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Laat jou gunsteling-ster vir jou ’n persoonlike video stuur!

Vir die eerste keer in Suid Afrika is dit nou moontlik om jou gunsteling bekende ster te kry om vir jou ’n persoonlike video-boodskap vir ’n spesiale geleentheid te stuur teen ’n bekostigbare fooi. Die splinternuwe platform myFanPark het reeds meer as 60 bekende Suid-Afrikaanse sterre wat gereed staan om …

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Aviation history: 20 Teens assemble a plane to fly from Cape to Cairo!

This June, an historic aviation challenge will take place as twenty South African teenagers embark on a Cape to Cairo (and back) excursion in a self-assembled Sling-4 aircraft that uses ordinary motor fuel and was built in only three weeks. The excursion, earmarked to start on the 12th of June …

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Successful comeback by Wayde

Wins first race 16 months after injury Exactly 16 months and 16 days after seriously injuring his right knee, Wayde van Niekerk, the world and Olympic champion and record-holder in the 400 m, made a successful comeback to the track over the weekend.His participation in the Free State Championship on Saturday …

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Solving the big plastic problem

In the beautiful surroundings of the University of the Free State (UFS) Qwaqwa Campus, Dr Julia Mofokeng, a lecturer in the Department of Chemistry, finds inspiration in working tirelessly towards a healthier environment. To combat the damage that plastic does to the environment, she is investigating the morphology and properties …

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Zolani Mahola crowdfunding to save the lives of 4 local children!

Zolani Mahola, the lead singer of Freshlyground, is lending her support to the South African Bone Marrow Registry for a cause close to her heart. The ‘Give a Little, Save a Life’ campaign, launched on donations based crowdfunding platform, BackaBuddy, aims to raise R300 000 to assist for four local children who are …

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Project Dignity has 9 341 reasons to celebrate 2018

It’s been a busy year for the team from Project Dignity, the non-profit organisation which distributes reusable sanitary wear – Subz Pants and Pads – to grateful young women across the country. The recent activation, which took place at Amagcino Primary School in Umgababa on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, was …

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UFS researcher one step closer to treat HIV/Aids

South Africa has the biggest and most high-profile HIV epidemic in the world, with an estimatedseven million people living with HIV in 2015. In the same year, there were 380 000 new infections while 180 000 South Africans died from AIDS-related illnesses. Invasive fungal infection, common in certain groups of patients with immune …

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Graduate’s research contributes to food security

Global food security is currently threatened both by climate change and the low diversity of crops relied on by humankind to feed a growing world population. Marcele Vermeulen, a graduate in the Department of Plant Sciences who will receive her PhD at the December graduation ceremonies at the University of …

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SABMR crowdfund to save the lives of 4 local children with a Bone Marrow Transplant!

This December, help the SABMR raise funds for bone marrow transplants for four local children, and stand the chance to win prizes worth a total of R100 000. To date, the South African Bone Marrow Registry (SABMR) has helped save the lives of nearly 500 patients with life-threatening blood disorders …

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