SABC News - Sasolburg


  After last year's municipal elections, the EFF handed its votes to the DA, allowing it form a coalition with smaller groups.
DA refutes EFF’s Metsimaholo municipality take over

Tuesday 31 January 2017 07:00

DA denies reaching an agreement with the EFF which will allow them to take over the Metsimaholo Municipality at Sasolburg in the northern Free State.


Amcu members march to Sasol headquarters demanding wage increase

Thursday 8 September 2016 21:19

Hundreds of Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) members have marched to Sasol’s head office in Johannesburg to demand R12 500 a month.


Residents praised Julius Malema's promise for rolling out service delivery.
Malema woos voters in Sasolburg

Sunday 24 July 2016 20:42

EFF Commander in Chief, Julius Malema, has called on residents of Zamdela Township not to destroy public property.


EFF promises to build health care centres, creches in Sasolburg

Thursday 9 June 2016 15:39

Floyd Shivambu, says his party will focus on building health care centres and government-run crèches in each municipal ward.


Six die in F State car crash

Sunday 6 March 2016 11:27

Six people, including two children, died in a head-on collision on the R37 between Heilbron and Sasolburg in the Free State on Saturday night, paramedics says.


Government says it is committed to giving relief to farmers affected by the drought.
Government booster packs a relief for drought hit farmers

Friday 18 December 2015 14:41

Nearly 800 small scale farmers in the northern Free State, who have been affected by the drought, have been given booster packs to assist them feed their livestock.


Zuma urges SA to remember the less fortunate during festive season

Thursday 17 December 2015 20:56

President Jacob Zuma has reminded South Africans to spare a thought as they celebrate the festive season for the vulnerable in society, particularly  orphans and the elderly.


The Fezile Dabi HIV/Aids Concert raises funds for HIV/Aids Centres in the area
All set for the Fezile Dabi HIV/Aids concert

Tuesday 1 December 2015 11:29

The Fezile Dabi HIV/Aids Concert will take place at the Abrahamsrust Pleasure Resort Sasolburg in the Free State Province on Saturday.


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.


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