Belgium invites Catalans to claim asylum, but not Boers and Afrikaners, who are also being oppressed and persecuted?

A Belgian minister has said “Catalan people who feel politically threatened can ask for asylum in Belgium. That includes President Puigdemont. This is 100 percent legal,” Theo Francken, the state secretary for asylum and migration, told public broadcaster VRT late on Saturday. Catalonia’s president (now in exile), Carles Puigdemont, says he’s not seeking asylum in Belgium, after fleeing […]
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Black Monday: SAFFAs who wear black should go out to buy SA products to support #StopFarmMurders

On Monday 30 October 2017 South Africans all over the world wore black to mourn the deaths of all the farmers who’ve been murdered. Just like every other South African I feel frustrated with the ongoing violence that South Africans of all races face daily. It is evil, brutal and unnecessary. I live here in the […]
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Iere kies Samoaanse Kiwi vir Bok-toets in Dublin

Die insluiting van ’n Nieu-Seelands gebore senter wat ook kwalifiseer om vir Samoa te speel, en die weglating van die ervare vleuel Simon Zebo, is die vernaamste kenmerke van die Ierse rugbygroep wat vir die jaareindtoetse gekies is. Bundee Aki gaan moontlik teen die Springbokke sy toetsdebuut maak vir sy aangenome land, Ierland. Die Iere […]
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A white family from SA’s refugee claim for asylum in Canada rejected

A white family from South Africa has had their refugee claim for asylum in Canada rejected, having been accused of submitting “white-supremacist hate literature” to bolster their claims of violence by the black majority in their homeland. The claim of the family of six was based on being white South Africans at risk of persecution […]
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Refugee status no easy way out

AfriForum often receives enquiries about refugee status because people feel increasingly unsafe. The civil rights organisation is convinced that Afrikaners – who know no other home – are able to lead a meaningful and sustainable existence in peace with other communities, here on the southernmost tip of Africa. Even if you are worried about the […]
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A HEAVY matter – what one should take along and what should be left behind

When travelling or migrating, one of the most difficult questions is what one should take along and what should be left behind. Sometimes emotions prevail and what you decide on, will be of little use when you eventually arrive at your destination. Windows and beds, for example, are not the same standard size all over […]
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Elderly Dependent Visa – bringing your parents or grandparents to the UK

The UK Elderly Dependent Visa offers the opportunity for a UK sponsor to bring an elderly dependent to the UK. One of the biggest concerns for expats is whether their parents will be able to join them in the UK. This is, of course, an understandable concern, as it is often difficult for parents and/or […]
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5 Solid Reasons Why Many South African Expats Are Returning Back

Though, most of the South African expats never return back to their homeland, however, in recent years, the numbers shot up of expats returning back to the South Africa. We have compiled 5 reasons that convince the expats to return to their homeland. 5 – Culture A lot of Saffas fail to adapt to the […]
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Worldwide’s one-of-a-kind World Guide

Mrs Ball’s Chutney, Ouma rusks, All Gold tomato sauce, Rooibos, Niknaks, biltong and droëwors. These products are as proudly South African as Sarie Marais or a barn dance on a Saturday evening. World Wide’s World Guide is the place where you can shop around in your own area for truly South African products. Betsy’s South […]
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Starting your life in France

If you are one of the lucky ones moving to France, then this post is for you. The four-year anniversary of our move here will be coming up in November. I can’t believe how quickly time has gone by and how much I have learned (and am still learning). Living in a smaller town has […]
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