POEM: I Want to go Home

A poem by Faieza Mx, now living in Queensland, Australia... I want to wake up to the Majestic Table Mountain Always standing, Always there, Never failing Its...

Sharing Too Much on FB? SA Hubby Speaks Out on Mean...

The South African husband of an Australian mom who received a 'poison pen' letter about photos she posted to Facebook has spoken out against his wife's so-called...
South African biltong

Jerky Biltong in the USA? Um, Not So Yum…

It had to happen. After Trader Joe’s, the hugely popular and huge supermarket chain in the USA (think Woolies but a bit cheaper), brought...

When Deciding to Move Down Under

We have all done it, and many of us will continue to do it. We have tried to sell Australia. We say, “Come, it is the...

4 Unique Things South Africans Do that I Still Don’t Understand

Moving to another place gives one the opportunity to learn and understand cultural habits and traditions, and I’ve had the fortune to do so...
Strikdas

World First: On Demand Movies for South Africans Abroad Launches with...

Scatzy.com - the new VoD (video on demand) platform for indigenous movies from South Africa, Australia and New Zealand - launches their service today,...

Considering Life Abroad? Embrace the Uncertainty!

I was fresh out of school with boots too big to handle and an attitude to match when I embarked on the fascinating journey...

Eish Okes, We Speak a Lekker Language

I received an email from a South African friend in New York yesterday in which he asked what was "potting" and said that he...

33 Things you should know before moving to South Korea

South Korea has become a popular destination for young South Africans who want to teach English, have an adventure, save some money and experience...

A letter from Italy…

by Fabio Di Caro, matriculated at KES in Houghton in 1980 Just wanting to let you know that things have not turned the positive way for a...

LATEST

Special Features

Carte Blanche Investigates Over 40 Dogs Poisoned in 1 Night. What’s...

Over 40 dogs were shockingly poisoned in one day in the small Johannesburg suburb of Florida, Roodepoort, earlier this month. According to experts about...

WATCH Lenasia Land Grabs as Tensions Rise Between Residents and Alleged...

From Gauteng to the Western Cape, land grabs have become part and parcel of South African life, threatening to leave once peaceful communities divided....

Carte Blanche Recounts the Strijdom Square Massacre, and More

Here's the line-up of hot South African topics that the Carte Blanche team are investigating this Sunday 4 August (and available for South Africans...