Three municipalities face power cuts over unpaid Eskom bills, while one acting municipal manager is sentenced to six months for contempt of court.
Some of the Free State health workers charged for gathering 'illegally' after a services protest accept a plea bargain, but the rest will soldier on.
Free State healthcare workers say they are being punished for having dared to defy health MEC Benny Malakoane publicly.
The Free State R74 highway fiasco hit businesses, cost jobs and caused a slump in the local market
Community workers are twiddling their thumbs while the state drags its heels on a new strategy, writes Mia Malan.
Health activist group TAC takes Benny Malakoane and others to court for allegedly giving a dying woman's hospital bed to an ANC official.
Activists have expressed frustration at the corruption trial of Free State MEC Benny Malakoane being postponed for the fifth time.
The besieged MEC says the fact that protesters are still alive is proof of Free State health’s good work.
The Free State health department has cast doubt on the quality of a new drug shortages report.
The pressure group has accused the Free State’s health MEC of being behind the intimidation.
Ill residents may suffer most after the axing of Free State community health workers.
The province's embattled health department is due to investigate a hospital after critical medical supplies were found stored in a transit site.
The province's health MEC has condemned the slogans marchers on the department have been chanting, calling them insulting and inappropriate.
In a TAC march, workers in the province's crisis-hit health sector say they will hold a night vigil every Wednesday until demands are met.
A budget spending monitoring forum says the department is on the verge of collapse and is R700-million in debt.
The HIV lobby group says over 100 of its community healthcare workers have been arrested in Bloemfontein after a night vigil sit-in.
Appalling conditions in Free State hospitals reveal a health care system that seems to be corrupt from top to bottom.
Acts such as Malakoane's go beyond nepotism. They are simply the crudest and cruellest form of political arrogance and corruption.