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  1. .com | Mass blackout planned for Free StateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News24

    Bloemfontein More than a million Free State residents will be left in the dark as Eskom goes ahead with the suspension of bulk electricity supply on Friday, according to reports. OFM News reported on Thursday that three Free State municipalities, who failed to provide tangible payment plans to Eskom, would be affect by the blackouts.

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  2. Leyds straight in for DHL Western ProvinceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | RuggaWorld

    Dillyn Leyds has been named at fullback for DHL Western Province's Absa Currie Cup meeting with the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Saturday . DHL WP coach Allister Coetzee has made five changes to his starting line-up this week - from the starting XV that defeated the Pumas in Nelspruit last Friday - with four of them enforced.

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  3. .com | Health workers to appear for illegal gatheringRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News24

    One hundred and twenty nine health workers arrested for staging a sit-in at the Free State health department are expected to appear in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court on Thursday. At their previous court appearance on 1 September, the State offered to drop the charges against them provided they agreed to no longer partake in any illegal gatherings.

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  4. OFM - Rocking in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

    OFM, the sound of your life in central South Africa, is rocking to the beat in October with live shows, theme weekends and a number of exciting events. The Parlotones Unplugged Winterfest Tour, powered by OFM, takes place on Friday, 3 October, in the Sand du Plessis Theatre in Bloemfontein.

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  5. Hector Montalvo of Source Marketing Direct Promotes Importance of Motivational SpeakingRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Pressat

    Following Hector Montalvo's speech at the Birmingham Conference two weeks ago and at the Leadership conference in London last week, the Source Marketing Direct MD speaks of the joys he gains from speaking at such prestigious industry events and promotes the impact motivational speeches can have on new entrepreneurs. The weekend of 22nd-23rd August saw Hector Montalvo, MD of Source Marketing Direct travel from London to Birmingham to attend a two day Business Development conference as key note speaker.

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  6. Don't let Rabada become the next MpitsangRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Zaahier Adams hopes CSA treats up-and-coming fast bowler Kagiso Rabada better than they did Victor Mpitsang. Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images Now there's a question that stumps most quiz teams.

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  7. Remembering, Forgiving and Forgetting - Civic Conversation at Queen's, 24 OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slugger O'Toole

    ... Thomas Brudholm, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and Professor Gobodo-Madikizela, University of Free State, South Africa. The morning talks will be chaired by Bronagh Hinds of DemocraShe in Belfast, while BBC broadcaster William Crawley will ...

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  8. Heather Tookey travels to South Africa to have sleepovers with cheetah best friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    Since meeting at the Cheetah Experience in Bloemfontein, South Africa, in 2011, Heather, 21, from Beckenham, Kent, has visited her cheetah chum four times. Nineteen-month-old Dew was born into the successful cheetah breeding programme at the conservation centre, and has built up a remarkable relationship with the HR assistant.

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  9. .com | Lesotho cops suspect own in coup attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News24

    Lesotho's police force has launched an investigation into some of its own officers for their possible role in a coup attempt that left one policeman dead, senior commissioners have told AFP. At least two officers are being investigated as part of a treason and murder inquiry, suggesting the putsch - which forced the prime minister to flee to South Africa - may be broader and more intricately planned than first thought.

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  10. Lesotho cops probed over coup deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Iol.co.za

    Lesotho's police force has launched an investigation into some of its own officers for their possible role in a coup attempt that left one policeman dead, senior commissioners have told AFP. At least two officers are being investigated as part of a treason and murder inquiry, suggesting the putsch - which forced the prime minister to flee to South Africa - may be broader and more intricately planned than first thought.

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  11. WP hit hard by injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Iol.co.za

    Western Province's Currie Cup hopes suffered a huge setback with the news that both first-choice locks, Ruan Botha and Jean Kleyn, sustained season-ending injuries over the weekend against the Pumas in Nelspruit. The team's usual Monday medical report also revealed that the season could potentially be over for star playmaker Cheslin Kolbe.

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  12. SuperSport shine under IgesundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Iol.co.za

    SuperSport coach Gordon Igesund praised his team after their 3-0 drubbing of Bloemfontein Celtic on Saturday, saying their performance speaks for itself. Johannesburg After the preservation of his perfect start since taking over the reins, SuperSport United coach Gordon Igesund praised his team's attitude after their 3-0 drubbing of Bloemfontein Celtic on Saturday.

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  13. Knights and Lions seal big winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Cricketer International

    Some parts of South Africa skipped straight over spring into summer with temperatures soaring to 30 degrees in the first few weeks of September. The same did not apply to surfaces for the opening round of the first-class competition, which was played on spicy pitches which allowed fast bowlers to dominate the early exchanges.

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  14. Parnell likely to be fit for NZ ODIsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Cricketer International

    Despite sustaining a shoulder injury in the first four-day game of the South African domestic season for Warriors against Knights, Wayne Parnell should be fit to play the upcoming ODIs against New Zealand and Australia. Parnell pulled a muscle while bowling in Bloemfontein and was unable to bat, but the Warriors coach Piet Botha was hopeful Parnell will recover "in about 10 days."

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  15. Ludeke lauds Bulls for victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Iol.co.za

    Blue Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has lauded his side for grinding out a much-needed 31-22 Currie Cup victory over the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Friday evening. The Bulls pulled off the victory in the dying minutes when winger Sampie Mastriet scored his second try of the evening after Cheetahs flyhalf Willie du Plessis' drop-goal attempt for the victory was charged down.

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  16. Blue Bulls win in BloemfonteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | RuggaWorld

    Vodacom Blue Bulls have stake their claim to still reach the play-offs in beating the Toyota Free State Cheetahs 31 -22 in very scrappy game on Friday night. This was one of those games that you wish you rather had a wedding to attend to than watch two struggling teams going at each other for eighty minutes.

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  17. Adultery is not a crime, say judgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Iol.co.za

    Aggrieved spouses can no longer claim damages based on adultery as this concept is outdated and has no place in modern society. Five judges of the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein have found this type of claim is no longer justified and would thus no longer form part of our law.

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  18. 's "Live" Match CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | RuggaWorld

    With both teams underperforming in this year's Currie Cup, we should expect them to step it up with only three rounds left before the play-offs. While the Cheetahs are coming off a win last weekend against the EP Kings, the Blue Bulls have suffered yet another defeat, this time at the hands of the Sharks at Loftus.It is almost a semi final from now on for the Blue Bulls if they want to make the play offs and they will have to start against the Cheetahs.

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  19. 2014 Skateboarding World Championships Return to Kimberley, South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Sys-Con Media

    World Skateboarding Grand Prix -- the leading international skateboarding event management company -- today announced the street lineup for the 2014 Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup Presented by Kumba Iron Ore. The best pro street skaters from the U.S. will join the top skateboarders from around the world to battle it out in Kimberley, South Africa October 2-5 for their share of the $500,000 prize purse, the largest single event prize purse in skateboarding.

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  20. Bok proves dreams of Peyton Place can become realRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Mail & Guardian

    It's a rainy Friday in August. Rachel Hendricks looks around her. Her eyes take in the small lounge of her renovated municipal house.

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