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gogo Sesenyana Lizzy Moeng with Carol Mokobe from the Office of the Premier and her son Obotseng Moeng. PHOTO dumelangmedia

To get to 101 years, don't drink booze

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 14 November 2016  -  319 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein - in the 101 years she has lived, gogo Sesenyana Lizzy Moeng has never had a taste of liquor touch her lips. The beautiful mother of 10 children, 16 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and eight great great grandchildren was born on 13 July 1915. Born in the Bishop Glen district in... Read Article

Bold Moves 198 bring jazzy feel to Cherry Fest

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 November 2016  -  380 Views  -  0 Comments
FICKSBURG – Established  in 2007,  a company known as Bold Moves 198 has gone on to become a household name almost synonymous with the Cherry Festival. Founded and owned by two female entrepreneurs, Seipati Lebusa Mbiwe and Seithati Monyaki, the company specialises in services such as project... Read Article

Mo takes photography to next level

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 November 2016  -  548 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - At only 23 years old, Monica Matli, otherwise known as Mo, is making her mark in the visual art of photography. Born in Carltonville, she moved quite frequently as a child but is now based in Bloemfontein. Mo is currently doing her third year in photography at the Central University... Read Article

Mayor Tshabalala's meteoric rise

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 November 2016  -  369 Views  -  0 Comments
Maluti-A-Phofung (MAP) Executive Mayor, Vusimusi Tshabalala is a man with a vision of a progressive and developed municipality. He aims to prioritize agriculture,  supporting of SMMEs, sports, tourism, service delivery and public safety, transport and security to entice and consolidate investment... Read Article

MAP choir shoots gospel video

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 November 2016  -  242 Views  -  0 Comments
QWAQWA - A choral group from Maluti-A_Phofung (MAP), which was formed last year under the guidance of Mayor Vusimusi Tshabalala, has just completed shooting a video for one of their songs. The group’s gospel choir master of MAP choral, Marco Sithole, said he could not believe the miracle God has... Read Article

Flower Festival to brighten Parys

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 November 2016  -  579 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - The inaugural Flower Festival, the first of its kind to be held in South Africa, is set to dazzle the resort town of Parys with a bouquet of colour and enchanting scents. People are expected to flock from every corner of the country to descend on the Free State province for an... Read Article

Rose Festival blooms into life

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 October 2016  -  325 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - The three-day Mangaung Rose Festival which officially blossoms into life today in the City of Roses promises an out-of-the-ordinary experience for the whole family. The festival, which was started as a way to market Bloemfontein to the world, will run from the October 14th to October... Read Article

Coming together through art and craft

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 14 October 2016  -  412 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Macufe is one of the biggest festivals in the land and it has endless opportunities for young entrepreneurs and artists to showcase their talent. Macufe Arts and Crafts is hosted under a single massive marquee with stalls for every registered business to showcase their works and runs... Read Article

Literary club hosts storytelling picnic for kids

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 October 2016  -  331 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - The Military Museum on Oliver Tambo Street was turned into a colourful park to accommodate the second annual Mokete Storytelling Picnic by Charmza Literary Club. The event, meant to entertain little ones between the ages of four to 12 years, ran from Tuesday 4 October to Thursday 6... Read Article

Taona becomes master of her own craft

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 October 2016  -  293 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN- A person can never go wrong with a right mindset and Cecilia Taoana, amongst many, is living proof of that. Not everyone who loves business or has an idea of what they would love to venture in succeeds in doing it.  It takes patience, drive and determination for a person to start a... Read Article

Family-run farm sustains itself through innovation

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 October 2016  -  447 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein - When Ivann Topkins had to drop out of his tertiary educational institution, due to a lack of finances, his family turned to the one thing they were all familiar with to make ends meet.  "We left Bloemfontein and moved to our farm in Oppermansgronde in Letsemeng Municipality where we... Read Article

Couple turn animal skin into designer accessories

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 October 2016  -  296 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein - With a tag-line like "Real attire for real people," it's no wonder shoes and accessories by Roseta Designs drew much attention at the second annual Free State Global Investors Trade Bridge on Monday, 3 October. The husband and wife duo from Fauna use anything from crocodile skin,... Read Article

Happy birthday Ma Winnie

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 September 2016  -  347 Views  -  0 Comments
Struggle stalwart, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, says she plans to lead a campaign to assist the widows and orphans who lost family members during the 2012 Marikana killings.Forty four people including 34 miners, police officers and security guards lost their lives during an unprotected strike at... Read Article

MTN kills Mobile Money

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 September 2016  -  347 Views  -  0 Comments
Four months after rival Vodacom South Africa pulled the plug on its mobile payments platform M-Pesa, MTN South Africa is doing the same with its Mobile Money offering.The move by MTN comes just two weeks after news emerged that it had stopped signing up new Mobile Money customers in order to study... Read Article

Walking a mile in others' shoes

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 September 2016  -  301 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Management and staff member of the Motheo TVET College got an opportunity to step into the shoes of their disabled students during the Casual Day celebrations held on Friday 9 September. According to the organiser of the event, Annah Ntlhokoa, who is a disability officer at the... Read Article

Businesswomen challenged to assist others

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 September 2016  -  285 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Internationally renowned local business mogul and philanthropist, Dr Anna Mokgokong, has challenged other businesswomen to open doors for other women if the economic landscape is to be redefined. Mokgokong said although women have made strides in the academic field, males are still... Read Article

Hotel hosts High Tea to uplift women

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 16 September 2016  -  287 Views  -  0 Comments
THABA NCHU - The ladies of Thaba Nchu, a small township 60 kilometres outside Bloemfontein and other surrounding areas will be treated to the second annual High Tea to be held at Thaba Nchu Sun Hotel and Casino on Saturday 17 September under the theme: “The Mad Hatter”. The top class event, which... Read Article
 Apple unveiled its new water and dust-resistant iPhone 7 with high-resolution cameras and said a Super Mario game was coming to the new phone and Pokemon Go would feature on its upgraded Apple Watch.

Apple iPhone 7 unveiled

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 09 September 2016  -  537 Views  -  0 Comments
The excitement at the Bill Graham auditorium in San Francisco was not matched on Wall Street as Apple's stock spent most of the session in negative territory before briefly showing small gains.The world's best-known technology company said the iPhone 7 would have one, zooming 12-megapixel camera.... Read Article

Greenfingers point in the right direction

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 09 September 2016  -  374 Views  -  0 Comments
The Greenfingers agro-processing project on the outskirts of Bloemfontein, in Bloemspruit area produces the best bottled beetroot and mouth-watering relish made from freshly harvested tomatoes. This project was started by owner, Mpho Ntema in 1995. “It takes a brave, courageous and bold woman,... Read Article

Meet Bloem's daring woman fire fighter

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 02 September 2016  -  403 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN- Most young women don’t like taking chances by being involved in risky jobs but Bontle Tshipa is not one of them. Passionate about extinguishing fires, Bontle has been a fire fighter in the Mangaung Metro Municipality for the past five years. Born and bred in Batho location in... Read Article

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