Moving abroad: The five most expat-friendly cities in the US

Although expats settle all over the States, there are some urban centres that are just a little more expat-friendly than others. The reasons for this differ, but most commonly, these cities are places that are multi-cultural and offer a variety of work opportunities. We spoke to immigration specialist Grant Kaplan to find out which cities […]
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How Shaun Abrahams’ dismissal could stall ANC Electives

As glorious as it has been seeing Shaun Abrahams forced out of his job as the NPA Director today, we’re afraid this will probably have some influence of the ANC Electives next weekend. There is something creepily unhealthy about Shaun’s relationship with Jacob Zuma. In fact, the latter has already begun his appeal against the […]
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VN-forum vir minderheidsregte toon internasionale behoefte vir moedertaalonderrig

Amptenare, burgerregte- en nieregeringsorganisasies van regoor die wêreld het vandeesweek bymekaar gekom tydens die 10de sitting van die Verenigde Nasies (VN) se Forum vir Minderheidsaangeleenthede in Genève, Switserland. Vanjaar se tema van die sitting is jeugkwessies van minderheidsgroepe en sluit onder meer kwessies soos onderwys, die jeug se deelname aan openbare kwessies en benutting van […]
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Coffin case duo denied bail

Coffin Case duo, Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen, were denied bail on Thursday, after bringing the application to the High Court in Middleburg pending the outcome of the application for leave to appeal. This, after Jackson’s representative, Advocate Wayne Gibbs, argued that his client, Oosthuizen, was not a flight risk as he had adhered to […]
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Disguised remuneration settlement opportunity in the UK

The new measure will introduce a loan charge on disguised remuneration avoidance schemes that remain unpaid on 5 April 2019. These types of schemes (including contractor loans) are used by employers and individuals and seek to avoid paying income tax and NICs. This is usually done by utilising a loan or other payment from a […]
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Cyril’s backers crack the Rand’s multi-month slump

With the two-horse ANC presidential race beginning to lean in favour of Cyril Ramaphosa, the market is starting to price in his victory and the Rand is firming up. This was compounded with the news that South Africa managed to dodge a bullet when Moody’s decided to postpone our credit rating downgrade until the political […]
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South Africans involved in Commission probe of UK church

A group of South Africans have become involved in the shocking disappearance of R6-million over in the UK, TimesLive reports. This disappeared from the coffers of a UK church and its associated charity. The two-year investigation under the auspices of the British Charity Commission has caused a divide in the congregation. The key flashpoint currently […]
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17-jarige Bloemfonteiner wen pluimbalkroon in ope

Die Bloemfonteinse skoolmeisie Nita Scholtz het die eerste junior Suid-Afrikaner geword om ’n senior internasionale pluimbaltitel in te palm toe sy verlede week die Botswana Ope in Lobatse gewen het. Scholtz (17), ’n leerling aan die Hoërskool Jim Fouché, het die titel gewen sonder om ’n enkele stel af te staan. Sy het die eerste […]
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Silwer vir Christian Sadie by Paralimpiese Wêreld-swembyeenkoms

Suid-Afrika se Christian Sadie het tot dusver die land se medalje-aanslag by die Paralimpiese Wêreld-swembyeenkoms gelei, wat die week in Mexiko gehou word. Sadie het met puik vertonings twee silwermedaljes gewen. Hy het tweede in die 50 m-vlinderslag in die S7-afdeling in 31.01 sek. geëindig. Carlos Serrano van Colombia was die wenner in 30.94. Sadie […]
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Durban woman flees Los Angeles wildfires

Animals‚ laptops‚ rollerskates‚ a few books and some sentimental items are some of the things a former Durbanite took when she was forced to evacuate her Los Angeles home as fires raged around her. Hundreds of thousands of LA residents had to flee their homes when wildfires spread‚ closing freeways and destroying homes. According to […]
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