June 25, 2018


Schools Recycling Programme launched in Mangaung


A total of 41 schools from Mangaung are set to take part in this year’s edition of the Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) Schools Recycling Programme. In a statement, Coca Cola spokesperson for the central region Caroline Nyahuye said the programme which was introduced by ABI Bottling before the Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) merger is aimed at recovering the company’s packaging from the environment and at the same time, create a work opportunity for the youth. “As part of our producer responsibility, we aim to recover our packaging in the environment,” said Nyahuye in the statement. “We are committed…

UFS QwaQwa campus calls for patience


As students, staff members press for urgent action The principal of the University of Free State’s (UFS) QwaQwa campus, Professor Prakash Naidoo, has called on students and staff members to be patient with the management as it is working hard to address problems that led to the college’s closure on March 28. Naidoo was responding to academic and non-academic staff who marched to his office on Wednesday to hand over a memorandum of demands. He said due to the potential threat to the safety of staff and students on the campus, the senior leadership had decided on March 28 to…

Relief as serial murderer is sent away


They have since 2008 all shared the same indescribable pain and anguish. The pain of losing loved ones in gruesome circumstances can never be erased or pushed to the back of their minds, by the relatives of seven victims that were murdered by Lesotho national Lentsha Molefe found some kind of solace last week. This was after Molefe, 34, was given seven life sentences by the Free State High Court sitting in Phuthaditjhaba last Friday. Soon after the sentencing, the relatives of six women and a three-year old boy who were killed by Molefe at Gedult Farm between 2008 and…