Reg Bamford of 1st Contact fame

An Interview with 1st Contact Founder Reg Bamford

By SAPeople 09-10-20 22:04

Reg Bamford’s website 1st Contact is one of those must-use sites for any South African on  a working holiday to the UK. Here, the 42-year-old entrepreneur – who happens to have walked to the North Pole – discusses life, lessons and the positive attitude that enabled him to build a successful company overseas. 1. You […]

Charlize Theron Kisses a Girl for Charity

By SAPeople 27-02-15 21:51

Charlize Theron proved she’ll do anything for charity…by kissing a woman to raise money for children in need. The 20-second kiss took place on stage at the OneXOne Fundraiser in San Francisco on October 22. Charlize had offered the kiss up for auction after a lacklustre response to her original (fabulous) package  of a trip […]

Meerkats in Life of Pi

By SAPeople 03-06-14 13:34

South Africans featured in “Life of Pi” by Yann Martel (winner of The Man Booker Prize 2002) OK, so they’re not exactly South African people, but a whole colony of meerkats appear in the middle of Pi’s survival adventure in the Pacific Ocean. “But it was the meerkats that impressed themselves most indelibly on my […]

Unlimited Energy

By SAPeople 28-02-15 08:13

Unlimited Energy is a project development and consulting firm offering services for emission reduction projects, such as the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and Voluntary Offsetting projects; renewable energy and energy efficiency projects and carbon offset. Unlimited Energy’s Project Development and Consulting Services include: * Carbon Projects * Climate Change and Energy Strategies * Renewable Energy […]

8 Reasons Why It’s Great to be South African

By SAPeople 20-10-09 06:42

written by Fred Roed from Ideate 1. We are resourceful We make it happen, despite the odds. Forget stories about wind-up radios or the CT Scan (which are pretty cool in their own right), this picture says it all… 2. We have aliens living amongst us Here’s to District 9 being the first of many […]

South African Surfers break Guinness World Record

By SAPeople 27-02-15 21:51

More than 100 surfers rode a wave at the Earthwave beach festival in Muizenberg, Cape Town on Sunday 4 October to break the Guinness World Record for the ‘most surfers riding the same wave’. “We estimated that there were more than 120 surfers on the fifth of the seven waves surfed at Muizenberg during Earthwave,’ […]

Why Coloureds can’t be Terrorists by MARK LOTTERING

By SAPeople 27-02-15 22:02

– Ons is altyd laat. We would have missed all 4 flights. – We talk loud and would bring attention to ourselves. – Met free kos en cooldrink oppie plane, we’ll sommer forget why we’re there. – We praat with our hands, so we’ll continually be putting the weapons down. – We would ALL want […]

It’s a Frickin’ Elephant!

By SAPeople 03-06-14 13:24

A class of five-year old students are learning to read. One of them pointed at a picture in a zoo book and said, “Look at this! It’s a frickin’ elephant!” The teacher took a deep breath, then asked…”What did you call it?” “It’s a frickin’ elephant! It says so on the picture!” And so it […]

Coppertone Meisie

By SAPeople 03-06-14 13:24

Onthou jy die Coppertone-meisie met haar hondjie wat haar blou swembroekie afgetrek het in die 60’s en 70’s? Wel, sy het groot geword en woon deesdae aan die KZN Suidkus, naby Margate iewers, en lyk deesdae so: (Blaai af) …die hondjie is dood.

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