014
Bloemfontein - Macufe 2014 starts today and promises to be teeming with art and music lovers alike, with both international and national artists set to grace the local...
LISTEN: Top African killer diseases
15:21 (GMT+2), Wed, 01 October 2014
Africa is marred by deadly diseases, war and poverty. While some illnesses are curable, most are fatal. OFM News Thandi Xaba compiled this report, exposing Africa’s top...
Mental Illness in young children on the rise
11:56 (GMT+2), Fri, 26 September 2014
Mental illness in young children is on the rise. Studies show that the biggest cause of developing depression in childhood is genetic, followed by being exposed to abuse,...
08:13 (GMT+2), Wed, 24 September 2014
Potchefstroom - Erfenisdag kan soveel verskillende betekenisse aan neem soos wat daar verskillende Suid-Afrikaners is.
Skotte sê nee vir onafhanklikheid
09:11 (GMT+2), Fri, 19 September 2014
Cardiff - Die Skotte het tydens 'n geskiedkundige referendum teen 'n onafhanklike Skotland gestem.
Oscar Pistorius verdict: It's a wrap... for now
13:26 (GMT+2), Fri, 12 September 2014
Judge Thokozile Masipa found Paralympian Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide Friday morning in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. This comes after Masipa...
Remembering the beloved Reeva Steenkamp
17:35 (GMT+2), Thu, 11 September 2014
It is referred to as the Valentines Day shooting. The tragic event occurred on the night of February 14 2013 when the 29-year-old South African model and television...
Oscar Pistorius's life and career
15:45 (GMT+2), Thu, 11 September 2014
Oscar Pistorius has dominated world news since that fateful Valentine’s when he shot and killed his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Before that, however, the...
Oscar Pistorius: The verdict is... (legal analysis)
12:30 (GMT+2), Thu, 11 September 2014
One of South Africa’s most gripping legal wrangles is set to come to an end when Judge Thokozile Masipa delivers her verdict on whether or not Oscar Pistorius is guilty...
Oscar Pistorius trial overview
11:35 (GMT+2), Thu, 11 September 2014
The Oscar Pistorius trial has set numerous precedents in terms of court reporting in South Africa. It has been filled with moments of pure raw emotion, heavy-handed...
Feature: National Commemoration Day
13:32 (GMT+2), Mon, 08 September 2014
Owen Kock Bloemfontein. - Yesterday was National Commemoration Day, a day the South African Police Service commemorated it’sheroes and heroines who passed...
Feature: Assisted suicide
14:04 (GMT+2), Thu, 04 September 2014
A report by the World Health Organisation study released earlier today, says North Korea's suicide rate is among worst in world, with 9,790 suicides in 2012, with roughly...
Feature: Lesotho suspected coup
14:27 (GMT+2), Sat, 30 August 2014
Maseru - The prime minister of Lesotho, Tom Thabane, believes this morning's action by the Lesotho military was in fact a coup attempt.
Plastic toys and the dangers
13:34 (GMT+2), Wed, 27 August 2014
Children are particularly at risk for exposure to the toxic chemicals found in their plastic toys. The liver enzymes of children are not fully developed, which means...