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Bloemfontein's Rose festival in full swing
Bloemfontein's Rose festival in full swing Bloemfontein - People from across the country and possibly even further afield will descend on Bloemfontein this weekend to take in the splendor of the 38th annual Rose...
More nuclear meetings to be held
More nuclear meetings to be held Cape Town - Meetings with nuclear experts from various countries will be held soon, following one with Russia this week, the SA Nuclear Energy Corporation said on Friday...
Mahikeng water remains clean for drinking: Department
Mahikeng water remains clean for drinking: Department Mahikeng - The North West Department of Local Government and Human Settlements has again reassured residents of Mahikeng that the water in their municipality is not...
Traffic officer killed by a truck: name released
Traffic officer killed by a truck: name released Kroonstad - The name of the traffic officer killed when a truck ploughed into him and a colleague while they were investigating an accident scene where another truck had...
Meer skynaanvalle op plase in VS word beplan
Meer skynaanvalle op plase in VS word beplan Bloemfontein - AfriForum beoog meer skynaanvalle op plase in die Vrystaat in ‘n poging om gemeenskappe en die polisie paraat en op hul hoede te hou met plaasaanvalle wat...
'Ryno Lategan' van 7de Laan word Bloemfonteiner
'Ryno Lategan' van 7de Laan word Bloemfonteiner Bloemfontein - Die akteur Chris Vorster, wat die rol van Ryno Lategan in die sepie 7de Laan vertolk, word eersdaags ‘n Bloemfonteiner.
Kiewiet eet kaas uit Fichardtparkman se hande
Kiewiet eet kaas uit Fichardtparkman se hande Bloemfontein - Na ‘n berig in Bloemfontein Courant vandeesweek oor ‘n Kapenaar wat hom ontferm het oor ‘n Kiewiet-nes met eiers en later ook ‘n kuiken wat uitgebroei het,...
Phiyega moet 'medaljes teruggee'
Phiyega moet 'medaljes teruggee' Pretoria - Die toekenning van verskeie medaljes aan die nasionale kommissaris van die Suid-Afrikaanse Polisiediens, genl. Riah Phiyega, is nie net 'n verleentheid vir die...
SABC top brass position 'ironic': DA
SABC top brass position 'ironic': DA Cape Town - The Democratic Alliance says it is quite ironic that SABC Chairperson Ellen Tshabalala got a court interdict to halt a Parliamentary inquiry into alleged lies...
British woman dies during Thai cosmetic surgery
British woman dies during Thai cosmetic surgery Bangkok - Thai authorities say a British woman has died under anesthesia during a corrective cosmetic procedure at the same Bangkok clinic.
Truck driver case postponed
Truck driver case postponed Durban - Difficulties consulting the families of 24 people killed when a truck careened through a busy intersection led to the case against the driver being postponed in...
SA man faces second US wildlife indictment
SA man faces second US wildlife indictment Johannesburg - One of the South African brothers facing indictment in the US over the sale of illegal rhino hunts was previously fined for illegally importing a leopard...
Court orders Motsoeneng's immediate suspension
Court orders Motsoeneng's immediate suspension Cape Town - The Western Cape High Court ordered on Friday that SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng be suspended with immediate effect, the DA said.
FS ANC not aware of “Oath of Secrecy”
FS ANC not aware of “Oath of Secrecy” Bloemfontein - An ANC official in the Free State says he will follow up the Setsoto Municipality in Ficskburg's request that councillors sign an “Oath of Secrecy”.
No decision on Oscar appeal yet: NPA
No decision on Oscar appeal yet: NPA Pretoria - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has not decided yet if it will appeal the Oscar Pistorius matter, it said on Friday.
Secret nuclear deal talks held in KZN: report
Secret nuclear deal talks held in KZN: report Pietermaritzburg - Twenty of Vladimir Putin’s top nuclear experts pitched for South Africa’s biggest-ever deal - with an estimated R1 trillion price tag - at a secret...
'Adopt an ECD' aims to assist in poor communities
'Adopt an ECD' aims to assist in poor communities Bloemfontein - Manstopa municipality in Thabo Mofutsanynane District in the Eastern Free State has the most impoverished Early Childhood Development (ECD) facilities.
Ten arrested for copper cable theft in NW
Ten arrested for copper cable theft in NW Rustenburg - Ten people have been arrested for allegedly stealing copper cables, North West police said on Friday.
Cash-strapped Eskom to sponsor R43m for TNA breakfast briefings: report
Cash-strapped Eskom to sponsor R43m for TNA breakfast briefings: report Pretoria - Eskom interim CEO Collin Matjila has stirred controversy at the power utility over a R43-million contract to sponsor The New Age's (TNA) breakfast briefings,...
New York Mayor moves to reassure residents after Ebola case reported
New York Mayor moves to reassure residents after Ebola case reported New York - A New York City doctor who treated Ebola patients in West Africa became the first person to test positive for the virus in America's largest city, setting off...
SA verskerp ebola-skandering
SA verskerp ebola-skandering Pretoria - Suid-Afrika het sy pogings verskerp om te verseker dat toeriste wat moontlik met die ebolavirus besmet is, verhoed sal word om die land binne te kom.
Mafube municipal workers not being paid
Mafube municipal workers not being paid Bloemfontein - The ANC in the Free State says employees of the Mafube Municipality in Frankfort are not being paid because of financial problems.
Mali reports first case of Ebola
Mali reports first case of Ebola Bamako - Mali's health ministry on Thursday said the country had its first confirmed case of Ebola after a two-year-old girl, who had recently been in Guinea, tested...
NW cops appear for protestors' murders
NW cops appear for protestors' murders Brits - Two police officers will appear in the Brits Magistrate's Court on Friday for allegedly shooting dead three protesters in Mothutlung, North West, in January, the...
New York doctor tests positive for Ebola
New York doctor tests positive for Ebola New York - As a New York City doctor tests positive for Ebola after volunteering in West Africa, health officials face the challenge of deciding how wide a net to cast...
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