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HIV self test is easy to do, but you need courage

June 6, 2019

Knowing one’s HIV status has benefits but Free State activists say young people still dread administering self-tests.

Government urged to prioritise mental health

April 4, 2019

Mental health centres are struggling to feed their patients because a large chunk of their budgets goes towards rent.

Pit latrines stench headache for Mangaung metro

January 24, 2019

Pit latrines around the Mangaung Metro Municipality are standing overfull and stinking because there are not enough draining trucks to sort out the problem.

Providing food and comfort for the aged

January 16, 2019

Free State – A group of women have got together to help finance a centre to feed the elderly in parts of Bloemfontein.

Hawkers store food in public toilets

December 10, 2018

Free State – Unfulfilled promises to provide the hawkers of Thaba Nchu with proper trading stalls has resulted in people having to store their food in public toilets overnight.

Thulo’s tanning skill feeds him

November 27, 2018

Enterprising rural villager Thulo Tshehlo has come up with an enterprising way to make a living for himself using only a stone and a spade as his tools of the trade.

Heatwave precaution goes wrong for Free State man

November 15, 2018

FREE STATE – An elderly pensioner, who decided to use a candle at bedtime because he believed the electric light bulb made his bedroom hotter, ended up suffocating to death.