Health

SA records five COVID-19 deaths.

April 1, 2020 0

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 Kwazulu Natal: South Africa has recorded five deaths resulting from Coronavirus, with 1 353 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. The Minister of…

Health

SA records second COVID-19 death.

March 30, 2020 0

Sunday, 29 March 2020 Pretoria: The Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has announced that South Africa has recorded the second death resulting from Coronavirus…

Health

President tests negative for COVID-19.

March 26, 2020 0

Thursday, 26 March 2020 Pretoria: President Cyril Ramaphosa has tested negative for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). “The President submitted for testing as a precautionary measure…

Business

SAA to suspend domestic flights.

March 25, 2020 0

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 Johannesburg: South African Airways (SAA) will suspend all its domestic flights with effect from Friday, 27 March 2020. “The decision came…

Health

SA COVID-19 cases rise to 709.

March 25, 2020 0

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 Pretoria: South Africa’s COVID-19 cases have increased to 709 confirmed positive cases as of Wednesday. Speaking to the public broadcaster, the…

Health

SA COVID-19 cases rise to 554.

March 24, 2020 0

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 Pretoria: The Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has announced that as of Tuesday, South Africa has 554 confirmed COVID-19 cases.…

Health

Coronavirus: SA to go on lockdown.

March 23, 2020 0

Monday, 23 March 2020 Pretoria: In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, The National Coronavirus Command Council has decided to enforce a 21-day nation-wide lockdown with…

Health

COVID-19 cases rise to 402.

March 23, 2020 0

Monday, 23 March 2020 Pretoria: South Africa has 402 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 128 from Sunday’s announcement. On Monday, the Health Department…

Health

COVID-19 cases rise to 240.

March 21, 2020 0

Saturday, 21 March 2020 Pretoria: As of Saturday 21 March 2020, South Africa now has 240 confirmed cases of COVID-19. This means there has been…

News

Coronavirus cases rise to 150.

March 19, 2020 0

Thursday, 19 March 2020 Pretoria: The number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in the country has jumped from 116 to 150 as of Thursday. President Cyril…

News

State of Disaster regulations gazetted.

March 19, 2020 0

Thursday, 19 March 19, 2020 Pretoria: With government having declared a national state of disaster amid the COVID-19 virus outbreak, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs…

Editor's Blog

What is faith?

March 3, 2020 0

What is faith? According to the dictionary, faith has two basic meanings: The first is complete confidence in a person or plan, etc., and the…

Business

GDP down by 1.4%.

March 3, 2020 0

Tuesday, 03 March 2020 Pretoria: The South African Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted by 1.4% in the fourth quarter of 2019, Statistics South Africa (Stats…

News

IEC to deregister 138 inactive parties.

February 27, 2020 0

Thursday, 27 February 2020 Pretoria: The Electoral Commission (IEC) will deregister 138 inactive political parties should they not inform the commission in writing of their…

Free State News

Police operation net 226.

February 27, 2020 0

Thursday, 27 February 2020 Phuthaditjhaba: The operations conducted by various units in the cluster including visible, detective and specialized units held an operation for a…

Business

Hope for SA Express.

February 24, 2020 0

Monday, 24 February 2020 Pretoria: Public Enterprises Deputy Minister Phumulo Masualle says there is still a commercial case for SA Express, and that it can…

Sport

Celtic into Ke Yona quarters.

February 24, 2020 0

Saturday, 22 February 2020 Bloemfontein: Bloemfontein Celtic overcame Maritzburg United 3-2 in the Nedbank Cup Last 16 match at the Dr Molemela Stadium on Saturday…

Free State News

FS bank fraudsters nabbed.

February 10, 2020 0

Monday, February 10, 2020 Bloemfontein: The Hawks in the Free State have arrested six suspects linked to a criminal network that allegedly created fraudulent payslips…

Business

Free State woos investors.

February 8, 2020 0

Friday, 07 February 2020 Bloemfontein: The Free State MEC for Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Makalo Mohale and his delegation have wrapped…

Business

SARS takes huge tech leap.

February 3, 2020 0

Monday, 03 February 2020 Pretoria: The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has embarked on a journey that will see it embrace technological advancement. In a…

Business

Load shedding set to continue.

February 3, 2020 0

Monday, 03 February 2020 Johannesburg: Eskom terminated stage 2 load shedding this morning at 06:00, and will resume at 09:00 today until 06:00 on Thursday.…

News

SA’s water storage stable.

January 31, 2020 0

Friday, 31 January 2020 Pretoria: Despite a week-long absence of rain in major parts of the country, South Africa’s national water storage is stable. The…

Free State News

Help find missing teens.

January 29, 2020 0

Wednesday, 29 January 2020 Sasolburg: Police in Zamdela are requesting the community to assist in finding missing teens, Sifiso Simelani (18) and Neo Thabo Mantoro…

News

MDDA appoints Potye as new CEO.

January 22, 2020 0

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 Johannesburg: The Board of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) on Wednesday announced the appointment of Zukiswa Potye as Chief…

Business

Africa woos UK investors.

January 21, 2020 0

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 London: African leaders at the UK-Africa Investment Summit have urged UK businesses to explore the vast investment opportunities that exist on…

News

2019 Matric class scores 81.3% pass.

January 8, 2020 0

Tuesday, 07 January 2020 Johannesburg: The 2019 Grade 12 class has scored an impressive 81.3% National Senior Certificate pass, the country’s highest achievement ever. Releasing…

Sport

Pirates pegged back by Celtic.

January 6, 2020 0

Saturday, 04 January 2020 Bloemfontein: Orlando Pirates were held to a 1-1 draw by Bloemfontein Celtic in an entertaining Absa Premiership clash at a rainy…

News

Matric results approved for release.

January 3, 2020 0

Friday, 03 January 2020 Pretoria: Umalusi, the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, has approved the release of the 2019…

News

Operating hours extended for IDs.

January 2, 2020 0

Thursday, 02 January 2020 Pretoria: The Department of Home Affairs has extended its working hours in anticipation of an increase in demand for services. “The…

Lifestyle

Cheaper data on the cards.

December 19, 2019 0

Thursday, 19 December 2019 Pretoria: Government is engaging with mobile operators on the best ways to reduce the high cost of data without interfering with…

News

Government notes Fitch rating decision.

December 19, 2019 0

Thursday, December 19, 2019 Pretoria: Government has noted rating agency Fitch’s decision to affirm South Africa’s long-term foreign and local currency debt ratings at ‘BB+’…

Business

Eskom implements load shedding.

December 6, 2019 0

Friday, 6 December 2019 Johannesburg: Eskom terminated Stage 2 loadshedding at 05:00 today, after having to loadshed from 16:00 on Thursday evening.  As the generating plant…

Business

Petrol price set to rise.

December 3, 2019 0

Tuesday, 03 December 2019 Pretoria: Motorists will have to dig even deeper into their pockets at the pumps, as the petrol price is set to…

Business

GDP decreases by 0.6%.

December 3, 2019 0

Tuesday, 03 December 2019 Pretoria: The South African Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has decreased by 0.6% in the third quarter of 2019, Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke…

Editor's Blog

Not why me but try me.

November 26, 2019 0

Not why me but try me. “Smooth roads never make good drivers, clear skies never make good pilots, problem free life never make strong persons,…

Business

Repo rate remains unchanged.

November 21, 2019 0

Thursday, 21November, 2019 Pretoria: Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that the repo rate will remain unchanged for the time being, despite some economists…

News

Hawks swoop in on former Minister.

November 21, 2019 0

Thursday, 21 November 2019 Cape Town: Member of Parliament (MP) and former Minister of State Security Bongani Bongo, 41, this morning appeared in the Cape…

Business

SAA operates despite strike.

November 19, 2019 0

Tuesday, 19 November 2019 Johannesburg: South African Airways (SAA) is currently operating all its international and some of its regional flights and domestic services despite…

Business

Eskom system remains vulnerable.

November 12, 2019 0

Tuesday, 12 November 2019 Pretoria: Power company Eskom says the system remains constrained and vulnerable with generating plants performing at very low levels of reliability.…

Sport

Celtic thrash Highlands Park 3-1.

November 6, 2019 0

Tuesday, 05 November 2019 Bloemfontein: Bloemfontein Celtic thrashed Highlands Park 3-1 in an Absa Premiership match at the Dr Molemela Stadium on Tuesday. The victory…

News

Relief at the petrol pumps.

November 5, 2019 0

Tuesday, 05 November 2019 Pretoria: Cash strapped consumers will breathe a sigh of relief as both grades of petrol are set to come down by…

Business

Eskom takes Deloitte to court.

October 22, 2019 0

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 Johannesburg: Eskom is seeking to recover ill-gotten funds from Deloitte Consulting. “Eskom has issued court papers and filed an affidavit against…

Health

NICD: No Listeriosis outbreak.

October 16, 2019 0

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 Pretoria: The National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) says there is no evidence of an outbreak of Listeriosis in the country.…

News

Check identities of Census workers.

October 11, 2019 0

Friday, 11 October 2019 Pretoria: Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has urged the public to verify the identities of field workers currently conducting the Census…

News

NSFAS employees arrested for fraud.

October 9, 2019 0

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 Pretoria: The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has confirmed and welcomed the arrest of three employees following allegations of fraud…

News

SA commits to protecting immigrants.

October 9, 2019 0

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 Pretoria: Government has emphasised its commitment to protecting the rights of foreign nationals residing in South Africa. This comes amid media…

Business

SARS parts ways with two execs.

October 2, 2019 0

Wednesday, 02 October 2019 Pretoria: The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has terminated the services of suspended executives Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane and Luther Lebelo with immediate…