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Busi Maile • Smart Repair Group

September 25, 2018
Busi Maile • Smart Repair Group OFS Smart Repair C3 Auto Body Repair Academy

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower • Steve Jobs Meet Busi Maile. Intelligent, innovative and determined. Busi is as much a lady as she is a leader. Impeccably stylish and graciously smart, she is the dynamic CEO of C3 Auto Body Repair Academy, one of only three Merseta accredited auto body repair training centres county wide, as well as the Director of Stakeholder Relations & Procurement of OFS Smart Repair and the Smart Repair Group. A truly gifted and talented young professional, Busi started her first business in her 20s, a unique training program enabling disadvantaged youth to train and qualify as auto body repair…

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The Royal Fischer Hotel

October 20, 2017
The Royal Fischer Hotel • Cool Spots

The Royal Fischer Hotel 65 Kameeldoring Drive, Woodland Hills Wildlife Estate, Bloemfontein royalfischer.com Where history and contemporary chic hospitality meet. Located in a quiet cul-de-sac in one of the city’s hippest areas, the 5-star Royal Fischer Hotel is Bloemfontein’s latest swanky hot spot. Named after one of South Africa’s greatest historical figures, Bram Fischer, the original homestead was built in the 1800’s by Abraham Fischer (Prime Minister of the Orange Free State and Bram Fischer’s grandfather) and was recently renovated into a luxury boutique-style hotel with 5 exclusive suites and bucketloads of modern style. The combination of a gorgeous historic…

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Heritage day • Celebrating our culture and diversity

September 23, 2016
Proudly South African

Heritage Day is not just a showcase of our country’s rich cultural diversity, it is a celebration of our constitution! Heritage Day is a South African public holiday celebrated on 24 September. On this day, South Africans across the spectrum celebrate our culture and the diversity of our beliefs and traditions, in the wider context of a nation that belongs to all its people. Former South African President Nelson Mandela concisely explained it when he said the following in a Heritage Day speech: “When our first democratically-elected government decided to make Heritage Day one of our national days, we did…

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Travel • An Umhlanga Adventure

July 15, 2016
Umhlanga light tower

There is probably no better way to banish the winter blues than an Umhlanga adventure! Visitors from around the world flock to the warm subtropical climate of Umhlanga to relax and have fun on one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. Situated on the east coast of South Africa just north of the vibrant Port City of Durban, Umhlanga faces the the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and has some of the best South African accommodation, first world shopping and stunning beaches to name but a few. So what to do when you are in Umhlanga? Here are…

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