Wounded Blitzboks Win Twice in Las Vegas

By SAPeople 03-03-18 11:40

A battered and bruised Blitzboks side have managed to win both their Pool B games at the Las Vegas leg of the HSBC Sevens Series in the United States. After overcoming a tough Welsh side 26-21 in their first match of the tournament, they took on Canada in their second and final game of the […]

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 […]

South Africa’s Winter Olympian Connor Wilson Will Be Back

By Guest Contributor 28-02-18 18:16

A whirlwind Winter Olympics under his belt, South Africa’s Connor Wilson is back at his United States base and already looking ahead. Twenty-one-year-old Wilson failed to finish either of his two events – the giant slalom and the slalom – in his debut Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. And he says the fact that […]

Top 10 Aussie Facts South Africans Need to Know

By SAPeople Contributor 03-07-18 13:07

Heres a Top 10 “Aussie Facts” list that every South African should know before arriving Down Under… from the personal point of view of South African expat comedian Kevin Fraser who now calls Australia home. WATCH Top 10 Aussie Facts from a South African Expat Kevin Fraser’s Top 10 Facts about Australia you need to […]

Trevor Noah on ‘Black Panther’ Heroines and His Mom

By SAPeople 22-12-20 16:06

Watch South African comedian Trevor Noah on loving the Xhosa (and not needing to read the subtitles), and how blockbuster movie ‘Black Panther‘ reminded him of his mom and the hidings he would get as a child! Trevor was speaking to the audience ‘between the takes’ whilst filming The Daily Show in New York, USA. […]


Carte Blanche Exposes a Scamster & More… Coming Up This Week

By SAPeople Contributor 22-02-18 19:50

Here are the latest hot topics due for broadcast on Carte Blanche this Sunday, and available for South Africans living abroad from Tuesday – 27th February 2018, if they’re a subscriber of Showmax International. Otto van Tonder What’s worse than a bad credit record when you desperately need to secure finance? Getting ripped off by the […]

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 […]

Lupita Nyong’o to Star in Movie of Trevor Noah’s Book ‘Born a Crime’

By SAPeople 22-12-20 16:22

South African comedian Trevor Noah says he is “in heaven” since signing Hollywood star Lupita Nyong’o to star in and co-produce the movie based on his best-selling book ‘Born a Crime’. The Mexican-Kenyan actress, who is currently starring in Disney / Marvel’s blockbuster ‘Black Panther‘ film, is equally delighted. She tweeted: “When I read @Trevornoah’s […]

KFC Learns The Hard Way: Don’t Dump A South African! #KFCCrisis

By SAPeople 21-02-18 18:32

KFC restaurants around the UK are remaining closed for the fourth day because of a chicken shortage… caused by the fast food chain dumping its South African distributor, Bidvest, in favour of DHL who have let them down with “teething problems”. To be unable to serve fried chicken is not only embarrassing for the restaurant […]


South African Expat Billionaire Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong Buying LA Times

By SAPeople 14-05-21 16:50

A South African expat billionaire is buying one of America’s most famous newspapers. It was reported Wednesday in the US that Tronc Inc. has agreed to sell the ‘Los Angeles Times’ to SA expat Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong… for a cool $500-million (which includes the LA Times’ sister paper, ‘San Diego Union-Tribune’). UPDATE May 2021: Dr […]

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Table Mountain Knife Attacks Coming Up On Carte Blanche This Week

By SAPeople Contributor 03-02-18 18:24

Here are the latest topics due for broadcast on Carte Blanche this Sunday, and available for South Africans living abroad from Tuesday – 6th February 2018 – if you’re a subscriber to Showmax International. (Sign up here.) Table Mountain Knife Attacks Last week yet another hiker was robbed,  stabbed and killed in the Table Mountain reserve, […]

South African Woman Brings The House Down in New York and Worldwide

By SAPeople 28-09-20 14:38

A South African woman, Belinda Davids, who has been bringing the house down around the world… has finally come to the attention of her fellow South Africans, thanks to social media. In December, Belinda’s incredible rendition of Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You’ earned her a standing ovation at the prestigious Showtime At The […]

SA Expats at UK Sports Clinic Help Save Rhino at London Marathon 2018

By SAPeople 03-07-18 13:09

A sports injury clinic in the heart of London – with a predominantly South African team – is helping save the rhinos back home in SA. Each year Ultra Sports Clinic (USC) sponsors a different charity taking part in the London Marathon. This year they’ve selected Save the Rhino International, and will be treating all […]

Roger Federer Wins Australian Open, 1st Man to Win 20 Grand Slams

By SAPeople 28-01-18 17:38

Swiss tennis player Roger Federer – whose mother is a South African expat – has won the Australian Open… becoming the first male tennis player to win 20 Grand Slams! Thirty-six year old Federer beat 29-year-old Croatian Marin Cilic 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1. The Australian Open tweeted: “Back to back. 20 Grand Slams. Six Australian Open […]

WATCH South African Christmas Dinner in America

By SAPeople 03-07-18 13:10

It doesn’t matter where in the world a South African is, or how long they’ve been away, most South African expats feel a deep connection with SA forever… and there’s nothing that takes an expat back home faster than traditional SA treats. So when it comes to special occasions like Christmas and Easter, many South […]

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Hot Topics Coming Up on Carte Blanche This Week

By SAPeople Contributor 26-01-18 23:17

Here are the latest hot topics due for broadcast on Carte Blanche this Sunday, and available for South Africans living abroad from Tuesday – 30th January 2018, if they’re a subscriber of Showmax International. Life Esidimeni Hearings Continued Former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu was finally in the hot seat at the Life Esidimeni Arbitration hearings […]

South African Comedian Trevor Noah Weighs in on Coolest Monkey Controversy

By SAPeople 04-07-18 12:58

Without explicitly mentioning H&M and the EFF protest against H&M’s use of a young black boy to model a hoodie – emblazoned with the words ‘Coolest Monkey in the Jungle’ – Trevor Noah has made his own feelings clear on the controversy. “Remember life doesn’t care about your excuses,” he wrote on social media on […]

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