Rugby: Vermeulen announces he is off to Japan

Bruising Springbok loose forward, Duane Vermeulen has signed for Japanese Top League club the Kubota Spears. The 31-year-old was previously linked with a move back to South Africa, as well as Aviva Premiership side Bath, after his contract with French Top 14 outfit, Toulon expired at the end of the European season. However, Vermeulen will […]
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No more boarding announcements at 6 South African airports

Passengers departing on flights from Airports Company South Africa’s (Acsa) six regional airports will no longer receive passenger boarding calls from 1 July 2018. In a statement released on Monday (25 June), Acsa said that the following airports will all be implementing the intervention to reduce noise levels: Port Elizabeth International Airport; Bram Fischer International […]
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Wêreldwyd bring “Afrikaans is Lekker” na Australië en Nieu-Seeland

Wêreldwyd het vanjaar weer hande gevat met South African Events om eg Afrikaanse vermaak na Suid-Afrikaners in Nieeu-Seeland en Australië te bring deur op te tree as hoofborg van die Afrikaans is Lekker 2018-toer. Afrikaans is Lekker is ’n jaarlikse Suid-Afrikaanse konsert wat in Australië en Nieu-Seeland deur South African Events aangebied word. Soortgelyke musiekgeleenthede […]
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New visa rules good news for South Africans looking for work in the UK

The UK Home Office has announced that it will henceforth no longer include doctors and nurses in the cap on the Tier 2 Visa cap. This is according to immigration consultants Breytenbachs, which notes that every month, since December 2017, the monthly quota for the Tier 2 Restricted Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS) was reached. “Many […]
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Suid-Afrika se voorste amateur-gholfspelers storm voort in Britse toernooi

Suid-Afrika se voorste amateur-gholfspelers se goeie week in Skotland duur voort, met vyf van die land se jong sterre wat Donderdag in aksie sal wees in die Britse Amateurkampioenskap se ronde van 32. En met twee wedstryde waarin twee Suid-Afrikaners mekaar pak, sal die land minstens twee, en moontlik drie, in die ronde van 16 […]
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SA restaurant voted 50th best in the world

The Test Kitchen in Cape Town was awarded at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018. The awards ceremony of the The World’s 50 Best Restaurants was held on 19 June at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain. This glittering event attracts the very finest chefs from around the world, as they gather to celebrate (and […]
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China visa scam: SA government won’t give financial relief to stranded teachers

The 50 South Africans who fell prey to a work visa scam in China will not receive any financial help from their own government. That’s according to the parents who are fighting tooth and nail to get their children home.

Sucked in by the promises of Owen Wong – a man who claimed to represent a company called Sanda Youth International – the group thought they would be taking up a position to teach English as a foreign language to local children.

They arrived in the country without a hitch, but Wong convinced the would-be teachers that he needed their passports to finalise all of their work visas.
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Moving abroad: Five steps to making your move simpler

Picking the right removal company will be one of the most important decisions you make when moving abroad.

Once you have decided you are moving abroad, it is vital that one of the first steps you take towards making your move as plain-sailing as possible is to choose the right removal company.

We chatted to the experts at Stuttaford Van Lines and found out the best way to approach a big move.
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Education in China: This is what you need to know

Today it is certainly not an exaggeration to say that literally thousands of South Africans gives school in Russia, the Middle East and Asia. Only in China alone there are hundreds of teachers in the one internet group of which I am the administrator, called South Africans Living In China. But it’s not without dangers and problems, as one of the members of the group recently found out. Madri Strydom was detained in Beijing for sixteen days before being deported to South Africa.

Madri was not the first South African to have been deported. Neither the first who did nothing wrong and yet the Chinese showed her the door. She will certainly not be the last.
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Suid-Afrikaanse renjaer Stuart “Stuwie” skitter op beroemde Belgiese baan

Die Suid-Afrikaanse renjaer Stuart “Stuwie” White het die afgelope naweek een van die wedrenne in die Franse Formule Vier in België gewen en het nou sy oog op die algehele titel.

Stuwie (16) se pa, David, vertel dat hulle eers verlede Dinsdag gehoor het dat ’n borgskap beskikbaar is dat hy in België kan gaan deelneem.

Maar hokaai as jy dink Stuwie was grootoog en het net gegaan om die getalle vol te maak.
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