Suur druiwe volg op Aussie-steun vir SA afrigter

Suur druiwe is oënskynlik die gevolg van verskeie voorste Australiese spelers se steun vir ʼn Suid-Afrikaanse afrigter. Dit steek blykbaar die Waratahs se voorsitter dwars in die krop dat die meeste Western Force-sterre hul oudbreier, Dave Wessels, na die Melbourne Rebels gevolg het sedert hul span uit die Superrugbyreeks gesit is. Luidens berigte reken Roger […]
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On a lighter note:- Five things you should never say to a South African

We’ve all been there – you meet someone for the first time and that moment they realise you’re South African, they suddenly start spouting random comments on your ethnicity, childhood, experiences or just ask the most annoying questions ever. Here are a few of the most common things people say that annoy South Africans. “Where […]
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Afrikaans is tops! – Fransman van Kovsies gooi Afrikaans alte gesellig

’n Student van Frankryk aan die Universiteit van die Vrystaat (UV) het in net 13 weke só goed Afrikaans leer praat dat mense nie wil glo dat hy ’n Fransman is nie. Sébastien Grall van Dijon in Frankryk, wat politieke wetenskap aan Kovsies studeer, het die beginnerskursus van Gesellig Afrikaans aan die UV voltooi en […]
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UK tax breaks for staff Christmas parties and other social events

In general, the cost of a staff party or other annual entertainment is allowed as a deduction for tax purposes. However, there are some important criteria that must be followed to ensure that there will be no taxable benefit charged to employees. An annual Christmas party or other annual event offered to staff generally is […]
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2018 set to bring new (official) emigration record for South Africans leaving SA

Whilst the unofficial amount is undoubtedly far higher, a new official emigration record is being predicted for 2018. The experts say more South Africans are leaving than ever before. Why? Need they still ask? With so much going on in South Africa practically every day, South Africans are set to break their own emigration record […]
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Suid-Afrikaanse eienaar van Tesla motorvervaardiging maatskappy in die VSA, maak verrassende aankondiging

Elon Musk, die Suid-Afrikaans gebore tegnoloog en eienaar van die Tesla motorvervaardiging maatskappy in die VSA, het nog altyd groot gedroom en groot gedoen wanneer hy iets aanpak. Sy jongste aankondiging het soos ’n veldbrand versprei oor Westerse lande, en dadelik groot belangstelling gewek vir sy nuwe planne. Met ’n groot prototipe Tesla vragmotor en […]
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My affair with the Countess from Sweden – Pieter de Lange

I have always had this boundless enthusiasm for exciting and interesting automobiles. I blame it on my Van der Vyver genes from my mother’s side. My dear granddad, Oupa Benjamin, had to look after a second-hand car dealership in Badplaas all these years ago when I was still a young boy and I was allowed […]
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Europe – in or out?

The hectic Brexit debate All over the country, in restaurants, pubs, offices and trains, the in or out question is openly, eagerly and often anxiously discussed. There has been endless speculation about how a European exit would influence house prices, interest rates, the banking sector, security, immigration, the NHS, scientific research, the arts and even […]
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Suid-Afrikaanse dwelmmuil in Hong-Kong gevonnis vir dwelmsmokkelary

Michael Amos (30), ’n inwoner van Marble Hall, wat meer as ’n jaar gelede in ’n dwelmstrik getrap het, is tot 25 jaar gevangenisstraf gevonnis vir dwelmsmokkelary. Hy is in Maart vanjaar deur sy prokureur aangeraai om skuldig te pleit aangesien daar gesê is dat skulderkenning in sy guns sou tel. Amos is in Maart […]
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The Eng Valley in Austria – Alana Bailey

The Eng Valley in Austria is an unspoilt, secluded piece of paradise, surrounded by the Alps. It can be reached via a toll road from Bavaria. To drive there is an experience in itself, with beautiful bridges, waterfalls and trees everywhere. A small community farms in the valley. There are signs of people migrating there […]
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