Ballsy Faf leads the way

Not only did Faf de Klerk start the SA flag speedo trend when shaking hands with Prince Harry, he’s now joining the fight against testicular cancer.

16th November 2019

Trusting each other brings benefits

trust, mistrustHugo Mercier has written an article on the effect that trust has on us and has come to the conclusion that “giving people a chance isn’t only the moral thing to do. It’s also the smart thing to do.”

15th November 2019

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Should I stay or should I go?

After chatting to a group of expats (trying hard to enjoy a braai in overcast, rainy London weather), Dean Gerber wrote these 20 reasons to stay in South Africa.

7th November 2019

SA company takes maggot farming to the world

Cape TownThe company behind the world’s first industrial-scale maggot farm based on organic waste plans to kick off its international expansion with a plant in California next year.

31st October 2019

An expats unblemished guide to living in Cape Town – FT

Cape TownHere’s a rational, enthusiastic expatriate’s view of Cape Town, balancing the dismal train service and high crime rate with the Mother City’s vibrant tech scene, laid-back friendliness and as she terms it “breath-taking outdoor mix.”

12th November 2019

Sharp rise in PhDs in SA under review

Around the world there has been a massive increase in demand for doctoral education. This mostly stems from the idea that the “knowledge economy” requires high-level skills.

13th November 2019

Francois Louw retires from Test rugby

Francois Louw, Springboks, SA RugbyThe first big-name Springbok to call it a day for Test rugby was Beast Mtawarira. Now the man known as Flo, Francois Louw, says a 10-year international adventure has to end.

10th November 2019

Water wastage and power cuts – a deadly combination

Water stress is on the riseA serious multi-year drought in parts of South Africa’s Northern and Eastern Cape provinces has seen a number of small towns threatened by total water supply failures and livestock farmers facing financial ruin.

8th November 2019