South Africa, international pressure mounting

While the South African media remains conveniently quiet about international resistance to the current regime in the country, dr Dan Roodt described it as “already bigger than the anti apartheid movement ever was.”

During the apartheid years groups of people regularly protested outside South African embassies. It is however worth remembering that these protests were funded by various liberal governments, amongst others Sweden and the Netherlands. The United Nations also backed the movement. The anti-apartheid movement cannot, therefore, really be regarded as a spontaneous movement, while the current protest movement definitely is exactly that.
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South African thespian, Pieter-Dirk Uys performs in London this May and June

Since 1985 satirist Pieter-Dirk Uys has performed in London (mainly at the Tricycle Theatre, sometimes at the old Donmar Warehouse and now at the Soho Theatre) around twenty times with his one-man shows; sometimes with his plays.

It’s a city that knows him well and he returns to London in June, this time without his usual armour of false eyelashes, extreme characters and their sketches which helped to deflect the poison arrows of government censorship and political correctness throughout the years of apartheid and even now in the present kleptocracy of the Rainbow Nation.
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Weekly Travel Information for London

London Overground:-
Minor delays between Surrey Quays and New Cross due to a shortage of trains caused by recent weather conditions. GOOD SERVICE on the rest of the route. GOOD SERVICE all other London Overground routes.

Piccadilly Line:-
SEVERE DELAYS between Acton Town and Uxbridge due to a signal failure on the eastbound at Sudbury Town, your tickets will be accepted on the local buses.

TfL Rail:-
SEVERE DELAYS between Ilford and Shenfield eastbound and MINOR DELAYS Shenfield to Liverpool Street westbound due to an earlier faulty train, your tickets will be accepted on the local buses and the Underground.


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Bakerloo:- Good service
Central:- Good service
Circle:- Good service
District:-
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Weekly Travel Information for London

London Overground:-
Minor delays between Surrey Quays and New Cross due to a shortage of trains caused by recent weather conditions. GOOD SERVICE on the rest of the route. GOOD SERVICE all other London Overground routes.
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25% OFF Global Flights: London, New York, Frankfurt, Zurich, Phuket, Bangkok… BOOK NOW!

Qatar Airways are offering amazing deals to global destinations. CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW before tickets are taken.

Till when can I book? Until 28 Feb 2018

When can I depart? 21 Feb – 22 Mar 2018, 9 Apr – 20 Jun 2018 1 July – 10 Dec 2018

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TRIBUTE TO THE SOUTH AFRICAN SS MENDI HEROES – SOUTHAMPTON,UK

Calling South Africans & Communities in Southampton, Portsouth & Winchester. Join us as we pay tribute to the fallen Unremembered SA Heroes of the SS Mendi of 1917.
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Lughawe in Londen gesluit oor WWII-bom

Die London City-lughawe is Sondag gesluit nadat konstruksiewerkers ’n bom uit die Tweede Wêreldoorlog in die Teemsrivier daar naby gekry het. ’n Gebied van 214 m is versper nadat die WWII-bom in die Koning George V-dok gevind is terwyl hulle konstruksiewerk gedoen het, berig die BBC. Die lughawe val in die gebied en is dus […]
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Katie Hopkins comes to SA about farm murders

The British TV personality, Katie Hopkins, comes to South Africa to report on farm murders. She went so far to mention the result of “anti-white cleansing”. Hopkins is known for her position against Muslims, immigrants and has supported Donald Trump in his presidential campaign. With more than 90,000 Twitter followers, his farm murders can place […]
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South African opera star who beat the odds performs for London audiences

The multitalented South African opera star Njabulo Madlala will perform a concert called “A Night at the Opera” hosted by the High Commission of South Africa in London on 8 February 2018. Madlala hails from Inanda, a poor township just north of Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal. As a young boy, he was inspired by his grandmother, […]
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Travelogue: What to expect when moving from South Africa to London

When you make a life-changing decision to move to a different country (for whatever reason) there is a lot to take into consideration. In October 2016, I moved from sunny South Africa to the wonderful winter that only the United Kingdom can be well known for! I joined my wonderful boyfriend (FYI – he is […]
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