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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...

Destea invites applications from young FS entrepreneurs

The Free State Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (Destea) has opened applications for this current financial year and is...

Freedom Charter celebrated

The Free State MEC for the Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (Destea), Makalo Mohale, gave the annul Freedom Charter...

FS enterprises showcase at SAITEX

Small businesses should use the many opportunities accessible to them to ensure that they become job creators and not job seekers. These are the...

FS hosts two-day Youth Expo

The Free State Government will be hosting the Free State Youth Expo from 27 to 28 June 2019 at the Dr Rantlai Molemela Stadium...

Mini mall to be built in Freedom Square

Mangaung Metro Municipality has recognised an area in Freedom Square, Bloemfontein, as a prime spot for business development. Executive Mayor, Olly Mlamleli, spoke to...

Destea marches against alcohol abuse

The Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (Destea), took to the streets of Mangaung this morning to march against alcohol...

Agro processors pitch to fund their businesses

When Bheki Mdelwa and Lucky Sithole of Kweli Meats decided to take their chances at the third and final leg of the Agro-processing Pitching...

World Consumer Rights Day 2019 to be celebrated in Sasolburg

“Trusted Smart Products”. That is the theme for this year’s World Consumer Rights Day, which will be celebrated by the Free State Department of...

Bloemfontein’s hospitality celebrated at awards

Bloemfontein hotels, guesthouses and lodges were celebrated for their exceptional hospitality at the Lilizela Tourism Awards ceremony. The winners of the night varied from...

Three entrepreneurs take away R1 million in prizes

Three lucky agro-processing entrepreneurs walked away with cash prizes totalling R1 million to contribute to their business needs thanks to the Free State Department...

Discovery of alien and highly invasive freshwater crayfish in FS Goldfields

The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) is working closely with the Free State Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (FS...

Department of Environmental Affairs and DESTEA hold workshop on Climate Change...

The Department of Environmental Affairs, in collaboration with the Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (DESTEA), hosted a workshop on...

Pitching competition puts focus on Agro-Processing in FS

Agro-processing in the Free State took centre stage as 12e entrepreneurs vied for the top three spots in the Agro-Processing Funding Programme in a...

Mangaung needs more social entrepreneurs – Mlamleli

There has been much debate over the last four years on how 'social entrepreneurship' can be defined in South Africa. The general meaning of this...

FS government encourages people to start businesses

Destea has launched a project in Parys, Free State, that will now empower young entrepreneurs and women to start their own businesses. The spokesperson for...

Only 7% of factories in FS occupied since 1994

Investment in the Free State textile industry has dropped sharply since the dawn of democracy in 1994. This is according to Dr Mbulelo Nokwequ,...