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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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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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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South African Expats (SAFFAs) with Kids Take Six Months to Settle but it Makes Families Closer

Despite the benefits of raising a family abroad, parents and children alike take time to settle into their new life. However, the challenge can bring families closer together, according to new data. Almost half of expat parents say their children take longer than six months to feel at home in their new country, with 25% […]
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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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Skopstryd tussen SA losskakels in Frankryk tydense Pro D2-reeks

Twee losskakels uit Suid-Afrika was Sondag in ʼn skopstryd gewikkel in die jongste ronde van die Franse Pro D2-reeks. Danré Gerber het op die ou end die botoon gevoer en sy span, Mont de Marsan, het Perpignan met 44-20 geklop. Hy het met vier doelskoppe en twee strafdoele geslaag om 14 punte op die telbord […]
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