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  1. Saturday InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | Iol.co.za

    Proud parents Jerome and Bongi Ngidi celebrate their son Lungi's bowling success on the grounds of Kloof Junior Primary School where they work and the cricket star was raised.Picture: Doctor Ngcobo South African bowler Lungi Ngidi, second left, celebrates with teammates after dismissing India's captain Virat Kohli, on the fourth day of the second Test at SuperSport Park in Pretoria. PICTURE: AP As an eight-year-old Kloof Junior Primary School pupil, cricket star Lungi Ngidi used to be so keen to get his dad out of bed to take him to weekend "dads and sons" cricket practices, he would pull off his father's blankets.

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  2. The 'Village' that made #LungiNgidi a starRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | Iol.co.za

    As an 8-year-old Kloof Junior Primary School pupil, cricket star Lungi Ngidi used to be so keen to get his dad out of bed to take him to weekend "dads and sons" cricket practices, he would pull off his father's blankets on Saturday mornings. "If I said I was tired, he would then force my eyes open," proud Jerome Ngidi told The Independent on Saturday, after watching Lungi's amazing bowling feats on his Proteas debut against India this week.

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  3. Binder hoping to make it to top-tier MotoGP next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | Iol.co.za

    South African motorcycling star Brad Binder spends most of his time in Spain due to international racing commitments but always comes home to Mzansi for a visit during the off season. We caught up with the 2016 Moto3 world champion at Welkom's Phakisa racetrack last Friday where he was the star attraction at a track day hosted by Dunlop tyres.

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  4. Mineworker killed at Harmony's Tshepong mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Iol.co.za

    Harmony Gold said on Thursday that one of its employees was killed in a mining equipment-related incident at its Tshepong mine near Welkom in the Free State. Harmony said the mineworker was fatally injured on Wednesday afternoon.

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  5. .com | Victims rescued from possible human trafficking ring, businessman appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | News24

    Free State A Welkom businessman, who handed himself over to police after 11 victims were rescued from his farm and lodge last week, is due to appear at the Welkom Magistrate's Court on Wednesday on charges of human trafficking. The "king-pin" handed himself over to the Directorate of Priority Crimes Investigation on Tuesday after six suspects - Moalosi Boyaphi, John Mothebe, Mpele Agnencia, Tgakholi Celesting, Abram Sekoleli and Dineo Mofana - aged between 68 and 27, were arrested last week during a raid by authorities.

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  6. 11 rescued from suspected Free State human traffickersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Iol.co.za

    Free State police rescued 11 people held at a farm and a lodge in a case of suspected human trafficking in Welkom, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation said on Wednesday. Spokesperson Captain S'fiso Nyakane said a 50-year-old businessman has handed himself to the Welkom police following the farm raid last week.

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  7. .com | 6 arrested in Welkom for human trafficking, victims rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | News24

    Welkom Authorities have arrested six people they believe to be involved in a human trafficking ring in Odendaalsrus, Welkom, the Hawks said on Friday. On Wednesday, the Hawks and Welkom police acted on information received from Interpol relating to a victim who was allegedly trafficked from Lesotho, and kept against her will at a farm in Odendaalsrus.

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  8. .com | The battle for premierRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 6 | News24

    Two vacancies for premierships and one for ANC provincial chairperson have opened as a result of Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza being elected ANC deputy president, Gauteng ANC chairperson Paul Mashatile becoming treasurer-general and Ace Magashule being elevated to secretary-general. Free State Premier Ace Magashule has hinted that a close ally will succeed him as he prepares to leave the province to take up full-time duties as ANC secretary-general.

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  9. Two men drown in Sand River during traditional ritualRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Two men drowned during a traditional ceremony in the Sand River near Tikwe in the Free State, police said on Monday. The Acting Station Commander of the Virginia police station, Lieutenant Colonel Thabo Coobi said: "It is alleged that on Friday, at about 18:00, a group of people from Thabong went to the river where a traditional healing related ritual was to be performed inside the river.

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  10. Sport24.co.za | Where are SA football's star attractions?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | News24

    There were many Amakhosi supporters then who swore by their ancestors' bones that they only supported the club because of 'Mgabadeli's' trickery on the field. You see, Dladla was the sort of player who could carry the club on his tiny shoulders when the chips were down.

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  11. First woman included on SA Rugby referees' Premier PanelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Aimee Barrett-Theron has become the first woman to earn selection to SA Rugby's Premier Panel of referees after she was promoted to the top tier of match officials, along with Cwengile "JD" Jadezweni, Stuart Berry and AJ Jacobs. It means Barrett-Theron , who recently refereed the opening match of the Women's Rugby World Cup in Ireland and the SA Rugby Under-20 Championship final in Welkom, will be in contention to referee matches in senior men's competitions next year.

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  12. Sport24.co.za | SA woman referee set to make historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2017 | News24

    Aimee Barrett-Theron has become the first woman to earn selection to SA Rugby's Premier Panel of referees after she was promoted to the top tier of match officials, along with Cwengile "JD" Jadezweni, Stuart Berry and AJ Jacobs. It means Barrett-Theron , who recently refereed the opening match of the Women's Rugby World Cup in Ireland and the SA Rugby Under-20 Championship final in Welkom, will be in contention to referee matches in senior men's competitions next year.

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  13. South Africa:Miner Dies At Harmony Gold MineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Harmony Gold confirmed on Monday that one of its miners had died over the weekend in a "fall of ground incident" at its Masimong mine in Welkom, Free State.

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  14. .com | Miner dies at Harmony Gold mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | News24

    A fire warning has been issued for parts of the Northern and Eastern Cape, as Monday sees a warm to hot day across most of the country. Johannesburg Harmony Gold confirmed on Monday that one of its miners had died over the weekend in a "fall of ground incident" at its Masimong mine in Welkom, Free State.

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  15. SuperSport star teenager Mbule now seeking Caf gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    A snub that denied Sipho Mbule the opportunity to play in his first major international competition pushed the SuperSport United midfielder to become someone that no coach overlooks easily. "I was invited to the initial camp, but I couldn't make it to the final camp where they selected the squad because I had to play in the Engen Under-17 tournament for Harmony Sports Academy.

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  16. .com | Corpse and robbers: 5 in court for stealing from mortuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | News24

    Welkom Five suspects appeared in the Welkom Magistrate's Court on Thursday for stealing pots and pans from a small town mortuary, Free State police said. Police spokesperson Mamello Mokhuoane said the suspects were arrested on Wednesday after three pots, a gas bottle, a potjiekos pot, a gazebo, an industrial gas burner, and another gas burner were stolen from a Thabong mortuary.

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  17. Jerry Segwaba elected as new Free State Rugby Union presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    The chairman of the Board of Directors of the Free State Cheetahs Ltd Ryno Opperman and managing director of the Free State Cheetahs Ltd Harold Verster welcome the appointment of Jerry Segwaba as the newly elected president of the Free State Rugby Union and as a director of the Free State Cheetahs Ltd. They look forward to working in a close relationship with the new president and the union, as well as his two deputies. Sobi John Jeremiah Segwaba was born in March 1969 in a small dusty town of Theunissen in the Free State, and the same year his parents relocated to Welkom in the Goldfields to search for greener pastures.

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  18. South Africa:Family of 8 Live in One-Room Mud HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Nomvuyiso Mafuna lives with her six children and grandson in a one-room mud house. Her husband died 17 years ago at home after a short illness.

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  19. .com | Former justice department employee sentenced for theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | News24

    North West A former justice department employee was sentenced to five years imprisonment for theft in the Lichtenburg Magistrate Court on Wednesday. Florence Mokati, 34, had worked as a Chief Financial Officer at the Ottosdal Magistrate Court in the North West.

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  20. Anthony Joshua sends message of support to Gary MurrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | Boxing Scene

    ... over the other going into their third fight on Thursday evening, October 26 at Ferdi Meyer Hall in Welkom, South Africa, so expectations were high for the rubber-match between World Boxing Federation (WBF) Womens World Bantamweight Champion Bukiwe ...

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