May 25, 2018




Following allegations of nepotism, the Mayor of Masilonyana has emerged guns blazing and accused his detractors of using the media in a quest to halt his anti-corruption crusade. On the offensive … The Mayor of Masilonyana Steve Koalane condemns the attempts to discredit his efforts. Heads are once again rolling at the Masilonyana Local Municipality.  Recently, the municipality was rocked by renewed allegations of financial maladministration, insubordination, and misconduct, which left some positions vacant due to suspended officials. Municipal manager Mohanoe Mpakane will be subject to a disciplinary hearing. This comes after he was suspended for failing to implement a…

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Chairperson of the portfolio committee weighs in the saga involving incomplete houses in Brandfort. Addressing housing challenge … The chairperson of committee on Cooperative Governance, Traditional Affairs, and Human Settlements, Olly Mlamleli Free State ANC Women’s League deputy chairperson and chairperson of the portfolio committee on Cooperative Governance, Traditional Affairs, and Human Settlements in the provincial legislature has slammed contractors who abandoned scores of incomplete houses in Brandfort. Olly Mlamleli was part of a delegation made up of members of her committee that descended on the small Southern Free State town of Brandfort that has been plagued by housing challenges…

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Body found in Botshabelo river


Drowned in river … A police team recovers a body from a river in Botshabelo. The residents of Section J in Botshabelo made a startling discovery Tuesday morning when learners found the body of a man floating in a stream near a school in the area. On their way to school, the children need to cross a bridge over a stream. It was there where they spotted the body. The residents, who gathered around the stream after the body was discovered, said it was the first time they came across such a gruesome scene. The area is notorious for gang…

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