SABC News - Mangaung


Mangaung Rose festival lives up to expectations

Sunday 26 October 2014 18:31

Nine hundred rose varieties are on display at the City's mall at the 38th Mangaung Rose Festival.


Colleague of slain ANC member to continue testifying

Wednesday 22 October 2014 11:59

A colleague of the slain African National Congress (ANC) secretary in the Dr Kenneth Kaunda district, David Chika, is expected to continue giving evidence in the North West High Court.


Mangaung treason trial judgement scheduled for October

Monday 22 September 2014 15:04

The Mangaung treason and conspiracy trial involving right-winger Johan Prinsloo has been postponed in the Free State High Court in Bloemfontein until the 8th of October for judgement.


Prologue to Change? The Context of the South African Election of 2014

Monday 18 August 2014 13:17

In this first excerpt from the book Election 2014, Roger Southall contends that the May general election presented the ANC with its biggest challenge since 1994.


By-elections were held Johannesburg, Tshwane, Cape Town, Nelson Mandela Bay and Mangaung.
No incidents in by-elections: IEC

Wednesday 13 August 2014 17:13

By-elections were continuing without any glitches in 25 wards throughout the country, the IEC said on Wednesday.


Cosatu Secretary General, Zwelinzima Vavi says the NDP is flawed and the federation will continue to raise its shortcomings.
Radical economic transformation will not be realised through NDP: Vavi

Monday 2 June 2014 17:03

Cosatu Secretary General, Zwelinzima Vavi says the National Development Plan cannot address the high levels of unemployment and inequality facing the country.


Analysts welcome Ramaphosa’s assets disposal in Shanduka

Tuesday 27 May 2014 20:58

Both business and political analysts have welcomed the latest move by deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa to dispose off his key assets in Shanduka.


Numsa wants out from ANC alliance: Jim

Friday 16 May 2014 11:48

Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim says the alliance with the African National Congress is not working out.


Bloemfontein may run out of water

Saturday 12 April 2014 06:33

Lobby group, AfriForum has accused the Mangaung Metro of ignoring warnings that Bloemfontein may run out of water by September


Primary school girls will be immunised this year against the Human Papilloma Virus that causes cervical cancer.
HPV immunisation campaign targets young girls

Wednesday 12 March 2014 08:30

The roll out of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) immunisation campaign is about health education says doctor Faith Khumalo.


Limpopo ANC NEC support election of suspended member

Sunday 16 February 2014 16:53

The leader of the ANC NEC deployees in Limpopo Ruth Bhengu says that the election of the secretary in Limpopo will remain in force until the party receives a complaint about it.


26 Free State towns without water

Saturday 1 February 2014 19:30

Twenty-six Free State towns are experiencing serious water shortages, mainly attributed to collapsing infrastructure.


 Water disruptions have residents up in arms
Mangaung metro injects millions to solve water problems

Wednesday 29 January 2014 06:30

Bloemfontein's Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality says major water disruptions in the city's northern suburbs will soon be a thing of the past.


Alleged Mangaung plotter pleads not guilty

Monday 27 January 2014 14:23

A man accused of treason and terrorism for an alleged planned attack on the African National Congress' (ANC) 2012 elective conference in Bloemfontein pleaded not guilty on Monday.


"Money Mayweather" to grace SA shores

Tuesday 7 January 2014 18:14

American boxing star, Floyd Mayweather Junior, will be in South Africa next week to promote sport in the country.


Sign language interpreter, Tamsanqa Jantjie.
‘I’m the great fake’: Jantjie

Friday 27 December 2013 13:22

The sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial service, Tamsanqa Jantjie, has called himself "a great fake".


Rightwing case postponed

Wednesday 13 November 2013 15:58

The trial of one of the men accused of taking part in a rightwing coup plot will resume in the Bloemfontein High Court next year.


ANC members reprimanded for fomenting factionalism

Sunday 27 October 2013 18:53

Sports Minister, Fikile Mbalula, has reprimanded ANC members for fomenting factionalism in the party.


The theme for this years festival is 'When Your Heart and Soul is African'
Macufe set to rock Mangaung

Saturday 12 October 2013 07:28

The much anticipated main music concert at the Mangaung African Cultural Festival (Macufe) in Bloemfontein takes place on Saturday.


Mangaung Correctional Centre no longer under G4 security
Mangaung prison takeover gets thumbs up

Friday 11 October 2013 11:20

Correctional Services Minister, Sibusiso Ndebele says it was the right decision for the department to take control of the Mangaung Correctional Centre from the private company G4-Security.


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