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Here’s the 10 richest people in the world – 19 April 2023

By Hennely Nel 19-04-23 16:07

The rich is getting richer, and these people have managed to become the 10 richest people in the world. FOR MORE BUSINESS & FINANCE NEWS VISIT THE SA PEOPLE WEBSITE The Bloomberg Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the world’s richest people. France’s Bernard Arnault is the new richest person in the world having surpassed South African-born Elon Musk. […]

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Air France introduces new cabins on Paris-South Africa route

By Hennely Nel 19-04-23 09:20

Air France’s brand new long-haul cabins have now been introduced to passengers on board its Paris-Johannesburg route. Passengers travelling from France to South Africa can now experience new features in all classes. The new Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, which are equipped with these latest cabins took off for the first time from Paris’ Charles de […]

Haute-Couture Designer and Fashion Icon Karl Lagerfeld Dies at 85

By Reuters 19-02-19 17:20

German haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the fashion industry with his extravagant outfits and striking catwalks, has died aged 85. Instantly recognizable in his dark suits, pony-tailed white hair and sunglasses, Lagerfeld was best known for his association with Chanel but delivered collections for LVMH’s Fendi and his […]

DIRCO Ready for South African Elections Abroad. Still Time to Register!!!

By Jennie Glover 19-02-19 19:21

With the General Elections fast approaching, International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, has called on Heads of Mission around the world to rally behind the Electoral Commission (IEC) to allow for smooth elections for South Africans living abroad. “I have directed all Heads of Mission and Consular Generals to ensure that the IEC […]

SA Playing its Part to Curb Maritime Crime

By SAPeople Contributor 06-02-19 12:27

South Africa says it is actively playing its part to combat transnational organised maritime crime, while remaining committed to combating lawlessness at sea. Ambassador Mxolisi Nkosi, the Deputy Director-General of Global Governance and Continental Agenda at the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), on Tuesday addressed a United Nations Security Council debate on transnational […]

Local Producers to Partake in German Fruit Fair

By SAPeople Contributor 31-01-19 13:02

South African fruit and vegetable exporting companies will show off their wares at the upcoming Fruit Logistica Trade Fair in Germany. The trade fair will get underway on Tuesday 5th February in the country’s capital, Berlin. “The Fruit Logistica Berlin, which is regarded as the world’s leading international trade fair for the fresh fruit and […]

SA Condemns Deadly Attacks in Philippines

By SAPeople Contributor 30-01-19 16:23

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday sent a message to his Philippine counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte, following the terrorist blasts in the southern Philippines. The President condemned the attacks, saying terrorism in any form and from whichever quarter cannot be condoned. This morning two people were killed and four others were injured in a grenade explosion inside […]

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Blood Moon: Lunar Eclipse Myths from Around the World

By Guest Contributor 27-07-18 16:51

Millions of people will have the opportunity to see a lunar eclipse – an event popularly known in the media as a “blood moon” – on Friday July 27. Visible for most of the world including South Africa – only North America and Greenland are expected to miss out – it’s set to be the […]

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6 South African TV Journalists Who’ve Gone Global

By SAPeople Staff Writer 05-04-18 00:10

Anyone watching news reports in England, the US or Australia these days might be struck by a growing phenomenon – South African accents. More and more journalists from South Africa are either taking the anchor seat on leading international news programmes or reporting for them from hot spots around the world. Whether it’s on an […]

WATCH Ellen and the South African Couple Devoted to Wildlife

By SAPeople Staff Writer 02-02-16 12:35

U.S. talk show host Ellen de Generes has long been known as a supporter of animal causes, and now it’s African animal causes too. Two of her most recent guests were Dereck and Beverly Joubert, the South African conservationists and award-winning photographers. The South African couple, who have lived in the Botswana wilderness for some […]

After Paris, Muslims Around World Say #NotInMyName

By SAPeople Staff Writer 16-11-15 12:27

Countless Muslims around the world are voicing their disapproval of the ISIS attacks on Paris on Friday, in which at least 129 people were killed, by raising their voices on social media under the banner #NotInMyName. At the centre of the campaign is a video from September 2014 called “#NotInMyName: ISIS Do Not Represent British Muslims” that […]

Video Spoof: Who Wants To Be A Volunteer?

By SAPeople Contributor 11-11-14 08:37

A Norwegian group has made a brilliant video spoof, highlighting the fact that stereotypes about Africa harm dignity, and calling on viewers to challenge the perceptions and vote for better fundraising campaigns that don’t perpetuate debilitating myths of Africa. The video opens with a scene from a “reality show” in which volunteers race to throw food at “starving” […]

American Film Industry on Tour in South Africa

By SAPeople Contributor 27-02-14 20:42

A group of Hollywood heavyweights has arrived in South Africa – looking to spend their film and TV production budgets in the country. With that as their mission, the four American executives met South African production professionals at National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) headquarters in Houghton in Johannesburg, before travelling down to Cape Town […]

Be part of the Kony 2012 Movement

By SAPeople 09-03-12 11:43

Kony 2012 is taking the internet world by storm. KONY 2012 is a film and campaign by Invisible Children that aims to make Joseph Kony famous, “not to celebrate him, but to raise support for his arrest and set a precedent for international justice”. (Scroll down to view video) Kony is the guerrilla leader and […]

Letters to Noah, Soccer Fans and More

By SAPeople 03-06-14 13:24

From an email doing the rounds… Dear Noah, We could have sworn you said the ark wasn’t leaving till 5. Sincerely, Unicorns Dear Twilight fans, Please realize that because vampires are dead and have no blood pumping through them, they can never get an erection. Enjoy fantasizing about that. Sincerely, Logic Dear Icebergs, Sorry to […]

Ronaldo bares almost all

By SAPeople 10-09-10 21:53

OK, OK, he’s not exactly South African, but he did spend a good few weeks in South Africa until Portugal were eliminated from the Fifa World Cup (and he had his photo taken with Nelson Mandela). So, on that technicality, here’s one for the girls – a sneak peek at football player Ronaldo’s new Armani […]

Understanding Engineers (joke email)

By SAPeople 27-02-15 21:59

From an international email doing the rounds Understanding Engineers #1 – Woman vs. Bicycle Two engineering students were walking across campus when one said, “Where did you get such a great bike?” The second engineer replied, “Well, I was walking along yesterday minding my own business when a beautiful woman rode up on this bike. […]

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When you thought I wasn’t looking

By SAPeople 27-02-15 21:59

From an email doing the rounds. Submitted by Marie Naude. The picture is priceless, but the verse is wonderful WHEN YOU THOUGHT I WASN’T LOOKING A message every adult should read because children are watching you and doing as you do, not as you say. When you thought I wasn’t looking I saw you hang […]

Tom and Jen at the MTV Awards

By SAPeople 07-06-10 19:56

Not South African – but just too funny to not share with South Africans! Watch about 2 minutes in when Tom Cruise (aka Les Grossman) dances with Jennifer Lopez…

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