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Taona becomes master of her own craft

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 07 October 2016  -  385 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  -  611 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  -  435 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  -  474 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  -  447 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  -  405 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  -  474 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  -  460 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  -  674 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  -  532 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  -  564 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

Windmill pays tribute to winning women

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 02 September 2016  -  570 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Ending the celebration of Women’s Month, the Windmill Casino and Entertainment Centre also contributed in celebrating women in their own way last Saturday. This event is held annually and this year's theme was ‘Winning Women’ Speaking to the Gaming Manager, who was the one the... Read Article

Fairytale initiative turns matric dance dreams into realities

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 02 September 2016  -  553 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - The matric farewell dance is one of the most anticipated events by most grade 12 learners in the country. Many plan for this night from the moment they step into the high school yard and equate it to their wedding or graduation day. Unfortunately, many parents struggle to fund the... Read Article

Spring boosts flower sales

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 02 September 2016  -  390 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Floral businesswomen aim to please flower lovers across Bloemfontein during this spring season to brighten their homes and their hearts. Spring is a season where plants blossom to show the beauty of the countryside especially, Bloemfontein, a city normally referred to as the City of... Read Article

Men attend wellness indaba with a difference

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 26 August 2016  -  404 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - About 200 male officials attended the Free State provincial treasury Men Wellness Indaba held at the OR Tambo building on Wednesday 24 August.The purpose of the event was to give male officials a chance to discuss issues affecting men in the work place and in communities as well.... Read Article

Joyce's green passion grows into big business

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 26 August 2016  -  460 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - When Joyce Mofokeng (32) from Lakeview Plot found herself jobless back in 2011, she remembered the one thing that always kept her happy and excited - gardening. Clad in her gardening gear, she delved in to see if her fingers were still 'green'. “I started planting spinach on a 0,14... Read Article

Tebz cooking his way to success

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 26 August 2016  -  428 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - As if to prove correct the old adage that disability does not mean inability, a 29-year-old Bloemfontein man is fast making his culinary prowess felt in the hospitality industry. Tebogo Masopye, who says his mother is the inspiration behind his love for cooking and baking, has not... Read Article

"Hard work pays off" - Pageant judge

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 August 2016  -  549 Views  -  0 Comments
Co-owner of the Thabo Mofutsanyana Talent Agency and Academy (TMTAA), Lebohang Miya (24), will be one of the judges in the Miss and Mr Glamorous pageant event in QwaQwa. The pageant will  be hosted by Rethabile Maboee Creation (RMC) on the 24 September 2016 at de Bult Jazz club. Miya, who hails... Read Article

Keeping the potjiekos's fires burning

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 August 2016  -  431 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - A “Potjiekos” (pot food) has been a part of the South African culture for years since the first settlement in the Cape. Food is cooked in a three-legged black cast-iron pot over an open fire. The practice was made popular by the pioneer settlers who came to the Cape in the 1950s.... Read Article

Fun walk encourages women to reach their goals

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 12 August 2016  -  518 Views  -  0 Comments
Qwaqwa - In celebration of the National Women's Day, the well-known queen of hip hop music in Qwaqwa, Nonhlanhla Qwabe, hosted a Fun Walk on Saturday. The event in Phuthaditjhaba, Qwaqwa was attended by hundreds of Maluti-A-Phofung residents from Qwaqwa, Harrismith and Kestrel while others were... Read Article