Fri, Jan 22, 2021

Jenni Baxter

Jenni is the co-founder and chief editor of, co-author of The Expat Confessions and co-parent of three gorgeous daughters. After graduating, she worked as a TV producer, political researcher and journalist in South Africa, before moving to London to interview movie stars for international magazines and to tackle British teen angst for London Weekend Television. She has also lived in Australia, and currently lives in France. Jenni is happiest paddle boarding on the Med or sipping rooibos in the bush in Africa. Contact

Jackson Mthembu Dies

Jackson Mthembu Dies, Leaving Shocked South Africans Devastated

It is with huge sadness that we share the news of the Covid-related death of Jackson Mthembu, yet another high profile South African taken...

WATCH Andrea Bocelli and Daughter Sing Hallelujah for Christmas Concert

Andrea Bocelli and his 8-year-old daughter Virginia have performed an exquisite version of Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah. The hauntingly beautiful rendition was recorded over the...
Protea flower photos like fireworks at Kirstenbosch South Africa

Amazing Photos of Protea Flowers that Look Like Floral Fireworks in Kirstenbosch

Western Cape ecologist and photographer Andrew Baxter has captured the most stunning photos of South Africa's Protea flowers in a new light... like a...
blue sea dragons, fish hoek beach, south africa

Beautiful Blue Sea Dragons Wash Up On Fish Hoek Beach, South Africa

Beautiful blue sea dragons (known scientifically as Glaucus Atlanticus) washed up on Fish Hoek Beach near Cape Town, South Africa, last Monday 16 November,...
mozambique beheadings

Over 50 People Reportedly Beheaded on Football Field in Mozambique

More than 50 local people were forced onto a football field in a village in dream-holiday destination Cabo Delgado province in Mozambique this weekend,...
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“There’s An Elephant In My Garden” – Cape Vidal, South Africa

Patricia Anne MacDonald got a surprise during Lockdown when, at around 2.30am one night in July, she realised that the sound of creaking trees...

WATCH Fire on Table Mountain, Behind Deer Park #DeerParkFire

The South African National Parks (SANParks) has confirmed that there is currently a fire blazing behind Deer Park on Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain...

South African in New York Wins GOLD in 2020 Student Academy Awards for Umama

South African student Talia Smith, who is currently studying at New York University (NYU) in the USA, has won GOLD in the prestigious 2020...

Joburg Highliner Walks on SlackLine Above the Drakensberg Clouds

He's super fit, super brave and super focussed. His name is Tim Slabolepszy, from Johannesburg South Africa, and he recently walked on a highline/slackline...
Gareth Going Paul Roux Farmer Spaza shop story with bakkies

Farmer’s Paul Roux Spaza Story About Filling Bakkies Is Filling Hearts in South Africa

A story about a farmer's encounter at a spaza shop in Paul Roux, Free State, is lifting spirits around the nation. The farmer, Gareth...