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Premier throws weight behind Vision 2030

Premier throws weight behind Vision 2030

Free State premier, Ace Magashule has reiterated that once finalised and operational, the provincial Growth and Development Strategy will go a long way towards improving the efficacy of both government and social machineries and, consequently, the [...]

An emotional farewell to Ngubentombi

An emotional farewell to Ngubentombi

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga, who is also ANC Women’s League President, described the late Free State Health MEC Fezi Ngubentombi who died in a car crash, as a generous and loving person. Ngubentombi along with [...]

Women and children still vulnerable to abuse

Women and children still vulnerable to abuse

The MEC for Social Development, Sisi Ntombela made a call for protection of women and children during the launch of 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children in Kroonstad earlier this week. [...]

Premier brings back family’s dignity

Premier brings back family’s dignity

The premier of the Free State, Ace Magashule, has donated a furnished house to a 92-year-old woman who was sharing two shacks in her yard with 21 people, including children, grandchildren and great-grand-children. The visibly overwhelmed [...]

Veteran teacher receives lifetime award

Veteran teacher receives lifetime award

The department of education lifetime achievement award winner, Kedibone Radebe, has advised teachers to be patient, and always treat their learners and their parents with respect, in order to thrive in the field. Last Friday, the [...]

Leratswana gets a phase lift

Leratswana gets a phase lift

The premier of the Free State, Ace Magashule, and his cabinet of MECs launched anotherOperation Hlasela initiative which is aimed at upgrading and developing the Leratswana township in Arlington. Among the projects designed to improve the lives [...]

Hlasela builds house for sick granny

Hlasela builds house for sick granny

The Free State government has promised to build a new house for an ailing elderly resident, who currently lives in a dilapidated shack in the Leratswana township in Arlington. The government’s promise came during a visit by [...]

Government invests in future doctors

Government invests in future doctors

The Free State provincial government has granted 148 students, from across the province, an opportunity to go study medicine in Cuba. This is in line with the agreement between the government of Cuba and South Africa. [...]

More schools set to go online

More schools set to go online

Ninety three more schools in the Free State will eventually go online with fully equipped and connected computer laboratories following premier Ace Magashule’s recent signing of a memorandum of understanding with Communications Minister Dinah Pule. A [...]