MY ELECTIONS DIARY | Welkom to the pothole province
Some parts of the Free State are so bad it’s hard to tell a ‘tarred’ stretch of road from a gravel one
If you attended the ANC national elective conference in Bloemfontein in 2012, and had never been back until today, you would be forgiven for thinking you are in a different place.
Such is the state of decay of the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality — and the whole of Free State — over the past decade or so.
The city’s road infrastructure is one of the worst you can find in any of the eight metropolises in the country...