Many mysteries surround the death of ‘Facebook rapist’ Thabo Bester

SAPS says the outcome of DNA tests to determine the body’s identity can be expected “at any stage”, six months on from the fire.

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News | 8 November 2022

More than two years since construction started, toilets remain incomplete in Free State village

The contract was terminated due to unsatisfactory progress a year ago

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Brief | 3 October 2022

Protesters halt lectures at University of Free State’s Qwaqwa campus

The students are demanding that accommodation allowances from NSFAS be paid to them instead of directly to landlords

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News | 29 September 2022

Three nurses arrested in Harrismith

Clinic nurse accused of stealing medication to run private clinic

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News | 22 September 2022

Residents take to the streets after Harrismith without power for two weeks

Electricity restored Sunday afternoon but municipality will need millions to fix its substation properly

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News | 19 September 2022

Harrismith and several towns without power for six days

Substation at Maluti-A-Phofung municipality in the Free State still down. No response from municipality to our questions.

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Brief | 12 September 2022

Nurses at Free State clinic can’t treat patients when it rains

The small, dilapidated clinic serves residents of Intabazwe, near Harrismith - but it is overwhelmed and under-stocked

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News | 24 August 2022

The President came, the President went, and nothing changed

15 months after the Harrismith N3 protests, the people of Intabazwe say they remain forgotten

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News | 18 August 2022

Free State drinking water polluted by sewage

Winburg one of many towns in the province with unsafe drinking water

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News | 3 August 2022

Wealthy Durban businessman fails to keep R5.5-million out of reach of his estranged wife

Court rules against man who transferred money to a British Virgin Islands trust during the divorce trial

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Law | 24 June 2022

Man ordered to pay over R3 million in maintenance arrears 29 years after divorce

Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled that maintenance orders will only prescribe after 30 years

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Law | 1 February 2022

Anti-vax employees can be suspended, says CCMA in second ruling

Commission finds employee’s defence “baseless and without any support, theological or scientific”

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News | 31 January 2022

Eskom loses bid to reduce power to municipalities

Supreme Court of Appeal dismisses power utility’s case

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Law | 24 January 2022

PRASA liable for injuries to man thrown from train

Supreme Court of Appeal delivers landmark judgment in a case involving a man attacked on a train in Stellenbosch in 2011

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Law | 10 November 2021

Parole board told to explain why repeat sex offender was released from jail

Appeal court decision revives woman’s civil suit against minister of justice for R2 million in damages

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Law | 2 November 2021

Court thrashes “Covid-19 denialists”

Lockdown regulations ruled valid and constitutional

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Law | 2 July 2021