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Tourism industry hardest hit by Covid-19

The national lockdown has brought about strain on various industries in the country but one of the hardest hit is the tourism industry. Even...

Destea announces local economy recovery plan

Covid-19 economic recovery plans have been announced by the Free State Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs earlier today. These...

Businessman arrested for selling lockdown permits

A businessman was arrested for copying and selling lockdown certificates in Boshof this week. During a provincial crackdown on noncompliant businesses while under the...

Destea busts shops for overpricing

As part of the national effort to ensure that businesses stick to Covid-19 Disaster Management Regulations, MEC of the Department of Economic, Small Business...

FS Destea taking steps to contain Covid-19

The Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (Destea) in the Free State has issued a statement expressing that they are...

Applications for funding in FS Wildlife sector open

The Free State Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (DESTEA) are encouraging SMMEs and Cooperatives in the wildlife sector across...

Free State looks to Turkey for investments

A team from the Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs in the Free State (Destea) has wrapped up a nine...

Destea warns against fake education institutions

As the school year begins many young people are eager to get into good tertiary institutions, however, this time of year is rife with...

Virginia gets own liquefied gas plant

The Free State Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (Destea) MEC, Makalo Mohale led a delegation of government officials at...

FS ventures into the cannabis industry

The Free State considers the cannabis industry to be a great opportunity for it to grow its economy. This is according to Thuso Ramaema,...

FS 2019 Investment Prospectus launched

More than 250 investors participated in the inaugural Free State Investment Conference. This conference is part of the national drive to improve foreign direct...

Bloem hosts Cannabis Expo

Cannabis business leaders, scientists, technology experts and influencers are preparing to meet at Urth Garden Centre in Bloemfontein for the 2019 Cannabis Expo that...

FS MEC wants number of liquor outlets reduced

The Free State MEC of Police, Roads and Transport, Sam Mashinini is currently engaging with a number of stakeholders, to have the number of...

FS Destea MEC weighs in briefly on FDC/VBS raid

The Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (Destea) says it will continue to comply with the Hawks’ investigation into the...

Local tourism businesses win at Lilizela Awards

Local businesses in the tourism industry were recognised for their excellence at the 2019 Lilizela Tourism Awards, this week. Bloemfontein accommodation establishments such as...

FS government wants to help stokvels

The department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs invites chairpersons and secretaries of stokvels across the Free State Province to a...

Destea to promote FS tourism this month

Despite an abundance of natural attractions, historical sites and scenic beauty, residents in the Free State do not travel within their province. The majority...

FS province searches for answers to social ills issues

The Free State provincial government, including various departments, will scrutinise some of the deeply rooted social ills among others issues that continue to plague...