ISRAEL UNCOVERS ALLEGED IRANIAN-BACKED TERROR CELL RUN FROM SA

An Israeli security agency has indicted three Palestinians from the West Bank on charges of espionage and terrorism after they confessed to accepting Iranian-assigned missions. An Israeli security agency says it has uncovered an anti-Israeli recruitment operation run from South Africa. The agency has indicted three Palestinians from the West Bank on charges of espionage […]
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Belangrike inligting vir SA ekspats wat meer as R1 miljoen verdien

Almal weet teen dié tyd dat SARS ʼn deel van die Artikel 10(1)(o)-belastingvrystelling wil wegneem. Hierdie vrystelling stel Suid-Afrikaners tans vry van belasting indien hulle langer as 183 dae in die buiteland werk, mits ʼn deel van die 183 dae een aaneenlopende tydperk van 60 dae is. Twee belangrike hersienings is aan die aanvanklike voorstel […]
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SA man in bid to break Cairo to Cape Town record

Johannebsurg – Adventurous South African traveller Andrew Russel will attempt to traverse the African continent, from Cairo to Cape Town, travelling by motorbike across eight countries in nine days in a bid to beat the current record of 12 days. Russel’s journey will take him through Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Botswana, before eventually […]
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Rand turbo-boosted in the wake of Ramaphosa win

The Rand enjoyed broad stability for most of last week and in fact gained on all of the G10 currencies leading up to the ANC elective conference over the weekend. The Ramaphosa result helped it kick on from Monday. The rally was aided in part by a weaker US Dollar, although it advanced far further […]
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Company capital gains tax increase in the UK

As part of the Budget measures, the Chancellor announced that the indexation allowance for companies that make capital gains is to be scrapped. The indexation allowance currently allows companies or organisations to include the effects of inflation and claim tax relief when calculating any chargeable gains that they make. The monthly indexation allowance will continue […]
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Suid-Afrikaanse Ambassade in Israel “gesluit”

Die ANC het besluit om die ambassade in Israel te sluit en, die kantore sal in die toekoms slegs ‘n skakel wees tussen die twee lande. Dit is gedoen om ondersteuning te toon aan die “verdruktes in Palestina”, en is waarskynlik ‘n teenreaksie teen die Amerikaanse president, Donald Trump, wat Jerusalem as hoofstad van die […]
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Namibians call on the Ministry of Home Affairs to refuse Steve Hofmeyr entry into Namibia

Namibians have called on the ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration to refuse Hofmeyr entry into the country. In an online petition started on Monday, the call is on government to show zero tolerance for racist and any divisive acts. Home Affairs spokesperson Salome Kambala, however, says they accorded the singer the work visa because […]
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Madonsela happy with court judgement on “reckless” Zuma

The woman of the moment, former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has welcomed Wednesday’s court ruling on the State Capture report. Madonsela says that the judgment made by Judge Dunstan Mlambo was in line with her own view of how President Jacob Zuma dealt with the report. “If someone says your house is burning, honestly, you’ve […]
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Pedofiel Dirk Prinsloo dalk voor nuwe jaar terug in SA

Dirk Prinsloo kan dalk, sodra alle administratiewe en wetlike reëlings in plek val, nog voor die nuwe jaar terug wees in Suid-Afrika, nadat sy tweede paroolaansoek suksesvol was. Amptenare in Belarus, waar hy in die tronk is, het verduidelik dit is moontlik, maar daar is egter “enkele burokratiese hekkies” wat eers oorkom moet word. Een […]
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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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