April 22, 2018


Formula 1 cocoons promise comfort


Photo on the left: New concept launched … The ribbon is cut on a bright new endeavour for Formula 1. As one of the best budget options available to weary travellers in South Africa, the Formula 1 hotel in Bloemfontein now boasts a crisp new look. The hotel group unveiled the “cocoon” concept room, which received the Best Interior Design award at the 2008 European Hotel Design Awards and was awarded the Business Janus label, last Friday. Specially designed for light packers, Formula 1 rooms are small but designed to create the sense of space with touches of fresh lime…

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From comrades, wannabees to rampant students


Seems wishes do come true. After weeks of being plagued by a party drought, a party shower finally arrived on Bloem. You’ve gotta love month-end. Your Queen was spoiled for choice with party invites coming at her from left, right, and centre. The entertaining week kicked off with real panache at the premier of Unbreakable Thread at the Sand du Plessis Theatre. The comrades came in numbers and it felt a bit like a struggle reunion. MECs Dukwana and Qabathe, as well as High Court judge Jerome Basil were in high spirits, while William Maspala made himself at home at…

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Hip-hop artists one step closer to Usher


Keep holding thumbs … Big Size and Mo Klaasic may just be performing alongside R‘n’B Usher. Local talent Big Size and Mo Klaasic are one step closer to performing alongside R‘n’B Usher when he tours South Africa later this year. The two got the nod from the judges during the regional semi-finals of the competition held in Bloemfontein. Only the best … Hip-hop group Teargas was amongst the panel of judges at the Hansa Legends semi-final. The eventual winner will perform at the Hansa Festival of Legends in the Making Concert in Orlando, Soweto in March. Usher will be the…

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