For the very first time, a small contingent of veterans from SA Legion UK will march past the Cenotaph on Whitehall as part of the Main Parade on Sunday 10 November.
With the London property market being more buoyant and vibrant than the property market around the rest of the UK, there have been many theories as to why this was the case
South Africans are united in their approval for the cutting of ministerial perks, government luxury travel and accommodation, and State credit cards for higher-ups. But this budget’s appetite to tackle the major constraints on growth have proven to be a matter of tense debate
South Africa, which attracts about a fifth of all foreign direct investment into Africa, has been named Country of the Future 2013/14 by London publication fDi Magazine.
South Africans must note that if they want to apply for British citizenship, they have to apply for the Retention of South African citizenship before they acquire British citizenship, in order to safeguard their SA citizenship
A man arrested for the shocking rape and murder of two toddlers in a Johannesburg township admits his guilt and will appear in court along with four other suspects on Thursday.
Jacob Zuma’s latest gaffe appears to disparage Malawians and African thinking, sending the Presidency into spin mode to contain speculation that those who oppose e-tolling in Gauteng are insufficiently patriotic in the President’s eyes
Melissa Powys-Rodrigues has been nominated for Rising Star of the Year in the South African Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2013. Read her profile and vote for her here.
Zimbabwe’s reigning ‘Mr Ugly’, William Masvinu, has made it to the national final of this year’s pageant that celebrates ‘the other side of beauty’.
Calling all SA Entrepreneurs and Business Owners in the USA! You are invited to a pivotal event happening right here in New York City. The Inaugural event for the SA-US Chamber of Commerce on Friday 25th October. Book early if you want to gain entrance to this limited seating event
Mark Jankovich has been nominated for Business Leader of the Year in the 2013 South African Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. Read his profile and vote for him here.
South Africa is ranked among the top five countries in the world in respect of tourism growth and is on its way to achieving its goal of becoming one of the top 20 destinations in the world by 2020
The Pretoria garden of 400 to 500 sculptures will present South Africans and foreign visitors alike with their history, life-size and real. And, for those who have filled up on the ambrosia of history, simpler pleasures await…at Africa’s largest water park, on the same site.
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne welcomes South Africa’s move to become the first African nation to join a new pilot scheme launched by the United Kingdom trialling the automatic exchange of tax information.
Marking the 50th anniversary of the Organization of African Unity; the topic for this year’s lecture in London is ‘The Social-Cultural Foundation of the 21st Century New Pan-Africanist Consciousness.’
EFF banners that seem to demand the party faithful kill their ideological opponents mark a new low in South African political discourse, but they do not mean the EFF can be discounted as a serious political party with grown-up ambitions. However, to achieve anything before 2014, Julius Malema will need to leave the shrill hate speech behind and propound some realistic policies
Lisa Copley has been nominated for Entrepreneur of the Year in the South African Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2013. Read her profile and vote for her here.
Beating almost 43,000 other entries from across 96 countries, Greg du Toit’s photo of elephants will take centre stage at the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition opening at the Natural History Museum on 18 October 2013.
South African authorities are set to take over the running of Mangaung maximum security facility after private security contractors G4S “lost effective control”.
The prediction at the start of the week was for the Rand to remain range-bound as long as the Democrats and the Republicans remained deadlocked over the US budget
Red October supporters demonstrated outside SA House in London last week. They displayed both an old and new South African flag and carried signs that read ‘Black on White Genocide’; Stop the Boer Genocide and ‘No Farmer, No Food’
Minister Shabangu’s announcement raises the bar for companies looking to invest in shale gas in a bid to balance the State’s long-term responsibility towards the Karoo with its short-term responsibility for job creation and prosperity
As 1990 turned, South Africa’s political reality began to change more with every passing month than it had in entire years. The end of stasis, taboos, bannings and violence was in sight.