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SAHRC appointments new CEO

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has appointed Vusumuzi Mkhize as its Chief Executive Officer, effective Monday 27 March. According to the commission, Mkhize...

Orange Day to raise awareness of gender-based violence

The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture, and Recreation is set to launch an Orange Day campaign in support of the national Gender-based...

Macufe goes ahead despite court judgment

The Free State's Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation says the province’s biggest festival will go ahead as planned as the judgment does...

Will #Macufe 2022 continue as planned?

With judgment being reserved by the Bloemfontein High Court in the battle between who deserves to be the service provider for the Mangaung African...

Macufe Homebrew to boost local talent

The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture, and Recreation (DSACR) will stage the 2022 Mangaung African Cultural Festival (Macufe). The Homebrew programme will...

Macufe preparations under way as festival draws closer

Preparations for the 2022 edition of the Mangaung African Cultural Festival (Macufe) are ongoing as the Macufe Steering Committee has been set up to...

FS Sport Awards back after pandemic slum

The Free State Sport Awards are back following a two-year hiatus as a result of the pandemic and nominations are open until 31 July. The...

Winter school tournament returns

The Winter School Sports Championships are set to be re-staged after a two-year break due to the scourge of the Covid-19 pandemic. According to a...

FS department steadfast about renaming Brandfort

The Free State MEC for Sport, Arts, and Culture has told detractors and those opposed to changing the name of Brandfort in honour of...

Heritage and Tourism month celebrated in FS

The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR) together with the Caledon River Museum in Mofulatshepe, Smithfield will celebrate the month...

Young duathlon athlete excited about new bicycle

Tshediso Lephaila, a 15-year-old athlete from Dr Böhmer Secondary School in Bloemfontein, has received a sponsorship of cycling equipment consisting of a bike, helmet,...

Kiddies Freedom Day workshops

The Oliewenhuis Arts Museum in Bloemfontein invites all kiddies for holiday workshops in celebration of Freedom Day 2021. The workshops will run from 29 to...

Closing date for Covid-19 second wave relief fund extended

The Free State Sport Confederation, on behalf of the Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, has extended the closing date of...

FS towns to be renamed

A few towns and areas in the Free State will soon be renamed. According to the Arts, Culture and Recreation MEC, Limakatso Mahasa, Brandfort and...

FS government flirts with idea of virtual Macufe

The Free State Provincial Government is looking into the possibility of a virtual version of the Mangaung African Cultural Festival (Macufe) to help local...

Premier intervenes in Pacofs fiasco

As the Performing Arts Centre of the Free State's (Pacofs) sit-in by artists nears the 10-day mark, Premier Sefora Ntombela said the Minister of...

FS author wins poetry award

Moshe Samuel Sekhobo, Free State author and poet, is the Avbob Poetry Competition award winner of 2019/2020. The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture...

Basotho New Year celebrated

In August the Basotho normally celebrate the New Year. This is annually done in recognition of nature’s way of giving way to new life...