SABC News - Sasolburg


The seventh edition of the tournament will again feature the nine provincial champions from across the country.
Women's soccer heads to Sasolburg for national championships

Monday 30 November 2015 18:36

The sporting spotlight turns to women’s football as SAFA and Sasol get ready to host the 2015 Sasol League National Championships in Sasolburg, Free State from December 7-13.


The cause of the explosion will be investigated.
Sasolburg gas cylinder explosion destroys 15 houses

Sunday 20 September 2015 20:22

Fifteen houses have caught fire after a gas cylinder exploded in one of the houses and spread to others near Sasolburg in the Free State.


Ex-wife of Free State paedophile breaks silence

Thursday 3 September 2015 12:30

The ex-wife of a 42 year old man accused of sexually molesting and raping 19 young girls, including his own two daughters, has spoken out for the first time about her on-going ordeal.


Zuma hails struggle heroines

Sunday 9 August 2015 20:25

President Jacob Zuma has paid tribute to the women of South Africa who fought against apartheid.


Zuma calls for economic freedom for women

Sunday 9 August 2015 15:00

President Jacob Zuma says South African women form part of economic freedom.


We won't tolerate abuse against women: Dlamini

Sunday 9 August 2015 14:45

Newly elected president of the ANC Women's League, Bathabile Dlamini, says the league will not tolerate abuse against women.


 Deputy Telecommunications Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says young women must play a leading role in the JSE.
'Women must strive for economic emancipation'

Sunday 9 August 2015 12:38

Telecommunications Deputy Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says financial independence would restore women's dignity in this country.


Women march in celebration of Women's Day in Sasolburg , Free State.
Women march in spirit of 1960

Sunday 9 August 2015 12:06

The ANC Women’s League on Sunday led a march that saw a number of women move from Jacob Zuma Road to the Harry Gwala Multipurpose Centre in Zamdela, Sasolburg north of Free State.


The report will be part of 2015 Women's Day national celebrations in the Free State.
Zuma to release report on status of women in the economy

Sunday 9 August 2015 11:44

President Jacob Zuma is set to release the first report on the status of women in South Africa's economy.


The ANCWL’s new Deputy President Sisi Nthombela, as well as Minister Susan Shabangu, say women must take charge of their own empowerment.
Women urged to take charge of their own empowerment

Sunday 9 August 2015 06:29

The newly elected ANCWL Deputy President, Sisi Nthombela, and Minister Susan Shabangu both say it is time for women to empower themselves.


Govt dedicates August to women financial empowerment

Saturday 8 August 2015 20:32

Government is using the month of August to focus on the financial inclusion of women in all spheres of society.


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.


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