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Ficksburg man overrides disability

By Babalwa Maseme Living with a disability should not limit one from achieving their dreams. This is the principle that has spurred 63 year old Paul Sellane to rise above his lack of sight, and do something meaningful with his life. While many visually impaired people resign to begging at …

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Feeding families by sitting ….. on nothing!

By Chamu Wilson A 26 year old man hailing from Sebokeng has found a way of tricking the force of gravity by comfortably sitting in thin air with nothing, well, seemingly nothing, supporting his weight. The unmistakable look of awe on the face of onlookers as the brain registers that …

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Music legend dies

Legendary Zimbabwean musician, Oliver Mtukudzi, has died. Tuku, as his legion of fans affectionately called him, passed on at around 1400Hrs on Wednesday (23 Jan) at Avenues Clinic, a private hospital in Harare after suffering from heart complications since December last year. He was 66. A true musical genius whose …

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Contest seeks to nurture environmental awareness

New Trends Reporter The hunt is on for the crowning of the first environmental pageant winners in South Africa with a total of 35 contestants vying for honours in five categories, come April 27. The unique pageant, a brainchild of TML Models Academy, seeks to increase environmental awareness among the …

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Disability Arts Festival kicks off in Bloem

The 2018 Disability Arts Festival kicked off yesterday (Thursday) with a workshop for artists living with disabilities at Pacofs in Bloemfontein. The five-day festival is hosted by the Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR) and seeks to create a platform for the celebration of various talents …

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Homebrew leaves mark on arts landscape

The Homebrew Programme, which ran parallel to the recently concluded 10-day annual Mangaung African Cultural Festival (MACUFE), has been described as a resounding success. Hosted by the Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR) in partnership with the national Department of Arts and Culture, the Homebrew Programme …

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Margo rocks in Afro

By Justine Fortuin                                                                        – Breaking the status quo among the young and challenging them to …

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Hou lauded for Miss Plus World success

Staff Reporter                            – South African Miss Plus Size model, Dipolelo Alice Hou, broke into uncharted waters when she bagged three titles at the 2018 Miss Plus World contest held in Atlanta Georgia from 25-27 July. The 35-year …

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