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Viewership plunge for broadcaster

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 26 August 2016  -  317 Views  -  0 Comments
Cape Town - The SABC has been hit by a viewership plunge for several shows following abrupt local TV content moves, with the popular weekday soap 7de Laan on SABC2 shedding hundreds of thousands of viewers and SABC3 confronting a schedule disaster.On SABC3 every single one of its new local shows... Read Article

Local band back with more sugary sounds

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 26 August 2016  -  303 Views  -  0 Comments
QWAQWA - Local music outfit, The Sweet Harmonies, is back with a new single following almost a year of inactivity. The new single, titled “Owami”, is already being well received by music fans across the Free State province. The four-member band is also contemplating on releasing a 10-track album in... Read Article

A poetry jubilee to remember

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 26 August 2016  -  217 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - The Windmill Casino Stage will be set alight during the first ever Poetry Jubilee taking place on the evening of Monday, August 29. As the brainchild of well-known poet, author, playwright and puppeteer, Charmaine Kolwane Mrwebi, the event aims to revive performance poetry in the... Read Article

Search for Miss Glamorous enters final stretch

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 August 2016  -  433 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - A bevy of about sixteen beautiful finalists from different districts of the province will battle for the honour of being crowned Miss Glamorous Free State 2016 at the beginning of next month. The annual beauty pageant, of which finals take place during the annual Mangaung Arts and... Read Article

Play encourages individuals to go back to their roots

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 August 2016  -  332 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - "You'll never know where you are going unless you know where you come from," so goes the saying. This is the axiom on which Lebo Leisa based her play, 'Paleho'. Inspired by the culture and heritage of Basotho, the story is based on the life of a young girl who finds herself forced by... Read Article

Masamane shares an inspirational poetic journey

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 August 2016  -  243 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Giving up on life is not an option and that’s the message that Refilwe Masamane hopes to convey with his first literary offering, an anthology of motivational poems. Launched on the evening of Friday 12 August at the Bon Hotel in Bloemfontein, the book was inspired by the work... Read Article

Botshabelo Sunrise aim for the stars

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 12 August 2016  -  406 Views  -  0 Comments
The perfect harmony of accapella voices permeating through the dusty environs of Ladybrand farms was just the kind of inspiration that Pheneas Meheoana needed to form a musical outfit capable of holding its own against the giants in the industry. Growing up in the farms, Meheoana never imagined... Read Article

Harrismith group blaze the choral trail

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 12 August 2016  -  369 Views  -  0 Comments
HARRISMITH - St Mary's Immaculate Gospel Choir from the Intabazwe Catholic Church in Harrismith has united many people around the country by spreading the word of God through music. Lindiwe Mosikili, a conductor with the group, recently told Dumelang News that the choir has gone the extra mile to... Read Article

Lerato wins Mrs Plus Size title

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 12 August 2016  -  264 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Thirt-two-year-old Welkom-born Lerato Precious Garekoe is this year’s Mrs Plus Size is Me Free State 2016. The God fearing woman was delighted upon being crowned the new Queen. “The reason why I wanted to enter this pageant is because I wanted to move beyond the limitations and... Read Article

Mrwebi is art personified

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 12 August 2016  -  247 Views  -  0 Comments
Thaba Nchu - Growing up in the dusty streets of Selosesha Township helped plant a seed for the love and passion of the arts in the hardworking Charmaine ‘Charmza’ Kolwane Mrwebi. The writer, publisher, poet and puppeteer all rolled into one package, told Dumelang News that she knew she would end up... Read Article

Walking the path of life with Charles Dunn

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 29 July 2016  -  382 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein - Shaun seems to have the winning formula to life; a promising professional football career, the love of his life, Mbali, and their beautiful child. It almost feels like nothing can go wrong for him, until it actually does. His perfect life spirals out of control as he is drawn into a... Read Article

Ps Mabe releases album

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 29 July 2016  -  332 Views  -  0 Comments
And his amazing presence draws the people to him. The senior pastor of the Kingdom Invasion Ministry in Qwaqwa released his third album Ntaele Morena. He told The People's Paper that he wanted to take Mzansi gospel music to the next level with his album. "I call out to all pastors out there to not... Read Article

Spirit of 'fees' creates unity

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 15 July 2016  -  337 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - The annual Vryfees, which officially kicked off from July 11, will attempt to create more unity amongst locals at the University of the Free State, before it is to end this coming Monday, July 16. Students have described the ongoings so far as a feast for the senses. The campus has... Read Article

Seasoned Sesotho poet still enthrals audiences

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 June 2016  -  643 Views  -  0 Comments
Lesika wa ha Dipholo is a known Sesotho poet in the province residing at Mphatlalatsane Village in Qwaqwa reciting all of his poems in Sesotho to the delight of his audience.  He started reciting poetry in the late 90s with the group called Mailangwathelwa where audience fell in love with his art... Read Article

Manager Sues Chris Beat Me to a Pulp

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 June 2016  -  379 Views  -  0 Comments
Chris Brown has more legal woes; the guy he hired to rehabilitate his image after the Rihanna beating is now suing Chris for allegedly doing the same to him. Mike G claims he was hired in 2012 not only to change Brown's image but to get him out of debt and off drugs. Mike G says he did well by... Read Article

DSACR to host Choral Eisteddfod

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 24 June 2016  -  221 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - It is going to be glamour and glitz at Sand Du Plessis Theatre on Saturday 26 June in Bloemfontein as local choirs belt it out at the glittering Eisteddfod, the Provincial Choir Festival. The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation will be hosting an inaugural... Read Article

Generations: The Legacy back at number one

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 17 June 2016  -  408 Views  -  0 Comments
The viewers have spoken! Generations: The Legacy is South Africa's most watched TV show. According to the latest TAMS ratings, the popular SABC 1 soapie, which stars Connie Ferguson, Vusi Kunene, Rapulana Seiphemo, and others, had the highest number of viewers in May - just over eight million... Read Article

The search is on for the next Miss Glamorous Free State

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 17 June 2016  -  1,129 View  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - The presentation for the annual Miss Glamorous Free State beauty pageant, which forms part of the annual (MACUFE) Mangaung Arts and Cultural Festival to be held later this year, is finally underway. This year’s much awaited beauty pageant event will be held on  1 October 2016 in... Read Article
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Author airs out dirty laundry in new book

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 17 June 2016  -  409 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein - Infatuation, love, sex, breaks ups and make ups are some of the interesting topics Mpho Matsitle delves into in his debut book, Celibacy and Other Cute Little Things. The 28-year-old accounting graduate from the University of the Free State told Dumelang News that the collection of... Read Article

DJ Sbu ecstatic with radio return

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 10 June 2016  -  423 Views  -  0 Comments
DJ Sbu is set to make his comeback from July 1 when he hosts the first radio show in South Africa to be broadcast simultaneously on four separate platforms. It was announced on Thursday that the popular radio and TV personality will be hosting a morning show called DJ Sbu Breakfast that will be... Read Article

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