Zanzibar

Zanzibar Dreaming – A South African’s First Visit

Flying over the ocean blue to an island called Unguja, I imagined Zanzibar to be a stereotypical island paradise – bleached beaches, coconuts falling...

From Slavery to Colonialism and School Rules: A History of Myths...

From slavery to colonialism and school rules: a history of myths about black hair... “Your hair feels like pubic hair.” That was one of the...

Angels’ Work in the Karoo, South Africa

Ivonne Gentle has been looking after dying dear ones since she was six years old, when the first of her three sisters passed away...

A Year in Sweden

By Leigh Thorsen I've lived almost half my life outside of South Africa, and I've just changed country for the third time. Ten years in the...

South African Farmers: Bulletproof Vests, Pistols and Panic Buttons

Pieter and Nelia are newly wed farmers living near Parys in a region of South Africa known as the Free State... writes Jenny Wallace. Here sheep...

Film of Riel Dancing and South African Expat (82) Headed to...

82-year-old South African-born Elsa Perez stars in the documentary called "Get Riel" featuring Perez dancing as well as footage sent through by South African...

Gardener Surprises Employer in Durban with Qualifications

When Luyanda Sikhakhane hired her gardener, Bongani Mtolo, she could never have dreamt that the young man who did all sorts of odd jobs,...

Former ‘Village Boy’: Never Give Up Even If Exclusive Books Rejects...

As the year 2018 draws to a close, I would like to reflect on it by revisiting some of the the major rejections I...
joburg

Why I Moved From the World’s Most Liveable City to Johannesburg

“Why on earth would you do that?” It was the question that surprised me from many Australians who thought I was mad to move...

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Coming Up on Carte Blanche: The Women Behind Stroop, Assassinations and...

This week Carte Blanche investigates the questionable ethics of transporting South African Livestock overseas, the women behind the movie Stroop and more! You can...

What Will the NHI Really Mean for South African Tax Payers?...

Since the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill was introduced to Parliament, bringing it a step closer to reality, SAPeople has been inundated with concerned...
SA Expat Tax

SA ‘Expat Tax’ Answers to FAQ South Africans Working Abroad Need...

As March 2020 approaches, when SA 'Expat Tax' is due to be implemented, we've been inundated with questions from South Africans working abroad. Here...