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15 hrs ago | News24

.com | Bakkie bursts into flames after crash, 1 dead

A man was killed and another was injured when a bakkie and truck collided on the N8 outside Bloemfontein, Free State, on Saturday, paramedics said.

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21 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

This giant must be forced to comply

On May 21, Sasol launched legal action against the Department of Environmental Affairs in the High Court in Pretoria to set aside key parts of air quality legislation.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

News24

.com | Union wants answers from Free State MEC

Free State health MEC Benny Malakoane must explain his department's actions against community healthcare workers, the Health and Other Services Personnel Trade Union of SA said on Friday.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Mail & Guardian

The jury is out on strike violence

Numsa has urged both restraint and militancy. A march in central Johannesburg went off relatively peacefully.

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Iol.co.za

Bikers hit the road for Mandela Day

On Friday morning, 11 July, Zelda la Grange, DJ Fresh, Saint Seseli, Angie Khumalo, Anele Mdoda, Alex Caige, Clint Cunningham and Johrne van Huyssteen will don helmets to take part in another Bikers for Mandela Day ride.

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Iol.co.za

Aunt in court for tot's stabbing death

A woman accused of stabbing her three-year-old niece 99 times appeared in Odendaalsrus Magistrate's Court on Thursday, Free State police said.

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Iol.co.za

Visagie jailed for guns

The leader of the Geloftevolk Republikeine, Andr Visagie, will refer his case to the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein, if he does not succeed in appealing his sentence.

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Mail & Guardian

TAC community healthcare workers arrested in Free State

The HIV lobby group says over 100 of its community healthcare workers have been arrested in Bloemfontein after a night vigil sit-in.

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News24

.com | Free State health workers arrested over sit-in

As a young boy growing up in the ghettos of SA, I dreamt of being wealthy. But I realised that capitalism defeats its own purpose, writes Matome Letsoalo .

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Voice of America

Mandela Secretary's Memoirs Cause Stir in S. Africa

Nelson Mandela and his then wife, Winnie, salute well-wishers as he leaves Victor Verster prison on Feb. 11, 1990.

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Bizcommunity

New paper hits PE streets

ANC regional deputy chair and MPL Tony Duba has launched a new newspaper, The Messenger , in Port Elizabeth to get more voices out on the street.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Wrexham.com News

Choral Eucharist

For anyone who missed our lead story over the weekend - some big names in music look set to perform at Glyndwr: wrexham.com/news/glyndwr-ua Come and celebrate the start of this year's Summer Reading Challenge with our new friend at @wrexham library! PIC: #Between 28th 30th June blue Raleigh and black Herald mountain bikes stolen from outside ... (more)

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News24

Shot farmer fires back, kills attacker

Thousands gathered at the annual Durban July, the biggest horse racing event on the African continent and a high social event where celebrities dress up and watch the race.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Iol.co.za

10 dead in Free State crash

Ten people, including a baby, were killed when a bakkie and a truck collided near Bloemfontein on Sunday morning, paramedics said.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

News24

Woman hurt when vehicle hits tree

Our personal feelings of what constitutes borders, being South African and what is fair and unfair mean nothing in terms of what the law says, writes Tim Flack .

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Life-saving medical care is not available to 'people of nothing'

Appalling conditions in Free State hospitals reveal a health care system that seems to be corrupt from top to bottom.

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Fiji Times

Springboks players in run on side

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has selected all his available Springboks for his side's Super Rugby clash against the Sharks at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

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Common Dreams

Two November Chances for Progressives

With the Tea Partiers giving the establishment Republican incumbents much ferment in the primaries , what are progressives doing to their corporate-indentured incumbent Democrats? Not much.

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: ANCYL - Young Lions Roar No More

The fall of the ANC Youth League: the once proud youth wing of South Africa's ruling party is a shadow of its former self One of the great ironies of Julius Malema's rapid ascent to political prominence - and there are a few - is that while the young politician, aged 33, has gone from strength to strength, the iconic institution that formed him, ... (more)

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News24

TAC wants Free State health MEC suspended

There is not much in the UCT institutional symbolism that says a Black child be proud of their upbringing and who they are, writes Ramabina Mahapa .

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