The government does not understand the basic principles that underpin co-operatives and is blindly ignoring their widespread collapse.
Free State Premier Ace Magashule also handed over six brand new Mercedes to Free State traditional leaders earlier in December.
The Mma Mokoenas of community health still dispense help despite having been dismissed.
Farmers are leaving in droves and land is lying fallow in the face of the worst drought in 23 years.
Scientists have been cracking the secrets of eggs laid by dinosaurs in the Free State 200-million years ago.
Exposé spurs flurry of activity, but problems remain.
Wasteful, irregular spending and incompetent finance departments led to R3.54-billion in unaccountable expenditure in the past financial year.
State officials have visited Dihlabeng and the Free State health MEC says he will follow suit.
Free State Health MEC Benny Malakoane has accused the M&G of sensationalist reporting, but warned that his department will run out of money this year.
Maritsa Balanco plans to sue Dihlabeng Hospital as she believes that lack of resources and negligent staff are responsible for her husband’s death.
Doctors say Dihlabeng hospital doesn't have the medicine and staff to help patients.
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.