For all official information and updates regarding COVID-19, visit the South African Department of Health's website at

Home » Posts Tagged "Welkom"

Tag Archives: Welkom


Free State police arrest 15 rival members of IJP and Al Qaeda gangs

16 March 2020, 6:21 PM

Police in Welkom in the Free State have arrested 15 rival members of the IJP and Al Qaeda gangs. This follows the murder of a 69-year-old woman and attacks on three other people at a house in Welkom.

Steam rises from the cooling towers of Matla Power Station, a coal-fired power plant operated by Eskom in Mpumalanga.

Free State municipality without power

28 October 2019, 6:10 AM

Police managed to recover equipment stolen from Urania power station at the Bronville scrapyard and police arrested one person in connection with the theft.

Naledi Lethoba

Community demands student murder suspect be denied bail

14 June 2019, 8:35 PM

Student organisation SASCO wants jail time for the 19 year-old suspect, accused of murdering 21 year-old Naledi Lethoba from Welkom.

A bus

RTMC dispatches team to Intercape bus crash site

20 May 2019, 9:51 PM

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) says it has dispatched a team of crash reconstruction and investigation experts to the site of the bus collision in the Free State. 

Flooding in the Free State

Free State experiences heavy rain fall

24 April 2019, 12:31 PM

More than 500 people have been evacuated to places of safety in Bronville, in Welkom.



SABC © 2020