South-Africa is one of the poorest performing regions on the Henley Passport Index

While South Africa remains an under-performer‚ Japan is the best passport to have and the Emirati are capitalising on tourism to diversify their economies‚ according to an index of global travel access. President Cyril Ramaphosa is targeting travel within Africa to improve SA’s future scenario.

Since reaching its highest rank of 35th globally in both the 2008 and 2009 Henley Passport Index listings‚ South Africa has dropped 15 places‚ now occupying 50th place overall‚ offering 102 destinations with visa-free access.
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Over 200 Persecuted White South African Farmers Have Applied for Refuge in Australia

More than 200 farmers from South Africa have applied for humanitarian visas in Australia after suffering attacks for being white, according to the Australian Home Affairs Ministry.
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SA veearts, Lesotho-seun onder gaste wat die naweek die Britse koninklike troue bygewoon het

‘n Oudleerling van die St. Andrew-skool in Bloemfontein was een van honderde gaste wat die naweek die Britse koninklike troue bygewoon het.

Chris Kester Vickery (45), wat in 1990 aan dié skool gematrikuleer het, was een van die sowat 600 uitgesoekte gaste wat Saterdag die troue van die hertog en hertogin van Sussex bygewoon het.
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Visas for South Africans: Do you need a visa to travel to Australia and what does it cost?

Australia is a popular travel destination for South Africans, whether for vacationing or on a more permanent basis.

The political uncertainty of recent years saw a bit of a spike in the country’s citizens seeking to settle elsewhere, with the land Down Under getting a decent chunk of Saffers moving to its shores.

Most recently, one of former President Jacob Zuma’s bloodiest cabinet reshuffles saw Australian visa requests from South African surge by up to three times, following the axing of Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan from his previous post as Finance Minister.
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New Boks coach, Rassie Erasmus set to name his first Springbok squad in the coming week

The strongest indication yet of the direction the Springboks are headed under new coach, Rassie Erasmus is set to come to light this coming Saturday, as he will name his first squad since taking over the reins in March.
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Super Rugby News: Results, highlights and latest table for 18 and 19 May 2018

Jaguares 54-24 Bulls
Argentina’s Jaguares hammered the Bulls 54-24 in Buenos Aires.

Jaguares made it five victories in a row with a dominant second-half display overwhelming Bulls, who trailed 20-10 at half-time.
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Springbok Rugby News: Boks to play Wales without overseas-based players

Springbok coach, Rassie Erasmus will have to go into his first Test at the helm with a XV comprising of only players based in South Africa…………
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South Africa to tighten Visa Requirements For Israeli Citizens After Gaza Attack

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has condemned Monday’s carnage in the Gaza Strip as ‘an act of provocation and a violation of international law’.

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says he will raise, in Cabinet, the possibility of tighter visa requirements for Israeli citizens and the question of South Africans with dual citizenship who “fight in wars that South Africa regards as unjust”.
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Rugby News:- SA Rugby ditch overseas-based player policy

The pool of players available to new Springbok coach, Rassie Erasmus has just increased drastically, as SA Rugby have made a change to its selection policy, regarding overseas-based players.
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Sterkman Johan Els is as die wêreld se sesde sterkste man aangewys

‘n Sterkman van Christiana in Noordwes, Johan Els (38), is onlangs as die wêreld se sesde sterkste man aangewys.

Els het van 28 April tot 1 Mei aan The World’s Strongest Man-kompetisie in Manila in die Filippyne deelgeneem waar hy die sesde plek behaal het.

Die kompetisie gaan nie net oor brute krag nie; deelnemers se stamina, vaardigheid, taktiek, fiksheid en strategie in verskeie dissiplines word ook op die proef gestel.

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