SA plans to ease visa admin for holders of valid US, UK or Canadian visas

When it comes to making it easier for key markets to visit South Africa as well as concluding key travel business deals, the “proof is in the doing”, says Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom.

Speaking to Traveller24 over the weekend after Indaba 2018 took place in Durban, Hanekom says he remains positive about tourism’s potential.

“Indaba was really excellent, having spent four days there and meeting with eight African ministers and one deputy, it was packed with a good turnout.”
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AfriForum exposes South Africa’s Turn to Communism in U.S.

On a recent trip to the United States, leaders of AfriForum, Africa’s largest civil-rights organization, exposed the South African government’s growing extremism, including official plans to steal land from European-descent farmers as well as escalating calls for violence and murder against minority communities. Indeed, violence, especially against farmers, is already off the charts.
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AfriForum se Kriel en Roets na VSA vir bewusmaking oor plaasmoorde en onteiening

Kallie Kriel, uitvoerende hoof van die burgerregte-organisasie AfriForum, en Ernst Roets, adjunk- uitvoerende hoof, vertrek vandag na die VSA waar hulle Suid-Afrika se situasie rondom plaasmoorde en die ANC se planne vir onteiening sonder vergoeding sal belig.

AfriForum se verskerpte veldtog om die internasionale gemeenskap se aandag op plaasmoorde en onteiening van eiendom sonder vergoeding te vestig, het die afgelope tyd vinnig spoed opgetel, sê Kriel.
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US threatens to cut funding to South Africa

The United States has threatened to cut funding to South Africa, after it emerged that South Africa is among the countries in the United Nations that is most likely to vote against the US.

The US, through its USAID programme, provides funding for South African health services (related to diseases such as HIV/Aids and tuberculosis), basic education, and assistance for small and medium enterprises. In 2016, USAID’s total foreign assistance to South Africa amounted to US$459.7-million.
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Eskom topbestuur bespreek kragvoorsienaar se geldkrisis in Amerika

Die topleiers van Eskom is tans in Washington D.C. in Amerika om met beleggers en finansiers te praat oor hoe hulle Eskom uit sy huidige verknorsing gaan haal, het Nelisiwe Magubane, nie-uitvoerende direkteur van Eskom, Donderdag gesê.

Magubane het voor die parlement se staande komitee oor toedelings verskoning gemaak dat Jabu Mabuza, voorsitter van Eskom, en Phakamani Hadebe, waarnemende uitvoerende hoof, nie Donderdag hul afspraak met die komitee kon nakom nie.
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SA women honored for campaign against nuclear power plans in USA

Liziwe McDaid and Makoma Lekalakala received the Goldman environmental award for their efforts to mobilize South Africans successfully against government plans to spend R1 billion (trillion) on an agreement with Russia to build nuclear power stations.

Two women who were the driving force behind the court case to reverse the South African government’s nuclear power agreement were honored on Sunday with a prestigious environmental award in San Francisco, USA.
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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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