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On IWD, a Young SA Survivor of Abuse Speaks Out. Never...

It's International Women’s Day - #IWD2015 - and sadly, it's as important today as it was when it began over 100 years ago in...

Nitanja Steyn: The Yearning of a South African Heart

South African expat Nitanja Steyn has lived in the Netherlands, the US and Germany since leaving SA in 2014. But no matter where she...
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KAROO DIARY: The Silver Creek Flows!

If you’re South African and of a certain age, chances are you’ll be familiar with the Silver Creek Mountain Band. Text & Pictures by Chris...

Gutsy Daughter Creates Opportunity for Orphaned Children to Enjoy ‘Family’ Holidays

My father and his three siblings were orphans. They lived in the Abraham Kriel Orphanage in Langlaagte, Johannesburg, but he was moved to Kimberley...

A Scatterling in California

Submitted by Patricia Meyer As such a fan of Juluka, I like that sapeople's newsletters calls us Scatterlings! You have to know that I need...
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Kidney and Kindness from Expat in Canada – “She Could Save...

Proving old friendships never die, a South African expat living in Canada has offered her kidney to her former schoolmate in Johannesburg, whom she...
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My First Year in South Africa – the Recap…

Today I’m celebrating my FIRST YEAR in South Africa. I arrived in Durban, from my homeland France, exactly a year ago. Who would have...

The Bad Old Days in South Africa

Submitted by Astrolab When I was in the plane to reach South Africa, I was wondering what type of life I would find, what type...
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Why I’m Still Not Going Back to South Africa…

A couple of years ago I wrote an article on my blog (Rant!) entitled 'Why I will not go back to South Africa' (see...

The Tour de Kruger: a wild ride

By Fiona McIntosh “You’re going to cycle for five days through wild game reserves?” exclaimed my friends when I told them of the bush adventure...

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