Wikipedia Calls for South Africans to Boost Content from Africa

By SAPeople Contributor 28-06-18 10:46

Wikipedia mania is about to hit South Africa… in the form of the first Wikimania conference to be held in sub-Saharan Africa – in Cape Town from 18-22 July. And the key focus will be to increase regional contribution to the world’s largest free, collaboratively-built online encyclopedia. According to Wikimedia SA President, Douglas Scott, there […]

South African Expats’ Weekend Away in the Blackforest, Germany

By SAPeople Contributor 03-07-18 12:00

South African expats in Europe recently enjoyed a lekker 2018 get-together in the Blackforest, Germany. Event organiser Samantha Gross said the drive was long, “a never ending road for all… until we met”. “The house was beautiful, and we started preparing as soon as we arrived… proudly decorating the house with our Flag, and wine […]

Ed Sheeran Announces First Tour Ever to South Africa

By Wendy Mothata 03-07-18 12:45

British singer, and song writer, Ed Sheeran will be touring South Africa for the first time in March 2019 and Mzansi people can’t keep calm. Sheeran – who has sold 40 million albums worldwide – will be performing at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on 23 March 2019, and Cape Town Stadium on 27 March […]

Incredible 2 Oceans Story by ANC MP, Featuring Ipeleng Khunou

By SAPeople 01-04-18 15:04

Western Cape ANC MP Cameron Dugmore posted the most incredibly moving account of his Two Oceans Marathon experience yesterday in Cape Town, South Africa. Writing on Facebook Dugmore captioned his story “My Two Oceans” and said: “I had a tough but eventually awesome Two Oceans. I clearly did not train enough and was battling from […]

A South African Weekend in Europe for SA Expats

By SAPeople Contributor 04-07-18 09:07

South Africa is a culturally diverse country, one nation made up of many nations, a multiplicity of traditions and beliefs… and once a year in Germany, during the summer, South African expats living in Europe are invited to a South African Weekend Away to connect, network and celebrate that wonderful heritage. This year the event […]

Michael Jackson Show Starring South African Singer Hits New Zealand

By SAPeople 03-07-18 13:07

South Africans in New Zealand have the opportunity this month to watch Northern Cape performer, Dantanio Goodman, star as Michael Jackson in Showtime Australia’s tribute concert – The Michael Jackson History Show – which has been blowing audiences away around the world. Dantanio (38) hails from Kimberley where he grew up in a musical family […]

Struisbaai Photos From World’s Toughest Inflatable Boat Challenge

By SAPeople 31-12-17 18:14

The Trans Agulhas Challenge – nicknamed the “World’s Toughest Inflatable Boat Challenge” – is on again in South Africa… and Stan Sanetra was in Struisbaai to capture these awesome action-packed photos. The five-day water sports event is held annually between Natures Valley and Strand, where it finishes, and includes about 60 inflatable boats battling it […]

Mopani Worms and Insane Views at Iconic Ponte Restaurant Launch

By SAPeople 09-12-17 15:04

Fabulous new restaurant venue Fifty-One-Oh-One (5101) was launched last night at Johannesburg’s iconic Ponte City, with insane views and mopani worms – amongst other things – on offer. Ted Botha was there… “The only thing they lack at Ponte is a balcony to check this view! Not that I’d venture out onto it!” he admits. […]

Organisations To Stand Together Against Farm Murders

By SAPeople Contributor 20-11-17 21:18

Various civilian organisations and opposition parties will tomorrow during a joint media conference in Centurion take a stance against farm murders and make a plea to the South African government to incisively intervene to prioritise this crisis, according to civil rights organisation AfriForum. The organisations will also commit themselves to participate in the protest march against farm […]

South African Artist’s Exhibition In London Moves Viewers to Tears

By Jenni Baxter 25-11-19 23:16

Thanks to awesome talent, and the support of friends and strangers, South African fashion designer, stylist and photographer Lebogang Motsagi is living the dream in London at the moment… exhibiting at The Brick Lane Gallery (head down there if you’re in the UK – you won’t be disappointed). Before setting off on his exciting adventure, […]

“South Africans Abroad Make Me Proud to be a South African”

By Jenni Baxter 03-07-18 13:19

Here’s a fantastic message from South African comedian Carvin H. Goldstone, who has just completed a headlining comedy tour of the Middle East… taking a taste of home to expats abroad. Carvin was so blown away by the good vibe that South Africans abroad have sent out to the world about being South African, that […]

Springboks Will Open Rugby World Cup 2019 Against All Blacks

By SAPeople 02-11-17 13:49

The Springboks will kick off their 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan with a blockbuster opening encounter against the reigning champions, New Zealand, on Saturday 21 September 2019 in the International Stadium Yokohama. World Rugby announced the draw for RWC 2019 in Tokyo on Thursday morning (SA time) – the tournament will start on Friday, […]

London Peaceful Protest for South African Farmers to Go Ahead

By SAPeople 03-07-18 13:20

A peaceful united protest – organised by South African expats in London – regarding the farm murders back home in SA, is to go ahead on Saturday 4 November 2017. The organisers say they are responding to numerous calls for the global South African community to help create international awareness on this issue. The peaceful […]

Global March for Elephants, Rhinos and Lions 2017

By SAPeople Contributor 06-10-17 19:01

For the fourth consecutive year, South Africa is taking part in the (truly) Global March for Elephants, Rhinos and Lions… to raise awareness for our endangered iconic wildlife, writes Megan Carr, VP Social Media, GMFER. The Global March for Elephants and Rhinos (GMFER) is an entirely volunteer based, grassroots activist US-registered non-profit organisation. The theme […]

Johnny Clegg To Play Intimate Unplugged Shows in the Netherlands

By SAPeople 26-09-17 23:43

‎Johnny Clegg‎ will be playing some intimate unplugged shows in the Netherlands next weekend. In a messgage to SAPeople on Tuesday evening, he said the shows will take place on 6, 7 and 8 October 2017. “Tickets are limited and all shows will be hosted in the eclectic YADA YADA Market venue at the Hembrug […]

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Johnny Clegg: The Final Journey at the Eventim Apollo in London

By SAPeople 04-08-17 20:58

Nearly forty years after he began one of music’s most remarkable careers, Johnny Clegg is embarking on his Final World Tour, titled The Final Journey. See below for your chance to win free tickets to the show in London!!! Johnny Clegg was diagnosed with cancer in 2015 and underwent chemotherapy treatment. As he is in remission, Johnny […]

Things to Do for Mandela Day: Beach, Shopping and a Drop of Blood!

By SAPeople 15-07-17 16:12

Here’s a list of things to take part in this year to honour Mandela Day, on what would have been former President Nelson Mandela’s 99th birthday! If you’d like to add your event, please inbox us on Facebook or email Help Clean the Beach if you’re in Cape Town or KZN Sea Shepherd South […]

Johnny Clegg ‘Final Journey’ Tickets Go On Sale in London

By SAPeople 10-05-17 12:16

For all those who have been asking – the Johnny Clegg ‘Final Journey World Tour’ tickets go on sale in London today. As reported last week, Johnny Clegg is embarking on his final world tour – The Final Journey – which begins 1 July in South Africa. He will be performing in London at Eventim Apollo on 19 August. Tickets […]

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