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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South Africa’s No. 1 comedian Nik Rabinowitz visits London this autumn

Nik Rabinowitz has just turned forty and is on the verge of a midlife crisis. Except that apparently forty is the new thirty, so now he’s not sure when to have the crisis, which is a crisis in itself. Also, his wife has just had their third baby – so really, he can’t have a […]
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Life in the UK Test – proving your knowledge of life in the UK

The Life in the UK Test is part of the KoLL requirement – Knowledge of Language and Life in the UK. Persons who want to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK or British Citizenship have to fulfil this KoLL requirement. The Life in the UK test is thus the one part of […]
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London Peaceful Protest for South African Farmers to Go Ahead

Date: Saturday 04 November 2017 Time: 10h30am to 12h30pm Location: Pavement outside the South African High Commission, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DP. A peaceful united protest – organised by South African expats in London – regarding the farm murders back home in SA, is to go ahead on Saturday 4 November 2017. The organisers say […]
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SAFFA LADIES LUNCH – WIMBLEDON

EVENT DETAILS & LOCATION Event Date 21-Oct-2017 13:00 Location Nando’s Wimbledon,Russell Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 1QN, UK It’s time for another kuiertjie… Will be nice to see familiar faces and new ones. Please do come and join us… it’s always good fun…not forgetting loads of laughter.  
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Five things you should never say to a South African – Unless you’re trying to annoy them

We’ve all been there – you meet someone for the first time and that moment they realise you’re South African, they suddenly start spouting random comments on your ethnicity, childhood, experiences or just ask the most annoying questions ever. Here are a few of the most common things people say that annoy South Africans. “Where […]
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The Sable International Cape Town Funny Festival in London

Event Details & Location Event Date 29-Sep-2017 19:00 Location Leicester Square Theatre The Cape Town Funny Festival in London, now in its 4th year will run for 3 nights at Leicester Square Theatre. Cape Town’s leading comedy stars, including Alan Committie, Marc Lottering, Dylan Skews, Mark Palmer and Daniel Mpilo Richards are on the line-up. […]
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