Tue, May 24, 2022

Jenni Baxter

Jenni is the co-founder and chief editor of SAPeople.com, 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 jen@sapeople.com

rhinos poached in Hluhluwe-uMfolozi Park

95 Rhinos Poached in Hluhluwe-uMfolozi Park So Far in 2022

On April 1 the number of rhinos poached in Hluhluwe-uMfolozi Park, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), since the 1st of January was 60. It's just one month...

South African Expat Pam Uba Makes History as First Black Miss Ireland

A South African expat has made history by being crowned Miss Ireland, becoming the country's first black beauty queen to hold the title since...

SA’s Lewis Pugh Completes ‘Coldest Swim on Earth’ in Greenland

Incredible South African (and British) endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh has completed his gruelling Climate Swim in Greenland, undertaking 7.8 kilometres in icy cold water...
Trevor Noah Teams with Duolingo to Teach Zulu and Xhosa to the World

Trevor Noah Teams with Duolingo to Teach Zulu and Xhosa to the World

South African comedian Trevor Noah and free language app Duolingo have partnered to bring Zulu and Xhosa to the world in early 2022. The...
Three Floors

Cannes 21: Three Floors by Nanni Moretti

Three Floors by Nanni Moretti is one of the reasons it is always such a pleasure to attend the Cannes Film Festival. It exposes...

Cannes 21: Beautiful, Brave Benedetta

If you're religious you may not want to see Benedetta. It's shocking. But then again, if you're religious perhaps you may want to see...
Cannes 21: Red Rocket a Fantastic Character Study

Cannes 21: Red Rocket a Fantastic Character Study

Red Rocket is fantastic delve into the character of an ex-pornstar who tries to return home to Texas, to the woman he left behind,...
Val Kilmer Val documentary

CANNES 21: Val Kilmer Stars in Val, a Heart-Wrenching Soul-Souring Documentary Film

At this year's Cannes Film Festival there's a surprise that's a delight - a documentary out of competition about American movie star Val Kilmer,...
Bergman Island movie poster

CANNES 21: Brilliant Bergman Island

'Bergman Island' is a stunning film for anybody who's ever loved the legend of the late and great Swedish director Ingmar Bergman. Or even...

My Octopus Teacher WINS Academy Award! Huge Win for SA’s Tiny Octopus!

My Octopus Teacher has WON the Oscar! A huge win for South Africa's tiny octopus. Whoop whoop! The mesmerising underwater doc, which was filmed...