SABC News - Mangaung


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.


Deputy Mayor Connie Rampai is said to have been travelling from an ANC election lists meeting in Pretoria
Mangaung Metro Deputy Mayor Connie Rampai dies in car crash

Saturday 28 May 2016 17:12

The Mangaung Metro Municipality Deputy Mayor, Connie Rampai, has died in a head on collision on the N1.


Justice and Correctional Service Minister Michael Masutha.
Young people cautioned against dangers of crime

Saturday 30 April 2016 18:01

Young people have been placed at the heart of programmes aimed at reducing the risk of committing crime.


Nthabiseng Mokotjo says the symbolic walk signifies the social cohesion that Bram Fischer implemented in South Africa.
Bram Fischer walk signifies social cohesion: Mokotjo

Saturday 23 April 2016 09:55

More than 3000 people are expected to partake in the Bram Fischer eight kilometre fun walk.


DA leader Mmusi Maimane.
SA must build a stronger economy: Maimane

Sunday 17 April 2016 07:51

DA leader Mmusi Maimane says that the country has to strive to build a stronger economy.


Increase in new HIV infections worries UNAIDS

Thursday 17 March 2016 19:41

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) is worried about the increase in new HIV infections among young people worldwide.


F State municipalities fail to meet water safety requirements

Friday 5 February 2016 19:58

Eighteen Free State municipalities have failed to attain the Blue Drop status. The Blue Drop status means water is safe to drink.


The Mangaung Metro says while the levels of rivers and dams have improved, they are still a long way from being back to business as usual.
Mangaung Metro maintains water restrictions despite rain

Wednesday 27 January 2016 20:17

The Mangaung Metro says it will not be lifting water restrictions in the city and pleaded with residents to adhere to the ban on using hose pipes, washing windows and cars.


Mbalula donates sports equipment to schools in Mangaung

Tuesday 24 November 2015 19:42

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has handed over sports equipment to primary schools in Mangaung and Botshabelo as part of the South African Sports Awards.


Van Niekerk to give car to his step-dad

Monday 23 November 2015 11:39

Wayde van Niekerk, the big winner at the South African Sports Awards says that he will give the car that he won to his step-father and donate prize money to assist premature kids.


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