SABC News - Sasolburg


Five Groenpunt prisoners re-arrested

Friday 22 May 2015 12:01

Five of the escaped prisoners from Groenpunt prison near Sasolburg in the Free State have been rearrested.


Six prison escapees still on the loose

Friday 22 May 2015 06:17

Six of the seven inmates who escaped from the Groenpunt Correctional Centre in the Free State on Thursday are still on the run.


The situtation is tense and more police have been deployed to quell the tension.
Nine arrested for public violence in Sasolburg

Thursday 14 May 2015 11:10

Nine people have been arrested following violent service delivery protest in Sasolburg in the Free State.


HRW report says women with disabilities are increasingly susceptible to violence but are often ignored when it comes to prevention programmes
Disabled women susceptible to sexual violence: HRW

Friday 6 March 2015 20:11

Human Rights Watch says women with disabilities are three times more likely to be raped, physically abused or sexually assaulted.


A total of 87 farm attacks had been reported to AfriForum last year.
Farmer killed in Free State

Thursday 1 January 2015 14:32

A 67 year-old farmer has been shot and killed Wednesday night on his farm outside Sasolburg in the Free State.


ANC better placed to move SA forward: Zuma

Sunday 6 April 2014 07:40

President Jacob Zuma says with 20 years in government, the ANC is better placed to move South Africa forward and ensure a prosperous country.


EFF will not be deterred by scare tactics: Mpofu

Saturday 5 April 2014 16:42

The Economic Freedom Fights' Gauteng Premier candidate, Dali Mpofu, says his party will not be deterred by scare tactics similar to those of the apartheid government.


Free State Education Department
Learner slips through the system

Tuesday 8 October 2013 18:52

Education authorities are still baffled as to how a Free State learner who made headlines after shooting a teacher during a scuffle at school has managed to slip through the system.


Karabo FM burnt down in Sasolburg

Monday 9 September 2013 17:04

The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) has expressed shock at the burning of a community radio station at Sasolburg in the northern Free State.


The incident happened in the Sasolburg CBD after the two apparently had an argument.
FS prison official kills girlfriend then commits suicide

Monday 12 August 2013 17:48

An official from the Groenpunt maximum prison in the northern Free State is believed to have shot and killed his girlfriend, before turning the gun on himself.


Leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Julius Malema has arrived at a community sports ground in Sebokeng, south of Johannesburg for a rally.
Malema is set to address Sasolburg residents

Saturday 13 July 2013 13:04

There is a strong police presence in Sasolburg in the Free State ahead of Julius Malema’s visit later on Saturday. Malema recently launched the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party.


Two Sasolburg residents to be laid to rest after wild protests

Saturday 2 February 2013 11:01

The funeral service of two people killed during the violent protest in Zamdela informal settlement outside Sasolburg is underway.


'Premier not involved in dermarcation'

Tuesday 29 January 2013 15:05

Free State Premier Ace Magashule had nothing to do with proposals to merge the Metsimaholo and Ngwathe local municipalities, his office said today.


ANC has called for order in the violent Zamdela Township protest.
ANC calls for calm in Zamdela

Tuesday 22 January 2013 15:41

The ANC has called for calm in the Zamdela Township, in Sasolburg, Free State, amidst the protest by residents who are against the proposed merger of Metsimaholo and Ngwathe municipalities in Parys.


Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale earlier promised to fix the Gartin toilet issue.
Gartin residents still without toilets despite promise

Friday 27 July 2012 15:38

Government has failed to fulfill its promise to deliver flushing toilets to the residents of Gartin, outside Sasolburg.


ANC founding president John Langalibalele Dube.
ANC president Jacob Zuma lecture on John Langalibalele Dube

Tuesday 17 January 2012 14:36

ANC President Jacob Zuma today delivered a lecture on the founding president of the ANC, John Langalibalele Dube.


Zuma pays tribute to ANC's founding president

Tuesday 17 January 2012 11:58

President Jacob Zuma has paid tribute to the ruling party's founding president, John Langalibalele Dube.


Zuma to deliver ANC centenary lecture

Tuesday 17 January 2012 05:43

A raging political debate from ANC critics that the new generation of the party's leadership lacks the integrity and vision of its founding fathers will come under the spotlight today.


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