Elon Musk Tells Rolling Stone What He Learnt After Being Bullied in Joburg

By SAPeople 27-04-22 19:44

Billionaire business entrepreneur Elon Musk has given an incredibly candid interview to Rolling Stone magazine. (The interview took place just after actress Amber Heard broke his heart by breaking up with him.) Well known South African writer, Gus Silber, described the Rolling Stone profile as reading “like a therapy session, with Musk confronting his worst […]

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 […]

WATCH SA Expats Pray and Protest in London Against Farm Attacks

By SAPeople 03-07-18 13:19

South African expats in the UK gathered outside the South African High Commission on Saturday, 04 November 2017, for a peaceful protest to raise awareness and show support for those affected by farm attacks. Not even the pouring rain could dampen the spirits of those who trekked to Trafalgar Square in London to protest and […]

Heartbroken Expat Mom Reveals Son Died From Rickets in UK

By SAPeople 06-11-17 11:15

A mother in the UK, who is believed to originally be from Vereeniging in South Africa, has revealed that her son Noah died from Rickets, a childhood disease mainly caused by Vitamin D deficiency. Beverley Thahane, who now lives in Shropshire in England, expressed her shock at the diagnosis during an interview with the BBC: […]

Rain Doesn’t Deter SA Expats’ Peaceful Protest in London for Farmers

By SAPeople 03-07-18 13:20

Not even the rain could dampen the spirits of South Africans in London who gathered today in a peaceful protest to raise awareness about the murders in SA, particularly those of farmers and farmworkers. Well known South African expat Hayley Reichert, who helped arrange the event in Trafalgar Square, outside the South African High Commission, […]

WATCH Some VERY South African Problems an SA Expat Kind Of Misses

By SAPeople 03-07-18 12:38

Watch South African expat Sandhira Chetty’s video about some of South Africa’s unique problems. She stresses it’s light-hearted! “These are just a few problems which you may experience if you’re South African,” she says. “Yes, I am aware there are much bigger problems in SA, this video was just made in jest.” Twenty-eight year old […]

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 […]

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South Africa’s First Michelin-Star Chef Becomes a TV Star

By SAPeople Contributor 24-10-17 14:13

For the first time in SA television history, an exclusive food series will explore the work and world of South Africa’s first Michelin-star chef, Jan-Hendrik van der Westhuizen and chart his journey from growing up on a farm in Mpumalanga to opening a restaurant in the capital of the culinary world on the French Riviera. […]

South African Couple’s Nightmare in New Zealand

By Guest Contributor 23-10-17 18:16

A South African couple from Richard’s Bay, living in New Zealand, is facing the might of the law there… after two of their children were taken into state care amid misguided accusations of child abuse. Human Rights Advocate, Sue O’Callaghan, is calling for an urgent review of the case which she has labelled as ‘one […]

Brain Cancer Cure, Cell Masts & More: Carte Blanche This Week

By SAPeople Contributor 13-10-17 17:11

Here’s this Sunday’s Carte Blanche line-up, available for South Africans abroad to watch just two days after it airs in SA… if they’re subscribers of Showmax International. (Watch the trailer below.)  Brain Cancer Hunters The glioblastoma is an aggressive form of brain cancer and it’s very difficult to treat. The survival rate for patients beyond two […]

BBC Features South Africa’s Famous Bunny Chow

By Jenni Baxter 03-07-18 13:23

Durban’s Bunny Chow just keeps getting more famous around the world since South African expats have introduced the dish abroad… and more visitors to the country have tasted its pure deliciousness in KwaZulu-Natal. And now the BBC have featured Bunny Chow in a travel documentary called “The Indian Dish You Can’t Find In India”! Showcasing […]

South African Expat Teacher Flies the SA Flag Around the World

By Jenni Baxter 03-07-18 12:15

On World Teachers Day (5 October 2017), meet an inspiring South African teacher living abroad – Rodwell Chigome. You may have seen the video where he not only taught his class in Vietnam the SA National Anthem, but taught them to sing it with PASSION! And now Rodwell’s in the United Arab Emirates teaching for […]

SA Expats: Don’t Miss Carte Blanche This Week

By Guest Contributor 03-07-18 13:24

Here’s this week’s Carte Blanche line-up for South Africans abroad… available right now for SA expats to view, if you’re a subscriber of Showmax International. David Patient South African Aids activist David Patient died last week at the age of 56. Diagnosed as far back as 1983, Patient was an icon in the age of HIV […]

Watch Lekker New Ad for the South African at Heart

By SAPeople 29-09-17 15:53

South Africans are loving a new Chicken Licken ad which features an Icelandic boy Bjorgen, living in Iceland, whose memories of a previous life as a South African – Frikkie – cause him to squawk like a hadeda, wear a comb in his socks (!) and say voetsek to dogs… His behaviour leaves his parents […]

Donald Trump Compared Daughter Ivanka to SA’s Charlize Theron

By SAPeople 28-09-17 23:47

President Donald Trump apparently compared his daughter Ivanka (35) to South African movie star Charlize Theron (42)… and Charlize didn’t come off that great (in his opinion). In interviews that he gave famous (and infamous) radio DJ Howard Stern between 1993 and 2015, it’s been revealed that he rated the looks of many well known […]

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