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Applications open for Google for Startups Black Founders Fund for Africa

Google has announced that applications for the second cohort of the Google for Startup Black Founders Fund (BFF) for Africa are now open. Following the...

Bfn DJ to take over Africa

A Bloemfontein born female DJ is set to take over Africa within the next four months with her Africa Tour. Tshegofatso Petlhu, aka DJ...

Africa Day: ‘We are free and independent states’ – Ramaphosa

Africa needs its own independence and “we want to help ourselves and not be told what is good for us”. The Citizen reports, this is...

Ramaphosa: Vaccines must be available to all, not just highest bidders

President Cyril Ramaphosa has, in his latest letter, called on South Africans and civil society organisations to support the country’s proposal to the World Trade...

The factory of the future

As the Centre for Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing (CRPM), located at the Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) in Bloemfontein celebrates 21 years...

Expedition Africa

The 560-km Expedition Africa Adventure race kicked off on 18 May and will continue until 27 May. Kinetic Events Africa is once again providing...

WATCH: Somerset West man wields cross at Buchan gathering

A man from Somerset West in Western Cape has been carrying a cross wherever he goes for the past two years. Bert Human wielded his...

Today in History: 26 September

2004  Nelson Mandela is voted the greatest South African. Former SA president and long serving political prisoner, Mandela was voted the Greatest South African in...

Today, 31 years ago, WHO declared HIV/Aids a worldwide epidemic

The World Health Organisation (WHO), declared HIV/Aids as a worldwide epidemic on 13 September 1985. It is still unknown and there are only speculations...

Kruger animals becoming meat for starving neighbours

This is a story about too much hippo poo in the Kruger National Park, hungry neighbours and rain that just won’t fall. It’s also...

Africa Month celebrations go well in the Free State

Over a thousand people gathered at Pacofs to celebrate Africa Month on Tuesday. Free State Legislature Speaker, Mamiki Qabathe, led the celebrations through her key...

One year since deadly Ebola outbreak

THANDI XABA Known to be one of the deadliest killers Africa has seen, March 22nd marks the first reported outbreak of the Ebola virus a...

Today in History: 7th November

Historical Events: • 1988: Nobel Peace Prize winner Mother Teresa of Calcutta arrives in South Africa to establish a foundation of her order. • 2000: Hillary Rodham Clinton...

CUT researchers offer an African perspective on the international front

Preliminery members of the African chapter group at Seattle-Washington

Today in History: 2nd May

Historical Events: • 1980: Pope John Paul II visits Africa. • 1847: Sabbath famine. • 1976: SA signs a treaty with Israel amending the extradition treaty. • 1984: Four ANC members are...