For SA Expats: This Week on Carte Blanche

By SAPeople 28-09-17 10:39

Here’s this week’s Carte Blanche line-up for South Africans abroad. SA expats can now watch their favourite SA current affairs programme just two days after it airs in South Africa, if they’re subscribers of Showmax International. (Watch the trailer below.) KPMG: The Unravelling The so-called SARS Rogue Report, compiled by KPMG, had devastating consequences for the […]

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 […]

Mega Turnout for South African Heritage Day Get-Together in London, UK

By SAPeople 03-07-18 13:26

South Africans living in the UK gathered together in Wimbledon Park on Sunday, to celebrate SA’s Heritage Day… to sing, dance, braai and open-heartedly celebrate the country they still call ‘home’. It was a fantastic turn-out for the event, organised by Francine Higham and the Diaspora committee. Well known South African expat Hayley Reichert captured these fantastic […]

Elon Musk Surprises Young Tweeter With An Inspirational Response

By SAPeople 15-12-19 12:32

Anybody who follows Pretoria boy – and international billionaire businessman – Elon Musk, knows his favourite book is ‘Lord of the Rings’ by JRR Tolkien (who was also born in South Africa). But not many people have stopped to ask Musk just why it inspires him so much… until Wednesday when a young student, Subham, […]

For SA Expats: This Week on Carte Blanche

By SAPeople Contributor 03-07-18 13:27

Here’s this week’s Carte Blanche line-up for South Africans abroad. To watch this week’s episode, available from Tuesday – subscribe to Showmax International here. Watch the trailer below. Cable Theft – A City in Darkness It’s been days since parts of the Johannesburg inner city were plunged into darkness, after a cable theft syndicate struck, […]

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EVENTS: Celebrate Heritage Day with South Africans Around the World

By SAPeople Contributor 03-07-18 13:29

While South Africa will be celebrating Heritage Day on Sunday 24 September 2017, expats living abroad are invited to attend one of the following events. On Heritage Day, South Africans everywhere are encouraged to celebrate our country’s diverse cultural traditions, beliefs and traditions. Australia Bring & Braai – Melbourne All are welcome! Please wear anything […]

Trevor Noah Thanks South Africans as Daily Show Gig Renewed!

By SAPeople 04-07-18 14:10

Congratulations Trevor Noah! South Africa’s popular comedian announced Friday that his contract with The Daily Show has been extended! All the way until 2022! In true Trevor style, the SA expat went straight to gratitude… and South Africans were at the top of his list. “Let me begin by saying thank you – thank you […]

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Treasury Announces Changes for South African Expats’ Tax Laws

By Tax Consulting SA 05-08-19 11:09

National Treasury confirmed in Parliament yesterday that the law change forcing South African expatriates to start paying tax will be proceeded with and take effect… writes Jerry Botha from Tax Consulting South Africa. However, the outcome is vastly more beneficial than what was originally proposed by National Treasury… and Barry Pretorius’ “Expatriate Petition Group” can […]

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Why I Moved From the World’s Most Liveable City to Johannesburg

By Guest Contributor 14-09-17 11:19

“Why on earth would you do that?” It was the question that surprised me from many Australians who thought I was mad to move to South Africa… writes Ed Charles. After all, isn’t Australia full of South Africans trying to escape that terrible country (and crime-ridden Johannesburg in particular)? Well, not quite. But let’s rewind […]

South African Comedian Trevor Noah Wins His First Emmy Award

By SAPeople 04-07-18 14:10

South African comedian Trevor Noah has won his first Emmy (of hopefully many to come!) for his YouTube comedy special, “The Daily Show: Between the Scenes”. The episodes include funny, interesting and varied titbits that Trevor offers as he engages the audience during the ad breaks, between the scenes that are actually broadcast for “The […]

For SA Expats: This Week on Carte Blanche

By SAPeople Contributor 03-07-18 13:30

Here’s this week’s Carte Blanche line-up for South Africans abroad, available from Tuesday. SA expats can now watch their favourite SA current affairs programme just two days after it airs in South Africa, if they’re subscribers of Showmax International. (Watch the trailer below.) Bell Pottinger: The PR Disaster The embattled British Public Relations Firm, Bell Pottinger […]

23 Facts About South African Tennis Players and the US Open

By SAPeople 10-09-17 00:28

Since many people are arguing online about which South Africans have or have not played in the Final at the US Open, and since we’re all very excited about Kevin Anderson’s match against Spaniard Rafael Nadal in New York on Sunday, here are a few stats that may help: Kevin Anderson is the first South […]

For SA Expats: This Week on Carte Blanche

By SAPeople Contributor 03-07-18 13:32

Now that South African expats in many countries abroad can enjoy ‘Carte Blanche’ – just two days after it’s aired in SA – here’s what you can watch this week… available right now to subscribers of Showmax International. Declining Adoption Numbers In recent years, the rate of child adoptions in South Africa has declined substantially. Now […]

Oscar-Entrant ‘Noem my Skollie’ Now Available for Overseas Viewers

By SAPeople Contributor 30-08-17 15:50

‘Noem My Skollie’ was definitely chosen as South Africa’s official entry to the Oscars for a reason: this is a world-class movie, telling a story that pulls at your heartstrings through the use of incredible cinematography, excellent acting and outstanding directing. And it’s now available on Showmax International for South Africans abroad to watch and enjoy. […]

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Touching Poem from an Expat: South Africa, My Beloved

By SAPeople Contributor 26-01-23 14:08

South African expats Natasha and Lawrence Moller have been living in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia, for the past five years. They’re both still “Proud Saffas” and continue to dream of their homeland… as can be seen in this moving poem by Natasha, which sums up how so many South Africans abroad feel… South Africa, my […]

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For SA Expats: Coming up on Carte Blanche This Week‎

By SAPeople Contributor 03-07-18 13:33

Now that South African expats in many countries abroad can enjoy ‘Carte Blanche’ – just two days after it’s aired in SA – here’s what you can expect this week… available from today to subscribers of Showmax International. City of Joburg Billing Blunders II For years, at least a decade, the City of Johannesburg’s rates, […]

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