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Two missing South Africans in Vietnam organ’s may have been harvested

The two missing South Africans in Vietnam fit the same pattern of victims of organ harvesting, says Imtiaz Sooliman, founder of the Gift of the Givers. “From everything we’ve seen in these two cases, it doesn’t look like anything else. We hope there is another chance to save them, ”Sooliman…

VIDEO: South Africa Ranked The MOST Dangerous Tourist Country in The World For Solo Women Travelers, By Far! Stay Safe, Stay Away!

A study of the world’s most dangerous tourist countries for women traveling alone reveals the good, the bad, the ugly and then all three in one at the top of the list, or rather bottom: South Africa, which stands out head and shoulders above countries like Brazil, Mexico, Iran, Morocco,…

Ukrainian Tourist murdered and robbed while hiking in SA in broad daylight for his backpack on Chapman’s Peak scenic trail

A Ukrainian tourist was stabbed to death for his backpack on a scenic Hout Bay trail on Saturday morning.

Ivan Ivanov, 44, was attacked about 10m from the trail exit at East Fort on Chapman’s Peak Drive around 11.30am.

SA Bantu Protecting Rwandan Bantu Genocide Suspect? Majority Bantu regime in SA not co-operating with UN ICC – This is not the first time SA failed to assist in the arrest of fugitives sought by the UN court

The chief prosecutor of a UN tribunal on Wednesday accused South Africa of failing to co-operate in the arrest of a fugitive sought over his role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide. “Since August of last year, my office has been seeking urgent cooperation from South Africa in relation to the…

South Africans can now visit 99 countries visa-free or with a visa-on-arrival, according to the latest Henley Passport Index

This latest ranking of passport power and global mobility – which is based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) – shows that overall, African states continue to fare poorly, although there have been some recent positive changes as more countries on the continent relax their visa policies.

So you need to pack? Here are a few handy tips to make sure your trip is a success

Do you find yourself thinking for days on end about things you will need on the trip and telling yourself “I must remember to pack that”? Have you arrived and discovered “oops I should have packed that”? There is a simple solution and it works, especially if it’s keeping you up at night before the trip – write it down. Yes, make a list, add to it whenever you have an idea that I must pack this, and take it with you. When you get there and think I should have, add it to that list and keep it in one of those pockets in your favourite bag or case so next time, you won’t forget. When you are doing that last-minute dash instead of running around in circles you can check your list and feel far more at ease and only have to deal with the excitement or nerves of the trip itself.

Are You Planning a Weekend Trip? How to Have Fun Without Breaking the Bank

Sometimes, we all just need to get away from the stresses and pressures of everyday life. From work burnout to handling everything at home, there are many ways we can get overwhelmed, and that can lead to depression, anxiety, and even substance abuse.

What South African expats need to know about financial emigration and recession

With the South African economy currently in recession, lessening the effects of Rand volatility is a top priority for many people at the moment. Many expatriates have retirement funds and other assets in South Africa that they would like to withdraw and transfer offshore. This is known as the process of financial emigration. SAFFA.com had a look at the most common questions about this process below.

Russian Delegation Headed to South Africa to Discuss Resettlement Plan with Oppressed Boers Seeking Asylum (Video)

A Russian delegation is due to come to South Africa to work out a more detailed resettlement plan with the Boer community. The first families of Boers, descendants of Dutch, French and German settlers in South Africa, could soon be moving to Russia to escape farm murders, anti-white racism and rising violence against farmers. An estimated 15,000 Boers want to leave South Africa and become farmers in Russia.

“South African Government Wants Whites to Leave SA” – Saffa changes his name to Ivan, wants to move to Russia too

At least a million, possibly much more, white South Africans have left their country in the past three decades, but most don’t choose Russia as their new home, unlike Johannes du Toit, who is intent on settling there as Ivan Vahrushin.
“The hostility, the injustice I’m living through, it is to do with the South African government. It is an attack on our people. They don’t want us to feel comfortable in our own country. They want us all to leave,”du Toit explains in his still somewhat rough but comprehensible Russian.