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 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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Life in the UK Test – proving your knowledge of life in the UK

The Life in the UK Test is part of the KoLL requirement – Knowledge of Language and Life in the UK. Persons who want to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK or British Citizenship have to fulfil this KoLL requirement. The Life in the UK test is thus the one part of […]
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Finding Expat Schools In New Zealand

Many expat families opt to place their children in one of New Zealand’s excellent public or private schools. There are more than 20 schools in New Zealand, most in the Auckland area, that offer an International Baccalaureate (IB) programme. Some are private and some are state-sponsored. More than a dozen schools offer the Primary Years […]
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5 Solid Reasons Why Many South African Expats Are Returning Back

Though, most of the South African expats never return back to their homeland, however, in recent years, the numbers shot up of expats returning back to the South Africa. We have compiled 5 reasons that convince the expats to return to their homeland. 5 – Culture A lot of Saffas fail to adapt to the […]
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10 interesting facts about South African football players abroad

South Africa  have some top talent abroad. Check out the following to find out who they are: 1. FC Qarabağ, the club that Dino Ndlovu plays for, has been playing away from its home for 26 years because of political problems between Azerbaijan and Armenia. 2. Joburg-born Jacobs brothers hold the unique record of having […]
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Expats: Customs Requirements For Entry To America

Household goods and other personal belongings owned and used for at least one year may be taken into America duty free. A complete list of items and valuations is necessary. Items must remain in your possession for at least one year after your arrival in America. Disposing of them in any way during the first […]
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Proving your good character for British citizenship

In order to be successful in your British citizenship application, the Home Office must be satisfied that you are of good character. If you are not able to fulfil this requirement, your British citizenship application will be denied. It is thus crucial that future British citizenship applicants keep this in mind in their preparation for […]
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Are you flying to the UK? Check out these tips on customs and more

The consultants often receive desperate pleas for help from South Africans who are refused entry to the United Kingdom at the Port of Entry. Help at this stage, is, unfortunately, often too late. Our consultants have compiled some tips for persons travelling to the UK from South Africa. Pre-departure tips for flying to the UK […]
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Expat tax could be ‘final straw’ for South Africans

For some, the additional tax burden may be so significant that they won’t have any choice but to emigrate. There is a significant risk that multinationals and young, mobile South African tax residents could move to tax-friendly jurisdictions should the foreign employment income exemption be repealed as proposed, experts have warned. “We will raise in […]
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