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Sometime back in 2003, I was standing toe-to-toe with a Sutherland sheep farmer after his deeply rutted middelmannetjie road had nearly ripped the guts out...

“Dear Mr President… Please Fix the ‘Sole’ of South Africa”

Dear Mr President Ramaphosa, please fix the sole of South Africa....❤️🇿🇦writes businessman and regular SAPeople contributor Stan Sanetra. I bought a new pair of shoes...

SA Expat: “We Bought a Farm in South Africa”

After 20 years living abroad, we're moving back to South Africa to raise our family on a farm... writes Lauren from Wild Country Farm...

Lunch with One of the Karoo’s Most Beautiful Flowers

Lizzy was born on the other side of town, on a farm called Noorspoort, owned by the legendary Craven family. “I learnt from my...

Lion on the Loose in SA’s Karoo: Helicopter Brought Into Search

The desperate search for an escaped lion in the Karoo National Park outside Beaufort West in the Western Cape continued into its sixth day. According...

SA Rangers on Lion Search Discover an Eland Carcass

Tuesday marked the fifth day since a lion escape in the Karoo National Park outside Beaufort West, Western Cape. This is according to Nico van...
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Powerful ‘My South Africa’ Address by Prof Jansen Goes Viral Again...

The transcript of an address - titled 'My South Africa' - by Prof Jonathan Jansen is going viral yet again. The man many South...

Children in the Platteland, South Africa

In summer, the familiar rushing sound of the Great Fish River pumping through our home town of Cradock in the Eastern Cape is often...

Moving to the Karoo – Life in a Small South African...

We received a Christmas card a month late the first year we arrived in Cradock, brought to us by our neighbour across the road,...
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Why Raise a Princess, When you can Raise a Warrior

Before I had kids, I watched a friend clear their newborn baby’s nose by sucking out the mucous, as the infant simply could not...

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