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Protect your children on the internet this holiday

With the winter school holidays around the corner, teens are likely to spend more time indoors surfing the web rather than spending time outdoors. In light of Internet Safety Month, Statista reports that people aged...

Monkeypox: Frequently Asked Questions

A case of Monkeypox that was identified in South Africa on Wednesday 22 June has sparked concern among the public. The following is a list of frequently asked questions and information provided by the Centre...

On a budget? Here are SA’s cars with the best fuel economy

With the petrol price set to reach new record highs next month, cash-strapped South Africans are bracing to tighten the belt even further. Now more than ever, cars’ fuel economy has become of vital importance for...

Covid-19: Mask-free SA welcomed

Dominating Covid-19 news in South Africa this week was the news that masks no longer have to be worn. When South Africans woke up on Thursday, they learnt that Health Minister Joe Phaahla had ended...

#StateCapture report reveals Free State was #Guptas’ playground

The state prosecutor, Jacyntha Witbooi, has previously stated in open court that the Free State has often been looted by the Guptas, and the recent State Capture report has proven the statement to be...

Eskom warns of intensified power cuts following staff protests

Eskom has warned that stage two load shedding will increase after several employees downed tools in what appears to be unprotected strike action following a deadlock in wage negotiations on Tuesday. Over the past 24...

Checkers recipe: Hearty Pot roasted Brisket

Makes this delicious recipe INGREDIENTS 1,4kg brisket 50ml olive oil 2ea red onions, sliced 3ea garlic cloves, crushed 15ml ground coriander (or crushed) 15ml ground cumin 15ml sweet paprika 500ml chicken stock 125ml balsamic vinegar 1x fresh lemon juice and zest 1x small bunch of parsley,...

Schools/Skole: 23 June 2022

Eunice Primary excels in netball The under-13 side are the Free State Champs for the season. They are the best side in the Free State in the B League. Tralies presteer by VS kampioenskappe Die skool se...

Pencil in: 23 June 2022

24 Junie: Boere opskop met Thys die Bosveldklong om 18:30 by The Birdcage and Music and Beer Garden. Kaartjies kos R50 elk. 24 June: Dodo and Michael Lindt tree om 19:00 by The Buffalo op. 24...

Crossing borders through music

It is often said that music is a universal language. For a Bloemfontein DJ who has played on the international club scene, this is something he knows all too well. Bloemfontein Courant spoke to...

Help to Bless-a-Baby in Bloemfontein

“Total bags delivered from March 2018 to present: 1714.” This is according to Tarien Maritz, the founder of Bless-a-Baby Bloemfontein, who together with volunteers fill beautifully, handmade nappy bags with the necessary toiletries for...

Bitter pil om te sluk vir die Cheetahs

Die Toyota Stadion in Bloemfontein was Saterdag na die eindfluitjie vir die Curriebeker halfeindstryd tussen die Cheetahs en Poemas doodstil. As gevolg van 'n drie in die doodsnikke van die halfeindstryd deur die reserwe...

Oranje maak hul stem weer dik in netbal

Die Hoër Meisieskool Oranje in Bloemfontein se vyf A-netbalspanne het vanjaar hulle stemme behoorlik dik gemaak deurdat hulle almal onder die top-twee spanne in die Vrystaat geeindig het. Sodoende het die spanne almal vir...

Farm School a beacon of hope in community

Eersteling Primary School is a small farm school in Kelly’s View just outside Bloemfontein, which caters for children from farms in the surrounding area. The principal, Nicolene Disebo Molatuli, says the school strives to...

Bloemfontein somatologie student wen goud

Chazney Jacobus, ‘n tweedejaar Somatologiestudent aan die Sentrale Universiteit vir Tegnologie (SUT), het ‘n eerste plek in die Nasionale Worldskills-kompetisie verower. Sy het die Vrystaat in Camelot, Umhlanga, verteenwoordig en in die Nael- en...

Opening date set for South bridge and road

A date for the much-anticipated opening of the bridge and road in the Southern parts of the City has finally been announced by the Mangaung Metro Municipality (MMM). According to the Metro’s spokesperson, Qondile Khedama,...

Oom Jan se stem stil na 17 jaar

Bella Casa Trattoria Restaurant se Facebookinskrywing lees: “RIV Jan de Beer. Jy het ons Vrydagmiddag verlaat na ‘n harde maar vinnige stryd teen kanker. Jy was ‘n karakter! Jy het vir 17 jaar met...

Non-collection of refuse leaves City filthy

Issues around service delivery in the Mangaung Metro Municipality seem to be escalating with uncollected refuse piling up on the pavements of the City. Driving through what is meant to be the City of Roses...