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Thobile Mushwana society

Mushwana looks to positively impact society

Play Your Part ambassador Thobile Mushwana says he has always had the desire to make a long-term impact on society which will leave a...
miss heritage free state

Miss Heritage Free State talks about discovering her identity

Play Your Part ambassador Reabetswe Mabine says celebrating your heritage is more than just your attire and your cultural norms. Melissa Javan Reabetswe Mabine, Miss Heritage...

The Free State, South Africa’s heartland

Lying in the heart of South Africa, the Free State's rolling farmlands make it the breadbasket of South Africa. It is a province with...

Taking polo to disadvantaged kids

Polo, usually a sport of the privileged, is now being taken to underprivileged communities in the Free State. (Image: Poloafrica) With 60 ponies on...

Open Dialogue in Support of 16 Days of Activism

Johannesburg, Wednesday 25 November 2015 - In support of 16 Days of Activism, Brand South Africa is partnering with Lesedi Fm to host an...
Free State Crinums crowned SA netball champs

Free State Crinums crowned SA netball champs

The Free State Crinums held their nerve against the Gauteng North Jaguars in a thrilling final to win the inaugural Brutal Fruit Netball Cup, the first semi- professional netball competition in South Africa's history, held in Pretoria at the weekend.
Free State chicken project empowers community

Free State chicken project empowers community

Grain Field Chickens, with the help of R130-million in state backing, has boosted its production from 9 000 to 130 000 chickens a day since 2012, while creating over 1 000 new jobs for people in around Reitz in South Africa's Free State province.
Google invests in SA renewable energy

US funding for SA solar project secured

US firm SunEdison has secured R1.8-billion ($185-million) in development finance for the 60 MW Boshof Solar Park project in the Free State province - the first project in the country's renewable energy programme that will be fitted with photovoltaic modules manufactured in South Africa.

Investing in the Free State

The Free State is one of the world's largest gold producers, with mining the major employer. Its other major economic activity is agriculture. It is also a leader in the chemicals industry, being home to the giant synthetic-fuels company Sasol.
Wild cheetahs return to the Free State

Wild cheetahs return to the Free State

The cheetah, South Africa's second-most threatened carnivore, has returned to the country's Free State province for the first time in 100 years with the reintroduction of two male cheetahs at the Laohu Valley Reserve assisted by the Endangered Wildlife Trust.