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Transport Minister visiting FS, Macufe traffic report to be released

The Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, is today bringing his department’s Arrive Alive Road Safety Campaign to the Free State, where he will also...

FS premier toured Bloemfontein on open bus

The Free State Premier, Sisi Ntombela, toured Bloemfontein with an entourage on an open bus to interact with revellers in the City of Roses...

#Macufe, so far so good – FS Police

No major incidents of criminal activities have been reported at police stations in Bloemfontein thus far since the start of Macufe on Friday night. This...

#Macufe ‘not going anywhere’

Despite the fierce criticism by the opposition parties against the controversial Macufe festival, the event will continue to be held annually. The Free State MEC...

MACUFE to be more culturally diverse

This year’s Mangaung African Cultural Festival (Macufe) will prioritise diversification of cultures. This is according to Free State Premier, Sisi Ntombela, during the State...

Jazz it up at Vrystaat Arts Festival

If jazz soul and blues is your type of music, then you are in for a delightful musical treat at this year's Vrystaat Arts...

Opposition raises questions over #Macufe

Questions regarding the annual Mangaung Arts and Culture Festival (Macufe) are mounting. This, as opposition parties in the Free State Legislature demands answers as to...

Young comedian gives back

Ofentse Vinger from Rocklands, Mangaung, is not only a comedian, student and motivational speaker but also a burgeoning humanitarian through his sanitary towels initiative. The...

Watch: Brandy sa Masele!

American singer, songwriter, record producer and actress, Brandy Rayana Norwood, known professionally by her mononym Brandy, had the audience singing along as she performed...

Partnership to fast-track tourism in FS

The Central University of Technology (CUT) in the Free State, together with the Free State Gambling, Liquor and Tourism Authority (FSGLTA), entered into a...

Prolific playwright and actor dies

The Mangaung community received news that another one of its pioneers of arts in the province has passed away. Playwright, actor and former Macufe...

MEC to discuss flower festival

MEC for Police, Roads and Transport, Sam Mashinini, will be hosting a meeting in Parys today, to talk about the anual Free State Madeira...

Macufe is not dead: FS SACR retorts!

Despite growing calls from various members of the public that the Free State's largest festival, Macufe, has lost its appeal, the provincial Department of...

‘Go back to basics’ with Macufe

"Macufe is dead." This is according to media personality and former producer at PowerFM, Bangi Msikinya, who cited the lack of event marketing, the...

Traffic officials ready for Macufe weekend

It’s all systems go in Mangaung as traffic officials are sharp and ready to tackle the masses that will be in Bloemfontein ahead one...

Relax, Sechaba Braai didn’t burn down

Contrary to reports on social media which are making the rounds, popular hang-out spot, Sechaba Butchery in Phahameng, did not burn down. Manager of the...

Two decades of culture festivities

The Mangaung African Cultural Festival (Macufe), one of the most popular cultural festivals hosted in central South Africa, is celebrating a historical landmark of...

Hectic weekend ahead

If you have ever thought that nothing ever happens in the City of Roses, you should definitely be in Bloem this weekend! To kick off...