Welkom fire department without water

A building was burnt in the Mathjabeng (Welkom, Virginia, Odendaalsrus, Hennenman, Allanridge, and Ventersburg) municipal area without the municipality's fire brigade being able to...
Farm murder: Farmer and worker severely beaten, Senekal

Farm murder: Farmer and worker severely beaten, Senekal

A farm attack was reported on twitter by Ian Cameron of Afriforum on 4 October 2018. The attack took place on a farm in...
Wasteful ANC costs the Free State millions for SOPA

Wasteful ANC costs the Free State millions for SOPA

The Free State's State of the Province Address (SOPA) will probably cost taxpayers more than R2 million. The greater part of the expense was...
Free State to receive free set-top boxes

Free State to receive free set-top boxes

Residents living in certain district municipalities in the Free State will soon receive their free government subsidised Set-Top Boxes (STB’s) which will be registered...
MEC and Bloem water CEO in court, R15m tender fraud

MEC and Bloem water CEO in court, R15m tender fraud

Free State MEC for Sport, Art, Culture and Recreation Selina Leeto (58) and Bloem Water CEO Dr Limakatso Moorosi (55) appeared in the Bloemfontein...
Woman held up for two hours and raped

Woman held up for two hours and raped

A female victim aged 42 was assaulted and raped by two suspects on Saturday, June 3 on her smallholding situated in Keeromlaan, Bloemfontein. The woman...
AfriForum’s Welkom branch places Matjhabeng municipality on terms. Photo: AfriForum

AfriForum’s Welkom branch places Matjhabeng municipality on terms

AfriForum’s Welkom branch placed the Matjhabeng Local Municipality on terms on 15 August 2019, over raw sewage that flows into the backyards of various...
Hefty sentences for truck hijacking syndicate

Hefty sentences for truck hijacking syndicate

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) in the Free State has welcomed the hefty sentences imposed by the Harrismith High Court on Friday...
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Hawks seize illegal weapons at Welkom gun shop

The Hawks’ National Bureau of Illegal Firearm Control and Priority Violence Crime (NBIFCPVC), assisted by members of SAPS Welkom Firearms, Liquor and Second Hand...
Farm attack, farmworkers raise alarm, swift response sees one arrest, Lindley

Farm attack, farmworkers raise alarm, swift response sees one arrest, Lindley

A farm attack took place on 13 August 2019, in Lindley, Free State province. Five attackers attacked and broke into a farmhouse to steal...
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Man assaulted during Hertzogville farm attack

FARM ATTACK - On Thursday 11 May 2016 Giep Botha and family were brutally attacked on their farm outside Hertzogville. Oom Giep was badly hurt...
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Cousins in court for Deneysville stabbing

Two 28–year-old cousins are expected to appear in the Deneysville Magistrate’s Court facing a charge of attempted murder on Thursday. They allegedly stabbed their friend...
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