WATCH South African Expat Confronts Ajay Gupta in Dubai

By SAPeople 03-07-18 12:06

South African expat Justin van Pletzen, who has been living in Dubai since 2016, not only spotted, but confronted one of South Africa’s most wanted fugitives – Ajay Gupta – in the United Arab Emirates city yesterday. Two videos, shot from different angles, were posted to YouTube, showing the encounter between the Indian businessman at […]

SA Expats: What to Stream on Showmax April-June 2018

By SAPeople Contributor 03-07-18 13:01

For Showmax overseas subscribers, April just got better. South Africans living abroad are able to tune in to all their favourite shows from home by subscribing here… with a host of top new series launching this month! TOP OF THE LAKE: CHINA GIRL Recently returned to Sydney, Detective Robin Griffin (Elisabeth Moss) is trying to […]

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Update on Increasing Overseas Voting Stations for South Africans Abroad

By SAPeople 02-04-18 18:10

Efforts are underway to increase overseas voting stations for the 2019 National Elections. In 2014, many expats missed out on voting because their nearest voting station was a couple of expensive flights away. For instance, South Africans living – or on business – in Australia found themselves having to travel from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and […]

Elon Musk’s “Tesla Totally Bankrupt” April Fool’s Tweet Fails To Amuse All

By SAPeople 17-12-20 18:47

Not everyone was amused by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s April Fool’s joke yesterday. The South African born and raised expat, who now lives in the USA, tweeted that his electric car company, Tesla, had gone bankrupt… “completely and totally bankrupt”. Musk tweeted: “Despite intense efforts to raise money, including a last-ditch mass sale of Easter […]

Financial emigration for South Africans

What does Financial Emigration Mean? Advice for South African Expats

By FinGlobal 12-07-18 18:45

Many South Africans leave South Africa unaware of their future plans. Perhaps they are going overseas on a year-long expat assignment, or they could be simply travelling and working their way around the globe. As they become more settled in a new country, their thoughts often turn to staying there for the long term, which […]

Safety Tips for Travel to South African Game Parks with Just the Girls

By SAPeople Contributor 21-03-18 10:55

Recently, one of my followers asked me about exploring game parks around South Africa, as a woman… writes Annie DuPre-Reynolds. I’m very independent (just ask my husband) and have gone to Pilanesberg, the Kruger and Golden Gate National Parks – to name a few – on my own in the past few years. I’ve also organised trips for girlfriends visiting from […]

British Teacher Wins $1-Million At Trevor Noah-Hosted Global Event in Dubai

By SAPeople 04-07-18 12:56

A British teacher won the much-contested $1-million Global Teacher Award at a ceremony in Dubai on Sunday. The star-studded event was hosted by South African comedian Trevor Noah and attended by several celebrities, including South Africa’s Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron, who gathered to honour the teaching profession. Thirty-nine year old Andria Zafirakou became the first […]

New SA Movie for South Africans Abroad: Johnny Is Nie Dood Nie

By SAPeople Contributor 19-03-18 18:39

Every South African should see this multi-award movie! Boasting seven awards from the prestigious Silwerskerm Festival – including Best Feature Film – Johnny Is Nie Dood Nie is a masterpiece of South African cinema. Johnny is nie dood nie is the first feature film from writer/director Christiaan Olwagen, and was hailed by reviewers as ground-breaking and […]

South African Govt Demands That Australia Retract Land Redistribution Comments

By SAPeople 16-03-18 11:28

South Africa’s International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu on Thursday issued a diplomatic démarche to the Australian High Commissioner to South Africa, Adam McCarthy. Governments use démarches to protest or object to actions by a foreign government. As such Minister Sisulu has demanded a retraction of the comments made by Australia’s Home Affairs Minister […]

South African Expat: My African American Themed Wedding!

By SAPeople 03-07-18 12:08

You know you’re proudly South African when you get married with your country’s flag around you on your wedding day! South African expat ‎Dominique G Baptiste‎, who now lives in Florida in the USA, did just that when she got married at the end of last year. “I am a proud South African! Born and […]

WATCH Elon Musk’s Cool Rocket Music Video, Set to David Bowie

By SAPeople 17-12-20 18:46

Life cannot just be about solving one sad problem after another… So says South African born and raised billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk. Musk, who currently lives in the USA, and inspires the world with his electric cars (Tesla) and mission to populate Mars, says of his latest venture – sending a rocket with a Tesla […]

Australia May Soon Welcome White South African Farmers With Fast-Track Visas

By Jenni Baxter 14-03-18 15:34

White South African farmers may soon be able to emigrate more easily to Australia because of the “horrific circumstances” under which many are living in SA. The Australian Home Affairs Minister, Peter Dutton, has revealed that his department is investigating various methods for SA farmers to have their visas fast-tracked on humanitarian, refugee or other […]

South African Romantic Comedy Film is the New ‘Love Actually’

By Cassie Jo 31-03-18 23:36

Dis koue kos, skat is a South African romantic comedy film with a massive, warm heart. From today (13 March 2018), Showmax subscribers living outside of South Africa can sit back to enjoy this deliciously entertaining film. As you’ll see from the trailer, it’s a world class film, with English subtitles, comparable to hits like […]

Charlize Theron’s New Movie Tully Will Hit Home For Moms Everywhere

By Cassie Jo 31-03-18 23:36

The second trailer for South African actress Charlize Theron’s new movie ‘Tully’ has been released… and looks like it will touch home for many moms around the world! Charlize’s character Marlo is exhausted, depleted, overwhelmed… and funny. The comedy, due in April, stars the famous South African expat as a mother of three who is […]

Charlize Theron On Braai ‘Toasties’ and Socialising the South African Way

By SAPeople 03-07-18 13:03

South Africa’s Oscar-winning actress and humanitarian Charlize Theron gets hot and spicy (her son calls her Mama Spicy) with YouTube show First We Feast’s ‘Hot Ones’… answering hot questions from Sean Evans as she eats even hotter wings. During the show Charlize sings one of her favourite South African ‘expressions’/songs (‘sit jou hand voer jou […]

Don’t Miss Carte Blanche This Week – Listeriosis, Rising EFF, Day Zero & Leaky Legacy

By SAPeople Contributor 13-03-18 11:21

This Sunday’s episode of Carte Blanche is packed with all the latest hot topics in South Africa – Listeriosis, the rising EFF party, Cape Town’s Day Zero and Minister Nomvula Mokonyana’s ‘Leaky Legacy’. South Africans abroad can watch the show (and many more) by subscribing to Showmax International, where this episode will be available to stream from Tuesday 13 […]

For South Africans Abroad – This Week on Carte Blanche

By SAPeople Contributor 06-03-18 13:11

In this week’s episode of Carte Blanche, Showmax international subscribers can discover more about the latest hot topics in South Africa, available to stream from Tuesday – 6th March 2018. Estina Dairy Farm 3 For years, the Estina Dairy farm project, which was intended for the benefit of local Free State farmers, has been at […]

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