SABC News - Mangaung


Based on murder rates, the two most violent cities in South Africa are Cape Town and Nelson Mandela Bay.
Report to reveal SA's murder capital

Wednesday 23 August 2017 08:22

A report due to be released on Wednesday will show Cape Town as the murder capital in South Africa.


The battle between rival gangs does not only affect the community.
A reign of terror in Mangaung Pelonomi hospital

Monday 10 July 2017 19:48

Gangs have been waging a reign of terror in Mangaung.


The peaceful march ended at the Kopanong Police Station where a memorandum was handed over to the station commander.
Mangaung youth march against social ills

Friday 16 June 2017 20:12

Youth from Mangaung, outside Bloemfontein, have commemorated Youth Day with a protest march against social ills such as violence against women and children, gangsterism and drug abuse.


Mahlobo accuses rating agencies of trying to force regime change in SA

Sunday 9 April 2017 21:05

ANC National Working Committee member David Mahlobo has accused rating agencies of trying to force a regime change in South Africa through the junk status downgrade.


People from all walks of life including various ABSA Premier Soccer League club supporters attended Dr Petrus Rantlai Molemela.
Bloemfontein Celtic's life-president remembered

Saturday 1 April 2017 10:32

Hundreds of people have gathered at the Methodist Church in Batho, Bloemfontein, for the memorial service of the late Bloemfontein Celtic life-president, Dr Petrus Rantlai Molemela.


Mangaung Metro  has opted to keep water restrictions firmly in place.
Mangaung water restrictions still in place despite rains

Monday 6 March 2017 21:13

Water conservation should be a lifestyle.


Solomon Maweni's bloodied body was found on his doorstep by his children's nanny, Alina Lekoro.
Community kills suspected criminals

Saturday 4 March 2017 19:12

Angry residents in Caleb Motshabi informal settlement in Mangaung have taken the law into their own hands.


Motorists have been warned to reduce speed particularly on water logged roads.
Heavy rains put Mangaung residents in distress

Saturday 4 February 2017 20:19

Heavy rains have seen residents of Matlharantlheng in Mangaung take to the streets.


2016 Sports Awards to take place on Nov 27th in Mangaung.
2016 Sports Awards nominees announced

Monday 31 October 2016 11:31

Sports nominees for the 2016 South African Sports Awards were announced on Monday at the SABC Studios in Auckland Park in Johannesburg.


Macufe festival is a major economic booster for Mangaung.
Free State conference aims to boost economic growth

Wednesday 5 October 2016 12:17

The 2nd annual Global Investor Trade Bridge is currently taking place in Bloemfontein in the Free State.


All roads lead to Mangaung

Friday 30 September 2016 08:13

Mayor of the Mangaung municipality Cllr Olly Mlamleli says everybody is welcome to the home of roses and the place where the African National Congress (ANC) was born.


Hero's welcome for Wayde Van Niekerk in F State

Friday 9 September 2016 20:07

South African 400 metres Olympic gold medallist and world record holder, Wayde van Niekerk, received a hero’s welcome back home in Mangaung.


Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen.
More than 70 officials suspended: Van Rooyen

Wednesday 17 August 2016 06:01

More than 70 officials are currently on suspension in all the eight metropolitan municipalities of the country.


The process of incorporating of Soutpan and the entire Naledi municipality has been concluded.
Preparation for first post-election meeting in full swing in Mangaung

Monday 15 August 2016 14:51

Preparations for the first post-election Mangaung Metro council meeting in Bloemfontein on Thursday are in full swing.


Themba Godi was addressing members of APC and potential voters in Botshabelo, east of Bloemfontein.
APC promises to end bucket toilet system in F State

Saturday 23 July 2016 15:43

Themba Godi says if his party wins the Metropolitan municipality of Mangaung in the Free State, they will focus on doing away completely with the bucket toilet system.


Learners at Navalsig High School in Bloemfontein interacted with the Provincial General Manager, Vincent Tsoenyane and other staff members.
SABC Bloemfontein visits Free State schools

Monday 18 July 2016 17:30

As part of International Mandela Day celebrations, the SABC in Bloemfontein visited some schools educating learners on the importance of reading and taking their studies seriously.


Olly Mlamleli will take over from Thabo Manyoni who served in the position for five years
ANC unveils mayoral candidate for Mangaung Metro

Monday 27 June 2016 06:14

The African National Congress (ANC) officially introduced the current Free State Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Olly Mlamleli as its mayoral candidate for the Mangaung Metro.


Police say it seems the men were in the house to commit robbery.
Manhunt launched for the killers of Free State member of legislature

Sunday 19 June 2016 09:47

Free State police are still searching for suspects in the murder of Member of the Provincial Legislature, Tumi Khayane.


Centlec has warned Bloemfontein residents of people who pretend to have been assigned to install new bulbs to their homes.
Bloemfontein residents warned of bogus electricity technicians

Sunday 5 June 2016 13:04

Centlec- a Mangaung Metro electricity utility- has issued a stern warning to Bloemfontein residents on bogus electricity technicians.


Workers who are mainly Nehawu members, at the University of the Free State in the Bloemfontein and QwaQwa campuses are demanding a 7% salary increase from the University.
UFS workers strike for better salary increases continues

Thursday 2 June 2016 16:35

The strike by workers at the University of the Free State campuses in Bloemfontein and QwaQwa continues.


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