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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11 words you should swap out for American English words in the States

A concise list of the South African words you should swap out for American English words in order to be understood in the States. The trickiest part about moving to America is adjusting to the American verbiage. Do not think that because they speak English, it is the same English that you speak. Although, American […]
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New UK Immigration changes to be implemented

There are a number of UK Immigration changes that will be implemented in April 2017. It is important that UK visa applicants take note of the various changes, in order to prepare themselves for these changes, and where possible to apply beforehand, in order to avoid the more strict requirements. One of the important changes […]
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New venue in London gives South Africans a taste of home

For many South Africans living in London, that perfect taste of home can be somewhat elusive. Outside of a few get-togethers around friends’ houses, it is hard to find those authentic flavours. This is where bbar in Victoria comes to the rescue. The chic little South African restaurant and cocktail bar is part of the […]
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South Africans that have made it big abroad in the USA

Many countries around the world are benefiting from brilliant South Africans who have gone in search of better opportunities or a safer, more stable place to live. Thousands of highly-skilled South Africans, including doctors and engineers, have emigrated to English-speaking countries over the last two decades. Research consultancy Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies estimated there […]
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100,000 Whites flee anti-white South Africa as over ten times more Africans arrive from Africa, DESPITE “xenophobia”

An estimated total of 95,158 whites have left South Africa since 2011, according to a new Statistics SA report released on Thursday. According to the 2015 mid-year population estimates, in the same period 1,067,937 Africans and 40,929 Asians migrated to South Africa. The figures took into account total departures and total arrivals over the period. […]
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Jislaaik, check these lekker Afrikaans words foreigners should know…

Thanks to SAFFA’s (South Africans abroad), there are a lot of Pommies, Greeks, Aussies and various other nationalities who know what “jislaaik” and a ‘braai‘ or “boerewors” and “biltong” is …but when they visit our shores they don’t know the more important words…like babelaas, bakkie and tekkies! And so they travel around South Africa in a dwaal,  unaware […]
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Petition to Make The Cape a Federal Homeland State for Afrikaans Khoi-San, Coloured and European people

Please sign and share this petition to Make The Cape a Federal Homeland State for Afrikaans Khoi-San, Coloured and European people in Southern Africa to protect them and their unique heritage. The Cape has a long history which sets it apart from South Africa. It is the traditional homeland for Khoi-San bushman people, the Cape […]
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Afrikaans comes to UK TV on Freeview via Arqiva & THEMA

JSTV and JSTV2, along with KykNET join UK’s Freeview HD line-up through IPTV. THEMA, a CANAL+ group company specialising in foreign TV channel distribution providing content, legal, technical and marketing expertise, together with Arqiva is distributing four pay TV channels on to Freeview HD devices. JSTV and JSTV2, the only Japanese channels available in Europe […]
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