Here’s how the taxman will come after South African expats

If you have a good job overseas‚ living in a country where the tax rate is 25%‚ but your salary falls into South Africa’s 45% tax bracket‚ the taxman now wants to come after you to collect the difference of 20%. Jerry Botha‚ a managing partner at Tax Consulting‚ said the draft tax law amendments […]
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What lies at the heart of South Africa’s economic woes, you guessed it – Corrupt state owned enterprises !!

The prevailing economic crisis sweeping through South Africa is a direct result of economic mismanagement largely shaped by the looting of state owned enterprises. Many are in deep trouble. Sheer incompetence and corruption has pushed entities like South African Airways and the South African Broadcasting Corporation closer to financial collapse. Serious questions are being asked […]
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Good Advice to S.A. Citizens who is Arrested or Jailed Abroad.

Under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (1963), which is the accepted standard for all member countries, persons who have been arrested outside their own country must have access to their consular representative. South Africans in this situation must immediately request the authorities to allow them to contact the South African Representative in that country. […]
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Send Flowers, Gifts, Booze, Biltong and even Fresh Cakes Back Home in SA or Abroad

Just because you are not there for that special occasion, event or achievement, does not mean you cannot show you care. Why take up this offer with South Africa’s favourite flower and gift shop? Firstly, they are by far the best known online Flower and Gift Shop. Everybody knows and trusts them and because of this, they […]
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ALL proceeds from online bookings at SAFFA.com go towards creating jobs for our people back home

ALL proceeds from flight, hotel or car hire bookings worldwide, at www.SAFFA.com, go towards creating jobs for our people back home in SA. If you want to support and help our suppressed and persecuted people in South Africa, simply book your next flight, hotel or car hire from www.SAFFA.com We use all proceeds to employ […]
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Rand crashes again as Gordhan is summonsed on fraud charges

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan has been issued with a summons on charges of fraud, according to EWN, relating to the early retirement of his former deputy, Ivan Pillay. EWN is reporting that it has received word that Gordhan will face charges of fraud along with Pillay and former commissioner Oupa Magashula. By 10:40am, the rand […]
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10 Families a day being Denied Boarding on flights to South Africa from Heathrow!

Families falling foul of draconian new rules that demand a full birth certificate for each child. In the busiest week of the year for British holidaymakers heading for South Africa, an average of 10 families a day are being denied boarding when they turn up at Heathrow. They fall foul of draconian new rules that demand a […]
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ANC Threat To Ban Dual Citizenship To Stop SAFFAs Fighting In Israeli Defence Force. Anti-Semitism?

The issue of South African Jews receiving military and intelligence training in Israel was discussed at the ANC lekgotla, as was the matter of local companies’ ties to the Jewish state. The ANC is reviewing South Africa’s dual-citizenship policy in a bid to stop South African citizens from taking up arms for the Jewish state. […]
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SA Brain Drain DOES exist. Crime, politics and jobs make SAFFAs leave – and they are happier for it.

A new report by InterNations Expat Insider shines some light on the profile of South African expats, why they leave the country, and how happy they are abroad. South Africa is the 49th top expat destination (out of 64), showing that it is seen more as an expat source country (people leave it), rather than […]
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Rand nears R13/$ and hits R20/£ despite claims it is stabilising…

The rand came within a few cents of the R13/$ level in the late afternoon on Tuesday as US housing data indicated a stronger US economy‚ further supporting the case for a rate hike in the world’s largest economy this year. The dollar gained against the euro in response to the data‚ which sent emerging […]
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