10 Families a day being Denied Boarding on flights to South Africa from Heathrow!

Families falling foul of draconian new rules that demand a full birth certificate for each child. In the busiest week of the year for British holidaymakers heading for South Africa, an average of 10 families a day are being denied boarding when they turn up at Heathrow. They fall foul of draconian new rules that demand a […]
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ANC Threat To Ban Dual Citizenship To Stop SAFFAs Fighting In Israeli Defence Force. Anti-Semitism?

The issue of South African Jews receiving military and intelligence training in Israel was discussed at the ANC lekgotla, as was the matter of local companies’ ties to the Jewish state. The ANC is reviewing South Africa’s dual-citizenship policy in a bid to stop South African citizens from taking up arms for the Jewish state. […]
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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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New SA Immigration Visa Regulations will wipe R4.1 Billion and Tens of Thousands of Jobs off Tourism

New onerous visa regulations for travelers coming to South Africa could see R4.1 billion wiped from the country’s economy, as thousands stand to lose their jobs. This is according to the Tourism Business Council of SA, which recently published an impact report on the regulations in partnership with Grant Thornton SA. The report found that the changes in immigration regulations over […]
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Huge Spike in number of South Africans wanting to Emigrate. From 1-2 a week to 5-10 a day!

Emigration specialists reveal a spike in the number of South African citizens investigating or applying for foreign citizenship or residence abroad. South African citizens can enter 97 countries with a South African passport without requesting a visa beforehand. Still, there are growing numbers who apply for foreign citizenship or residence, which some see as a […]
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Howzit All…

Welcome to Saffa.com. As our name implies, we are “Proudly South Africans Abroad”. Saffa’s have made a home for themselves in all corners of the globe, yet are still strongly connected to the culture and lifestyle that comes with being South African. Ironically our heritage is a result of a mix of cultures from all […]
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