British family reunion barbecue in South Africa turns into bloodbath

Retired David Thomas, 67, wife Brenda, 61, and close friend Shaun Vorster, 51, were tackled to the ground and tied up as victim Heila Kilian, 63, died before them from a single shot.

A Brit has described the harrowing moment a family reunion barbecue turned into a bloodbath when five armed men attacked his South African home and shot his sister-in-law through the heart.
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South African ‘Braai’…as Explained by a Foreigner

Previously, I mentioned several unique things South Africans do that I got to observe in the time spent living in this country (away from my homeland, The Netherlands). Recently, I saw some people walking barefoot in the local supermarket. This phenomenon comes along quite often, and my initial reaction was to offer assistance. “Did someone […]
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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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