Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Chris Moerdyk on Meeting Queen Elizabeth II

Chris Moerdyk on Meeting Queen Elizabeth II: ‘You Gotta Love Lizzie’

I really enjoyed watching four days of Sky News coverage of the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations (in 2012). You have to admit that when it...
Shaunie Pretorius Playstation terminally ill dream

Community Clubs In To Make Terminally Ill Boy’s Dream Come True

Generous South Africans have clubbed in to make a terminally ill young boy's dream come true - to own a Playstation 5. And it's...
Anelia Heese from Herklink is helping South Africans abroad to grieve. Photo supplied

SA Expat Helps South Africans Abroad Grieve During a Global Pandemic

I moved overseas to Germany in 2014, but like approximately 820,000 other SA ex-pats, my family still live in South Africa writes Anelia Heese. In...

SA Expat: In Memory of Our South African Domestic Worker

I wrote this on my personal Facebook page a few days ago, and from the responses realised that other South African ex-pats might be...

Amazing Clean-Up Mission in Joburg Leads to Man’s First Trip Ever...

Sean Williams and Lovemore Robson have been inspiring Gauteng with their incredible mission to clean up the litter around Lonehill and Fourways, and protect...
Steve Hall & Mpumelelo (Mpumi) Mtinsto

How a Soweto Bicycle Tour Operator is Riding the Cycle

Perhaps it has taken a small cruel virus to open my eyes... writes Steve Hall. This invisible thing has brought a new clarity to...
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Cathy Buckle in Zimbabwe: “Dashed Hopes and a Journalist called Hopewell”

Dear Family and Friends writes Cathy Buckle from Zimbabwe. I write this letter from a bitterly cold Zimbabwe where tension is high and people...
Nelson Mandela Marc Lubner

Marc Lubner: My Fondest Memory Of Madiba

It was a beautiful day when Nelson Mandela and I met at his home in the late 1990s to brainstorm the programme of the...
baseball superstar gift ngoepe

Meet Gift Ngoepe: South Africa’s International Baseball Superstar

From his humble beginnings living in the backroom of a baseball clubhouse to walking out on the field as the first continental African to...
panama-bocas del toro pix

Saffer’s Nightmare Journey Helped by SA Angels to Get Home from...

I left South Africa with my young child in October 2019 because of the worsening economy, minority group-killings and daily dangers such as high-jacking,...