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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A re-invented, revived version of SA’s best-loved shoe is now available in the UK and Europe

South Africans abroad – this good news is for you! – Actually, it’s good news for anybody who wants to own a pair of SA’s most loved and well-known shoes – the humble (and highly sought after) VELDSKOEN™ are now available online.
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SA rugbyspeler vir hoë Engelse toekening benoem

ʼn Speler wat vir Suid-Afrika se naasbestes uitgedraf het, voor hy sy rugbyheil in Engeland gaan soek het, is vir ʼn hoë Engelse toekenning benoem.

Ruan Ackermann (22), die seun van die Springbok Johann Ackermann, is een van vyf spelers op die lys waaruit die toekenning vir die Premierliga se vonds van die jaar gedoen sal word.

Hy speel vir die klub Gloucester, wat deur sy pa afgerig word.

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Are you eligible for a British passport?

Fast facts about British nationality for South Africans – You could be eligible for British passport if you were:

Born to a parent (father or mother) who was born in the UK before 1983.
Born before 1983 to a parent who was born after 1949 – as long as that parent was a British citizen, or
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South Africans and the National Insurance Number

South Africans who are relocating to the United Kingdom sometimes get strangled in the paperwork and red-tape involved with their relocation.

One of the topics on which the consultants at Breytenbachs Immigration Consultants often get questions is the National Insurance Number.

We have compiled a short article for South Africans relocating to the UK, on the issue of the National Insurance number.

The National Insurance Number
The National Insurance (NI) number is unique for every person. You will keep your NI number for life, and the number will only be used for one person.

It consists of numbers and letters and is allocated by the Department for Works and Pensions.

The NI number is used by the HM Revenue & Customs and the Department for Works and Pensions to identify persons. The number also ensures that NI and tax contributions are recorded against the record of the correct person and that the correct amount of tax and NI are paid by every person.
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South Africans and the National Insurance Number

South Africans who are relocating to the United Kingdom sometimes get strangled in the paperwork and red-tape involved with their relocation.

One of the topics on which the consultants at Breytenbachs Immigration Consultants often get questions is the National Insurance Number.

We have compiled a short article for South Africans relocating to the UK, on the issue of the National Insurance number.
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Moving to the UK? Don’t leave South Africa without tying up these loose-ends

For South Africans, the road to the UK can be a challenging one, but once you get there it’s worth it. To help you navigate through all the requirements and to ensure that your move goes off as smoothly as possible, we’ve compiled some essential advice and information based on what other Saffas have learned while making the big move…
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UK government issues terror warning for travelers visiting South Africa

The British government has issued a travel warning to its citizens in South Africa, following potential terror activities in the country.

In a post published on the UK government’s official travel advice page, it warned that UK citizens in particular were targets and at risk of kidnapping for financial gain.
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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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