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Famous South African ­Roger Bushell

March 2016 marks 72 years since iconic Great Escape mastermind, Roger Bushell’s death. But who was he and why is he so significant in South Africa’s history. We take a look at the legend whose name can be found on the war memorial less than a kilometre from...

Economic focus: moving your money out of SA could be your best bet

We’ve discussed the state of the Rand at some length in the last few months. Unfortunately, there’s no way of predicting exactly what the future holds, nor whether the country will bounce back. But amidst these precarious times, moving your money out of South Africa...

Homemade Skilpadjies

Skilpadjies, a South African delicacy, are sheep’s liver wrapped in a sheer layer of caul fat – the fatty layer that surrounds the kidneys. The liver is minced and mixed with chopped onions, seasoning and Worcestershire sauce (every chef has their own special...

Your sporting calendar for January/February 2016

For our sporting fanatics right across the globe, 2016 will see an array of exciting events, tournaments and matches. We’ve compiled a mini calendar of international and South African sporting events to add to your calendar for the next month. No matter where you are...

Economists warn: Rand not set for a swift recovery

The last few months have seen the Rand tumble down a slippery slope and economists have warned that this currency collapse is likely to plummet South African into a recession and possible credit-rating downgrade to junk status. Why is the Rand weakening? There are...

Recipe: Pina Colada popsicles

These are the popsicle equivalent of the quintessential cocktail and are a perfect summer treat for adults (or hold the rum to make them kid-friendly), and they couldn't be easier to whip up. I use freshly squeezed pineapple and lime juice, and I always squeeze a...

‘Tis the season to be giving

As most of us shut down the old noggins and laptops to face festive breaks with our families, it’s important to remember that not everyone is as advantaged as us. Surely, most South Africans are cutting back a bit after a tumultuous few weeks in our economy, but those...

In the spirit of Sevens: a win for South Africa

Our president’s latest antics have left most South Africans rather apprehensive - with changes which saw the rand on an unprecedented seesaw. But amid the doom and gloom, there were still some things to be celebrated. The Blitzbokke, South Africa’s pride and joy,...

Enjoy this festive season with a healthy Rooibos cocktail

“Rooibos tea is an easy and effective way to boost any cocktail. A lot of subtleties of rooibos tea play well off of vodka and specifically gin, since the latter has a lot of the same characteristics as the tea." Try any one of these 8 rooibos-inspired cocktails...

Famous South African: what we know about Hendrik Vermeulen

Hendrik Vermeulen is a South African fashion designer specialising in Haute Couture. Born in Fauresmith, he learned the basics of dressmaking from his mother and sold his first evening dress at the age of 15. An unlikely move for a small town Free State lad; and yet...

South African Christmas feast: Brandy and Coke glazed gammon

Taken from: cooksister.com Give your Christmas gammon a South African twist by infusing it with the flavours of brandy and Coke. A classic South African drink. Servings Prep Time 6-8 people 10 minutes Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes  Ingredients 1 large gammon joint,...

Roadshow: Transfer your wealth from South Africa to Australia

Time is running out! Remember to book your seat to financial freedom on the finglobal.com Roadshow. In association with NAB and Allan Gray, we'll show you how to transfer your wealth from South Africa. And as cross-border financial services experts, we have all the...

Famous South African: What we know about Neill Blomkamp

South Africans have made their mark on the world stage with names like Charlize Theron, Arnold Vosloo, Sasha Pieterse and Adhir Kalyan. But only recently have we begun to show our talent behind the camera. Thanks to the likes of people like South African-Canadian...

Jonah Lomu – a true rugby legend

The 2015 rugby season has drawn to a close, and it would seem this week that it ended on a sad and epic note. One of rugby’s greats, Jonah Lomu, passed away unexpectedly on the 18th of November at the age of 40. Lomu was known by one and all as an unconquerable spirit...

The simple solution for transfers of less than R1M

If you moved overseas before 1 January this year we now have a simple solution to what used to be a complex situation when it comes to transferring funds out of South Africa. The only must have to use the service is a green bar-coded ID document. Using a special...

Rugby wins! How the weekend played out for South African rugby

It’s been an exciting weekend for South African rugby, with the Xerox Golden Lions taking on the DHL Western Province in the Currie Cup final and the Springboks facing off against New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup semi-finals. Though Lions supporters celebrated their...

You have not eaten until you’ve eaten a BRAAI PIE

Taken from Braai Pie "Kwaai Braai Pie" vs "Next Level BraaiBroodjie" vs "A pie on the braai"... no matter how you refer to this puff pastry filled piece of heaven. It's a MUST TRY for every braai master.   Servings Prep Time 6 people 20 minutes Cook Time...

Learn how to transfer your wealth from South Africa to Australia

finglobal.com is coming to town! Yes, it’s true. finglobal.com is on a roadshow through Oz, showing people like you we can transfer your wealth from South Africa to Australia. We can assist with all your financial migration needs, whether you need help with foreign...

The face behind SuzelleDIY

South Africans have always had an interesting sense of humour. We defuse complex situations with satire and deal with hardships through laughter. And no one taps into this sense of humour like SuzelleDIY, a.k.a. Julia Anastasopoulos. A silver lining from the city of...

October 2015: Truly South African – crisp biltong stacks

It's Rugby World Cup and that's a perfect excuse for hosting a lekker braai every weekend!  We all know that 'dop & tjop' are the main ingredients to this event but why not impress your fellow Bok fans with a proudly South African snack, Crisp Biltong Stacks. ...

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