Ladysmith Black Mambazo clinch 5th Grammy

Legendary South African choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo have won its fifth Grammy award.

The glitzy ceremony took place at Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday night. The group scooped the prestigious award for Best World Music Album for its album Shaka Zulu Revisited.
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Which five American states have the most similar weather to South Africa?

If you’re planning on moving to the US, you might want to consider the weather before deciding where to go. If you want to move to the States and are not bound to any particular city or state, read what the experts at The Law Offices of Grant Kaplan have to say about which states’ […]
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Moving abroad: The five most expat-friendly cities in the US

Although expats settle all over the States, there are some urban centres that are just a little more expat-friendly than others. The reasons for this differ, but most commonly, these cities are places that are multi-cultural and offer a variety of work opportunities. We spoke to immigration specialist Grant Kaplan to find out which cities […]
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Silwer vir Christian Sadie by Paralimpiese Wêreld-swembyeenkoms

Suid-Afrika se Christian Sadie het tot dusver die land se medalje-aanslag by die Paralimpiese Wêreld-swembyeenkoms gelei, wat die week in Mexiko gehou word. Sadie het met puik vertonings twee silwermedaljes gewen. Hy het tweede in die 50 m-vlinderslag in die S7-afdeling in 31.01 sek. geëindig. Carlos Serrano van Colombia was die wenner in 30.94. Sadie […]
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Durban woman flees Los Angeles wildfires

Animals‚ laptops‚ rollerskates‚ a few books and some sentimental items are some of the things a former Durbanite took when she was forced to evacuate her Los Angeles home as fires raged around her. Hundreds of thousands of LA residents had to flee their homes when wildfires spread‚ closing freeways and destroying homes. According to […]
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Sharp rise in people jumping SA ship

South African computer programmer Dennis Bartlett says his decision to emigrate was a “no-brainer”. “In my field there are no jobs in South Africa …. The UK on the other hand had 11 possible positions, and I’ve been able to get British citizenship. It was a no-brainer,” he said. His sought-after skill is programming in […]
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2018 set to bring new (official) emigration record for South Africans leaving SA

Whilst the unofficial amount is undoubtedly far higher, a new official emigration record is being predicted for 2018. The experts say more South Africans are leaving than ever before. Why? Need they still ask? With so much going on in South Africa practically every day, South Africans are set to break their own emigration record […]
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Suid-Afrikaanse eienaar van Tesla motorvervaardiging maatskappy in die VSA, maak verrassende aankondiging

Elon Musk, die Suid-Afrikaans gebore tegnoloog en eienaar van die Tesla motorvervaardiging maatskappy in die VSA, het nog altyd groot gedroom en groot gedoen wanneer hy iets aanpak. Sy jongste aankondiging het soos ’n veldbrand versprei oor Westerse lande, en dadelik groot belangstelling gewek vir sy nuwe planne. Met ’n groot prototipe Tesla vragmotor en […]
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Draaiboek van skrywer François Bloemhof word Hollywood-fliek

Hy het nie besef dat dit sy droom is nie totdat dit gebeur het. ’n Rolprent gaan aanstaande jaar in Hollywood van ’n draaiboek van die skrywer François Bloemhof gemaak word. Sy voorstel vir ’n rolprent wat hy ses maande gelede aan ’n Amerikaanse rolprentvervaardiger voorgelê het, is pas aanvaar. “Dis een van daai dinge […]
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South African Expats (SAFFAs) with Kids Take Six Months to Settle but it Makes Families Closer

Despite the benefits of raising a family abroad, parents and children alike take time to settle into their new life. However, the challenge can bring families closer together, according to new data. Almost half of expat parents say their children take longer than six months to feel at home in their new country, with 25% […]
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