Month: November 2017

Top 10 Richest Women In South Africa

Over the years, more and more women have made a name for themselves and increased the total wealth controlled by women in the world. It does not matter how they attained their status of being rich women, be it through inheritance or working for it. What matters, however, is the fact that women are big […]

Top 10 Richest Kids in South Africa

Ten out of the SA’s wealthiest people are under 35 years old. One thing all the below listed entrepreneurs have in common, is that they started small from a very young age. Some say that you have to be born with a mind for this big venture, others say it can be taught. Whatever it […]

11 Things You Can Only Buy in South Africa

Everyone wants the chance to bring home unique souvenirs and keepsakes from their holidays spent travelling abroad. From pairs of leather shoes and natural skin care to craft gin and artisanal toffee, these proudly South African items are worth stocking up on because they are not sold in stores outside the country. 1.Well-made leather shoes […]

This is How much Taxi Drivers Earn in South Africa

The department of labour has updated its minimum wages for taxi drivers and other taxi employees. Taxi drivers can expect an around a 5.7% increase year-on-year, with increases applying retrospectively from the end of October 2017. The new increases mean that drivers’ minimum wage will increase from: Monthly: R3,218.57 to R3,413.26; Weekly: R742.80 to R787.73; Hourly: […]

Top Five Most Expensive South African Wines

With the Nederburg Auction and the Cape Winemakers Guild Auction in the last couple of months showing some wonderful prices realised for South African wines, here is a look at the five most expensive South African wines available in the UK. Some of us mere mortals might just be able to dream of sipping a […]

Five Things You Should Never Say to a South African

We’ve all been there – you meet someone for the first time and that moment they realise you’re South African, they suddenly start spouting random comments on your ethnicity, childhood, experiences or just ask the most annoying questions ever. Here are a few of the most common things people say that annoy South Africans. “Where […]

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