Princess Charlene Meets with Springboks Ahead of England Match

By SAPeople Contributor 04-07-18 12:07

LONDON – The Springboks were visited by Royalty on Friday when Princess Charlene of Monaco dropped in on the Captains Run at Twickenham, to wish them well for their match against England on Saturday afternoon at the London venue. The former South African Olympic swimmer met with the team and exchanged gifts. She’ll return home with two […]

Princess Charlene Named Patron of South African Red Cross

By SAPeople 04-07-18 12:08

Princess Charlene was officially named patron of the South African Red Cross at an event in Monaco last weekend. The function – on the eve of the Monaco’s annual Red Cross Gala – was attended by Constance Motshumi and Derick Naidoo from the SA Red Cross society, and entertainment came from South African singers, Cenestra […]

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Princess Charlene Watches as Rafa Reigns Again in Monte Carlo

By SAPeople 04-07-18 12:08

Sports enthusiast Princess Charlene of Monaco was at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters on Sunday to watch Rafael Nadal win his ninth Monte-Carlo crown. The former South African Olympic swimmer, who was born in Zimbabwe and moved to Benoni when she was 11, accompanied her husband Prince Albert II to the match… on a day that marks the […]

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Faith, Farming and Fashion as Princess Charlene Visits the Pope

By SAPeople Contributor 04-07-18 12:09

Princess Charlene of Monaco, who converted to Roman-Catholicism shortly before her wedding in 2011, made her third visit to the Vatican on Monday, dressed in white and accompanied by her husband Prince Albert II. According to the Monaco Palace the couple met with his holiness Pope Francis to discuss a range of topics including environmental and climate […]

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PHOTOS: Princess Charlene Celebrates Christmas and Baby Birthdays in Monaco

By SAPeople 04-07-18 12:10

Just a week after celebrating the royal twins’ first birthday, Princess Charlene and Prince Albert II of Monaco have made many other children in the principality happy with their annual Christmas gift-giving event at the palace. The 37-year-old princess and her 57-year-old husband weren’t accompanied by their babies this time, as they focused instead on the Monégasques children […]

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Princess Charlene’s Touching First Speech…in French. Photos & Video

By SAPeople 04-07-18 12:10

Princess Charlene delivered her first public speech in French this weekend. It was short…but very sweet. In a tribute to her husband, Prince Albert II of Monaco, the former South African Olympic swimmer declared that: “[if] Albert I was the Prince Explorer, Rainier III the Prince Builder, Albert II is the Prince of Hearts…of my heart.” […]

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Rosberg and Princess Charlene are Winners at Monaco Grand Prix

By SAPeople 04-07-18 12:11

German racing driver Nico Rosberg may have been the surprise winner in today’s Monaco Grand Prix, but all eyes were also on the Principality’s Princess Charlene who looked racy, fabulous and totally stylish throughout the weekend’s events. Rosberg’s Mercedes team-mate, British racer Lewis Hamilton, was devastated when a decision (which he has confirmed both he and Mercedes made) […]

Princess Charlene Welcomes Young SA Rugby Team & Roger Federer to Monaco

By SAPeople 04-07-18 12:12

A young South African rugby team had the time of their lives in Monaco this weekend as the special guests of Princess Charlene of Monaco’s Foundation. The Under 12 team was invited as part of the South Africa – Monaco Rugby Exchange which was announced in February. Charlene’s brother Gareth Wittstock was one of the main people […]

Princess Charlene & Prince Albert Present Royal Twins on a Bittersweet Day

By SAPeople 04-07-18 12:12

Yesterday was declared a public holiday in Monaco as Princess Charlene (36) and Prince Albert (56) joyfully introduced their twins to the residents of the small, but luxurious, principality on the French Riviera. Church bells rang, a military band performed, and crowds – waving flags – clapped and cheered as the couple took to the Palace balcony, each […]

Princess Charlene of Monaco gives Birth to Twins

By SAPeople 04-07-18 12:15

The Palace of Monaco was lit up last night to celebrate the birth of twins to the Principality’s royal couple – South African Princess Charlene and Prince Albert II of Monaco. The birth took place yesterday evening at the Princess Grace Hospital on the hill overlooking Monaco. The palace has announced that the former Olympic athlete […]

Princess Charlene & Prince Albert II are Expecting their First Child

By SAPeople 04-07-18 12:16

Princess Charlene and Prince Albert are expecting their first child. The Monaco royal couple made the following short announcement on Friday 30 May: “T.S.H. the Prince and the Princess of Monaco are delighted to announce the pregnancy of H.S.H. Princess Charlène. The birth is expected at the end of the year.” This will be Princess […]

South African Expat Princess Charlene Speaks Candidly to French Paper

By SAPeople 04-07-18 12:16

Princess Charlene has given a candid interview to a French newspaper in which she attempts to quash yet more rumours about her love life, and pays homage to both South Africa and her new home of Monaco, while also highlighting the work of her Foundation. A German magazine, followed by others, recently published photos allegedly […]

Princess Charlene delights in Monaco’s Annual Christmas Tradition

By SAPeople 04-07-18 12:17

South African Princess Charlene spent the morning making Christmas dreams come true for many of the children of Monaco as she handed out gifts to them. And the children delighted her with an entertaining performance. The Princess and her husband, Prince Albert II, share a close relationship with the inhabitants of their small principality in […]


Princess Charlene From Paris To Russia With Love

By SAPeople 04-07-18 12:17

Princess Charlene has recently been the toast of Paris (where she outshone the supermodels at Paris Fashion Week), New York where she and Prince Albert II dined with the President and First Lady…and, with barely a moment back home at the Palace to unpack, she and her husband are on their way today to the […]

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Princess Charlene Shines Stateside

By SAPeople Contributor 04-07-18 12:18

Proving princesses do a lot more than simply pose for magazine covers, Princess Charlene  packed a variety of activities in to her recent trip to America with her husband, Prince Albert II of Monaco.  The royal couple’s September visit to America culminated in a dinner reception hosted by President Obama and his wife Michelle Obama […]

Princess Charlene attends London Paralympic Games 2012

By SAPeople Contributor 04-07-18 12:18

Princess Charlene and Prince Albert have enjoyed a busy and successful few days in the UK. The Monaco Royal Couple attended the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games in London on Wednesday August 29, and visited the Olympic village the following day. They also attended the Variety Children’s Charity presentation of a bus to a Greenhill Primary […]

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Princess Charlene laughs off Rumours she’s Depressed

By SAPeople 04-07-18 12:19

As malicious rumours swirled around Princess Charlene concerning the state of her marriage to Prince Albert II, the royal couple of Monaco put on a brilliant display of togetherness in Portugal.   Princess Charlene positively radiated happiness as she and the Prince flew in to Porto, in Portugal, on Friday to be inducted into the […]

Princess Charlene opens Turtle Island

Princess Charlene opens Turtle Island

By SAPeople Contributor 04-07-18 12:19

Inaugurated by H.S.H. Princess Charlene of Monaco, surrounded by a group of children of the Principality (Recreation Centre Prince Albert II), «The Turtle Island» is opening to the public, wednesday April 25th and it will enhance the visit to the Museum in a fun manner while raising the visitors’ awareness to the cause of tortoises […]

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Princess Charlene wrapped up in Lapland

By SAPeople 04-07-18 12:20

Princess Charlene and Prince Albert travelled to Lapland at the end of March…which provided some wonderful photo opportunities, although the main mission was for the Prince’s Foundation to sign an agreement with the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry to support young researches from the Arctic regions. The Prince also attended a conference devoted to the […]

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Princess Charlene Shines at the Ball

By SAPeople Contributor 04-07-18 12:20

The Prince’s Palace of Monaco uploaded these stunning photos of Princess Charlene with Prince Albert II on Saturday night (24th March 2012). They were attending the 2012 Rose Ball in Monte-Carlo. This year’s ball revived the 1960’s with the theme “Swinging London – Swinging Rose’. The ball was held under the Presidency of Prince Albert […]

Hey China! Check out Princess Charlene!

By SAPeople Contributor 04-07-18 12:21

After her very successful trip to Australia, Princess Charlene – or the African Princess as her SA fans are calling her – made a whirlwind trip to China where she again delighted the locals with her friendliness. The Princess, who is global ambassador and member of the International Board of Directors of the Special Olympics, […]

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Princess Charlene to open international exhibition in Australia

By SAPeople 04-07-18 12:21

Princess Charlène will represent her husband, Prince Albert II, at the opening of an exhibition in her mother-in-law’s honour – “Grace Kelly Style Icon” – in Australia on Saturday 10th March. The town of Bendigo in Victoria, Australia – where the exhibition is to be held – has been besieged by journalists and photographers anxiously […]

Princess Charlene and other South Africans at the Oscars tonight…

By SAPeople 19-08-22 09:17

After weeks of speculation, the Monaco Palace has finally confirmed today that Princess Charlene and Prince Albert II will definitely attend tonight’s 84th Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. UPDATE: Princess Charlene and Prince Albert II have arrived at the Oscars. The statement read: The Princely couple, invited by M.Robert A. Iger, […]

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Inauguration of the Princess Charlene Children’s Home

By SAPeople Contributor 04-07-18 12:22

HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco and HSH Prince Albert II visited the new premises of the Princess Charlene Children’s Home, where Princess Charlene unveiled the plaque for the Home. The former South African Olympic swimmer enthusiastically accepted that the Centre be given her name, since it corresponds to a major role of society, the protection […]

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