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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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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Refugee status no easy way out

AfriForum often receives enquiries about refugee status because people feel increasingly unsafe. The civil rights organisation is convinced that Afrikaners – who know no other home – are able to lead a meaningful and sustainable existence in peace with other communities, here on the southernmost tip of Africa. Even if you are worried about the […]
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Help, my children are emigrating!

When your children decide to leave the country permanently, you suddenly have to outface quite a few challenges. The well-known columnist Cecile Cilliers says people are surprised when they hear that she has three children on three different continents. “How on earth do you endure that?” they want to know. “In the long run, one […]
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South African carp fishers represented New Zealand at world championships

Marius Koekemoer and Gareth Edwards, two South African carp fishers from Auckland, are currently in France, where they participated in the World Carp Classic Tournament. Although the tournament is 19 years old and 95 teams from across the world normally enter, it was the first time that a team represented New Zealand there. The two […]
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Weekend reflection: What you focus on gets bigger and bigger

We arrived in South Africa just more than a week ago and we still enjoy every moment! At the moment Krugersdorp is our base, but we have already been to Pretoria, Harties, Bloemfontein, Wesselsbron and Parys. Especially Bloemfontein was special to me (it helped that the Boks drew!). My godparents have lived in Bloemfontein all […]
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Fact flash: the Voortrekker Monument

This 43-meter high granite monument was inaugurated in 1949. It commemorates the pioneers, called the Voortrekkers, who moved into the interior of South Africa between 1834 and 1854 in search of freedom and self-government. It is the only Afrikaner monument declared to be a Grade 1 National Heritage Site after 1994. The site combines elements […]
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Shenzhen 2nd Social Event October 2017

Starts in 6 days Fri 27 Oct 19:30 – 23:00 Address:- Little Papa No.116, 6th Building. NH Ecool Taizi Road, Nanshan | 深圳蛇口太子路南海意库6栋116号 Shenzhen By popular Demand from Our Internations Family and also the Indian New Year was in Mid October, I would like to introduce a New Indian Restaurant to the Internations Family. It […]
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Toronto Official Newcomers’ Event

Starts in 3 days Tue 24 Oct 18:30 – 20:30 Address:- Plentea 1205 Queen St W Toronto New in Toronto? New to InterNations? Our Newcomers’ Events are smaller, lovely get-togethers, especially organized for members who are new in our community. Finding like-minded people in a new city can be quite challenging. Therefore, this event and […]
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Frankfurt Newcomers’ October Event

Starts today at 20:00 Sat 21 Oct 20:00 – Sun 22 Oct 02:00 Address:- Oceans Restaurant Bar & Lounge Bockenheimer Landstraße 87, 60325 Frankfurt Hi to all you, Newcomers! A few of you will have experienced our amazing 10 years anniversary event. Now we would wish to invite you all to our October Newcomers Event. […]
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