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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Sharp rise in people jumping SA ship

South African computer programmer Dennis Bartlett says his decision to emigrate was a “no-brainer”. “In my field there are no jobs in South Africa …. The UK on the other hand had 11 possible positions, and I’ve been able to get British citizenship. It was a no-brainer,” he said. His sought-after skill is programming in […]
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Trailer alert: First look at ‘SuzelleDIY’ starring as a bridezilla in Tali’s Wedding Diary

ShowMax has just released the first trailer for their debut original series, Tali’s Wedding Diary, a mockumentary starring Julia Anastasopoulos (aka SuzelleDIY). Premiering on 14 December 2017, Tali’s Wedding Diary follows a self-obsessed Sandton princess (Julia) who’s moved to Cape Town and is filming the build-up to her wedding to her property-agent fiancé Darren (Anton […]
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WEEKEND THINKING: Don’t do as I say; do as I do …

Last week we visited the Palace of Westminster, or Houses of Parliament, where British politicians work and meet. Certainly one of the most famous must-sees of the beautiful old building is Big Ben, which of course is not the watch, but the clock. And old Ben is now in the process of undergoing a “facelift”. […]
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Number of South Africans selling homes to move abroad has trebled since 2013

Perhaps South Africa looks better on a postcard than it does up close. That certainly seems to be the feeling of a growing community in this country who are selling homes, and plotting their escape routes. John Loos is an FNB property specialist. As reported by Business Tech, Loos was speaking on Radio 702 this […]
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Allister Coetzee laughs off suggestions that his time at the Boks may be up

Bok coach Allister Coetzee is quite adamant he is going nowhere following suggestions that his time at the helm is drawing to a close after a less-than-satisfactory two years pulling the reigns. Since Coetzee took over from Heyneke Meyer in 2016, the Boks have won less than half of their 24 games so far, registering […]
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Hoe om jou Suid-Afrikaanse burgerskap in stand te hou

Talle Suid-Afrikaners in die buiteland verloor onwetend hulle Suid-Afrikaanse burgerskap wanneer hulle in die buiteland om ’n ander burgerskap aansoek doen, sonder om eers by die Suid-Afrikaanse departement van binnelandse sake toestemming om behoud van die Suid-Afrikaanse burgerskap te kry. Die burgerskap kan eers weer heringestel word wanneer hulle kan bewys dat hulle permanent terug […]
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What you need to know before visiting the Margaret River area in Australia

While the area is quite popular for its beaches, famous landmarks and beautiful natural wonders, it boasts a huge following of wine-loving travellers to its amazing wineries. If you are looking to see as much as possible then make sure to travel there during Australia’s months of summer – which usually begin in December and […]
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South Africa’s No. 1 comedian Nik Rabinowitz visits London this autumn

Nik Rabinowitz has just turned forty and is on the verge of a midlife crisis. Except that apparently forty is the new thirty, so now he’s not sure when to have the crisis, which is a crisis in itself. Also, his wife has just had their third baby – so really, he can’t have a […]
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German bar bans ‘aggressive, stealing’ Africans

The Kreuzweise, a bar in the Konrad-Adenauer-Allee has had repeated trouble with a group of guests from Africa. It has now decided to ban Africans. Tatjana Dogan, the landlady, is not shy about her political affiliation, “We are left,” she says. The bar is a well-known part of the left-wing scene in Augsburg, Germany. The […]
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