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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


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...

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...
south african director wins snail and the whale director wins top global animation prize

SA Director Scoops Top Global Animation Prize

The Snail and the Whale, directed by Max Lang and South Africa’s Daniel Snaddon, has won the Annie Award in Los Angeles for Best...
SA Filmmakers Bonne de Bod (pictured) and Susan Scott have Received Awards for Kingdoms of Fire, Ice & Fairy Tales. Photo supplied.

SA Filmmakers Receive Awards for Kingdoms of Fire, Ice & Fairy Tales

Fabulous South African filmmakers Susan Scott and Bonné de Bod have scooped multiple awards at an international festival for their latest enchanting film, Kingdoms...
Honeymoon Couple Rescued in Beetle with Lions 2 Metres Away, in Kgalagadi

Honeymoon Couple Rescued in Beetle with Lions 2 Metres Away, in Kgalagadi

A romantic honeymoon in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in the Kalahari, South Africa, nearly turned into a heart-stopping disaster when the newly wed couple's gorgeous...
SA Expat guardianship nephew niece the Netherlands

SA Expat on a Mission to Provide Loving Home for Late Sister’s Children

A South African expat living in The Netherlands is on a mission to gain legal guardianship of her late sister's children. The two young...
cows on beach Wild Coast South Africa

WATCH Mesmerising Video of Beach-Loving Cows on the Wild Coast, South Africa

The first time I took a British friend to the Wild Coast she fell asleep in the back of our 4x4 and woke up...
Ryan Stramrood celebrating after his record-breaking False Bay Crossing.

SA Swimmer Breaks World Record for 33km False Bay Crossing

Cape Town extreme open water swimmer and motivational speaker Ryan Stramrood (46) has broken a World Record for a False Bay Crossing, completing the...