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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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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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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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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Suur druiwe volg op Aussie-steun vir SA afrigter

Suur druiwe is oënskynlik die gevolg van verskeie voorste Australiese spelers se steun vir ʼn Suid-Afrikaanse afrigter. Dit steek blykbaar die Waratahs se voorsitter dwars in die krop dat die meeste Western Force-sterre hul oudbreier, Dave Wessels, na die Melbourne Rebels gevolg het sedert hul span uit die Superrugbyreeks gesit is. Luidens berigte reken Roger […]
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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 eienaar van Tesla motorvervaardiging maatskappy in die VSA, maak verrassende aankondiging

Elon Musk, die Suid-Afrikaans gebore tegnoloog en eienaar van die Tesla motorvervaardiging maatskappy in die VSA, het nog altyd groot gedroom en groot gedoen wanneer hy iets aanpak. Sy jongste aankondiging het soos ’n veldbrand versprei oor Westerse lande, en dadelik groot belangstelling gewek vir sy nuwe planne. Met ’n groot prototipe Tesla vragmotor en […]
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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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