Prominente advokaat in VSA gesels oor sy liefde vir Afrikaans

Afrikaans is ʼn ryk en unieke taal. Suid-Afrika sal intellektueel armer wees as daar nie plek vir die taal in sy akademie en hoër onderwysinstellings is nie. So het Robert O’Brien, ʼn prominente advokaat van Los Angeles, Kalifornië, in ’n eksklusiewe onderhoud met Forum Nuus gesê. O’Brien het al verskeie topposisies binne die Bush-administrasie beklee […]
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IATA appeals for ‘alternatives’ to laptop ban onboard some flights to US

Airlines organisation IATA has called for a rethink by governments on the current laptop ban being applied onboard some flights to the UK and US. Larger mobile devices, including laptops and tablets, have been banned onboard some flights from the Middle East and North Africa to the UK and US since March due to security […]
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The United States isn’t as far away as some South Africans might think

The US is no new frontier for South Africans looking to move abroad, but never before has it been more attractive and accessible. The United States is home to almost 100 000 South Africans, with expats settling the land of the free as of the mid 20th century. Most of those leaving Mzanzi for the […]
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Trump’s new U.S. immigration laws: should South Africans working there be worried?

Many are asking what does American President Donald Trump’s 90-day rule barring the entry of foreign nationals into America for the purposes of state security and the fear of terrorism mean for South Africans who are living and working in America. Some of Mzansi’s favourite celebrities like Trevor Noah who hosts The Daily show, Terry […]
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SA Government to limit emigration by tracking those leaving SA for more than three months

So, despite working on building a more inclusive South Africa with opportunities for all, the government’s solution is to try and limit the number of South Africans leaving the country? Sounds unbelievable? Well, it kinda is. On Sunday, Rapport… reported that cabinet has approved a piece of legislation – don’t worry, it’s not law yet […]
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Memorial Weekend Camping 2017: at Leisure Resort campground in Fentress

We will be camping at Leisure Resort campground in Fentress (near San Marcos) again this coming Memorial Weekend. Date: May 27 – May 29, 2017 Venue: Leisure Resort campground in Fentress Leisure Resort is located right on the San Marcos river. It has many tent and RV sites, as well as cabins for rent. Some […]
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South Africans requests US investment visas

Demand for US investment visas by wealthy South Africans has more than doubled. Data released last week showed that South African demand for US EB-5 visas, which allow people to obtain a green card by investing $500 000 (R6.66 million) into a US business, has increased sharply since 2014. Doug van der Merwe of LCR […]
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South African Potjie in Texas:Discover all about this event right here

If you have been in Texas for a while, you may be aware of the Texas Potjie Festival. This is an annual South African cook-off that takes place in a campground over Labor Day Weekend. Now there is a new event for South Africans over Labor Day weekend! We recently spoke to one of the […]
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How have Trump’s immigrant rulings effect matters for South Africans wanting to move to the US?

No one can deny that the new Trump administration has caused chaos and uncertainty in the immigration arena in the USA. Amidst multiple litigation filings, the rumours are flying with ‘doomsday’ predictions. Here’s some clarity from a qualified source about where South Africans stand with regards to emigrating to the US: If you are a […]
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