South African Expats in California to Protest in Solidarity on Friday

By SAPeople 03-07-18 12:21

An official “Solidarity Protest” has been organised for South African expats living in Los Angeles on Friday 7 April 2017. The organisers say it is a peaceful protest to rise up in solidarity with their fellow South Africans back home who will be marching at different venues around the country. The protest is legal and has […]

Human Chain and MARCH Venues Across South Africa for ‘Freedom Friday’

By SAPeople 21-08-19 00:07

Several marches will take place across South Africa on Friday 7 April 2017 as citizens stand up together to call for the ANC to recall President Jacob Zuma. The DA is hosting the following marches for all South Africans, of whatever political persuasion… FRIDAY 7 April 2017: Gauteng – JOBURG: Meet at Westgate Transport Hub*, […]

Route for March Changed Due to Alleged ANC Threats of Violence

By SAPeople 05-04-17 08:30

The ‘March for Change’ route has been changed after alleged threats of violence from the ANC’s Youth League, as well as certain branches within the ANC. The DA says that following a meeting yesterday with the South African Police Service (SAPS), they were informed that SAPS would not be able to protect marchers and ensure […]

SA Expat’s Rant Goes Viral: When It Just Isn’t Your Day

By SAPeople 27-01-17 13:38

Another one of South African expat and comedian Kevin Fraser’s videos is going viral amongst fellow expats in Australia, and South Africans back home. This one is called When It Just Isn’t Your Day. It’s a rant many will relate to – anti-technology and when your iTunes playlist just won’t sync. With several voetseks thrown in, Kevin says […]

President Zuma Joins Leaders in Cuba for Fidel Castro’s Funeral

By SAPeople Contributor 29-11-16 21:17

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has travelled to Havana, Cuba to attend the funeral of the late former President of Cuba, Fidel Castro Ruz, who passed away on Friday at age 90. Zuma joins several leaders from around the world… although neither America’s President Obama nor Russian President Vladimir Putin will be present. President Zuma ordered that the National […]


Trevor Noah in London Friday Night. Maybe He’ll Discuss His Bar Mitzvah!

By SAPeople 04-07-18 14:25

South Africans in London will be able to see and listen to homegrown talent – and international star – Trevor Noah in conversation, at a rare one-night event in Westminster Central Hall, on Friday evening. And maybe he’ll discuss his Bar Mitzvah. The host of The Daily Show will be in conversation for the launch of his funny and […]

How to Have a South African Halloween

By SAPeople 27-10-16 13:27

If you’re in South Africa and feel like having a little fun this Halloween, here are some refreshing tips from The Guide guru URSULA BOTHA… whose tips have earned her a spot in #BreakTheNet YouTube competition judged by, amongst others, DIY Goddess Suzelle. As Ursula says, nobody in South Africa wants a traditional Halloween with hot pumpkin soup when it’s […]

Photo Competition Winners Show an Africa That Will Surprise Many

By SAPeople Contributor 29-09-16 17:33

The impression many people in South Africa, and around the world, have of other parts of Africa are about to be blown away by the magnificent photos that have won the Africa 2016 Photo Competition, held by global logistics provider Agility. The series of photographs show how quickly Africa is modernising, growing… and even leading the […]

South Africa’s Indigenous Flowers on Display in Pietermaritzburg

By SAPeople 23-10-20 22:53

South Africa’s glorious indigenous flowers are currently on display at the ‘Witness’ Garden Show in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. LORRAINE SCHOLFIELD captured these stunning photos at the show – the country’s largest – yesterday… The Mascor stand at the show, with strelitzias. Three different kinds of Proteas Different coloured clivias Yellow osteospermums Orange Lampranthus (vygie) Specially for those who celebrate ‘Braai […]

Afrikaans Singing Sensation Refentse to Perform in Dubai

By SAPeople Contributor 29-08-16 16:10

South Africans overseas in the United Arab Emirates will soon be able to enjoy Afrikaans singing sensation – Refentse Morake – performing live in Dubai! Rochelle Becker-Lubbe, who’s based in Dubai, says “if you are in Dubai, or fancy a night out in Dubai, we are bringing the awesome Refentse to Hilton JBR on September 22nd.” Refentse rose […]

Olympic Clash of the Heavyweights in the Swimming Pool Tonight

By SAPeople 09-08-16 00:56

It’s the rematch that’s been four years in the making. Can you just imagine if it was staged by Don King Productions. It ought to be, it’s that big. In the one corner you’ve got the defending Olympic 200m butterfly champion, Chad le Clos. The confident, never-say-die South African who refuses to lose. Younger, brasher, […]

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Good Citizen’s Message to Coke Creates Action! Beach Clean-Up Tomorrow!

By SAPeople 29-07-16 13:07

Coca-Cola South Africa have stepped up to the challenge set by Durban resident Richard McLennan to help clean up local beaches after heavy rains earlier this week caused plastic pollution to wash ashore. Richard was horrified by the pollution – which included many coke bottles – and subsequently sent a message publically to Coke on Facebook saying “local […]

Sculpture on the Cliffs Hermanus

Stunning Sculptures ‘Assemble’ on the Cliffs of Hermanus

By SAPeople 25-11-19 23:16

Sculpture on the Cliffs is one of the highlights of the Fynarts Festival in Hermanus, South Africa, which looks set to be another fabulous year with the new art works being installed this week. According to Tanya Tiefenthaler, founder of ILoveHermanus facebook page and community, “each year artists are commissioned to produce works that remain on […]

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South Africa Marks Queen’s 90th with Krugerrand

By SAPeople Contributor 19-04-16 22:50

The world’s most famous gold coin, the Krugerrand, is commemorating Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday with a special limited edition.This is also the first time the South African Mint is celebrating a royal birthday. The Queen’s birthday is on Thursday, 21 April (although her birthday is usually officially celebrated in June). The London Mint office said […]

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Sharks Stand Up for a United South Africa

By SAPeople 03-03-16 15:13

Cell C Sharks will be making a great “stand for national unity” when they play their first 2016 Super Rugby home match on Saturday. In an announcement Wednesday, the Sharks revealed that 10,000 national flag masks will be distributed at the Growthpoint Kings Park, where the team will face Argentina’s Jaguares. Sharks CEO, John Smit, said: “The […]

#ZumaMustFall Marches on Schedule

By SAPeople 11-02-16 12:12

Contrary to rumours, the Cape Town #ZumaMustFall march is going ahead at 12.30. Someone hijacked the organiser’s page and changed the time to confuse people. The marches are taking place today as all eyes will be on President Jacob Zuma when he walks into the National Assembly to deliver the State of the Nation Address (SONA) […]

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